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Today’s Lady News: Orlando Protestors Stalking Abortion Providers

Anti-abortion protesters in Orlando aren’t content to simply picket outside of abortion clinics — they’re stalking, too! A week-long protest by Operation Rescue/Operation Save America also includes harassing doctors…

Jessica Wakeman | July 20, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Pssst! Did You Hear Michele Bachmann Might Have Menopause?

Rep. Michele Bachmann may suffer from migraines, according to a conservative website which is possibly trying to smear the politician. The Republican presidential contender “suffers from stress-induced medical episodes that…

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

Today’s Lady News: GOP To Recruit More Women To Run For Office

The Republican State Leadership Committee launched a campaign this week to recruit more women and Hispanics to run for office. Although the group set a goal to recruit 100…

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

Today’s Lady News: The Broadway Show “Hair” Will Marry Gay Couples Onstage

The Broadway show “Hair” will marry a bunch of gay couples live onstage in front of the audience after the July 25 show! New York State’s new law legalizing

Jessica Wakeman | July 15, 2011 - 6:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Afghan Women Protest Street Harassment In High Heels & Head Scarves

Afghan women held a protest in high heels and head scarves in Kabul today to protest street harassment. “The idea behind street harassment is that women should not be…

Jessica Wakeman | July 14, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Headed To The World Cup Final

The U.S. women’s soccer team is headed to the World Cup final! Let’s have a repeat of 1999! Goooooaaaaaal! [AP]
Oprah Winfrey named herself the CEO of OWN, her…

Jessica Wakeman | July 13, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Three Girls Win The Google Science Fair

Three girls are the winners of the Google Science Fair, a co-ed science competition. Lauren Hodge studied the effects of different marinades on the level of carcinogens in chicken (wait,…

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

Today’s Lady News: New Hampshire Planned Parenthood Stops Dispensing Birth Control

Planned Parenthood of New Hampshire has stopped dispensing birth control because of budgetary issues. The state government, upset that Planned Parenthood clinics provide abortions, naturally yanked funding from the…

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

Today’s Lady News: Man Says Periods Make Women Workers Less Productive

A New Zealand man was fired from his leadership of a business group after he suggested that women are paid less because “once a month they have sick problems” and…

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

Today’s Lady News: Kansas Appoints Anti-Abortion Lawyer To State Medical Board

Oh, for f**k’s sake: Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has appointed a lawyer for anti-abortion activists to the state’s medical board. Rick Macias has represented Operation Rescue, the biggest wackadoodle…

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

Today’s Lady News: Obedient Wives Club Spreads Through Southeast Asia

(Cue Stefan voice) Southeast Asia’s hottest club is the Obedient Wives Club, where Muslim women cure problems like domestic violence and prostitution by being “submissive” to their husbands and giving…

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

Today’s Lady News: Oregon Jail Says “No Bail, No Abortion”

A jail in Oregon won’t let a 23-year-old pregnant woman have an abortion unless she posts 1/10th of her $65,000 bail. You see, her abortion is not an “emergency.”

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