Do I Have Your Consent To Show You This Video About The Part Of Sex That's Often Totally Overlooked?

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The quicker you learn about it, the more likely you are to have a good sex life and the respect of your peers. Consent is hard enough in private. Getting people to talk about consent in public is even harder. Which is why I’d really appreciate it if you shared this. And maybe Liked Dr. […]

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This Is Why Women's Hygiene Companies Shouldn't Let Teen Boys Run Their Marketing Teams

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Playtex Products (not to be confused with the entirely separate Playtex bra company) decided to run an edgy ad campaign (if you define middle-school lady-part jokes to be “edgy”) for “Fresh + Sexy wipes”, a private parts washcloth. I haven’t confirmed who wrote the ads, but the only rational explanation is that some vice president there thought […]

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There's More To Life Than Being Really, Really, Ridiculously Good-Looking

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We all have those days where we feel kinda rough-gross-want-to-curl-up-and-hide-ugly. But you know the best thing to do? Stop looking at model selfies on Instagram, avoid scrolling through websites full of photos of celebrities in bikinis, stop hating yourself for not going to the gym today, and just listen to this Upworthy original playlist. Honestly, […]

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It Was Supposed To Be Sad, But Michelle Obama's Speech Made Me — And Millions Of Women — Feel Great

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Michelle Obama was asked to give remarks at the memorial service of Dr. Maya Angelou. Rather than simply wax poetic about how brilliant Angelou was, our first lady stood up there and proudly declared herself exactly what Angelou said that we ALL are. She spoke her truth and in doing so somehow spoke my truth […]

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Excuse Me While I Point Out Something Great About This Jim Carrey Clip Everyone Is Talking About

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If you saw the Jim Carrey/Iggy Azalea episode of “Saturday Night Live,” you saw the Halloween sketch in which Carrey and Kate McKinnon parodied Sia’s “Chandelier” music video which features an intricate contemporary modern dance routine. Don’t get me wrong: Their performances were great, but my favorite part of the sketch happened before those two […]

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51 Pretty Shocking Facts That Make Things Harder For Every Woman You Have Ever Met

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According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, feminism is “the belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities.” That’s it. That’s all it is. Some of you might be saying to yourselves, “But don’t feminists want to destroy us all and hate men and eat babies and stuff?” To which I respond: I think […]

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For The Dignity Of His Daughter, A Father Lives A Life As 'Poop Guy'

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As a kid, it might be kind of embarrassing if your father is known as Poop Guy. But if I were the daughter of this particular Poop Guy and heard what he says at 0:27, I’d totally own it and be like, “Yeah, Dad! That’s MY dad!!” Read more: http://upworthy.com/for-the-dignity-of-his-daughter-a-father-lives-a-life-as-poop-guy

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Disney Slimmed Down An Iconic Figure, And Here’s Why That Was A Really Awful Thing To Do

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Ursula (the sea witch from “The Little Mermaid”) has always been considered a villain, but after listening to this, I’m thinking she’s kiiiiiiind of a hero. To more people than you’d think. Sure, Ariel had her itty-bitty seashell bikini, but Ursula “made back fat f*cking sexy.” And we need more of that kind of bravery […]

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This Comedian Is So Funny You Won't Realize You Heard Something Meaningful Until She Takes Her Bow

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Margaret Cho is probably my favorite comedian. What sets Cho apart for me is that she always sticks some much needed truth into her sets — politics, a timely event, health, race. This one is no different. Read more: http://upworthy.com/this-comedian-is-so-funny-you-wont-realize-you-heard-something-meaningful-until-she-takes-her-bow

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How Blaming The Media For Eating Disorders Is Bad For People Who Have Eating Disorders

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Here’s an analogy: Eating disorders are to dieting as depression is to sadness, or anxiety to stress. Like she says, note the difference. There is a relationship to the media in all of these, but it’s not what you think. This is a tricky concept, so focus in on what she says at 1:40. Read […]

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