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Today’s Lady News: Muslim Women Protest At Sex-Segregated Mosque

A group of Muslim women at the Islamic Center in Washington, D.C., risked arrest on Sunday when they staged a “pray-in” in the main area of the mosque, which is…

Jessica Wakeman | March 9, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Happy International Women’s Day!

For International Women’s Day, The New York Times questions which countries worldwide are the best for women and discovers the United States isn’t listed in the top 10 on…

Jessica Wakeman | March 8, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Utah Ditches Bill Criminalizing Miscarriage

The Utah legislator who introduced a bill to state government that would punish a woman for a miscarriage due to a “reckless act” has withdrawn the bill. The bill was…

Jessica Wakeman | March 5, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Saudi Woman To Get 300 Lashes For Court Appearance Without A Man

A Saudi Arabian woman named Sawsam Salim has been sentenced to 300 lashes and one and a half years in jail for appearing in court without a male chaperone…

Jessica Wakeman | March 4, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: D.C. Grants First Marriage License To A Lesbian Couple

A lesbian couple was the first couple to file for a same-sex marriage license in today in Washington, D.C. Angelisa Young and Sinjolya Townsend have been together for 12…

Jessica Wakeman | March 3, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: American Apparel’s Best Butt Contest Is Mercifully Over

American Apparel’s prestigious “Best Bottom In The World” contest has wrapped up, naming a lady (er, we think that’s lady booty) called “Boom Boom” from Santo Domingo the winner.

Jessica Wakeman | March 2, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Miss America Is Homeless!

The cable channel TLC has announced its three-year contract to air the Miss America beauty pageant is complete and there won’t be a renewal. Could it be that beauty…

Jessica Wakeman | March 1, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: France Considers Making “Psychological Violence” A Crime

On Thursday night, France’s government approved a proposal to add “psychological violence” to a law that intends to help domestic abuse victims. The proposal does not allow a husband…

Jessica Wakeman | February 26, 2010 - 9:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Utah Bill Would Criminalize Miscarriage From “Reckless” Acts

Utah’s House of Representatives and Senate have approved a bill which would criminalize miscarriage caused by an “intentional, knowing, or reckless” act, such as drinking while pregnant. The bill is…

Jessica Wakeman | February 25, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Pentagon To End Ban Against Women On Submarines

Defense Secretary Robert Gates sent Congress a letter on Friday in which he announced he will repeal the ban on female soldiers in submarines and going forward, all the…

Jessica Wakeman | February 24, 2010 - 9:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Cuba Wants Ladies To Start Smoking Cigars

In response to cigar sales lagging, Cuba is trying to interest women smokers in “the Julieta,” a milder version of its “Romeo y Julieta” cigar. The marketing director for…

Jessica Wakeman | February 23, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: VA Lawmaker Says Disabled Kids Are Punishment For Abortion

Disabled children are God’s punishment to women who have aborted their first pregnancy, Virginia Assemblyman Bob Marshall said in a press conference on Thursday. “The number of children who…

Jessica Wakeman | February 22, 2010 - 9:30 pm
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