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Today’s Lady News: There Are All Types Of Feminists!

  • The different types of feminists that exist. [Thought Catalog]
  • North Carolina’s House of Representatives voted to override a veto by Gov. Beverly Perdue on a bill to restrict abortion rights. Perdue had vetoed the bill, which would require women seeking abortions to have an ultrasound of the fetus, hear a description of the fetal growth, wait 24 hours, and undergo counseling. If the NC Senate also votes to override the veto, this legislation could actually be made into law. [WRAL]
  • Anders Breivik, the terrorist in Norway who shot up a youth camp this weekend, thought he was reclaiming “manliness” with his extremist views. [The Daily Beast]
  • NPR spoke with the anti-abortion group responsible for race-baiting billboards with slogans like, “The most dangerous place for an African-American is in the womb.” Their spokesperson, an adopted child of 15 and an adopted father himself, is trying to paint the billboards as pro-adoption, which … no. [NPR]
  • Here’s a beauty pageant that I can get behind: Ms. Alabama Nursing Home 2011. One-hundred-year-old Felma Schrimshire took home the crown at the pageant, which had a 15-minute-long interview portion and no swimsuit or talent competition. [TMZ]
  • A tribute to women (disguised as men!) who fought in the Civil War. [The Mary Sue]

INTERNATIONAL

  • A bipartisan group of 14 senators have asked the king of Saudi Arabia to lift the country’s ban on women drivers. [Washington Post]
  • A pole dancing school in the UK is under fire for posting pics of girl students as young as seven on their Facebook page. [Daily Mail UK]

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