sweden

Wacko Group Of Swedish Men Say They Should Have The Right To “Abort Responsibility” For Unborn Child

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…

Katrin Higher |

Kanye West Found Divine Inspiration At IKEA

I feel the Holy Spirit stirring in me.

Bronwyn Isaac |

A Swedish Children’s Choir Pranked An Old Man In The Sweetest Way Possible

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…

Lauren Vinopal |

Sweden Has A New, Gigantic Snow Penis

Viva la Snow Wang!

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s We Should All Be Feminists Will Be Given To Every 16-Year Old In Sweden

Clearly, we should all expatriate immediately.

Megan Reynolds |

Let’s All Move To Sweden, Where There’s A Vagina Mural At A Middle School

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…

Jessica Wakeman |

Sweden Now Rating Movies Based On The Bechdel Test

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

FEMEN Activists Ripped Off Burqas To Reveal Naked Breasts Inside A Swedish Mosque

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?

Jessica Wakeman |

Sorry, You Can’t Name Your Kid “Mafia No Fear” In New Zealand

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…

Julie Gerstein |

Swedish High School Debuts Gender Neutral Locker Room

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.

Jessica Wakeman |

Absolutely Terrible: Modeling Agencies Are Stalking Eating Disorder Clinics For New Models Now

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…

Julie Gerstein |

Sweden Shop Under Fire For Making Employees Reveal Breast Size

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…

Julie Gerstein |

Controversy! Swedish Store Opts For Curvy Mannequins, World Implodes

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…

Julie Gerstein |

In Sweden, You Can Pay To Pretend To Be Homeless For The Night

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…

Julie Gerstein |

Be My Boyfriend: Guy Who Received Disability Benefits For His Heavy Metal Addiction

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…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger |

Swedish Teens Riot After Slut-Shaming On Instagram

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…

Jessica Wakeman |

Mommie Dearest: Why Toy Catalogs Make Me Roll My Eyes

Mommie Dearest is The Frisky’s new biweekly column about being a mama.

I have a love/hate relationship with catalogs. There are some that I love to flip through…

Avital Norman Nathman |

Being A Nerd Is Bad (According To The Dictionary, Anyway)

With all the “fake geek girl” controversy spreading throughout the Internet, there’s been a lot of discussion about what it really means to be a geek or a nerd and…

The Mary Sue |

Will Ferrell’s Very Will Ferrellian Swedish Old Milwaulkee Commercial

Pretty much everything Will Ferrell does is funny — even in Swedish. Ferrell did a series of commercials in Sweden for Old Milwaukee, and in one of them, he even…

Julie Gerstein |

Bacon Straight Out Of The Bottle

Bacon is awesome, right? I mean, I’m vegan and don’t eat the stuff, but I can honestly say that my mouth waters every time I smell it. Which is why…

Julie Gerstein |
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