Posts tagged "michigan"

Watch: Farmer Uncovers 11,000 Year Old Wooly Mammoth Bones In A Field

Michigan farmer James Bristle and his buddy were digging in his southern Michigan soybean field when they thought they unearthed a bent fence post caked with mud. The fence instead…

Katrin Higher | October 4, 2015 - 11:00 am

Michigan Will Allow Religious Adoption Agencies To Reject Gay Parents

Also, researchers grew a boob in a lab!

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 12, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Watch The Lowell, Michigan, Police Get Into The Holiday Spirit

Hooray, more holiday cheer! A set of boobs other than Sara X’s has been getting into the Christmas spirit: The Lowell, Michigan Police Department. I KID. They seem very nice…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 10, 2014 - 3:00 pm

8 Pressing Questions I Have About Michigan’s Annual Mud Day

Yesterday, the 26th annual Mud Day took place in Westland, Michigan. In case you missed it, Mud Day consists of children ages 12 and under getting down in a 75-by-100-foot mud…

Mary Odell | July 10, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Court Rules In Favor Of Anti-Gay Teen Kicked Out Of Class By Teacher

In 2010, high school teacher Johnson McDowell wore a purple shirt to school in solidarity with bullied LGBT youth, and screened a video about someone that had committed suicide after…

Mary Odell | June 23, 2013 - 5:00 pm

High School Bans Pregnant Teens From Showing Bellies In The Yearbook

A school district in Michigan has banned two pregnant teen girls from showing their bellies in the high school yearbook, claiming it goes against the school district’s abstinence-only sex ed…

Jessica Wakeman | May 18, 2013 - 11:00 am

Michigan Republican Says Being Gay “Leads To Early Death”

Michigan Republican National Committee member Dave Agema didn’t get the memo.  Support for LGBT equality is at an all time high, poll numbers show that gay marriage is widely accepted…

Sarah Gray | March 31, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Michigan Republicans Think Women Should Be Forced To Have Invasive, Medically Unnecessary Transvaginal Ultrasounds Before An Abortion

Women would be forced to have invasive, medically unnecessary transvaginal ultrasounds two hours before having an abortion if Republicans in Michigan get their way. A male Republican in Michigan’s state…

Jessica Wakeman | February 7, 2013 - 1:40 pm

A Dramatic Reading Of #VaginaMovieLines

Vagina was big on Twitter last night, following the news that two Michigan state representatives (Barb Byrum and Lisa Brown) were barred from speaking on the floor of the State house

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 15, 2012 - 1:00 pm

An Open Letter To The Michigan State Representatives Who Think The Word “Vagina” Is Offensive

Dear Sirs,

Vagina you. No, seriously, VAGINA. YOU. You’re so scared of the vagina word that you barred Rep. Lisa Brown from speaking after she used it when addressing…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 15, 2012 - 9:40 am

Michigan Bill Would Require Doctors Offer “Keepsake Ultrasounds” To Women Seeking Abortions

There’s a now famous spoof from The Onion News Network about a fake Arkansas law that would require women to pick a baby name and paint her nursery pink or…

Jessica Wakeman | April 26, 2011 - 1:40 pm

Attorney General Fired After Harassing Gay Student

Well, it’s about time: Assistant Attorney General Andrew Shirvelll, who admitted to harassing the openly gay student president of the Michigan Student Assembly, was fired this past week. His boss,…

Julie Gerstein | November 10, 2010 - 4:40 pm

Judges In Michigan Can Force Muslim Women To Remove Their Veils

In a controversial move, the Michigan Supreme Court has ruled that judges can force Muslim women to take off their headscarves in court. The law says they can exercise “reasonable…

Nikki Dowling | August 26, 2009 - 3:50 pm

Monday Quickies!

Just ask for it. The female version of the “happy ending” massage is no longer taboo. [Tango]
A 10-year-old Yemeni bride has successfully divorced her husband. [Los Angeles Times]

Annika Harris | July 14, 2008 - 9:00 pm

Martha Stewart Must Stay On This Side Of The Pond

Despite being, well, Martha Stewart, Martha Stewart has been denied a visa by British authorities because of her criminal convictions. “Martha loves England and hopes this can be resolved and…

Catherine Strawn | June 20, 2008 - 3:00 pm

Girl Scouts Wear Badges For A Reason

Mmmm, Girl Scout Cookies. The things I’ve done to a box of those bad boys are too embarrassing to type. But it turns out I have more that one reason…

Simcha | April 17, 2008 - 6:00 pm

Bartering With Sex

Sex is all about give and take. A study at the University of Michigan School of Public Health found that even though 475 U of M undergrads didn’t need to…

Catherine Strawn | April 11, 2008 - 5:00 pm