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Models Under 18 In New York Will Soon Be Protected By Child Labor Laws

We know that some models pursue dangerous measures in the hopes they will join the cadre of elites. We know that being a top model means million-dollar contracts and the key…

Jessica Wakeman | June 14, 2013 - 2:30 pm

The Right To Protected Sex: Bill Introduced To Decriminalize Condom Possession

Anti-trafficking advocates, LGBT organizations, lawmakers and public health advocates have gathered in Albany, New York today to push for new legislation about condoms.  Yes, condoms.

Currently 39 million…

Sarah Gray | April 23, 2013 - 5:20 pm

This Doctor’s Bathroom Sign Welcomes Everyone

Last week, we uttered a collective, “UGH, ARIZONA!” over the news that the Arizona House of Representatives advanced a bill allowing businesses to ban transgender folks from using the restroom of their identified…

Sarah Gray | April 2, 2013 - 3:40 pm

NYPD’s Misguided Strategy To Get Domestic Violence Victims To Cooperate

If you abuse your partner you deserve some serious jail-time.  Nobody could argue with that.  Yet, according to The New York Post, the New York Police Department’s method of getting a victim…

Sarah Gray | March 20, 2013 - 9:40 am

Breaking News: You Can Be A Feminist And A Stay-At-Home Mom

I expected the worst when I heard that that New York magazine would be writing an article about “The Retro Wife,” about how some liberal feminists are embracing retro lifestyles…

Jessica Wakeman | March 19, 2013 - 8:00 am

New York Governor Cuomo Looks To Update State’s Abortion Laws

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to update abortion laws in New York by removing restrictions on late term abortions (past 24 weeks), which have previously been available only if…

Sarah Gray | February 19, 2013 - 6:00 pm

New York, New Jersey Forced To Evacuate Again

The Nor’easter threatening the already-battered Atlantic Coast is weakening, but New York and New Jersey are still ordering evacuations ahead of the storm, which is already pelting Washington with ice and…

Newser | November 7, 2012 - 1:50 pm

This Is Why Everyone Is Working From Home In NYC Today

This is an image taken directly from the New York City MTA of what one of the downtown subway stations looks like post-Hurricane Sandy. That’s an entire subway tunnel full…

Julie Gerstein | October 31, 2012 - 1:40 pm

The Church Of Kim Kardashian: New York Magazine Wades Deep In Shallow Water

The kingdom of Kim Kardashian has been denounced more frequently and more publicly than any other celebrity name in recent history. There’s something about this family — their wholly public…

Rachel Krause | August 15, 2012 - 7:30 am

The Internet Does Something Nice For A Stranger: Harassed Bus Monitor Karen Klein Gets A Vacation

Kids can be awful to each other. And kids who haven’t been taught right can even be awful to adults. Bus monitor Karen Klein, of Greece, New York, rides the…

Julie Gerstein | June 20, 2012 - 5:00 pm

Nabokov’s Favorite Butterfly Flies North, And Straight Into Our City, For Spring

Lepidopterists, take note: if you live toward the north, you may have noticed an exceptional amount of orange and black butterflies taking to the skies. These are the Red Admiral…

Rachel Krause | May 12, 2012 - 4:00 pm

NY State Senator Ruben Diaz Sensibly Invokes Hitler In Abortion Rights Debate

“Hitler was pro-choice. He chose to send the Jews to Auschwitz. That was not their choice that was Hitler’s choice. Murderers, assassins and criminals are pro-choice. They choose to put…

Jessica Wakeman | May 2, 2012 - 1:20 pm

224 Pages Of “Paris Versus New York”

As both a New Yorker and a bonafide Francophile, I am a madly adoring fan of the brilliant graphic designer Vahram Muratyan’s website, Paris versus New York. He compares the…

Rachel Krause | February 10, 2012 - 11:40 am

The No-Pants Dance: The 2012 No Pants Subway Ride

Last month, New York group Improv Everywhere held the 11th Annual No Pants Subway Ride, a day to ride around mass transportation with your undies waving in the wind. This…

Julie Gerstein | February 6, 2012 - 11:40 am

In Defense Of Katherine Heigl & The “America’s Sweetheart” Problem

Let’s get one thing straight: I am not a fan of Katherine Heigl movies and I probably won’t see her new film “One for the Money” unless I’m forced. But…

Julie Gerstein | January 31, 2012 - 11:00 am

Beauty Bar Brings Its Online Store Into The Real World

We’ve long loved online beauty and skincare company Beauty Bar for its extensive (extremely extensive) collection of top quality skincare, makeup and beauty brands. Where else can you find Malin…

Julie Gerstein | November 30, 2011 - 1:40 pm

Dominatrix Suspended From New York Attorney General’s Office

Lawyers in the New York Attorney General’s office are used to cracking down on bad boys. But in Alisha Smith’s case, bad boys may have been paying her top dollar…

Jessica Wakeman | September 20, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Say Something Nice, You Jerks!

New Yorkers aren’t exactly known for being the nicest, most positive bunch. Which might have been why the folks at Improv Everywhere set out to get Manhattan residents to…

Julie Gerstein | August 22, 2011 - 6:20 pm

What Tiny Living Really Looks Like

Not going to lie, watching Manhattan architect Luke Clark Tyler, who lives in a 76 square foot apartment, talk about his living space kind of gave me heart palpitations.

Julie Gerstein | August 4, 2011 - 10:40 am

Today’s Lady News: The Broadway Show “Hair” Will Marry Gay Couples Onstage

The Broadway show “Hair” will marry a bunch of gay couples live onstage in front of the audience after the July 25 show! New York State’s new law legalizing

Jessica Wakeman | July 15, 2011 - 6:20 pm