Exclusive Horror Story From The Absolutely Chilling Through The Woods

Oh holy hell—Emily Carroll's horror comic collection Through The Woods is so freaking spooky. We absolutely inhaled this book when we got it in our hands. Each little horror comic is so creepy and absolutely gorgeous. It's Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark kinds of fun. And we have an exclusive scary story excerpt… » 7/17/14 4:49pm Thursday 4:49pm

Why I'm Finally Speaking Up About What Terry Richardson Did to Me

When I was 12 years old, my mother hit pause on the VCR player, stopping the movie we were watching. I’m pretty sure it was starring Ashley Judd, and it could have been A Time to Kill, but all I remember is that whatever it was involved rape. She told me, with tears in her eyes, that when she was 23 years old, she was… » 6/16/14 3:00pm 6/16/14 3:00pm

Colleges Silence and Fire Faculty Who Speak Out About Rape

In institutions of higher learning nationwide, college administrations are systematically silencing faculty for speaking out about the campus rape crisis. Faculty members from four colleges and universities spoke exclusively to Jezebel about the professional retaliation they've faced due to their support of survivors… » 6/13/14 11:40am 6/13/14 11:40am

'I Felt a Dick Pressing Into My Face': Terry Richardson Strikes Again

Yesterday, we reported that New York magazine is planning a cover story on noted pervy fashion photographer Terry Richardson and the hailstorm of rumors that he routinely sexually exploits and assaults models with the help of his creepy-as-fuck assistant Leslie Lessin. Now, another woman has come forward claiming that… » 6/11/14 4:30pm 6/11/14 4:30pm

How Obvious Child Is Reclaiming the Rom Com

Since its limited release last weekend, Obvious Child has been getting rave reviews for its humorous, sweet and genuine depiction of the female experience — particularly when it comes to the thoughts and feelings that go into choosing to have an abortion. And now, in a very special Jezebel exclusive, we're getting a… » 6/11/14 4:00pm 6/11/14 4:00pm

Farrah Abraham On Slut-Shaming, Helen Keller and Being a Novelist

The only thing more incredible than Farrah Abraham being a New York Times bestselling author is that she walked right into the alligator's mouth at Gawker Media HQ to discuss her latest literary effort: a trilogy of erotic novels based on her own infamy as the star of a "leaked" sex tape. » 6/10/14 3:20pm 6/10/14 3:20pm

Creepy Politicians Make Even Creepier Doctors in New Pro Choice Ads

Over the last few years, legislative attempting to interfere in a woman's medical decisions have become so dizzyingly commonplace that it's hard to keep track of who is attacking what, and where. Now, thanks to a new push from the ACLU, following of all the places legislators are working overtime to prove they don't… » 5/05/14 2:20pm 5/05/14 2:20pm

The Story Behind American University's Rapey, Violent 'Secret' Frat

On April 7th, an American University undergrad named Alex Louden was assaulted while walking near campus. His assailants allegedly first ran him down with a car, and then beat him while yelling anti-gay slurs until Loudon began to fall unconscious. He was hospitalized with a severe concussion and a spinal strain. Two… » 4/25/14 12:00pm 4/25/14 12:00pm

Colleges Would Rather Save Their Own Asses Than Stop Rape

If the recent spate of federal suits filed against college administrations for mishandling sexual assault reports has taught us anything, it's that many institutions of higher learning are woefully under-equipped and inept when it comes instituting, and then effectively wielding, an effective sexual assault and… » 4/01/14 3:10pm 4/01/14 3:10pm

Late Night TV Gets a Clue: The End of All-White Male Writers' Rooms

When NBC announced last May that their next late night host would be Seth Meyers, reaction ranged from Yay, I love him to Meh to Great, another white guy. While Meyers looks like most everyone who has hosted before him, the next generation of late night hosts are quietly ushering in diversity. We just don't see it… » 2/24/14 2:30pm 2/24/14 2:30pm

SNL's OTHER Secret Audition for Women of Color Was in NYC

On Wednesday, the internet was atwitter over now-confirmed rumors that SNL, on the hunt for a black female cast member, held a "secret" audition in Los Angeles last week. But what you might not know is that, according to a tipster, there was one held here in NYC, too, the night before. We have the list of who was at… » 12/13/13 6:40pm 12/13/13 6:40pm

Inside the Rainbow Gulag: The Technicolor Rise and Fall of Lisa Frank

To her fans, Lisa Frank is almost as mythical a figure as her beloved unicorn. For women in their twenties, thirties, and forties, Frank's name alone conjures up a specter of koala bears clinging to rainbow-flavored ice-cream cones, neon tiger cubs frolicking with surfing penguins, and, of course, majestic unicorns… » 12/12/13 3:10pm 12/12/13 3:10pm

Bonkers 'Wrecking Ball' Remix Will Make You Cry Airhorn-Infused Tears

Advisory: What you are about to experience is a life-changing event. The latest remix from the lady DJ Detweiler is cross between a supernova, déjà vu, and the mind-shattering feeling of playing in a bouncy castle for the first time. You will be whispering the word "exclusive" for years to come. This, my friends,… » 12/06/13 12:00pm 12/06/13 12:00pm

The Hunger Games Author Insisted the Cat Be Recast in Catching Fire

It's no secret the lazy cat casting from the first Hunger Games movie PISSED US OFF. Seriously, how hard was it to cast a yellow cat? Well, all that is about to be changed thanks to author Suzanne Collins and new Catching Fire director Francis Lawrence. Because that cat has been RECAST! » 11/12/13 11:08pm 11/12/13 11:08pm

'A Town Destroyed for What Two People Did': Dispatch from Steubenville

A few hours before Steubenville High School’s first football game of the 2013 season, a six-year-old held my hand and showed me the two photos of cute teenage boys on her “big girl” bedroom walls: Justin Bieber and Cody Saltsman. She wore a tiny jersey with Cody’s number—he’s a senior wide receiver/defensive back for… » 9/16/13 12:00pm 9/16/13 12:00pm