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Today’s Lady News: Rep. Gwen Moore Shares Her Own Rape Story Before Congress (NSFW)

While pushing for reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, Rep. Gwen Moore (D-WI) recounted the story of her own sexual assault as a child and rape as a…

Jessica Wakeman | March 28, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Olympic Beach Volleyball Players Allowed To Wear Shorts

Female beach volleyball players at the 2012 Olympics will be allowed to wear shorts and sleeved tops during their games or they can wear the traditional bikinis, according to…

Jessica Wakeman | March 27, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Reader Submission Edition!

Hi there! Jessica is out sick today — feel better, Jess! — so Today’s Lady News will be a reader submission edition! Submit your own links to news articles and blog posts…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 26, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Belvedere Vodka’s Rapey New Ad

Belvedere Vodka tweeted an ad recently where a man pulls an open-mouthed woman down onto his lap with the headline, “Unlike some people, Belvedere always goes down smoothly.” The…

Jessica Wakeman | March 23, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: AZ Grocer Covers Up Jessica Simpson’s Nude Magazine Cover

Look, I’m as sick of listening to Jessica Simpson talk about her copious amounts of amniotic fluid as you are. [I’m not sick of it! — Editor] But really, Tucson,…

Jessica Wakeman | March 22, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Black Women More Likely To Die From Breast Cancer

Black woman are more likely to die from breast cancer, despite being less likely to get cancer in the first place, according to a new study of women…

Jessica Wakeman | March 21, 2012 - 5:50 pm

Today’s Lady News: Politician Suggests Women Lie About Rape To Get Abortions

The Idaho state senator who sponsored the bill that would force women to undergo a medically unnecessary ultrasound before an abortion said yesterday that there is no exception for…

Jessica Wakeman | March 20, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Utah Governor Vetoes Abstinence Sex Ed Bill

Utah’s governor Gary Herbert, a Republican, vetoed a bill that would have forced all sexual education classes to only teach abstinence, with no mention of contraception, as well…

Jessica Wakeman | March 19, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Little Girls & Their Pink Things Make For A Fascinating Photo Project

As if you needed further proof that toy companies are ruthless when it comes to marketing “girls” and “boys” toys in the basest way possible: “The Pink & blue…

Jessica Wakeman | March 16, 2012 - 5:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: One Woman’s Ordeal With The Texas Sonogram Law

If you read one article on the Internet today, make it this: a mother in Texas terminated her much-wanted pregnancy after doctors learned her baby would be born with…

Jessica Wakeman | March 15, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: You’d Have To Prove You Use Birth Control For “Health Reasons” Under Proposed AZ Law

Arizona’s State Senate Judiciary Committee advanced a bill yesterday that would give your boss the right to make you prove that your prescription birth control is being used for…

Jessica Wakeman | March 14, 2012 - 5:50 pm

Today’s Lady News: Egyptian “Virginity Test” Doctor Acquitted

An Egyptian doctor who forced “virginity tests” — aka sexual assault — on female protesters detained in Cairo’s Tahrir Square has been acquitted by a military tribunal. Victims claimed…

Jessica Wakeman | March 12, 2012 - 5:45 pm
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