Today’s Lady News: Defunding Planned Parenthood “Goes Too Far,” Says Sane, Reasonable Politician

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 22, 2011

Senator Scott Brown (R-MA) released a statement disagreeing with the House Republicans’ efforts to defund Planned Parenthood because the clinics provide abortion, saying that eliminating all funding for family planning services “goes too far.” Stop making me like you, Scott Brown! [Boston.com]
Women hold less than one-third of decision-making positions in the media,… More »


South Dakota Governor Signs Bill Requiring 72-Hour Wait, “Counseling,” Before Abortion

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 22, 2011

South Dakota, South Dakota, South Dakota. What are we doing to do with you? Governor Dennis Daugaard, a Republican, has signed an extreme bill that will require women seeking an abortion to wait three whole days after meeting with her doctor for the procedure to be performed. This law will now be the longest waiting… More »


William And Kate Are Knit-Wits

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 22, 2011

Julie and I are going to watch the royal wedding with beers at our side and a bucket of Cheez-Its in our laps. But some looky-loos get a bit more intense in their royalty fascination. Say, knitting dolls of Prince William and Kate Middleton from a 64-page pattern book called Knit Your Own Royal Wedding. More »


Show Us Your Supercool Prom Style!

By: Julie Gerstein / March 22, 2011

Prom — we all have such fond memories, am I right? Okay, even if your date maybe sucked — mine collected spoons! — you probably wore a super sweet dress (not gonna lie, mine was a floor-length eggplant satin number.) And since prom season is right around the corner, we thought it was high time… More »


Awesome Affordable Etsy Find: Let Debbie Harry Hold Your Drink

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 22, 2011

Stains on your coffee table are decidedly un-rock ‘n’ roll. Remedy the problem and impress your friends with a set of ceramic album cover coasters. Choose from favorites like Blondie, Pink Floyd, and Radiohead.
A set of four will run you about fifteen bucks. Setting your coffee on a miniature replica of The Wall? More »


Tommy Lee To Become An Anthropologist

Tommy Lee wants to be your history teacher. No, like, for reals. Everyone’s favorite Motley Crüe drummer and Pamela Anderson sex tape co-star is developing a new reality series for SyFy called “Culture Shock with Tommy Lee.” The concept of the series is that Tommy will travel to an exotic locale to learn all about… More »