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Florida Mayoral Candidate Rose Ferlita Unelectable Because She’s “Unmarried”

WTF, Florida?!?! Residents of Tampa received a mailer about mayoral candidate Rose Ferlita warning them that this deranged harpy is “Unmarried. Unsure. Unelectable.” What kind of freak wouldn’t be married?

Jessica Wakeman | March 16, 2011 - 10:40 am

How USC Frat Boys Are Silently Judging You (And Plotting To Rape You)

The barfy things that frat boys do know no bounds. Fellow ladyblog Jezebel obtained an email yesterday which was allegedly written by a brother in USC’s Kappa Sigma fraternity instructing…

Jessica Wakeman | March 9, 2011 - 5:40 pm

NYT Gang Rape Article Mentions Victim, Age 11, Wore Makeup And “Dressed Older”

UPDATE: A spokeswoman for The New York Times defended the article to Yahoo.com’s Cutline blog yesterday and the paper also published a critical letter to the editor online.

A…

Jessica Wakeman | March 9, 2011 - 2:40 pm

Decorate With A Woman’s Severed Head!

Straight from the Kanye West book of severed heads in home decorating, here’s a vintage ad for a “stuffed” woman’s head to mount on your wall. (Click here to see…

Jessica Wakeman | March 8, 2011 - 2:40 pm

Little Girls Debut Music Video Criticizing Lil Wayne’s Sexist Lyrics

Kick ass! A nine-year-old and a 10-year-old who call themselves Watoto From The Nile wrote and performed a hip-hop song about rapper Lil Wayne’s derogatory and sexist lyrics.

Jessica Wakeman | March 2, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Scholarship For White Men Only Offered In Texas

A group is offering a scholarship to white men only, according to conservative news web site The Daily Caller. Any male Texas resident who is at least 25 percent Caucasian…

Jessica Wakeman | March 1, 2011 - 5:20 pm

What’s A “Stay-At-Home Girlfriend”?

Linkbait — (noun), an article written online for the sole purpose of trying to draw traffic.

You’ve heard of stay-at-home-moms — now it’s time to meet a “stay-at-home-girlfriend.” Writing…

Jessica Wakeman | February 22, 2011 - 4:20 pm

Radio Station Contest Gives Away Mail Order Bride As Prize

Wash your eyes after reading this post: A New Zealand radio station is on blast from human rights groups, the international community, and the entire Ukraine for announcing a “Win…

Jessica Wakeman | February 21, 2011 - 5:20 pm

House Of Representatives Votes To De-fund Planned Parenthood

FUDGE. The House of Representatives voted 240-185 to block federal aid from Planned Parenthood.

According to The Washington Post, the pols are taking particular aim at funding through…

Jessica Wakeman | February 18, 2011 - 5:20 pm

Vinny Swears “Jersey Shore” Isn’t Sexist

“We have our catchphrases about girls [‘grenade,’ etc.] but the four girls on the show are as wild as the guys. It’s not just one way. It’s not biased or…

Jessica Wakeman | February 17, 2011 - 12:40 pm

Poll Asks If Lara Logan Is To Blame For Her Sexual Assault In Egypt

A poll on ApprovalPolls.com asks if CBS reporter Lara Logan, who was beaten and sexually assaulted on February 11 while reporting from Tahrir Square in Egypt, is to blame for…

Jessica Wakeman | February 16, 2011 - 5:20 pm

British Man Sues Female Coworker for Sexual Harassment

Apparently one Brit didn’t want to snog an overaggressive coworker — and now he’s suing. Meanwhile this spat across the pond is changing our views on sexual harassment.

When…

MyDaily | February 8, 2011 - 7:40 pm

Swedish Taxi Boss Emailed Staff Pix Of Secretaries In G-Strings For Christmas

Most inappropriate Christmas card ever: the boss of a Swedish taxi company emailed holiday greetings to his staff featuring pictures of the company’s secretaries’ bottoms as they bent over in…

Jessica Wakeman | February 8, 2011 - 3:40 pm

Magazine Byline Breakdown Shows The Ratio Favors Men

Men outnumbered women two-to-one in the nation’s news, culture and literary magazines in 2010 — and in some cases the discrepancy was much, much worse. VIDA, an organization for women in…

Jessica Wakeman | February 4, 2011 - 4:20 pm

Rosamund Pike Is Not “A Flirty Piece Of Ass”

“I auditioned for a job recently, and didn’t get it. Word came back that they were looking for ‘a flirty piece of ass.’ Now, I do not want, and have…

Jessica Wakeman | February 4, 2011 - 12:40 pm

Catherine Hardwicke Was Told She Couldn’t Direct “The Fighter” Because She’s A Woman

“I couldn’t get an interview even though my last movie made $400 million. I was told it had to be directed by a man — am I crazy? []The Fighter’]…

Jessica Wakeman | February 1, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Why Are Politicians Attempting To Redefine Rape?

The “No Taxpayer Funding For Abortion Act” redefines “real” rape as only that which is “forcible” and has been co-sponsored by 173 mostly Republican legislators and was called a “top…

Jessica Wakeman | January 31, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Quickies: Sarah Palin Is “Great Masturbation Material” For Tracy Morgan

Tracy Morgan called Sarah Palin “great masturbation material” — a sexist assessment of the telegenic but dimwitted ex-governor, but nevertheless one that holds a grain of truth. So, if…

Jessica Wakeman | January 28, 2011 - 8:00 pm

Poll: How Do You Respond To Cat-Calling?

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Ami Angelowicz | January 27, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: ESPN Dude Fired For Calling Colleague “Sweet Baby” To Sue

Ron Franklin, the ESPN announcer who was fired for calling his female co-worker, Jeannine Edwards, “sweet baby” and an “a**hole,” is suing his former employer. He has a right…

Jessica Wakeman | January 24, 2011 - 7:40 pm
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