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Today’s Lady News: Trailblazing Journalist Helen Thomas Retires Following Controversy

Journalist Helen Thomas has announced she will retire after controversial comments she made last week about Jews and Israel. Thomas, 89, was a trailblazer for women journalists who covered U.S.

Jessica Wakeman | June 7, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Wal-Mart Lawyers Warned Company Of Sexual Discrimination Lawsuit

Wal-Mart is the focus of the largest sexual discrimination lawsuit in history, but in 1995 the company actually hired a law firm to research their vulnerability to such a suit.

Jessica Wakeman | June 4, 2010 - 8:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Arizona Gang Rape Teen Gets Probation

A 15-year-old boy who participated in the gang rape of an 8-year-old girl in Arizona has received probation from a judge. All of the children were immigrants from the war-torn…

Jessica Wakeman | June 3, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Cupcake Baker Calls Customer A “Fat C-Word” On Twitter After Complaint

Crumb, a custom cupcake shop in Raleigh, North Carolina, has interesting ideas about customer service. A Crumb customer named Diana complained over email to co-owner Carrie Nickerson about chocolate ganache…

Jessica Wakeman | June 2, 2010 - 8:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Scientists Ban Women From Mock Mission To Mars

Russian scientists have banned women from a mock mission to Mars. They don’t want the women to create “sexual tension” during the 18 months they are locked in a capsule.

Jessica Wakeman | June 1, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Marquette University Rescinds Their Job Offer To Lesbian Dean

Marquette Univeristy in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, appointed Jodi O’Brien, a sociologist and an open lesbian, as dean of the school in April, but then rescinded the offer in early May. The…

Jessica Wakeman | May 28, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Howard University Misplaced Hattie McDaniel’s “Gone With The Wind” Oscar

Howard University has admitted it lost the Oscar won by Hattie McDaniel for the 1939 film “Gone With The Wind.” Upon her death in 1952, McDaniel, who was the first…

Jessica Wakeman | May 27, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Rabbi Bans Women From Running In Local Elections

The chief rabbi of the Elon Moreh settlement in the West Bank has banned women from running in local elections, writing in a newspaper that they can be represented through…

Jessica Wakeman | May 26, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Is Sarah Palin A Feminist?

Lots of feminists were pissed recently when Sarah Palin referred to herself as a “feminist” at a fundraiser. Los Angeles Times columnist Meghan Daum, who herself identifies as feminist, says,…

Jessica Wakeman | May 25, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Virginia School Tries To Figure Out Who Gave “Fetus Dolls” To Kids

Wow, this will be one interesting faculty meeting: an employee at Oakwood Elementary School in Virginia was placed on administrative leave last Thursday after it was discovered that 4-inch-tall plastic…

Jessica Wakeman | May 24, 2010 - 8:15 pm

Today’s Lady News: Kansas City Chiefs Player Says The Team “Imported” Women To Hotel Rooms

In an upcoming issue of ESPN The Magazine, Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe reveals a woman was stashed in every hotel room at a game in San…

Jessica Wakeman | May 21, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Ladies, Talk To Your Tomatoes

A recent study by the Royal Horticulture Society in Britain found that women who talk to their tomatoes grow bigger plants. If only this worked with boobs! [Newsday]
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Jessica Wakeman | May 20, 2010 - 8:30 pm
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