There’s a lot of women responsible for the steps we’ve taken towards women’s equality, but Women’s Equality Day was first proposed as a bill by New York Democrat Bella Abzug. Unlike National Hot Dog Day or National Sunscreen Day, it actually means something.
In this picture from the Associated Press, a Persian cat owned by Arthur Newman of Jersey City demonstrates her ability to hypnotize women, discovered accidentally when a young lady passed out while staring into the feline’s eyes while petting her. This is just one story I would have clicked on in 1945, but there are…
Simone Manuel just became the first black American woman to win an individual gold medal in swimming after tying with Canadian Penny Oleksiak in the women’s 100 meter freestyle and setting an Olympic record in the process.
On Tuesday, Hillary Clinton became the first woman nominated as a major party presidential candidate. It was a historical moment in the United States, and despite the controversies around this election, it cannot be underplayed. Unless you’re designing the front cover of a major newspaper on Wednesday.
The mayor of Baltimore, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, began the roll call at the Democratic National Convention earlier today by saying, “Are we ready to make history?” Rawlings-Blake was referring to the official nomination of Hillary Clinton, the first woman to become the presidential candidate of a major party.
Because I want you to make the most out of your one wild and precious life, here is a short documentary on the history of vibrators, as well as a list I compiled featuring some fun, fun facts!
As Hollywood continues to impress upon us even today, the most beautiful and glamorous thing a woman can do is drop dead—and never was this more true than in the Victorian age, when tuberculosis (then known as consumption) raged.
On a Tuesday conference call with the Cruz campaign’s National Prayer Team, Heidi Cruz compared the change Ted Cruz would surely make in the United States to the abolition of slavery. But what has Cruz liberated us from, other than my own sexual desire???
This morning, from conservative radio host and Red State editor Erick Erickson:
What The Fuck Is This? is a column examining terrifying medical instruments throughout history.
The Juicy Couture tracksuit, uniform of circa 2004 Paris Hilton and the “cool mom,” will be recognized as an icon of millennial wealth in an exhibit at London’s Victoria and Albert museum.
What The Fuck Is This? is a new column examining terrifying medical instruments throughout history.
New York City high school students are getting a chance to see the fantastic (so I’ve heard) Broadway play Hamilton for much less than the ticket price.
The Georgia chapter of the Sons of Confederate Veterans is very upset that Stone Mountain Park officials plan to place a monument to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. atop the mountain, which has traditionally operated as a paean to “Confederate heroes.” The Sons released an angry statement in which they called it…
My first white party began, like every good fairy tale, with an emailed invitation from a PR professional.
Life in modern-day NYC sure ain’t what it used to be—and thank god for that, because living here used to be downright hellish. From its beginnings as a fur trading outpost and ensuing rise to the top of the global metropolitan heap, the Big Apple has always kept its metaphorical hands dirty. The pages of our fair…
The BBC is working on a new War and Peace adaptation, in partnership with the Weinstein Company, and they’ve just released the first images. So here’s some costume porn! Try not to run out and buy any expensive, useless ballgowns made of gauze.
“Yet increasingly our obsession with whiteness is clashing with science and medicine, which have begun to question the idea that cleanliness and sterility—the values that give white its symbolic power—are better for our health. Hygiene is critical in certain contexts, like a hospital room, but carrying its power…
You know who doesn’t get enough love? Gentlemen in wigs.
What narratively disappointing bullshit is this: True Detective’s second season will apparently no longer be about “the secret occult history” of transportation. Pfffft. That sound is my dreams deflating.