Hysterical men illustrate the profound imbalance in gender dynamics

Thursday presented us with a tale of two Senate hearings, and what a harrowing tale it was: A parable that laid bare the ways in which gender cleaves our conception…

India moves to ban practice that allows men to divorce women by texting a word 3 times

The era of divorcing women in India with a “triple talaq” is over, after the Indian government voted to ban the Muslim instantaneous divorce practice on Wednesday. According to the…

Women with traditional careers, men with style are getting the most swipes on Tinder

Feeling like your dating app DMs are coming up short? Perhaps it’s time for a change of pace—no, not a new profile photo, but a pivot in your career. According…

Twitter is a hellscape for female scholars

Last November, BuzzFeed News writer and media studies scholar Anne Helen Petersen did what she’s known for and what she’s paid to do: She profiled a celebrity, taking a critical deep dive into…

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez congratulates ‘sister in service’ Ayanna Pressley on historic win

With no Republicans running in Massachusetts’ 7th District and after beating out incumbent Rep. Michael E. Capuano in last night’s primary, Democratic candidate Ayanna Pressley is set to head to…

Goop must pay $145K for misleading vagina egg

On Tuesday, Gwyneth Paltrow’s infamous wellness site, Goop, settled a consumer protection lawsuit, agreeing to pay $145,000 and stop making unsubstantiated medical claims about its products. The lawsuit focused on the…

Guy looking for a woman he met at a bar inadvertently creates an all-Nicole gang

Every Nicole at the University Of Calgary was united last week when a guy decided to email every student with the same name in an attempt to find a woman…