Today’s Lady News: 12th-Grader Kicked Out Of School For Being Lesbian

  • A Christian private school in West Simsbury, Connecticut called The Master’s School asked rising 12th grader Rachel Aviles to leave after it found out she is a lesbian. [Think Progress]
  • This weekend, Jezebel blogger Jenna Sauers was riding the NYC subway home early in the morning when a man across the subway platform started masturbating while staring at her. Sauers spoke to a station agent, who called police, but the cops did not arrive anytime soon and she never found out whether this man was later apprehended. [Jezebel]
  • How Michele Bachmann avoids gender politics in her presidential campaign. [The Huffington Post]

  • On being a chef and a woman and a need for safe spaces. [Feministing]
  • Actress Mary Tyler Moore will receive the Screen Actors Guild Lifetime Achievement Award this January. Moore starred on “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and received an Oscar nomination for the film “Ordinary People.” [ShowBiz411]
  • Between “The New Girl,” “Whitney,” “The Playboy Club,” and “Two Broke Girls,” how will the women of fall TV fare? [Slate]

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