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I Took On Victim-Blamers Way Before Rush Limbaugh Called Me A Birth Control “Slut”

This year, Bustle is celebrating Rule Breakers — the women and non-binary individuals among us who dare to be themselves no matter what. In the lead-up to our list of Bustle's Rule Breakers of 2018 going live in late August, we are featuring stories …
By Sandra Fluke

Tiffany Trump Is Reportedly Having A “Rough” Time, But Her IG Tells A Different Story

Tiffany Trump has a lot going on in her life — she just finished her first year of law school, her father is the president, and she's lived most of her life in the public eye. Now, according to a new report, some of this has come together in a negati…
By Lani Seelinger

Protesters Want To Bring That Giant Trump Baby Balloon To DC For His Military Parade

Trump's plans for a military parade continue full swing ahead with between 5,000 and 7,000 active duty personnel participating in the spectacle that could cost upwards of $12 million. But that doesn't mean every American agrees with the plan. Now, th…
By Joseph D. Lyons

What You Should Know About Trump, The “Manhattan Madam” & The Mueller Investigation

No, we're not talking about the Sex and the City actress. There's a new person of interest in the Robert Mueller investigation, and her name is Kristin Davis — the former "Manhattan Madam" and a longtime associate of Roger Stone, who advised Trump du…
By Lani Seelinger

Hillary Clinton Wants To Help Reunite Immigrant Families — Here’s How She’ll Do It

During a festival in New York City's Central Park on Saturday, Hillary Clinton said she will help reunite immigrants separated from their families if they can't afford transportation, the Associated Press reported. Although she also discussed heavier…
By Josephine B. Yurcaba

Hillary Clinton Knocked Trump On Putin, Russia & “The Great Mystery”

The woman who took home three million more votes than Trump in 2016, has some thoughts on the president's job performance. It wasn't positive. Hillary Clinton slammed Trump on Putin, noting his reluctance to endorse the U.S. intelligence community's …
By Joseph D. Lyons

How Mike Pence’s Hometown Is Being Crushed By Trump’s Actions

A lot of political decisions on the national level happen far away in Washington, and then it takes a long time before people across the country feel the effects of those decisions. Sometimes, though, people feel the changes immediately — and it's no…
By Lani Seelinger

Why Twitter Is Calling Out Ted Cruz For His Comments On Director James Gunn

On Saturday afternoon, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz called for former Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn to be prosecuted for his offensive tweets, which were dug up by far-right activists, according to The Hill. Gunn's tweets included jokes about pe…
By Josephine B. Yurcaba

A Woman & Her Son Went To Court For A Domestic Violence Hearing — & ICE Arrested Them

In early July in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S. Customs and Immigration Enforcement, or ICE, arrested a woman and her son who were involved domestic violence situation with the woman's ex-fiance. Both had turned up to the courthouse for a hearing an…
By Caitlin Cruz

Kimberly Guilfoyle & Don Jr. Apparently Already Hear Wedding Bells In Their Future

Amongst the rumors surrounding Fox News host Kimberly Guilfoyle's recent departure from the cable news network are reports that the The Five host has already hinted she's ready to take a serious step in her relationship with the president's eldest so…
By Morgan Brinlee

Joe Biden Tore Into The Administration & Called Trump Officials A "National Shame"

Speaking to the country's largest Latinx civic rights organization, former Vice President Joe Biden criticized family separations at the border as "one of the darkest moments in our history" on Friday night. Biden also called out the zero-tolerance p…
By Caitlin Cruz

A New Documentary Has Disturbing Allegations About How Trump Behaved With Teen Girls

A new documentary just released in the U.S. contains new allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior by the president. The BBC's Trump: Is the President a Sex Pest? documentary already aired in the U.K. as part of the BBC's Panorama series, and it r…
By Josephine B. Yurcaba

An Anti-Abortion Group Gave Out Flyers Showing Where Planned Parenthood Doctors Live

An anti-abortion advocacy group sent flyers with the home addresses of Planned Parenthood doctors who perform abortions at clinics in Indiana and Kentucky, The Indianapolis Star reported on Friday. The Dallas-based anti-abortion group Operation Save …
By Caitlin Cruz

A 10-Year-Old Girl In Somalia Bled To Death After Female Genital Mutilation

Activists are hoping the death of a 10-year-old Somali girl who hemorrhaged after female genital mutilation surgery may help raise awareness about the dangerous health risks associated with the ritual in a country where 98 percent of women and girls …
By Morgan Brinlee

CVS Fired A Pharmacist After He Refused To Fill A Trans Woman's Hormone Prescription

In April, a transgender woman was so excited to start hormone replacement therapy that she went directly from her doctor's office to a CVS pharmacy near her home in Arizona. When she got there — according to a blog she published with the American Civ…
By Caitlin Cruz

How Protesters Outside The White House Are Trying To Make Sure Trump Gets No Sleep

President Donald Trump packed his bags, locked up the White House, and headed to his golf club in New Jersey early Friday as the anti-Trump protest that's been held just outside his front door nearly every night this week prepared to get underway, ag…
By Morgan Brinlee

Trump Ripped His Ex-Lawyer For Taping Their Playboy Model Convo In A Furious Tweet

On Friday, The New York Times reported that President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, secretly recorded the conversation they had prior to the election about paying off Playboy model Karen McDougal, who alleged that she had an…
By Josephine B. Yurcaba

A Honduran Baby Reportedly Had His 1-Year-Old Birthday In A Detention Center

According to the Associated Press, a Honduran baby had his first birthday in a detention center in Arizona after being separated from his father when the two crossed the border. Now, five months after immigration officials separated Rolando Antonio M…
By Seth Millstein

Uh, Don Jr. Just Posted This Screenshot Of Instagram Commenters Calling Him A DILF

Don't look now, but Donald Trump Jr. posted an Instagram screenshot on Friday of his followers talking about how hot he is, and called it "pretty amazing." Some of the commenters identified themselves as gay, leading Don Jr. to claim in the post that…
By Seth Millstein

Melania's Office Gave A Super Brief Response To The Trump Tape About A Playboy Model

On Friday, first lady Melania Trump responded to Michael Cohen's "Trump tapes," the existence of which was reported earlier in the day. The New York Times reported that Cohen, Donald Trump's former attorney, secretly recorded a conversation wherein t…
By Seth Millstein

Over 100 Ex-OSU Students Came Forward With Abuse Allegations Against A Team Doctor

In a case reminiscent of the Larry Nassar scandal at Michigan State, more than 100 former Ohio State University students have levied sexual misconduct allegations against a now-deceased university team doctor, university officials announced Friday. A…
By Morgan Brinlee