America Loves Political 'Bad Boys,' Can't Guarantee Fair Pay for Women

In a move that surprised absolutely no one and still managed to be disappointing, America's deadbeat dad the GOP once again voted against the Paycheck Fairness Act—the bill that aims to protect women from gender-based wage discrimination. And yet, all around the country, we are voting to give disgraced lawmakers… » 9/16/14 2:20pm Yesterday 2:20pm

​Kathy Griffin: CBS Did Not Even Consider a Female Late Late Show Host

Last April, Craig Ferguson announced that he was stepping down as host of Late Late Show. Even though he has since been replaced by British actor/comedian James Corden, for a moment there we all wondered if we might actually get a lady late night host, and names like Chelsea Handler and Aisha Tyler popped up. Hell,… » 9/13/14 3:21pm Saturday 3:21pm

There Won’t Be an Exhibit of Stolen Jennifer Lawrence Pictures After All

LA artist XVALA, also known as mild-mannered Jeff Hamilton, was the source of a collective groan after he announced his upcoming show "No Delete" which would feature life-size prints of the hacked nude images of Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton. Well he's realized just how dumb an idea that is, so instead of using… » 9/10/14 10:40am 9/10/14 10:40am

Transgender Teen Sues South Carolina DMV Over Driver's License Photo

The executive director of the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles and the manager of its Anderson, South Carolina branch are named defendants in a suit alleging that a transgender teen was denied his constitutional right to free expression. The suit has been filed through the Transgender Legal Defense &… » 9/03/14 4:50pm 9/03/14 4:50pm

Newspaper Informs Us That BBC Trust’s Very First Chairwoman Is a Mom

BBC Trust, the body that governs the BBC and "guardian of licence fee revenue" has just appointed Rona Fairhead as its very first chairwoman nearly four months after Lord Chris Patten stepped down from the position. Exciting, right? Well, apparently, it's crucial for us to know one thing before acknowledging any of… » 8/31/14 1:00pm 8/31/14 1:00pm

Gamora Not Included on Guardians of the Galaxy Tee Since It's for Boys

Over the past month, fans and parents of young fans of Guardians of the Galaxy have found that while four members of the five-member team are prominently featured in GOTG merchandise, the fifth and sole female lead character (unless of course Groot is a lady) has been oddly absent from much of the merch. » 8/18/14 5:00pm 8/18/14 5:00pm

Child-Bearing Women Terrify Male Bosses Because Babies Make Them Dumb

If you’re in the U.K. and are hiding your pregnancy to get a new job, you’ve got the right idea. A new survey says that one-third of managers would employ a man in his 20s or 30s over a woman the same age for fear they will take maternity leave. OMG babies, they ruin everything, don’t they? » 8/12/14 10:30am 8/12/14 10:30am

Women Won't Name Harassing Venture Capitalists, Even Anonymously

In the past couple weeks both Forbes and Wired have published first-hand accounts of the perils of "fundraising while female." The anecdotes about harassment, discrimination, and the hassle of disproving an investor's assumptions about gender are familiar. But you won't find the name of single male venture capitalist… » 8/08/14 5:40pm 8/08/14 5:40pm

Sexist Douche Pastor Mark Driscoll Believes Our Nation Is 'Pussified'

You might remember swaggering, misogynist evangedouche/human Affliction tee Mark Driscoll from being terrible on Glenn Beck, being terrible on Fox and Friends, or being terrible any time he does anything ever, which is all the time. But he's really ramped up the action in the last month or so! It seems like dude can't… » 7/30/14 5:00pm 7/30/14 5:00pm