Posts tagged "todays lady news"

Most Irish Citizens Believe Abortion Should Be Decriminalized

And: Afghanistan’s first female Supreme Court nominee wasn’t approved by its Parliament, Facebook made a feminist tweak to the “Friends” icon, and Martha Washington used to be featured on American…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 8, 2015 - 5:00 pm

America Wins The Women’s World Cup!

America won against Japan 5-2 last night; in other news, Edomex is losing two women a day to violence and kidnappings, beer enthusiasts are waking up to craft beer’s sexism…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 6, 2015 - 5:22 pm

US And Japan Will Square Off For Women’s World Cup Championship

Are you watching the Women’s World Cup Yet? And elsewhere, the Episcopal Church has approved same-sex marriage ceremonies, and Norway’s running a safe sex ad with a glitter-ejaculating penis.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 2, 2015 - 5:30 pm

You Can Take Pride-Themed Selfies For A Good Cause

Laverne Cox and other icons are donating a dollar for each selfie taken in front of a pride mural!

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 1, 2015 - 4:45 pm

The Girl Scouts Turned Down $100,000 From A Transphobic Donor

Plus, some Canadian grandparents think that comprehensive sex education will “rape” their grandkids’ childhoods – their words, not mine.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 30, 2015 - 6:30 pm

“Cisgender” Is Now Defined In The Oxford English Dictionary

The O.E.D. has made cis people just another identity rather than the norm; the kidnapped Nigerian girls are being forced to fight for Boko Haram; find out the differences between…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 29, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Marriage Equality Edition

Join us as we party through same-sex marriage news!

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 26, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Working Moms Are Good For Their Kids, Says Harvard Study

Plus, celebrate the life of artist Miriam Schapiro, who passed away this week.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 25, 2015 - 3:23 pm

UK High Schoolers Invent STI-Detecting Condoms

Also, the US government will require insurance companies to cover transitional medical services for trans* federal employees.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 24, 2015 - 6:30 pm

“Abortion Drones” Are Flying From Germany To Poland

Women on Waves is sending abortion pills via drone to Polish women; also, did you know that pink used to “be for boys”?

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 23, 2015 - 6:00 pm

See Disney Princesses Transformed Into Velociraptors (Because Why Not?)

Also, learn about Baltimore’s amazing new health commissioner and an 87-year-old Hungarian woman looking to set a world chess record.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 22, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Iowa Supreme Court Rules Abortion Telemedicine Ban Unconstitutional

Plus, there’s a “vaginal beauty contest” you can enter.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 19, 2015 - 5:30 pm

A Woman Will Be On The Ten-Dollar Bill

The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced that a woman will be featured on ten dollar bills in the near future; also, Hillary Clinton is putting paid apprenticeships for young…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 18, 2015 - 6:30 pm

UN: Ban Peacekeeping Troops Who Commit Child Abuse

A UN peacekeeping review is urging a ban on peacekeeping operations from countries whose troops have abused children.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 17, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Women’s Soccer Is A Feminist Issue

Did you know there’s a women’s World Cup this year? Also, read about the Womanless Weddings of the early 1900s.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 16, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Supreme Court Removes Obstacle From NC Abortions

And, learn about the Canadian anti-feminist who’s making waves on social media.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 15, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Michigan Will Allow Religious Adoption Agencies To Reject Gay Parents

Also, researchers grew a boob in a lab!

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 12, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Virgin Is Extending Its Amazing Maternity-Paternity Leave Policy To American Employees

Virgin Investment Group is working on extending fully-paid, 52-week maternity and paternity leave to its American workers.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 11, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Katana Women Are Japan’s Big New Trend

An online game is creating demand for samurai swords; in other news, the Occupy movement’s populist legacy is becoming increasingly clear.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 10, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Texas Finally Realizes The Difference Between Braiding And Cutting Hair

Texas braiders no longer have to be licensed for a totally different profession, and in other news, three of Pam Grier’s seminal films are being released on Blu-Ray today.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 9, 2015 - 4:30 pm
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