Michelle Williams is proving that even Grammy Award winning singers can struggle with unwarranted criticism after she engaged in a heated exchange with a social media spectator.
"Wtf happen to her she got Skinty," one person commented on the 35-year-old singer's Instagram picture.
The gospel singer from the Destiny's Child music group chose to respond with a heated comment of her own. more >>
The Islamic State terror group, which publicly justifies and brags about raping Yazidi sex-slaves, has reportedly traded women and young girls for as little as 10 cigarettes.
Activist and director of media at the University of Duhok, Khidher Domle, told NBC News that some women are "sold for weapons, or for just $10, or 10 cigarettes."
Domle, who's interviewed dozens of escaped Yazidis in Iraq, said it helps to learn about their use of sex-slaves, adding that the women are often sold three or four times to different IS fighters on the battlefield. more >>
It wasn't enough for Sadie Robertson to get her father's approval for a new faith inspired tattoo, the 18-year-old "Duck Dynasty" star also had to explain her decision to the world.
"I fully understand tattoos are not for everyone," Robertson wrote in an Instagram post debuting the word "fearless" tattooed on her arm. "Allow me to explain ... for every summer camp I went to throughout my life I wrote down the word anxiety for my biggest struggle. Fear began to consume me."
Sadie, the granddaughter of Duck Commander founder Phil Robertson and daughter of the company's CEO Willie Robertson, who heads the family business of duck hunting merchandise, revealed that she conquered many fears this year which inspired her permanent body inking. more >>
Planned Parenthood officials suggested that pro-life rhetoric influenced the recent shooting in Colorado.
In an interview with National Public Radio released Monday, Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards spoke about recent Pro-Life rhetoric as a possible contributing factor to the shooting.
San Diego State University has dropped its tradition of electing a homecoming king and queen every year, and decided to have homecoming "royals" to be gender neutral. Some students have criticized the move, calling it "an extreme level of political correctness."
"I think homecoming is a great setting to have meaningful conversations and understanding about gender equality and ensure events on campus are welcoming and inclusive for all students," said Christy Nierva Quiogue, director of the Center for Intercultural Relations at the San Diego State University in California, according to the university's student-run newspaper The Daily Aztec.
During the application process for the homecoming royals, candidates were allowed to select gender-neutral pronouns to identify themselves. more >>
An Egyptian mother of two was brutally murdered by her Muslim family members after she married a Coptic Christian man, converted to Christianity and left her hometown, Egyptian news sites are reporting.
According to Eshhad, an online clearinghouse for religious persecution violations in Egypt, Marwa Ahmed left her home and family in Tamiyyah, Faiyum at the age of 23, to marry a Coptic Christian man and convert to Christianity. The couple then moved to Alexandria where Ahmed gave birth to two children, a son and daughter.
The 26-year-old Ahmed and her husband returned to Tamiyyah this month to visit her husband's family. Eshhad reports that Ahmed's father tried to hide his daughter at her brother's house in Qalubiyah to protect her from her uncle. more >>