Winona Ryder recently sat down with New York’s Heather Havrilesky for the magazine’s August 8, 2016 cover feature. Reflecting on her career’s trajectory and her recent starring role in Stranger Things, the actress also commented on the ways the media has pathologized her.
Attorneys for imprisoned former military intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning confirmed on Monday that she attempted suicide last week. Manning’s lawyers said she is expected to remain under observation for the next several weeks. Manning is serving a 35-year sentence at the military prison at Fort Leavenworth for…
Actress Selma Blair (The People v. O.J. Simpson, Legally Blonde) was hurried from an international flight to a nearby hospital after an outburst.
This weekend, the Attawapiskat First Nation, a small community in Canada’s remote James Bay, declared a state of emergency after the community of 2,000 people saw 11 suicide attempts. Attawapiskat First Nation has seen a growing mental health crisis since September, when five teenage girls tried to overdose. Since…
Today in tragic non-surprises: an Australian study finds that online harassment of women has very nearly become the “established norm.” Women under 30 are especially susceptible.
On the morning of March 7, a nude woman climbed atop a big rig in the middle of westbound US-290 and proceeded to dance and evade rescue for two hours.
One day after Kanye West’s SNL performance, rumors began circulating that he’d almost walked off the set without performing because of a backstage “meltdown.” Last week, Page Six obtained a recording of West having said “meltdown,” and its contents—out of context and possibly edited—are inconclusive; it’s unclear…
Since the moment New York Mayor Bill de Blasio took office in 2014, his wife Chirlane McCray has been the object of fascination, controversy, praise, and hundreds of weird tabloid stories. This week, she talked with Jezebel about her ambitious plan to revamp New York City’s mental health services, her support for…
The United States Preventative Services Task Force—an influential panel of experts in primary care and preventative medicine—recommended on Tuesday that women should be screened for depression during and after pregnancy, the New York Times reports.
The actor who voiced Charlie Brown in the animated Peanuts specials has pled guilty to making all sorts of threats. Prosecutors say Peter Robbins, who previously served jail time for threatening the plastic surgeon who performed his girlfriend’s breast augmentation, threatened to kill San Diego Sheriff Bill Gore.
A Maryland woman found pushing her dead three-year-old son on a park swing has been indicted by a grand jury on charges of child abuse, neglect of a minor, and manslaughter. The district attorney’s office said the woman, 24-year-old Romechia Simms, has been arrested and will be arraigned Monday morning.
A 61-year-old woman is accused of killing her 93-year-old mother by jamming rosary beads down her throat. An attorney for Francesca Martire doesn’t deny that she placed the rosary beads in her mother’s mouth, fearing that the older woman had fallen because of the devil, but says she didn’t choke her.
My phone vibrated against my hip, alerting me to a text message. “Had to take your daddy to the doctor,” Mama’s text read. “There were problems with his circamsite.”
For unknown reasons—just kidding, I’ve got a guess or two—Natasha McKenna’s violent and senseless death in police custody hasn’t gotten much national attention in the months since she (a 5’2” woman, weighing 130 pounds) was taken from her Fairfax County jail cell to be transported to Alexandria, Virginia: a process…
There was nothing there. No marker. No memorial. The hospital had been massive, a campus. Its mission had been legendary. And now there was no trace of it at all.
The two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls accused of stabbing a classmate 19 times to appease a mythical creature known as the Slender Man have been deemed competent by a judge to stand trial. They will both be charged as adults, at least initially, despite continued questions about their mental health: one of the girls…
A woman who went on a hunger strike after being denied an abortion at eight weeks has been forced by the Irish government to unwillingly undergo a C-section at just 25 weeks' gestation. And then her baby was taken away from her. Woooo! Pro life!
Spend much time in any corner of the Internet where strangers don't exchange names, and you'll start seeing some dark shit. People will confess all sorts of things under the cover of anonymity—abuse, depression, suicidal thoughts. And one app is attempting to do its part.
"My name is Adam," the post read. "I'm 18 and non-exclusively attracted to boys and girls of all ages (particularly very young ones). I am the leader of a support group for non-offending pedophiles around my age… I would be very happy to talk with you."