Emma Watson Nude Clock Was a Hoax Designed to Bring Down 4chan

On Tuesday, contributors to 4chan's /pol message board frantically scrambled to clear their anonymous names over accusations that they were behind a countdown clock that promised to reveal stolen nude photos of Emma Watson in retaliation for a speech Watson gave to the UN about feminism. That night, we found out they… » 9/24/14 3:00pm 9/24/14 3:00pm

4chan Swears They're Not Threatening to Release Emma Watson's Nudes

Did you hear the one about how 4chan users, enraged to the point of madness after Emma Watson's pro-feminism speech to the UN, have threatened to unleash the Harry Potter star's hacked nudes to the internet in retaliation? If you have, it's probably because you spent some amount of time yesterday or today on the… » 9/23/14 4:15pm 9/23/14 4:15pm

United Nations Announces Global Ban on Female Genital Mutilation

The United Nations General Assembly's human rights committee unanimously voted to enact a global ban against female circumcision, instructing the UN's 193 member states to take direct action by enacting legislation and leading education campaigns for both young women and men in order to penalize violators and protect… » 11/27/12 10:00am 11/27/12 10:00am

Hillary Clinton's UN Doodles Clearly a Window Into Her Innermost…

Birds do it. Bees do it. Secretaries of State hearing UN pleas do it. Yesterday, a photographer caught Hillary Clinton aimlessly drawing on her speech notes during a UN Security Council meeting on the Middle East peace process. The situation is grim, shooting, suffering etc., but all of that starts to run together… » 9/28/12 12:45pm 9/28/12 12:45pm

Some Idiot Ships 30 Pounds of Cocaine to the UN Building

Somewhere there is a drug dealer who is really pissed that 30 pounds of his choice coke has gone missing. But if he wanted it so badly, he shouldn't have mailed it to the United Nations. The cocaine was sent inside fake diplomatic pouches, and ended up in the UN's mailroom last week. People there immediately… » 1/27/12 4:15pm 1/27/12 4:15pm

How Birth Control Can Bring Us Closer to World Peace

Sometime within the last day or so, it's estimated that the world's 7 billionth child was born. This child, like all children, was gestated in the body of a woman and like most children, is likely to be fed, bathed, and raised primarily by a woman. Whether the world that the child inhabits as he or she grows up is one… » 10/31/11 5:30pm 10/31/11 5:30pm

UN Recommends Everyone Stop Telling Women What To Do With Their Bodies

The UN recently issued a report that declares that countries that restrict access to either abortion or contraception are violating a woman's human rights. The report also declares it Officially Messed Up when a woman is prosecuted for taking illegal drugs or drinking during her pregnancy, because it's her body and… » 10/27/11 11:20am 10/27/11 11:20am

Dear Governor Palin: Why So Afraid Of The Fourth Estate?

Hey, Sarah, what's up? No, it's cool, you can talk to me. Remember? You're a hockey mom! Only lipstick separates you from a pitbull! You're sassy, you're brassy, you're utterly convinced you're ready to lead this country! You don't hesitate or blink » 9/23/08 4:00pm 9/23/08 4:00pm! So, why are you ?I mean, I know we can be sort of mean. First there…

Aussies Upset Over Daring Girls' Didgeridoos • UN Says Sexism Rife In…

Indigenous Australian commentators are aghast that the Down Under version of the Daring Book for Girls » 9/02/08 5:30pm 9/02/08 5:30pm teaches and encourages girls and young women to , an instrument that is taboo for women to even touch.• A woman is suing a UK hospital over a C-section that was on her without effective pain relief. • Want to end…