Today’s Lady News: 12th-Grader Kicked Out Of School For Being Lesbian

Jessica Wakeman / September 8, 2011

A Christian private school in West Simsbury, Connecticut called The Master’s School asked rising 12th grader Rachel Aviles to leave after it found out she is a lesbian. [Think Progress]
This weekend, Jezebel blogger Jenna Sauers was riding the NYC subway home early in the morning when a man across the subway platform started… More »

La Di Da It’s Fashions Night Out!

Julie Gerstein / September 8, 2011

Pssst … Have you heard? It’s Fashions Night Out–the third annual retail explosion-a-thon where mega-retailers and indie designers alike stay open late as a sort of a commercial nuit blanche, aimed at encouraging customers to engage with their stores, check out new items and buy, buy, buy. Started by Vogue and the Council of Fashio… More »

Our Recollections From 9/11: Ami

Ami Angelowicz / September 8, 2011

It’s been 10 years since the tragic events of September 11, 2001 and we continue to feel very real aftershocks. In the hours, days and weeks following the tragedy, no one could imagine how much our world would change—how our concepts of peace and freedom would shift and morph, and how our sense of nationalMore »

Model Inner Monologue: I Can See Your Future!

Julie Gerstein / September 8, 2011

Nicholas K’s newest looks pull from the prarie and the streets, creating a soft, feminine bohemian chic. See the whole collection here. More »

Munchies, Shmunchies: Pot Smokers Are Less Likely To Be Obese

It must be all those pot brownies and long nights spent playing video games. According to a new study, pot smokers are less likely to be obese than their non-toking peers. No, like seriously. A researcher at Louis Mourier Hospital in France was so surprised by her initial finding that she went back to the… More »

September 8: What Are We Wearing Today?

Lindsay A. / September 8, 2011