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Today’s Lady News: Watch “Miss Representation” On OWN Tonight

Tonight is the television premiere of “Miss Representation,” a new documentary about how women are depicted in the mass media. The doc was written, directed and produced by Jennifer…

Jessica Wakeman | October 20, 2011 - 5:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: What White Men Can Do For Feminism

One concrete, important thing that white males can do to further the feminist cause is to refuse to speak on panels comprised of all-white men, writes Cord Jefferson at…

Jessica Wakeman | October 18, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Sexual Assault Case Vs. DSK In France Dropped

France dropped a sexual assault inquiry against Dominique Strauss-Kahn, former head of the International Monetary Fund, over lack of evidence and statute of limitations. Tristane Banon, a writer, claimed…

Jessica Wakeman | October 13, 2011 - 5:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Topeka Decriminalizes Domestic Violence

Yup, the city of Topeka actually decriminalized domestic violence (and other misdemeanors) so that it won’t have to pay to prosecute the crimes. Facepalm. [New York Times]

Jessica Wakeman | October 12, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Bar Patron Stiffs Waitress, Suggests She Lose Weight

If you’re going to stiff your waitress a tip and scrawl “You could stand to lose a few pounds” on your receipt, maybe you shouldn’t do it after giving…

Jessica Wakeman | October 10, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Jewish Women, Move To The Side For Men!

New signs have been posted in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, which read “Precious Jewish daughters, please move over to the side when you see man come across.” The neighborhood has a…

Jessica Wakeman | October 7, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Scott Brown Comments On Elizabeth Warren’s Body

Massachusetts Governor Senator Scott Brown made an obnoxious comment about his opponent Elizabeth Warren’s body. (Thanks to commenter  PhD_Bookworm for the correction!) [Slate]
Meet Angella Reid, the first-ever woman…

Jessica Wakeman | October 6, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Fox News Chief Hired Sarah Palin “Because She Was Hot”

Roger Ailes of News Corps hired Sarah Palin as a political commenter on Fox News “because she was hot and got ratings,” he told the AP. Jesus. Sexist much?

Jessica Wakeman | October 5, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: North Carolina’s Ultrasound Before Abortion Law Challenged

The ACLU and several other rights groups have filed a lawsuit against North Carolina’s new state law requiring a pregnant woman receive an ultrasound and hear an explanation about…

Jessica Wakeman | October 4, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Happy LGBT History Month!

Happy LGBT History Month, y’all! The Frisky’s Girl On Girl columnist Trish Bendix has five kick-ass documentaries to watch about gays and lesbians throughout the ages. I’ve heard that “Edie…

Jessica Wakeman | October 3, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Army Appoints First Black Female Two-Star General

The US Army has appointed Gen. Marcia Anderson as its first-ever black female two-star general. Gen. Anderson is already the highest-ranking woman in the Army. Congratulations! [The Grio]

Jessica Wakeman | September 30, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: FBI Definition Of “Rape” Criticized

The FBI’s working definition of “rape” was roundly criticized on Friday at a meeting of police chiefs, sex crime investigators, and victims’ advocates. The definition of rape…

Jessica Wakeman | September 29, 2011 - 5:40 pm
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