Today’s Lady News: Peeping Tom Hides Inside A Port-A-Potty

  • EW! Some dude hid inside a Port-a-Potty at a yoga festival to watch ladies take a dump (and jerk off, maybe?). According to Boulder, Colorado, police, a security guard “tried to detain the suspect, but he ran away, covered in feces.” As if being a Peeping Tom on its own isn’t bad enough. [Gawker]
  • Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has finally spoken out in support of Saudi women who are protesting the law that forbids them from driving. [UPI]
  • Almost half of college-educated gays and lesbians are closeted at their jobs, according to a new poll by the Center for Work-Life Policy. [GOOD]

  • North Carolina is considering payments of up to $20K to black women who were victims of sterilization. [The Root]
  • Rep. Michele Bachmann, Tea Party darling, is expected to announce her run for presidency on Monday. [Politico]
  • Young adult author Sarah Dessen had a commercial for her new book run during an episode of “Degrassi” that was about a transgender character and found herself with hundreds of emails in her inbox from haters. But because Dessen is awesome, she took to her blog with a classy rebuke of these bigots. [ONTD]
  • On the politics of body hair. [Already Pretty]
  • Would you boycott a company that doesn’t make an effort to add women to its board? [The Grindstone]


  • A campaign called Saudi Women for Driving is petitioning Subaru to leave Saudi Arabia until women have the right to drive. [Mashable]
  • Alice Walker, author of The Color Purple, is sailing to Gaza to protest the Israeli blockade. [Clutch Magazine]

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