Today’s Lady News: Lesbians Don’t Screw Up Their Children As Much As Bigots Might Hope

  • Adolescent children of lesbian parents are just as well-adjusted and happy with their quality of life as their peers whose parents are of the opposite sex, according to a study of 17-year-olds by the University of Amsterdam. [Think Progress
  • Women cancer survivors are now lobbying for a bald Barbie doll. [Boston.com]
  • Why does the international auto show in Detroit still use pretty women as eye candy? [Guardian UK]
  • Check out these new “Men Can Stop Rape” PSAs. [Feministing]
  • On sexism within John Mayer’s Top 40-eriffic song “Daughters.” [Good Men Project]
  • Amanda Hocking, 27,  the self-publishing sensation whose mythical novels have made millions via sales on the Kindle, talks about her success. [Guardian UK]
  • The queer girl’s guide to meeting Ms. Right right now. [Clutch Magazine]
  • Check out the video “It Did Not Start With Stonewall,” a mini-doc about black LGBT women in New York City during the ’60s. “Stonewall” is a reference to a famous gay bar which was rioted by cops in 1969, which some see as the catalyst for the mainsteam gay rights movement. [Racialicious]
INTERNATIONAL
  • A journalist for the UK’s Guardian saw a group of indigenous women on India’s Andaman Island being ordered to dance for tourists, who then threw food at them. [Newser
  • Some good news, for once: there are a record number of women working in the UK’s boardrooms. [Guardian UK]
  • Meet Brigadier Nicky Moffat, the highest ranked woman in the British army. [Guardian UK]
  • Meet the French women who defied the Nazi in the Auschwitz-Birkenau camp. [BBC]
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