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How a gay anti-bullying advocate from Canada helped Donald Trump steal the election

A gay man from Canada has come forward with proof that a firm stole personal data from 50 million Facebook users in order to help get Donald Trump …

9 storylines from TV shows that have not aged well

1/<p>The bra incident from “Gilmore Girls.”<p>Warner Bros.<p>There are several "Gilmore Girls" moments that don't quite feel up-to-date (like Luke's dramatic …

10 tweets that perfectly nail how consent actually works

In case you needed a reminder.<p>While affirmative consent shouldn't be a hard concept to grasp, there are still people out there who either don't understand it, or pretend not to. Just to review: Consent can be revoked at anytime. Sex without consent is rape. Full stop.<p>But just in case you were …

Silicon Valley Has a Gender Discrimination Problem—and These Women Can Prove It

Silicon Valley’s gender discrimination problem was brought into the spotlight in March 2015, when Ellen Pao sued her former employer, venture capital …

Silicon Valley

Twitter deleted 200,000 Russian troll tweets. Read them here.

Twitter doesn't make it easy to track Russian propaganda efforts — this database can help<p>NBC News is publishing its database of more than 200,000 tweets that Twitter has tied to "malicious activity" from Russia-linked accounts during the 2016 U.S. presidential election.<p>These accounts, working in …

Internet

Facebook employees are next-level paranoid the company is watching them

A recent <i>Wired</i> profile details the lengths at which Facebook employees are willing to go to ensure the company isn’t monitoring their communications.<p>The piece examines two years of Facebook’s struggles, detailing everything from its Trending Topics debacle, to the dismissal, acceptance, and regret …

5 signs a man thinks he’s a better feminist than you

Who doesn’t love Justin Trudeau? He’s young, he’s good-looking, he’s upbeat and he’s right on. And despite all that, he’s in power - albeit in Canada. (If he was here, we’d most definitely hate him by now.) However, Justin has taken it just a little too far. Fielding questions at MacEwan University …

Photographer Captures Woman Giving Birth Of An ER Hallway, And The Photos Are Breathtaking

Kansas mom of 6 Jes Hogan recently shared her latest birth story, an incredible case of just-in-time that was captured in full by photographer Tammy …

Our quest to play every FMV game continues with 7th Guest

Come watch spooky old ghosts almost do it<p>After a long absence, we’re renewing our deep dive into the terrifying history of FMV games: The Full-Motion Vision Quest. This time, Polygon editor-at-large Justin McElroy ropes unsuspecting video producer Brian David Gilbert into the journey.<p>Join Brian and …

The 'Husband Stitch' during episiotomy repair is a disturbing reality for many new mothers

During childbirth, it is not uncommon for women to undergo tearing or episiotomes to aid in removal of the infant.<p>But, as a result, a disturbing …

Pregnancy

Porn star Stormy Daniels detailed alleged affair with Trump in 2011 interview

Donald Trump was attending a celebrity golf tournament at a Lake Tahoe resort in July 2006 when he met the adult-film star Stormy Daniels, she later said. Daniels said she took the future president up on his offer to ride around the lakefront course in his golf cart.<p>"That was actually my first time …

Donald Trump

Here’s What Sexist Ads From The 60s Would Look Like If The Gender Roles Were Reversed

News<p>by Jazmin Kopotsha | 18 01 2018<p>© Eli Rezkallah<p>'Show him it's a woman's world'<p>Wives, homemakers, mothers, obedient apron wearers and weak, …

Mad Men

Trump media attacks echo Stalin, says Republican Senator Jeff Flake

The outspoken Trump critic Jeff Flake condemned the president for using a phrase favored by Soviet dictator Josef Stalin. His speech comes after …

Donald Trump

On Aziz Ansari And Sex That Feels Violating Even When It’s Not Criminal

Two years ago, a friend set me up on a date. I had seen the guy at a party and we made eyes at each other, but never spoke. Over the next week, he got my number, and we started texting. We ended up at a wine bar together. The banter was easy and the wine was good. When he invited me back to his …

Aziz Ansari

Fox News shelved story on Trump and porn actress Stormy Daniels before election

Fox News had a story at the height of the presidential election that detailed an alleged sexual relationship between porn actress Stephanie Clifford -- whose stage name is "Stormy Daniels" -- and Donald Trump, but opted not to publish it, four people familiar with the matter told CNN.<p>The Wall …

Donald Trump

Babe's Aziz Ansari piece was a gift to anyone who wants to derail #MeToo

Over the weekend, a story broke at the online publication babe detailing a sexual encounter between Golden Globe-winning “Master of None” star Aziz Ansari and an anonymous woman who went by “Grace” for the purposes of the report. The title? “I went on a date with Aziz Ansari. It turned into the …

Aziz Ansari

Another Porn Star Has Reportedly Confirmed Stormy Daniels’ Affair With Donald Trump

Despite providing Trump’s lawyer, Michael Cohen, with a typed and signed statement denying the “alleged sexual encounter” with Donald Trump, it seems former porn star Stormy Daniels’ story doesn’t add up. That’s because, according to a new report, The Daily Beast had been working on a story — not …

Donald Trump

Trump's 'pretty Korean lady' comment draws swift backlash

President Donald Trump continued to draw fire for making inflammatory comments this week, after officials recounted a conversation he allegedly had with a female intelligence analyst last fall.<p>According to two officials with knowledge of the conversation, Trump reportedly asked the woman where she …

Donald Trump

'Community' Creator Dan Harmon's Apology For Sexually Harassing Writer Megan Ganz Might Be The First Decent One

Last week, TV comedy writer Megan Ganz called out <i>Community</i> creator Dan Harmon, who's her former boss, for alleged sexual harassment in a Twitter …

Trump paid porn star $130,000 to stay silent over alleged affair – report

Trump’s lawyer denies president had affair with Stormy Daniels in 2006 Wall Street Journal alleges lawyer Michael Cohen oversaw payment in 2016<p>Donald Trump’s lawyer has denied the president had an affair with an adult film star 12 years ago, but did not address a specific allegation that Trump paid …

Donald Trump

A New Study On “Gender Colored” Toys Shows The Lasting Effects Of Teaching Pink Is For Girls, Blue Is For Boys

From the time they are born, kids are bombarded with messages about what is appropriate for their gender. In fact, it even happens before they’re …

The Victim Of Dan Harmon’s Sexual Harassment Labels His Apology “A Masterclass in How To Apologize”

Let’s get this out of the way: During a time when powerful men in Hollywood are being rightfully called out for misbehaving and abusing their power, …

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‘Trapped’ is a realistic game about how hard it is get an abortion

Nearly every day we could turn on the news and watch politicians and anti-abortion activists attempt to curb women’s right to an abortion. However, …

Feminism

Intergenerational Trauma

Black Mirror, Black Museum, Erica GarnerStacie Williams<i>This story includes spoilers for the fourth season of Black Mirror.</i>In its fourth season, …

Feminism

Using Tinder: Mario Vs. Wario

Nintendo was kind enough to provide both Mario and Luigi with their own princesses to rescue and subsequently marry, so they wouldn't have to date …

Relationships

Why women have always been essential to white supremacist movements

Any social movement demanding a radical transformation of society needs the support and leadership of women. In 2017, women led the largest protest …

Feminism

“USS Callister” Shows How Toxic Masculinity Keeps Men From Very Things They Say They Want

<b>**SPOILERS for the “USS Callister” episode of Black Mirror.**</b><p>The first episode of <i>Black Mirror</i> S4, “USS Callister,” is a <i>Star Trek</i> satire that is also …

Black Mirror

How Medical Racism Created A Black Anti-Abortion Movement

Two years ago, filmmaker Yoruba Richen was shooting footage of an anti-abortion protest in Indiana when she saw signs that would later inspire a full-blown documentary.<p>“Abortion is killing black people,” one sign read.<p>Another declared in big, bold letters that “Margaret Sanger was racist.”<p>After …

Feminism

'Rick and Morty' showrunner apologizes to female writer in raw Twitter exchange

Without getting too specific, <i>Rick and Morty</i> show runner Dan Harmon has apologized to writer Megan Ganz on Twitter for what both imply was repeated …

TV