Posts tagged "lady news"

Missouri Governor Vetoes 72-Hour Waiting Period For Abortion

Democratic Governor Jay Nixon of Missouri vetoed legislation requiring a woman to wait 72 hours before terminating a pregnancy. Such bills are meant to curb access to abortion, because…

Jessica Wakeman | July 2, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Female Dentist’s Assistant Fired For Being Too Hot

After a female dental assistant was fired from her job because her male boss was worried that he would have an affair with her, the all-male Iowa Supreme Court

Daley Quinn | July 12, 2013 - 6:30 pm

Megyn Kelly Opens A Can Of Whoop-Ass On Judgy-Wudgy Fox News Guest

Watch Fox News’ Megyn Kelly decimate her pompous blowhard guest, who is judgmentally arguing that stay-at-home-moms are “better” for all kids. Erick Erickson is the editor of a conservative…

Jessica Wakeman | May 31, 2013 - 6:30 pm

Minnesota’s Rep. Peggy Scott Says “My Heart Breaks” Over Marriage Equality Win

Minnesota’s state House has advanced a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage … []
… which has one Minnesota Republican named Rep. Peggy Scott very upset. “My heart…

Jessica Wakeman | May 10, 2013 - 5:40 pm

UPDATE: Today’s Lady News: BareMinerals Has Men Carry Creepy “You Look Beautiful Sweaty” Signs At Marathon

[UPDATE, May 2: BareMinerals has apologized for the signs, saying they did not “translate” well, and adding “Please rest assured that these signs will not be used going forward…

Jessica Wakeman | May 1, 2013 - 5:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Reader Submission Edition!

Jessica is off today, which means Today’s Lady News will be a reader submission edition! Submit your own links to news articles and blog posts about women, girls, trans-identified people, gender roles,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 19, 2013 - 5:40 pm

Mattel Says “No” To Harlem Mother’s Petition For A Black Barbie Party Supply Line

If I could go back in time and stop little five-year-old Sarah from supporting Mattel, I would.  The company told mother Karen Braithwaite — who had appealed to the company to…

Sarah Gray | April 10, 2013 - 6:20 pm

6 Things To Know About The UN’s Commission On The Status Of Women

March is Women’s History Month, and this Friday is International Women’s Day. (And March is  my birth month — so many reasons to celebrate!) Fitting then that this week  kicked off…

Sarah Gray | March 7, 2013 - 10:20 am

A Pill You Only Take When You Know You’re Getting Laid?

While there are many positive side effects from taking a once-daily birth control pill — no more heavy periods, no more acne, less intense menstrual cramps — the main purpose, as the name…

Sarah Gray | March 6, 2013 - 9:40 am

Good News: The Senate Passed The Violence Against Women Act (Again)

The Senate passed the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act by a wide majority of 78-22 yet again.  The measure first  passed in 1994 was up for reauthorization…

Sarah Gray | February 12, 2013 - 5:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: With “Bang With Friends,” The Virtual World Tries To Create Actual Hookups

Want to see if there’s mutual lust between you and your Facebook friends?  There’s an app for that: Bang With Friends. Slate wants to know if an app created…

Sarah Gray | January 30, 2013 - 5:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Reader Submission Edition!

Hey there! Jessica is out sick today with the flu so Today’s Lady News will be a reader submission edition! Submit your own links to news articles and blog posts…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 21, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Coney Island Hot Dog Eating Contest Establishes Women’s Table

On July 4, the world’s finest female competitive eaters will declare their independence.

For the first time ever, top-ranking female hot dog eaters will have the table to…

Huffington Post Weird News | July 3, 2011 - 3:30 pm

Mommyrexia: When Moms Fight To Stay Thin While Pregnant

Ahh, new parenthood. Full of excitement, late nights, priceless memories, and small joys. But for some women, motherhood comes with a hefty price — MOMMYREXIA. An article in today’s New

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 14, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Toronto Cop Says Don’t Dress Like A “Slut”

A cop speaking at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto suggested a woman could prevent sexual assault by not dressing like a “slut.” Also, men could prevent sexual assault by…

Jessica Wakeman | February 17, 2011 - 7:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: The Regrets Of A Stay-At-Home Mom

These are the regrets of a stay-at-home mom who “opted out” of the workforce, got divorced, and is now broke. For anyone who would eventually like to stay at…

Jessica Wakeman | January 6, 2011 - 7:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Colorado Gets Its First Lesbian Supreme Court Judge

Meet Monica Marquez, 41, the first lesbian and Latina Supreme Court justice in Colorado. Monica and her dad, a retired senior judge who was the state’s first Latino to serve…

Jessica Wakeman | December 15, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Columnist Says Ines Sainz Provoked Harassment By “Selling” Her Hot Bod

In a column titled “Giving Off The Wrong Signals,” New York Post writer Andrea Peyser blames sports reporter Ines Sainz for being sexually harassed by the New York Jets,…

Jessica Wakeman | September 14, 2010 - 8:15 pm