Posts tagged "todays lady news"

Loretta Lynch Confirmed As Attorney General

Loretta Lynch has been confirmed as the United States’ first Black female Attorney General.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / April 24, 2015

Women In Washington, D.C. Can Now Be Fired For Using Birth Control

A House committee voted to overturn a new Washington D.C. law that would have banned employment discrimination based on reproductive health decisions like using IVF, having an abortion, or even using birth control.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / April 23, 2015

Today’s Lady News: Earth Day Edition!

It's the one day of the year we acknowledge this beautiful planet of ours and all the ways we've destroyed it!

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / April 22, 2015

Adrienne Truscott Does Rape Comedy Right

See, rape jokes can be funny!

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / April 21, 2015

Cory Booker Is Calling Congress Out On Its “Pot Hypocrisy”

Or is it hyPOTcrisy? Heh heh heh.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / April 20, 2015

Instagram Specifically Bans Female Nipples, Is Totes Fine With Male Nipples

Instagram’s new guidelines specifically ban images of female nipples except in the case of breastfeeding mothers, post-mastectomy breasts, and artwork.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / April 17, 2015

Fight For $15 Protests Are Taking Place In 230 Cities Nationwide Today

Fight for $15 protests are expanding today, with demonstrations taking place in 230 cities across the United States in support of raising the minimum wage.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / April 15, 2015

Read About Wonder Woman’s Longstanding Place In Art

Plus, Joss Whedon takes on "Jurassic Park" and lady blog The Mary Sue in Today's Lady News!

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / April 14, 2015

China’s 5 Arrested Feminist Activists Have Been Released From Custody

The five Chinese feminist activists who were arrested in the days leading up to International Women’s Day for handing out brochures about sexual harassment have been freed from custody.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / April 13, 2015

Chicago’s First Manslaughter Trial Against A Police Officer In 15 Years Starts Today

The trial of a police officer for manslaughter begins today in Chicago, the first in the last 15 years of the city's history. Officer Dante Servin shot Rekia Boyd, an unarmed Black woman, with an unregistered semiautomatic handgun while off-duty in March 2012.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / April 9, 2015

Toni Morrison’s Breathtaking NY Times Profile Is A Must-Read

No, really the best, in every way.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / April 8, 2015

Why Campus Rape News Coverage Is Failing Rape Victims

Plus, what the heck are "painful anime bags"?

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / April 7, 2015

How The Anti-Rape Movement Can Learn From The Rolling Stone/UVA Debacle

While misogynists will use this as "evidence" that women lie about rape, I wholeheartedly agree with Amanda Hess at Slate when she writes that the Rolling Stone/UVA disaster "cannot possibly undermine a social justice movement because any understanding of justice must accommodate the truth."

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 6, 2015

Down With Being “Chill,” Up With Being In Love

The imperative to be “chill” in relationships is killing the actual process of falling in love with someone, which is a decidedly un-chill thing to do.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / April 3, 2015

Jessica Neuwirth, Bettina Hager & The New Feminists Push For A New ERA

Plus, a Britney Spears-focused workshop and SELF publishes a scare piece on birth control -- spooooooky! All in Today's Lady News...

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / April 2, 2015

Indiana Sentences Purvi Patel To 30 Years In Prison For A Miscarriage

Plus, find out the woman responsible for making Vice suddenly great.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / April 1, 2015

Watch Tracy Emin Recreate Her Past In Tate’s Exhibition Of “My Bed”

Plus, Ikea is providing the United Nations with flat-pack refugee shelters -- awesome! Click for more in Today's Lady News...

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 31, 2015

Pope Francis Gives Homeless Catholics A Private Tour Of The Sistine Chapel

PLUS, millennials have some weird beliefs about doin' it and VICE is all about sex innnnnn spaaaaaaaaace -- all in Today's Lady News!

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 30, 2015
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