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Today’s Lady News: Woman Claims She Was Fired After Testing Positive For Breast Cancer Gene

Pamela Fink of Connecticut filed a complaint with Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, claiming she was fired from her job after she tested positive for BRCA2, the breast cancer gene. Fink…

Jessica Wakeman | April 30, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Navy Will Allow Women On Submarines

The Navy announced today that women will be allowed to serve on submarines for the first time ever beginning in 2012. Twenty-four women — for guided-missile attack subs and ballistic-missile…

Jessica Wakeman | April 29, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Iran Will Arrest Women With Suntans

Women in Iran sporting suntans can expect to be arrested for their “social misbehavior,” the Iranian police chief has warned. Iranian law decrees women’s skin must be fully covered.

Jessica Wakeman | April 28, 2010 - 8:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Oklahoma Pols Override Governor’s Vetoes On Scary Abortion Bills

The Oklahoma Legislature voted today to override two vetoes on bills restricting abortion, which Governor Brad Henry had vetoed last week. One bill requires a doctor to show a…

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

Today’s Lady News: Lesbian Student In KY Attacked By Classmates

High school student Cheyenne Williams of McKee, Kentucky, an out lesbian, claims three female classmates kidnapped her and brought her to the woods where they beat her up and…

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

Today’s Lady News: French Muslim Woman Fined For Driving While Veiled

A French Muslim woman received a $29 fine from police in Nantes, France, for wearing a veil while driving a car. Police say the body-covering veil — called a…

Jessica Wakeman | April 23, 2010 - 8:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Report Says WellPoint Insurance Targeted Breast Cancer Patients

An exclusive investigation by Reuters alleges that health insurance company WellPoint used a computer algorithm to find breast cancer patients and drop their health benefits. This software tipped federal…

Jessica Wakeman | April 22, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Breastfeeding Billboard Pisses Off Peeps In Ohio

For some reason, people in Ohio are offended by a billboard that says “Breast Milk Satisfies” and shows a cute baby with milk — you know, breast milk! —…

Jessica Wakeman | April 20, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Even Women With “Normal” Weight Are Worried About Getting “Fat”

Even women of “normal” weight with no history of eating disorders have a fear of getting fat, according to a study to be published in the journal Personality and

Jessica Wakeman | April 19, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Booooo! No Female Directors At Cannes Competition

Hold your horses, people still reveling over Kathryn Bigelow’s Oscar night win: not one of the 16 films in the upcoming competition at the Cannes Film Festival was directed…

Jessica Wakeman | April 16, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Bill Maher Calls Sarah Palin A “MILF”

Ugh. Obnoxious comments from “Hardball”‘s Chris Matthews and “Real Time”‘s Bill Maher, who were discussing Sarah Palin and Michele Bachmann on TV. Matthews said, “They showed up together looking —…

Jessica Wakeman | April 15, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Tel Aviv Bus Line Segregates Women From Men

Bus line #322 out of Tel Aviv, Israel, separates the genders by requiring women to sit in the back of the bus while men sit in the front. I…

Jessica Wakeman | April 14, 2010 - 8:30 pm
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