Massachusetts Just Took A Big Step Toward Closing The Gender Wage Gap

Employers can add to the wage gap without even realizing it, which is why this new law is so important.

Lauren Holter | August 3, 2016 - 11:07 am

Massachusetts Judge Rules It’s Legal To Take Photos Up Women’s Skirts

Good news, creeps and perverts: yesterday, a judge in Massachusetts ruled that it is legal to photograph or film underneath a woman’s skirt. The judge ruled that women don’t…

Jessica Wakeman | March 5, 2014 - 5:30 pm

6 Things To Know About The Supreme Court’s Abortion Clinic Buffer Zone Case

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court is set to begin hearing arguments on the subject of abortion. But it’s not reproductive rights, per se, that the Court will be hearing about:…

Jessica Wakeman | January 13, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Massachusetts Considers Easing Parental Consent Rules On Abortion

The Massachusetts Legislature’s Public Health Committee is considering a new bill to ease parental consent rules for abortion. According to Planned Parenthood League Of Massachusetts, young women in Massachusetts under…

Mary Odell | June 7, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Inmate Granted Right To Have Sex Reassignment Surgery

Twelve years ago, Massachusetts inmate Robert Kosilek sued the state for the right to a sex change. Convicted of murdering his wife in 1990, Kosilek is serving a life sentence,…

Julie Gerstein | September 5, 2012 - 11:20 am

Woman Won’t Leave The House Because She’s Afraid Of Gays

It’s a scary world out there! Hot coffee can be spilled. Butt sweat simmers on the bus seat. Sometimes there is old, lint-covered gum on the wall of a Gap…

Jessica Wakeman | September 15, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Teen Sex Ed Web Site Needs To Stop! Why? Because It Talks To Teens About Sex

Stop the presses, people! Teenagers are on the Internet … reading about sex … and how to do it safely. SCANDAL, right? It is in Massachusetts. is a race-,…

Jessica Wakeman | April 26, 2011 - 4:20 pm

Slain Mother’s Baby Found Alive

On Monday, eight-months-pregnant Darlene Haynes of Massachusetts was found dead in her bedroom, her unborn baby cut from her womb. Amazingly, this tragic murder has a silver lining: Darlene’s baby…

Daniela Guernica | July 30, 2009 - 2:40 pm

MA Teen Pregnancy Pact: The Conclusion

In June, there was a controversy in the news about a high school in Massachusetts with 17 pregnant students — four times as many as the school usually has. When…

Catherine Strawn | August 13, 2008 - 12:45 pm

Pantyhose Is Driving Massachusetts Town Mad

Someone in Milford, MA, has a lot of time on their hands and the desire to annoy everyone in town. This person is leaving dozens of pairs of pantyhose, almost…

Catherine Strawn | July 23, 2008 - 3:30 pm

Wednesday Quickies!

Following in California’s footsteps, the Massachusetts state senate voted to repeal a 1913 law that prevents the state from marrying out-of-state couples if their marriages would not be legal in…

Annika Harris | July 16, 2008 - 7:00 pm

No Porn For Troops

You can serve the entire country in the military, but the military won’t let you serve yourself. Did you know that our troops in Iraq aren’t allowed porn? (If only…

Simcha | June 27, 2008 - 4:30 pm
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