Posts tagged "todays lady news"

Welp, Rick Perry Is Officially Running For President

Vatican commissioners are speaking out against child abusers; allegedly corrupt anti-abortion former governor Rick Perry is officially running for President; Barbie gets to wear flats now; learn about the Frag Dolls video gaming team.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 4, 2015

Perfect Pussy’s Meredith Graves Wants To Take Sexism Out Of Punk

Colombia has a new law to protect women from violence; slave labor is rampant in clothing supply chains; a new drug could eliminate end-of-life diseases; Meredith Graves is reforming the punk scene.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 3, 2015

Watch This Gay Valedictorian Give His Banned Graduation Speech

British police pledge to take rape investigations more seriously; domestic violence in Turkey is treated as a private matter; why do we refer to God with male pronouns?; a gay high school valedictorian gets to give the graduation speech his high school banned.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 2, 2015

FDA To Review Women’s Viagra This Thursday

We might (finally) get Lady Viagra; a gang rape in India has led to arrests; parts of the Patriot Act have expired, but not for long; see how women see our own boobs.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 1, 2015

Nail Salon Workers’ Bill Of Rights Now Mandatory In NYC

Cuomo wants salon workers and customers to know their rights; Italy and the UK failed a Couchsurfing rape victim; a UK university offers piglet therapy; underwear company Play Out features models with double mastectomies.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / May 29, 2015

Scott Walker Plans To Ban All Abortions After 20 Weeks, Even If A Mother’s Life Is In Danger

Scott Walker to ban all abortions after 20 weeks; today is Menstrual Hygiene Day worldwide; that chocolate weight loss study was a fake; Hanna Tuulikki brings her artwork Away with the Birds online.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / May 28, 2015

UN: World Hunger Has Dropped By 10 Percent Over The Last 25 Years

There are 200 million fewer hungry people in the world than there were in 1990; FIFA’s mum while the Qatari government won’t let Nepalese workers attend funerals for earthquake victims; a GIF art exhibit in Paris sounds just awful; Casa Ruby provides hope and help for trans* adults in D.C.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / May 27, 2015

You Can Touch The Artworks At The Prado Museum

The Prado has an exhibit for the visually impaired; campaign finance reform has bipartisan support; a League of Legends troll is arrested for doxxing and harassment; AI might (or might not) destroy humanity.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / May 26, 2015

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
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