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Skype Co-Founder Sues Ex-Fiancée to Return Enormous Engagement Ring

Janus Friis, the billionaire co-founder of Skype, is suing his ex-fiancee, a Danish popstar, demanding that she return numerous gifts he gave her, include a $471,000 engagement ring. In the spirit of scorched-earth jilted lovers everywhere, Friis also used the suit to accuse ex-fiancée Aura Dione of “multiple affairs… »9/01/15 1:30pmTuesday 1:30pm

Lawsuit Alleges Mary Kate & Ashley Worked Intern to the Point of Hospitalization

Dualstar Entertainment Group, the licensing and manufacturing company owned by Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen, has been targeted in a class action suit that alleges wage theft on behalf of about 40 current and former interns. The twins recently won the CFDA award for Womenswear Designer of the Year for their luxury label,… »8/11/15 3:30pm8/11/15 3:30pm

In Lawsuit, College Demands Alleged Rape Victim List Every Sex Partner

In response to an ongoing lawsuit from a woman who says she was raped on campus, Virginia Wesleyan College has submitted a new filing demanding that the woman list every sexual partner she’s ever had. The college’s lawyers say in the filing that they feel “compelled to explore Plaintiff’s sexual history,” because she… »8/10/15 10:30am8/10/15 10:30am

Woman From That Viral Catcalling Video Is Suing Its Director For $500k

The subject of last October’s viral video about catcalling in New York City is suing its directors for “at least $500k,” reports TMZ. Shoshana Roberts, the woman who was filmed walking through the streets of NYC for 10 hours as men harassed her, has filed suit against director Rob Bliss and “anti-street harassment… »7/14/15 3:30pm7/14/15 3:30pm

Satanic Temple Will File Federal Lawsuit Against Missouri Abortion Laws

The Satanic Temple, God bless and keep them, is filing a federal lawsuit today against Missouri’s abortion restrictions, where one of their members, known as “Mary Doe,” recently terminated a pregnancy. The Satanic Temple is arguing that Missouri’s abortion laws, specifically its 72-hour waiting period and an… »6/23/15 10:10am6/23/15 10:10am

Guy Sues Chinese Actress for Staring at Him Too Hard Through the TV

Seems legit: the Associated Press is reporting that a Shanghai man is suing popular Chinese actress Zhao Wei for staring at him too hard through the TV. As the AP notes, this could have something to do with China’s newer, laxer lawsuit rules, or Zhao might need to take a picture because it lasts longer. The unnamed… »6/09/15 6:50pm6/09/15 6:50pm

Lawsuit: Nasty Gal's #GIRLBOSS Fired Employees For Getting Pregnant

A new lawsuit claims that hip, woman-led clothing company Nasty Gal is “a horrible place to work for professional women who become pregnant,” accusing the company of illegally firing four pregnant women. The suit, filed by ex-employee Aimee Concepcion, says Nasty Gal terminated her and three other women, as well as… »6/09/15 10:15am6/09/15 10:15am

Emma Sulkowicz and Friends Carried Mattress During Columbia Graduation

Columbia student Emma Sulkowicz, who accused fellow student Paul Nungesser of rape and then carried a mattress all year in protest of the administration’s handling of her claims, carried that mattress onstage during Tuesday’s commencement exercises. Sulkowicz was helped by several friends; the audience cheered as they… »5/19/15 1:45pm5/19/15 1:45pm

Accused Rapist in 'Mattress Girl' Case Sues Columbia University

Paul Nungesser, the Columbia University student accused of rape by fellow student Emma Sulkowicz, whose mattress-carrying protest drew national attention, has filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against the school. Nungesser accuses the university of failing to protect him from what he calls Sulkowicz’s “harassment… »4/24/15 10:15am4/24/15 10:15am

West Virginia Judge Throws Out 'Sensational' Anti-Abortion Lawsuit 

A lawsuit against a West Virginia abortion clinic that was a huge talking point on anti-abortion websites has been dismissed by a judge “with prejudice,” which means it can never be refiled. The lawsuit, filed by a Charleston woman named Itai Gravely with the help of the Family Policy Council, claimed that a botched… »4/22/15 4:30pm4/22/15 4:30pm