Today’s Lady News: Get A Load Of Cornell’s Pi Phi Sorority Dress Code

  • Fashion guidelines for rushees to Cornell’s Pi Phi sorority have been circulating the interwebs: no khakis, no leggings worn as pants, no muffin tops, and you must have a mani and pedi. Seriously, don’t read this unless you are OK with your brain exploding. [Jezebel]
  • Nineteen-year-old Bristol Palin announced on Oprah Winfrey’s show today that she has taken an “abstinence pledge.” Bristol is the teen mother of baby Tripp, with ex-boyfriend Levi Johnston. [ABC News]

  • Texas Governor Rick Perry ordered the state to create a task force to investigate “The Twilight Rapist,” a serial rapist who has raped or attempted to rape at least eight women over the past year. All the women were older than 65 years old and lived alone. [Houston Chronicle]
  • The Ugandan politician who proposed a law which would punish gays with life in prison and HIV-positive gays with the death penalty told a newspaper he would be willing to “amend some clauses” of that legislation. [BBC]