It's Official, Hillary Clinton Is the First Woman to Become a Major Party Presidental Candidate 

The mayor of Baltimore, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, began the roll call at the Democratic National Convention earlier today by saying, “Are we ready to make history?” Rawlings-Blake was referring to the official nomination of Hillary Clinton, the first woman to become the presidential candidate of a major party.

Alan Grayson's Ex-Wife Accused Him of Decades of Abuse, Sent Letter to His Colleagues About Infidelity

The long and bitter divorce proceedings between Florida Congressman Alan Grayson and his ex-wife Lolita are turning out to be just the first act in an increasingly dark story. Lolita told Politico this week that Grayson was abusive during their marriage, allegations the Congressman vehemently denies. In the midst of…


'A Carnival of Desire': Dina Litovsky's Gorgeous, Strange Photos of the Meatpacking District 

New York’s Meatpacking District is, these days, a glittering and slightly surreal place. Once a gritty neighborhood known for its sex clubs, gay nightlife and drag queens (and before that, literal animal carcasses), it’s transformed in recent years into a playground for the hyper-rich and the velvet-roped clubs they…