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Is Lauren Astley, 18, Teen Dating Violence’s Latest Victim?

Just weeks ago, 18-year-old Lauren Astley of Framingham, Massachusetts, graduated from Wayland High School. On Sunday night, she was reported missing after she didn’t return home from her job at…

Jessica Wakeman | July 7, 2011 - 4:20 pm

Fox News Commenter Makes Crack About Palin And Bachmann “Jell-O Wrestling”

Hells bells. The campaign season has barely started and already sexist comments are being made about the women running for office. Fox News commenter Cal Thomas has made…

Jessica Wakeman | July 6, 2011 - 6:20 pm

Michele Bachmann And Sarah Palin Won’t Have A “Mud Wrestling Fight”

“They want to see two girls come together and have a mud-wrestling fight, and I’m not going to give it to them. I’ve got a lot of great respect and…

Jessica Wakeman | July 5, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Saudi Woman Challenges Her Dad Over Male Guardianship Law

Imagine that you could not travel or go to school without your dad’s permission. You need him, your brother, or a male driver to take you anywhere you want to…

Jessica Wakeman | July 5, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Woman Claims She Was “Driven Out” Of Harrod’s Job For Not Wearing Makeup

A 24-year-old sales clerk at Harrod’s resigned two weeks ago because she claims the famous London department store was trying to force her to wear makeup. Melanie Stark has been…

Jessica Wakeman | July 5, 2011 - 3:40 pm

The Dos And Don’ts Of Working As A Woman In The Music Industry

This article originally appeared at Thought Catalog. You should follow Thought Catalog on Twitter here.

Ladies: if for some nutty reason, you decide you want to be challenged,…

Katy Maravala | July 5, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Italian Company Fires All Women “So They Can Stay Home” With Kids

When an Italian company Ma-Vib faced budget problems, it fired all 13 of its female employees and justified it claiming the women could stay home with their kids now:…

Jessica Wakeman | July 1, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Michele Bachmann: What Sexist BS Can She Expect While Running For President?

Rep. Michele Bachmann formally announced on Monday she is seeking the Republican nomination for President. The feminist within me says, “Yay, someone with a vagina running for president!” Followed by…

Jessica Wakeman | June 29, 2011 - 5:20 pm

New Anti-Abortion Movie “Gates Of Hell” Glorifies Killing Abortion Doctors

One of the more cuckoo claims of anti-abortion extremists is that abortion is all about “black genocide.” You know, Americans want abortion legal mostly so we can cut…

Jessica Wakeman | June 23, 2011 - 5:20 pm

What Walmart’s Gender Discrimination Lawsuit Victory Will Mean For Women

Over a million women cannot sue Walmart as a class in a class-action lawsuit for sexual discrimination, the Supreme Court ruled today. The the womens’ class-action lawsuit, the largest in…

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

Today’s Lady News: Saudi Women Flout The Driving Ban

Today is the day Saudi Arabian women are holding a mass protest by breaking the law and driving. Our thoughts are with them! [Christian Science Monitor, The Daily Beast]…

Jessica Wakeman | June 17, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Girl Talk: How My Parents Made Me A Feminist

A few weeks ago, on a first date, a guy told me about how watching his mother — a strong, intelligent woman who held the family together — made him…

Jessica Wakeman | June 17, 2011 - 1:00 pm
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