Posts tagged "world cup"

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, today…

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

Spain’s Goalie Can’t Resist Sharing His World Cup Winning Joy With Sportscaster GF

So, Spain won the World Cup yesterday. Yay! Boo! Whatever! What? Anyway, Spain’s goalie, Iker Casillas, gave a post-game interview to Spanish sportscaster Sara Carbonero, who just happens to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 12, 2010 - 11:40 am

Porn Star Promises Sexual Favors To Fans If Netherlands Wins World Cup

Porn star Bobbi Eden, who calls herself “#1 Dutch Pornstar,” says that if the Netherlands team wins the World Cup, she’ll give all her followers oral sex. Impressive! Or, you…

Susannah Breslin | July 8, 2010 - 11:20 am

Man Kills Stepdaughter For Crying During World Cup

I know most of us have been enjoying the World Cup with an appropriate amount of fervor, but then one psycho has to go and ruin it for the rest…

Ami Angelowicz | June 29, 2010 - 7:50 pm

Landon Donovan May Be A Baby Daddy

When Landon Donovan kicked that penalty shot in the World Cup match against Ghana on Saturday to tie up the game, I have a feeling most women in the U.S.

Kate Torgovnick/ | June 28, 2010 - 2:50 pm

In Bed With … Kaká

April 22, 1982 in Brasília, Brazil
Sun Sign: Taurus
Ascendant: Unknown
Moon: Aries
Mercury: Taurus
Venus: Pisces
Mars: Libra…

Kiki T | June 27, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Team USA Hunk Benny Feilhaber Mimes “No Air”

So, I don’t know how this video came to be, but I don’t care, because I love it and cannot stop watching. Team USA soccer player Benny Feilhaber takes…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 25, 2010 - 11:10 am

Octopus Picks World Cup Winners

Paul is an octopus at the Sea Life Aquarium in Germany. He’s also psychic. Or at least, really freaking good at picking who is going to win World Cup matches.

Kate Torgovnick/ | June 23, 2010 - 6:50 pm

Algerian Soccer Player Slaps A Female Sports Reporter Across The Face

World Cup Algerian soccer player Rafik Saifi slapped a female sports reporter across the face with an open palm after his team lost to the United States earlier today. Witnesses…

Jessica Wakeman | June 23, 2010 - 5:50 pm