Today’s Lady News: Don’t Abort The Next Son Of God, Ladies!

  • Be careful, pro-choice, ladies: you could be aborting the next son of God! [USA Today]
  • A source claims Google gave a $6 million bonus to a female engineer who was simultaneously being wooed by Facebook and Google reportedly wanted to diversify the dude-liness of their team. [Gawker]
  • If you haven’t watched this video of a woman who screamed at a subway creeper (put your headphones on at work, kids), you must do so right this second. [Feministing]
  • Canada’s has debuted a new campaign warning dudes that a drunk girl can’t consent to sex. [Vancouver Sun]

  • Martha Stewart apparently has a prime time special called “Martha Stewart Presents: The Men Who Makes Us Laugh,” which profiles comedians. Yes, Martha Stewart. That alone is weird. But does it it have to be the men who make us laugh? If you need some suggestions of hysterical women, Martha, just ask! (Thanks to reader Beverly Wettenstein for the link!) [Reuters]
  • “America’s Next Top Model” contestant Kayla Ferrel talks about coming out of the closet, being bullied in high school, and working at Hooters. []
  • Why have women crime fighters gotten more traditionally feminine over time? It seems like each woman’s hairdo starts out shorter and gets long a few seasons later. [New York Post]
  • Christina Aguilera, you make me so hot and bothered when you talk about the sexual double standard! [CinemaBlend]
  • Can Nicki Minaj cure hip hop’s (occasional) misogyny? The Grio blogger Lori Adelman investigates. [The Grio]
  • Meet three female athletes who’ve drastically changed the face of their sport. [Yahoo Sports]
  • Lesbian blog asks when women’s coaches will openly support gay rights. []


  • A lawmaker in Thailand has proposed a law to allow young women and the poor to have abortions after 2,000 aborted fetuses were found inside a Buddhist temple. Presently, abortion is illegal in Thailand except in cases of rape or when the life of the mother is at risk. [CNN]
  • Meet Kakenya Ntaiya, who grew up in a small village in Kenya where girls are expected to leave school and start raising families around age 13. Instead, Kakenya chose to become an educator. She is the subject of an animated short film by Aaron Kisner called “Kakenya.” [NPR]

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