Generous Texas Man Pays Off Entire Elementary School's Lunch Debt

In a stunning act of generosity, Kenny Thompson — a father from Houston, Texas — has paid off the outstanding lunch debts of all of the children at a local elementary school where he mentors and tutors students. He was inspired to step up after reading about the school in Salt Lake City, Utah that recently garnered… » 2/07/14 6:00pm 2/07/14 6:00pm

WTF: Utah Elementary School Seizes Lunches from Indebted Kids

Today in What the Ever Loving Fuck: School officials at Uintah Elementary in Salt Lake City, Utah seized upwards of 40 students' cafeteria-issued lunches and threw them in the trash this Tuesday — all because the kids had unpaid balances on their lunch accounts. Yes, they punished children too young to have any real… » 1/30/14 12:00pm 1/30/14 12:00pm

Teen Boys Reek of Cologne and Teen Girls Can't Stand It

To all the high school aged boys out there reading Jezebel (a.k.a Michael Jennings in Akron, Ohio): It's time for you to lay off the scents. I know Axe and Old Spice are telling you that you have to lay it on thick to be cool and datable, but they are lying. These colognes do not make you more appealing. They actually… » 1/07/14 4:15pm 1/07/14 4:15pm

Bad-Ass 10-Year-Old Launches Petition for Disabled American Girl Doll

One of the biggest American Girl products these days isn't the historical dolls, or even the "My American Girl" just-like-me models. Nowadays, many kids beg for the Girl of the Year, limited-edition dolls like 2013's Saige, a painter and horseback rider "whose passions inspires action." » 12/30/13 6:30pm 12/30/13 6:30pm

iPotty, The iPad-Holding Latrine for Tots, Officially 2013's Worst Toy

The Campaign For A Commercial-Free Childhood held their annual TOADY competition, where consumers could vote on the worst toy of the year. Well, the results are in, and the coveted TOADY (Toys Oppressive And Destructive to Young Children) award went to the iPotty, the iPad holder with a toilet that lets your baby look… » 12/10/13 4:00pm 12/10/13 4:00pm

The BBC's Newest Kid Show Might Be Pretty Damn Sexist

Parents in the U.K. are currently upset with the BBC over its new live-action children's program Topsy and Tim and the tired way the show portrays gender roles. Based on a popular children's book series of the same name, Topsy and Tim tells the story of an adventurous brother and sister who are always finding their way … » 11/22/13 4:30pm 11/22/13 4:30pm