Former Teen Mom Bristol Palin Is Very Upset That Washington Teens Can Get IUDs

Bristol Palin, scion of Sarah Palin, seven months pregnant in an “I got ahead of myself” situation, is mad about birth control. Specifically, she is mad about Washington teenagers having access to low-cost, long-acting, reversible birth control like IUDs. OK, Bristol. Let’s do this. You really want to do this?
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8 Cities Have Cancelled Columbus Day in Favor Of Indigenous Peoples' Day

For most of America, Columbus Day is coming up this Monday October 12, except in a handful of cities where the celebration of Christopher Columbus has been replaced by Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Because, you know, one can’t exactly discover a new place if nations of people were already living there for centuries. »10/08/15 5:30pm10/08/15 5:30pm

Woman to Sue Clinic for Surprising Her With Baby Instead of Birth Control

Yesenia Pacheco has three children. Unfortunately, she’d only planned for two. In fact, her third child was a complete and utter surprise brought to her by NeighborCare Health, which accidentally gave her a flu shot instead of the birth control that she’d asked for. Now she’s suing. At least she doesn’t have the flu? »8/11/15 9:15pm8/11/15 9:15pm

Sleater-Kinney Returned to the Pacific Northwest & I Cried (A Review)

“There are more books at this show than any other one I’ve worked,” the door guy at the Showbox remarked immediately after checking both mine and my friend Sonya’s bags. We looked at each other and laughed. That pretty much summed up the crowd for the second of three sold-out Sleater-Kinney shows in Seattle—the very… »5/15/15 12:10pm5/15/15 12:10pm

New City, New Ink: My Tattooed Travels

I like traveling. I like being in new places. If it weren’t so hard for me to approach people I would probably like it a lot more. So when I started getting tattooed while traveling, I found a portal to a wealth of information. Here was a captive audience who absolutely knew where to get the best sandwiches in the… »4/23/15 5:00pm4/23/15 5:00pm

Woman Who Was Married to a Warehouse Now Engaged to a Neighborhood

A heartbroken woman wearing a wedding dress and clutching a brick stormed a Seattle City Council meeting on Monday to protest the redevelopment of a historical neighborhood. But don't worry; it's not what it looks like. She was wearing a wedding dress because she was about to get married, yes, but not to a human, to… »7/03/12 4:20pm7/03/12 4:20pm

Coffee from the Pacific Northwest Is Better than All Other Coffee

Much unlike many a magazine editor who recommends you buy all sorts of crap that they most likely got for free, your Jezebel staff doesn't get jack shit (other than books, unsolicited). And that's how it should be. But on our own time, in our personal lives, we still buy stuff. So this is Worth It, our recommendation… »6/08/12 7:15pm6/08/12 7:15pm

Terrible Cops Tase a Pregnant Woman Three Times for Speeding

Have you ever thought about how many times it would be acceptable for a police officer to use a taser on a pregnant woman? Probably not, because doing it even once sounds totally insane! And yet the Supreme Court is currently deciding whether to hear a case that involves a very pregnant woman who was tased not once… »5/16/12 11:55pm5/16/12 11:55pm

Here's That Terrifying Home Invasion Story You Didn't Ask For

Robert D. Hitt, a 35-year-old convicted rapist who was released from prison in January, has been arrested after breaking into a home in the University District of Seattle, WA and holding its six female residents hostage at knife point. Hitt then forced the women to remove their clothes and lie face down on the floor… »3/15/12 12:00pm3/15/12 12:00pm

A Third-Grader Brings a Gun to School. You Sadly Know What Happens Next.

Sadly, shootings at high schools and colleges have come to seem all too common, but in a disturbing development, yesterday there was one at an elementary school near Seattle. A boy apparently brought a gun in his backpack to his third grade class, and it accidentally went off and wounded an 8-year-old girl. The… »2/23/12 10:00am2/23/12 10:00am