Cosmo Writer Bashes ‘Dangerous’ Trump-Kardashian Meeting

June 1st, 2018 3:29 PM
Cosmopolitan is all for praising women who use their power to make a difference, unless those women meet with someone it doesn’t like. Reality TV star Kim Kardashian encountered backlash from the magazine after her recent meeting with President Donald Trump about prison reform. On May 31, contributing writer Jill Filipovic called the meeting “sad” and “dangerous.” Cosmo’s headline agreed that…

Is ‘Old-fashioned’ Returning?

April 19th, 2018 11:29 PM
"It's a modern changing world, Everything is moving fast. But when it comes to love I like, What they did in the past." -- The Everly Brothers, 1962. Call me old-fashioned -- and I've been called worse -- but do I sense the possible end to the sexual revolution, which exploded in the '60s and whose fallout continues today.

Seriously? Cosmo Wants Stormy Daniels To Run for Office – Again

April 17th, 2018 4:16 PM
By now, the media’s extended coverage of porn star Stormy Daniels and her affair with President Trump has gone above and beyond a fever pitch.  

ABC Doesn't Cover Walmart Pulling Sex-Filled Cosmo from Checkout Lanes

March 28th, 2018 4:37 PM
Moms no longer need to turn around the cover of Cosmopolitan as they check out at Walmart with their kids. The magazine with its signature cover filled with sex tips and shocking headlines has been removed.

Feminist Outlets Ignore Female Genital Mutilation Threatening 68M

February 7th, 2018 4:11 PM
Feminist news outlets that say they support women are overlooking a human rights violation threatening millions of women and young girls around the world. Tuesday, February 6, marked the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. While general news outlets, government officials, and social media recognized the day, feminist and women’s news sites remained silent, even as…

Freeform's Liberal 'Bold Type' Introduces Black, Male, Conservative

August 23rd, 2017 12:27 AM
Perhaps the writers at The Bold Type have been reading the many stories posted here on Newsbusters about their extreme leftist slant and inappropriate material for teens and are feeling guilty for their typical, liberal Hollywood ways. Because Tuesday, August 22’s episode, “The End of the Beginning” took a shocking turn for the better by introducing a likeable, black, male conservative character…

Barbie’s A Total Drag: Artist Turns Dolls Into Drag Queens

August 2nd, 2017 10:34 AM
Fandoms do crazy things on a regular basis. Some of them are ill-advised, while others are pretty great. But whoever thought of turning Barbie dolls into drag queens was crazy. Cosmopolitan’s Lilian Min reported on Mark Jonathan, an artist who “pays tribute to these fabulous performers” by taking regular Barbie dolls and re-painting them to turn them into drag queens.

Oops: Vogue’s ‘Gender Politics’ Under Fire For Cultural Appropriation

July 17th, 2017 10:17 AM
Cultural appropriation isn’t just for barbeque and white people’s dreadlocks any more. It’s now oppressive towards the gender bending community.  How dare Zayn Malik avoid wearing a ballgown and makeup for Vogue!! Cosmopolitan contributor Jacob Tobia was significantly peeved by Vogue’s cover shoot of singer Zayn Malik and model Gigi Hadid, because Vogue described the stars as “embracing gender…

Media Encourage Bizarre ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Protests Against Trump

July 12th, 2017 4:57 PM
Handmaid’s Tale protests are becoming more and more prevalent around the world – and the liberal media are loving it. Advocating so-called “women’s rights,” these protesters declare defunding Planned Parenthood is the equivalent of Margaret Atwood’s 1980’s dystopian novel The Handmaid’s Tale. The novel – now a media-beloved Hulu show – occurs in a dystopian, misogynist world in which women are…

Cosmo: 'Archaic' Gender-Reveal Parties 'Damaging' to Unborn Babies

July 10th, 2017 5:26 PM
Diane Stopyra attacked the new phenomenon of gender-reveal parties for pregnant women in a Sunday item for Cosmopolitan. Stopyra contended that such celebrations are "potentially damaging to said tiny humans," and that they exclude "a cross-section of the population out, adding to a culture of trans and intersex shame." The feminist writer also took aim at baby showers in general, and claimed, "…

Cosmo Lauds Absurd Protesters Who Declare ‘Abort Mike Pence’

June 28th, 2017 3:05 PM
Cosmopolitan devoted an article to a particularly theatrical Planned Parenthood protest -- in which volunteers donned white bonnets and red capes. The aim of the protest was to draw a parallel between the novel, which, according to Cosmo, illustrates “a dystopian future in which women are stripped of their reproductive rights” and our current political climate.  

Rapper Young Thug’s Project Is Too Violent For CoverGirl

June 26th, 2017 10:34 AM
Even though violent rap lyrics are generally ignored, in this case one artist took his love of assault too far for makeup company Cover Girl. In an Instagram video released by rapper Young Thug in early June, the 2 minute clip promoted his new album Beautiful Thugger Girls. The clip showed a young woman assaulted by a group of women wearing masks, who hit her repeatedly with weapons -- including…

New Teen Drama ‘The Bold Type’ Touts Sex Toys, Affairs

June 21st, 2017 4:01 PM
The Disney-owned Freeform channel premiered the pilot episode of it’s brand new show The Bold Type Tuesday, June 20, and though Variety magazine dubbed it a “teen drama” (Freeform was formerly ABC Family and is geared towards family programming), the show is very adult-oriented, from rampant sex scenes to sex toy demonstrations. All very not teen friendly!

Cosmo Interviews Trans Women ‘Proud’ to Be Conservative

April 18th, 2017 2:12 PM
Transgender conservatives are rare. Transgender conservatives featured in Cosmo (Caitlyn Jenner aside) are rarer. In an April 17 piece published on, senior political writer Rebecca Nelson interviewed three members of the niche community on topics ranging from President Trump to bathrooms. Some of their responses were surprising.