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New York Times Needed Some Help Writing Headlines

The New York Times changed their online headline on this story from “sex charges” to “sexual assault charges” after getting slammed on Twitter. The piece was about the Morehouse

Jessica Wakeman | May 3, 2013 - 5:40 pm

Serial Groper Gets Off Scot-Free, Because That’s How We Do

Oh, FFS, America. Last year, New York City was captivated by the tale of the good-looking, really well-dressed, white man — totally the kind of guy who want to bring…

Jessica Wakeman | May 3, 2013 - 3:20 pm

Three Morehouse Basketball Players Accused Of Sexual Assault

An 18-year-old Spelman student has accused three basketball players from Morehouse College of sexual assault. One faces a charge of aggravated sodomy, while two others face both rape and…

Jessica Wakeman | May 2, 2013 - 6:00 pm

“No More Abuse” Campaign Launched In Saudi Arabia

Th anti-domestic violence campaign, “No More Abuse,” has been launched in the desert of women’s rights: Saudi Arabia.  Saudi Arabia is not known for it draught of gender parity.  Just…

Sarah Gray | May 2, 2013 - 3:20 pm

UPDATE: Today’s Lady News: BareMinerals Has Men Carry Creepy “You Look Beautiful Sweaty” Signs At Marathon

[UPDATE, May 2: BareMinerals has apologized for the signs, saying they did not “translate” well, and adding “Please rest assured that these signs will not be used going forward…

Jessica Wakeman | May 1, 2013 - 5:40 pm

FDA Makes Morning-After Pill Available Ages 15 And Up

Ladies, rejoice!  For once, politicians are actually expanding access to contraceptives — sort of! Following a recent court decision — Tummino v. Hamberg – mandating that the Food and Drug Administration expand access

Sarah Gray | May 1, 2013 - 12:40 pm

LEGO Construction Worker Stickers That Build Sexism!

Last week the blog Talking To Strangers posted about a LEGO sticker showing a construction worker figurines catcalling, “Hey Babe!” LEGO issued a response, where they said, “To communicate the LEGO…

Sarah Gray | April 30, 2013 - 6:30 pm

Five-Year-Old Rape Victim Dies At Indian Hospital

Last night, a five-year-old girl died in a hospital in India from cardiac arrest, succumbing to wounds suffered when she was raped.

According to a hospital official, the child…

Sarah Gray | April 30, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Your Slutty Behavior Is Killing Flowers (Or Something?)

You probably didn’t know that by taking the birth control pill, you are directly contributing to lethal experimentation, euthanasia, poverty, and crime. Well, this flower/weed graphic discovered by feminist blogger…

Jessica Wakeman | April 30, 2013 - 2:20 pm

Swedish High School Debuts Gender Neutral Locker Room

Students at a Swedish high school have requested and received a gender neutral changing room as part of the school’s locker room for any student that wants to use it.

Jessica Wakeman | April 30, 2013 - 9:20 am

Anti-Abortion Group Live Action Debuts More “Undercover” Videos

The anti-abortion group Live Action today debuted more videos filmed “undercover” at abortion clinics, including ones in Washington, D.C., and the Bronx, NY, claiming they perform “illegal and inhuman…

Jessica Wakeman | April 29, 2013 - 5:40 pm

Pooping At Work Is “The Last Office Taboo For Women,” Apparently

Everybody poops.

Deal with it, ladies.

And yes, I mean “ladies.” Because while there are many ways you are discriminated against in the office because of…

Jessica Wakeman | April 29, 2013 - 3:20 pm
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