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Topless FEMEN Activists Charged With Debauchery

The African country of Tunisia put three activists from the topless feminist group FEMEN on trial for debauchery after they bared their breasts in the city’s capital in May.

Jessica Wakeman | June 5, 2013 - 7:00 pm

Some Morning-After Pills Available Over The Counter, Appeals Court Rules

The two-pill version of the morning-after pill must be immediately available over-the-counter without age restrictions, a federal appeals court has ruled today. However, the court also upheld a “stay” on…

Jessica Wakeman | June 5, 2013 - 4:30 pm

It’s Hard Out There For A Teen: Boobs, Tribal Feathers, Hipster Glasses Not Allowed!

Cleavage, tribal feathers, hipster glasses — oh my! All of those things have gotten students in trouble at schools around the nation. Schools sure have gotten strict, some might say…

Jessica Wakeman | June 5, 2013 - 9:00 am

Republican Congresswoman: Women Just Want To Be “Recognized,” Not Paid Equally

Tennessee Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn says she opposes equal pay laws because women just want to be “recognized,” just not paid equally for the same work. Rep. Blackburn then…

Jessica Wakeman | June 4, 2013 - 7:30 pm

Beatriz, El Salvador Woman, Finally Has Emergency Abortion

Beatriz, a 22-year-old pregnant woman in El Salvador with serious health issues, has finally had an abortion that will hopefully save her life.

The mother of a 14-month-old…

Jessica Wakeman | June 4, 2013 - 11:40 am

Today’s Lady News: Reader Submission Edition!

Jessica is off today, which means Today’s Lady News will be a reader submission edition! Submit your own links to news articles and blog posts about women, girls, trans-identified people, gender roles,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 3, 2013 - 6:30 pm

Megyn Kelly Opens A Can Of Whoop-Ass On Judgy-Wudgy Fox News Guest

Watch Fox News’ Megyn Kelly decimate her pompous blowhard guest, who is judgmentally arguing that stay-at-home-moms are “better” for all kids. Erick Erickson is the editor of a conservative…

Jessica Wakeman | May 31, 2013 - 6:30 pm

Does This Pregnant 70-Year-Old Make You Uncomfortable?

Because that seems to be the point.

This isn’t a real pregnant 70-year-old, though. She’s a British TV host, Kate Garraway, who is 46 and warning young women…

Jessica Wakeman | May 31, 2013 - 2:30 pm

El Salvador Will Allow Beatriz An Emergency Abortion After All

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court of El Salavador refused an appeal by a 22-year-old woman with serious health issues to have a lifesaving abortion. Beatriz is 26 weeks pregnant with…

Jessica Wakeman | May 31, 2013 - 12:20 pm

Japanese Court Rules Against Keeping One’s “Maiden Name”

A Japanese court has upheld a law that married couples must both use the last name of one of the partners. However, nearly 96 percent of the time, it…

Jessica Wakeman | May 30, 2013 - 6:30 pm

El Salvador’s Supreme Court Refuses To Allow Sick Pregnant Woman Beatriz A Lifesaving Abortion

Beatriz, a 22-year-old woman in El Salvador with severe health problems, was refused a lifesaving abortion of a fetus with severe birth defects by the Supreme Court of El Salvador…

Jessica Wakeman | May 30, 2013 - 11:40 am

Lean In Asks, What Would You Do If You Weren’t Afraid?

What would you do if you weren’t afraid? That’s what LeanIn.org, the organization established by Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg, author of Lean In: Women, Work And The Will To Lead, wants…

Jessica Wakeman | May 30, 2013 - 9:40 am
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