Issues

‘Depressed Cake Shop’ Sells Grey Cakes for Mental Illness Awareness

Amanda Pendolino
Amanda
Pendolino
August 15, 2013

See why grey cakes have begun a global movement!

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Hundreds Enter Miss Iceland Pageant to Prove It’s Pointless (VIDEO)

Charlotte Hannah
Charlotte
Hannah
August 07, 2013

“I actually don’t want to be Miss Iceland. I signed up to make fun of this competition.”

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Should Online Rape Threats Result in Real-Life Arrests?

Charlotte Hannah
Charlotte
Hannah
July 29, 2013

People seem to have this strange idea that the Internet is somehow different than the “real world.” It’s not.

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Powerful Video of 11-Year-Old Nada, Who Fled From Arranged Marriage

Charlotte Hannah
Charlotte
Hannah
July 22, 2013

“My mother, my family, believe me when I say: I’m done with you. You’ve ruined my dreams.”

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Broga Is the Inevitable Yoga for Dudes

Charlotte Hannah
Charlotte
Hannah
July 22, 2013

Did you know yoga’s a lady sport? I certainly didn’t.

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Jenny McCarthy, the Anti-Vax Movement and Celebrity Soapboxes

Anya Wassenberg
Anya
Wassenberg
July 18, 2013

Let’s put celebs back where they belong and demand more of the institutions that are supposed to be driving public policy.

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The Man Who Got a Job When He Made It Clear He Wasn’t a Woman

Terri Coles
Terri
Coles
July 15, 2013

Find out the small change to his resume that made him discover gender discrimination.

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Julie Chen Big Brother

Big Brother, Paula Deen and the Culture of Racism

Anya Wassenberg
Anya
Wassenberg
July 10, 2013

Opinion at large is still divided on racism – even the casual variety – and even in the post-Obama era.

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Roller Derby Isn’t Just for Ladies Anymore

Terri Coles
Terri
Coles
July 04, 2013

Will derby’s new popularity with men hurt the sport for women?

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Is This Woman’s Bathing Suit Too Skimpy for a Water Park? (VIDEO)

Charlotte Hannah
Charlotte
Hannah
July 04, 2013

“I could see a handful of other girls half my age, wearing the same size swimming suit and not being singled out.”

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YouTube’s Powerful Celebration Video for Pride 2013 (VIDEO)

Terri Coles
Terri
Coles
June 27, 2013

This video montage is a great way to wrap up Pride Month.

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Texas Has a New Hero in Wendy Davis

Anya Wassenberg
Anya
Wassenberg
June 27, 2013

An instant icon in her pale suit and pink runners, Davis stood for more than 12 hours to deliver an epic filibuster.

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The 17 Best Celeb Tweets About Gay Marriage Victory in Supreme Court

Amanda Pendolino
Amanda
Pendolino
June 26, 2013

It’s a great day for gay rights! Celebrities — and everyone, really — joyously celebrated the news on Twitter.

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Texas Politician Says Rape Kits Prevent Pregnancy

Terri Coles
Terri
Coles
June 25, 2013

Uhhhh, what? The politicians making decisions about women’s health matters should get their facts straight.

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Target’s FEED Collection Looks Cool, Fights Hunger

Terri Coles
Terri
Coles
June 24, 2013

The stylish FEED line, which hits Target stores June 30, includes everything from t-shirts to bikes — and every sale helps feed hungry people in America

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