Four confederate statues have been ordered to be removed from New Orleans, Louisiana.
A 6 to 1 vote amongst city council representatives ruled in favor of having them taken down from prominent areas in the city.
The requests were addressed to the city’s mayor Mitch Landrieu and he agreed to take… READ MORE »
Malala Yousafzai has inspired the Obamas to start a new initiative to support education for girls around the world. [Washington Post]
Vice President Biden will be the headline speaker at the Human Rights Campaign’s annual convention this year. [AP]
A “sex gang” in Oxfordshire has assaulted 373 children in the last 16… READ MORE »
When Hurricane Katrina hit, director/producer and former New Orleans resident Rennik Soholt watched the footage of the flooding in horror with the rest of America. Close friends were still trapped there, and he worried if he’d ever see them again. He arrived in the city with his camera, struggling to grasp the enormity of the… READ MORE »
A New Orleans cab driver would much prefer that you focus on the fact he returned a man’s lost wallet and didn’t accept the reward and not that he covered the in-cab surveillance camera and allegedly raped a woman sleeping in the back of his taxi. [Jezebel]
Surprise! White men make up the… READ MORE »
Be still, my heart! Channing Tatum purchased a “brothel-style pub” in New Orleans called Saints and Sinners, which he is doin’ up “Magic Mike”-style with an all-male revue. Frisky field trip, anyone? Amelia is already booking her flight. [In Touch]
Robert Pattinson is not, in fact, hiding out at Reese Witherspoon’s house. I… READ MORE »
Nicolas Cage was arrested for domestic abuse in New Orleans when he allegedly shoved his wife on the street early this morning. A “very drunk” Cage was reportedly arguing with his wife, Alice, on the street when a cab driver witnessed him grab his wife by the arm and try to drag her. (TMZ claims… READ MORE »
Since Hurricane Katrina, Brad Pitt’s “Make it Right” foundation has helped so many New Orleans residents that folks are calling for him to run for mayor. Pitt says he doesn’t have a chance, explaining he’s running on the “gay… READ MORE »
New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has called it the storm of the century. After the wreckage left in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, we here at The Frisky join the rest of the country in letting the citizens of New Orleans and the rest of the Gulf Coast know that we’re thinking of you. [CNN.com]… READ MORE »
A new saying is showing up all over New Orleans these days – Soul is waterproof. After 10 minutes in this unique city, you’ll see just how true that is. What keeps the city going post-Hurricane Katrina are its strong roots in family, food and music, as well as the undying belief in another famous… READ MORE »
Yesterday we had a post about a vagina shaped couch. Today we discovered that New Orleans will be the site of a special 10th Anniversary performance of The Vagina Monologues because, says playwright Eve Ensler, “we should celebrate New Orleans, cherish it, protect it, just as we do our vaginas, and make sure it goes… READ MORE »