Meet New York's First And Only Trans Woman Firefighter

Brooke Guinan is someone you'd probably think of as brave because of her position: she's a FDNY firefighter. Others are praising her bravery for something else: she's the department's only transgender firefighter, and one of its only 41 women firefighters citywide on a force of over 10,000. » 10/20/14 10:59pm 47 minutes ago

Taylor Swift's New Song Is the Gentrification Anthem NYC Didn't Need

The inevitable march towards Taylor Swift's new album 1989 continues with a new single, and it's only getting worse: "Welcome To New York" is a gentrification anthem so obtuse it makes one wonder if she is, in fact, trolling at this point. And it calls into question whether rich white-person privilege is, in fact, a… » 10/20/14 6:40pm Today 6:40pm

Comedian Hannibal Buress Called Out Bill Cosby's Rape History on Stage

Thanks to The Cosby Show, Fat Albert and standup, Bill Cosby has become one of today's most beloved public figures. Of course, mixed up in his celebrated entertainment career are over a dozen instances where Cosby allegedly drugged and raped various women — but that's the part that most people would rather not talk… » 10/20/14 5:45pm Today 5:45pm

Woman Dumps Man Before Fancy Vacation, Man Seeks Replacement via eBay

It's the age-old plot of every rom com: Guy meets girl, guy loves girl, guy buys expensive vacation for himself and girl, girl realizes she isn't into guy and says goodbye (which is totally her right), guy can't cancel vacation, guy sells her space on eBay and asks for pics. This is it: The most romantic story of our… » 10/20/14 5:30pm Today 5:30pm