Threats Against Abortion Providers Have Doubled Since 2010

A new report by the Feminist Majority Foundation has found that the number of threats against abortion providers has roughly doubled since 2010. While incidents of severe violence have slightly decreased, doctors at abortion clinics nationwide reported more intimidation in 2014 — flyers with their personal information… » 1/29/15 10:30pm 4 minutes ago

Anna's 24-Hour Product Diary, Plus Some Ruminations on Death

We start working around 8:30 at Jezebel. By that time, for my own emotional well-being, I need to have had a cup of coffee, done some yoga, showered, dressed, and, at the very least, have my face and eye makeup on. I feel more pulled together mentally when I'm clothed and the bed is made and with all my chemical-laden… » 1/29/15 7:45pm Today 7:45pm

This Hacker Claims He's Trying to Sell Taylor Swift's Nudes to TMZ

For a few minutes this week, Taylor Swift's official Twitter and Instagram accounts were being run by someone who is not Taylor Swift. She's back in control of her social media—but the hacker tells me he obtained private DMs—and nude photographs—and is attempting to sell them to TMZ. » 1/29/15 6:55pm Today 6:55pm

Why Is Orthorexia Still Not Classified as an Eating Disorder?

There's a point where healthy eating becomes an obsession, and more officially, an eating disorder—but despite the growing realization that healthy eating can turn psychologically and physically unhealthy, there's still no official diagnosis for the condition. A new Fast Company article breaks down why it's important… » 1/29/15 6:50pm Today 6:50pm

Will You Bravely Take a Lipstick-Smeared Selfie to Support Pap Smears?

So I'm not some kind of animal here to argue with the idea that there are women out there who need to be more regularly screened for cervical cancer. These statistics are from England, but so is the related bullshit (at least so far, but it threatens to spread!). At any rate, here are the numbers: in England, about a… » 1/29/15 5:50pm Today 5:50pm

Remember When People Hated Oprah?

Today is Oprah Winfrey's 61st birthday. Happy birthday, Oprah! At this point in her life, Oprah is a living legend. She can pretty much coast until death and her inevitable sainthood from Pope Whoeveritisnext. Even I would be fairly excited to meet Oprah. I bet she smells great, and wears really soft fabrics, and… » 1/29/15 5:27pm Today 5:27pm

TX State Rep Asks Muslims to Renounce Terrorism, Pledge US Allegiance

Meet Molly White, the freshman representative from Texas who carries "rubber fetuses of different sizes in her car" to remind her—and I guess, anyone who gets in her car—of the dangers of abortion, and who is making news again because of a thoughtful message she has for the Muslim community in Texas on this glorious… » 1/29/15 5:10pm Today 5:10pm

Watch this Coach Lead His Team Of Party Guests To Pizza Domination

We all learn from our mistakes, especially when they result in not having enough delicious pizza. Delivery guys may get stuck in snow, they may get lost — they're in no way immune to the harsh realities of February weather. Plus, there are many other factors that could cause your party experience to be, well,… » 1/23/15 12:00pm 1/23/15 12:00pm