Today’s Lady News: Jewish Women, Move To The Side For Men!
- New signs have been posted in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, which read “Precious Jewish daughters, please move over to the side when you see man come across.” The neighborhood has a high concentration of Orthodox Jews, who operate a strict separation between the sexes among people who are unrelated. So far, at least 16 signs have been removed by New York City’s parks department — not because of their content but because they were nailed to trees, which is illegal. [Brooklyn Paper]
- On domestic violence and doing “too much” in self-defense. [Madame Noire]
- Geeks in the Seattle area, make sure you check out Geek Girl Con this weekend (Oct. 8 and 9) for as much nerdiness as you can handle! [Geek Girl Con 2011]
- Paula Louise Ettelbrick, an LGBT activist and former executive director of the nonprofit International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission, died today at 56. [Queerty]