Posts tagged "women news"

Women Don’t Suck At Parking — In Fact, We’re Kinda Good At It

I’m sure many women were experiencing road rage last week when word broke out that a German mayor designated various parking spots for only men, and others for only women.

Daley Quinn | July 19, 2012 - 9:20 am

Analysis Released On Status Of Women Of Color In The U.S.

The Center For American Progress has released an analysis on the status of women of color in the United States, which had some disconcerting findings, such as that WOC…

Jessica Wakeman | July 18, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Gamer Couple Meets For First Time In 5 Years, Won’t Let Each Other Go

I really don’t know whether to laugh or cry after watching this couple embrace each other for an excruciatingly excessive amount of time. I feel a huge amount of secondhand…

Daley Quinn | July 18, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Bones Of Real Life Mona Lisa May Have Been Unearthed

The model in Leonardo da Vinci’s famed Mona Lisa painting, named Lisa Gherardini, may have been discovered buried underneath a convent in Florence, Italy.

Gherardini became a nun…

Daley Quinn | July 18, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Boy Scouts Keeping Ban On Gay Scouts And Leaders

The Boy Scouts of America announced today that they are keeping their policy banning gay scouts and gay leaders after a two-year policy review. I know this item has…

Jessica Wakeman | July 17, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Yahoo’s New CEO Marissa Mayer Is Seven Month’s Pregnant

Today in Ba-BOOM! news: Yahoo’s newly-appointed CEO Marissa Mayer, former VP of Google, is seven months pregnant. With a baby. Seven months pregnant with a baby and running a huge

Jessica Wakeman | July 17, 2012 - 5:00 pm

Women Score Higher In IQ Tests, Win Battle of The Sexes Once And For All

The victory bell has been rung and the battle of the sexes can come to a close once and for all. (Just kidding!)  A new study has found women are…

Daley Quinn | July 17, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Mississippi Museum To Lesbian Couple: You’re Not Welcome Here

A publicly-funded museum in Mississippi refuses to allow a lesbian couple to hold a commitment ceremony on their grounds. The Masonic Hall at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum told…

Jessica Wakeman | July 16, 2012 - 5:20 pm

Rape Jokes: I Can’t Believe You Clapped For That

Louis C.K. just got 100 percent lamer, in my opinion. I just watched this rape joke reel put together by the feminist org, the Women’s Media Center, to show that…

Jessica Wakeman | July 16, 2012 - 4:20 pm

NASCAR Fans Jeer Lady Driver For Sucking (But Do It Sexistly So)

There’s criticism (“You suck”) and then there’s criticism that hits below the belt because it gets specific about someone’s race, gender, or sexuality (“You suck because you’re fag”). The latter…

Jessica Wakeman | July 16, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Judge Keeps Mississippi’s Only Abortion Clinic Open For Now

A federal judge has blocked parts of a law that would effectively force Missisippi’s one remaining abortion clinic to shut down. However, the judge allowed certain restrictions of the MS…

Jessica Wakeman | July 16, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Women On Hill Receive Significantly Less Than Their Male Counterparts

Today in BS: female Republican House staffers make a whopping $10,093.09 less than the male Republican House staff. Yes, you should read that number again: $10,093.09!

The Democrats…

Daley Quinn | July 15, 2012 - 10:30 am

Photoshopped Painting Of Venus Questions Our “Ideal” Standard Of Beauty

Young models, like in Seventeen magazine, are not the only females getting digitally enhanced and fully photoshopped to unrealistic proportions these days. Throughout many famous paintings of the Goddess of Love…

Daley Quinn | July 14, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Daniel Tosh Scrubs Rape References From His TV Pilot

Comedian Daniel Tosh is debuting a new show tonight called “Brickleberry” at Comic Con and reportedly ordered that the pilot be scrubbed of all rape references. “Everyone is freaking…

Jessica Wakeman | July 13, 2012 - 5:40 pm

“Not Homeless, Need Boobs”: Ohio Woman Begging For Boobs On The Street

There’s a couple of speed bumps on the street in Akron, Ohio, but they’re not the type you are thinking of: a 37-year-old woman identified only as Chrissy is panhandling…

Jessica Wakeman | July 13, 2012 - 2:40 pm

“The Light In Her Eyes” Documentary Explores Koran’s Influence On Girls

Houda Al-Habash is not only seen driving her car in the opening scene of “The Light In Her Eyes,” but she is also steering hundreds of young Syrian girls and…

Daley Quinn | July 13, 2012 - 10:40 am

Thinspo Blogger Who Fat-Shamed Kate Upton Vows To Change Her Ways

The anonymous pro-anorexia, “thinspiration” blogger who trashed curvaceous model Kate Upon on her Skinny Gossip blog for being “fat,” has said she will remove the “Starving Tips Of The Day”…

Jessica Wakeman | July 12, 2012 - 5:40 pm

A Saucy Squabble Over “Fifty Shades Of Grey” Leads To Boyfriend Being Charged With Assault

Apparently, reading 50 Shades of Grey warrants being squirted in the face with 50 Shades of Brown.

Raymond Hodgson, 31, was recently charged with common assault after finding…

Daley Quinn | July 12, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence Prevention Funding Vetoed, Called “Distraction” By SC Gov. Nikki Haley

South Carolina’s Republican Governor Nikki Haley — who is buds with Mitt Romney! — vetoed $453,680 last week for domestic violence and sexual assault prevention through the South Carolina Coalition…

Jessica Wakeman | July 12, 2012 - 3:40 pm

China Issues Payout To Forced Abortion Woman

Last month, those of us concerned with reproductive rights were aghast at the story of Feng Jianmei, a 22-year-old Chinese woman who was forced to have an abortion. She and…

Jessica Wakeman | July 12, 2012 - 2:20 pm
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