Oh great: Invisible Children's Jason Russell is back in business (with his pants on, hopefully) with a new campaign. I can see the Upworthy headline now: You Won't Believe How Easy It Is To Track Warlord Joseph Kony Down. Soo easy, you guys! They've even provided a handy infographic, above, that clearly illustrates…
"You can tell people you stalked me to get this job," Jessica said when she hired me as a full-time staff writer in April 2012 (we were kind of drunk). "I mean that as a compliment." I took it as one, because it was true: I had dreamed of working at Jezebel ever since the very first day it launched. Jezebel was the…
We don't know much about 34-year-old dental hygienist Miriam Carey, who was shot and killed by police yesterday after she crashed into a barricade outside the White House and led a high-speed chase to the U.S. Capitol — with her toddler still in her carseat — but we do know that her shooting has given pundits yet…
Hey, Max Landis: it's not impressive to "be true to yourself" if "yourself" is a dick.
Homelessness is badass, according to this guided three day "sub-urban adventure" tour of the "gritty underbelly" of Seattle, which can be yours for $2,000.
Don't ask questions, just appreciate this 8th wonder of the world: a hallway that looks like a crotch.
The National Association of Professional Women bills itself as "America’s most inclusive network — containing nearly half a million professional women.” Now that four former women are suing NAPW for alleged sexual harassment, the networking group might have to revamp its brand a lil.
Greeting a stranger/acquaintance/boyfriend's father is such a stressful experience for me that I sometimes have to remind myself that, no matter how awkward our fumbling hands/faces/bodies are as they smoosh together, it'll all be over and forgotten soon (life is rough). We ranked the best to worst greeting gestures…
Still confused about the Affordable Care Act (even after reading our handy explainer)? Planned Parenthood has your back!
Another shitty repercussion of the government shutdown: the Office of Civil Rights has to temporarily halt all Title IX investigations.
Mind-blowing theory alert: Susan Miller, astrologist to the stars, knew today's government shutdown was imminent.
A few thousand women say permanent contraception device Essure produces agonizing pain. Essure says they're in the minority. Erin Brockovich is on the case.
Dave Eggers' new novel, The Circle, is about a young woman who lands a job at a massive Silicon Valley company clearly modeled after Facebook. Funny thing, though: early Facebook employee Kate Losse already wrote about her experience in a 2012 memoir, The Boy Kings. Based on the The Circle's introduction alone, it…
An employee at Framboise Patisserie in Queens allegedly told a prospective hire that she wasn't qualified for a "counter girl" position because she's black. I think I just won employer discrimination bingo!
Amanda Knox might have to go back to Italy to stand trial — again — for allegedly killing her study abroad roommate in 2007.
One Utah man has bravely gone where no man has gone before: online, in search of a foreign bride who looks like a model but has the values of his grandmother. These matrimony-worthy prizes do not exist in the den of iniquity that is the United States, so he found her in Ukraine, and is now, happily, the King of…
Ugh, Kate Middleton's family's coat of arms is so boring.
Writers love writing personal essays about leaving New York City but, mostly, women writers love writing personal essays about leaving New York City. Or so it sometimes seems.
According to a tipster, this guy regularly stands across the street from a Planned Parenthood — and, as you can see, in front of a school. Maybe if he opened his eyes he'd notice that his sign is upside down? Or is he trying to appeal to pregnant acrobats?