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Today’s Lady News: Iran Calls French First Lady Carla Bruni A “Prostitute”

A state-run newspaper in Iran called Carla Bruni, the French first lady, a “prostitute” after she penned an open letter to an Iranian woman who is facing the death…

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

Today’s Lady News: McEnroe Makes A Bad Call On Female Tennis Players

Tennis legend John McEnroe said in a CBS conference call that female tennis players just might not be up to the challenges of the game: “I think that it’s…

Jessica Wakeman | August 27, 2010 - 8:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Watch The Censored “Family Guy” Episode This Weekend!

A never-before-seen episode of “Family Guy,” which was banned from FOX because Lois considers having an abortion in it, will be available for sale this weekend on DVD. In…

Jessica Wakeman | August 26, 2010 - 8:15 pm

Today’s Lady News: Huffington Post Taken To Task For Sexist Content

I love this Bitch magazine video, “The Huffington Post’s Sexist Link Bait Strategy,” by Anita Sarkeesian — and not just because my study for Fairness & Accuracy in…

Jessica Wakeman | August 25, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Texas Preschool Won’t Admit Girl With Lesbian Parents

Olivia Harrison has two mommies. Therefore, St. Vincent’s Cathedral School in Bedford, Texas, will not admit the 4-year-old girl to its preschool. Apparently, the school was fine during the application…

Jessica Wakeman | August 24, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Missouri Women Seeking Abortions To Be Told Life Begins At Conception

On August 28, an anti-abortion law in Missouri will go into effect, which will require that “the life of each human being begins at conception” and “abortion will terminate…

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

Today’s Lady News: Anti-Abortion Group Compares Fetuses To Slaves

Personhood Colorado, an anti-abortion group that tries to get fetuses designated as “people” so that abortion is legally considered murder, has a controversial new campaign comparing fetuses to slaves.

Jessica Wakeman | August 20, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Disneyland Says No Muslim Veil During Work

A hostess for a Disneyland Resort restaurant has filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission after she was told she could not wear a head-covering Muslim veil,…

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

Today’s Lady News: Happy 90th Birthday, (White) Women’s Right To Vote!

Happy 90th birthday, women’s right to vote! Let’s all nerd out and brush up on our knowledge of the hella important 19th Amendment, including one oft-overlooked fact: it only…

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

Today’s Lady News: M.A.C. Makeup Cancels Controversial Juarez Line

This is crazy: After our post about a Juarez, Mexico-inspired makeup line created by the designers Rodarte for M.A.C. blew up, the company has canceled the Rodarte line entirely. In…

Jessica Wakeman | August 17, 2010 - 8:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: China’s “Fake Virgins” Are On The Rise

The lengths women will go through to seem “pure”: an increasing number of sexually active young Chinese women are getting a surgical “hymen restoration” so they appear to be…

Jessica Wakeman | August 16, 2010 - 8:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Bomb Scare At Tulsa Abortion Clinic

A bomb squad was called to an abortion clinic in Tulsa, Oklahoma yesterday afternoon when an employee reported she thought she heard a ticking sound coming from her trash…

Jessica Wakeman | August 13, 2010 - 8:00 pm
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