Posts tagged "todays lady news"

Today’s Lady News: $2 Cervical Cancer Test Could Cut Deaths By 100K

British scientists say a $2 cervical cancer test could help prevent up to 100,000 deaths a year by women in developing countries. Cervical cancer is the #1 cause of death…

Jessica Wakeman | January 15, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Woman Has Beef With Florida Hospital Over Court-Ordered Bed Rest

Samantha Burton, 26, of Florida, hired the ACLU to strike down a court order sought by Tallahassee Memorial Hospital after she was confined to bed rest against her will during…

Jessica Wakeman | January 14, 2010 - 9:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Help Victims Of Haiti’s Devastating Earthquake

We’ve all been watching news about the earthquake in Haiti and we here at The Frisky hope all our readers’ family and friends are safe. For those of you who…

Jessica Wakeman | January 13, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Anne Frank’s Protector, Miep Gies, Dead At 100

Miep Gies, who helped shelter Anne Frank’s family, died yesterday at 100. After their Amsterdam hiding spot was busted by police, Gies, a secretary in the office where Frank’s family…

Jessica Wakeman | January 12, 2010 - 9:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Sarah Palin Joins Fox News

It was inevitable: Sarah Palin has signed with the Fox News Channel to appear “on a regular basis” as part of “a multi-year deal.” Alaska’s ex-guv will allegedly not…

Jessica Wakeman | January 11, 2010 - 9:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Jean Biden, Mother Of The Vice President, Dies At 92

Jean Biden, mother of Vice President Joe Biden, passed away today at 92. []
Portugal passed a bill today to allow gay marriage, which the conservative president is unlikely to…

Jessica Wakeman | January 8, 2010 - 9:45 pm

Today’s Lady News: All The Single Ladies (Buy Their Own Homes)

In the past 12 months, single gals were 21 percent of new home buyers while single men were just 10 percent. However, married couples are still the number one group…

Jessica Wakeman | January 7, 2010 - 9:45 pm

Today’s Lady News: David Letterman Offends Transgender Community

Some folks are upset that David Letterman poked fun of Amanda Simpson, President Obama’s appointee to the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security, for being transgender.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 6, 2010 - 9:45 pm

Today’s Lady News: “I Hope They Serve Beer In Hell” Heads To The Stage?

The artistic director of a theater company has bought the rights to turn Tucker Max’s magnum opus, I Hope They Serve Beer In Hell, into a stage production. I hope…

Jessica Wakeman | January 5, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Are Male Novelists Less Macho Now?

Controversial women’s issues writer Katie Roiphe penned an essay for Sunday’s New York Times Book Review lamenting what’s happened to male novelists writing about sex. In the ’60s and…

Jessica Wakeman | January 4, 2010 - 9:45 pm

Today’s Lady News: Hillary Clinton & Sarah Palin, The World’s Most Admired Women

I’m not surprised that according to a recent Gallup poll, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is the most admired woman in the world (16 percent), but I am surprised…

Jessica Wakeman | December 30, 2009 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: The Geek Stereotype Keeps Girls From Studying Science

Dr. Sally K. Ride, a former astronaut, is supporting President Obama’s plans to improve America’s dismal math and science rankings and she’s zeroing in on the cultural expectations we…

Jessica Wakeman | December 29, 2009 - 9:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Boomer Ladies Love Their Books

Power to the lady boomers! In the first nine months of 2009, women ages 43 to 61 were the single biggest book buyers, followed by women ages 20 to…

Jessica Wakeman | December 28, 2009 - 9:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Carrie Bradshaw Is An Icon For The Decade

The ’70s had Mary Tyler Moore. The ’80s had Murphy Brown. The ’90s had Ellen. And the aughties have Carrie Bradshaw from “Sex & The City,” writes Naomi Wolf.

Jessica Wakeman | December 24, 2009 - 9:45 pm

Today’s Lady News: What Is A “Necessity Defense”?

Yesterday a judge in Wichita, KS, ruled on the “necessity defense,” which anti-abortion extremist Scott Roeder has tried to use to justify murdering Dr. George Tiller, who performed abortions. The…

Jessica Wakeman | December 23, 2009 - 9:45 pm

Today’s Lady News: Teen Pregnancy Is Out Of Control

Recent data from the Centers For Disease Control says that in 2007, the teen birth rate rose for the second year in a row. Births to moms ages 15 to…

Jessica Wakeman | December 22, 2009 - 9:45 pm

Today’s Lady News: “Sex And The City” Star Speaks Out For Abortion Rights

“Sex and the City”‘s Cynthia Nixon is speaking out for abortion rights in light of the restrictive Stupak-Pitts Amendment in the House health care reform bill and the Nelson-Hatch Amendment

Jessica Wakeman | December 21, 2009 - 9:45 pm

Today’s Lady News: Mouse Poop At The Plastic Surgeon’s

Ick, ick, ick: a plastic surgeon’s office in Connecticut had its license suspended after the discovery of egregious health violations, including MOUSE POOP on the surgery tools. Dr. Teresita Mascardo’s…

Jessica Wakeman | December 18, 2009 - 9:15 pm

Today’s Lady News: Abstinence-Only Sex Ed Going Limp

What? Could this be? You mean school kids will actually learn useful stuff about sex? Like how their own bodies work and how not to get pregnant? CRAZY TALK. But…

Jessica Wakeman | December 17, 2009 - 9:45 pm

Today’s Lady News: Male Columnist Calls For More Female Sex Scandals!

Perhaps inspired by the Daily Beast article on the very same subject, a male op-ed columnist for the Washington Post wondered why women don’t have sex scandals like men (um,…

Jessica Wakeman | December 16, 2009 - 9:45 pm
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