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In photos from last Thursday’s amfAR gala at Cannes, it might look like auction host Uma Thurman wasn’t perturbed by the surprise open-mouthed kiss she fielded from “playboy industrialist” and Fiat heir Lapo Elkann. With a gracious smile, she stood for the cameras as he pressed his sweaty face against hers and dangled his lit cigarette dangerously close to her updo.
If her pop stardom ever stalls, Taylor Swift has another solid career option waiting in the wings: fascist dictator—or at least symbol of the fascist movement, if said fascists would not consent to being ruled over by a woman. Apparently,...Show More Summary
Every other year, the Olympic Village—the complex that houses athletes, trainers, and officials for the duration of the games—doubles as a pop-up classroom in sex positivity. The world’s fittest people make infamously good use of their weeks in close proximity. Show More Summary
Donald Trump continued his attack on Hillary Clinton via Bill on Monday with a brief Instagram video featuring the voices of women who’ve accused the latter of rape and sexual assault.
BuzzFeed’s exploding watermelon can take a hike. There’s a new most-watched Facebook Live video of all time (and by “all time,” I of course mean “the five-plus months since Facebook Live Video became available to non-celebrities”). The...Show More Summary
For women who step away from the workforce to have children, trying to return can come with anxieties. First and foremost: Do you ignore the résumé gap? Camouflage it with part-time or volunteer commitments? Pre-empt any questions by just telling the truth?
There is a radical feminist thrift store in Denmark run by the former art director of Cosmopolitan magazine. I learned this by accident. Taking a break from Women Deliver, a massive international women’s health conference taking place...Show More Summary
In June 2011, Rep. Anthony Weiner, D–New York, was caught in a sexting scandal. His initial response was to prevaricate, then to apologize, and finally to resign from Congress. Two years later, when memories of the New York Post’s penis-pun headlines had faded, Weiner attempted a comeback, staging a bid to become mayor of New York City. Show More Summary
For decades, conservative legislators have worked to roll back abortion rights through laws ostensibly designed to protect women. Republicans across the country have successfully passed mandatory ultrasounds, waiting periods, and “informed consent” measures, as well as draconian clinic regulations obviously designed to shutter abortion providers. Show More Summary
As with so many hot-button issues in modern parenting, the controversy surrounding screen time often has more to do with mothers than with children. There is no scientific evidence that watching TV or playing with tablets is inherently bad for children over the age of two. Show More Summary
Oklahoma’s legislature passed a bill on Thursday to make the provision of abortion a felony in the state. Lawmakers in most red states are at least nominally surreptitious in their efforts to undermine Roe v. Wade, claiming that their...Show More Summary
Hollywood is a competitive place, where everyone always wants to be richer, thinner, and tanner than the next person. The latest contest? Who can keep their baby the most hidden from the prying eyes of paparazzi and the American pub...
Adrian Grenier is most well-known as the star of the mid-2000s HBO bro-fest Entourage. But the luxuriously tressed actor wants you to know that he is nothing like the hard-partying young superstar he played on that show. “While my character,...Show More Summary
South Carolina’s Republican-controlled legislature voted late Tuesday night to pass a bill banning abortion at 20 weeks post-fertilization. The rationale for the bill, which Governor Nikki Haley has indicated that she will sign, is the scientifically baseless claim that fetuses develop the ability to feel pain at 20 weeks’ gestation. Show More Summary
Donald Trump is not sorry, but also, he didn’t say what you thought he said. You definitely heard wrong! You’re the one who should apologize.
New research from the University of California, Hastings’ Center for WorkLife Law finds a 269 percent increase in lawsuits alleging family responsibilities discrimination in the last decade, compared to the previous decade. These findings...Show More Summary
It’s almost tempting to believe that Congressional Republicans have stopped reading the news about Zika, the mosquito-borne virus that can cause the severe birth defect microcephaly. If they’ve been keeping informed, it would seem that...Show More Summary
For a family often charged with provoking the end of Western civilization, the Kardashians have always been surprisingly religious. Matriarch Kris Jenner hand-picked the pastor for the family’s evangelical church in Los Angeles, Kim has said has said she tithes 10 percent of her income, and the family is often photographed attending Sunday services together.
Tuesday night, Megyn Kelly will sit down for a one-hour conversation with the man who has called her “crazy,” “sick,” “overrated,” and a “lightweight” journalist—we're speaking, of course, about Donald Trump. For the Fox News anchor,...Show More Summary
There is a hot new way to figure out whether you need to change your tampon, and it involves a high-tech key fob that will tell you, via Bluetooth connection, whether the clump of cotton inside you has reached a saturation point and needs to be changed. The wearable is called, of course, my.Flow. Was Blood.ly taken?