Today’s Lady News: Michael Lohan’s Women-Only Rehab Might Be The Worst Idea Ever

  • Lindsay Lohan’s wackadoodle dad claims to be opening a women-only rehab in Pasadena, California. Stay far, far away. [New York Post]
  • Plus-size model Crystal Renn — who, at size 10, is hardly “plus-size” — has walked three shows at Paris Fashion Week and said she’s being treated just like any other model. []
  • Surprising fact: African-American women and other people of color in the armed services are the ones most affected by the military’s anti-gay “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy. [The Root]

  • A blogger at Feministing snapped a billboard in New York of a baby dressed like a biker with the headline, “I Was Born To Ride! Baby’s Arms Appear 28 Days From Conception.” Appealing to the anti-abortion motorcycle buffs? Or just saying babies were born to ride? [Feministing]
  • New York’s governor announced today a state building in Brooklyn will be renamed the Shirley A. Chisholm State Office Building after the first black woman to be elected to Congress as a state representative. Chisholm was also the first woman to run for the Democratic presidential nomination. [WIVB]
  • ABC Family has canceled “Huge,” the show starring Nikki Blonsky about a group of teens at a weight loss camp, and Dodai Stewart from is spearheading a petition to keep “Huge” on-air. [Jezebel]
  • Our friends at The Gloss agree this whole “Where do you put your purse?” Facebook meme thing is totally stupid. [The Gloss]
  • Who are the 50 most important queer and lesbian women in music? Blogger Trish Bendix at After Ellen has a roundup! []


  • Wealthier countries are slowing their financial donations to the Global Fund to fight AIDS, which in turn is making it more difficult for developing countries to fight HIV. [NPR]
  • Geisy Arruda, 21, the Brazilian woman who was expelled from her Sao Paulo college for wearing a sexy mini-dress on campus, has been awarded $24K in a lawsuit against the school. [Newser]
  • The Canadian retailer Jacob said it will stop airbrushing models’ bodies in company images. [Toronto Star]
  • A 15-year-old Mexican actress, Danna Paola, has apparently gotten a nose job. Fifteen! [Guanabee]