Posts tagged "utah"

“Is Sex With An Unconscious Person Always Rape?” Utah Lawmakers Wonder

At the center of any discussion about rape is the issue of consent. Did both (or more) parties involved consent to having sex? Was consent given under…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 4, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Utah High School Photoshops “Modesty” Into Girls’ Yearbook Photos

A high school in Utah has Photoshopped longer sleeves and higher necklines onto female students in its yearbook. Student Shelby Baum, above, even had a tattoo on her collarbone…

Jessica Wakeman | May 30, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Utah To Appeal Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

The attorney general of Utah will appeal a recent ruling that legalized same-sex marriage and bring it to the Supreme Court. [CNN]
Check out the first (really bad) TV…

Jessica Wakeman | December 27, 2013 - 6:30 pm

Judge Overturns Utah’s Ban On Gay Marriage

Abbreviated Lady News today! Back to your regularly scheduled Lady News on Monday. Have a fab weekend!

A U.S. District Court Judge has struck down Utah’s ban on same-sex…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 20, 2013 - 6:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Utah Governor Vetoes Abstinence Sex Ed Bill

Utah’s governor Gary Herbert, a Republican, vetoed a bill that would have forced all sexual education classes to only teach abstinence, with no mention of contraception, as well…

Jessica Wakeman | March 19, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Utah Lawmaker Admits To Hot Tub Frolic With Underaged Girl

It’s a story ripped from an episode of “Jersey Shore”: Utah’s House Majority Leader, Rep. Kevin Garn, admitted yesterday that in 2002 he paid a woman $150,000 to keep quiet…

Jessica Wakeman | March 12, 2010 - 9:15 pm

Today’s Lady News: Utah Ditches Bill Criminalizing Miscarriage

The Utah legislator who introduced a bill to state government that would punish a woman for a miscarriage due to a “reckless act” has withdrawn the bill. The bill was…

Jessica Wakeman | March 5, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Utah Bill Would Criminalize Miscarriage From “Reckless” Acts

Utah’s House of Representatives and Senate have approved a bill which would criminalize miscarriage caused by an “intentional, knowing, or reckless” act, such as drinking while pregnant. The bill is…

Jessica Wakeman | February 25, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Pole Dancing To Become An Olympic Sport?

Apparently, a bunch of Mormon women in Utah — yes, Mormon women in Utah — are seeking to turn the fine art of pole dancing into a competitive

Susannah Breslin | November 21, 2008 - 6:30 pm