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Today’s Lady News: Doctor Recounts What Abortion Was Like Before Roe V. Wade

Dr. Waldo Fielding writes about the horrifying complications faced by many women before Roe v. Wade made abortion legal. [NY Times]
Need a pick-me-up? Check out That’s What She Said,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 7, 2011 - 7:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Naomi Wolf Says Sex-Crime Accusers Deserve To Be Named

Naomi Wolf (author of, among other things, The Beauty Myth) has really taken her Julian Assange defense to a whole new level. In an op-ed for the U.K.’s Guardian newspaper,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 5, 2011 - 7:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: A Horse Is Not A Woman, espnW

So ESPN has this new site for women, right? And espnW ran an end-of-year news roundup called “The 10 Biggest Stories In Women’s Sports,” right? And #4 on that…

Jessica Wakeman | January 4, 2011 - 7:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Single Lesbians Maybe Earn The Most Money

Census data suggested single lesbians earn more money than heterosexual women or previously-married lesbians. [ABC News]
This is cool and inspiring — a yoga instructor who still teaches and demonstrates…

Jessica Wakeman | January 3, 2011 - 7:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: “Rosie The Riveter” Model Dies At 86

Rosie The Riveter” has died. Geraldine Hoff Doyle, the model for “Rosie,” a WWII factory worker who implored to other ladies “We Can Do It!,” passed away on Sunday…

Jessica Wakeman | December 30, 2010 - 9:15 pm

Today’s Lady News: Brett Favre’s Accuser Says The NFL Is Sexist

Brett Favre will be fined $50,000 — but not suspended — by the National Football League for not cooperating with an investigation into his shady behavior. In response to…

Jessica Wakeman | December 29, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Shiloh Jolie-Pitt Is Just Trendy, OK?

Thank God, Shiloh Jolie-Pitt wearing boys’ clothes is just a hot “trend” now. Whew! [USA Today]
Manicures and raw food with Liz Phair? Yes, please! [NYMag.com]
What will make…

Jessica Wakeman | December 28, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Teens Are Not Having Babies Like They Used To

Kids: they are not having babies like they used to. The teen birth rate fell to a record low in 2009 in a six percent drop from 2008 figures. It’s…

Jessica Wakeman | December 23, 2010 - 9:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Catholic Hospital In Trouble For Giving Woman Life-Saving Abortion

The Catholic Church has unaffiliated itself with an Arizona hospital after it performed an abortion on a woman who would have died had she carried her pregnancy to term.

Jessica Wakeman | December 22, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: “Harry Potter” Actress Brother Guilty Of Assault Over “Non-Muslim” Dating

The brother of “Harry Potter” actress Afshan Azad, 22, who played Padma Patil in the series, has pled guilty to assaulting her at the family’s Manchester, England, home when he…

Jessica Wakeman | December 21, 2010 - 9:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Betty White Voted AP’s Entertainer Of The Year

Woot woot! Betty White has been voted Entertainer of the Year by the Associated Press. [NPR]
Remember the bigoted DMV employee who sent a letter to transgender woman Amber

Jessica Wakeman | December 20, 2010 - 9:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Sarah Palin Says There’s A Double Standard For Crying

Sometimes there’s just so much lady news that I have to do a weekend post in addition to my regular daily post. So for your enjoyment, here is “Today’s Lady

Jessica Wakeman | December 19, 2010 - 8:00 pm
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