Au revoir, Mademoiselle. Thanks to pressure from French feminist groups, dames no longer have to identify themselves as Madam (married) or Mademoiselle (unmarried) on official government documents. The only way today could improve for French women is if Dominique Strauss-Kahn announced plans to permanently emigrate.
Soon you may be able to forget what you learned in French class about when to call a woman "madame," and when to use "mademoiselle" (if you haven't already forgotten every lesson from high school French). Two French feminist groups have launched a new campaign to do away with titles that refer to a woman's age and…
An Oklahoma woman was kicked off exercise equipment at her gym for being too heavy, illustrating how obese people are shamed even when they try to lose weight.
The magazine may date from 1953, but the advice (via Modern Mechanix) is timeless. Let's learn from our farmer/model godmother, Tippi, as she juggles the responsibilities of running "from one New York studio appointment to the next" while also...raising horses.