American Apparel Flies Philly Bikini Barista to L.A. for Free Bikinis

Remember last week's story about the woman who was kicked out of a Philadelphia public swimming pool (and driven away via mockery at another) for wearing an American Apparel bikini that—to paraphrase Mel Horowitz—LOOKS LIKE UNDAH-WEAH? Well, there's a happy ending (I guess, if you like American Apparel bikinis),… » 7/24/14 6:45pm Thursday 6:45pm

New York Agrees to Pay $40 Million in Reparations to Central Park Five

New York City has reached a settlement with the Central Park Five, the group of men who — in 1989 — were charged with and convicted of the rape and battery of a woman in Central Park, only to be proven innocent and have their convictions overturned years later, after they had served their full sentences. The city has… » 6/20/14 12:40pm 6/20/14 12:40pm

Arkansas Judge Fills Message Board With Helpful Info on Sluts

The internet is rife with opportunities to take your dick out and swing it around on forums where users don't have to post under their real names. Unfortunately, if you're a public official taking advantage of the internet's illusion of anonymity to commit some major ethical faux pas, it doesn't take many carelessly… » 3/07/14 5:45pm 3/07/14 5:45pm

Woman-Beating Man Punished By Being Forced To Hold 'I Beat Women' Sign

When a Tampa woman was beaten after rebuffing the sexual advances of an intoxicated man, she waited for him to sober up, and then offered him a choice: either he'd face arrest, or be forced to stand by the side of a road holding a sign that read "I BEAT WOMEN. HONK IF I'M A SCUMBAG." Guess which he picked? » 12/26/13 2:30pm 12/26/13 2:30pm

Hide Ur Men! Senate Confirms 'Radical Feminist' Judge To Federal Court

Earlier this year, feminist boners across the country deflated when the filibuster-happy Senate Republicans blocked the nomination of Ginsburg-in-waiting Judge Nina Pillard to the federal bench. But now, thanks to the death of the filibuster, the Senate was able to go ahead and confirm her. Radical! » 12/12/13 5:30pm 12/12/13 5:30pm

21 Egyptian Women Released from Jail After Harsh Sentences Appealed

Following news earlier that a court in Alexandria would be hearing the appeal of the 14 Egyptian women sentenced to 11 years in jail for their peaceful pro-Mohamed Morsi demonstration, Egyptian authorities released those women, along with seven girls who were initially ordered to be held until they turned 18. » 12/08/13 12:30pm 12/08/13 12:30pm

Ringleader of New Zealand Teen Rape Gang Bravely Skips Town

Joseph Parker — privileged son of a Hollywood actor and one of the ringleaders of an Auckland teen rape club that called itself the "Roast Busters" — has fled town. Wow, you'd think a person so super tough that they made a hobby out of incapacitating and raping sometimes-underage girls would be better at handling… » 11/11/13 11:35am 11/11/13 11:35am

First Rapist Convicted in Delhi Gang Rape Gets Three Years in Prison

An Indian court has sentenced the 18-year-old youth who was being tried for his role in the gang rape of a young woman on a New Delhi bus last year to three years in prison, sparking outrage from the victim’s family, who argued that the young man should have been tried as an adult despite the fact that he was 17 when… » 9/01/13 12:30pm 9/01/13 12:30pm

Imprison the Royal Family and Abolish the Monarchy

As the world waits with bated breath for the emergence of the latest—and cutest—member of the British Royal Family, allow us to put forth a gentle reminder: In a just world, this innocent child would be going up for adoption, since its family would have been imprisoned for crimes against humanity. » 7/22/13 5:50pm 7/22/13 5:50pm

George Zimmerman Saves Strangers From Overturned Truck, Disappears

OK, I use italics a lot, but I really mean them this time: this is weird. Police in Sanford, Florida say George Zimmerman — who killed BUT DIDN'T MURDER Trayvon Martin — has emerged from hiding to save a stranger family of four strangers from an overturned truck and then disappear again into the night like the… » 7/22/13 2:20pm 7/22/13 2:20pm

FYI: Terrorists Can Be Hot and Black Men Can Be Innocent

This week, Rolling Stone made everyone very mad by putting a picture of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzokhar Tsarnaev on the cover of the magazine. Rolling Stone was accused of "glamorizing" terror by using a photo of Tsarnaev that made him look like a "rock star." Boston Mayor Tom Menino said the cover "rewards… » 7/19/13 1:20pm 7/19/13 1:20pm

The Trayvon Martin Verdict Proves Only White People Deserve to be Safe

America has always been hooked on self-protection. Citizens are encouraged (and protected by law) to bear arms and stand their ground against perceived intruders. When a racist country is that obsessed with self-defense, the safety of men with white privilege — even those who, like George Zimmerman, have a record of… » 7/16/13 5:30pm 7/16/13 5:30pm