Baltimore Police Rep Calls Freddie Gray Protesters A “Lynch Mob”

By: Robyn Pennacchia / April 23, 2015
This past weekend, 25-year-old Freddie Gray died while in police custody. Though he was arrested without incident, for possession of an illegal switchblade, he suffered spinal and neck injuries at the hands of police while in the police van. The Department of Justice is currently investigating. Now, as you might imagine, yet another black man dying… More »

A Sex Shop Is Opening Up In Mecca

By: Beejoli Shah / April 23, 2015
I guess it's true what they say about a good orgasm making you see God: a sex shop will be opening in Saudi Arabia, in the heart of Islam's holiest land, Mecca. El Asira, a Netherlands-based sex toy company run by Abdelaziz Aouragh, will be opening its first brick-and-mortar outlet in the Makkah region of Saudi… More »

Woman Discovers Brain Tumor Is Actually An “Evil Twin”

By: Megan Reynolds / April 23, 2015
When Yamini Karanam, a 26-year-old grad student in Indiana, started developing headaches, reading comprehension issues and crippling fatigue, she knew that something was wrong with her brain. But she probably wasn't expecting to learn that there was a teratoma, replete with teeth, bones and teeth, pressing on her pineal gland and wrecking havoc on her life. More »

Congress Votes To Allow DC Employers To Fire Women For Using IVF, Getting Pregnant

By: Robyn Pennacchia / April 23, 2015
Hey! Guess what, residents of D.C.! Congress did something pretty exciting for you. You may soon be able to fire a woman for having in vitro fertilization, just like you always dreamed. You can also fire her for getting pregnant out of wedlock! Women who have IVF, or choose to have a child without being married,… More »

Personal Goal: Stop Gorging On Gossip & Irrationally Hating Celebrities

By: Claire Hannum / April 23, 2015
When I first started writing on the internet, I made a conscious decision to think twice before putting words out into the ether about celebrities, because I wanted to avoid making excessively cruel commentary about stars or their bodies. They're people too, I thought, and the last thing I want is to turn into a bitter bitch typingMore »

Here Is The Michelle Tanner Impression You Never Wanted To See, Courtesy Of Andy Cohen

By: Megan Reynolds / April 23, 2015
Andy, why. … More »

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