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OB/GYN’s Son Accused Of Forging Dad’s Signature & Tricking Girlfriend To Abort Pregnancy Without Her Knowledge

A 28-year-old man gave the abortion pill to his six-weeks-pregnant girlfriend without her knowledge, causing her to have an abortion.  John Andrew Welden has been charged with first degree murder and…

Jessica Wakeman | May 17, 2013 - 12:20 pm

Feminists Take Over A Misogynist Facebook Page From The Inside

Read this story about how six feminists took over a misogynist Facebook page from the inside… [The Daily Dot]
Black women are 49 percent less likely than white…

Jessica Wakeman | May 16, 2013 - 6:40 pm

The Rest Of Hollywood Is As Sexist As Seth MacFarlane

It’s never really a good year for the Bechdel test.  But is it possible that things are degenerating for women in film? According to a study done by USC’s Annenberg School of

Sarah Gray | May 16, 2013 - 3:40 pm

Women Don ’60s “Mad Men” Costumes To Protest North Carolina Birth Control Refusal Bill

North Carolina’s state house is set to debate a bill that would allow employers to refuse coverage of employees’ birth control. In protest, a bunch of women dressed up…

Jessica Wakeman | May 15, 2013 - 6:40 pm

Don’t Want To Get Raped? Drink Less, Hong Kong Official Suggests

Gee, don’t you just love that in the battle to train men to not rape, you have the security secretary of Hong Kong, Lai Tung-kwok, stomping on all our efforts…

Sarah Gray | May 15, 2013 - 4:40 pm

Is There A Penalty For Powerful Women Admitting Mental Illness?

Is there a penalty for a woman who breaks through the glass ceiling and, then, from her position of power, admits that she struggled with mental illness in her past?

Jessica Wakeman | May 15, 2013 - 4:00 pm

Who Is A “Grown A$$ Woman,” Anyway?

This past Monday night, women and quite a few men brought their most honest queries to WNYC  hoping to glean some wisdom on “How to be a Grown A$$ Women.”  Lindy West,…

Sarah Gray | May 15, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Rep. Michele Bachmann Urges “Spiritual Warfare” Against Marriage Equality, Reproductive Rights

Rep. Michele Bachmann is urging Christians to engage in “spiritual warfare” to put their religious values in government, like banning marriage equality and criminalizing abortion. Scary, scary stuff. [Raw

Jessica Wakeman | May 14, 2013 - 6:30 pm

Kermit Gosnell, Late Term Abortion Provider, Found Guilty Of Three Counts Of Murder

Dr. Kermit Gosnell, a Philadelphia doctor whose clinic gained attention for his criminal performance of late-term abortions, was found guilty yesterday of three counts of first-degree murder. He had been…

Jessica Wakeman | May 14, 2013 - 12:30 pm

Could Turkey Get A Brothel Filled With Men?!

A brothel filled with men for female customers? We’re listening … It turns out the call comes from an anti-poverty group in Turkey demanding that legal, state-run brothels practice gender…

Jessica Wakeman | May 14, 2013 - 9:30 am

Cab Driver Allegedly Rapes Sleeping Woman, Returns Lost Wallet, Wants A Cookie

A New Orleans cab driver would much prefer that you focus on the fact he returned a man’s lost wallet and didn’t accept the reward and not that he…

Jessica Wakeman | May 13, 2013 - 6:30 pm

15-Year-Old Boy Arrested For Acid Attack Against London Woman

Last month a 28-year-old woman answered the door of her East London home to have a bottle of acid squirted in her face and on the pet chihuahua in her…

Jessica Wakeman | May 13, 2013 - 3:30 pm
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