Shame, Embarrassment, Hiding: Your Stories of Dudes Checking You Out 

Last week we asked you if you remembered getting checked out the first time by dudes, and you told us. Though women are certainly not a monolithic group, it’s startling how universal some of our experiences are. To find out, just ask some ladies what it’s like to live in a female-identified body, sit back, and bum the… » 4/28/15 4:30pm 30 minutes ago

Australian News Anchor Congratulates Biracial Twin for Looking White

Last month in Australia, a Sunrise morning news anchor named Samantha Armytage interviewed Lucy and Maria Aylmer, biracial fraternal twins, and loosed her racist inner self. In her introduction, Armytage described the pair as Maria who has “taken after her half-Jamaican mum” and Lucy who “got her dad’s fair skin, good… » 4/28/15 4:10pm 50 minutes ago

Behold: Two of the Best RuPaul's Drag Race Skits Ever, Via John Waters

On Monday night, beloved director and gross-out camp icon John freaking Waters was one of the guest judges on Drag Race. In honor of his blessed presence, RuPaul brought out the big guns: the queens were tasked to reenact scenes from iconic Waters movies starring none other than Divine—in musical form. It resulted in… » 4/28/15 3:50pm Today 3:50pm

Berwyn Police on Bar's Two-Way Mirror: 'No Privacy Rights Were Violated'

After our story about the two-way mirror in the Cigars and Stripes women’s room was published Sunday evening, the Berwyn police department decided to pay the fine establishment a visit. The chief of police said afterwards that while he can see why women might find the mirror concerning — it is directly opposite the… » 4/28/15 2:50pm Today 2:50pm

'Forever Alone': How Midcentury Movie Magazines Sold Marriage to Women

It’s June of 1950 and you’ve just finished reading a story in Modern Screen about Bette Davis’s recent divorce, and there at the end is a little box with big letters: “Has YOUR MAN CHANGED toward you? See page 69.” Must have missed an advice column or something. So you turn back and what do you find? A picture of a… » 4/28/15 2:30pm Today 2:30pm

Father of Drunk Driver Blames 'Lack of Fathers' For Baltimore Riots

On conservative talk radio host Laura Ingraham’s show today, senator and presidential candidate Rand Paul blamed the riots in Baltimore on “the breakdown of the family structure” and “a lack of fathers,” among other things. Rand Paul’s own son has been arrested three times on alcohol-related charges, including assault. » 4/28/15 1:50pm Today 1:50pm

Show Us Your Clever And Inventive Cake Toppers

Welcome to Pop The Question, a weekly space to dissect every aspect of wedding madness. Each Tuesday, we’ll ask a question (sometimes there might even be a poll!), you’ll share answers and stories, and then we’ll bring you the best of the bunch on Thursdays. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll fly into a total rage over… » 4/28/15 1:30pm Today 1:30pm

Today's Best Deals: Oral Hygiene, Hair Removal, Sony Cameras, and More

Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best. » 4/28/15 1:15pm Today 1:15pm

Can a Frat Lose Their Right to March Against Sexual Assault? 

The latest university dustup between the correct and the permissible comes at Appalachian State, where a junior on campus named Julia Grainger has blasted the Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity for their plans to hold a march against sexual assault—and subsequently received a heaping of personal backlash in return.
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Watch This Video of Baltimore Gang Members Explaining Their Truce

The absolute citywide tragedy and outpouring of pain all over the streets in Baltimore last night was another breaking point in America’s attempt to negotiate and get out from under centuries of explicitly racist state violence, which in recent years has reached a fever pitch all over America but also, notably, within… » 4/28/15 12:50pm Today 12:50pm

Punk Queen Vivienne Westwood Holds Mad Max-Style Anti-Fracking Protest

Fashion designer/punk icon/lifelong activist Dame Vivienne Westwood half-asses nothing, so when she staged her brilliant protest against fracking in London yesterday, it was replete with post-apocalyptic zombie models on stilts, presumably examples of what we will become in a fracking world. She also carried a… » 4/28/15 12:30pm Today 12:30pm

Why Can't Baltimore's Black Female Mayor Stop Saying 'Thug'?

On Monday night, protesters took to the streets of Baltimore hours after the funeral of Freddie Gray, a young man who died following injuries he sustained while in police custody. Last night, Baltimore’s Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake stood before news cameras, asking for peace and calling the protesters “thugs,” all… » 4/28/15 11:30am Today 11:30am