Emily's List-Endorsed Candidate Will Exit House Race After Sexual Harassment Allegations 

Andrea Ramsey, a Democratic candidate for Kansas’s 3 Congressional District, announced that she will exit the race after the Kansas City Star asked Ramsey about the settlement of a 2005 lawsuit in which she was accused of sexually harassing and retaliating against a male employee. Ramsey was supported by the


Little Black Girls Are Killing Themselves. Does Anyone Care Enough to Figure Out Why?

When I was 4 years old, I told my mother that my nursery school teacher told me to “stop acting like a baby” because I had gotten a boo-boo on my knee. According to my mother, she asked me what reception other little kids received when they got boo-boos. I told her that a little white girl in my class got a coveted


Watch Trump's Shitty Judicial Nominee Historically Bungle Every Single Question

A now-viral video of GOP Senator John Kennedy (R-Louisiana) grilling one of Trump’s judicial nominees revealed nominee Matthew Peterson—an FEC commissioner with no trial experience—to be excruciatingly incapable of answering basic questions about the law. Following this display, one in a string of embarrassingly


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Glenn Close on the Weinstein Effect and Why Gossip Is Good

A few months ago, it might have been difficult to imagine a celebrity who’s been a household name since the ’80s—when supermarket tabloids drove so much discourse—arguing publicly for gossip’s value. But there in front of me earlier this week in the Crosby Street Hotel was national treasure and six-time Oscar nominee