Today’s Lady News: Douchey Ads For New York Knicks Removed

  • Whoever does advertising for the New York Knicks must have thought this ad about bagging “sixes” and “sevens” was a 10, when it’s really a zero. People are people, not numbers ranking them on their attractiveness. I was going to call this ad “sexist,” but really, it’s more all-around douchey for either gender. [VIBE]
  • Moms now run New Hampshire. Here’s blogger Amanda Hess on why they shouldn’t talk about being moms. [Slate]
  • On white women who voted for Mitt Romney … [The New Yorker]
  • … and Condoleezza Rice chimes in with how the GOP failed to “message” well to women. [Talking Points Memo]
  • Here’s Racialicious’ take on Victoria’s Secret’s  WTF  Native American headdress in their fashion show earlier this week. [Racialicious]
  • A strange man attempted to lure a 15-year-old girl into his car outside an elementary school in Fremont, California. [San Jose Mercury News]
  • UC Santa Cruz (Amelia’s alma mater!) has launched a doctorate program in Feminist Studies. [Santa Cruz Sentinel]
  • Feminist Majority Foundation vice president Kim Gandy has left the organization to be president and CEO of the National Network to End Domestic Violence. [Ms. Magazine]
  • How to accidentally raise a feminist daughter. [In Our Words]
  • Whoa, check out this anti-women’s suffrage pamphlet from 1910. [BuzzFeed]


  • An Indian politician suggested that rural Indian women would not be as successful in elections as their city counterparts because rural ladies are unattractive. [Times Of India]
  • Meet Lucy Anne Holmes, the woman leading the No More Page Three campaign to get rid of topless “page three” girls in Britain’s newspapers. [Islington Tribune]
  • On the British backlash against male sensitivity. [Bitch Magazine]

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