Today’s Lady News: Black Women May Have Bigger “Healthy” Waist Size

  • The size of a “healthy” waist may be bigger for black women, according to a study in the journal Obesity. [Reuters]
  • Anti-abortion activists are gathering this weekend in Washington, D.C., to protest against last weekend’s 38th anniversary of Roe vs. Wade. [Los Angeles Times]
  • Police say four women whose bodies were found on Long Island beaches worked as escorts on Craigslist and may have been killed by a serial killer. [Wall Street Journal]

  • An Ohio state representative has introduced a bill that will make it even harder for women to get second- or third-trimester abortions, which they pretty much only got in the first place to save their own lives. []
  • Some New York City women are pissed that Mayor Mike Bloomberg bragged his city’s streets are safe for anyone to walk on at any hour. [New York Daily News]


  • British soccer commentator, Andy Gray of Sky Sports, was fired after making a sexist comment about a female soccer official. [Sydney Morning Herald]
  • Women are still not as well-represented as they could be at the World Economic Forum. []

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