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Today’s Lady News: UVM Frat Closed Indefinitely, Plus Controversy At The Good Men Project

The national body of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity has decided to close their UVM chapter indefinitely following that “Who would you rape?” survey scandal. [Burlington Free Press]
Has…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 19, 2011 - 5:20 pm

Bill Introduced To Ban Abortions Based On Sex & Race

Abortion rights are being screwed with yet again! The Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act seeks to criminalize abortions based on the race or the sex of…

Jessica Wakeman | December 10, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Bro-Tastic GoDaddy Commercial Might Actually Air During Super Bowl This Year

For the first time in eight years, the network hosting the Super Bowl has actually accepted the preliminary script for GoDaddy.com’s bro-tastic commercial pitches. Six racy “Internet only” commercials later —…

Stefanie Blejec | December 9, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Date Rape PSA By PA’s Liquor Control Board Accused Of Victim-Blaming

Pennsylvania’s Liquor Control Board is under fire for a new PSA campaign called Control Tonight, which critics say puts the onus on women for “not getting raped” while drunk and…

Jessica Wakeman | December 8, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Paulina Porizkova Says Models Thought Sexual Harassment Was “Compliments”

“What people called sexual harassment, we called compliments. When a 16-year-old girl is flattered by a man pulling out his penis, that’s noteworthy.”
This quote from the model Paulina

Jessica Wakeman | December 8, 2011 - 10:20 am

Vintage Ad: Blow In Her Face And She’ll Follow You Anywhere

Really guys, this is all it used to take — blow some smoke in a girl’s face and she’d drop her panties for you like that. Really, the ’60s were…

Julie Gerstein | December 3, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Dubious Study Finds That Women React Aggressively Toward “Sexy” Peers

Ugh. The very last thing we (i.e. women) need is a “study” claiming to observe women’s snarky reactions to another woman dressed sexily. The lead author of the study begins…

Rachel Krause | November 29, 2011 - 3:20 pm

What Ad Agencies Created When Asked To “Rebrand Girls”

It’s a sad but true fact that in some parts of the world, especially China, baby boys are favored over baby girls. In fact, boys are so strongly favored in…

Jessica Wakeman | November 29, 2011 - 9:00 am

Gadgets For Women: Technologically-Forward Gifts, Socially-Backwards Ethos

Is it possible for something to feel futuristic yet anti-feminist at the same time? Check out the Wired Store’s new holiday wish list online and you be the judge. At the…

Doree Lewak | November 28, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Michele Bachmann Demands Apology For “Lyin’ Ass Bitch” Incident On Jimmy Fallon

On Monday night, Michele Bachmann visited Jimmy Fallon’s late night talk show and his house band, The Roots, played a little music like they always do. But then it became…

Jessica Wakeman | November 23, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Morning Quickies: The Roots Welcomed Michele Bachmann With Song “Lyin’ Ass Bitch”

When Michele Bachmann visited Jimmy Fallon’s show on Monday night, the house band The Roots started playing a 1985 song by Fishbone called “Lyin’ Ass Bitch,” which blogger Maura…

Jessica Wakeman | November 23, 2011 - 10:40 am

Rep. Michele Bachmann Poured Water For All The Guys At The Debate

Rep. Michele Bachmann is the only female candidate gunning for the Republican nomination. So you know I’ve got something to say about her taking on what the New York Observer

Jessica Wakeman | November 21, 2011 - 3:20 pm
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