After UVA, Prominent Women Share Their Sexual Assault Stories 

The unbelievable shitstorm surrounding the Rolling Stone story about an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia isn't showing the slightest signs of dying down. The numerous and serious questions about how the story was handled have all pretty much been outlined; now, God help us, it's time for adorable trolls… » 12/19/14 11:10am Friday 11:10am

Alleged UVA Rape Vic's Friends: Rolling Stone Didn't Even Talk To Us

Over the past couple weeks, the Washington Post has done a thorough job blowing battleship-sized holes in the searing Rolling Stone story about Jackie, the woman who says she was gang-raped at the University of Virginia two years ago and now finds herself at the center of one of the gnarliest journalistic shitstorms » 12/11/14 10:10am 12/11/14 10:10am

WaPo Writer Uses Louis C.K.'s Pedophile Joke to Defend Statutory Rape

“Holy shitsnacks,” is more or less what you’ll say after reading “writer and former lawyer” Betsy Karasik’s opinion piece about the “vast and extremely nuanced continuum of sexual interactions involving teachers and students” that the Washington Post didn’t so much publish as release from the double-locked cellar in a… » 9/01/13 5:00pm 9/01/13 5:00pm

Hillary Clinton Boldly Goes Before the Cameras With No Makeup On

Hillary Clinton has been especially busy this week, traveling to China and India and accomplishing all sorts of important tasks. While the media has been dutifully covering all of her travels, she's also gotten a bit of attention for something that has nothing to do with her actual job: Hillary had the nerve to show… » 5/08/12 9:00pm 5/08/12 9:00pm

Nuns Are Probably the Best Thing the Catholic Church Has Going For It…

After the crusty old honchos at the Vatican on Wednesday charged the Leadership Conference of Women Religious with "radical feminism" and vowed to stamp out any perceived dissent from Church policies amongst nuns, the general public immediately offered the sisters its overwhelming support and sympathy, circulating… » 4/22/12 11:30am 4/22/12 11:30am

Prostitute-Sexing Secret Service Agent Publicly Perved on Sarah Palin

One of the supervising Secret Service agents who resigned under pressure after partaking of prostitutes during a trip to Colombia has been identified. And, predictably, the sort of guy who would cheat on his wife with a Colombian hooker is exactly the sort of guy who would post photos of himself checking out Sarah… » 4/20/12 5:20pm 4/20/12 5:20pm

American Nuns Busted for Being a Crazy Bunch of Radical Feminists

Offering further proof that the world is becoming an increasingly weird place, the Catholic Church has decided to crack down on American nuns who, as anyone who has been around a nun recently knows, are a bunch of freewheeling party sisters. Wait, what? Yes, the Vatican has just taken disciplinary action against a… » 4/19/12 3:20pm 4/19/12 3:20pm

Payback Is a Bitch for Abortion Clinic Protestors, Thanks to a…

Todd Stave has the unenviable position of being the landlord of a building in Germantown, Maryland, which he leases to an abortion provider called Reproductive Health Services Clinic. So he knows a little something about dealing patiently with anti-abortion protesters. But when they started calling him at home at all… » 3/30/12 1:00pm 3/30/12 1:00pm

Republican Party Shockingly Struggling to Attract Female Support

In 2010, Republicans made big gains in both the US Congress and state legislatures, sailing into office on promises that they'd be the ones to balance the budget largely because of a push from female voters defecting from the left wing. But now, after over a year of non-job creating ladyparts legislation, it seems… » 3/09/12 6:40pm 3/09/12 6:40pm

Komen CEO Really Sad That Everyone's Mad at Her

Komen CEO Nancy Brinker has again tried her hand at discussing the Planned Parenthood disaster with the media, but this time, rather than appearing live on-air, she's sent a letter in response to a blog post by the Washington Post's Sally Quinn. In her note, Brinker admits that she made mistakes in defunding Planned… » 2/09/12 11:15am 2/09/12 11:15am

It's a Good Time to Be a Black Woman, Except on TV

The Washington Post and the Kaiser Family Foundation conducted a nationwide survey — including over 800 interviews — from which a "complex portrait" of black women in the United States has been drawn. » 1/23/12 4:50pm 1/23/12 4:50pm

But the most interesting part of the survey was an additional poll — which is — asking, "Overall, do you think the…