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Today’s Lady News: Nancy Upton Wins American Apparel’s Plus-Size Model Contest

Nancy Upton, the winner of American Apparel’s plus-size model contest, penned an article about why she spoofed the fat-women-as-pigs stereotype in her submission photos. “[With the contest, t]he company…

Jessica Wakeman | September 9, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: 12th-Grader Kicked Out Of School For Being Lesbian

A Christian private school in West Simsbury, Connecticut called The Master’s School asked rising 12th grader Rachel Aviles to leave after it found out she is a lesbian. [Think

Jessica Wakeman | September 8, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Rick Perry Supports Anti-Abortion “Heartbeat Bill”

Rick Perry, a contender for the Republican presidential nomination, has thrown his support behind Ohio’s anti-abortion “heartbeat bill,” which would criminalize an abortion as early as a fetal heartbeat can…

Jessica Wakeman | September 7, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Lesbian Representative Tammy Baldwin Runs For Senate

Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), the only lesbian in Congress, has announced she will run for an open senatorial seat in 2012. If elected, Baldwin would become the nation’s first…

Jessica Wakeman | September 6, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Chaz Bono Is “Motivated” By The Bigots

Chaz Bono, Cher’s transgender son, says the “bitching and moaning” about him appearing on “Dancing With The Stars” is actually helping him. Chaz told the gay magazine The Advocate,…

Jessica Wakeman | September 2, 2011 - 6:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: FDA Claims Silicone Breast Implants Are Safe

The FDA has said silicone breast implants are safe and will stay on the market. However, the chief scientist dealing with implants admitted silicone implants are prone to ruptures, hardening,…

Jessica Wakeman | September 1, 2011 - 6:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Planned Parenthoods In Kansas Get Funding Again

Yesterday a federal judge ordered Kansas to restore federal family planning funds to Planned Parenthood clinics in the state. Earlier this year, the state legislature stripped Planned Parenthood Kansas…

Jessica Wakeman | August 31, 2011 - 6:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Majority Of Americans Support Birth Control With No Extra Cost

Sixty-six percent of Americans say they support the government’s decision to require health insurers to make birth control available without co-pays, according to a new poll by the Kaiser…

Jessica Wakeman | August 30, 2011 - 6:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Jay-Z Wouldn’t Clap For Chris Brown At VMAs

Jay-Z wouldn’t clap for Chris Brown when he performed at last night’s VMAs, presumably because he discovered Rihanna. Now that’s a strong statement right there. Go you, Jay. [TMZ]
Today…

Jessica Wakeman | August 29, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Happy Women’s Equality Day!

Happy Women’s Equality Day, ladies! [National Women’s History Project]
Anna Holmes, founder of Jezebel.com, on Martin Luther King, Jr.’s gender problems. [Washington Post]
Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner, 40, of Austria has…

Jessica Wakeman | August 26, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: NYPD Officer Being Investigated For Unsolved Rapes

Last week, New York City police officer officer Michael Pena was charged with allegedly grabbing a 25-year-old woman off the street, flashing his gun, and raping her in her…

Jessica Wakeman | August 25, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Rick Perry Signs Anti-Abortion Pledge

Republican presidential nominee wannabe Rick Perry signed an anti-abortion pledge with several scary provisions: were he to be elected he would nominate anti-abortion judges, appoint only anti-abortion appointees, push to…

Jessica Wakeman | August 24, 2011 - 6:39 pm
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