Posts tagged "todays lady news"

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.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 8, 2015 - 6:00 pm

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.

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

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…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 4, 2015 - 5:30 pm

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…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 3, 2015 - 5:00 pm

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…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 2, 2015 - 5:05 pm

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…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 1, 2015 - 5:10 pm

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…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 29, 2015 - 5:50 pm

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

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 28, 2015 - 10:10 am

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;…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 27, 2015 - 5:05 pm

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…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 26, 2015 - 6:30 pm

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…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 20, 2015 - 5:30 pm

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?

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 19, 2015 - 3:50 pm

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…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 18, 2015 - 5:00 pm

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.”…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 15, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Sally Beauty Has Its Second Data Breach In 2 Years

Luckily, compromised customers won’t be expected to pay for fraudulent charges.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 14, 2015 - 5:30 pm

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.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 12, 2015 - 1:15 pm

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

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 11, 2015 - 1:45 pm

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.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 8, 2015 - 5:05 pm

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.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 7, 2015 - 6:30 pm
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