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Your Selfies Are Maybe Fucking With Your Brain Your Selfies Are Maybe Fucking With Your Brain

Plastic surgeons have found clients are bringing in photos of their own faces as inspiration for their cosmetic work, according to a deep dive into the phenomenon by the Guardian, published Wednesday. The relationship between selfie culture and plastic surgery and the rise of “Snapchat dysmorphia” has been previously…

Victims of Director Bryan Singer Speak Out About Alleged Sexual Assault [Updated] Victims of Director Bryan Singer Speak Out About Alleged Sexual Assault [Updated]

Just weeks after Bohemian Rhapsody won the Golden Globe for Best Drama, and just one day after it was nominated for the Oscar for Best Picture, multiple men have shared their experiences of alleged sexual assault at the hands of the film’s ousted director, Bryan Singer, according to a new report from the Atlantic.

Vaginal 'Wellness' Is Over, Get Your Dick Checked  Vaginal 'Wellness' Is Over, Get Your Dick Checked 

I’m tired of brands trying to get a bigger slice of this pie—the pie being my vagina. On Tuesday, WWD reported that Combe—the parent company of Vagisil, which if you remember from the commercials, claims to stop vag-related itching and odors—bought a majority stake in Sustain Natural, which WWD describes as “a…

The Religious Right in Texas Makes Life Very Difficult for Pregnant Teens in Foster Care The Religious Right in Texas Makes Life Very Difficult for Pregnant Teens in Foster Care

In 2015, Texas had one of the highest teen pregnancy rates in the U.S., one that has since been slow to go down—but a new report from the Texas Observer shows that the challenges of becoming unexpectedly pregnant are even greater for those in the foster care system, where the state’s religious right has scared adults…

I Fear the Day JoJo Siwa Rules Us All I Fear the Day JoJo Siwa Rules Us All

JoJo Siwa is a 15-year-old teen #boss who is quietly poised for world domination, with a massively successful merchandise line and an upcoming nationwide, 52-stop tour designed to promote... surely something. Her budding music career? Her brand?

Everything Is Embarrassing and Bad  Everything Is Embarrassing and Bad 

These are adults. Theoretically.

R. Kelly's Former Manager, Accused of Terroristic Threats, Turns Himself In R. Kelly's Former Manager, Accused of Terroristic Threats, Turns Himself In

Henry James Mason—the former manager of R. Kelly accused of making terroristic threats to the family of Jocelyn Savage, one of the women featured in the Lifetime docuseries Surviving R. Kelly—has turned himself in the police, according to local news station WSB-TV. The news come just weeks after CNN reported that an …

Here's How a Woman Gets Denied an Abortion in Ireland, Where It's Legal and Free Here's How a Woman Gets Denied an Abortion in Ireland, Where It's Legal and Free

Ireland started off the year with a huge win for reproductive rights. Since January 1, abortion has been legal and free in the country, which voted overwhelmingly to repeal the 1983 amendment that essentially outlawed the procedure. Anyone can now legally receive an abortion at up to 12 weeks; after that point, it is…

Frank Ocean, Big Bag Energy Frank Ocean, Big Bag Energy

The month of January is all about taking risks, and this January, I want to embody the same level of composure and winking sense of “Y’all see this?” that Frank Ocean brought to Virgil Abloh’s menswear fashion show for Louis Vuitton on Thursday.

Yalitza Aparicio Says She Doesn't Get Recognized in Public, But She Totally Does Yalitza Aparicio Says She Doesn't Get Recognized in Public, But She Totally Does

In an interview with the New York Times, director Alfonso Cuarón remembers offering the lead role in his award-winning film Roma to Yalitza Aparicio. According to his memory, she said yes in part because she just happened to have some time between applying for teaching jobs. “Well, I think I can do it... I have…

Did Barneys Just Figure Out It Should Be Selling Skincare for People of Color? Did Barneys Just Figure Out It Should Be Selling Skincare for People of Color?

Black and brown shoppers have historically had a hard time shopping for the right makeup products in department stores, given that most of products offered are designed to look good on people with lighter skin. When Rihanna launched her Fenty Beauty line with 40 shades of foundation, that started to change, spurring…

Once Again, There Are Too Many Milks Once Again, There Are Too Many Milks

In May, Jezebel wrote about the ubiquity of milks—specifically, about the wave of increasingly specific and weird alternative milks flooding the dairy aisle (despite some being non-dairy, as it were). But milks—or at least, the concept of milk—have also invaded the world of make-up, and to be honest with you, I can’t…

Surviving R. Kelly's Michelle Kramer Says She Had to 'Outthink' R. Kelly to Rescue Her Daughter Surviving R. Kelly's Michelle Kramer Says She Had to 'Outthink' R. Kelly to Rescue Her Daughter

One of the sweetest and most heartbreaking moments in Lifetime’s Surviving R. Kelly docuseries revolves around a mother, Michelle Kramer, reuniting with her daughter, Dominique Gardner, who moved to Atlanta to live with R. Kelly in 2013. Over time, Gardner stopped coming home and was reportedly unable to contact her…

Goodbye, Sweet Horse Goodbye, Sweet Horse

It was Monday morning when I first learned of Lady Gaga has a horse named Arabella (Latin for “yield to prayer”), which seems like a gross oversight on someone’s part (mine, most likely). Unfortunately, the news came through a heartfelt note Gaga posted on Instagram and Twitter about Arabella dying.

The President Fancies Himself a Wall Architect The President Fancies Himself a Wall Architect

As the shutdown drags on, the president cannot seem to shut up about the positive attributes (strong, tall, anti-climbing, beautiful) of walls. He not only tweeted about this (see below), he also printed out this graphic and held it up at a meeting in the White House to further his point (see above):

Normani and Sam Smith Wanna Dance With Strangers, and Bhad Bhabie (Sorry) Does It Again

Overall yes, with a couple of caveats: Sam Smith and Normani, “Dancing With a Stranger” – I haven’t stopped listening to this since this morning, which is a testament to two things: How good Normani sounds on this R&B dance number, and the catchiness of the hook. Regardless of whether it’s Normani or Sam Smith belting,…

Kevin Fret, Latin Trap's First Openly Gay Artist, Murdered in Puerto Rico Kevin Fret, Latin Trap's First Openly Gay Artist, Murdered in Puerto Rico

Kevin Fret, the first openly gay Latin trap artist, was shot and killed while riding a motorcycle in the early morning hours on Thursday in San Juan, according to the New York Times. Police say Fret was shot in the hip and the head around 5:30 am, and was later pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.

Is Beto O'Rourke Campaigning or Having a Midlife Crisis? Is Beto O'Rourke Campaigning or Having a Midlife Crisis?

Since losing his Senate race against Ted Cruz, human string-bean Beto O’Rourke has demurred on whether he’s ready to run for president of the United States. But is that all there is to it? Could Beto already be campaigning for a 2020 run? And if not, is he doing okay, like personally?

Pride Comes Before Jake Gyllenhaal's Fall in Velvet Buzzsaw Trailer

Jake Gyllenhaal plays a haughty critic with a bad haircut in Netflix’s upcoming thriller Velvet Buzzsaw, about the perils of greed, the art world, and stealing paintings from a creepy old guy who died without friends or family. (A word of advice: Don’t.) As the trailer opens, Gyllenhaal squints into the camera,…

Lady Gaga Apologizes for Working With R. Kelly Lady Gaga Apologizes for Working With R. Kelly

More than five years after she collaborated with R. Kelly on a song titled “Do What U Want (With My Body),” Lady Gaga has issued an apology on her decision to work with Kelly, after hearing the “absolutely horrifying and indefensible” allegations against him. She also reiterated her support of all survivors of sexual…

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