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Texas Legislators Introduce Anti-Abortion “Fetal Pain” Bill

Texas State Representatives Jodie Laubenberg (D R) and Jeff Leach (R) have introduced a so-called “fetal pain” bill called The Preborn Pain Act, which would ban abortions after 20 weeks,…

Sarah Gray | March 5, 2013 - 4:20 pm

Man Gropes Woman, Promptly Falls Into A Manhole

Karma’s a bitch.

Last night outside my apartment in New York City, the street was flooded with lights, sirens and a cherry-picker? Yes.  A cherry-picker, along with a…

Sarah Gray | March 5, 2013 - 3:40 pm

“Said To Lady Journos” Is My New Favorite Tumblr

Once upon a time, I was a spritely young newspaper reporter and got a very gross introduction to the way some men treat female journalists. My own dad would jokingly…

Jessica Wakeman | March 5, 2013 - 9:20 am

The NY Times Publishes Its Stupidest Piece About Feminism (And The Cannibal Cop!) Ever

Feminism has failed, you guys. Finished! Kaput! Dunzo! To what can we attribute this latest death knell? A writer for The New York Times thinks that feminists have not been…

Jessica Wakeman | March 4, 2013 - 4:00 pm

Virginia Spa Bans Gays, Lesbians & Transgender Folks

Spa World, a spa in Virginia, has forbidden LGBT folks from using their facility because their “abnormal sexual behaviors and orientation” are a threat to kids and recently asked…

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

Connecticut Lawmaker Stripped Of Title Over Lewd “Snake” Comment To Teen Girl

Rep. Ernest Hewett of Connecticut, a Democrat, was caught on audiotape making a lewd sexual comment regarding a 17-year-old girl who testified to the state legislature about her internship. The

Jessica Wakeman | March 1, 2013 - 2:40 pm

South Dakota Flat-Out Being A**holes To Women Seeking Abortion

This is how anti-abortion extremists try to control women’s bodies: they use state legislatures to create bogus and medically unnecessary laws that make it very, very difficult for a woman…

Jessica Wakeman | March 1, 2013 - 1:20 pm

Teen Girl In Maldives To Be Flogged 100 Times For Premarital Sex

Last week, a 15-year-old girl in the Maldives was sentenced to being flogged with 100 lashes for having consensual sex outside of marriage. Now the Islamic ministry and judiciary are…

Jessica Wakeman | March 1, 2013 - 11:20 am

Not Doing Housework Is Making Ladies Fat, Sez Study

Women might be overweight because we’re doing less housework and living more sedentary lifestyles, according to a new study published this month by PLoS. Hmm, but how does that

Jessica Wakeman | February 28, 2013 - 5:30 pm

Mexican Town Bans Slutty, Slutty Miniskirts & Gay, Gay Cross-Dressing

Because no man in the history of the world has ever been able to control his rape-alicious sexual urges, a Mexican town has banned women from wearing slutty, slutty miniskirts.

Jessica Wakeman | February 28, 2013 - 9:40 am

Taylor Swift Gets Parodied For A Good Cause!

There is a great parody of Taylor Swift’s “22” floating around the interwebz.  Rather than finding inspiration from ex-boyfriends this song takes aim at a different set of pathetic…

Sarah Gray | February 27, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Conservative Writer Compares Ashley Judd To Todd Akin

Ashley Judd was compared to Todd Akin by conservative writer for The Daily Caller, Alex Pappas. Seriously?

Ashley Judd’s name has been floated around as possible Democratic candidate

Sarah Gray | February 27, 2013 - 3:40 pm
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