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Noted Fashion Plate Hillary Clinton Inspires Clothing Store Called “Hillary”

Move over, Michelle Obama — there’s a new woman in American political life vying for the snappy dresser crown. “Hillary,” a women’s clothing store in Kosovo, sells a wardrobe of power-dressing staples just like those worn by the former Secretary Of State. As reported by Yahoo Travel, the shop mostly sells matching pantsuits in solid [...]

True Love Means Slathering Suntan Oil On Your Wife’s Butt

Ice-T and Coco are, as far as I’m concerned, one of the cutest couples in Hollywood, with a union that has lasted longer — 13 years this New Year’s Eve — than many of those bestowed with silly tabloid nicknames. So what’s the secret to their happy marriage? Perhaps it’s that Ice puts in the [...]

Persephone Pioneers: Issa Rae

[Original publication date: Nov. 23, 2011] Are you awkward? So is Issa Rae, and she is bringing it to you through her breakthrough series, The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl. If you haven’t been watching Rae’s series, I would suggest tuning in right now. No, like now, shut down the interview, give an hour to ABG and then come back here.... Read More

The First Same-Sex “So You Think You Can Dance” Routine Was Worth The Wait

“So You Think You Can Dance” has long been one of the few truly inspiring, talent-filled, positive reality TV shows, but it’s not perfect. Up until last night’s episode, the show had never shown a dance routine focused on same-sex relationships, featuring same-sex dance partners. But man, while it took the show 11 years, it [...]

NFL Institutes Six-Game Suspension For Domestic Violence

The NFL has updated its personal conduct policy to suspend any player or personnel without pay for six games if he commits an act of domestic violence. If there is a second incident, he would be banned by the league or a year before he could petition for reinstatement. The policy applies to domestic violence, [...]

I’m Not a Turkey Dinner: On the Commodification & Consumption of Indigenous Women’s Bodies

[Original publication date: Dec. 2, 2013] When, a few days ago, metal band Mastodon released their “controversial” Thanksgiving T-shirt that got them a lot of well-earned accusations of racism, I wondered how controversial it actually is at this moment in time to do what they did? Let me clarify. The band defended their choice to sell the shirt by insisting... Read More

Are We Really That Surprised Male Politicians Made Comments To Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand About Her Weight?

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) is publishing her memoir in two weeks, which is already dominating headlines for the ugh-iest of reasons. In Off The Sidelines, Gillibrand reveals several occasions when male colleagues have made sexist comments about her appearance and once even squeezed her stomach. (Just warning everyone now, if you squeeze my stomach, I will [...]

One Pair Of Culottes, Three Ways To Wear Them

WAIT! I know what you’re thinking — that culottes are just baggy, long shorts that cannot possibly look good — but please hear me out. If you like full midi skirts, you should really consider trying culottes because they give you the same silhouette — dramatic volume with a tiny waist! — without the risk [...]

P-Mag’s Ultimate Cocktails: The Russian Lit

[Original publication date: May 8, 2014] Oh, I see you over there, Moscow Mules, with your vodka and fancy copper drinking vessels. Your existence is all well and good, but you do not contain the most magical of liquors: Gin. [ed. note: HELL YEAH!] “Sara,” you say, “gin tastes like I drank a pine tree, and that makes me sad.” More for... Read More

Party Favors: Piercing Inspiration For Your Ear Bling Obsession

Here’s a little piercing inspiration if you want some more ear bling. -HuffPo Style These nail polish color names are absolutely ridiculous. -The Stir The sun will come out at Target with an Annie inspired clothing line. -Bustle Pickup...Show More Summary

How to Make Libido-Boosting Coffee

How to make ‘sex coffee’ because, yes, it’s a real thing -Your Tango 3 traditionally male jobs that were actually pioneered by women -HuffPo Women 5 totally free techniques for weight loss -Fit Sugar This cruise ship has robots for …...Show More Summary

Beyonce’s Dad Calls Bey And Jay Divorce Rumors A “Jedi Mind Trick”

Beyonce’s dad, Mathew Knowles, made an appearance on the Houston radio station 104.1 KRBE this week to make a totally unhelpful contribution to the Bey and Jay divorce rumors. He implied that the Knowles’ family drama, including Elevator-Gate, was nothing but a “Jedi Mind Trick” and that it doubled Solange’s album sales. He also hinted about [...]

The Surprising, Bizzare And Controversial History Of Porn

This post is brought to you by our friends at Gurl. We’ve been invested in getting turned on by graphic images of sex for thousands of years. The last 100 years have been particularly fascinating and problematic when it comes to the great big world of porn. Show More Summary

12 Reasons Black Women Are Not More Privileged Than Black Men

A seemingly impervious narrative dominates today’s social discourse in the Black community where Black men are painted as more vulnerable victims than their female counterparts. This far-reaching myth typically arises along with discussions about gender inequality or sexism where claims are made that Black women face less hardship than their male counterparts, or even — [...]

To My Mom, for the Holidays

[Original publication date: Dec. 20, 2013] Dear Mom, I know it’s been too long since we talked. I put up a tree this year. You’d love it. It’s the tackiest tree on the block. It’s wearing purple garland, an Elvis ornament, a disco ball, and a giant, glitter-covered can of Diet Coke. And way too many light strands. It totally... Read More

Donatella Versace Delivered The Most Amazing ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Video Yet

Stop what you are doing because you need to watch Donatella Versace take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge immediately. The designer isn’t sure whether she’s ruining her makeup for ASL or ALS, but if she’s going to dump water on her head for a good cause, she sure as shit is going to have two [...]

Make It Stop: “My Co-Worker Spilled Her Drink Inside My Purse!”

Make It Stop is a new weekly column in which Anna Goldfarb — the blogger behind Shmitten Kitten and Shlooby Kitten — tells you what’s up. Want a fresh take on a stinky dilemma? Email anna@shmittenkitten.com with the subject “Make It Stop.” She’ll make it all better, or at least make you laugh. Girl Scout’s [...]

LadyGuide: How to Make Friends

[Original publication date: March 29, 2012] Mouth-breather I am not. I’m socially adept, I have a quick wit, and I can flit around a party with the most social of butterflies. I have online dated, been to meetups, and taken classes. And you know what I’ve learned? Making friends is difficult. Show More Summary

6 Surprising Realities Of The Legal Weed Industry

Pot is more popular and more legal than it’s ever been. Well, at least since lawmakers first started using it as an excuse to arrest Mexicans. It’s been outright legalized in Washington, Colorado, and the city of Portland, Maine. Meanwhile, legions of legal medical growers across California and 22 other states have helped turn weed [...]

Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow & Courteney Cox Reprise Their “Friends” Roles On “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”

Only one day after learning that Manhattan will soon be welcoming a ‘Central Perk’ pop-up coffee shop to honor the anniversary of “Friends,” the show’s three leading ladies reunited and reprised their roles as Rachel, Phoebe and Monica on “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” Jimmy confessed to Jennifer Aniston, his guest for the evening, that he was [...]

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