Posts tagged "voting"

Just Look At This Asshole: Alabama Develops Clever Way To Keep Black People From Voting

Alabama, a state with Voter ID laws, is closing drivers license offices in counties with over 75 percent black people. …

Robyn Pennacchia | October 1, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Cosmo Sent Students To Vote In A Party Bus & IDGAF If It’s Shallow

As part of Cosmopolitan’s recent ventures into political coverage under the leadership of kickass new editor-in-chief Joanna Coles, the magazine has been endorsing specific candidates and, more importantly, pushing readers to vote. The…

Claire Hannum | November 5, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Voting Results On Ballot Measures Shows There’s Still Hope For This Country

So Republicans now control the House and the Senate, and they defeated Democratic gubernatorial candidates in Maryland, Maine, Massachussetts, and (sigh) Illinois, and so control the majority of gubernatorial offices

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 5, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Many Polling Places Still Aren’t Accessible To Voters With Disabilities

Decades after the Americans with Disabilities Act, we still have polling places that are restrictive to disabled voters. [VICE]
Read this fantastic piece about why street harassment shouldn’t be…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 4, 2014 - 5:40 pm

6 Reasons Millennials Don’t Vote (And 6 Reasons You Really Should)

Today is Election Day, and this year’s vote is a very big deal. The US Senate stands to see a major power shift, and this election’s results will set the…

Claire Hannum | November 4, 2014 - 9:00 am

The WWE Has Implemented A New Zero-Tolerance Policy On Domestic Violence

The WWE has implemented a strict, zero-tolerance policy concerning domestic violence. [Washington Post]
The fact that birth control lets women have happy, healthy, pregnancy-free sex lives is just…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 24, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Fox Anchor: Young Women Serving On Juries Is A Bad Idea Because They “Don’t Get It”

Kimberly Guilfoyle and her co-hosts on “The Five” decided on Tuesday’s edition of the show that young women are just too out of it to be functional members of society. They…

Claire Hannum | October 23, 2014 - 12:30 pm

New Pew Study Shows That Women Are More Likely To Be Sexually Harassed Online

A Pew study looks at the differences in online harassment for men and women, and what do ya know, women are more often the target. [Slate]
Feminist blogger…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 22, 2014 - 5:30 pm

President Obama Gets Heckled At The Illinois Polls And Is Characteristically Smooth In Response

Hell yes to our incredibly smooth President. Remember that time that he totally owned the birthers at the 2011 White House Correspondents Dinner literally a day before Osama Bin Laden…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 21, 2014 - 11:30 am

All The Single Ladies (Are Getting Politicians Excited)!

I don’t have much money to donate, so I assume politicians don’t care about me personally. But I guess I forgot about various “voting blocs” and how I’m probably listed…

Jessica Wakeman | July 3, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Robin Thicke Breaks His Silence Post-Split, Thanks Fans For Their Support

Robin Thicke has broken his silence following his just-announced split from wife Paula Patton, issuing this boring statement: “I want to thank everyone for the well wishes these last…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 26, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Men In Pakistan Village Decide Women Are Not Allowed To Vote

Welcome to Pakistan! Home to the second largest gender gap in the world, according to the World Economic Forum’s 2012 Global Gender Gap Report. Many women in Pakistan face violence,…

Sarah Gray | May 8, 2013 - 6:00 pm

13 Celebs Rocking The Vote

Did you vote on Election Day? I hope so — if not, you have no excuse, because even the very famous and very busy managed to make it to the…

Julie Gerstein | November 7, 2012 - 8:00 am

10 Reminders From Olde Time-y Suffragettes That You Should Vote!

Once upon a time, women were not legally allowed to vote. Some people believed that there was no need for women to vote, because a wife’s political position should always…

Jessica Wakeman | November 6, 2012 - 9:00 am

Girl Talk: Why I’d Never Date Someone Who Doesn’t Vote

I have been a registered voter since the week I turned 18 years old. Admittedly, at 18, I was fairly clueless about the people for whom I’d be voting, but…

Amanda Chatel | November 5, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Now And Then: Getting Women To Vote

There are just two more weeks left until the presidential election will decide if Barack Obama will stay in the Oval Office for another four years or Mitt Romney will…

Pop Sugar | October 23, 2012 - 5:50 pm

Women Can Vote And Run For Office, King Of Saudi Arabia Declares

Saudi Arabian women may now vote and run for office, King Abdullah declared on Sunday, ending a portion of the restriction on women’s rights in the region. Women in Saudi…

Jessica Wakeman | September 26, 2011 - 12:20 pm

Puppies Pick The Next Nevada State Senator

Puppies, always so political. Like the five puppies polled on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.” Pups Roger Blain, Brian Johnson, Kyle McAdams, Lisa Armstrong and Gary Frick were asked which…

Julie Gerstein | October 29, 2010 - 11:20 am

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…

Simcha | November 4, 2008 - 5:30 pm

Dealbreaker: He Voted For The Wrong Guy

I like to think of myself as a fair, open-minded individual. I have my opinions, sure, but I certainly don’t begrudge anyone for holding a different set of views than…

Wendy Atterberry | November 4, 2008 - 4:30 pm