A Straight Teen Asked His Gay BFF to Prom in Front of Entire School

Forget everything you’re read about teens in the past few weeks. Yes, they’re moody and rambunctious. Yes, they do dumb shit and sometimes they are awful bigots...BUT sometimes they’re also incredibly sweet and caring and can look past social constructs and just be cool with people who are different. Like this kid who… » 4/26/15 3:30pm 27 minutes ago

Do You Want To Listen To Britney Spears' Leaked 'Tom's Diner' Cover?


In 1987, Suzanne Vega’s “Tom’s Diner” was released as an a cappella track on her album Solitude Standing. Three years later, it found wider success after being remixed by the British group DNA as an electronic track. Now, in 2015, the classic song has evolved once more. This generation’s “Tom’s Diner” is a cover by… » 4/26/15 2:45pm Today 2:45pm

Homophobic Bakers Blame Satan For Canceled GoFundMe Campaign

Remember Melissa Klein? She’s the baker who loves making wedding cakes so much that she just couldn’t allow herself to disrespect her fondant and piping bag by baking a cake for a gay couple. And then, when a judge ruled that all that was actually illegal, she and her husband blamed Satan for not being allowed to… » 4/26/15 2:23pm Today 2:23pm

Subjecting Children to P!nk Not a Sign Of Bad Parenting, Judge Rules

A New Jersey judge has shut down a father’s complaint that his ex was abusing her parental discretion when she took their daughter to a P!nk concert in 2013. The reason? Attending the concert may have put the (then) 11-year-old into harm’s way and traumatized her, putting the child’s safety and welfare into jeopardy.… » 4/26/15 1:45pm Today 1:45pm

Neil deGrasse Tyson Inspires Budding Astrophysicist With Dyslexia 

Neil deGrasse Tyson, the nerd we’d all like to be one day, continues his uncontested run as the best human being on earth. At a recent talk, an 8-year-old girl named Lois asked him whether she could be an astrophysicist even though she had dyslexia and Tyson dropped some inspirational knowledge about success and… » 4/26/15 1:00pm Today 1:00pm

Obama Brought Out His Anger Translator To Skewer Press At WHC Dinner

“I mean, really, what is this dinner? And why am I required to come to it? Jeb Bush, do you really want to do this?” These aren’t words you’d expect President Obama to say during his remarks at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. So Obama brought his anger translator, Luther, to say them for him. Because you know… » 4/26/15 12:20pm Today 12:20pm

To Chill or Not to Chill: The Great Vacation Debate

I recently did something I’d fantasized about for a long time: I got on a plane and went to London and Paris. It was only for a week, but I immediately wrestled with the pressure of going so far away for so little time—how would we strike the perfect balance of chilling and seeing all the shit we were supposed to?
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Saturday Night Social: Chrissy Teigen Will Stop Editing Her Pics

Chrissy Teigen, who once set her own vagina on fire with a dousing of jalapeno juice, has made a promise to the world to stop using photo-editing apps. The decision comes after recently posting a photo to Instagram where she showed off her inner thigh stretch marks and reminded us average citizens that no one—not even… » 4/25/15 7:30pm Yesterday 7:30pm

American Apparel's New Plans for Social Activism Less Sexy Than Before

American Apparel’s new CEO Paula Schneider and chairwoman Colleen Brown are taking a new approach to the company’s well-known support of political and social issues. In the past, the clothing company addressed its stance on LGTBQ rights, fair labor practices and immigration reform through billboards and their infamous » 4/25/15 5:15pm Yesterday 5:15pm

Rose Byrne Starts an All-Female Production Company With a Cool Name

Rose Byrne is helping to increase the much-needed presence of women filmmakers with the launch of The Dollhouse Collective, an all-female production company run by the actress along with four other Australian women. Actress and director Gracie Otto, director Shannon Murphy, publicist and producer Jessica Carrera and… » 4/25/15 3:45pm Yesterday 3:45pm

The Sexual Politics of Playing Mas in Brooklyn

With Brooklyn’s spring thaw in full effect, I’m having lots of conversations with my girlfriends about warm weather activities: like long bike rides, picnics in Prospect Park, and, unfortunately, the inevitable uptick in sexualized street harassment. Just last week, I heard myself saying, “I want to be respected in… » 4/25/15 3:19pm Yesterday 3:19pm

Kylie Jenner, Kim Kardashian Send Messages of Support to Bruce Jenner

Following Bruce Jenner’s interview with Diane Sawyer, during which Jenner confirmed that he is a transgender woman, Jenner’s children Tweeted and Instagrammed messages of support for their father. (A note on pronouns: Per GLAAD’s, I’m referring to Jenner by his birth name and male pronouns because Jenner has stated a… » 4/25/15 10:50am Yesterday 10:50am