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Today’s Lady News: Mitt Romney Spokesman Furiously Deleting Sexist Tweets

A new spokesman hired by Mitt Romney has furiously deleted tweets in which he made sexist comments about Callista Gingrich, Hillary Clinton and First Lady Michelle Obama. Richard Grenell…

Jessica Wakeman | April 23, 2012 - 5:40 pm

“She-Hulk” Lives: 24-Year-Old Boston Woman Catches Subway Perv

Just call her She-Hulk: a 24-year-old redhead went Marvel Comics on a subway perv who exposed himself to her while riding the Boston T. The anonymous woman said she was…

Jessica Wakeman | April 23, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: “Female Logic” The Actual Name Of A Game Show

“Female Logic” is the actual name of a game show in the country of Georgia, which borders Europe and Russia. The show is being targeted by human rights activists…

Jessica Wakeman | April 19, 2012 - 5:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Focus On Amanda Bynes’ DUI Arrest Is Sexist

A “friend” of Amanda Bynes (um, probably her publicist) tells gossip blog Radar Online that party-hardy comparisons to Lindsay Lohan after Amanda’s recent DUI arrest are “sexist.” The friend…

Jessica Wakeman | April 18, 2012 - 5:20 pm

The Soapbox: Why “Creep Shaming” Is Total BS

On Thursday night, I had what seemed like a pretty good first date. By Friday lunchtime, any chance of a romance between that guy and I had fallen spectacularly to…

Jessica Wakeman | April 11, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Lena Dunham Addresses “Labia Saturation Point”

“I think Sarah Silverman had a quote where she was like, ‘Sometimes with an old guy with misogyny you’re just like, “You cute old guy. You misogynist.” I almost feel…

Jessica Wakeman | April 9, 2012 - 1:20 pm

A Sentiment We Can Stand Behind

A friend of mine posted this on her Facebook wall this morning. I’m not sure if she was the one who snapped it, or if she grabbed if off of…

Julie Gerstein | April 5, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Whitney Cummings Responds To Sexist “Two And A Half Men” Jerkwad

“You came out of one. You probably spend lot of your time trying to get into one. This is kind of a mixed message. Had I known vaginas were so…

Jessica Wakeman | April 3, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Remixed Toy Ads Tell The Truth About Gendered Marketing

It’s common knowledge that toys are marketed to boys and girls in hugely different–and often troubling–ways. Media literacy advocate and video artist Jonathan McIntosh has come up with a super…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 2, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Open Letter To The Man Who Propositioned Me For Sex On The Subway

Dear Man Who Propositioned Me For Sex On The Subway,

Why is it that after I respectfully responded “no, thanks” to your subway sex proposition, you found it…

Tiffanie Drayton | March 28, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Hillary Clinton Tells Religious Extremists To STFU About Women

“Why extremists always focus on women remains a mystery to me, but they all seem to. It doesn’t matter what country they’re in or what religion they claim, they all…

Jessica Wakeman | March 13, 2012 - 11:20 am

Chess Tournament Thoughtfully Bans Cleavage So Women Won’t Invite Rude Comments

An IM Conversation at Frisky HQ:

Jessica: Oh, Lord, a chess tournament has banned cleavage.

Amelia:  I love chess.

Jessica:  But do you…

Jessica Wakeman | March 12, 2012 - 3:20 pm
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