One more for the Jezebel ethics board, involving the fact that I love Drake. I love him so much. My boyfriend has said I’m allowed to kiss him if I ever get the chance. But let’s be real! That’s never going to happen, and I know this because I’m not fucking insane. »
On Saturday, at a Washington breakfast hosted by the Human Rights Campaign, Vice President Joe Biden and prospective President Hillary Clinton both gave impassioned speeches in support of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Americans—and our stalwart veep managed to squeeze in a rock solid republican diss, too. »
Julie DiCaro, a former lawyer and current anchor for Chicago sports radio station 670 The Score, has been covering the rape allegations against hockey star Patrick Kane. And for that, of course, DiCaro is being punished by an angry Twitter mob. She tweeted Friday that she’s not at work after receiving a credible… »
A 13-year-old black conservative activist caused a ripple of finger wags yesterday when he claimed that President Obama had blocked him on Twitter. The White House says that nobody has ever been blocked from President Obama’s official Twitter account. Somebody’s lying! »
Lack of diversity within the tech industry is still a blatant issue, but especially glaring is the scarcity of black women. Using data from a 2014 Equal Employment Opportunity report, the Verge put together a graph last month breaking down the racial diversity of some of tech’s biggest companies, such as Google,… »
Shout out to everyone, even the losers and the haters, on this 9/11 morning. Sad to say that this day is yet again shrouded in confusion and fear—not in the same violent and destructive way as it was in 2001, but things are weird all the same. Why? Because Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has deleted his… »
Yesterday, I wrote a piece about Donald Trump’s growing popularity among Nazis and white supremacists. Today, my Twitter mentions are flooded with angry Nazis and white supremacists. Hm, what could be happening here? What could it — oh. »
Tuesday afternoon, J.K. Rowling tweeted some huge news about some of her beloved characters from the Harry Potter universe. “Have just heard that James S Potter has been Sorted (to nobody’s surprise) into Gryffindor. Teddy Lupin (Head Boy, Hufflepuff) disappointed,” she wrote to her 5.32M followers. »
Last night, Jimmy Kimmel Live got Josh Groban to stop by and lend his classically trained voice to Donald Trump’s sublime Twitter musings. Enjoy the new spin on such old Trump classics as “I have never seen a thin person drinking Diet Coke” and “@BarackObama’s birth certificate is a fraud.” »
Had her tour not been canceled, Iggy Azalea would have probably been spending this month preparing for its 21 shows. But since she no longer has plans this fall, the Australian rapper is just sitting around doing what everyone else is doing: checking Twitter. »
Don’t you hate when you come up with a clever tweet only to realize you spelled something wrong after you hit send? If only there was some easy way to fix it, like an edit feature. Kim Kardashian must have heard our kollective kries, because she sent an email to Twitter asking them for this advancement. She also… »
On Monday, Oscar winner and lady-everyone-loves-to-hate Anne Hathaway used social media to seem relatable.
The 2015 MTV Video Music Award nominations were announced Tuesday and they were not to Nicki Minaj’s liking.
Target is currently in hot water for selling an ugly shirt that might also be sexist. (Again.) The shirt is sold in the store’s women’s juniors section and features the word ‘TROPHY’ printed in a large, nearly-Beyoncé font. Angry customers have taken to social media to voice their complaints about the ugly shirt, and… »