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Today’s Lady News: GA Lawmaker Compares Women To Cows & Pigs

A Republican state representative compared women to livestock earlier this week, while he spoke in favor of criminalizing abortion after 20 weeks. Speaking to the restriction on abortion even when…

Jessica Wakeman | March 9, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Hitched: I Love My Dad, But I Don’t Want Him To Give Me Away

I think I just got away with telling my dad he won’t be giving me away at my wedding — and the world didn’t fall apart.

I’d been…

Andrea Grimes | March 7, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Hot Links: These Pants Think Laundry Is Women’s Work

Even the tag on a pair of pants can be sexist these days! [NYMag.com]
I don’t know about you, but smooth-chested men are not my thing. Gimme some…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 6, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Cosmo‘s Very First TV Ad Was Kind Of Sexist

What can we say about Cosmopolitan today that wasn’t true about Cosmopolitan in the past? According to the very first commercial that promoted the magazine brand in the UK, not much.

The…

Styleite | March 4, 2012 - 3:30 pm

Advertisers Drop Rush Limbaugh After He Calls Woman “Slut” On Air

UPDATE, 3/3/12 at 6:30p.m: Rush Limbaugh issued an apology on his web site today to Sandra Fluke, a young woman he referred to earlier this week as a “slut” and…

Jessica Wakeman | March 3, 2012 - 6:30 pm

Rush Limbaugh On Danica Patrick: “What Do You Expect Of A Woman Driver?”

I don’t know why anyone is asking NASCAR driver Danica Patrick about her opinion on the Obama administration’s contraception rules, but oh well, that’s besides the point. She  supports it.

Jessica Wakeman | February 29, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Sports Reporter Calls Danica Patrick A “Bitch”

This clip is all kinds of ew. Via the Women’s Media Center on February 20th, the Fox 5 San Diego sports reporter Ross Shimabuku called race car driver Danica Patrick…

Jessica Wakeman | February 24, 2012 - 3:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Oscar Voters Are Mostly White & Male

The 5,765 Oscar voters are an overwhelmingly white and dudely bunch: almost 94 percent Caucasian and almost 77 percent male, according to a Los Angeles Times study. The median…

Jessica Wakeman | February 20, 2012 - 6:00 pm

Former Marine To Fox News: Sexual Assault Should Not Be Part Of My Job

Violent sexual assaults in the military have increased by 64 percent since 2006, according to a recent Pentagon report. Let me repeat that number: 64 percent.

But few…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | February 17, 2012 - 12:40 pm

This Is The Sausagefest Currently Testifying About Women’s Access To Affordable Birth Control

Here’s a picture of the witness table at the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, which is discussing access to contraception and comprehensive healthcare. Let’s play a quick game of…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | February 16, 2012 - 12:50 pm

Women On Afghan TV Told To Wear “Less Makeup, More Veil”

Your daily reminder that as screwed up as our government’s attempts to control women’s bodies is sometimes, it could be worse: female TV presenters in Afghanistan have been warned by…

Jessica Wakeman | February 16, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Hitched: The Reluctant Groom

“Grooms get in free!”

That’s the generous offer from Austin Monthly, my local glossy society rag, for its “Couture, Cakes and Cufflinks,” uh, “Bridal Bash.” There’s nothing particularly unusual about…

Andrea Grimes | February 15, 2012 - 12:00 pm
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