Texas born and bred. Audre Lorde and company enthusiast. Piano, yoga and cats required.
Latest Articles

8 Ways To Celebrate The Notorious RBG's Birthday

This weekend may be turning up to celebrate St. Patrick's Day, but the real national holiday at hand is Ruth Bader Ginsburg's 82nd birthday. After all, it isn't every day that one of the most badass women and brightest legal minds in the world celebr…
By Lulu Chang

Robert Durst Of 'Unsolved Killings' Was Arrested

An unexpected twist will provide plenty of off-screen drama even after the finale of the HBO documentary series The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst: Durst was arrested Saturday in New Orleans after Los Angeles County issued a warrant. The 7…
By Lulu Chang

Gay Pride Finally At Boston's St. Paddy's Parade

Green may be the color most commonly associated with St. Patrick's Day, but this year, Boston is proud to introduce a new shade into the annual parade — or rather, shades. For the first time in history, gay pride groups will march in Boston's St. Pat…
By Lulu Chang

Over A Thousand Mourned At Tony Robinson's Funeral

More than a week has passed since Tony "Terrell" Robinson's death, but Madison, Wisconsin, and the country at large is still reeling from the latest instance of a white officer fatally shooting an unarmed person of color. On Saturday, over a thousand…
By Lulu Chang

Devastating Photos Show Destruction In Vanuatu

With a population of just around 270,000 people, the tiny South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu rarely makes headlines — but times like this epitomize the notion that no news is good news. On Saturday, Cyclone Pam slammed into Vanuatu, leaving death…
By Lulu Chang

The Best Quotes From Obama On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

You might not agree with his politics, you may not always like the color of his suit, but if American audiences can unite on anything, it should be that President Obama is a very funny man. If his unparalleled performance with Zach Galifianakis wasn'…
By Lulu Chang

Obama's Take On The Hillary Email Scandal

He may be the man of the hour, but as 2016 inches ever closer, President Obama is well aware that he will have to pass the proverbial crown to the next democratically elected leader of the United States. And while many of us are hoping desperately fo…
By Lulu Chang

Obama Talks Ferguson On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

While late night talk shows are generally known for their witty banter and humorous outtakes, Thursday's episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live with Obama struck a somber tone when the president spoke about Ferguson. After a number of typical Kimmel shenanigan…
By Lulu Chang

Why Is Obama Appearing On Jimmy Kimmel Live?

With just over a year left in his presidency, the leader of the United States has certainly found the time for some leisure activities in the last few months, drawing some negative attention for his seemingly lax personal vacation policies and pencha…
By Lulu Chang

Global Warming's Turning Mummies Into Black Ooze

If concern for your progeny isn't enough for you to take a stance on climate change, then perhaps concern for your ancestors will do the trick. According to the latest research on the damaging effects of global warming, climate change is causing the …
By Lulu Chang

Ferguson City Manager John Shaw Resigns

Following a damning report by the Department of Justice detailing a pattern of racism and several months of intense controversy surrounding the St. Louis suburb, Ferguson City Manager John Shaw has resigned his post. Shaw was implicated in the DOJ's …
By Lulu Chang

Parker Rice, Racist SAE Brother, Issues An Apology

In a move that will no doubt be deemed too little, too late, Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity member Parker Rice has issued an apology for his role in the racist chant caught on video at the University of Oklahoma. In a statement published by The Dalla…
By Lulu Chang

Utah Just Said OK To Firing Squads

In what can only be described as a rather alarming commitment to capital punishment, Utah will now allow a firing squad to carry out executions if lethal injections are unavailable, becoming the first state in the union to pass such a measure. The st…
By Lulu Chang

Emma Watson Is Right About Feminism And Chivalry

In a Facebook Q&A Sunday, Emma Watson spoke about the intersection of chivalry and feminism. "I love having the door open for me,” Watson said during a conversation about men's role in helping enforce gender equality. “I love being taken to dinner." …
By Lulu Chang

Planet Fitness Stands With The Trans Community

Promoting positive body image by way of exercise has long been the name of the game for gyms like Planet Fitness, but in a wonderfully progressive move, some establishments have taken feeling good about yourself to the next level. The locker room pol…
By Lulu Chang

MH370 Flew With An Expired Locator Battery

In the year that has passed since the tragedy of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370, little good news has been delivered to family members and loved ones of the 239 passengers aboard the plane. And on the anniversary of its disappearance, a detailed rep…
By Lulu Chang

Women Aren't There Yet In Terms Of Gender Equality

For too long, we have gone unnoticed, underrepresented. Despite decades, no centuries, no millenia of efforts to march towards gender equality, the overwhelming fact of the matter remains — there is still a glass ceiling for many women, and while a f…
By Lulu Chang

How Much Would You Pay To Be Born In America?

"Made in America" now comes with a hefty price tag, especially for Chinese women who have been duped into paying tens of thousands of dollars in order to give birth to their children in the United States. In a scheme that has been colloquially deemed…
By Lulu Chang

Incredible Photos Of Villarrica Volcano Erupting

Although the eruption of Villarrica Volcano in Pucón, Chile was anticipated, the full seismic force of Mother Nature is still difficult to prepare for, especially when it comes in the form of spewing hot lava and columns of smoke. The highly active v…
By Lulu Chang

Should 16-Year-Olds Be Able To Vote?

A teenager's "Sweet 16" may currently be associated only with the freedom that comes with being able to legally drive a car, but as per proposed legislation in Brattleboro, Vermont, there could be additional perks associated with that particular birt…
By Lulu Chang