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So this little girl thinks she’s giving a little video report in front her class about her dad being stationed in Iraq. Only guess what? He’s not in Iraq anymore… … READ MORE »


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Have you been following health care reform? Earlier this autumn, I was rushing home from work to watch Hardball every night. Then all those “town hall” people screaming about Nazism irritated me so much I’ve mostly tuned out. But there is one health care reform issue I’ve followed closely and that is abortion coverage under… READ MORE »


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Boo! Maine, you FAIL. In yesterday’s election, Maine voters repealed a gay marriage law which would have made it the sixth state in America where gays have the right to marry just like straight couples. Instead, Maine has the dubious distinction of being the 31st state to make gay marriage verboten. It’s a total bummer… READ MORE »


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Illinois’ controversial parental notification law for minors seeking an abortion has been delayed at least until Wednesday morning as officials meet to verify that girls can waive the notification process by petitioning a judge, who has 48 hours to rule on it. The parental notification law does not give parents consent, but requires that they… READ MORE »


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I’ve become slightly, nerdishly obsessed with the Twitter feed for Fake AP Stylebook. See, for us writer types, Associated Press style has been the grammar and spelling rulebook chasing at our heels ever since journalism school. The web has made certain AP style points archaic, but for the most part it’s still the copy editor’s… READ MORE »


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Cany, a 33-year-old waitress in the U.K., thought she had hit the jackpot when she met British plastic surgeon Dr. Reza Vossough. He wasn’t physically attracted to her, but thought she had “potential,” so asked her to be his bride. Now, I’m not talking about mental, emotional, or spiritual potential. No, I’m talking about physical… READ MORE »


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Here at The Frisky, we spend an awful lot of time reflecting on, pontificating about, and debating the state of things for women of the world today. How would things be different without feminism? Did it even work? Are we better or worse off than our grandmothers? Mothers? But no dialogue can be complete ifREAD MORE »


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Here’s a strange study for you. Gynecology professor Aletha Akers just led a study about the sexual activity of teenage girls, surveying almost 7,200 girls about risky sexual behavior. The survey concluded that girls who are underweight, healthy weight, and overweight are equally as likely to have had sex. But apparently girls in the overweight… READ MORE »


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Something tells me she thinks MILF stands for Mothers I Love on Facebook. [BuzzFeed] … READ MORE »


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This video is kind of amazing. Listen to the 911 call from Mary Strey, a 49-year-old woman in Missouri, who called to report a drunk driver on the road. “Are you behind them?” asks the operator. “No, I am them,” replied Mary. “Well, do you want to stop driving before you get in an… READ MORE »


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Perhaps you youngsters don’t remember it as well, but for the 30-somethings like me, doesn’t it seem like yesterday we were freaking out (or watching other people freak out) over the whole Y2K thing, the computer bug that was to end life as we knew it at the dawn of the new millennium? That was… READ MORE »


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Six women’s bodies were found at the home of Anthony Sowell, 50, of Cleveland, Ohio, when police arrested him on a rape and felony assault warrant last Thursday. Sowell already served 15 years in prison for a 1989 rape of a 21-year-old woman. Although the bodies have not yet been identified, at least two women… READ MORE »