Posts tagged "todays lady news"

Qatar’s World Cup Construction Has Killed Hundreds Of Slave Workers

Obama says climate change is a national security threat; FIFA stays mum on slave worker deaths; Bush’s abortion policies suddenly seem pretty reasonable; Anne Pasternak is named chief curator at the Brooklyn Museum. All in Today’s Lady News — now click!

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / May 20, 2015

Cannes Film Festival Turns Women Away For Wearing Flats

Tunisian women are getting involved in politics; Tennessee has a new 48-hour abortion waiting period; Cannes says flats aren’t formal enough; what’s trolling and what’s just harassment?

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / May 19, 2015

Jay Z And Beyoncé Donated Thousands To Meet Baltimore Protester Bail

The Carters stay quietly involved in the Black Lives Matter movement; Notorious RBG tips her hand about gay marriage; in-state tuition is harder to get; new tree-sex drug “flakka” isn’t all that bad — all in Today’s Lady News!

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / May 18, 2015

Reddit Finally Has An Anti-Harassment Policy Under Ellen Pao’s Leadership

Which, of course, had led to a lot of misguided conversations about “free speech.”…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / May 15, 2015

Sally Beauty Has Its Second Data Breach In 2 Years

Luckily, compromised customers won’t be expected to pay for fraudulent charges.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / May 14, 2015

You Can Now Study Selfie Theory At USC

Associate Professor Mark Marino says that the course is about how people construct “an image of their identity  their gender, their ethnicity, their sexuality, their socioeconomic status” through selfies.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / May 12, 2015

Gloucester, MA, Police Will Treat Drug Addiction As A Disease, Not A Crime

Under the new program, addicts who come in to a police station with the remainder of their drugs and supplies will not be charged with a crime, but will be assigned an “angel” on the spot to walk them through the process of treatment, detox, and recovery.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / May 11, 2015

We Spend How Much On Mother’s Day Every Year?!

The US job market improves, Vulvatron is kicked out of GWAR, Americans buy Mother’s Day gifts for practically everyone, and Okwui Enwezor curates a social justice-focused Venice Biennale.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / May 8, 2015

Artist Nino Sarabutra Wants Us To Think About What We Drink

Plus, medical professionals in Canada have birthed the first stem cell-assisted IVF baby.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / May 7, 2015

Soledad O’Brien Tells The Media To Stop Calling Protestors “Thugs”

Bless Soledad O’Brien for having the guts to say to her colleagues in media that their insistence on using the word “thug(s)” to describe protestors (even so-called “violent” ones) is both lazy and problematic.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 6, 2015

53 Mexico City Candidates Sign On To #YoMeMuevo Social Mobility Campaign

Leading up to Mexico’s June 7 elections, 53 candidates for public office in the Greater Mexico City have joined the #YoMeMuevo mobility campaign for better public transportation in Mexico.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / May 5, 2015

CNN: Hillary Clinton And Carly Fiorina Are In A “Girl Fight”

Wow, such witty and intelligent commentary, CNN.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / May 4, 2015

Bud Light Must Have Been Drunk When They Came Up With Their New Tagline

Bud Light has some super cool new taglines, and by super cool I mean wildly ill-advised and rapey!

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 28, 2015

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
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