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Texas YMCA Denies Family Membership To Lesbian Parents

A YMCA in Tyler, Texas, is allegedly refusing to give a family membership to two lesbian parents, even though they did issue them such a membership a decade ago.

Jessica Wakeman | January 24, 2013 - 5:40 pm

New Mexico Lawmaker Introduces Bill Requiring Rape Victims To Carry Pregnancies Full-Term

A pregnancy resulting from rape or incest is evidence and having an abortion is “tampering with evidence,” according to a new bill introduced yesterday in New Mexico which would legally…

Jessica Wakeman | January 24, 2013 - 2:20 pm

UFC, FOX Pressured To Drop Quinton “Rampage” Jackson From Fight Over His YouTube Video About Attempted Rape

On January 26, FOX is set to air an Ultimate Fighting Championship fight with MMA fighter Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, who last April posted a video on the YouTube channel for…

Jessica Wakeman | January 24, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Guy Talk: Men Don’t Want To Have Sex All The Time

Here is a confession: I am a dude, and sometimes I don’t want to have sex. For good reasons, or no reasons at all. It just depends.

I…

Dan Solomon | January 24, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Oh No, This Hillary Clinton New York Post Cover Isn’t Sexist At All!

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Jessica Wakeman | January 24, 2013 - 11:20 am

Military Ban Lifted On Women In Combat Roles

The Secretary of Defense has lifted a ban that prohibited women from openly serving in combat roles in the military, NPR is reporting. Secretary Leon Panetta made the decision on…

Jessica Wakeman | January 24, 2013 - 9:20 am

Hillary Clinton Kicks Some Ass Before The Senate Foreign Relations Committee

She may be leaving the Obama Administration, but this morning, Mrs. Clinton was back in action for her potentially final public act as Secretary of State.

I was…

Sarah Gray | January 23, 2013 - 5:40 pm

Sundance Survey: Female Directors Fare Better In Indie Films Than Hollywood

Women directors fare far better in indie films than they do in the mainstream Hollywood machine, according to a new study out of this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Women…

Jessica Wakeman | January 23, 2013 - 5:20 pm

Tweeting Pictures Of Your Boobs Isn’t Really Feminist, Y’all

I guess “feminism” now means tweeting pictures of your cleavage with the hashtag #KUboobs to support your college sports team? At least that’s how some football basketball fans at the…

Jessica Wakeman | January 22, 2013 - 5:40 pm

Today’s The 40th Anniversary Of ‘Roe Vs. Wade’

Today, January 22, marks the 40th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s historic Roe vs. Wade decision legalizing abortions nationwide. Despite the fact that issues such gay rights held a spotlight in President

Sarah Gray | January 22, 2013 - 4:20 pm

Some Anti-Abortion Fool Sat Up In A Tree During The Inauguration And Screamed About Babies

An anti-abortion protester climbed up a tree — just like a bear! — at Obama’s Presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C., today, holding a sign that read “Pray to end…

Jessica Wakeman | January 21, 2013 - 5:20 pm

Meet Mikel Ruffinelli, The Woman With The World’s Largest Hips

And you thought you had problems fitting into the jeans at J.Crew? That’s nothing compared to the trials and tribulations of Mikel Ruffinelli of Los Angeles, the woman with the…

Jessica Wakeman | January 21, 2013 - 2:40 pm
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