GOP Proves It Finally 'Gets' Women With Say Yes to the Dress Ad

After being pummeled in the 2012 elections, the GOP has been asking itself, over and over, the infernal question it cannot seem to answer: What do women even care about? Finally, almost two years and dozens of embarrassing news cycles later, they have their answer. Wedding dresses. Bitches love wedding dresses. » 10/01/14 2:15pm Today 2:15pm

The Secret Service Had Issues Way Before the Woman in Charge Got There

On Monday, invalid human Laura Ingraham indicated that she believed the White House's current security issues are due to the fact that Secret Service Director Julia Pierson was hired for being a woman and not for being a qualified human. But Pierson's gender identity is prompting even sometimes more levelheaded… » 10/01/14 11:00am Today 11:00am

Notorious RBG Used to Jazzercise But Now Does an Air Force Workout

Supreme Court Justice and perfect human being Ruth Bader Ginsburg is 81 years old and, to reiterate, not planning on retiring any time soon. That's partly because she does a military workout to keep herself in shape, and partly because she can't think of another person who could do her job as well as she does it. Lean… » 9/30/14 1:20pm Yesterday 1:20pm

Even ​Mark Sanford's Ex-Fiancée Was Surprised by That Facebook Post

I think it's safe to say that we were all sort of taken off guard by Mark Sanford's cry-me-a-river Facebook post announcing his break-up with fiancée Maria Belen Chapur. Mostly because he's an irrelevant politician whose claim to fame is his extramarital business. But apparently, we weren't the only one's surprised by… » 9/14/14 1:42pm 9/14/14 1:42pm

Mark Sanford Calls It Quits with Argentinian Fiancée

It's a sad day for love, folks. Mark Sanford, the former governor of South Carolina and current congressman who notoriously *airquotes*went on a hiking trip in the Appalachians*end airquotes* only to find himself in Argentina carrying on an extramarital affair, has announced that he is ending his engagement to his… » 9/13/14 12:01pm 9/13/14 12:01pm

Little Girl Saddened to Learn That President Obama Isn't Beyoncé

On Thursday, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hit an elementary school to spiff up the place and stuff backpacks with nice things, maybe get a few photos with some cute kids — you know the routine. The problem is, one kid named Madison was really expecting the day's special guest to be someone else —… » 9/12/14 9:30am 9/12/14 9:30am

Smashing Ceilings and Taking Names: Powerful Women in Politics

Famed filibusterer Wendy Davis and New York senator Kirsten Gillibrand both launch new memoirs this week. Gillibrand's book Off the Sidelines is already making waves for calling out certain (unnamed) male colleagues as, well, sexist pigs. Unwelcome comments on their appearance have long been an occupational hazard for… » 9/11/14 2:57pm 9/11/14 2:57pm

Male Senator Has Never Seen Sexism in the Senate, So It Must Not Exist

His name is Ron Johnson, he comes from Wisconsin, and he thinks that his Senate colleague Kirsten Gillibrand should either expose the identities of the men who harassed her about her body or shut up about sexism. After all, Senator Ron Johnson (a man) has never seen sexism during his time in the Senate. Therefore,… » 9/03/14 4:00pm 9/03/14 4:00pm

Charlie Crist Calls On Rick Scott Not to Defend FL Gay Marriage Ban

Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist has penned an open letter calling on his successor, Rick Scott, not to defend the recently struck down state ban on same-sex marriage. In the letter, Crist points to his own actions after a district court of appeals struck down the state's gay and lesbian adoption ban. » 9/01/14 1:01pm 9/01/14 1:01pm