speech

Donald Trump Saying “Titties” In A Speech Is The Best Mistake He’s Ever Made

Leave it to the billionaire-turned-politician to be bring boobs into the presidential race. More »


Larry Wilmore Elicits Mixed Reactions With His Speech At The White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Comedian and Comedy Central’s Nightly Show Host Larry Wilmore may or may not have brought down the house while hosting last night’s 2016 White House Correspondents’ Dinner in Washington, D.C.

He cracked many jokes at the expense of President Barack Obama and other politicians, and had lots of sharp one-liners about the media. More »


Frisky Rant: Vocal Fry Isn’t Holding Women Back, Misogyny Is

Young women: femininity is powerful. Your speech patterns are powerful. The slang and vocal patterns of teenage girls are so powerful that they’ve been dissected and analyzed by linguistic scientists: uptalk, vocal fry, even the “Valley Girl” stereotype all point to specific speech patterns utilized by some women. A piece published in The Guardian yesterdayMore »


New Mexico Republican Calls 19-Year-Old Labor Advocate A “Bitch”

New Mexico GOP official Steve Kush called a 19-year-old labor advocate from the group Working America a “radical bitch” over Twitter. He also made rude comments about her on Facebook, which were responded to by Bob Cornelious, former Republican party county executive director, insinuating that she was a prostitute.  Cornelious later apologized, but as… More »


What Barack Obama Had To Say To Muslim Women

This week, Barack Obama headed to Egypt with a pretty big mission in mind: smoothing over relations between the United States and the Muslim World. The pinnacle of his trip—a speech at Cairo University yesterday afternoon. In his speech, he emphasized the need for tolerance, not confrontation, between peoples, genders and religions in our increasingly… More »