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The Soapbox: Replacing Sexism With Racism Is Not a Proper Hollaback

This post is reprinted from The Huffington Post with the permission of its authors.

What’s the biggest myth about street harassment? That men of color comprise the majority…

Emily May and Courtney Young | March 9, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Woman Gives Birth On NYC Sidewalk & The Local News Caught It All On Tape

On one hand, I do not envy this poor woman at all. Giving birth on NYC’s filthy sidewalk, right out in the open, with strangers — helpful though they…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 25, 2014 - 11:40 am

Old Douche Unearthed Near New York’s City Hall

Finding an old douche at New York City Hall isn’t breaking news. Finding a 19th-century feminine hygiene device is.

Archaeologists uncovered a 3-inch contraceptive artifact during a 2010…

Huffington Post Weird News | February 20, 2014 - 11:40 am

NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio Boycotts St. Patrick’s Day Parade Over Gay Ban

New York City’s new mayor Bill de Blasio announced he will boycott the St. Patrick’s Day parade, the largest in the nation, because  of the organizers’ ban on pro-gay…

Jessica Wakeman | February 4, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Ring In The New Year With This Ode To New York City

Love it or hate it, New York City might be the most romantic, mind blowing or worst date you’ll have in 2014. Ring in the new year with Brooklyn songwriter…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 31, 2013 - 5:00 pm

It’s Time To Cry: Blind Man Falls On NYC Subway Tracks, His Service Dog Jumps Down After Him

There is one nightmare that every New Yorker is terrified of experiencing: falling (or getting pushed) onto the subway tracks. For Cecil Williams, 61, that nightmare became a reality on…

Jessica Wakeman | December 18, 2013 - 11:40 am

Twerking On The Subway Tracks Is So Hot Right Now

Eat your heart out, Miley Cyrus. Anyone can hump Robin Thicke’s Beetlejuice costume on a stage full of people. But it takes real cojones — and, um, possibly a death…

Jessica Wakeman | November 27, 2013 - 11:30 am

Here’s A Map Of Who’s Having The Most Sex In New York City


The internet is the land of over-sharing, and it appears that the interweb gods have now gifted us with one of the most useful over-shares of all: a nifty…

Claire Hannum | November 12, 2013 - 6:00 pm

This Fake “Lord Of The Rings” Subway Service Advisory Poster Isn’t All That Far From The Truth

Relying on the New York City subway system is sometimes like relying on a three-legged, one-eyed horse for all of your transportation needs. Trying to get from my apartment off…

Rachel Krause | October 29, 2013 - 11:40 am

It’s Official: Cat Painting Contest Will Be The Most Brooklyn Thing Ever

Just when you thought the streets of Brooklyn were safe again, cat people had to go do something ridiculous: on November 24th, there will be a Brooklyn Cat Painting Takedown…

Jessica Wakeman | October 26, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Teen Carrying Dead Fetus In Bag Arrested For Shoplifting At NYC Victoria’s Secret

Today in Horrible Things I Would Rather Not Know: a 17-year-old girl was arrested  for shoplifting at a Victoria’s Secret in midtown Manhattan yesterday and was carrying a dead fetus…

Jessica Wakeman | October 18, 2013 - 12:00 pm

NYC “Silver Man” Shares Some Words With A Security Guard

The “silver men” of Times Square and other such tourist hotspots have one job and one job only — to stand completely stationary, no moving, no blinking, like a statue,…

Rachel Krause | September 29, 2013 - 3:00 pm
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