Jenny Hollander
Bustle's senior news editor. Hopelessly British. Big fan of goldfish crackers. Hanging out in NYC; unsure what to do when it's not raining all the time.
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This Video Of A Fox News Host Calling AR-15s Safe After The Florida Shooting Is So WTF

"Let’s look at the AR-15," Fox News host Laura Ingraham said in an on-air segment Wednesday afternoon, hours after a high school shooting in Parkland, Florida, left at least 17 people dead. "What makes it so popular," Ingraham added, "and, overwhelmi…
By Jenny Hollander

I Never Want To Write This Essay Again

I don't know where you were when you heard about Wednesday's high school shooting in Parkland, Florida. I don't know what you were doing, or how you tried to process the news. I do know this: you thought to yourself, not again. And yet, again. Of cou…
By Jenny Hollander

There's Been A Shooting At A Florida High School & Authorities Say Many People Are Injured

There are "multiple casualties" following a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, according to local station WSVN 7 News. Aerial footage filmed by TV stations shows heavily armed SWAT teams entering the building, and …
By Jenny Hollander

You Can't Unsee This Video Of Trump's Hair Flying Off His Head In A Giant Glob

While boarding Air Force One last week, Trump was struck by a gust of wind — which finally exposed the president's hair for what it is, or isn't. The video of Trump's hair in the wind was brought to public attention by reporter Ashley Feinberg, who w…
By Jenny Hollander

Why I'll Always Sweat The Small Stuff That Trump Does

It's not often that you can call President Trump "quiet." As he blitzes through executive orders and hardline policies, however, some have inevitably fallen under the radar: We pulled out of the E.I.T.I. We were quiet at the World Trade Organization …
By Jenny Hollander

Why The Hell Did It Take So Long For Everyone At USA Gymnastics To Get Fired?

Not since the Catholic Church sex abuse scandal has there been a systematic failure as wrenching and traumatic as USA Gymnastics'. Under the governing body's watch, at least 150 young women were sexually abused over a period of almost 20 years by the…
By Jenny Hollander

Don't You Dare Say Another High-Profile Conservative Woman Is Trump's "Mistress"

On Friday, following weeks' worth of hints dropped by a gleeful Michael Wolff, Nikki Haley was forced to deny that she was having an affair with President Trump. Trump's ambassador to the UN called Wolff's implication "disgusting" in a podcast interv…
By Jenny Hollander

Larry Nassar Hated Listening To The Women He Abused. Every Predator Should Have To.

The most excruciating part of Larry Nassar's sex abuse sentencing, according to Larry Nassar? When the women who said they had been abused by him got to speak. For almost a full week, the now-notorious "monster doctor" was forced to sit silently as m…
By Jenny Hollander

Cecile Richards Is Reportedly Leaving Planned Parenthood

On Wednesday afternoon, BuzzFeed News reported that Planned Parenthood's Cecile Richards would be stepping down as the organization's president. Richards has spent more than ten years leading Planned Parenthood, and has steered the embattled organiza…
By Jenny Hollander

You're Right, Everything Aziz Ansari Did Was Legal

Over the weekend, a photographer given the pseudonym "Grace" went public about her date with Aziz Ansari last fall — a date that Grace said quickly devolved into "the worst night of [her] life." According to a report by Babe's Katie Way, Ansari tried…
By Jenny Hollander

Every Woman Knows An Aziz Ansari (& That's The Problem)

For every wealthy and powerful predator who hires a handful of lawyers to smear a woman he assaulted, there are countless women, and men, whose sexual traumas are less clear-cut. It wasn't quite rape. It wasn't exactly forced — at least, not entirely…
By Jenny Hollander

Dear Politicians — I Don't Care About Your Religion, I Care About My Rights

Whether it's "thoughts and prayers," "God's will," or "the natural order of things," politicians of faith have a tendency to lean on religious reasoning. Take Mike Pence, who last July declared, "I'm a Christian, a conservative, and a Republican, in …
By Jenny Hollander

The Most Disturbing Part Of The 'Sh*tty Media Men' List Is How It Was Turned AGAINST Women

In October of last year, following the cascade of allegations that had brought down the careers of a handful of predatory men, a journalist named Moira Donegan shared with friends a editable document named "Shitty Media Men." This was at the height o…
By Jenny Hollander

You're Not "Not Political," You're Complicit

It's easy to roll your eyes when public figures like Ivanka Trump and Taylor Swift, who have reaped all the benefits of feminism, stay quiet about the issues affecting marginalized women. What's harder, however, is to own your responsibility as an or…
By Jenny Hollander

6 Mind-Bogglingly Sexist Things Trump Said About Women, According To 'Fire & Fury'

It's been more than a year since you first heard Trump say "Grab 'em by the pussy," and you probably figured you'd lost the capacity to be shocked by anything Trump said about women. Surprise: In Michael Wolff's book Fire and Fury, released to the pu…
By Jenny Hollander

These Photos Of The Amtrak Train Derailment In Washington State Are Absolutely Harrowing

In a horrifying scene Monday morning, an Amtrak train in Washington state derailed and broke away from the overpass. Outlets are describing multiple casualties, including both injuries and deaths, although specifics are not yet known. In a statement,…
By Jenny Hollander

Don't Hate Ann Coulter Because She's Single. Hate Her Because She's Ann Coulter.

If your apparent goal is to leave the world a little bit worse than you found it, do you deserve to die alone? That's the question Ann Coulter unwittingly posed via Twitter Friday afternoon: "We singles live empty lives of quiet desperation and will …
By Jenny Hollander

21 Ways Your Life Will Change Without Net Neutrality, From Netflix To Paying Rent

In a majority vote Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission decided to kill rules that protected Americans' right to a "free and open" internet. These rules had safeguarded what's called "net neutrality," meaning that any website you visit and…
By Jenny Hollander

Robin Roberts Says "Bye, Felicia" To Omarosa On Live TV & Twitter Is Living For It

Following Omarosa Manigault-Newman's abrupt resignation from the White House, Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts bade Omarosa farewell with "Bye, Felicia!" Thursday. The former Trump assistant and Apprentice star, who officially resigned but w…
By Jenny Hollander

Omarosa Manigault Has Resigned From Trump's Administration

One of the most prominent women of color in Trump's administration is out: On Wednesday morning, the White House released a statement announcing that Omarosa Manigault had resigned from Trump's administration. "Omarosa Manigault Newman resigned yeste…
By Jenny Hollander