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Salvadoran Woman Impregnated After Rape Faces 20 Years in Jail for Alleged Attempted Abortion Salvadoran Woman Impregnated After Rape Faces 20 Years in Jail for Alleged Attempted Abortion

Imelda Cortez, a 20-year-old woman from San Miguel, El Salvador, faces up to 20 years in prison on an attempted murder charge after being accused of attempting a home abortion. According to The Guardian, she was impregnated by her rapist, her 70-year-old stepfather, who Cortez says began abusing her when she was 12…

The Big Business of Tracking Your Period  The Big Business of Tracking Your Period 

In news unsurprising to anyone who’s had a period or given serious consideration to people who have periods: menstruation and pregnancy tracking apps ignore a wide range of reproductive and sexual health needs while focusing on more marketable ones, like pregnancy. There’s money to be made in such surveillance. (The…

What's Up With This Fucked Up Spork in Toy Story 4? What's Up With This Fucked Up Spork in Toy Story 4?

In the new minute-and-a-half long teaser trailer for Toy Story 4, Pixar introduces us to a new character—a fucked up spork with pipe cleaner arms named “Forky” who spends his all-too-brief appearance in the clip screaming, “I don’t belong here!” and “I’m not a toy! Ahh!” whilst ruining everyone else’s fun. Nearish the…

Bodacious Black, Textured Tackiness & Vanderpump Ruled at the 2018 People's Choice Awards Bodacious Black, Textured Tackiness & Vanderpump Ruled at the 2018 People's Choice Awards

Let that terrible photograph of Jimmy Fallon ruining Christina Hendricks, Retta, and Mae Whitman’s fun set the tone: it’s time to talk about the looks (or lack thereof) at pop culture’s most forgotten award show—the 2018 People’s Choice Awards. Fashion ranged from extremely casual to Oscar-ready, which begs the…

What's the Weirdest Bridal Shower You've Ever Attended? What's the Weirdest Bridal Shower You've Ever Attended?

For a few weeks now, a handful of loyal Pissing Contest commenters have requested a blog with a bridal shower theme. Let this be a lesson: if you ask, you may receive. Now deliver the goods!

J. Lo and Bad Bunny Have Incredible Swag Together, and Shawn Mendes Did Something Kinda Good

Y: Jennifer Lopez and Bad Bunny, “Te Guste” – At some point, my hot mom decided it would be cool and cute to collaborate with my boyfriend, and honestly I’m not even mad. Yes, when he says things like “Tu tienes un tesoro debajo del zipper,” aka You have a treasure behind your zipper, I get a little uncomfortable, but…

Heartbreaking: Ice-T Has Never Had a Bagel Heartbreaking: Ice-T Has Never Had a Bagel

I am better than Ice-T in exactly one way.

Thousand Oaks Shooter Allegedly Assaulted His High School Track Coach  Thousand Oaks Shooter Allegedly Assaulted His High School Track Coach 

Dominique Colell—high school track coach to the Thousand Oaks gunman who killed twelve people at the Borderline Bar & Grill Wednesday night—says he assaulted her when he was a senior at Newbury Park High School, local CBS KCAL9 reports. She was 28 at the time.

Meg Ryan Is Engaged to a Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Dad Meg Ryan Is Engaged to a Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Dad

Meg Ryan (yes, her) and John Mellencamp (he sings the “Life goes on / long after the thrill of living is gone” song) are engaged.

Another Uber Driver Is Accused of Raping a Passenger Another Uber Driver Is Accused of Raping a Passenger

A Boston woman says she was raped by an Uber driver early Tuesday morning following her birthday party at the Wild Rover bar in Faneuil Hall, the Boston Globe reports.

Thank U, Nathan? Thank U, Nathan?

Nathan Sykes, one-fifth of the English boy band one-hit wonders The Wanted (“Glad You Came,” you remember it), dated Ariana Grande for five months in 2013. They even recorded a song together, “Almost Is Never Enough,” on her debut album, Yours Truly. It’s about a breakup, foreshadowing an extremely brief relationship…

At Least 13 Dead, Including Gunman, In Shooting at Southern California Bar [Updated] At Least 13 Dead, Including Gunman, In Shooting at Southern California Bar [Updated]

Twelve people were killed by a hooded gunman at the Borderline Bar & Grill, a country dance bar in Thousand Oaks, California on Wednesday night. That number includes the first officer in the door, Sheriff’s Sgt. Ron Helus. Politico reports that hundreds fled the scene, using bar stools to break windows and escape.…

Discovering the Hills, Season 1: 'Jeans Can Be Really Addicting' Discovering the Hills, Season 1: 'Jeans Can Be Really Addicting'

In Discovering The Hills, Jezebel will recap the first season of the show in honor of its imminent reboot (The Hills: New Beginnings, out 2019, does not feature Lauren Conrad.) My only knowledge of the original L.A. teen drama is in the form of this gif, so please join me as I watch the beloved program for the first…

I Wonder If I Could Be Loved As Deeply As Anwar Hadid Loves I Wonder If I Could Be Loved As Deeply As Anwar Hadid Loves

All outta fresh Converse Chuck Taylor sneakers to scrawl on and unable to recall his Tumblr password, 19-year-old supermodel Anwar Hadid unleashed his innermost sensitivities via Instagram Story on Monday. And like a true emo, it had nothing to do with the election—according to Us Weekly, the teen is heartbroken over…

Stacey Abrams Says This Isn't Over Yet Stacey Abrams Says This Isn't Over Yet

In an election that is way too important and way too close, Georgia gubenatorial candidate Stacey Abrams isn’t giving up. With votes still being counted, she’s not conceding—but she is anticipating a runoff.

Tell Us About Your Most Extravagant Purchase  Tell Us About Your Most Extravagant Purchase 

With midterm elections just around the corner, I’ve been thinking a lot about money. Class war, mostly, but money generally, and the relationship people in my life have to it.

Cardi B Does a Quirky Freaky Collab With El Alfa, Carly Rae Parties Solo, and Is That D'Angelo?

Si, si, si, si, I’m dyingggg!: El Alfa feat. Cardi B, “Mi Mami” - Acolytes of Dominican dembow, the best music in the entire world (Cardi agrees), are well familiar with El Alfa El Jefe, one of the genre’s most charismatic figures who has for years lent his baby-voiced dirty missives to a string of relatively massive…

A Fascinating Peek at the Outliers of Soviet Children's Literature  A Fascinating Peek at the Outliers of Soviet Children's Literature 

Weaving folk tales into Soviet children’s books, it turns out, was a fairly unconventional move in the 1930s.

Women in North Korea Describe Routine Sexual Violence Committed by State Officials: 'We Are Considered as Less Than Animals' Women in North Korea Describe Routine Sexual Violence Committed by State Officials: 'We Are Considered as Less Than Animals'

In a new report from Human Rights Watch, 54 North Korean women who fled the country after Kim Jong-un took power in 2011 detail systematic, abhorrent sexual violence against women perpetrated by police and secret police, high-ranking party officials, prison guards, interrogators, and soldiers. The assaults described…

My Boyfriend and My Son Have a Conversation My Boyfriend and My Son Have a Conversation

I don’t know if there is a God. And if there is, I don’t know if she’d allow such a formative conversation like this one to take place at i-D Magazine instead of, like—and I’m just spitballing here—my living room, but it has happened: Harry Styles, my boyfriend, called up Timothée Chalamet, my son, for a lovely…

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