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.

Latest Articles

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

Why Trump's Disgusting Kirsten Gillibrand Tweet Is Textbook Sexual Harassment

In a shocking, but not surprising, move on Tuesday morning, Trump claimed that Kirsten Gillibrand "would do anything" for campaign contributions — an implicit reference to sexual favors. "Lightweight Senator Kirsten Gillibrand... someone who would co…
By Jenny Hollander

A Roy Moore Accuser Needed A "Handwriting Expert" To Prove Her Story & It's So Gross

When Beverly Young Nelson came forward about Roy Moore allegedly forcing himself on her, she brought evidence. In her 1977 yearbook, a scribbled note: "To a sweeter more beautiful girl I could not say, 'Merry Christmas.' Love, Roy Moore." Shortly aft…
By Jenny Hollander

The "Monster" Doctor Accused Of Assaulting 140 Gymnasts Has Been Sentenced

On Thursday, former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to 60 years in prison for child pornography charges. Nassar had been accused of sexually abusing Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney, Gabby Douglas, and more than 140 others during his ten…
By Jenny Hollander

So, Facebook Is Suspending Women For “Hate Speech” Against Men

As we bid farewell to the garbage fire that was 2017, a part of you is probably hoping all men go up in flames with it. I'm only half-kidding: Being a woman this year has felt, as many women before me have noted, exhausting. We've seen our right to b…
By Jenny Hollander

Why Colin Kaepernick & The Dreamers Didn't "Lose" TIME's Person Of The Year

TIME's Person Of The Year honor is designed to recognize the figure or figures who made "the greatest impact on the news" this past year. Even so, it's often viewed as a popularity contest, most famously by President Donald Trump, who in 2015 tweeted…
By Jenny Hollander

Gretchen Carlson Is A Silence Breaker. Why Did 'TIME' Leave Her Off The List?

Conspicuously missing from TIME's portrait of The Silence Breakers is Gretchen Carlson, the former Fox host whose bravery kick-started a cascade of allegations against Roger Ailes. The discrepancy was first pointed out by journalist Yashar Ali, who w…
By Jenny Hollander

The Silence Breakers Beat Trump For 'TIME's Person Of The Year — So Why Does It Feel Hollow?

Too often in the past year, women have felt powerless against Trump's White House. He took away our right to affordable birth control. He robbed transgender women (and men) of the right to serve their country. He rolled back protections for women tha…
By Jenny Hollander

The Best Jokes About Russia's Olympic Ban Are Actually All About Trump

Russia may have been banned from the 2018 Winter Olympics, but we're no closer to agreeing that the country interfered in the last U.S. election — nor what to do about it. Following the IOC's decisive ban of the country from the upcoming Olympics in …
By Jenny Hollander

Why The Olympic Committee Invented A New Form Of Punishment For Russia

In a decision intended to emphasize the International Olympic Committee's hard line on doping, Russia was banned from the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Games in South Korea. The decision "to suspend the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) with immediate effect…
By Jenny Hollander

Trump’s Christmas Tree Lighting Was Attended By ... A Bunch Of Empty Chairs

The president is notoriously sensitive to mockery about his crowd sizes. It came as no surprise, then, that when photos emerged of rows of empty seats at Trump's first Christmas tree lighting ceremony, his opponents united to cackle about it. "Nobody…
By Jenny Hollander

Why Every Woman Should Care About The Operation To Scam 'The Washington Post'

There are so many ways to undermine women. The everyday ways: Laughing off sexual harassment, encouraging women to dress more conservatively, calling someone a "slut." The insidious: Refusing a believe that a woman is telling the truth about her sexu…
By Jenny Hollander

Nice Guys Aren't Nice If They're Assaulting Other Women

Even if the most basic tenet of your feminism is to believe women, no matter what, you could face an impossible decision: If my brother, my male friend, my husband, were accused of sexual abuse, would I believe his accuser? In the midst of a cascade …
By Jenny Hollander

We Need To Stop Glorifying Men For Doing The Bare Minimum

At every stage in a woman's life, we risk being maligned, stereotyped, mistreated, harassed, or abused. Whether we're posting a selfie on Instagram, speaking up in a meeting, or waiting in line at the pharmacy. When we're jogging at night, posting an…
By Jenny Hollander

The Huge Problem With Senator Franken's Response To The Groping Photo

In a poorly thought out statement Thursday morning, Sen. Al Franken responded to the now-viral photo of the comedian-turned-politician pretending to assault a sleeping woman: "It was clearly intended to be funny," he said. Sen. Franken, who is also a…
By Jenny Hollander

The 34 Best "Thank You Hillary" Tweets That Will Give You All The Election Feels

One year ago, Hillary Clinton lost an election that she and the country had expected her to win. Early the next morning, in her emotional concession speech, Clinton asked Democrats and her supporters to "never stop believing that fighting for what's …
By Jenny Hollander

Danica Roem's Response To Beating Her Anti-Trans Opponent Is Classy As Hell

Her opponent questioned her gender identity, consistently referred to her using the incorrect pronouns, tried to drum up anti-trans sentiment to beat her — and still, she persisted. Virginia's Danica Roem made history Tuesday night by becoming the fi…
By Jenny Hollander