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Here Are The 22 Senators Who Voted Against The Violence Against Women Act

Sorry if this is ruining your perfectly fine Wednesday, but we thought we’d bring this asshattery to your attention. The Senate voted in favor of the Violence Against Women Act on Tuesday, which is great! What’s not great: there were 22 jerks who voted against it. Thankfully, Whitney Dawn over at A Fine Frenzy compiled a list of all 22 dissenting Senators — which we’ve listed, along with their Twitter handles, after the jump, so feel free to put ‘em on blast.

And there is a silver lining: All 20 women in the Senate, regardless of party, voted in favor of VAWA, so there’s that. Keep reading »

Senators Against VAWA
These guys didn't even want to bring VAWA to a vote. Read More »
Vawa Passes!
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The violence against women act passed in the Senate. Read More »
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... from a prosecutor who has seen it all. Read More »

Everything You Need To Know To Vote, Dummy

2012 Election
All of The Frisky's posts about the 2012 election. Read More »
Women Shouldn't Vote
Says a reverend who is a complete misogynist. Read More »

Guys, the 2012 presidential election is nigh! And with less than two months to go before the next president is elected, y’all need to get your voting ducks in a row. If you’re not registered, or not sure where you’re registered, or are concerned about weird, restrictive new voter ID laws in your states, we’ll give you the resources to make it to the booth on time. Keep reading »

Which Tilda Swinton Hairstyle Do You Prefer?

Never a fan of the middle ground, Tilda Swinton‘s been something of a sartorial surprise for years. She’s back at the gender bending in next month’s V. We’re big fans of her supernatural ability to play it both ways, and can’t settle on a favorite. What about you? Long ladylike locks or One Of The Boys? [Fashion Copious] Keep reading »

Holler! Ladyfolk Have Had The Right To Vote For 89 Years!

Today, August 26th, is a really big day in U.S. history. Yes, it’s Macaulay Culkin’s birthday, but that’s not what I’m talking about here. Today, 89 years ago, the 19th amendment to the United States Constitution went into effect, giving women the right to vote. Today has officially been dubbed Equality Day and lots of ladies around the country are celebrating.

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How To: Hook Up On Election Day

Sure, it’s Election Day, but that doesn’t mean you have to be all about the politics. You’re focused on the candidates, the issues, the outcome — but that doesn’t mean you’re not thinking about the opposite sex, too. So, here’s a few tips on how to get frisky in election-friendly ways.

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You might not have Sarah Palin’s wardrobe budget, but you definitely need to look good enough to make someone want to stuff your ballot box. This Tuesday, make the most of the possibilities. Don’t wear headphones while waiting in those long voting lines, or show up at the polls in a crazy American flag hat. Instead, wear a flirty dress inspired by Michelle Obama. That is, if you want to go home with something other than an “I Voted!” sticker.

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Justin Timberlake Rocks The Voting Box

Justin Timberlake has put his “Dick In A Box,” but now he wants to stuff something else in there: a ballot! In this remix of his classic song for “Saturday Night Live”, JT rocks the vote! {Although, maybe not everyone can get down to change.) Jessica Biel is beautiful, but she makes for a bad fly girl. He should have asked Barack to be his back up dancer! [World of Wonder]

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