October 12, 2015 Archive October 2015

"Transition makes things easier, but it doesn’t fix everything": "Trans" author Juliet Jacques

Your fake Fendi has a human cost: Indentured servants fuel Italy's knockoff luxury goods market

We get it, you love the '80s! John Hughes nostalgia trap catches "Red Oaks"

The Rolling Stones of Gen X: "David Lee Roth and Eddie Van Halen are our Jagger and Richards"

Wasn't I supposed to be sex-positive?: My teenage summer romance with an older man

5 worst right-wing moments of the moment -- Michele Bachmann is completely off her rocker

Another false "savior" in waiting: Republicans beg and plead for Paul Ryan to rescue them from themselves

Gun nuts, too fanatical to recognize they're winning: How they've come completely unhinged

John Oliver lets Big Oil have it: North Dakota boom is literally killing people -- and even Texas demands more regulation

The Kochs are my frat brothers: We were Betas -- and yes, we called ourselves Master Betas

Arthur Chu to Matt Jackson: You're a better "Jeopardy" player than me

Why Jason Chaffetz's stunning Planned Parenthood admission should finish the GOP's crusade once and for all

The Democrats play Vegas: The tough debate questions Salon would ask the candidates

Paul Krugman: The GOP needs its most intellectually dishonest representatives "to save the day"

Trevor Noah's master class: It's not just Fox News -- this is the topic that needs Noah, Oliver, Stewart

Ben Carson insults the mentally ill: If you disagree with me, you must be "schizophrenic"

Twitter embraces — and unloads on — the #ColumbusWasAHero hashtag campaign

Aerosmith joins R.E.M.: Rock bands keep warning Donald Trump to stop playing their songs at his rallies

Somebody shut Ben Carson up: Dangerous GOP gun-nut lunacy makes us all less safe

There is power in a union: Here's how we beat inequality & rebalance our economy

5 times Jonathan Franzen trolled us this year

This is our favorite new dildo: The sex toy that defeats Ben Carson and Fox News

Fox News' sick grotesquerie: The insane right-wing Holocaust meme is so much worse than Ben Carson

Inside the GOP's nihilistic playbook: How the extremist strategies of the NRA have overtaken Republican politics

Bernie Sanders flips on crucial gun control position days ahead of the first Democratic debate

Ladies and gentlemen, the new Speaker of the House is...Dick Cheney?

Elizabeth Warren's giant leap for the left: Why her war with a corporate-friendly think tank matters

Crowd of football fans in Dallas allegedly "egged on" man to shoot another in the head

Salon's Richard Dawkins peace summit: "I am against all religion ... I think I’d call myself a lover of truth. I’m intolerant of bullsh*t"

The GOP's house of lies: Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina & the era of post-truth politics

Carrie Brownstein's surprising moment of rebellion: "When my dad came out, my instinct was that I needed to husband-up and get married"

Amy Schumer’s unflinching "SNL" monologue: This is why you're going to love her stand-up special

5 Amy Schumer “SNL" sketches you need to see beyond her epic gun parody PSA

Ben Carson unleashes fury on the media: They "can’t stand the thought of a black person who is a conservative, who hasn’t had to make it on their handout"

WATCH: Chelsea Clinton destroys right-wing ass who asks her “Would you say Bill Clinton targets teenage girls for sexual reasons?”

Our weirdest rockers settle down: Goodbye, sci-fi epics — hello parenting, real estate and married life on planet Earth

18 times Hillary Clinton spoke fluent "Millennial" on Instagram

Martin Shkreli is back: The "Donald Trump of drug development" is just as loathsome as ever

Effie Brown opens up about confronting Matt Damon on diversity: "I had no choice really. I’ve been black and a woman all my life"

Ben Carson's apocalyptic fantasies: "We are getting closer to" the End of Days

The "reasonable" killing of Tamir Rice: The soul-churning truth about cops who use lethal force