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Black Women Defeated Roy Moore, and the Country Is Better for It

Black women get shit done, but we’ve always known that. We’ve raised your kids and taught in your schools and prayed for your healing. We are the most reliable force in this increasingly frustrating country, and it is because of our strength and resilience in the face of systemic adversity that we are often ignored, […]

Karlie Kloss Wished Taylor Swift a Happy Birthday on Instagram

Looks like Karlie Kloss is still a bona fide Taylor Swift squad member after all. The supermodel took to Instagram on Wednesday to post a selfie of herself and Taylor in honor of the singer’s 28th birthday. “Happy happy birthday @taylorswift!” she captioned the selfie shot, which appears to have been taken behind the scenes […]

Roy Moore “Probably” Thinks Homosexual Acts Should Be Illegal, According to Campaign Manager

They had to get one more in before the buzzer. Roy Moore’s campaign has been One Flew Over the Spokesman’s Nest, as surrogate after surrogate for his campaign has taken to cable news to say something batshit crazy. There was his chief strategist, Dean Young, who dismissed the nine charges of sexual misconduct against him—many […]

Death of a Porn Star: August Ames Suicide

August Ames in January 2016. Roger Kisby/Redux Popular porn star August Ames took her own life last week after finding herself in the middle of a controversy over cyberbullying and homophobia. In her four years working the adult film industry, the 23-year-old had performed in over 270 scenes for major studios, amassing over 600,000 Twitter […]

Trump administration requests emergency stay to stop transgender enlistment in January

The Justice Department on Monday night requested an emergency stay to a decision by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia that would require the Pentagon to start accepting transgender recruits on Jan. 1. The Trump administration turned to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, saying the Pentagon still will be reviewing the […]

What ‘Big Little Lies’ Means for Women in 2017

The critical acclaim for HBO’s Big Little Lies isn’t surprising to anyone who has seen it, nor is it shocking that the mini-series has received numerous nominations and awards. In addition to winning eight Emmys (including the coveted Outstanding Limited Series), it was just nominated for six Golden Globe Awards, with five of them acknowledging […]

Jerry Brown: Trump doesn’t fear ‘the wrath of God’

California Gov. Jerry Brown said, “I don’t think — President Trump has a fear of the Lord, the fear of the wrath of God.”  (REUTERS/Thomas Peter, Kevin Lamarque, File) California Gov. Jerry Brown said Sunday President Trump’s apparent lack of fear “of the wrath of God” explains his denial of climate change. “I don’t think […]

Seattle Seahawks’ Malik McDowell Arrested for Disorderly Conduct

Seahawks’ Malik McDowell Busted for Disorderly Conduct 12/10/2017 1:10 PM PST EXCLUSIVE Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Malik McDowell was arrested this weekend after he allegedly flipped out at a club over money he thought he was owed. McDowell was arrested early Sunday morning in Atlanta, GA after a cop says she saw him getting into […]

Washington Post reporter apologizes for ‘bad tweet’ after Trump calls him out

A Washington Post reporter on Saturday apologized for his “bad tweet” after President Trump called him out by name for posting a misleading photo about the crowd size during Friday’s rally. “It was a bad tweet on my personal account, not a story for Washington Post,” the reporter, Dave Weigel, tweeted Saturday. “I deleted it […]

Rudy Tomjanovich Feels Sorry for Kermit Washington, Even Though He Almost Killed Me

Rudy Tomjanovich I Feel Sorry For Kermit Washington … Even Though He Nearly Killed Me 12/9/2017 12:17 AM PST EXCLUSIVE Rudy Tomjanovich isn’t taking the most devastating punch in sports history personally anymore, telling TMZ Sports he actually feels sorry for Kermit Washington — the guy who detonated his jaw in 1977. Washington recently pled guilty […]