Today’s Lady News: Israeli Women Pose Nude In Support Of Egyptian Blogger

  • Dozens of Israeli women have posed nearly nude for a photograph in support of Aliaa Magda El-Mahdy, a young female Egyptian blogger who posed nude as a sign of protest against her restrictive society. Forty women posed behind a banner reading “Love Without Limits, homage to Aliaa Elmahdi, sisters in Israel.” [YNetNews]
  • A Democratic state rep in Georgia plans to champion one of two “fetal personhood” amendments in Georgia, which would change the legal definition of a human to a zygote, therefore criminalizing all abortion. A “fetal personhood” amendment recently failed on the ballot in Mississippi.  [Huffington Post]
  • A delegate in Virginia has also filed a “fetal personhood” bill. []


  • Happy birthday, graphic novelist Marjane Satrapi! If you haven’t read Persepolis or any of her other books, you are missing out! [The Mary Sue]
  • Women in Kabul, Afghanistan held another march against street harassment, this time organized by the New York Times op-ed columnist Nicholas Kristof. [New York Times]
  • Spain’s newly conservative government has their eye on banning gay marriage, which has been legal in Spain since 2005. [Queerty]
  • Can parents be convinced to want baby girls? [Jezebel]
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