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Dude Lawmaker: How Dare Government Try To Control Men’s Bodies!

Every Sperm Is Sacred
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OK Sen. Constance Johnson has a funny way to combat pro-lifers. Read More »
"Fetal Personhood"
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Fetal personhood laws want a fertilized egg to legally be a person. Read More »
Abortion Rights
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All of The Frisky's posts about reproductive rights. Read More »
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Nothing is quite so entertaining as people who don’t recognize their own hypocrisy, huh? Recently, our hero, Oklahoma State Sen. Constance Johnson (D), introduced an “Every Sperm Is Sacred” law to try to outlaw male masturbation. Legislators in OK have been concerned with banning abortion rights, including a “fetal personhood” amendment which would define a fertilized egg as a person, thereby criminalizing all abortion and IVF treatment.  So, Sen. Johnson thought politicians should turn their attention to all the poor little spermies being spanked out in the shower. ”If we’re taking about protecting life, then let’s talk about life at it’s very basic beginning,” she told “The Daily Show” last night. Keep reading »

Morning Quickies: Mel Gibson Accused Of Being An Even Bigger Dick, If That’s Even Possible

Mel's Gun, Threats
Mel Gibson reportedly pointed a gun at his ex-gf and threatened her. Read More »
"Emotional Buttons"
Mel Gibson says his ex-gf "pushed my emotional buttons." Read More »
Mel On His Rants
Mel Gibson finally responds to his leaked rants. Read More »
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  • The Wrap has obtained an “open letter” released by Joe Ezsterhas, a film collaborator with Mel Gibson, detailing concerns he has about Gibson and his mental state regarding his ex-girlfriend, Oksana Grigorieva. The letter claims he heard Gibson say he was “going to have her killed” by CIA agents he had befriended and even talked about kiling her in front of Ezsterhas’ 15-year-old son. The nine-page letter also says Gibson described hitting her. Gibson’s response last night was to say Ezsterhas’ letter is all lies. [The Wrap, TMZ]
  • Marc Anthony officially filed for divorce yesterday from Jennifer Lopez after eight months of separation. [Celebrity Cafe]
  • Mike Tyson, of all people, has weighed in on the Trayvon Martin case and said of George Zimmerman, who was charged yesterday with second-degree murder, “It’s a disgrace that man hasn’t been dragged out of his house and tied to a car and taken away. That’s the only kind of retribution that people like that understand. It’s a disgrace that man hasn’t been shot yet.” Hoooo boy. [Yahoo]
  • The top 10 worst things you can hear on a first date. [Em & Lo] Keep reading »

Elizabeth Banks Thanks Birth Control Pills For Her Son

BC For Everybody
Health insurers are required to offer birth control without co-pays. Read More »
Birth Control Victory
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Birth control will be covered by most employers under health care reform. Read More »
Sausagefest
Congress convened an all-male panel to talk about ladybusiness. Read More »
Support PP!
How you can help protect access to reproductive health care. Read More »
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Just over a year ago, my son Felix was born via gestational surrogacy. He came out of me nine months early and because of my broken belly, his babycake was baked in a wonderful angel’s oven and now — I can’t believe it — he’s a year old and walking. He has expanded my capacity for joy a thousand-fold. Keep reading »

Evening Quickies: Justin Bieber Says “Every Girl Is A Princess”

On Justin's Virginity
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The pop star's sex life isn't hashed over like female pop stars his age. Read More »
Selena's Justin Tat
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Selena Gomez has a (fake!) tattoo of Justin's name. Read More »
Justin's First Kiss
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Even pop stars can have awkward first kisses. Read More »
Morning Quickies
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Meet Mollie King, the woman with whom Prince Harry is "smitten." Read More »
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  • Justin Bieber says in the new Seventeen that he “just tries to make [Selena Gomez] happy, that’s all,” by treating her like a princess. Awww. He goes on to say “I think it’s important to make all women feel like they’re princesses, because every girl is a princess.” I can’t tell if this is a barf-ily sweet sentiment or painfully unrealistic dating advice tailored to girls who grew up in “princess culture.”  [PopCrush]
  • Britney Spears is reportedly in final stages of a $15 million deal to join Simon Cowell’s show “X Factor.” Pardon me, but isn’t this show a singing competition — not an autotune competition? [Celebrity Cafe]
  • Mr. Big, I mean, Chris Noth, married his fiancée Tara Wilson earlier this month in Hawaii. [People]
  • Betty White joined Twitter … and she’s already using it to flirt with boys. [The FW]
  • Do “mamas boys” do better in relationships because they don’t have mommy issues? [Nerve] Keep reading »

Today’s Lady News: Texas Teacher Fired For Unwed Pregnancy

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  • Cathy Samford, a teacher and coach at a private Christian school in Rockwell, Texas, was fired for getting pregnant out of wedlock. Samford, who is 29, tells ABC News she is in a committed relationship and planning to get married this summer. But Heritage Christian Academy still didn’t think this slutty slut slut was a good “Christian role model” and fired her — even refusing to keep her on staff if she and her fiancé married sooner. [ABC News]
  • How much will President Obama’s massive lead in the polls with women actually help him in November? [The Week]
  • Not surprisingly, Mitt Romney’s camp is now focused on winning over women. [CBS News] Keep reading »

Care For A Nice Frothy Glass Of Santorum?

Google "Santorum"
Wants Google to stop associating his name with "frothy" anal sex bi-product. Read More »
Santorum Nail Polish
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Nail polish is the only way I'm letting santorum get on my hands. Read More »
Santorum Drops Out
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Ding dong, the witch is dead! Read More »
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Rick Santorum suspended his GOP presidential campaign yesterday, but we all know more anti-gay, anti-woman asshattery is probably still forthcoming. Who would be surprised if he ends up with his very own gig on Fox News a la Sarah Palin? Not us! Obviously we’re going to need a good amount of booze to deal with such a turn of events and that’s why we’re thrilled a NYC bar has debuted a frothy brown beverage that it’s calling the Santorum. As the sicker-minded amongst us are aware, “Santorum” is sex columnist Dan Savage’s name for “the frothy mix of lube and fecal matter that is sometimes the byproduct of anal sex.”

The $8 Santorum cocktail at the Brooklyn bar Pacific Standard, however, is a feast for more delicate palettes: Baileys Irish Cream, orange-flavored vodka, Angostura bitters, and Godiva dark chocolate flakes. Sounds mmm-mmm-good. Perhaps we’ll knock back a few on Election Night? [Slate]

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