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Entertainment

Because she’s been suspended before and apparently didn’t learn her lesson, her punishment was even worse this time around. READ MORE »


News

Liberia can be a dangerous place for an openly gay man. READ MORE »


News

Sweden’s centrist Liberal Party “youth wing” is proposing that men should be able to “legally abort” their unborn children up to the 18th week of pregnancy.

Ok, ok they don’t mean REALLY abort. But this batshit idea would allow a potential father to legally abdicate his responsibility toward the child up to the… READ MORE »


Celebs

I feel the Holy Spirit stirring in me. READ MORE »


Video

In NYC I consider it a successful commute anytime the train doesn’t stall and I don’t have to smell urine. By the looks of a recent video posted by STHLM Panda, it seems Sweden has much more magical public transportation.

Erling, who looks somewhat like a beefier Bernie Sanders, is met by one boy at first. READ MORE »


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Viva la Snow Wang! READ MORE »


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Clearly, we should all expatriate immediately. READ MORE »


Love & Sex

God bless the Swedes and their sensible, sex positive outlook! A middle school principal in Nykoping, Sweden has thrown his support behind a mural inside the school depicting a modern art-style vagina.

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News

Sweden has introduced a movie rating system based on the Bechdel Test, which assesses whether a movie features  two or more female characters, with names, who have conversations with one another about something other than a man. Now Swedes can easily decide whether to see a movie based on whether it treats women like human beings! READ MORE »


News

Oh, FEMEN. Whether you respect their antics or think they’re terribly offensive and annoying, you have to admit they’re good at publicity stunts! The topless feminist activist group’s latest hijinks? Going into a mosque in Stockholm, Sweden, while wearing burqas and then whipping off the veils to reveal their bare breasts underneath and political slogans… READ MORE »


News

Oh, you were thinking of naming your son “Anal,” and you live in New Zealand? Too bad! The country’s Internal Affairs department vetoed the name, along with 76 others, claming they were inappropriate, bizarre or offensive. A sampling of some of the verboten names?

4Real
V8
Queen Victoria
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News

Students at a Swedish high school have requested and received a gender neutral changing room as part of the school’s locker room for any student that wants to use it. Soedra Latins upper secondary school already has male and female locker rooms, but students proposed last year that they have an additional space for students… READ MORE »


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Because skinny is more important than healthy, some modeling scouts in Sweden have taken to hanging around outside of eating disorder clinics to find new models. Yes, I’ll say that again: modeling scouts are approaching girls — some of them too weak to stand — at the Stockholm Center for Eating Disorders and offering themREAD MORE »


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A lingerie shop in Sundsvall, Sweden, is in trouble for requiring that employees wear placards revealing their boob size. A Swedish employment tribunal (which sounds more smiley and blond than frightening) found the company guilty of gender discrimination, and awarded employees financial compensation for the gaffe. … READ MORE »


News

A Swedish department store is at the center of a maelstrom of controversy after it used larger mannequins in its in-store displays. Spotted in a Swedish H&M, the move was lauded by the group Women’s Rights News for offering up a more realistic example of what women’s bodies look like, and more than 30,000 commenters… READ MORE »


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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 homeless for the night? (No, not really). Faktum Hotel, in Gothenberg, Sweden, will give you the opportunity. For just $10, you can get to be… READ MORE »


Entertainment

Dear Roger Tullgren AKA The Guy Who Received Disability Benefits For His Heavy Metal Addiction,

A lot of people claim to lead a heavy metal lifestyle, but as far as I know, you’re the only one who has had three separate psychologists confirm that your obsession with heavy metal is actually a clinical addiction. READ MORE »


News

High school students in Sweden staged a riot after a 17-year-old student posted a question on Instagram asking for “sluts” to be identified, which garnered a list of 200 pictures of 13- and 14-year-old kids. In response, other students — including older siblings — went after the original poster and then rioted in the… READ MORE »


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