Today’s Lady News: North Carolina Passes 24-Hour Waiting Period For Abortion

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 28, 2011

North Carolina’s Senate has joined the House in overriding the governor’s veto on a bill to restrict abortion rights. Women seeking abortions will now have to have a sonogram, hear a description of the fetal development, receive counseling and wait 24 hours before having the procedure. Thanks a pantsful for making an already-difficult decisio… More »


Rosario Dawson On Airbrushing: “None Of Us Look Like That!”

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 28, 2011

“I’m constantly telling girls all the time everything is airbrushed, everything is retouched to the point it’s not even asked. None of us look like that. … It’s a form of violence in the way that we look at women and the way we expect them to look and be for what sake? Not for… More »


Shopping Guide: 10 Super Statement Rings

By: Julie Gerstein / July 28, 2011

Prince Frederic Gets Zsa Zsa Gabor A Billboard For Their Anniversary

Awww, Zsa Zsa Gabor’s ninth husband, Prince Frederic von Anhalt is such a romantic. We were not behind his plan to make Zsa Zsa a mother at age 94 (while she was in the hospital) by using an egg donor, artificial insemination and a surrogate. But we do approve of his plans for their 25th… More »


Doctor Calls Mommyrexia An “Upper East Side, White Girl, Obnoxious Problem”

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 28, 2011

 

I was totally digging this doctor on “The Today Show” who talked — okay, ranted — to Ann Curry about the constant pressure on women to be skinny, including during pregnancy. “Mommyrexia” is when pregnant women cut back on eating or add excessive exercise to their regimen because they’re worried about gaining… More »


Flowchart: What Hobby Should I Pick Up?

By: Julie Gerstein / July 28, 2011

It’s Get a Hobby Week, and you’ve got a lot of potential hobbies to consider. From team sports to serial killer stalking, and everything in between, we give you a bevy of hobby options, based on what you already love. Why? Because we’re helpful like that! More »