Lots of interesting reads this week, but let’s start with the news everyone’s talking about:
— The Onion (@TheOnion) April 12, 2015
South Carolina argued that states should totally be allowed to discriminate against LGBTQ people because it’s totally in the Constitution that states can discriminate against women.
Rand Paul tried to argue that he’s not sexist because he’s an asshole to lots of reporters if they dare to ask him questions he doesn’t like, but nope, he’s still a sexist.
When it comes to self-published books, women writers account for twice as many top sellers as men.
Not sure why it took this long for people to notice Cosmo‘s terrible image choices in a “beauty trends that need to die” piece from January, but JFC that’s racist.
Three actors of color talk about their experiences with “diverse” casting calls.
The real story behind why a man committed suicide at a Las Vegas casino (it wasn’t about the all-you-can-eat buffet, it was about male entitlement).
People got all kinds of mad at Neil deGrasse Tyson’s version of the Pledge of Allegiance but he was pretty much like:
Bend It Like Beckham is a musical now and OMG I needed this in my life.
What it’s like to find out that an old picture of you (that was taken wildly out of context) is being circulated and mocked on the internet.
I feel so old, but this is still freaking hilarious.