Today’s Lady News: Columnist Declares February A Sarah Palin-Free Month

Jessica Wakeman / January 21, 2011

Washington Post op-ed writer Dana Milbank has pledged to make February a Sarah Palin-free month in his column. Perhaps we should follow in his footsteps … [Washington Post]
Why isn’t Condoleezza Rice married? That’s the pressing question TV host Piers Morgan asked the former Secretary of State when she visited his new talk show… More »


Is Monogamy On Its Way Out For Young Couples?

Ami Angelowicz / January 21, 2011

I’ve questioned monogamy for quite a while now, but a new study shows that young people are seriously confused by it. Researchers studied more than 400 married and unmarried couples ages 18 to 25 and found that 40 percent of them disagreed about whether or not they were exclusive with their partners — even if… More »


Trailer Park: “No Strings Attached,” “The Way Back,” “The Housemaid, “Applause”

Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 21, 2011

In the midst of awards season, you would think that the movies coming out now would be palate cleansers—lightweight feel-good movies that aren’t necessarily vying for recognition. But some of this week’s movies, the foreign ones in particular, are totally killing it. So get thee to an indie theater and shake off some of that… More »


Do You Harbor A Secret Fantasy Of Becoming An Escort?

Jessica Wakeman / January 21, 2011

Call girls: they’re talented writers! First there was Dr. Brooke Magnanti, whose identity only became known after her blog, Diary of a London Call Girl, became wildly famous and spawned a book and TV series. Now there’s an anonymous East Coast-based woman going by the nom de plume “Charlotte Shane.”

“Charlotte Shane” pe… More »


Cutesy Pink Infographic Patronizes Women In Tech (Yet Again)

Jessica Wakeman / January 21, 2011

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“Infographics” are the big buzzwords on blogs. They’re funny! They’re brightly colored! They go viral! Even when they go viral for the wrong reasons ’cause they’re sexist and offensive! Yesterday, an infographic called “Which Female Tech Influencer Are You?” from something called WPromote hit the web. Following the… More »


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