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Today’s Lady News: Washington, D.C. Approves Same-Sex Marriage!

Washington, D.C.’s city council approved a same-sex marriage bill today and Mayor Adrian Fenty is expected to sign it into law before Christmas. [Washington Post]
To illustrate an article about…

Jessica Wakeman | December 15, 2009 - 9:45 pm

Today’s Lady News: Houston Elects A Lesbian Mayor

Holy crap! This weekend, Houston, Texas, elected Annise Parker, an openly gay woman, as their mayor. Parker, a Democrat, celebrated her win with her partner and their three children. Texas,…

Jessica Wakeman | December 14, 2009 - 9:15 pm

Today’s Lady News: Jenny Sanford Files For Divorce

Jenny Sanford has filed for divorce from Gov. Mark Sanford of South Carolina, who caused a scandal earlier this year when it was discovered he was carrying on an affair…

Jessica Wakeman | December 11, 2009 - 9:15 pm

Today’s Lady News: Houston Might Elect A Lesbian Mayor!

Who would have thought the largest American city to (hopefully) elect an openly gay woman as mayor would be Houston, Texas? Cross your fingers for Annise Parker, a Democratic Houston…

Jessica Wakeman | December 10, 2009 - 9:45 pm

Today’s Lady News: Scenes From A Sarah Palin Book Signing

Blogger Amanda Hess at The Sexist braved the snow outside at Sarah Palin’s Going Rogue book signing in Fairfax, Virginia, to ask all the ladies waiting in line what…

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

Today’s Lady News: Method’s Sexual Harassment Soap Suds Commercial Gets Pulled

Remember that skeevy soap commercial for Method where a woman gets cat-called in the shower by a bunch of bubbles? Well, Method allegedly pulled it offline after viewers complained,…

Jessica Wakeman | December 8, 2009 - 9:45 pm

Today’s Lady News: Cops Come To Target Over A Breastfeeding Mom

Boobs splashed on the cover of Cosmo? Check! Boobs flopping around in shows like “The Girls Next Door” or movies like “The House Bunny”? Boobs feeding a hungry infant? OUTRAGE!

Jessica Wakeman | December 7, 2009 - 9:45 pm

Today’s Lady News: Mom Gives Birth In An Airplane!

A kick-ass new mommy gave birth today at 30,000 feet! The mother went into labor on a flight between Chicago and Salt Lake City and a doctor on board…

Jessica Wakeman | December 4, 2009 - 9:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: France Suggests Forcing Quotas For Women In The Board Room

France has introduced legislation to bring 50/50 gender parity to French board rooms by 2015. All companies listed on the French stock exchange would be required to stock their boards…

Jessica Wakeman | December 3, 2009 - 9:50 pm

Today’s Lady News: NY Same-Sex Marriage Bill Fails, But Senator Gives An Amazing Speech In Favor

The District of Columbia legalized same-sex marriage yesterday … [L.A. Times]
… but today, New York’s State Senate voted down a bill to legalize same-sex marriage. Extreme disappointment. The…

Jessica Wakeman | December 2, 2009 - 9:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: California Prankster Tries To Ban Divorce To Save “Traditional Marriage”

“Saturday Night Live” has hired another female writer! Jessi Klein is the third person with a vagina (not including performers) to grace the current “SNL” writing team. [The Wrap]—Could it…

Jessica Wakeman | December 1, 2009 - 9:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: A Low Libido Just Won’t Do!

This weekend, The New York Times Magazine profiled psychologist Lori Brotto, who is helping revise the definition of a woman’s low libido for the psychiatrist’s bible, the Diagnostic and Statistical

Jessica Wakeman | November 30, 2009 - 9:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Fake “Rape” Was Apparently A Prank By Sacred Heart Lacrosse Players

A lawyer for one of the lacrosse players involved in an incident at Sacred Heart University in Connecticut on Sunday night said three male students didn’t actually rape an 18-year-old…

Jessica Wakeman | November 25, 2009 - 9:45 pm

Today’s Lady News: Another Week, Another College Gang Rape

Oh, man, this story hits close to home because, literally, Sacred Heart University in Connecticut is in my hometown. According to police, on Sunday night an 18-year-old victim was allegedly…

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

Today’s Lady News: Method Soap Commercial Thinks Sexual Harassment Is A Joke

Pervy talking soap bubbles that sexually harass a woman while she takes a shower? Catcalling and antagonizing a woman is so hilarious, Method. And to think, I actually used…

Jessica Wakeman | November 23, 2009 - 9:50 pm

Today’s Lady News: Polanski’s Lawyer Says He’s Been Punished Enough For Drugging, Raping Teen

Roman Polanski’s attorney said he has already been punished enough by serving 42 days in prison back in 1978. You know, after he gave drugs to and raped a 13-year-old

Jessica Wakeman | November 20, 2009 - 9:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Conan O’Brien’s Fat Jokes Get Him In, Uh, Big Trouble

Conan O’Brien is the subject of pissy Tweets by plus-sized actresses Kirstie Alley and Star Jones after cracking jokes about Alley’s size. Example? A recent earthquake drill in California might…

Jessica Wakeman | November 19, 2009 - 9:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Jaycee Dugard’s Family Speaks Out Against Proposed Porn

Jaycee Dugard’s family has spoken out against adult filmmaker Shane Ryan, who is at work on a pornographic film called “Abducted Girl: An American Sex Slave,” based on Dugard’s ordeal.

Jessica Wakeman | November 18, 2009 - 9:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Military Police Arrest A Single Mom For Refusing Deployment

Specialist Alexis Hutchinson, an Army cook, was arrested by military police and contained at Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah, Georgia, after she refused deployment to Afghanistan by not showing up…

Jessica Wakeman | November 17, 2009 - 9:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: FBI Had Been Warned About Abortion Doctor Killer

One month before late-term abortion provider Dr. George Tiller was murdered by an anti-choice extremist, the FBI in Kansas City received an anonymous letter warning them that Scott Roeder posed…

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