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Today’s Lady News: Betty White Voted AP’s Entertainer Of The Year

  • Woot woot! Betty White has been voted Entertainer of the Year by the Associated Press. [NPR]
  • Remember the bigoted DMV employee who sent a letter to transgender woman Amber Yust telling her she’d go to hell after trying to have her gender legally changed on her license? The employee has since resigned. Amber Yust (and I) thinks that employee should have been given a pink slip first. [Nerve]
  • Forget about rappers who only rhyme about bitches and hoes: here are the top 10 least misogynistic lyrics of 2010! [The Grio]
  • Duh: domestic terror attacks on abortion clinics don’t do jack to lower the abortion rate. Are you listening, extremists? [Big Think]

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Are You More Willing To Have A One-Night Stand On New Year’s Eve?

I’ve had a few one-night stands in my life. Don’t look so surprised! But I have never had a one-night stand on New Year’s Eve, which, according to a study conducted by “intimacy” products manufacturer Wet (creative naming!), is the night the majority of women would have one. According to the study, 33 percent of women surveyed said they’d be more likely to have a one-nighter on New Year’s Eve than any other day. But why? Is it because they’re feeling more horny as the clock ticks down to midnight? More depressed and looking to soak up their sadness in the warm embrace of a stranger? More, well, drunk? Though I’ve never had a one-night stand on New Year’s Eve, I can’t write the holiday off as a total dud for my sex and love life — I met my ex-fiance at a New Year’s Eve party and we got engaged on New Year’s Eve four years later. If only he could have waited three and a half more months to dump me — we could have made New Year’s our break-up anniversary too! Ahh, well.

So, what about you, Frisky readers — whether you’ve had a one-night stand(s) before or not, would you be most likely to have one on New Year’s? Have you? [Wet via Lemondrop] Keep reading »

German “Octomom” Dog Gives Birth To 17 Puppies


If you thought Octomom‘s breeding capabilities were disgusting, get a load of this bitch. (Dog joke.) A German dog gave birth “naturally” to 17 puppies — count ‘em, 17 puppies! Etana, a Rhodesian Ridgeback from EbereschenhofI, had nine boy dogs and eight girl dogs. When they all want to nurse at once she probably just lies there and hates the jerk who knocked her up. I say we volunteer to get this brave mama a new pair of boobs and some vaginoplasty surgery, stat. [BBC] Keep reading »

Sarah Palin Calls Herself A Feminist, Promptly Renounces Feminism

I know nothing will put some warm, fuzzy Christmas cheer in your heart like listening to Bill O’Reilly and Sarah Palin discuss feminism. So let’s dive right in and hear what Mama Grizzly has to say, shall we? Keep reading »

All We Want For Christmas Is A Pair Of Baby Red Pandas

Look, after a year of bringing great content to you, our Dear Frisky Readers, we feel like, you know, we would like something in return. Is it too much to ask all of you to pool your money and buy us a pair of baby red pandas? We’re sure they’re not cheap, but we really want them. So make it happen! Kisses. [The Daily What] Keep reading »

10 Resolutions NOT To Make This New Year’s Eve

Before you go making your list of resolutions for 2011, make sure you aren’t setting yourself up for failure. Some resolutions, after all, are just begging to be broken by February. After the jump, 10 resolutions you’d be wise NOT to make this year. Keep reading »

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