Internet Raises $80,000 for Gay Man Violently Disowned By Family

Many of you may have watched the video that Daniel Ashley Pierce, a man coming out to his family, posted on YouTube. The video, which was heartbreaking to say the least, was of Daniel trying to make his parents understand him while they disowned and physically assaulted him. But there's some good news. » 8/29/14 7:48pm Yesterday 7:48pm

Imgur User Calls Out the Community for Its Treatment of Women

Imgur, the photo-hosting site that is a direct feeder to Reddit is an excellent way to waste some time. It features awesome pictures and some pretty funny commentary. But it's also home to misogyny and some disturbing treatment of women, and one user is standing up to the catcalls and threats of dick pics with… » 8/29/14 6:22pm Yesterday 6:22pm

Britney Spears Had the Shittiest Day, Y'all

I cannot tell a lie: I am a huge Britney Spears fan. I may not be into some of the deeper cuts, but I watched all of Chaotic, rooted for her recovery and I didn't completely disagree when Chris Crocker told everyone to leave her alone. It's pretty sad, then, that Britney's dad had to buy a video of her boyfriend… » 8/29/14 5:29pm Yesterday 5:29pm

Your Most Insane Travel Stories

Welcome to Pissing Contest, a weekly story sharing circle for the the ass-draggiest time of the afternoon on the ass-draggiest time of the last day between you and the weekend. Every week, we'll provide a prompt, you'll share stories, and we'll pick a winner that's featured in the next week's post. It's like a pyramid… » 8/29/14 4:30pm Yesterday 4:30pm

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 Yesterday 3:50pm

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 Yesterday 3:25pm

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 Alpha 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 Yesterday 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 Yesterday 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 Yesterday 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 Yesterday 12:50pm