Lil BUB’s Birthday Wish + 5 Other Things to Know About Today

Lil BUB’s BIG Lil B-Day Wish

"Lil Bub And Friendz" Tribeca Drive-In Screening - 2013 Tribeca Film Festival

Lil BUB is having her third b-day June 21, and for gifts, she’s “asking” people to donate to the Lil BUB’s BIG Fund for the ASPCA. She’s helped the ASPCA give out $25,000 in grants to help kitties in need, and for her b-day she wants to raise another $50,000.


The #YesAllWomen hashtag campaign showed the sort of sexism women deal with on a daily basis. Now the #AllMenCan hashtag campaign is showing proud male feminists and how all men can stand up for equality.

Donald Sterling Backs Down

Memphis Grizzlies v San Antonio Spurs - Game One

Last week Donald Sterling tried filing a $1 billion suit against the NBA, but now his attorney is saying that Sterling’s “made an agreement with the NBA to resolve all their differences.” Sterling has also accepted that the Clippers are being sold to a new owner.

Ending Sexual Assault in High School

Denim Day in L.A. Speak-out and Rally
Feminist writer and activist Jessica Valenti wrote an opinion piece for The Guardian on stopping sexual assault, pointing out that more needs to be done to stop it in high schools. “Forty-four percent of US sexual assault victims are under the age of 18,” she wrote. “And while we now have a White House task force to combat college rapes, and a willingness to at least propose legislation on the issue, we still have no national education, prevention and enforcement standards on dealing with sexual assaults that happen before students get there.”

Lupita Nyong’o Gets New Movie Role

2014 Maui Film Festival At Wailea - Day 1
Lupita Nyong’o has been tapped for the movie “Americanah,” which will follow the lives of Nigerian immigrants. Lupita is already in love with the original book, written by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. “Page after page I was struck by Ifemelu and Obinze’s stories, whose experiences as African immigrants are so specific and also so imminently relatable,” the actress said. Coincidentally, it’s Adichie’s voice you hear talking about feminism in Beyoncé’s “Flawless.”

Kitten Jam

+ Watch Kitten Jam – Turn Down For What

And now, before you head off to your weekend, we give you exactly what you need: kittens jamming perfectly to DJ Snake and Lil Jon’s “Turn Down for What.” Is the unbearable cuteness of it maybe making you want to donate to Lil BUB’s BIG Fund for the ASPCA?

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