Posts tagged "homeless"

Couple Set Homeless Man On Fire, Insist “It Was Just A Prank!”

Joshua Benevidez and Irene Enriquez face multiple charges after throwing a firework at a sleeping homeless man.

Robyn Pennacchia | July 24, 2015 - 3:15 pm

Miley Cyrus Teams Up With Joan Jett For A New “Backyard Session” Benefitting Homeless & LGBTQ Teens

Say what you want about Miley Cyrus’s attempt at doing rap music, her sexually cartoonish art and her various antics, but her commitment to helping homeless and LGBTQ teens is…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 6, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Pope Francis Gives Homeless Catholics A Private Tour Of The Sistine Chapel

PLUS, millennials have some weird beliefs about doin’ it and VICE is all about sex innnnnn spaaaaaaaaace — all in Today’s Lady News!

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 30, 2015 - 6:30 pm

NHS: Genital Piercings Count As Female Genital Mutilation

The UK’s National Health Service has classified voluntary genital piercings as female genital mutilation.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 19, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Just Look At This Asshole: Catholic Church Spraying Homeless With Water At Night In San Francisco

In a tremendous show of Christian charity, a Catholic church in San Francisco has installed water sprinklers specifically meant to drive away the homeless people who sleep in the church’s…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 18, 2015 - 5:10 pm

NM Prosecutor To Bypass Grand Jury, Charge Cops With Murder Of Homeless Man

Last March, Albuquerque police engaged in a five-hour standoff with James Boyd, a schizophrenic homeless man who was camping out in a restricted area in the foothills after city shelters…

Robyn Pennacchia | January 12, 2015 - 12:30 pm

This Homeless Parisian Bodybuilder Is My New Fitspiration

I have clearly been underestimating bodyweight exercise, because this homeless man, Jacques, has been doing simple bodyweight exercises on the streets of Paris and complimenting it with a diet designed…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 12, 2015 - 11:40 am

Sleazy Homeless Dude Uses NYC Women For Sex And A Place To Crash

From now on, when people ask me what being single in New York City is like, I’m going to point them towards this video. The dude site Elite Daily profiled…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 15, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Homeless Mom Shanesha Taylor Charged With Child Abuse After Leaving Two Kids In Car During A Job Interview

Earlier this month, police arrested a mother in Scottsdale, Arizona, for leaving her two young children in the car while she went to a job interview.

On March…

Jessica Wakeman | March 31, 2014 - 3:30 pm

RIP Society: Youngsters Are Taking “Selfies With Homeless People”

If you thought “funeral selfies” and “selfies with cadavers” were tacky, you ain’t seen nothing yet. Some young people assholes are taking selfies with homeless people. …

Jessica Wakeman | February 10, 2014 - 4:30 pm

Man Poses As Homeless, Gives Away $1K

Drivers in Iowa who rolled down their window to give a few bucks to a homeless guy asking for help on Christmas Eve got a surprise gift in return. Read more

Newser | January 3, 2014 - 10:45 am

Family Hosts 200 Of Atlanta’s Homeless At Canceled Wedding Reception

Talk about turning lemons into lemonade. When Tamara Fowler’s wedding was called off just 40 days before she was to be married at Villa Christina catering hall in Atlanta, her parents, who…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 24, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Comedian Takes On Douchebag Abercrombie & Fitch Practices By Being A Douchebag

It’s pretty clear that Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries is a raging douchebag. Aside from the sexist and elitist (oh and we forgot, ableist) practices the company’s been found guilty,…

Julie Gerstein | May 15, 2013 - 11:40 am

In Sweden, You Can Pay To Pretend To Be Homeless For The Night

You’ve always wanted to know what it would be like to be homeless, right? (No, not at all). Wouldn’t you like to pay for the privilege of pretending to be…

Julie Gerstein | February 21, 2013 - 4:40 pm

“Not Homeless, Need Boobs”: Ohio Woman Begging For Boobs On The Street

There’s a couple of speed bumps on the street in Akron, Ohio, but they’re not the type you are thinking of: a 37-year-old woman identified only as Chrissy is panhandling…

Jessica Wakeman | July 13, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Dawn Loggins Overcomes Homelessness To Attend Harvard

Dawn Loggins spent the summer before her senior year of high school at the prestigious North Carolina Governors School, but when the summer was over, nobody from her family came…

Julie Gerstein | May 7, 2012 - 2:50 pm

Homeless Ted Williams Meets Estranged Mom

It’s been a banner week for Ted Williams. The 53-year-old spent 20 years living on the streets in Columbus, Ohio, his life ruined by drugs and alcohol. But then…

Julie Gerstein | January 7, 2011 - 11:45 am

New Site Makes You Guess: Hipster Or Hobo?

The moment the Sartorialist posted a picture of a homeless man looking chic on his blog, we had to realize this day was inevitable. And now it is here, ushered…

Lily Q | December 2, 2009 - 7:10 pm

An American Girl Doll That’s Homeless

Homelessness is having a “moment.” There are windows at Barneys embracing the sad, unfortunate reality and W magazine gave Sasha Pivovarova designer bags to pose with as she channeled a

Bianca Posterli | September 25, 2009 - 4:10 pm