Today’s Lady News: Tennessee Wants To Ban Teachers From Saying “Gay” Until 9th Grade

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 9, 2011

Tennessee’s state legislature is noodling a “Don’t Say Gay” bill that would prohibit teachers from using the word “gay” in the classroom until the 9th grade. (Yeah, seriously.) The Tennessee Senate is expected to vote on the bill this Thursday. [Queerty]
Stephanie Coontz’s Mother’s Day piece for the New York Times op-ed page i… More »


Vogue, In Stitches

By: Julie Gerstein / May 9, 2011

British artist Inge Jacobsen creates cross-stitched covers of Vogue with painstaking detail. Says Jacobsen, “With the over saturation of images, my practice seeks to intervene in this overwhelming consumption from the mass produced and alter it to create something unique. By using intricate and, at times, painstaking technique such as embroidery, I am disrupting the… More »


iAugment App Shows How Your Boobs Would Look After Breast Implants

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 9, 2011

Wondering what would your breasts look like if they were bigger? There’s an app for that! iAugment is a Photoshop-style iPhone app that uses a 3D pic of your chest to show you how you’d look with bigger jigglies. iAugment allows you to view 17 different breast implant sizes — from “Blake Lively goes softcore”… More »


Robert Pattinson’s Royal Fib

“When I first came to L.A., it was very easy to convince people I was a member of the royal family. I hadn’t worked for three years — I was unemployed in London — and when people asked what I’d been doing, I told people I went to RADA [Royal Academy of Dramatic Art] with… More »


Lindsay Lohan Bites

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 9, 2011

Random fact: Lindsay Lohan has a vampire fetish. Her friend, photographer Tyler Shields, displayed four pics of an undead LiLo at an art gallery in Los Angeles. “Lindsay loves vampires,” Tyler told People magazine at the exhibit’s opening on Saturday night. “It’s well documented that she is a vampire fan, and I said we need… More »


Frisky Q&A: “Fashion Show” Winner Anna McCraney Strikes Out On Her Own

By: Julie Gerstein / May 9, 2011