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Today’s Lady News: Italian Town Considers A Miniskirt Ban

Castellammare di Stabia, a seaside town in Southern Italy, is considering a ban on miniskirts to “restore urban decorum and facilitate better civil co-existence.” Translation: so men will stop…

Jessica Wakeman | October 22, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Transgender Teen Not Allowed To Run For Homecoming Queen

Team Andy! Transgender teen Andy Moreno was denied the opportunity to run for homecoming queen by North Dallas High School because the principal said she was actually a “gay…

Jessica Wakeman | October 21, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Clarence Thomas’ Wife Asks Anita Hill For Sexual Harassment Apology

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas’ wife, Virginia Thomas, called Anita Hill and left a message on her Brandeis University answering machine asking her for an apology nearly 20 years…

Jessica Wakeman | October 20, 2010 - 8:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Hillary Clinton Posts An “It Gets Better” Video

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton filmed an “It Gets Better” video in light of recent suicides by LGBT teens. Telling gay young adults “it gets better” might…

Jessica Wakeman | October 19, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Should Adult Film Stars Be Required To Use Protection?

News broke last week that an adult film star had tested positive for HIV. But adult film actress Madison Young tells Salon.com’s Broadsheet blog that requiring actors to wear condoms…

Jessica Wakeman | October 18, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Nebraska Pols Know Better Than Doctors When Fetuses Feel Pain

An anti-abortion law goes into effect in Nebraska today based on the idea that a fetus can feel pain after 20 weeks, a claim denied by the American College of…

Jessica Wakeman | October 15, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: School Boots Planned Parenthood From 9th Grade Birth Control Lessons

The Frenchtown school district in Montana has discontinued a twice-yearly program in which the local chapter of Planned Parenthood spoke to the freshman class about the latest methods birth control.

Jessica Wakeman | October 14, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: “Essence” Wedding Column Features Lesbian Couple For First Time Ever

Essence, an African-American women’s lifestyle magazine, is featuring lesbian couple Aisha and Danielle Moodie-Mills for the first time ever on the “Bridal Bliss” section of its website. “Essence.com aims…

Jessica Wakeman | October 13, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Happy National Coming Out Day!

Happy National Coming Out Day to our gay, lesbian, transgender and bisexual readers! In honor of this special day, our friends at Marie Claire have this fantastic essay by…

Jessica Wakeman | October 11, 2010 - 8:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: California Candidate Meg Whitman Gets Called A “Whore”

An aide for California’s Democratic gubernatorial candidate called Meg Whitman, the Republican candidate, a “whore” on a voicemail which was accidentally left on a phone. According to the transcript,…

Jessica Wakeman | October 8, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Ohio Woman Forced Into Abortion Clinic At Gunpoint

Police say an Ohio man, Dominic Holt-Reid, forced his girlfriend into an abortion clinic at gunpoint after she refused to terminate her pregnancy. The couple had a morning appointment…

Jessica Wakeman | October 7, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Michael Lohan’s Women-Only Rehab Might Be The Worst Idea Ever

Lindsay Lohan’s wackadoodle dad claims to be opening a women-only rehab in Pasadena, California. Stay far, far away. [New York Post]
Plus-size model Crystal Renn — who, at size 10,…

Jessica Wakeman | October 6, 2010 - 8:30 pm
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