​LA School District Insisted 14-Year-Old Consented To Sex With Teacher

The Los Angeles Unified School District has received sharp and righteous criticism after arguing that a 14-year-old consented to having sex with her 28-year-old teacher and should bear some of the responsibility of her own sexual abuse. The district has since parted ways with their heinous trial attorney, but it's… » 11/15/14 12:00pm 11/15/14 12:00pm

Public Transit Officials Say No Thanks to 'Inappropriate' Bravo Ad

Bravo tried to get cheeky with the ads for its upcoming show, Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce, which blared "Go Find Yourself" alongside star Lisa Edelstein holding out her ring finger, bird-flipping style. But when they tried to place them on public transit in LA and New York, they were promptly denied. » 11/10/14 6:15pm 11/10/14 6:15pm

Taylor Swift Spends the Night with Brit-Pop Gingersnap Ed Sheeran

It's possible that your fevered collective fan dreams have come true—Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran might be tenderly and respectfully fornicating. Apparently Sheeran was in T-Swizzle's hotel room before the Brit Awards until 4 AM, when Sheeran finally left looking "very pleased with himself" (according to some creep… » 3/01/13 9:00am 3/01/13 9:00am

You Can Rent LiLo's Jankity Beverly Hills Home For $10,450/Month (This…

Look at that tiny-ass non-Infinity pool! It's a disgrace to New Hollywood and to the glorious trash and excess of the good Lohan name. Also, new renters, before you swim in it, I'd strongly suggest that you empty and bleach that thing. Who knows what dangers live below its deceptively simple surface. » 1/07/13 10:00pm 1/07/13 10:00pm

Dental Dams and Latex Gloves in Porn Are Just Solutions in Search of a…

On Tuesday, Los Angeles County passed a controversial new law called Measure B, or, to use the propaganda-y nickname its framers have given it, the Safer Sex in the Adult Film Industry Act. While it sounds like a good idea — who doesn't like safer sex?! — its passage has been met with strong protests from porn studios… » 11/09/12 3:30pm 11/09/12 3:30pm

Breastfeeding Moms Plan Massive, Unnecessary Protest

Last week, a mother visiting the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) named Katie Jane Hamilton was told by a guard that she'd need to "cover up" while breastfeeding. In response, the mom told the security guard that he'd made a big mistake, buster, because next week, she'll have over 100 breastfeeding moms,… » 5/08/12 4:40pm 5/08/12 4:40pm

Now You Can Buy Weed Named After Blue Ivy Carter

Well, you have to hand it to drug dealers. They're nothing if not enterprising, and they're not going to miss out on making a buck off the latest pop culture obsession just because that obsession is a tiny, innocent baby. Yes, Blue Ivy Carter, the blessed child of Beyonce and Jay-Z, may be just a week old, but she… » 1/15/12 10:45pm 1/15/12 10:45pm