Don't Date Up, Don't Date Down. Date Equal.

The whole idea of dating down or up is horrific. For one, it's a terrible thing to say about someone else's relationship. You don't know what works! One woman's loser is another woman's godsend who just so happens to be going through a rough patch. And yet, it's an insightful corollary for how we measure men and women. » 9/23/14 3:30pm 13 minutes ago

The LA Times Covers Cornrows, the Hot New Trend for White Ladies

Friends, readers, ladyfolk, I believe we are being trolled. I believe we are being trolled by major newspapers and fashion magazines through a series of willfully ignorant and low-key racist articles where they attempt to completely erase black people from the very styles and trends that they created. » 9/23/14 2:30pm Today 2:30pm

Fraternities Announce Plan to Train Members to Help Stop Assault

For many people, the word "frat" conjures to mind several horrible images: racist theme parties, hellish bodily fluid-themed hazing activities, rapey events and emails that blatantly encourage sexual predation, etc. Eight college fraternities are hoping to change that: on Tuesday, they announced new training to combat… » 9/23/14 2:10pm Today 2:10pm

Makeup's Dirty Little Secret: Covering the Scars of Abuse

Two days before CoverGirl, the NFL's "official beauty partner," was forced to respond to the league's handling of the Ray Rice case, I helped three girls on the internet find concealer to cover up their bruises and self-harm scars. I often write about beauty and makeup, and sometimes women will email me and ask me in… » 9/23/14 1:10pm Today 1:10pm

YES, QUEEN: Emma Thompson Singing Sweeney Todd Is Everything

Mrs. Lovett, the accomplice to murder and enabler of cannibalism in Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd, is a difficult role to play and not just because of the dark content and challenging score, but because it was originated by Angela Lansbury — keeper of our hearts — and no one can ever hold a candle to her. If anyone… » 9/23/14 11:30am Today 11:30am

Netflix Launches Spoiler Alert Site to Help Ruin Everything For You

Just like Billy Crystal in When Harry Met Sally, some people like to read the last page of the book first ("That way, in case I die before I finish, I know how it ends," Harry tells Sally). For some, it makes it easier to get through a story knowing what you're going to end up with. Not everybody can handle the stress… » 9/23/14 10:40am Today 10:40am

Three-Breasted Woman's 3rd Boob Looks Fake as Hell in Video Interview

When the story of Jasmine Tridevil, a young woman who claims she dropped $20,000 on several surgeries to install a third breast in her chest, went viral, a local Florida news team took it upon themselves to get down to the bottom of it. By asking to see it. » 9/23/14 10:20am Today 10:20am

SNL's Ana Gasteyer Apologizes to Martha Stewart for Impersonating Her

On Monday night's episode of Late Night with Seth Meyers, Ana Gasteyer apologized to Martha Stewart for the impersonations she did of the cooking queen during her years on Saturday Night Live. But Martha (being Martha) didn't let Gasteyer get the last word – she popped in to make a beautiful meal in 11 minutes and say… » 9/23/14 10:00am Today 10:00am