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America Wins The Women’s World Cup!

America won against Japan 5-2 last night; in other news, Edomex is losing two women a day to violence and kidnappings, beer enthusiasts are waking up to craft beer’s sexism…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 6, 2015 - 5:22 pm

Women’s Soccer Is A Feminist Issue

Did you know there’s a women’s World Cup this year? Also, read about the Womanless Weddings of the early 1900s.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 16, 2015 - 4:30 pm

The Soapbox: On The World Cup, Objectification & The Problem With Thigh Candy

When my feminist friends and I began our communal Facebook message thread, we envisioned a no-holds-barred place to discuss careers, gender politics, and the gospel of Beyoncé. But ever since…

Jen Winston | July 11, 2014 - 12:00 pm

This #StandUpWorldCup Domestic Violence PSA Reminds Us That The Event Has A Dark Side

This short, simple PSA says so much in just a few seconds. It’s easy to forget that the World Cup often correlates with increased levels of domestic violence (as I’d imagine many…

Claire Hannum | June 26, 2014 - 9:30 am

Iranians Break Taboo To Watch World Cup Together In Public

Breaking a cultural taboo, men and women in Iran have been watching the World Cup together in public. The genders are not supposed to mingle in public (and women…

Jessica Wakeman | June 23, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Here’s What You Need To Know About Sex At The World Cup

I may not care about the results of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, but I do care about sex with hot soccer players. (Or, as they are called in most…

Jessica Wakeman | June 17, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Terrible News: Baby Pandas Will Not Be Predicting The World Cup

You’re breaking my heart! Just weeks after a panda conservation center announced that pandas would predict the results of the 2014 World Cup a la Paul the octopus,…

Jessica Wakeman | June 13, 2014 - 5:30 pm

More Men Than Usual Are Buying Sex Toys This Week Thanks To The World Cup

On any typical day, sex toy sales are divided pretty equally between men and women buyers. But not today, my friends… today is different.

With the 2014 FIFA…

Katie Oldenburg | June 11, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Baby Panda To Predict The World Cup Results

This existed on the Internet for 24 hours before I became aware of it, which means ALL OF YOU are in trouble: a baby panda will be predicting the winner…

Jessica Wakeman | June 4, 2014 - 6:30 pm

That’s Vaginal: Qatar’s New Stadium Looks Like A Big Ol’ Vulva

The advertising firm behind the new stadium being built in Qatar for the 2022 World Cup released an animated video revealing their plans and, well, it seems Al Wakrah sports…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 18, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Headed To The World Cup Final

The U.S. women’s soccer team is headed to the World Cup final! Let’s have a repeat of 1999! Goooooaaaaaal! [AP]
Oprah Winfrey named herself the CEO of OWN, her…

Jessica Wakeman | July 13, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Leonardo DiCaprio Attacked By Fans In Bathroom

This story took some time to hit the gossip scene, but Leonardo DiCaprio allegedly had a not-so-fun bathroom experience at the World Cup earlier this month. The actor attended a…

Kelli Bender | July 26, 2010 - 4:40 pm
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