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Today’s Lady News: “The Social Network” Stars Facebook Geniuses, Trophy Girlfriends

Women in “The Social Network” (i.e., the Facebook movie) are not computer programmers, silly! They are just trophy girlfriends. In real life, however, Mark Zuckerberg’s right-hand man is a…

Jessica Wakeman | October 5, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Wonder Woman Is Coming To TV

We were too young to watch the original “Wonder Woman” TV show, which ran from ’75 to ’79, but we still think she’s a badass! Lucky for us, Wonder Woman…

Jessica Wakeman | October 4, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: 78 Candidates Would Force A Woman To Have A Baby From Rape

There are at least 78 political candidates in this year’s midterm elections who would force a woman to give birth to a rapist’s baby. That’s the extreme-of-the-extreme when it comes…

Jessica Wakeman | October 1, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Disneyland Says Muslim Woman Has To Wear A Disney-Designed Veil

A University of Illinois student recruited for an internship at Disneyland has been told she is allowed to wear a hijab veil for her job, but it must be…

Jessica Wakeman | September 30, 2010 - 8:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Meg Whitman Accused Of Employing An Undocumented Maid

Meg Whitman’s undocumented maid claimed in a press conference today that she was fired after she asked the California gubernatorial candidate and her husband for help gaining legal status.

Jessica Wakeman | September 29, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Radio Show Says Lady Candidate Has A “Tight Little Butt”

The WRKO radio show in Boston referred to Republican state treasurer candidate Karyn Polito on air as having a “tight little butt,” after a listener called in asking if…

Jessica Wakeman | September 28, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Transgender Teen Stripped Of Homecoming King Title

A transgender teen was stripped of his Homecoming King title because he’s still technically registered as a female. [Jezebel]
Today in “Website Not To Bookmark”: “She’s Hot, But…” in which…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 27, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Indianapolis Bakery Won’t Serve Gay Cupcakes

Just Cookies, a bakery in Indianapolis, refused to take an order from a gay student group because their request for rainbow cookies and cupcakes (to celebrate National Coming Out Day)…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 24, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: How The Health Care Law That Goes Into Effect Today Will Help Women

Portions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act — i.e., the new health care reform law — go into effect today, including several that will affect women and…

Jessica Wakeman | September 23, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Meryl Streep Wants A Lady Museum

Meryl Streep has pledged $1 million towards the creation of a Women’s History Museum in Washington, D.C. The Senate is expected to vote on a bill about the museum’s…

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

Today’s Lady News: UF Professor Fired For Saying Latinas Dress Sluttier Than American Women

A University of Florida professor was fired for saying Latina women dress sluttier than American women during a lecture on sexual harassment, apparently in reference to the sports reporter Ines…

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

Today’s Lady News: Back In 1938, Disney Only Allowed Women To Trace

Back in 1938, women weren’t allowed to contribute in the creative process to bring Disney cartoons to the big screen. Check out the rejection letter one woman received when she…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 20, 2010 - 8:30 pm
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