Today’s Lady News: Tales Of A Hooters Girl

  • American journalist Paige Ferrari, who lives in Tokyo, got a job at Hooters’ new restaurant in Japan and shares with us all the fascinating world behind the Hooters Girl “image training.” Hooters’ definitions of titillation versus sleaze are utterly fascinating. [Slate]
  • Frisky contributer Chloe Angyal had lasers pointed at her vagina for treatment of chronic pain during sex — and here’s her account. [Salon]
  • Nashville, Tennessee’s Metro police department is being criticized for employing officers with past domestic violence arrests. At least 10 officers were arrested for domestic violence within the past five years and eight were allowed to keep their gigs and two other cases are pending. One officer was even arrested twice for domestic violence. [The Tennessean]

  • Indiana state lawmakers are expected to go after abortion rights when they’re back in session with five new measures that would all restrict abortion. [WISHtv]
  • The New York Times put an article about transsexuals, transgendered people and their professional mimics (like dear old James Franco) in … the Styles section? [New York Times]


  • The father-in-law of Aisha, the young Afghani woman whose mutilated face appeared on the cover of Time magazine, has been arrested in relation to her abuse. [Edmonton Journal]