Today’s Lady News: MTV & VH1 Won’t Air Kanye’s “Monster” Video

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 28, 2011

Both MTV and VH1 agreed not to air Kanye West’s music video for “Monster,” which grotesquely eroticizes dead women, despite a new disclaimer about how it isn’t meant to be “misogynist.” I am sure he will find a way to write a song about how he’s been victimized by this. [Adios Barbie]
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Ohio House Passes “Heartbeat Bill” To Criminalize Abortion At 6 Or 7 Weeks

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 28, 2011

Reproductive rights are under full-frontal assault in Ohio today: the Ohio House of Representatives advanced the “heartbeat bill.” The “heartbeat bill” would make abortion illegal when a fetal heartbeat can be detected, which is typically around six or seven weeks. Some women don’t even know they’re pregnant at six or seven weeks, which, alas, i… More »


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Doughnuts Cause Depression

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 28, 2011

Let me preface this depressing news by saying that I’ve never felt anything but supreme joy when eating a doughnut. However, according to the British Dietetic Association, doughnuts are dangerous to our mental health:
“We tend to crave sugary and fatty foods [like doughnuts] for a quick mood fix, but the sugar crash that… More »


Are Hard Nipples An Under-Used Accessory?

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 28, 2011

 

During last night’s episode of “Single Ladies,” I was transfixed by Stacey Dash’s hard nipples on more than one occasion. Her nipples were sticking out of her thin dresses, and it was possible to distinguish between the actual nipple and the aureole. (I told you I was focused.) I don’t think thi… More »


The Lohan Defense: Kombucha Tea & 7 Other Things You Should Avoid Before A Drug Test

By: Kamilah Black / June 28, 2011

Lindsay Lohan has evaded yet another probation violation for failing a routine alcohol test. Perhaps the judge believed Lindsay’s claims that Komboucha tea was the culprit for the false positive result. Komboucha is a fermented tea thought to detoxify the body and mind and though it contains less than 0.05 percent alcohol, some think it… More »