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Women Lie About Rape, Says Spanish Politician

The mayor of Valladolid, Spain, told a radio show he’s afraid of getting into an elevator alone with a “girl” (yes, he called adult women “girls”) because she could…

Jessica Wakeman | August 27, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Club Distributed T-Shirts Of Man Shoving “Problem” Woman

The Oberbayern nightclub on the Spanish island of Marjora distributed T-shirts over the summer that showed a man shoving a “problem” woman. In one panel, a man…

Jessica Wakeman | August 12, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Spain Is Close To Banning Abortion

Spain is close to banning all abortions, except in the case of rape or severe risk to the mother’s health. [NPR]
A federal judge ruled that Kentucky must…

Jessica Wakeman | February 27, 2014 - 6:30 pm

5 Things You Should Know About The Twitter Hotel

The Sol Wave House Hotel in Majorca, Spain, claims to be the first-ever Twitter-themed hotel. First of all, that statement implies that there will be more Twitter-themed hotels to come,…

Mary Odell | August 2, 2013 - 4:30 pm

No, Michelle Obama Topless On A Magazine Cover Is Not “Artsy”

Plenty of absurd things are “artsy,” like crafting Jesus on the cross out of elephant feces or giving birth inside an art gallery as a live action installation. But a…

Jessica Wakeman | August 27, 2012 - 4:20 pm

That’s A Lot Of Look: Spain’s Olympic Uniform

Apparently Spain didn’t have the money to provide new uniforms for its Olympians this year because the country is on the brink of bankruptcy (hey, who hasn’t been there lately,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 29, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Spain’s Prostitutes Go On Strike, Refuse To Service Bankers

There’s a country-wide strike going on in Spain right now, against the government’s austerity cuts. And one surprising group that’s participating: the country’s prostitutes, who say they won’t have sex…

Julie Gerstein | March 30, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Paris The Golden Heiress On Spain’s “Vanity Fair”

To quote Julie, “Who cares about Paris Hilton anymore?”

To quote Ami, “Is her head going to fall off if she takes that necklace off?” (Apparently that’s a…

Jessica Wakeman | December 22, 2011 - 10:40 am

Spanish Town Opts To Stay Smurf Blue

The small Spanish town of Juzcar has opted to keep itself Smurf blue, because it’s brought in more tourists, and tourist dollars, since the town was painted the color last…

Julie Gerstein | December 20, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Spanish Youth To Be Sorely Disappointed By Actual, Not-So-Orgasmic Voting

Democracy: important, but not very sexy. Enter this commercial for voting by the Spanish political party Young Socialists of Catalunya which assures citizens, “Voting is a pleasure!”

Jessica Wakeman | November 23, 2010 - 12:50 pm

Today’s Lady News: Spain Considers A Ban On Plastic Surgery Commercials Before 10 PM

Spain might soon pass a law banning TV commercials about plastic surgery, dieting, and beauty products before 10 pm. The law reads: “Broadcasters cannot carry advertisements for things that encourage…

Jessica Wakeman | January 21, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Spain Teaches Masturbation In Sex Ed Program

“Pleasure is in your own hands” is the new pro-masturbation slogan used by a sex ed program in the Extremadura region of Spain. The campaign has upset some Catholics in…

Jessica Wakeman | November 12, 2009 - 9:30 pm
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