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Education

Amnesty International: Iranian Women Are Being Made Into “Baby-Making Machines”

Wendy Stokesby:

Amnesty International is saying that an Iranian bill restricting the availability of contraception and abortions in order to boost the country’s population is effectively going to …

Entertainment

Reddit Finally Has An Anti-Harassment Policy Under Ellen Pao’s Leadership

Wendy Stokesby:

Best: Reddit now has an anti-harassment policy, under which the platform defines harassment as “systematic and/or continued actions to torment or demean someone in a way …

Style

Utah High School Photoshops “Modesty” Into Girls’ Yearbook Photos

Wendy Stokesby:

A high school in Utah has Photoshopped longer sleeves and higher necklines onto female students in its yearbook. Student Shelby Baum, above, even had a tattoo …

Entertainment

Women Don’t Apply To “Male-Sounding” Job Postings, Whatever That Means

Wendy Stokesby:

A small study of 260 people found that women are deterred by the language in job postings, particularly when “male-sounding” words are used like “aggressive” and …

News

Hey, You! Pee On A Stick Before You Drink That Beer!

Tamara Vlahovicby:

A Republican (obviously) politician in Alaska wants the state to pay for pregnancy tests in restaurants and bars so women can find out if they are …

CelebsMusicNews

Racist, Sexist Daily Mail Writer Liz Jones Says Rihanna “Invites Rape” In Her Scandalous Outfits

Dragana Stepicby:

Granted, the UK’s Daily Mail (aka the Daily Fail) is not the place you go to read nuanced, tasteful analysis, but writing that Rihanna “surely invites rape and …

News

Today’s Lady News: John Wayne Bobbitt And His Severed Penis Visit “The View”

Tamara Vlahovicby:

John Wayne Bobbitt, the man who notoriously had his penis cut off by his then-wife, Lorena Bobbitt, because he allegedly raped her and had allegedly been …

News

Today’s Lady News: Michelle Bachmann Bitches About Breastfeeding

Tamara Vlahovicby:

Representative Michelle Bachmann of Minnesota opposes a change in IRS code to offer tax deductions for breast pumps and complained that First Lady Michelle Obama’s promotion …