Smith College Student Hopes to Form 'Exclusive' Straight Girl Sorority

At least one hetero undergrad at Smith College, a private, independent women's liberal arts college in Northampton, Massachusetts, feels "marginalized" because she's not a butch lesbo. The solution: an exclusive sorority for straight girls seeking boys, cupcakes, and Lily Pulitzer photoshoots. » 9/18/13 11:50am 9/18/13 11:50am

Kate Gosselin Is Under Fire for Allegedly Hitting Babies with Sticks

Kate Gosselin—a.k.a. the only woman on earth who could make Sarah Palin seem like a fucking awesome down-to-earth gal pal—has reportedly admitted to whacking her 2-year-old babies with a wooden spoon when they were noncompliant. (Fun fact: noncompliance is one of the main symptoms of being a baby!) » 9/28/12 8:45pm 9/28/12 8:45pm

Is Your Last Name Popular Enough to Be on the Map?

Ever wondered just how common your last name is? Well, the folks at National Geographic are offering up this super fascinating map that allows you to zoom in on different areas of the country and see what the most common surnames are and what their probably provenance is. It's fascinating to see not only the effects… » 3/25/12 10:30pm 3/25/12 10:30pm

The Brave New World Of Gender Nonconformity: Pregnant Men

The concept of gender in mainstream culture is becoming less conservative by the day. Of course it's not like being at Smith, but when Benny Ninja can vogue his little butt off on a graffiti-ed stage with a bunch of drag queens during prime time and no one bats an eyelash, you know things have come pretty far since … » 3/20/08 6:00pm 3/20/08 6:00pm