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Jose Canseco to Honor Caitlyn Jenner By Dressing Like 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 A minute ago

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 24 minutes ago

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 51 minutes ago

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

'Happy Birthday' May Soon Be Yours to Sing Without Fear of a Lawsuit

There’s a reason that fine restaurants such as The Olive Garden don’t sing the traditional “Happy Birthday” to their guests, and you can thank the fact that the song is under copyright for the non-traditional embarrassment you feel while three to five disaffected servers remind you that it’s your “happy, happy… » 7/29/15 11:45pm Yesterday 11:45pm

Here’s An App That Lets You Obsess Over Your Old Relationships

After experiencing a breakup, a common procedure is to get rid of your ex’s stuff, whether you nicely give it back to them, throw it all away or set it on fire à la Waiting to Exhale. But what do you do with the kind of relationship mementos that aren’t tangible? Emails, Facebook photos and Instagram comments from… » 7/29/15 11:00pm Yesterday 11:00pm

No, Ben Affleck Is Not Dating the Nanny, According to Ben Affleck

Earlier today, Bobby Finger—Jezebel writer, rumormonger, and my enemy—reported that Ben Affleck has been dating his children’s nanny, Christine Ouzounian, since his separation from Jennifer Garner. Well, BOBBY, Ben Affleck has responded to these allegations and wants you to know that YOU’RE A LIAR. » 7/29/15 8:00pm Yesterday 8:00pm