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Driving Ruins Women’s Ovaries, Warns Saudi Cleric

Listen up, women of childbearing age! Do you ever want to have kids some day? Are you concerned about your fertility? Then never, ever get behind the wheel of a…

Jessica Wakeman | September 30, 2013 - 1:40 pm

NJ Court Says State Must Recognize Gay Marriage

A New Jersey judge has ruled that the state must recognize gay marriages now that the federal government does, so that NJ citizens can receive their federal benefits. Presently,…

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

Teacher Who Raped 14-Year-Old Student Is Free After 30 Days In Jail

Good news, Montana parents! I know you were worried that Stacey Dean Rambold was stuck behind bars instead of in the classroom at Billings High School, where he liked to…

Jessica Wakeman | September 26, 2013 - 3:20 pm

Literature Bro David Gilmour Isn’t Sexist, He Was Just Busy Speaking French When He Said Women Writers Suck

“I was having a conversation, in French, with a colleague while this young woman was doing this interview. So these were very much tossed-off remarks. … [T]his is a young…

Jessica Wakeman | September 26, 2013 - 2:45 pm

First Native American Woman Nominated For Federal Judgeship

Diane J. Humetewa was nominated to the Arizona federal bench, and if she’s confirmed, she will be the first Native American woman to serve as a federal judge. [RH

Claire Hannum | September 25, 2013 - 7:30 pm

Widower Of Irish Woman Who Died After Being Refused An Abortion Sues Doctors

Praveen Halappanavar, the widower of Savita Halappanavar, the woman who died in an Irish hospital last year after she was refused a medically necessary abortion, is suing the Health…

Jessica Wakeman | September 24, 2013 - 7:30 pm

High School Crowns Trans Student Cassidy Lynn Campbell Homecoming Queen

Meet Cassidy Lynn Campbell, a transgender teen from Huntington Beach, California, who was crowned her high school’s homecoming queen. Sixteen-year-old Cassidy lived as “Lance” until transitioning three years ago.

Jessica Wakeman | September 23, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Frisky Movie Review: “After Tiller” — On Women And The Abortion Providers Who Trust Them

A few months ago, I chatted with a newly pregnant friend over ice cream. Eventually, after we exhausted the areas of the politics of maternity leave and the excitement of…

Carrie Nelson | September 23, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Human Trafficking Charges Dropped Against Saudi Princess Meshael Alayban

Charges of human trafficking have been dropped against Saudi Arabian princess Meshael Alayban, 42, who lives in Orange County, California, due to lack of evidence. Alayban’s maid said her…

Jessica Wakeman | September 20, 2013 - 7:30 pm

Joy Covey, Former Amazon.com Executive, Dies Suddenly In Bike Accident At 50

Joy Covey, the former CFO of Amazon.com and a pioneering woman in tech, died suddenly in a bicycle accident yesterday in San Mateo County, California, at age 50. Named by…

Jessica Wakeman | September 20, 2013 - 10:20 am

Pope: The Catholic Church Is “Obsessed” With Abortion, Gays

In an interview published by 16 Jesuit publications around the world, Pope Francis criticized the Catholic Church for being “obsessed” with abortion, gay marriage and birth control. “It is…

Jessica Wakeman | September 19, 2013 - 6:30 pm

Obama To Name Janet Yellen As Chairman Of The Federal Reserve: Sources

Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Janet Yellen will almost certainly be nominated by President Obama to lead the Fed, according to sources of the Washington Post. [Washington Post]
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Jessica Wakeman | September 18, 2013 - 7:30 pm
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