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McDonald’s Creates Big Mac Lifestyle Collection, Is Gross

By: Katrin Higher / March 29, 2015
I'm not sure what McDonald's is trying to pull with this stunt here, but to me it is dumb as hell. It screams of try-hard hipster appeasement and it's just kind of gross? I love hamburgers and I love food being depicted on clothes in many cases, but McDonald's is totally on my shit list… More »

Alabama Cop Faces Federal Charges In Brutality Case

By: Newser / March 29, 2015
A former Alabama police officer has been charged with violating the civil rights of an Indian man who was injured during a violent confrontation in February. Former Madison police officer Eric Parker is charged with using unreasonable force that left Sureshbhai Patel hospitalized. He… More »

Thousands Gather To Protest Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law

By: Katrin Higher / March 29, 2015
Yesterday, thousands gathered outside of the Indiana state house to protest the Religious Freedom Restoration Act that has rocked the state and the country. This "religious freedom" law could (and will) lead to discrimination of the LGBTQ community. In basic terms, you can now essentially and legally discriminate against someone from the LGBTQ community because… More »

Google’s New CFO Ruth Porat Is Getting PAID

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 27, 2015
Plus! A "Game of Thrones" porn parody has an Iron Throne made of dildos; a closer look at Chicago P.D.'s sex crimes unit; and reviews for a few feminist videogames, all in Today's Lady News... More »

Arizona Lawmaker Wants To Make Church Attendance Mandatory

By: Robyn Pennacchia / March 27, 2015
What on earth is it with Arizona and Indiana this week? Is someone giving out new toaster ovens to the state that can prove they are worse than Florida i… More »

Racist Oklahoma SAE Members Apparently Learned Racist Chant On A “Leadership Cruise”

By: Megan Reynolds / March 27, 2015
It never ends. More »

Watch A Beautiful Flight Through The Moon’s Shadow

By: Claire Hannum / March 27, 2015
For those of a more superstitious leaning, last Friday's lunar eclipse brought with it big changes and heavy emotions, but it also left behind a gift that everyone could enjoy no matter their level of woo-woo astrological beliefs: beautiful photos of the event for limitless oohing and ahhing. This timelapse… More »

Dear Mike Pence: Opposing Needle Exchanges Is Both Stupid And Dangerous

By: Robyn Pennacchia / March 27, 2015
Clean needles save lives. More »

Horror Show Restaurant Owner Kept His Chef Enslaved For Three Years

By: Beejoli Shah / March 27, 2015
File this under worst story this side of the Ganges: a Indian restaurant owner in Los Angeles was arrested yesterday for keeping his chef enslaved for three years, and forcing him to work 12-14 hour days without pay. Pardeep Kumar, who owns the standalone Tandoori Grill in Valencia (not to be confused with the many… More »

I’m Really Sorry, But That Gawker Whole Foods/Katie Holmes Exposé Is Not As Exciting As It Seems

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 27, 2015
J.K. Trotter at Gawker’s Black Bag vertical did a very, very, very in-depth investigation of a claim from 2012 that Katie Holmes, living at the Chelsea Mercantile at the time, shortly after she left ex-spouse Tom Cruise, had a secret entrance to the Whole Foods that occupies the ground floor of the building. Paparazzi had… More »

Broadway Legend Audra McDonald Throws Down On Indiana’s Anti-LGBT Bullshit

By: Robyn Pennacchia / March 27, 2015
The always glorious Audra McDonald had some words yesterday for Indiana Governor Mike Pence, who had just signed a bill that would allow businesses to discriminate against LGBT citizens. You know, because there are grown ass adults out there whose biggest problem i… More »

Aaron Schock Compares Self To Lincoln, Also A Big Katy Perry Fan

By: Robyn Pennacchia / March 26, 2015
Today was a sad day for Aaron Schock. First, they cancelled "Downton Abbey" (couldn't they have waited a day?), and then, with a heavy heart, he delivered his farewell to speech to Congress. A speech in which he compared himself to Abraham Lincoln. Via Politico: Schock, whose resignation takes effect March 31, noted that… More »

Woman Sets Fire To Yoga Studio, Can’t Stop Grinning About It

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 26, 2015
This super enthused arsonist yogi, why you should consider using the female condom, and more in Today's Lady News... More »

Life Dream Status: Florida Hotel Wakes Spring Breakers With “The Lion King”

By: Claire Hannum / March 26, 2015
Since 2012, the Panama City Beach Holiday Inn in Florida has awoken spring breakers each morning at 11 a.m. with the opening notes of "The Circle of Life." When local media astutely noted that the Holiday Inn chose the song because "when a lot of these spring breakers were younger, 'The Lion King' was a popular movie," I… More »

Arizona Passes Bill Requiring Doctors To Lie, Say Abortions Are “Reversible”

By: Robyn Pennacchia / March 26, 2015
Abortions are not, in fact, reversible. More »

MRA Says Germanwings Crash Might Have Been Prevented If “Sluts” Gave More Blowjobs To “Omega Males”

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 26, 2015
Leave it to a men's rights activist to figure out a way to spin this horrifying tragedy into yet another example of how feminists are ruining the world. More »

Teach Kids Their Feminist ABCs With The Help Of These Rad American Women

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 26, 2015
I don't have kids (yet!) but that pesky little details isn't going to stop me from buying this, well, rad children's book, Rad American Women A-Z written by Kate Schatz and illustrated by Miriam Klein Stahl, ASAP. Published by City Lights Press, the book aims to teach… More »

Indiana Gov. Signs Bill Allowing Businesses To Refuse Service To LGBT Citizens

By: Robyn Pennacchia / March 26, 2015
This morning, in a secret ceremony which the press was not allowed to attend, Governor Mike Pence signed a controversial bill that would allow business owners to refuse service to gay people, if they consider it a "deeply held" religious belief. The bill has been heavily criticized not only by LGBT groups and supporters,… More »

I Have My Own Religion And It Is Called “Stay Out Of Everyone’s Face”

By: Robyn Pennacchia / March 26, 2015
Tuesday night, CNN aired a special on Atheism, called "Atheism: Inside The World Of Non-Believers." I watched it, and, as a "non-believer," I was not particularly amused. First of all, they called Richard Dawkins the "Father of Atheism," which is 32 flavors of ridiculous, and second, the whole thing really seemed to portray atheist… More »

Ted Cruz Thinks Galileo Proved The Earth Wasn’t Flat, Was A Lot Like Ted Cruz

By: Robyn Pennacchia / March 25, 2015
There are just so many things wrong with that statement. More »

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