Posts tagged "arizona"

Arizona Gets Strict On “Revenge Porn”

This week, Arizona’s Republican Governor Jan Brewer signed a law cracking down on so-called “revenge porn,” classifying it as a sex offense. “Revenge porn” consists of sexual photos or videos…

Jessica Wakeman | May 3, 2014 - 10:00 am

Homeless Mom Shanesha Taylor Charged With Child Abuse After Leaving Two Kids In Car During A Job Interview

Earlier this month, police arrested a mother in Scottsdale, Arizona, for leaving her two young children in the car while she went to a job interview.

On March…

Jessica Wakeman | March 31, 2014 - 3:30 pm

11 Strange But Totally Expected Things You’ll Hear When You Visit A Vortex

This weekend, I visited the vortexes (actual plural is vortices, but I didn’t want to confuse you) in Sedona, Arizona. More on the actual trip to come, but for now,…

Ami Angelowicz | December 26, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Krokodil, Flesh-Eating Drug, Reported In Arizona

A homemade drug that causes severe damage to the flesh of those who use it has reportedly shown up in the U.S.
Previously reported in Russia, Krokodil, a disfiguring and…

Huffington Post Weird News | September 27, 2013 - 1:50 pm

Court Block’s Arizona’s Ban On Abortions After 20 Weeks

Yesterday, a federal appeals court blocked Arizona from enforcing its ban on abortions after 20 weeks except in order to save the life of the mother or to avert…

Jessica Wakeman | August 2, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Arizona Bans Abortions After 20 Weeks

Arizona’s Governor Jan Brewer signed a law yesterday which bans abortions after 20 weeks (rare to begin with), except in cases which risk of death or serious injury. The…

Jessica Wakeman | April 13, 2012 - 5:40 pm

The Real March Madness Final: Arizona Vs. Rush Limbaugh

Funny thing about March Madness — it’s now April! But we’ve made it to our final two, bat shit nuts competitors. And it’s a political crazy-off as the lady-loathing state…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 10, 2012 - 2:20 pm

A Dramatic Wild Horse Rescue

Are you a horse girl? I’m a horse girl. And in another life, I would do what photographer Becky Standridge does. She spends her days in Arizona’s Tonto National Forest,…

Julie Gerstein | April 9, 2012 - 4:40 pm

The Real March Madness (The Final Four): Lady-Hating Arizona Vs. The Creepy Pregnant Fleshlight

It’s come down to this. The Final Four. (There’s still time to vote for either Rush Limbaugh or the Pee Drinker, by the way!) And what an interesting matchup this…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 4, 2012 - 4:20 pm

The Real March Madness, Round Two: Arizona Vs. Courtney Robertson

After Round One of our Real March Madness competition, Courtney Robertson’s man-ipulating ways stole Phaedra Parks’ relatively harmless thunder. Meanwhile, Arizona’s desire to allow doctors to lie to pregnant women…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 30, 2012 - 4:40 pm

The Real March Madness: Lady-Hating Laws In Arizona Vs. Virginia

We have nothing personally against the states of Arizona and Virginia, two fine locations in the lower 48. Arizona is home to the Grand Canyon, and our own Ami Angelowicz…

Jessica Wakeman | March 21, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: You’d Have To Prove You Use Birth Control For “Health Reasons” Under Proposed AZ Law

Arizona’s State Senate Judiciary Committee advanced a bill yesterday that would give your boss the right to make you prove that your prescription birth control is being used for…

Jessica Wakeman | March 14, 2012 - 5:50 pm

Arizona Bill Would Expose Airbrushed Ads

If you’re going to airbrush a woman in an ad, you must include a disclaimer exposing the wrinkle-hiding, curve-thinning lie—at least if an Arizona lawmaker gets her way. The proposed…

Newser | February 17, 2012 - 2:10 pm

Cheerleaders Spanked Over “Save Your Bumps” Breast Cancer Tees

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which means every day brings us 16 different stories of pink boobie paraphernalia banned from schools. Gilbert High School in Gilbert, Arizona is the…

Jessica Wakeman | October 18, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Planned Parenthood Ends Abortion At 3 Arizona Clinics

Planned Parenthood will no longer provide medical abortions (i.e. the abortion pill) at clinics in Prescott Valley, Flagstaff, and Yuma due to new state laws that restrict the practice.

Jessica Wakeman | August 19, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Is Sarah Palin Moving To Arizona?

Gird your loins, Arizona: Sarah Palin might be moving in! The Atlantic Wire reports the former governor of Alaska allegedly bought an 8,000-square foot, $1.6 million home in a secluded…

Jessica Wakeman | May 23, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Sarah Palin Lashes Out At Media After Gabrielle Giffords Shooting In Tucson

Sarah Palin has lashed out at critics who say her at-times violence-tinged political rhetoric influenced Jared Lee Loughner, the man who shot 14 people this weekend in Tuscon,

Jessica Wakeman | January 12, 2011 - 2:45 pm

Today’s Lady News: Remembering Christina Green, 9, Victim Of Tucson Shooting

A remembrance of Tucson, Arizona shooting victim, nine-year-old Christina Green, who had recently won a seat on her student council and just wanted to meet her local politician, Gabrielle…

Jessica Wakeman | January 11, 2011 - 7:30 pm