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More Details Emerge About Vanderbilt’s Alleged Gang Rape

The arrest of five players on the Vanderbilt football team this summer regarding an alleged gang rape shocked Nashville and college football fans across the nation. The five young men allegedly…

Jessica Wakeman | September 9, 2013 - 12:20 pm

Four Abortion Clinics Prepare To Close In Texas

Thanks to the new heap of abortion restrictions in Texas, four clinics which terminate pregnancies are preparing to soon close. The clinics will be forced to shut their doors…

Jessica Wakeman | September 6, 2013 - 7:30 pm

“Ladies,” “Guys” — What Should We Call A Group Of Women?

A few years ago, I felt very pleased with myself when I emailed a group of activists and addressed them as “ladies.” I knew they were primarily women, specifically LGBTQ…

Jessica Wakeman | September 6, 2013 - 4:30 pm

This Is The Most WTF Truck Decal Ever

Brad Kolb owns Hornet Signs in Waco, Texas. Baby genius that he is, Brad got the idea to make non-traditional truck tailgate decals as a means of advertising his company.

Julie Gerstein | September 6, 2013 - 1:38 pm

Maya Angelou Honored With Prestigious Literary Award

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings author Dr. Maya Angelous will be awarded the Literarian Award, a sorta lifetime achievement award from the National Book Foundation. [AP]

Jessica Wakeman | September 5, 2013 - 7:30 pm

Judge To Reconsider Rapist’s 30-Day Sentence

The Montana judge who sentenced a teacher to only 30 days of a 15-year sentence in prison for the statutory rape of a 14-year-old girl (who later killed herself) has decided…

Jessica Wakeman | September 4, 2013 - 7:30 pm

Study: North & South Are Increasingly Polarized Over Abortion

Support for legal abortion has dropped in the South yet increased in New England over the past eight years, according to the findings in a new Pew Research Center…

Jessica Wakeman | September 3, 2013 - 7:30 pm

Alabama Republican Is Trying To Ban Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye From Schools

Alabama State Senator Bill Holtzclaw, under pressure from the Tea Party, is trying to remove The Bluest Eye, Toni Morrison’s harrowing Nobel Prize-winning book about a young African-American girl, from schools…

Julie Gerstein | August 30, 2013 - 5:30 pm

Forget Miley, Here’s How To Talk To Your Sons About Robin Thicke

Last thing we’ll say on the subject, we swear: Parenting blogs are filled with articles tackling how to talk to your daughters about Miley Cyrus. But how do we…

Julie Gerstein | August 29, 2013 - 7:30 pm

Etsy Offers Tasteful, Rape-Positive “You’ve Just Been Roofied” Glass

Ain’t nothing like a date-rape joke, especially when it involves dishware, right? Etsy seller ThatGlassStore is selling a customized sandblast-etched drinking glass that reads “you’ve just been roofied” on its…

Julie Gerstein | August 28, 2013 - 7:30 pm

Kate Bornstein Pens A Moving Open Letter To Chelsea Manning

Trans activist and self-described gender outlaw Kate Bornstein penned a powerful letter in support of Chelsea Manning, who recently came out as trans. Bornstein notes: “Remember that you have…

Julie Gerstein | August 27, 2013 - 7:30 pm

Today Is National Topless Day — Are You Celebrating?

Today is the fourth annual National Topless Day, a boobs-out holiday of sorts where we commemorate the day women earned the right to vote — August 26, 1920 –…

Julie Gerstein | August 26, 2013 - 6:30 pm
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