Gift Guide: For Your Friend Who’s Transitioning

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 27, 2015 - 2:00 pm

So your friend came out as transgender/genderqueer/non-binary! Yay! The holidays are actually a pretty perfect time to show your friend your support, both by taking that old holiday advice to let the people you love know that you care and by giving them gifts that’ll help their transition. Take care to ask themMore »

I Had A Severe Panic Attack And PUNCHED A Stranger On Black Friday | November 27, 2015 - 11:30 am

Black Friday isn’t a good time to find out you have a panic disorder.

It was my first year living away from home. I’d moved to Chicago for art school and stayed in the city over the Thanksgiving break. On Friday morning, I remembered my grandfather’s birthday was coming… More »

Amelia: 10 Things I’m Thankful For This Year

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 26, 2015 - 5:20 pm

Happpppy Thanksgiving, readers! Here’s what I’m giving thanks for this year… More »

Robyn: 10 Things I’m Thankful For This Thanksgiving

Robyn Pennacchia | November 26, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Happy Thanksgiving! Due to some unforeseen circumstances, I am going to have to stay in Chicago this year instead of getting to spend time with my family back home in either Rhode Island or Rochester, NY. I am super close with my family, so I’m a little bummed–but, thankfully, we’re not people who put a… More »

Megan: 10 Things I’m Thankful For In 2015

Megan Reynolds | November 26, 2015 - 1:00 pm

The last time I was required to speak on what I was thankful for, I was standing in a circle in my ex-boyfriend’s living room, holding hands with strangers, all of whom seemed perfectly comfortable and at ease with being totally earnest. I’m not sure what I said, but it was clearly influenced by the… More »

Rebecca: 10 Things I’m Thankful For In 2015

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 26, 2015 - 10:00 am

Happpppy Thanksgiving! More »

Why Would You Wear Underwear That Makes Your Vagina Smell Like Bacon?

Megan Reynolds | November 25, 2015 - 3:30 pm

For all the times you though to yourself, “Hey my vagina doesn’t smell meaty enough.”… More »

This Thanksgiving, Eat Whatever You Goddamn Want

Lauren Duca | November 25, 2015 - 10:30 am

Each year, as the holidays approach, Black Friday inches closer to the Wednesday before the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, and we are inundated with advice on how to diet the day of. This is apparently the one and only idea that literally all the health publications have in November. Gone are the tips for getting LeaMore »

Why Meteorologists Wear The Same Dress

Newser | November 25, 2015 - 9:45 am

Sartorial conspiracy, anyone? An Imgur userhas revealed the fact that many female meteorologists are wearing the same $23 dress—which, it turns out, says a lot about their job and the attitudes of fans. Described on Amazon as a “Stretch Tunic Pencil Sheath Dress,” it’s a poly/cotton/spandex blend with sleeves, a solid color, and a bold… More »

Here’s What To Talk About At Thanksgiving Instead Of Fighting About Politics

Megan Reynolds | November 25, 2015 - 9:00 am

Argue with Aunt Edna about immigration reform, if you want, or talk about literally anything else. Your call! More »

This Enterprising Woman Is Making Sourdough Bread Using Yeast From Her Vagina

Megan Reynolds | November 24, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Sure. More »

Emily Postmodern: Mind Your Manners This Thanksgiving, Chickadees

Julianna Rose Dow | November 24, 2015 - 11:00 am

This Thanksgiving, be polite. And thankful. Don’t forget thankful! More »

A Man Made A Hilarious List Of Everything That Made His Wife Cry

Megan Reynolds | November 24, 2015 - 9:56 am

“She was hungover and saw a picture of a piglet.”… More »

Girls’ Night In: How To Throw A Grown-Up Sleepover

Pop Sugar | November 23, 2015 - 5:45 pm

Ouija boards, Truth or Dare, friendship bracelets, hair braiding: is there anything not to like about the slumber parties of our girlhood days? So instead of your next girls’ night out, how about making it a girls’ night in with our ideas for throwing a sleepover for grown-up girlfriends. We’ve found the entertainment, home goods,… More »

Thanksgiving Desserts For Every Special Diet

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 23, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Ack, Thanksgiving is this week and you’ve got a dietary need to accommodate! What do you do? Do you just go ahead and eat the desserts your hosts are offering, regardless of what your stomach or health or sense of ethics dictates?
NO! Of course not! Instead, you can bring one of these specially-curated dessertsMore »

Heroic Chinese Woman Believed To Be Dead For 10 Years, Found Living In Internet Cafe

Bronwyn Isaac | November 23, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Most of her food the past 10 years was provided by generous cafe customers, as well as the occasional cashier shifts she picked up along the way. More »

50 Thanksgiving Foods, Ranked

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 23, 2015 - 9:00 am

Don’t hate me for loving mashed potatoes. More »

Attention Men: Putting Glitter In Your Beard Isn’t The Best Idea

Megan Reynolds | November 20, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Don’t make out with a man with a glitter beard, you will regret it for the rest of your days. … More »

Panic, I Guess, Because L.L. Bean Boots Are Back-Ordered Once Again

Megan Reynolds | November 19, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Just like the sages and the prophets foretold. … More »

International Men’s Day: Thanks For All The Trophies, But No Thanks

Nico Lang | November 19, 2015 - 2:00 pm

An important message from a man about male privilege. More »

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