Speaking of things that make me cry: PUPPIES! Specifically this 11-week-old pitbull pup named Harper who escaped death, well, three times by my count. Harper was born with debilitating “swimmer puppy disorder,” in which they cannot walk and survival is unlikely. First, she was abandoned in a trash bag where she would have died if she hadn’t been found and brought to a shelter — to be euthanized. A shelter worker named Erica Daniel brought her home one night, telling “The Today Show” she was planning on “letting her sleep in bed with us, and having her humanely euthanized in the morning.” But it was not to be! After Harper managed to stand on her own four paws, Daniel was inspired to keep the pup and take care of her in hopes that she would someday be able to walk and thrive. And look at Harper now! I am a blubbering mess right now. Check out the “Today” segment after the jump. I will virtually share my Kleenex. Keep reading »
As part of an ongoing blog experiment, Curtis challenged himself to eat or drink nothing but his wife Katie’s excess breast milk for as many days as possible and write about his findings. And why is their fridge (pictured above) stocked with a lifetime supply of baby nectar, you ask? Well, Katie likes to pump, save, and donate to milk banks after she births a child. There have been three to be precise. Wait, there are milk banks? Anyhow, her donation was rejected. And now, because she is too personally attached to the milk to throw it away, Curtis has a lot to drink. His experiment must not have gone so well because his blog, Don’t Have A Cow, Man, has already been removed. Too bad. I was really looking forward to reading it. [Buzzfeed] Keep reading »
When it comes to sex, non-human animals are way more experimental than us. The desire to sexually engage with both men and women is hardly something we can take credit for. There is documented evidence bisexual behavior in many, many of our animal friends. In honor of Celebrate Bisexuality Day, click through to see a few of the most well-known bisexuals in the Animal Kingdom.
Sadly, Miss Jessica is still the ill communication so Today’s Lady News will be a reader submission edition again! Submit your own links to news articles and blog posts about women, girls, trans-identified people, gender roles, feminism or sexism in the comments. Just write a sentence or two summary explaining what the link is about and give everyone a heads up if it has language or imagery that’s NSFW. Speedy recovery, Jessica! Keep reading »
Step aside Elif Kocaman, there’s a new shortest woman in the world. Twenty-two-year-old Illinois woman Bridgette Jordan’s 2′ 3″ frame has earned her the coveted Guinness title. She hasn’t let her primordial dwarfism hold her back one bit. A student at Kaskaskia College, Bridgette loves to listen to music, dance, cheerlead, and play basketball (although dunking must be a challenge). “It’s great to be small,” she said. “I believe that everyone should be confident in themselves … hopefully this will go a little way to helping people realize it’s ok to be different.” Word. [Newslite] Keep reading »
Hey there! Jessica is out sick today with the flu so Today’s Lady News will be a reader submission edition! Submit your own links to news articles and blog posts about women, girls, trans-identified people, gender roles, feminism or sexism in the comments. Just write a sentence or two summary explaining what the link is about and give everyone a heads up if it has language or imagery that’s NSFW. Jess should hopefully be back tomorrow — thanks! Keep reading »