Navajo Boy Sent Home on First Day of Kindergarten for Having Long Hair

Oh, cool. A devastating end to a shithead summer. Five-year-old Malachi Wilson, a member of the Navajo Nation, was sent home from his first day at a Texas kindergarten for having hair that was deemed "too long." Wilson's mother, April, says that her son was devastated by the encounter. And, seeing as Wilson keeps his… » 8/29/14 3:50pm 19 minutes ago

Female Meteorologist Smacks Down Sexist Jerk on Facebook

Female meteorologists, much like women in every other profession and walk of life, have to put up with a lot of crap from sexist men who think they can do or say whatever they please without repercussions. One guy who got lippy with ABC News meteorologist Ginger Zee this morning got what he deserved. » 8/29/14 3:25pm 43 minutes ago

Andrew Lohse and the Rise of the Frat Bro Feminist

You've probably heard of Andrew Lohse, or at least about what Andrew Lohse has told you about being excessively hazed by the brothers of Sigma Chi Epsilon, the fraternity he was part of at Dartmouth College. Lohse got famous in 2012 for publishing a tell-all about the disgusting antics he and his fraternity brothers… » 8/29/14 2:50pm Today 2:50pm

Fake Freckles Are the Hottest Trend in Fall Fashion

There's something bittersweet about a physical trait you've been made fun of for your whole life finally coming into fashion. On one hand, not only are you free from ridicule, but you're being celebrated! On the other, the people who've always looked down on you are now trying to cop your look and act like those years… » 8/29/14 2:10pm Today 2:10pm

Ferguson Protestors Sue City of Ferguson Over Civil Rights Violations

We knew it was coming and now it’s happened; protestors are suing the city of Ferguson, St. Louis Country and police officials in Missouri for violating their civil rights with tanks, rubber bullets and tear gas earlier this month. America, fuck yeah! » 8/29/14 1:30pm Today 1:30pm

Johns Hopkins's Newest Rape Expert Previously Mishandled Rape Report

Johns Hopkins University is one the 76 American colleges and universities under federal investigation for mishandling rape allegations. Like so many of the schools that have come under fire in the past year, JHU has publicly paid lip service to fixing its polices — but student activists are skeptical that the changes… » 8/29/14 12:50pm Today 12:50pm

President Obama Wears the Ugliest Effing Suit America Has Ever Seen

President Obama is having a rough time— Isis beheading a journalist, Ferguson, Mo.'s shit show, Israel vs. Palestine, Russia invading the Ukraine, displaced immigrant children and bombing in Libya— but let’s talk about his suit. Yesterday, the POTUS wore a tan ensemble during a conference that was reportedly… » 8/29/14 11:30am Today 11:30am

California Passes the First College Affirmative Sexual Consent Bill

On Thursday, the California State Assembly passed the nation's first "Yes Means Yes" bill, which was passed by the State Senate in May and is now waiting to be signed by Governor Jerry Brown. » 8/29/14 10:30am Today 10:30am