Posts tagged "todays lady news"

“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 male and female serial killers.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 29, 2015

Today’s Lady News: Marriage Equality Edition

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

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 26, 2015

Working Moms Are Good For Their Kids, Says Harvard Study

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

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 25, 2015

UK High Schoolers Invent STI-Detecting Condoms

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

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 24, 2015

“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”?

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 23, 2015

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.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 22, 2015

Iowa Supreme Court Rules Abortion Telemedicine Ban Unconstitutional

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

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 19, 2015

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 people on her campaign agenda.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 18, 2015

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.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 17, 2015

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.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 16, 2015

Supreme Court Removes Obstacle From NC Abortions

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

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 15, 2015

Michigan Will Allow Religious Adoption Agencies To Reject Gay Parents

Also, researchers grew a boob in a lab!

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 12, 2015

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.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 11, 2015

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.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 10, 2015

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.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 9, 2015

Indian PM Narendra Modi Delivers Incredibly Backhanded Compliment

Narendra Modi tells Bangladeshi PM her stance on terrorism is impressive “despite being a woman,” and in other news, an Austrian scientist has created a prosthetic foot that can feel.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 8, 2015

Trans* People Are Taking Back Beauty Standards With #MyVanityFairCover

And in horrid news, eight of the men who tried to kill Malala Yousafzai were secretly aquitted and can’t be found.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 5, 2015

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
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