Komen Surprisingly Rejects Funding from Pornhub's 'Save the Boobies'…

Well, that was quick. Susan G. Komen For the Cure® has stated in no uncertain terms that it has no use for any money that Pornhub.com's October Save the Boobies! campaign was raising. The organization has also demanded that the porn site stop using the Komen name, stop it at once before poor Nancy Brinker catches the… » 10/04/12 7:00pm 10/04/12 7:00pm

Even Local Komen Affiliates That Disagreed With Planned Parenthood…

Susan G. Komen For the Cure's decision to defund Planned Parenthood and the charity's subsequent lying about why they did it should be a case study for aspiring philanthropists on how not to handle a public relation's crisis (or an aspiring clueless rich lady's guide on how to make Regulars hate you). But when the… » 8/21/12 2:30pm 8/21/12 2:30pm

The Revolutionary 'Free Sex For Ladies' Business

A trio of male business students in Germany have launched what may be the most selfless, saintly, self-sacrificing business venture of all time. They've banded together to form the world's first free sex brothel that serves women. Ladies, if you're stressed out by school work and don't know where to turn, one of these… » 4/06/12 11:00am 4/06/12 11:00am

Rich Ladies Give Away Shitloads Of Cash In Elaborate & Complicated…

Charities better start sucking up to ladies. New research has found that wealthy American women control their households' philanthropic efforts almost exclusively, and that they decide to which cause their money should go based on research, analysis, and a smidgen of ladyfeelings. » 12/12/11 7:00pm 12/12/11 7:00pm

Companies Less Evil When Women Occupy Board Rooms

Even though we're all boy crazy and have subpar upper body strength, new data suggests that companies are better citizens when there are more women in the board rooms. Now, if only our periods didn't make us all so crazy! » 11/18/11 6:00pm 11/18/11 6:00pm

How Gwyneth Paltrow Shamed A Man Into Losing 40 Lbs.

As you may know, Ross Mathews, the late night TV comedian from Chelsea Lately (also known as Intern Ross from The Tonight Show with Jay Leno), lost 40 lbs. And Gwyneth Paltrow had a hand in motivating him. » 6/14/11 6:40pm 6/14/11 6:40pm

Kanye West's Charity Mysteriously Folds

The hot new celebrity trend: Closing down your charity amid murky financial dealings. We still don't know why exactly Madonna's Raising Malawi charity flopped, and the closure of Kanye West's foundation is even more mysterious. » 4/20/11 12:25pm 4/20/11 12:25pm

World's Most Generous People Found Down Under

The latest Gallup World Giving Index found Australians are the world's most philanthropic people. The U.S. tied with Switzerland for fifth place in the survey, which ranks countries based on individual donations, volunteer time, and willingness to help strangers. » 9/09/10 12:48pm 9/09/10 12:48pm

The Anti-Bono: Shakira's Crusade For Early Childhood Development

Most people know Shakira as a worldwide pop sensation, but she's also starting a political and philanthropic movement to promote early childhood development in Latin America. Sounds familiar — but her brand of activism seems different from, say, Bono's. » 6/03/09 4:30pm 6/03/09 4:30pm

Give A Little

A new study finds that men and women donate to charity differently based on "gender identity" and "moral identity" - basically, how we see ourselves, rather than cause-worthiness. [Science Daily] » 2/25/09 5:30pm 2/25/09 5:30pm

Women Are At The Forefront Of American Philanthrophy

Not only are women donating to political campaigns in record numbers » 9/24/08 4:40pm 9/24/08 4:40pm, it seems that, for the first time in recorded history, women are giving more than men to charity: In 2005, female donors gave $21.7 billion to men's $16.8 billion, and JPMorgan reports that two thirds of its philanthropic services clients are now…

America Loves Abused Puppies Approximately 2.5 Times More Than Battered…

Did you know that there are 3,800 animal shelters in the United States, but only 1,500 shelters for abused women? Economist Allison Schrager is well aware of this fact, and she wrote about the puppies vs. people issue in More Intelligent Life. You might be thinking that it's not an either animals or women issue, that… » 6/26/08 2:40pm 6/26/08 2:40pm

Natalie Portman's Tireless Work On Behalf Of...Nothingness

Who is the world's best celebrity? The New York Times Magazine came out this week and seemed like it was going to decree it to be Natalie Portman. While Angie, Brad, Bono, Clooney, Don Cheadle, Mia Farrow, Matt Damon, John Legend etc. etc. mostly dedicate themselves to Darfurian genocide and such, Natalie Portman's… » 3/10/08 5:00pm 3/10/08 5:00pm