Earlier this week, the American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Colorado filed discrimination charges with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on behalf of four pilots for Frontier Airlines. The charges allege that four pilots, Randi Freyer, Brandy Beck, Shannon Kiedrowski and Erin Zielinski, were…
South African wildlife photographer Renata Ewald was traveling in Kruger National Park when she saw this mother elephant with one terrific pair of breasts.
Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson airport has introduced nursing rooms, which is great news for the many families who are well-acquainted with the experience of getting trapped there!
Life’s a little less logistically complicated for the nursing mothers of the Australian House of Representatives, who—thanks to new, deliberately more family-friendly policies—can now breastfeed in chambers instead of having to trudge back to their offices.
Earlier today, TV host Wendy Williams had on actress Alyssa Milano to debate the issue of breastfeeding in public. Wendy, it turns out, is not for it!
While human people are sleeping, my baby awakes. She whines and wriggles over to my listless body. Leading with her pale, swollen cheeks and newly cut teeth, she pounces on my chest. My flesh of my flesh uses her sharp talons to pull the wound on my breast into her mouth. Then, she sucks my blood.
It is so hard to come to terms with the fact that we aren’t babies anymore and can’t just suck on a tit for nourishment. McDonald’s Japan is maybe having a harder time with that realization than most.
In today’s strange, sad news, authorities in Chile rescued a malnourished two-year-old boy after he was discovered being breastfed by a dog. A witness saw the pup, which is named Reina, feeding the child at a mechanic’s workshop in the port city of Arica. The boy also had a skin infection and lice infestation.
Starting Tuesday, a new Texas law will require that public employees to be given breaks to pump breast milk at work, and that they can’t be fired or disciplined for taking the time to pump. The law benefits public employees like teachers, one of whom told the Texas Observer that she’s had to pump standing up in her…
The New York Times has a story today about Donald Trump’s behavior during depositions in the many lawsuits he’s party to. You’ll be shocked to learn that he lies, bloviates, exaggerates, and generally behaves like a cranky orange toddler in need of a time-out. In one particularly bizarre incident, a female lawyer…
Here’s an interesting company benefit: IBM will start shipping breast milk home for nursing employees obligated to travel thither and yon for work.
On Friday, the Family Court of Australia overturned an injunction filed on June 5th that banned a mother from breastfeeding her 11-month-old on the absurd basis that her recent tattoo endangered the child.
An Australian woman has been banned from breastfeeding her 11-month-old because she got a tattoo four weeks earlier, despite recording negative results on HIV and hepatitis tests.
Broad City’s Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer stopped by The Nightly Show on Thursday night to chat casually about breastfeeding, the National Spelling Bee and racial stereotypes.
The June 2015 subscriber cover of Elle Australia features model Nicole Trunfio breastfeeding her four-month-old, Zion (whose dad is musician Gary Clark, Jr.).
Breastfeeding in public has always been a controversial subject, especially when photos of it are shared on social media. Gisele Bündchen, Alyssa Milano and Jaime King have all experienced backlash after proudly sharing photos of themselves breastfeeding on Instagram, while other non-celebrity moms had their accounts…
A Change.org petition signed by hundreds has led the Washington Nationals to reexamine the location they’ve designated for nursing mothers. The team has announced that women will soon have a much more appropriate place to feed their children and watch the game.
Researchers tested samples of online-purchased breast milk for a study that was published in Pediatrics this week. The results: 10% of the samples contained cow’s milk.
Well if it isn't father patriarchy ruling his ugly head. Angela Ames is fresh out of options after the US Supreme Court declined to hear her petition to get a lower court's ruling overturned (the Iowa mom was trying to sue her employer for gender discrimination after she was fired for breastfeeding).
One person who won't give you any shit for breastfeeding in public, apparently: Pope Francis.