Today’s Lady News: Wikipedia Is A Dickipedia

  • Less than 15 percent of users who edit Wikipedia’s content are women, which means the encyclopedia’s entries are likely presenting a gender-skewed version of the facts. Get online and start editing, ladies! [New York Times]
  • One hundred mothers staged a “nurse-in” in a Montreal mall after a woman was kicked out of a children’s clothing store (a children’s clothing store!) for breastfeeding her five-month-old baby. [Yahoo Shine]
  • “Pariah,” a flick about a black teen lesbian, got picked up at Sundance. [After Ellen
  • Here’s what you can do to stop the “No Taxpayer Funding For Abortion Act,” a scary bill redefining rape that I wrote about this morning. [Feministing]

  • A state representative in Georgia has introduced a bill that would restrict abortions after 20 weeks based on the medically unproven idea that fetuses can feel pain after that point. The fetal pain bill is modeled after a similar one in Nebraska. [WRCB]
  • Chick-Fil-A in Pennsylvania donated sandwiches and brownies to a meeting of an anti-gay marriage group. [Yahoo]
  • CNN’s new talk show host Piers Morgan defends himself for asking Condoleezza Rice why she’s a dried-up old spinster. (Okay, he didn’t use those words exactly.) [CNN]
  • Two Republican senators have introduced the Life Begins At Conception Act which, if passed, would legally mandate that — duh — life begins at conception and therefore would criminalize all abortion. []
  • NBC doesn’t let the gay trainers on “The Biggest Loser” — including Jillian Michaels — speak to gay and lesbian news outlets about their homosexuality. What are you afraid of, NBC? [After Ellen]