When you’re a movie star like Leo DiCaprio, you get to choose where and with whom you’re going to do the Ice Bucket Challenge. Instead of a movie set, he did it in on a beach with a First Nations community. Instead of nominating his famous friends, he challenged some petroleum dudes and the prime minister of Canada. First Nations communities have been trying to stop the tar sands and the poisoning of their water. We wonder if Canada’s prime minister, Stephen Harper, will take the Ice Bucket Challenge using *that* water?
Just a few hours after Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) went public with accounts of sexual harassment from her fellow lawmakers, a cadre of mostly male reporters took to the airwaves and Internet to question her credibility.
In a gender-equal world, Beyoncé could strut her stuff freely because she wouldn’t have to prove her intelligence, even if she was shimmying in a tight-fitting dress. Men have the liberty of shaking their hips without their intelligence being questioned, but women don’t.