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Today’s Lady News: 11 Advertisers Drop Rush Limbaugh’s Show

  • As of this evening, 11 advertisers, including corporate biggie AOL, have dropped their $$$ from Rush Limbaugh’s show after he called a woman a “prostitute” and “slut” on air. [Think Progress]
  • Could — and would — Sandra Fluke sue Rush? [The Daily Beast]
  • Women earn less then men at every education level, according to a new report by the U.S. Census Bureau. [GOOD]
  • Riot police arrested 31 non-violent demonstrators yesterday who were protesting against Virginia’s new law that forces a woman seeking an abortion to undergo an ultrasound first. (A previous iteration of this law would have forced women to have an invasive transvaginal ultrasound.) [Feministing]
  • GOP wannabe-presidential candidate Sen. Rick Santorum supports nullifying existing gay marriages. [San Francisco Gate]
  • A Ohio State football coach punishes his poorly performing players by making them wear a lavender jersey. Because lavender is for girls. Or gays. Or something? This is so stupid. [Queerty]
  • Ten women share their stories about what its like to live with an eating disorder. [Betty Confidential]
  • Ten of the most powerful female characters in literature. [Flavorwire]
  • Female bodybuilders strike a pose. [BuzzFeed]

INTERNATIONAL

  • The UK is expected to announce on March 8th, which is International Women’s Day, that stalking will be recognized as a crime punishable by fines and jail up to five years. [Guardian UK]
  • Were single mothers in England better off in the 19th century? [BBC]
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