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Today’s Lady News: All Charges Dismissed Against Dominique Strauss Kahn

All criminal charges for sexual assault against Dominique Strauss Kahn, former head of the IMF, were dismissed by a judge today. Prosecutors said that they could not prove beyond…

Jessica Wakeman | August 23, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Women Gain Weight After Marriage, Men Gain Weight After Divorce

Women gain weight after marriage and men gain weight after divorce, according to a new study out of Ohio State University. The data was collected by 10,000 subjects in the…

Jessica Wakeman | August 22, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Planned Parenthood Ends Abortion At 3 Arizona Clinics

Planned Parenthood will no longer provide medical abortions (i.e. the abortion pill) at clinics in Prescott Valley, Flagstaff, and Yuma due to new state laws that restrict the practice.

Jessica Wakeman | August 19, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Two Muslim Women Fined In Belgium For Wearing The Veil

Two Belgian teenage girls, ages 16 and 17, have been fined $200 each for wearing face-covering Muslim veils in public. It has been illegal to wear a niqab or burqa…

Jessica Wakeman | August 18, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Has The TSA Been Singling Out Black Women With Natural Hair?

There’s been several documented incidents of black women with natural hair who have been stopped by the TSA at airports for pat-downs, in which officers pat their hair. Some…

Jessica Wakeman | August 17, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: New Anti-Abortion Billboard Targeting Blacks Accuses “Betrayal”

Another day, another anti-abortion billboard targeted at black women, this time in Atlanta. The latest billboard shows images of pro-choice leaders, like Rev. Jesse Jackson and Ruth Bader Ginsberg, with…

Jessica Wakeman | August 16, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Rick Perry Flip-Flops On HPV Vaccines For Girls

In 2007, Governor Rick Perry of Texas signed an executive order requiring that all girls receive the HPV vaccine in sixth grade, unless parents decided to opt-out. It was…

Jessica Wakeman | August 15, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: GOP Debate Asks Michele Bachmann About “Submission” To Husband

The GOP held a debate last night for wannabe presidential nominees and Rep. Michele Bachmann was asked about statements she has made in the past that a husband…

Jessica Wakeman | August 12, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: MTV’s New iCondom App Helps You Find Places To Buy Condoms

MTV’s Staying Alive HIV prevention campaign partnered up with iCondom for a new iPhone app that allows users to search via GPS for places to buy condoms. While I commend…

Jessica Wakeman | August 11, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: NYC Public Schools To Require Students Take Sex Ed

Beginning this year, New York City’s public middle school and high school students will be required to take sex education classes. Classes include directions on how to use a…

Jessica Wakeman | August 10, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Sean Hannity Will Not Pay For Your Birth Control, You Whore

Why does anyone go on Fox News “talk shows” when they just get screamed at? Sean Hannity burst a vein in his neck bellowing about how if he…

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

Today’s Lady News: NYPD “Rape Cops” Sentenced

The NYPD officer accused of raping a drunk woman in 2008 was sentenced today. Kenneth Moreno, who was acquitted of rape charges in May, was sentenced to one year…

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