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Why Do Popular, Attractive, and Talented People Commit Suicide?

Suicide is tragic enough, but it’s particularly bewildering when young people who appear to have it all take their own lives. But recent research into the national increase in suicide among those aged 15 to 24 finds a unique intersection that exacerbates the burden on those prone to mental illness—enormous pressure to… » 7/30/15 2:10pm 40 minutes ago

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LOL Vocal Fry Rules U R All Dumb


This week, in shit-hot stuff happening on the internet, once-great feminist pundit Naomi Wolf wrote a column about how vocal fry is Keeping Women Down, and then other women across the internet rebutted her, rightly positing that when your dads bitch about the way you talk it’s because they’re just trying to not listen… » 7/30/15 12:40pm Today 12:40pm

Jose Canseco to Honor Caitlyn Jenner By Dressing Like a Woman For a Week

Here’s a dispatch from the world of well-meaning publicity stunts that are actually both really stupid and also very offensive: Jose Canseco, radio host and former paramour of Janice Dickinson, will support Caitlyn Jenner’s transition by walking a mile in her shoes and dressing like a woman for a week. What’s Canseco… » 7/30/15 11:53am Today 11:53am

You Can Thank Warren Buffett For Your IUD

The new cover of Bloomberg Businessweek is, in their new tradition, quite something: it reads “Warren Buffett: Feminist Icon? The inside story of how the Buffett Foundation is changing the reproductive lives of millions of women.” No question mark needed, man! We knew this about Warren. » 7/30/15 11:30am Today 11:30am

See Greta Gerwig, Lola Kirke In an Exclusive Clip From Mistress America

Noah Baumbach and his new muse*, Greta Gerwig, have written a movie called Mistress America. This is the second film the two have created together (the first was 2012’s wonderful Frances Ha), and it seems like a much lighter, more straightforward comedy. Gerwig and Baumbach have a great ear for memorable dialogue, and… » 7/30/15 11:02am Today 11:02am

He Said, She Said: The Mythical History of the False Rape Allegation

An odd place where men’s rights activists and feminists meet is at the idea that false rape allegations ruin lives. The first side is infuriated that with a single accusation, someone (usually female) can destroy the reputation and future of someone else (usually male). The second side argues that false allegations… » 7/30/15 10:50am Today 10:50am

Hysterical Fox News Man Compares #BlackLivesMatter to Gestapo

On Wednesday, Fox’s Bill O’Reilly highlighted a reporter who tried to cover a Black Lives Matter protest in Chicago but was told to turn off his camera by activists. O’Reilly somehow linked that to black-on-black crime, the condemnation of white people and himself as the reporter giving the most coverage to the Black… » 7/30/15 10:40am Today 10:40am

Fraternity PAC Backs Legislation to Protect Students Accused of Rape

Arizona Republican Congressman Matt Salmon introduced a bill Wednesday designed to protect students accused of rape on campus, to change the way on-campus safety hearings are conducted, and to prevent Greek organizations from being forced to go co-ed. That same day, three former members of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity… » 7/30/15 10:20am Today 10:20am