Pol Is Against LGBTQ Conference Even Though He Has No Idea What It Is

Meet Iowa State Rep. Greg Heartsill, a politician who’s so worried about gays and lesbians recruiting questioning youth into “the lifestyle” that he will stop at nothing to shut down a youth conference about LGBTQ issues. Two problems: Heartsill has no idea what went on at the conference and doesn’t even know what… » 5/29/15 12:50pm 20 minutes ago

Everything We've Always Obsessed About When It Comes to Prom Night

“...almost everything about proms has changed, as many parents are seeing firsthand,” proclaimed Vicki Pounders of The Times Daily out of Alabama in 1990. Sorry Vicki, you got this one wrong: everything we’ve cared about when it comes to proms has been exactly the same for decades.
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Today's Best Deals: Summer Grilling, Fresh Leftovers, New 3DS XL

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A Lady's Guide to Getting to Know Your Genitals

About 30% of my female clients have never taken a good look at what they’ve got going on between their legs. About 75% have some sort of misinformation or inaccurate belief about their genitals. And virtually all of my clients feel insecure or ashamed about some aspect of the most intimate areas of their bodies.… » 5/29/15 10:15am Today 10:15am

The First Ever TED Talk About Abortion Is Happening Today

At the TEDWomen conference in California this morning, a quiet bit of history is being made: the organization will host its first talk about abortion, by Aspen Baker of the organization Exhale Pro-Voice. Just in case we’re getting too excited though, the same conference reportedly turned away the Kiva co-founder and… » 5/29/15 9:50am Today 9:50am

Here We Go Again, Seasons Two and Three of Serial Have Premiere Dates

Serial, the blockbuster podcast whose first season inspired a million thinkpieces, has announced the premiere dates for its second and third seasons, so get ready for more opinions. Variety reports Sarah Koenig will be returning as host, and revealed the new seasons will be “very different...but no less interesting”… » 5/29/15 9:30am Today 9:30am

Elohim's 'She Talks Too Much' Is a Catchy Song About Your Lamest Enemy

The resolute non-specificity and quarter-full chorus of Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood”—which nonetheless gets stuck in my head at least once a day because it’s fun to sing Cause baby now we got dadbods—has left me hungry for a better girl-on-girl diss track, and this debut track by the aggressively named LA artist Elohim… » 5/28/15 11:30pm Yesterday 11:30pm

Gay Couple Who Were Once ‘Father and Son’ Finally Marry

A gay couple who went through an adoption process in order to have certain legal rights were finally able to marry after being together for more than fifty years. While living in New York City in 1994, Norman MacArthur, 74, and Bill Novak, 76, were registered as domestic partners. In 2000, they moved to Erwinna,… » 5/28/15 10:30pm Yesterday 10:30pm

1972 Bernie Sanders Had Some Wacky Ideas About Rape

A 1972 essay by Vermont Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is getting some attention today, because it’s weird as fuck. Bernie opines that men masturbate to images of women who are “tied up” and abused, while women fantasize about “being raped by three men simultaneously.” Oh, you’re paying… » 5/28/15 9:45pm Yesterday 9:45pm

Katy Perry Enlists John Mayer for Revenge Against Taylor Swift

The drama between Katy Perry and Taylor Swift seems like it’s getting closer and closer to a Dynasty-style, Alexis Colby vs. Krystle Carrington catfight. Perry has next move in this game of pop star vendetta and it appears she is involving her on-again, off-again humping partner, John Mayer, by having him co-write a… » 5/28/15 9:05pm Yesterday 9:05pm

Step Up Your Sock Game with Endless Designs from Happy Socks (25% Off)

Basic essentials like socks are typically an afterthought. But with limitless color combinations and the mindset that there’s a pair of socks and underwear for every occasion and style, Happy Socks brings these everyday essentials to the forefront. And right now you can get 25% off and free shipping with promo code … » 5/27/15 4:49pm Wednesday 4:49pm

Get Brand Name Sound Without the Hype: Status Audio Headphones ($38)

Status Audio created the HD One headphones with a single goal in mind: deliver great sound with a classic look and leave the superfluous details behind. While the headphones are already less than half the price of competitors, right now you can grab a pair for just $38, a savings of over 20%. Enter promo code HDONEJEZ » 5/26/15 11:27am Tuesday 11:27am