What Is Date Rape? That Happened
What Is Date Rape? That Happened

  What is date rape? It’s rape. If only that was all that needed to be said. I really feel like the question, “what is date rape?” was answered very effectively in a number of after school specials and very special episodes of TV shows back in the ‘80s and […]

‘The Fosters’ Takes on Late-Term Abortion: That Happened
‘The Fosters’ Takes on Late-Term Abortion: That Happened

ABC Family’s “The Fosters” tackles late-term abortion—and gets it right. A recent episode of “The Fosters” featuring a character getting a late-term abortion has me rethinking my regular viewing habits—unless “Stick It”,  the classic Missy Peregrym/Jeff Bridges movie about a non-conformist gymnast is on, you’ll rarely find me watching ABC […]

Women Against Feminism: That Happened
Women Against Feminism: That Happened

Women Against Feminism is proof that feminism has a branding problem. Back in the ‘60s, it was often assumed that if you identified as a feminist, you hated men, loved armpit hair and liked to sleep with the ladies. Fast forward to 2014 and the stereotypes are largely the same. […]

Ceramic Jewelry Inspired by Nature and Travel
Ceramic Jewelry Inspired by Nature and Travel

 Zoe Comings’ ceramic jewelry line is inspired by the artist’s reflection on place and nature. What you might notice first about Austin, Texas-based designer Zoe Comings’ jewelry is that it’s made of ceramic, an atypical medium for jewelry. We’re used to seeing ceramic tiles and housewares, but it’s rare to see […]

Carleigh’s Ass Rules: That Happened
Carleigh’s Ass Rules: That Happened

What’s the best way to fight back against body-shaming bullies? Put your ass into it! The fastest way to make a girl feel bad is to make fun of her body. Forty-seven percent of girls in 5th-12th grade say they want to lose weight because of magazine pictures, according to […]

#LikeAGirl, Vibrators and Verizon
#LikeAGirl, Vibrators and Verizon

A slew of new viral ads celebrate girls and get creative about sending important messages. Call it the tampon that launched a thousand ads, but it seems like since HelloFlo’s period party took over the internet in June, more and more ads that are genuinely worth watching have gone viral. […]

Hobby Lobby Is a Person, but You? Not So Much: That Happened
Hobby Lobby Is a Person, but You? Not So Much: That Happened

The Supreme Court decides that Hobby Lobby is a person with values that matter. Women? Meh. This week, the Supreme Court took a big step toward preventing women from easily accessing and paying for birth control. In case you missed it, here’s what happened: Hobby Lobby and its cronies argued […]

Robin Thicke Keeps it Creepy: That Happened
Robin Thicke Keeps it Creepy: That Happened

Robin Thicke’s new video is the stalker jam we’ve all been waiting for. Everyone’s favorite creepy uncle Robin Thicke, who brought us “Blurred Lines,” the rape hit of summer 2013, is back with a new video. It’s disturbing in a whole new way. In February, Robin Thicke and his wife […]