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Germany: Girl sues boys' choir for gender discrimination

A nine-year-old girl in Berlin who was rejected entrance to a centuries-old boys' choir is filing a lawsuit for gender bias. The case has sparked debate across German media about g...

Germany: Girl sues boys' choir for gender discrimination

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Girl, 9, sues renowned Berlin boys choir over gender bias A 9-year-old girl is suing a centuries-old Berlin boys choir, arguing that her bid to join was only rejected because of her gender, in a case that has sparked debate over equal rights versus artistic freedom....
00:00, 08/17/2019

Germany: Girl loses gender bias case against boys choir The choir's right to artistic freedom is decisive, a Berlin court has ruled after the parents of a 9-year-old girl sued when she was rejected by the prestigious State and Cathedral Choir....
05:00, 08/17/2019

Berlin choir accused of gender discrimination by nine-year-old girl German capital’s oldest musical institution violated constitution by refusing girl’s application, court to hearA nine-year-old girl is taking Berlin’s oldest boys’ choir to court, claiming the state-run institution’s admissions criteria are gender-biased and violate Germany’s constitution.Next week,...
06:17, 08/10/2019

A German Boys Choir Is Being Sued for Gender Bias After Rejecting a 9-Year-Old Girl BERLIN (AP) — A 9-year-old girl is suing a centuries-old Berlin boys choir, arguing that her bid to join was only rejected because of her gender. The State and Cathedral Choir is one of the most renowned boys choirs in Germany, founded in 1465 by Fredrick II of Brandenburg. Over its 554 years,...
13:34, 08/15/2019

Girl’s Quest to Sing With Berlin’s Boys’ Choir Is Dashed The 9-year-old’s lawsuit had said that rejecting girls denied them access to a high-quality educational opportunity. The choir said the problem was her voice, not her gender....
17:34, 08/16/2019

A Girl Was Barred From Singing With Berlin’s Boys’ Choir. So She Sued. The lawsuit says that rejecting girls denies them access to a high-quality educational opportunity. The choir says the problem with the 9-year-old is her voice, not her gender....
12:00, 08/16/2019

Woman Sues 3 Tokyo Medical Schools Over Gender, Age Discrimination A Japanese woman Wednesday sued three Tokyo medical schools she says rejected her because of her gender and age, in a case her lawyer said was the "tip of the iceberg"....
16:51, 06/05/2019

Five anchors sue NY1 for age and gender discrimination Five anchorwomen and reporters at NY1 say the local news channel systematically shoved them aside to make room for younger faces while celebrating the long tenure of male anchors like venerable morning man Pat Kiernan. Roma Torre, Kristen Shaughnessy, Jeanine Ramirez, Vivian Lee and Amanda Farinacci...
22:51, 06/19/2019

Former WeWork Executives Allege Gender, Age Discrimination WeWork is being sued by two former executives who are accusing the shared-office company of gender and age discrimination as it gears up for an initial public offering....
07:00, 06/21/2019

Gender discrimination blamed for Malawi election allegations A group of women in Malawi say Electoral Commission head Jane Ansah is being targeted because of her gender for her part in May's disputed election. Other women say they are playing the gender card....
18:34, 07/10/2019

U.S. Soccer agrees to mediation with women’s team over pay, gender discrimination: WSJ The U.S. Soccer Federation has reached a tentative agreement for mediation with the women's national team to resolve complaints in a lawsuit over equal pay with the men's team, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday....
01:34, 06/22/2019

New York bill aims to stop gender discrimination in product prices ALBANY, N.Y. — Legislation that has passed the New York state Assembly would prohibit companies from charging different prices for similar products marketed to either men and women. The measure, sponsored by Democratic Assemblywoman Nily Rozic of Queens, is intended to address price disparities betw...
12:17, 06/12/2019

USWNT, USSF agree to mediation in gender-discrimination lawsuit after World Cup Both sides are interested in resolving the longstanding disagreement over pay and working conditions, according to two people with knowledge of each parties’ thinking....
00:17, 06/22/2019

Sixteen women sue FBI, allege gender discrimination at Quantico training academy A group of women who were once FBI recruits have sued the bureau for alleged gender discrimination and accusing them of allowing a “good old boy network” to flourish at the training academy....
23:00, 05/30/2019

White lawyer sues Legal Aid Society for discrimination A white lawyer who worked at the Legal Aid Society for over 20 years says that she was wrongfully labeled a racist by her non-white colleagues — and the harassment caused her to suffer from PTSD and go on medical leave for a year, according to a new lawsuit. Cynthia Taylor, 57 — who star...
02:51, 06/29/2019

Former Detroit Tigers clubhouse attendant sues team alleging racial discrimination Derrell Coleman, a former Detroit Tigers clubhouse attendant, is suing the team and former pitching coach Chris Bosio over alleged racial discrimination....
08:51, 07/27/2019

Christian student group sues university for 'equal access,' alleges religious discrimination A prominent Christian student group is suing its university to ensure "equal access" like other student groups on campus, alleging anti-Christian discrimination....
22:17, 07/12/2019

Former clubhouse attendant sues Detroit Tigers, ex-pitching coach alleging racial discrimination A former Detroit Tigers clubhouse attendant filed a lawsuit against the club and former pitching coach Chris Bosio Thursday, claiming that “a culture of racism was tolerated by the upper echelons of management."...
00:51, 07/28/2019

White professor sues historically black university for age, race discrimination after 40-year tenure A white professor at a historically black university in Alabama has filed a federal lawsuit against the school Friday for age and racial discrimination after he claims they have denied him the salary he deserves, despite his tenure....
18:51, 07/25/2019

White FDNY lieutenant sues department over racial discrimination after being barred from Vulcan Society memorial A white firefighter has sued the FDNY after claiming he was barred from participating in a color guard ceremony honoring deceased members of the Vulcan Society - a fraternal organization of black firefighters....
17:17, 05/19/2019

The State Of California Is Investigating Riot Games For Gender Discrimination [Update: Riot Responds] The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing said today that it is filing an investigation enforcement suit against League of Legends publisher Riot Games, as part of an investigation into gender discrimination at the company....
04:34, 06/13/2019

Chace Crawford Is Now a Superhero on The Boys, But He's Not Opposed to a Gossip Girl Reunion Chace Crawford has left Nate Archibald about as far behind as he could with his new role in Amazon Prime's The Boys. Crawford now plays a superhero who's got the super part down......
08:51, 07/30/2019

'The Simpsons' longtime composer sues over dismissal, claims age discrimination The longtime composer of "The Simpsons" has sued over his dismissal, saying he was discriminated against because of his age and perceived disability.        ...
17:34, 08/06/2019

| Boy or girl? Hong Kong at centre of banned China gender test Shady middle-men are openly advertising on Chinese social media to smuggle blood samples of pregnant women to Hong Kong to skirt the mainland's ban on gender testing, an AFP investigation has found....
20:00, 05/22/2019

Boys & Girl Clubs of Tucson names 2019 Click For Kids Award recepients TUCSON – Laurie and Larry Wetterschneider and Laurie’s Parents Linda and Stuart Nelson Named Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson 2019 Click for Kids Award Recipients.  Here’s more from Tuesday’s sportscast: Created in 2009, the Click for Kids Award is to be presented annually by Bo...
11:51, 05/30/2019

Megan Thee Stallion Says ‘Hot Girl Summer’ Is Gender Neutral, So Get Ready to Drive the Boat With her latest project, Megan Thee Stallion officially ushered in summer and we’ve been jubilantly twerking ever since. With bop after bop, she’s giving us hits that bless not only our lives but our Instagram captions....
02:00, 06/26/2019

It's a girl! Anna Duggar reveals sex of baby No. 6 with Josh during beehive gender reveal Anna Duggar and husband Josh Duggar, the eldest of Jim Bob and Michelle's 19 kids, announced what their sixth child is "gonna bee" with a beehive.        ...
08:00, 06/21/2019

Policeman arrested after student uses Snapchat's 'gender swap' filter to pose as underage girl Officer Robert Davies is on paid leave after being charged with communicating with a minor to commit a felonyA California student used a “gender swap” filter on Snapchat to pose as an underage girl in a vigilante effort that led to a police officer’s arrest.After a friend told him she was sexually a...
01:17, 06/13/2019

After girl's death, teen boys become youngest ever convicted of murder in Ireland's history A Dublin jury found two 14-year-old boys guilty Tuesday of slaying 14-year-old Ana Kriegel last year.        ...
07:00, 06/21/2019

Iraqi Refugee Is Convicted in Germany of Raping and Murdering Teenage Girl The man was sentenced to life in prison for killing the 14-year-old in a case that fueled outrage, particularly on the far right, at the handling of asylum seekers....
13:00, 07/10/2019

Zac Efron's Ted Bundy movie shows just how well good boys can sniff out bad boys Dogs are notorious for being loving, loyal, and a person’s best friend, but what does it mean when a dog is hostile to you from the get-go? Well, that you’re a serial killer, duh. At least, that’s a true story about Ted Bundy that actually made it into Netflix’s Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil &am...
19:34, 05/03/2019

5 books not to miss: Colson Whitehead’s ‘The Nickel Boys,’ Daniel Silva’s ‘The New Girl’ Colson Whitehead delivers a new literary achievement in "The Nickel Boys," while Daniel Silva pens a page-turning thriller, "The New Girl."        ...
15:00, 07/18/2019

Stephen Colbert quizzes the cast of Good Boys, who, indeed, seem like very good boys After a long, hard week trying to squeeze laughs out of unremittingly bad news, sometimes you just want to hang out with the boys. Strutting out to Jon Batiste and Stay Human’s version of Thin Lizzy’s “The Boys Are Back In Town,” Keith L. Williams, Brady Noon, and Jacob Tremblay just came to hang wi...
18:00, 08/07/2019

Choir teacher heads to U.S. strongman competition (KWQC) A choir teacher in Bettendorf, Iowa possesses much more than a strong voice. After only a year of training, David Baxter won the Anvil Strongman Competition in Cedar Rapids last month. He’s now headed to the US Strongman National Competition on June 8, 2019 in Columbus, Ohio. Just a few...
21:51, 05/09/2019

Three boys know how to get into trouble in 'Good Boys' trailer From the guys that brought you "Superbad", three sixth grade boys go on an epic journey as they try to make it to a long-awaited party.        ...
07:17, 08/01/2019

Massive choir a place for Estonians to find identity, solace Tens of thousands of Estonians have joined in singing folk songs on the 150th anniversary of a music festival that inspired resistance to Soviet control and later received recognition from the U.N. cultural agency...
00:51, 07/08/2019

Choir, Broadway Casts Perform On New York Street During Blackout When a massive blackout plunged much of Manhattan into darkness on Saturday evening, a choir and the casts of Broadway musicals entertained tourists with impromptu performances in the street....
11:17, 07/14/2019

Crash Kills 4 Members of Church Choir en Route to Revival Meeting “Going for revivals is kind of the norm for country churches,” said a choir member from Shiloh Baptist Church who was traveling in another car to the meeting....
05:51, 05/30/2019

New York moments: choir, Broadway casts perform in the street during blackout When a massive blackout plunged much of Manhattan into darkness on Saturday evening, a choir and the casts of Broadway musicals entertained tourists with impromptu performances in the street....
12:00, 07/14/2019

Choir director, National Guard band leader accused of sex abuse at LI home A respected Long Island high school choir director has been arrested for sexually abusing a 16-year-old student at his home two years ago, police said Wednesday. Mark Kimes, 53 — who serves as leader of a National Guard band and won a Bronze Star during his military career — was charged ...
23:34, 08/15/2019

An emotional Terry Crews hits golden buzzer for Detroit Youth Choir Holding back tears, Terry Crews saw a piece of himself in the Detroit Youth Choir. Then, he hit the golden buzzer.        ...
19:34, 06/19/2019

Sour note: Sistine Chapel Choir director resigns after fraud allegations The director of the Sistine Chapel Choir, which has provided the musical backdrop to papal events for centuries, has resigned following allegations of fraud and embezzlement....
04:00, 07/11/2019

It’s #TwentyBiTeen, girl-on-girl culture is peaking and it’s about time Bisexual chic – from Bella Hadid’s virtual kiss to Ariana Grande’s hits – is having a moment and the mainstream is embracing itThis Pride season, rainbow-washing – where large corporations “come out” with rainbow logos and queer-focused ad campaigns – raises suspicion of opportunist overkill. When b...
14:34, 06/28/2019

North West and Penelope Disick Are the Newest Members of Kanye West's Sunday Service Choir Kanye West's musical talents run in the family. North West and Saint West, plus their crew of friends and cousins, joined Yeezy and his Sunday Service choir for a performance of......
06:51, 05/27/2019

Germany 'hypocritical' on NATO: US envoy to Germany Richard Grenell US President Donald Trump's top diplomat in Berlin said German politicians were not committed enough to the alliance's defense spending target. He also said the country should have learned a better lesson from WWII....
08:51, 05/09/2019

Former West Germany star Bernd Schuster: 'Ter Stegen should be Germany's No. 1' When Bernd Schuster left Cologne for Barcelona in 1980, he was one of the first Bundesliga players to move to Spain. He spoke to DW about his move and two Germans who followed in his footsteps decades later....
11:17, 05/22/2019

Royal Baby: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding choir to perform lullaby for baby Sussex The gospel choir that stunned Britain with their performance at the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are to perform a special lullaby dedicated to the royal baby....
18:00, 05/07/2019

'AGT': Detroit Youth Choir moves an inspired Terry Crews to tears, wins a golden buzzer Detroit Youth Choir, a community-based group led by Choir Director Anthony White, reminded "America's Got Talent" host Terry Crews of himself.        ...
04:17, 06/19/2019

Gossip Girl reboot to suggest the real Gossip Girl was the friends we made along the way HBO announced earlier this month that its plans to lure viewers into the web of its new streaming service HBO Max included a somewhat unlikely piece of bait: A reboot of The CW’s Gossip Girl, the show that dared to dream that someday bloggers might change the world (or, at least, the world of uber-r...
08:51, 07/27/2019

Pat Kiernan addresses discrimination lawsuit against NY1 on air NY1 morning host Pat Kiernan on Thursday addressed his colleagues’ bombshell discrimination lawsuit against the network — though kept mum on the allegations, some of which targeted him directly. Kiernan held up the front cover of the New York Post as part of his daily “In The Paper...
15:34, 06/20/2019

HUD raises the bar for bringing discrimination claims HUD's proposed "disparate impact" rule would amend an Obama-era regulation barring lenders, landlords and others in the housing industry from enacting policies that may appear innocuous but wind up discriminating against minority groups....
01:00, 08/17/2019

Ex-police chief says demotion was religious discrimination LUMBERTON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi city is being sued by a former police chief who says he was demoted because of religious discrimination. WDAM-TV reports that in a lawsuit filed Wednesday, Carlus Page says Lumberton city leaders had agreed to give him Sundays off so he could continue to serve a...
10:51, 06/28/2019

Women Sue F.B.I., Claiming Discrimination at Training Academy The women say they were exposed to a hostile work environment, sexual harassment and inappropriate jokes while training to become agents or intelligence analysts....
02:51, 05/30/2019

HHS rule change would exclude transgender from discrimination law The Trump administration proposed a new rule Friday to strip discrimination protections for transgender persons in healthcare -- a move to reverse an Obama-era policy enacted to guard that segment of the population....
20:00, 05/24/2019

California to become first state to ban discrimination against natural hair California is poised to become the first state to ban discrimination against people with natural hair, according to reports. The Assembly voted 69-0 Thursday to update the state’s anti-discrimination law so the definition of “race” includes “traits historically associated wit...
22:51, 06/28/2019

Muslim discrimination results in $675k settlement A lawsuit against a Denver landlord who was recorded refusing to allow a Muslim father and son to sublease her property for a restaurant has ended in a $675,000 settlement. (May 3)        ...
08:51, 05/03/2019

Colorado Christian cakeshop sued for discrimination again The owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop — which won a case before the U.S. Supreme Court recently — was sued for a third time this week. Jack Phillips, the Lakewood, Colo. bakery owner who has refused to bake cakes that violate his Christian faith, is being sued again by Autumn Scardina, a tra...
23:17, 06/11/2019

California became the first state to ban discrimination against natural hair naturalhairbride.com/Pinterest The California State Assembly unanimously passed a bill banning discrimination against natural hair in the workplace. The CROWN (Create a Respectful and Open Workplace for Natural Hair) Act updates the state's existing anti-discrimination laws to include the protectio...
15:17, 07/04/2019

California becomes first US state to ban discrimination over natural hairstyles The law prohibits employers and schools from enforcing rules against styles that would unfairly target black peopleCalifornia became the first state in the US to ban discrimination over natural hair on Wednesday.Governor Gavin Newsom signed the Creating a Respectful and Open Workplace (Crown) Act in...
05:17, 07/04/2019

Google pays $11m to jobseekers who alleged age discrimination Tech firm settles class-action lawsuit but denies it is unfair to older applicantsGoogle has settled a lawsuit alleging age discrimination in its hiring practices, paying $11m to more than 200 jobseekers who were over 40 when they applied to join the company.Although it has settled the case, Google ...
19:17, 07/22/2019

Pope apologizes for history of discrimination against Roma BLAJ, Romania — Pope Francis apologized Sunday to the Roma ethnic minority for the history of discrimination against them in Europe and paid homage to Romanian Catholics persecuted during communist rule as he wrapped up his third and final day with a message of forgiveness. Francis reached out to th...
23:17, 06/03/2019

Cuomo approves law banning hairstyle discrimination Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved a new law making New York one of the first states in the nation to ban discrimination based on ethnic hairstyles. It amends the Human Rights Law by adding “traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to hair texture and protective hairstyles” to the...
06:17, 07/13/2019

Veteran recalls fighting Germans, discrimination Johnnie Jones Sr., one of only 2,000 African American troops to come ashore on D-Day, recalls his service in a military still segregated by race and the discrimination he faced in the service and at home. (June 4)        ...
08:00, 06/04/2019

Italian PM assures Huawei it won't face discrimination Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Friday he had assured China's Huawei Technologies that it would not face discrimination in the rollout of Italy's 5G telecoms network....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Opting out of procedures during childbirth tied to discrimination (Reuters Health) - Women who decline certain procedures - such as cesarean delivery or immediate cord clamping - during childbirth are more likely to report being treated poorly during their hospital stay, a U.S. study finds....
22:34, 07/09/2019

16 Women Sue FBI Over "Good Old Boy Network, Sex Discrimination": Report Sixteen women filed a lawsuit against the FBI on Wednesday, claiming sexual discrimination and accusing it of running "a good old boy network" in its training program, the New York Times reported....
10:34, 05/30/2019

Two more female NY1 anchors sue alleging age, maternity discrimination Two additional on-air personalities for NY1 have come forward with claims they faced age discrimination — with one saying she was fired from the station during her third trimester of pregnancy after she complained. Reporters Thalia Perez and Michelle Greenstein have filed a Manhattan federal c...
23:17, 07/31/2019

LGBTQ anti-discrimination bill passes House The House passed a bill Friday, 236-173, extending federal anti-discrimination protections to LGBTQ Americans.The Equality Act, sponsored by Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.), would prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in housing, employment, credit, and federally fund...
19:34, 05/17/2019

Discrimination in football ‘like wild west’ at grassroots level • Kick It Out says incidents increased by a third in 2018-19• Racism the basis of 65% of reports – a 43% rise from year beforeA leading figure from Kick It Out has labelled grassroots football in this country as the “wild, wild west” in regards to the level of discrimination that takes place at that...
04:17, 07/25/2019

Break taboo around menstruation, act to end ‘disempowering’ discrimination, say UN experts A group of seven United Nations rights experts issued a clarion call on Tuesday to break the taboo around menstrual health for women and girls that persists in many parts of the world and take concrete action to end “disempowering” discrimination....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Seniors with vision loss experience discrimination, depression (Reuters Health) - Seniors with declining vision are more likely than peers with good eyesight to experience discrimination as well as depression that may result from this bias, a new study from the UK suggests....
04:34, 05/31/2019

Sixteen women sue FBI claiming 'good old boy' training discrimination: NYT Sixteen women filed a lawsuit against the FBI on Wednesday, claiming sexual discrimination and accusing it of running "a good old boy network" in its training program, the New York Times reported....
07:51, 05/30/2019

Data collection leads to discrimination and self-censorship, MPs told Human rights committee launches inquiry into right to privacy and digital revolutionWidespread data collection practices lead to self-censorship and discrimination even though most users are not fully aware of how much their privacy is being infringed, a parliamentary committee has been warned.On We...
20:34, 06/19/2019

Google will pay $11 million to settle hundreds of age discrimination suits Following a long legal process that started in 2015, Google will pay out $11 million to settle 227 claims from people who believe they were wrongly denied a career at the company because of their age. The settlement agreement is still waiting for the......
04:51, 07/23/2019

16 women allege discrimination at FBI training academy in lawsuit The lawsuit alleges that over 100 female trainees encountered discrimination at Quantico, and that the FBI "allowed the Good Old Boy Network to flourish," NBC News reports....
21:34, 05/30/2019

Job seekers in one country face the worst racial discrimination While racial discrimination in hiring plagues many developed countries, one nation may have particular trouble bidding it adieu. France has the highest level of hiring discrimination against non-white groups, according to a meta-analysis of data from nine countries published this week in the peer-re...
02:34, 06/20/2019

Religious discrimination suit involving flu shot is settled OWOSSO, Mich. (AP) — A mid-Michigan health care system has agreed to pay almost $75,000 to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit filed on behalf of a job candidate who was passed over because her beliefs preclude her from getting flu shots. The Lansing State Journal reports the U.S. Equal Employ...
18:34, 06/28/2019

LGBTQ+ creators file lawsuit against YouTube for discrimination A group of LGBTQ+ YouTubers this week filed a federal lawsuit against Google, claiming the site has engaged in discriminatory practices that deliberately suppress their ability to make money. Part of the problem is that YouTube has kept its algorithms so mysterious, there’s no way to know if it’s de...
08:34, 08/15/2019

3 Amazon workers in Minnesota file discrimination complaint SHAKOPEE, Minn. (AP) — Three Muslim workers at an Amazon warehouse in Minnesota accuse the company of discrimination and retaliation for denying them time and space to pray. A federal complaint filed last week claims Amazon created a hostile work environment for the three women from Somalia at its S...
15:51, 05/15/2019

Why Airbnb can’t fight legal racial discrimination in China If you’re looking to book an Airbnb in China, like one nice-looking one-bedroom condo in Chengdu with a flat-screen television — you can’t be one of the nation’s ethnic minorities. “Due to local regulation,” reads its listing — which details that foreigners, as well as guests from Taiwan or Ho...
03:00, 05/04/2019

YouTube bans videos that promote superiority and discrimination Google is engaged in an ongoing battle against the misuse of its YouTube video platform, with the tech giant changing its policies around what content is allowed on its service on a semi-regular basis.The latest amendment to what’s known as YouTube’s “hate speech policy” ...
08:17, 06/06/2019

Hair discrimination is intertwined with racism. Let's follow California, and ban it At school and at work, black people are routinely castigated for their hairstyles. The US state is showing the UK the way to goAs the beads, in every shape, size and colour, rattled on to the wooden school desk, my deputy headteacher finally understood. It had been an emotional struggle: much to her...
10:00, 07/08/2019

Four women allege discrimination in major Disney pay gap case The claims widen a previous class-action case alleging gender bias and extend to the company’s music label and theme parksFour women joined a major pay gap case against the Walt Disney Company, accusing the entertainment giant of gender discrimination at its Hollywood Records music label, its world-...
06:19, 07/06/2019

Trump Proposal Would Raise Bar for Proving Housing Discrimination The Department of Housing and Urban Development is pushing forward with a new rule to make it much more difficult for people claiming housing discrimination to prove it....
02:17, 08/03/2019

New York is second state to ban discrimination based on natural hairstyles New York became the second state to ban discrimination based on natural hairstyles after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill Friday amending the state’s Human Rights Law. The measure, which also amends the Dignity for All Students Act, updates the definition of race used in existing law, adding “t...
05:17, 07/16/2019

Landlord settles discrimination case with Muslim father, son A Denver landlord who was recorded telling her tenant to find an "American person ... good like you and me" to sublease her property instead of a Muslim father and son seeking to open their second restaurant must pay the men $675,000 under a settlement....
04:00, 05/04/2019

Laws must protect, ‘not reject’ says UNAIDS chief on Zero Discrimination Day Discriminatory laws and practices that bar access to health and other services must be changed, the United Nations agency leading the fight against HIV/AIDS said on Friday, Zero Discrimination Day....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Kentucky City Rejects Anti-Discrimination Ordinance BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Officials in a southcentral Kentucky city have again voted against an ordinance that would add specific housing and employment protections for gay, lesbian and transgender residents. The Daily News reports the Bowling Green City Commission voted 3-2 on Tuesday to reject the...
20:00, 05/08/2019

Ex-Texans security coordinator alleges firing discrimination HOUSTON (AP) — The former security coordinator for the Houston Texans has filed a discrimination complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, alleging his firing by the team was racially motivated. Jeff Pope, who worked for the team for nearly three years, was dismissed last month. Th...
00:34, 06/14/2019

Les Ferdinand calls for more diversity as FA reviews discrimination bans • Governing body looking at length of match-based suspensions• Ferdinand says more diversity in leadership roles is neededThe Football Association has confirmed it is reviewing its minimum ban for cases involving discrimination but the former England striker Les Ferdinand believes racism in the game...
23:17, 07/25/2019

Muslim detective can pursue $7M discrimination suit against city: judge A Manhattan federal judge has ruled that a Muslim former member of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s protective detail can continue his lawsuit against the city for failing to promote him, according to documents obtained by The Post. Detective Abdelim “Abe” Azab filed a $7 million suit against the city l...
02:00, 08/17/2019

'Good old boy network' dominates FBI academy, discrimination lawsuit claims Sixteen women filed a lawsuit against the FBI on Wednesday, claiming sexual discrimination and accusing it of running "a good old boy network" in its training program....
20:00, 05/30/2019

Jury weighs discrimination case of renowned California chef SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A three-week pregnancy discrimination trial against celebrity chef Thomas Keller and his acclaimed New York and Napa Valley restaurants is coming to a close. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that lawyers finished closing arguments Monday in Napa County Superio...
02:34, 06/26/2019

Muslim prison guard accuses Georgia agency of discrimination ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia prison guard who recently converted to Islam says the state Department of Corrections won’t allow her to wear a hijab at work. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports 25-year-old Rogers State Prison corrections officer Jalanda Calhoun has filed a discrimination compla...
14:17, 05/16/2019

Supreme Court to hear discrimination suits from transgender, gay workers The Supreme Court is slated to hear the case of a transgender employee who was fired from a Detroit-area funeral home after informing the owner of plans to transition from male to female and begin dressing as a woman....
22:00, 06/11/2019

Longest-running housing discrimination case outlives judge HAMTRAMCK, Mich. (AP) — A federal judge in Detroit worked until his recent death at age 96. But one case outlived Damon Keith: the longest-running housing discrimination lawsuit in the United States. Hamtramck, a tiny Detroit-area city, must provide 200 family housing units to atone for discriminati...
17:17, 05/05/2019

New state law bans discrimination against workers who wear religious garb New legislation signed into law Friday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo bans employers from discriminating against workers for wearing religious garb or having facial hair. The bill amends the state’s Human Rights Law clarifying that employers cannot “refuse to hire, attain, promote, or take other d...
11:51, 08/10/2019

African-American strippers awarded more than $3 million in discrimination case Five African American dancers will split more than $3 million awarded to them Wednesday for back pay and suffering while working in a Mississippi strip club....
22:51, 05/18/2019

Pakistan's Ahmadi community faces growing discrimination, report says Pakistan's Ahmadi community faces growing institutionalized discrimination fanned by last year's election campaign by Prime Minister Imran Khan, the minority movement said in a report issued on Monday....
15:51, 05/06/2019

Drug laws must be amended to ‘combat racial discrimination’, UN experts say At every stage of the criminal justice system, people of African descent around the world are discriminated against, including death sentencing for drugs-related crimes, United Nations human rights experts said on Thursday, calling on Member States to do more to “combat racial discrimination”....
18:17, 04/28/2019

200 businesses sign brief to extend job discrimination laws to LGBTQ people More than 200 U.S. and international companies signed an amicus brief Tuesday calling on the Supreme Court to include sexual orientation and gender identity in federal civil rights law....
23:51, 07/02/2019

Amnesty International calls on South Korea to end discrimination of gay soldiers Amnesty International on Thursday called on South Korea to decriminalize same-sex relationships for men in the military, warning current laws fuel violence, discrimination and stigmatization against gay soldiers....
05:34, 07/11/2019

House Democrats Approve LGBT Anti-Discrimination ‘Equality Act’ (WASHINGTON) — Democrats in the House approved sweeping anti-discrimination legislation Friday that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT people by prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The protections would extend to employment, housing, loan appli...
20:00, 05/17/2019

| 'Discrimination' victim Tatishvili wins prize money appeal Anna Tatishvili, who was stripped of her prize money at Roland Garros for "not playing at a professional standard", has had her punishment overturned....
21:34, 07/19/2019

For trans people, birth certificate battle is a fight against discrimination After years of resistance, Kansas will finally change its anti-transgender birth certificate policy – and it will be life-altering for many trans peopleLuc Bensimon’s mother knew early in her child’s life that he would struggle. For a start, he was black in America. Then he was diagnosed with cerebr...
12:51, 07/26/2019

Air New Zealand drops ban on staff tattoos amid discrimination concerns Air New Zealand said on Monday it was ending a longstanding ban on staff having visible tattoos after facing criticism that the policy discriminated against Māori employees....
06:00, 06/10/2019

House passes first-ever bill to outlaw LGBT-based discrimination For the first time ever, the U.S. House passed a bill Friday that bars discrimination against persons in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community -- although the proposal faces an uphill battle in the Senate....
22:17, 05/17/2019

Goldman Sachs sued by gay ex-senior employee over discrimination claims William Littleton claims he was discriminated against on the basis of his sexual orientation and subjected to homophobic retaliationBanking giant Goldman Sachs has been hit with a lawsuit over claims from a former senior employee that he was discriminated against on the basis of his sexual orientati...
22:34, 06/05/2019

Triple Talaq Bill Will Remove Men-Women Discrimination: Yogi Adityanath Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday praised the passage of the triple talaq bill by Parliament, saying the step was necessary for women irrespective of religion to be treated with......
21:51, 07/30/2019

Former Arizona state Senate staffer wins $1 million discrimination lawsuit The lawsuit referenced then-Senate minority leader and current Secretary of State Katie Hobbs, one of Arizona's highest ranking Democrats.        ...
21:34, 07/21/2019

Pope Asks Roma People To Forgive Catholic Church's "Discrimination" Pope Francis on Sunday asked forgiveness in the name of the Catholic Church for the mistreatment of the Roma people, a move likely to increase tensions with Italy's anti-immigrant Interior Minister......
19:17, 06/02/2019

Biden unveils plan to end racial discrimination in U.S. criminal justice system Former Vice President Joe Biden unveiled a plan on Tuesday to reform the U.S. criminal justice system by lowering incarceration rates, ending the federal death penalty and eliminating racial disparities in how people are sentenced....
13:17, 07/23/2019

Congress moves to make it easier for older workers to prove age discrimination The bill would make proving age discrimination easier, by allowing workers to prove their age was a factor in an employer's decision to discipline, fire or not hire them and not the sole reason....
22:17, 06/11/2019

#KuToo: Japanese women say high heels rule is sexual discrimination Writer Yumi Ishikawa has started a petition to end the practice of requiring women to wear high heels at work. The government has said it is reviewing the request to ban the requirement as sexual discrimination....
13:51, 06/04/2019

Domestic Workers Aren’t Protected by Anti-Discrimination Law. This New Bill Would Change That For 16 years, June Barrett was a certified nurse assistant in Miami. For up to five years at a time, she lived in the homes of the elderly patients she cared for — waking up at 4 a.m., staying on her feet until 11 p.m., and sleeping next to a buzzer so she could be on call around the clock. As...
11:17, 07/15/2019

'We can't reach the women who need us': the LGBT YouTubers suing the tech giant for discrimination The platform made stars of Bria Kam and Chrissy Chambers. But now the duo, along with other gay content creators, say they are losing their voice and their living because of the unfair way an algorithm works‘It happened again today,” Bria Kam tells me, throwing her arms up in frustration. I am speak...
22:00, 08/14/2019

Meek Mill to sue Las Vegas hotel for discrimination after being barred from swimming pool Rapper Meek Mill plans to sue the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, alleging the hotel denied him entry to its pool over the weekend because he's black.        ...
23:51, 05/28/2019

California poised to be first state to ban race-based discrimination against natural hair The bill prohibits the enforcement of grooming policies, which disproportionately affect black natural hair, such as locks, cornrows and afros.        ...
23:00, 06/28/2019

New York governor orders discrimination probe into Facebook’s advertising platform New York has ordered the Department of Financial Services to investigate reports that advertisers are using Facebook in a discriminatory manner.Read More...
10:51, 07/02/2019

Meek Mill gets apology from Las Vegas hotel, drops plans to sue over discrimination Rapper Meek Mill has dropped his plans to sue the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas after the hotel admitted it was wrong to deny him entry last weekend.        ...
05:00, 06/01/2019

It’s fun playing with The Boys—too bad they don’t have anything to say Real talk: The Boys is about how superheroes are bad. In fact, the most shocking reveals of The Boys are when people turn out to be somewhat good. The Amazon Prime Video drama rolls around in this ethos like a pig in mud, to a degree where one might almost question why we even care about the super-p...
16:17, 07/26/2019

Southwest Airlines updates family boarding policy after same-sex couple claims discrimination Two men said they were stopped with their three young children and the children's grandmother during family boarding on a flight to Fort Lauderdale.        ...
22:51, 05/08/2019

Supreme Court Will Hear Byron Allen's Racial Discrimination Suit Against Comcast If you’re suing a person or company for racial discrimination, do you need to prove that race was the sole factor for the discrimination, or merely a contributing factor? That’s the legal decision the Supreme Court will soon decide....
20:51, 06/11/2019

'We are patriots': More than 140 African American who worked in the Obama administration write an op-ed calling for end to discrimination in the US AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais The Washington Post published an op-ed on Friday, which was authored and co-signed by more than 140 African Americans who served in the Obama administration, exploring the ways in which racism, sexism, homophobia, and xenophobia have pervaded the country. The op-ed...
10:51, 07/27/2019

Caster Semenya Appeals To Swiss Supreme Court To Stop IAAF's Discrimination Against Her South African runner Caster Semenya is officially appealing the discriminatory regulations put in place to stop her from competing in her best event, the 800 meters....
23:00, 05/29/2019

Actress Afton Williamson Quits ABC’s The Rookie Over Racial Discrimination, Sexual Harassment On Set (NEW YORK) — Afton Williamson, co-star of the ABC crime series “The Rookie,” said she’s quitting the show because of sexual harassment and racial discrimination she experienced during the show’s first season. In an Instagram post Sunday, Williamson said that throughout ...
21:00, 08/05/2019

Mississippi Jury Awards $3 Million to Black Strippers in Workplace Discrimination Case A jury in Mississippi has awarded more than $3 million to five black strippers after a federal judge found their working conditions worse than those of their white counterparts....
23:34, 05/18/2019

With a New Amendment, New York State Quietly Joins California in Fighting Hair Discrimination New York City passed amendments to ban hair discrimination in February, but now the state has followed suit, lending its legislative weight to the ongoing conversation around hair bias. Prompted by the CROWN Act (SB 188), proposed by Sen. Holly J. Mitchell (D-Calif.), California became the first sta...
00:51, 07/18/2019

Julián Castro's housing platform aims to increase ownership, reduce discrimination Calling housing "a human right," Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro unveiled a series of new proposals to address housing affordability issues that are mounting across the country....
23:00, 06/18/2019

When Good Boys Say Bad Words The filmmakers behind the new comedy “Good Boys,” about potty-mouthed sixth-graders, had to figure out how to handle stars who were too young to actually see the movie....
15:34, 08/16/2019

‘The Boys’ season 2 is already in production – here’s your first look Considering the subject matter, it may not come as much of a surprise, but Amazon’s The Boys seems to have found a rather sizable audience, generating headlines for its dark, twisted take on the superhero phenomenon as well as its penchant for extreme violence, full-frontal nudity and a whole ...
23:51, 08/13/2019

For Lil Nas X, who needs Billboard when you've got The Bodega Boys? For all the controversy about Billboard arbitrarily deciding that Lil Nas X’s country-trap smash “Old Town Road” isn’t, um, “country” enough to be on the country charts (if you know what they mean), the 20-year-old Atlanta country-rapper is doing just fine. For one thing—smash. For another, certifie...
16:34, 05/07/2019

Men against boys, women against girls Germany 8-0 Estonia, USA 13-0 Thailand. Men against boys, women against girls. What do such results tell us about where modern football is going? And is the gap widening between the game's haves and have-nots?...
17:17, 06/12/2019

Pope Francis Says Discrimination Against Migrants ‘Is an Alarm Bell Warning’ of World’s ‘Moral Decline’ (BRUSSELS) — A day after the European Parliament elections, Pope Francis issued his annual message on migrants and said the attitude that they are the source of all of society’s ills “is an alarm bell warning of the moral decline” the world faces. Francis said the presence of...
00:51, 05/28/2019

Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Permit Employment Discrimination Against Transgender Workers The Trump administration’s Department of Justice is asking the Supreme Court to set a legal precedent that would enable employers to fire employees because they are transgender. The Department of Justice has submitted a brief to the Court Friday asking the Justices to rule that Title VII, a fe...
05:17, 08/18/2019

Premier League, FA and EFL outline anti-discrimination action plan in letter to sports minister English football's governing bodies have today written to the Government outlining their approach to tackle discrimination in the game, hours after Kick it Out announced a rise in incidents over last season....
18:17, 07/24/2019

Three Muslim Amazon Workers Allege They Were Unfairly Punished for Raising Workplace Discrimination Concerns Workers for one of Amazon’s Minnesota warehouses filed a federal complaint on Wednesday that alleged workplace religious discrimination as well as retaliation for rallying around a protest effort at the facility late last year.Read more......
06:51, 05/09/2019

'The Rookie' star quits ABC show, citing claims of sexual harassment and racial discrimination Actress Afton Williamson, who stars in the ABC drama “The Rookie,” announced Sunday she will not be returning to the show, citing sexual harassment and racial discrimination she allegedly experienced during the making of the first season....
15:34, 08/05/2019

Kamala Harris and AOC Introduce Legislation That Protects Formerly Incarcerated People Against Federal Housing Discrimination U.S. Senator and presidential candidate Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) is introducing a bill Wednesday with freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) that aims to protect people with criminal records from discriminatory policies in federal housing....
18:00, 07/10/2019

White Professor Accuses Historically Black Tuskegee University of Age, Racial Discrimination: 'It's Just Wrong' Here’s something I never thought I’d live to see: a historically black college has been slapped with a lawsuit alleging age and racial discrimination—by a white guy....
00:17, 07/26/2019

UN: 115 million men and boys were married as children UNITED NATIONS (AP) — New research by the United Nations’ children’s arm estimates 115 million men and boys around the world were married as children, and 23 million of them wed before age 15. UNICEF ‘s most in-depth analysis to date of boy bridegrooms was released ...
22:34, 06/07/2019

R.I.P. Bushwick Bill from Geto Boys According to Rolling Stone, Geto Boys member Bushwick Bill—born Richard Shaw—has died. Bill had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in February and had been undergoing “intensive chemotherapy” right up until his death. Bill was 52....
17:34, 06/10/2019

U.S. teen suicides rising, especially among boys For nearly a decade, suicide rates have been climbing among U.S. teens, with an especially pronounced increase in boys recently, a new study suggests....
21:34, 06/18/2019

The Boys' Critique of Megacorporations Sure Is Rich Vought International, the American company that manages the entire country’s population of licensed superheroes in the world of Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson’s The Boys, is a capitalistic leviathan with tentacles reaching into the worlds of law enforcement, the entertainment industry, the militar...
05:34, 08/07/2019

| Can Rassie’s Boks become 'history boys'? The current Boks would become only the third SA team ever to post back-to-back Test wins on NZ soil if they pull off victory on Saturday, reminds Rob Houwing....
03:00, 07/26/2019

To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before and the Netflix rom-com phenomenon Sitting around chatting with some friends after dinner recently, I mentioned there were a handful of Netflix original rom-coms I was planning to catch up on before writing this piece. It turns out everyone else in the group—people who aren’t paid to follow pop culture for a living—had already seen t...
13:17, 05/24/2019

HPV vaccinations for boys could cut cancer rates in men New research suggests that vaccinating boys against human papillomavirus, or HPV, could cut cancer rates related to the virus in men in the long term....
07:00, 06/25/2019

The Boys in the Band Get to Broadway. Why Not the Girls? “The Prom” is the rare show with lesbian themes to reach theater’s biggest stage. Gay women deserve more than drawing their own conclusions about Princess Elsa and Scout Finch....
17:34, 07/05/2019

Boys, the wealthy, and Canadians (?) talk the most BS Enlarge (credit: Scazon / Flickr) The existence of what's colloquially known as "bullshit"—a combination of lies, exaggerations, and inaccuracies that makes it hard to figure out what the truth is—is familiar to all of us. Most of us have come across an individual so skilled in deploying it to adv...
12:34, 05/02/2019

Amazon has already renewed 'The Boys' for a second season Amazon is apparently confident The Boys will prove a hit -- so confident that it's committing to more before the Prime Video show is even available. The company has renewed its ugly-side-of-superheroes production for a second season days ahead of th......
08:34, 07/22/2019

‘I’m Gonna Be Arrested for Being a Rapper?’—Meek Mill Will Reportedly File a Discrimination Suit Against Las Vegas Hotel Las Vegas is poppin’ with hot ticket residencies lately, such as Cardi B, Drake and Janet Jackson, but, according to Meek Mill, Sin City is also the residency of discrimination against black rappers....
21:34, 05/28/2019

20 Democratic state attorneys general sue to stop Trump religious discrimination protections for healthcare workers Democratic attorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia sued the Trump administration Tuesday to overturn a rule that protects healthcare workers from providing services that contradict their religious beliefs, including abortions....
22:34, 05/21/2019

New Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services WASHINGTON (AP) — New Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services....
16:51, 05/24/2019

Justice Department reportedly seeking to persuade EEOC to reverse stance on LGBTQ workplace discrimination The Justice Department is seeking to persuade a federal employment rights agency to change their stance on LGBTQ discrimination in an upcoming Supreme Court case. The case, involving Aimee Stephens, a transgender funeral worker from Michigan who was fired from her job after announcing her transition...
11:00, 08/16/2019

Into the gender culture fray New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is actually more unpopular in his own city than President Trump, now endorses the use of public funds for gender reassignment surgeries....
03:00, 07/06/2019

Guardian's gender pay gap falls to 4.9% Difference in median hourly pay between women and men in editorial is 5.9%Guardian News & Media’s gender pay gap has fallen to 4.9% – calculated by median hourly pay – from 8.4% a year ago, according to figures released by the company on Tuesday.Women working in editorial at GNM earned 5.9% less an ...
16:00, 07/02/2019

UK bans gender stereotypes in ads A ban has come into force prohibiting commercials that reinforce gender prejudices. A prominent German feminist told DW that Germany is dragging its heels on the problem....
15:00, 06/14/2019

The Boys review – sick of superheroes? Here's the remedy Bored to death of billowing capes? This black comedy about an anti-superhero unit is a rocket full of Kryptonite – and a welcome respite from Marvel overkillSuperheroes are big business, literally, in Amazon’s fantastical new comedy. The timing seems apt – The Boys touches down just as Avengers: End...
10:34, 07/26/2019

FCC Commissioners Now Literal Poster Boys for Big Telecom The Wireless Association (CTIA) would like you to know that it really appreciates all the hard work the FCC has been doing this year on behalf of its clients: AT&T, Verizon, and Comcast, and all the other telecom giants.Read more......
01:17, 06/14/2019

The Boys has already been renewed for a second season of superhero-murdering fun We’re still a week out from the arrival of Amazon’s The Boys, the show that dared to ask “What if superheroes were assholes, and what if Karl Urban really liked to murder them?” But the streaming service/retail giant/exactly the sort of megaconglomerate that would crap out these kinds of amoral supe...
02:51, 07/20/2019

Frost boys cycle in memory of brother Two sons of late broadcaster Sir David Frost are taking part in a 100-mile charity cycle in memory of their brother who died suddenly from an undiagnosed heart condition....
12:51, 08/01/2019

Male mental health: Why we need to talk about the boys With suicide the biggest killer of males under 45, Men's Health spent months inside a south London academy to explore the mental-health crisis gripping our teens. Here are their stories of anxiety, stress — and enduring hope...
22:00, 05/02/2019

NY man arrested in slayings of woman, 2 young boys NEW YORK (AP) — Police have arrested a Staten Island man in the slayings of a woman and her two young sons. Police say Shane Walker was arrested Sunday on murder, manslaughter, arson and criminal possession of a weapon charges. Information on his lawyer wasn’t immediately available. Police say...
01:51, 06/24/2019

| Guardiola hails City's history boys Pep Guardiola saluted Manchester City's history makers after they clinched the domestic treble with a swaggering 6-0 rout of Watford in the FA Cup final....
02:51, 05/19/2019

Jack Heath shoots 62 to win Boys Junior PGA Jack Heath made a 40-foot birdie putt from the fringe on the par-4 18th hole for an 8-under 62 and a one-stroke victory in the Boys Junior PGA Championship        ...
03:51, 08/03/2019

LA’s Finest: the Bad Boys spin-off where Jessica Alba says “Really?” a lot With its unrelenting banter and heavy-handed characters, this buddy-cop series is perfect hangover TV – but nothing moreAs I have been told throughout my life (that’s childhood, adolescence, adulthood, an argument I had with my cousin in 1998 about the legitimacy of his claim that he had a PlayStati...
14:00, 07/13/2019

Good Boys Isn’t a Movie for Kids. But It Captures What It’s Like to Be One Long before the rise of the #MeToo movement, modern moms had begun raising their sons to be respectful of women, to ask permission before touching and to generally check their sense of entitlement at the door. The era of the pint-size gentleman has–possibly–arrived. But even the most evo...
05:00, 08/16/2019

Social Media Hurts Girls More Than Boys The public and experts alike have blamed social media for a long list of mental health issues, including rising rates of depression, anxiety and suicidal behavior among America’s youth. But research on the subject is conflicting. One study published this spring, for example, found that social ...
05:17, 08/14/2019

HPV vaccine: Boys aged 12 to 13 to be given cancer-preventing jab Boys in the UK will be given the HPV jab from September in a bid to wipe out cervical cancer and prevent thousands of cases of other cancers, it has been announced....
16:34, 07/09/2019

Two boys, 14, convicted of classmate's murder in Ireland Victim Ana Kriégel was lured from her home, beaten and sexually assaulted in May 2018Two 14-year-old boys have been found guilty of murdering a female classmate who was lured to an abandoned house, savagely beaten and sexually assaulted in a case that has shaken Ireland.The battered and partially cl...
21:00, 06/18/2019

Monaco nightmare continues against Metz new boys "Monaco’s nightmare start to the Ligue 1 season continued with a 3-0 defeat at newly-promoted Metz on Saturday, leaving them at the bottom of the table and yet to score a goal."...
23:17, 08/17/2019

Computer Science's Gender Gap Will Take More Than A Century To Fix The gender gap in computer science research won’t reach equality for more than a century, according to new research released Friday that showed computer science isn’t just lagging behind, it’s also going in the wrong direction.Read more......
16:34, 06/22/2019

Here's what you can do to get a bigger paycheck if you're hit by the gender wage gap More companies are evaluating whether men and women are really earning what they should. Here's what to do if you think you're underearning....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Sexist ads banned over gender stereotypes An advertisement juxtaposing male astronauts with a woman sitting by a stroller, and another depicting two hapless dads, are the first casualties of a British ban on gender stereotypes in advertising....
18:34, 08/14/2019

Revealed: the $731,003 gender pay gap in US World Cup bonuses The US women’s team have earned $90,000 in bonuses for reaching the World Cup quarter-finals, a sum that would be six times higher were they entitled to the same bonus structure as their men’s counterparts Continue reading......
10:51, 06/28/2019

Here’s how I’d keep the moon landing ‘gender neutral’ The other day I wrote about my support for purging the word “man” out of the English language when it had to do with anything good. In case I was too subtle, that column was what I call “sartire” — my special blend of sarcasm and satire that comes out of my computer whenever I......
08:51, 07/25/2019

Changing gender is easier than ever in NYC schools City kids can now change their gender status on school records without any legal documentation — and play for the sports teams of their preference, the Department of Education announced Friday. With parental permission, students can alter their genders, change their names and join sports teams...
02:51, 06/29/2019

Gender pay gap is wider among those with a bachelor’s degree A college degree can provide many benefits, but an equal playing field apparently isn’t one of them. Women with a bachelor’s degree earn 74 cents for every dollar their male counterparts make, according to a recent analysis released by the US Census Bureau. For workers without a bachelor’s degree, t...
23:34, 06/06/2019

Gender pay gap is narrowing, but there’s still work to do The gender wage gap is still very much alive and well. If you're tired of falling victim to it, here's how you can fight for a fair salary.        ...
18:51, 05/10/2019

Gender equality must be at the core of 'Health for All' On this International Women's Day, we imagine a world where every woman and girl has access to quality and affordable health care, a world in which women and girls can freely exercise their sexual and reproductive health rights, and one where all women and girls are treated and respected as equals. ...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Test performance, gender, and temperature (credit: Nest) As we move from a season marked by unstoppable heating units and into one dominated by aggressive air conditioning. Figuring out how to optimize the thermostat involves a balancing of individual comfort and energy efficiency. But a new study suggests that there's an additional facto...
15:51, 05/26/2019

Which US State has narrowed the STEM gender gap the most? While the STEM gender gap is slowly narrowing in parts of the country, women still face an uphill battle to achieve equality in some states. So where should you go to get the best deal?...
01:51, 08/10/2019

The New Gossip Girl Won't Have the Same Mystery: "We're All Gossip Girl" The new Gossip Girl is going to be very different, and very 2019. Josh Schwartz was on hand at the 2019 TV Critics Association summer press tour to promote Hulu's Looking For Alaska,......
04:51, 07/27/2019

Marking international day, UN experts call for urgent action to end racial discrimination, in wake of New Zealand anti-Muslim attack States must take urgent action, to “stem the tide of hate and discrimination” and ramping up of “ethno-nationalist populism”, which helped fuel the deadly shootings in two New Zealand mosques last Friday by a self-declared white supremacist, several top UN officials and human rights experts have str...
21:17, 04/28/2019

Ex-U.N. aid worker jailed in Nepal for sexually abusing boys A court in Nepal has sentenced a former UN aid worker from Canada to nine years in jail on charges of sexually abusing two boys, a court official said on Tuesday....
13:17, 07/09/2019

Rapper Bushwick Bill of the Geto Boys dies at 52 A publicist for rapper Bushwick Bill says the founder of the iconic Houston rap group the Geto Boys has died. Bill’s publicist, Dawn P., told The Associated Press that the rapper died Sunday at 9:35 p.m., local time, at a Colorado hospital. The publicist says the rapper, whose legal name is Ri...
09:17, 06/10/2019

A Polish Village Gains Fame for What It Doesn’t Have: Boys Over nearly a decade, all 12 children born in the farming hamlet of Miejsce Odrzanskie have been girls, an oddity that has drawn international attention....
22:00, 08/06/2019

Man suspected of flashing 2 boys in Brooklyn caught on camera This suspected flasher was really ready for his closeup. Surveillance video released Saturday night by cops in Brooklyn shows a well-dressed young man soon after he allegedly flashed two boys, ages 8 and 11, as they walked in Bay Ridge. In the video, the bespectacled suspect, who is wearing all blac...
13:51, 05/19/2019

David Hockney’s Two Boys Aged 23 or 24: sensuality and history The cultural icon captures close intimacy between his friends to illustrate CP Cavafy’s poemWith its lovers’ just-touching bodies, marked out in simple, delicate lines above the soft, rumpled sheets, David Hockney’s 1966 etching conjures a luminous scene of post-coital bliss. Continue reading......
16:51, 07/12/2019

'The Boys' darkly details the corrupting side of superpowers Where Spider-Man's guiding principle became "With great power comes great responsibility," "The Boys" -- a deliciously dark new Amazon series -- works more from the premise "Absolute power corrupts absolutely." The result is a compulsively entertaining and dark satire that sets a high bar for HBO's ...
18:00, 07/24/2019

Austrian Doctor Suspected Of Abusing More Than 90 Boys: Officials A doctor in northern Austria faces trial for having allegedly abused at least 95 boys he was treating over more than 15 years, prosecutors said Tuesday....
14:17, 07/23/2019

Netflix's 'To All the Boys' sequel debuts February 12th It seemed just about everyone was talking about To All The Boys I've Loved Before when Netflix released its highly enjoyable adaptation of Jenny Han's teen romance novel almost a year ago. Netflix said last October it was "one of our most-viewed orig......
15:00, 08/16/2019

Publicist: Geto Boys’ Bushwick Bill is critically ill DALLAS (AP) — Representatives of pioneering rapper Bushwick Bill say he is hospitalized in critical condition but still alive, contrary to some reports. Bill’s publicist, Dawn P., told The Associated Press that the rapper is on a ventilator at a Colorado hospital. She says hospital officials c...
21:34, 06/09/2019

Oklahoma man’s gay-pride sign about ‘country boys’ goes viral An Oklahoma “country boy” who plastered a rainbow on his pickup truck in honor of Gay Pride Month is receiving a lot of love on the Internet. Cody Barlow, who identifies as straight, said he wasn’t able to make it from his rural town to Tulsa for the closest Pride parade — so...
03:34, 06/12/2019

Five boys bike into the mystical unknown in this This Was Our Pact exclusive Learning how to ride a bike is one of the earliest opportunities young people get to explore their independence, gaining the ability to move farther away from the parents and home than is possible on just two legs. The young characters of Ryan Andrews’ new First Second graphic novel, This Was Our Pa...
18:17, 06/10/2019

Does Seth Rogen's Good Boys take kids’ comedy too far? The new film’s adult subject matter reflects a confusion about what tween movies should be aboutGood Boys’ trailer begins with producer Seth Rogen explaining to its trio of 12-year-old heroes that they are actually too young to watch their own movie. “That’s fucked up,” says one of the kids (which k...
04:17, 08/13/2019

Backstreet Boys release new 20th anniversary edition of 'I Want It That Way' Even if you all your high school years listening to "I Want It That Way" on a loop, it's safe to say you've never heard the song quite like this before....
18:17, 05/17/2019

1 In 5 Boys Married Off Before Turning 15, Shows UNICEF Study According to the data, the Central African Republic has the highest prevalence of child marriage among males (28 per cent), followed by Nicaragua (19 per cent) and Madagascar (13 per cent)....
12:00, 06/08/2019

| Johnson defends Josephs after Clever Boys shocker AmaZulu coach Cavin Johnson says goalkeeper Moeneeb Josephs did play poorly in the 3-0 defeat to Wits though the responsibility for the loss is shared by the team....
10:51, 08/10/2019

Police: Boys fall from Minneapolis rooftop was accidental MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities say two brothers ages 3 and 1 ½ climbed over a barrier and accidentally fell 55 feet (17 meters) from the rooftop of a Minneapolis apartment onto a patio, killing one of them. Minneapolis police say the other brother was injured in the Thursday fall and is expected to ...
00:34, 05/04/2019

US Coach Gets 180 Years In Prison For Sexually Exploiting Over 400 Boys Saying that an AAU basketball coach in Iowa "exploited, manipulated and abused children for almost two decades," a judge sentenced him to 180 years in prison Thursday. Greg Stephen, 43, had pleaded......
20:34, 05/04/2019

Dancing Boys and a Bloodthirsty Plant Sidle Up to Shakespeare Better known for its classics, the Stratford Festival has long presented fine-tuned versions of Broadway musicals. This year: “Billy Elliot” and “Little Shop of Horrors.”...
21:17, 07/29/2019

Former Celtic kit manager jailed for sexually abusing boys A former kit manager at Scottish club Celtic has been jailed for more than six years after admitting to a string of historic sexual offences against young boys        ...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Karl Urban gets The Boys together for one final, rowdy trailer Superheroes aren’t so super after all—at least not in the world of The Boys, the latest comic book adaptation from producers Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg. As with Preacher, the duo’s upcoming series looks to put the graphic in graphic novel with a bloody, darkly comedic, and wholly irreverent take o...
04:17, 07/24/2019

Canadian gets to 9 years in prison in Nepal for abusing boys A Nepal court has sentenced a Canadian aid worker to 9 years in prison after he was convicted of sexually abusing 2 boys who were found at his home last year...
07:00, 07/09/2019

Children’s Books: Y.A. Novels That Let Teenage Boys Be Vulnerable The characters in these novels grew up with strict rules about masculine strength and dominance. But extreme situations force them to let go of all that....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Yet another gender reveal has ended in flames and misery Gender reveals are one of the stupidest inventions of the modern world. Before a kid is even born, parents decide to announce their sex by creating elaborate ways to have pink or blue stuff fly out of things so it can be shared on social media. Retrograde and annoying as the whole phenomenon is, the...
19:17, 07/10/2019

US Women win 4th World Cup title, eye gender equality The United States won its record fourth Women's World Cup title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 when Megan Rapinoe converted a penalty kick in the 61st minute and Rose Lavelle added a goal in the 69th       ...
10:34, 07/08/2019

Daily News gets Cuomo’s name and gender wrong The troubled Daily News keeps cranking out bloopers. On its Web site May 16, it changed both the first name and the gender of Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a photo caption on the new TWA Hotel at JFK Airport. A boring grip-and-grin photo shows Tyler Morse, CEO of hotel owner and operator MCR, shaking hands.....
04:34, 05/17/2019

Arizona regents settle $2M lawsuit over gender pay gap TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Three former college deans have settled their $2 million lawsuit against the Arizona Board of Regents alleging gender discrimination. Both parties announced in a joint statement Wednesday that the matter was “mutually resolved” for an undisclosed amount. Former Unive...
22:00, 07/24/2019

Google Is Releasing More Than 50 New Gender-Inclusive Emoji Love ‘em or hate ‘em, emoji have become a key part of the way that many of us communicate, and that makes representation vitally important to the way they’re designed. With this in mind, Google is releasing 53 new emoji that work to be more gender inclusive. Read more......
07:17, 05/10/2019

New hires drive gender pay gap in de Blasio administration Mayor Bill de Blasio’s decision to splurge on the salaries of his controversial schools chancellor and new public-housing chairman isn’t just costing taxpayers — it’s also led to a glaring gender pay gap at the top of his administration, records reveal. Although women make up half of City Hall’s 10 ...
11:17, 07/08/2019

Are Music Festivals Finally Becoming Gender Inclusive? As Barcelona’s Primavera Sound becomes the first large-scale festival to adopt a 50/50 gender split, Vogue asks the women on its line-up: is the music industry patriarchy finally about to shatter?...
13:51, 05/23/2019

The U.K. Just Banned ‘Harmful Gender Stereotypes’ in Advertising A ban on advertisements containing “harmful” gender stereotypes came into force in the U.K. on Friday, in a move experts hope will reduce gender inequality. Adverts containing stereotypes such as women being bad at driving, or a husband being lazy while his wife cleans, will likely fall ...
16:00, 06/14/2019

Andaman And Nicobar Has 9 "Other" Gender Voters. But Nearly 2,000 Voted The Andaman and Nicobar Islands recorded a voter turnout of 65.18% in the first phase of the Lok Sabha elections on April 11, a difference of nearly 4.5% from the national average of 69.5%. However, a......
18:34, 04/28/2019

World Cup shines spotlight on gender pay disparity "The players set to light up the Women\u0027s World Cup in France next month may play for big-name clubs like Barcelona, Arsenal and Juventus but, although salaries are improving, they earn a fraction of the money paid to their male counterparts."...
21:34, 05/15/2019

3 Women Join BBC's List Of Its Top 10 Earners After Gender Pay Gap Row The BBC said three women - Claudia Winkleman, Vanessa Feltz and Zoe Ball - had joined the list of its top 10 paid stars, a change the publicly funded British broadcaster said demonstrated the progress......
20:51, 07/02/2019

Seek More Gender Diversity on Stage? Look at This List After five years of pressing for parity, the collective known as the Kilroys says it is seeing progress. Meanwhile, more suggestions for plays to present....
20:17, 06/18/2019

First ads banned for contravening UK gender stereotyping rules Watchdog bans VW and Philadelphia ads with bungling dads and ‘passive’ womenTwo television ads, one featuring new dads bungling comically while looking after their babies and the other a woman sitting next to a pram, have become the first to be banned under new rules designed to reduce gender stereo...
22:00, 08/14/2019

Technology could widen the gender employment gap, the IMF warns Technology is often espoused as a great leveler, but it could also play a major role in perpetuating the gender gap in employment, according to a new report from the IMF....
16:34, 05/07/2019

How likely are you live to 90? Depends on your gender and body size Living to the ripe old age of 90 may depend on your body size -- both height and weight -- as well as your level of physical activity, and seems to influence a woman's lifespan more than it does a man's, according to a new study published Monday in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, a B...
15:00, 08/09/2019

Semenya loses landmark gender case South African runner Caster Semenya has lost her appeal against proposals to regulate her testosterone levels in what could be a milestone moment for athletics and gender in sport....
17:34, 05/01/2019

| Semenya to race 800m for first time since gender ban Caster Semenya will race in the 800m at the Stanford Diamond League in her first outing over the distance since she launched a legal battle against the IAAF....
15:51, 06/20/2019

UK bans ads over gender stereotypes in landmark ruling Adverts by cream cheese maker Philadelphia and car giant Volkswagen will no longer appear on UK television, the agency ruled. But both companies have insisted their adverts did not involve sexist tropes....
18:34, 08/14/2019

Vatican calls non-binary gender 'fictitious' The Vatican has come under fire from LGBTQ groups after releasing a guide to sexuality for Catholic schools across the world that describes non-binary gender as "fictitious."...
15:51, 06/11/2019

How employers are preparing for a gender non-binary world In small but measurable ways, some companies are starting to do more to recognize or accommodate employees or customers who don't identify as male or female....
13:51, 07/02/2019

Gender Gap Closes When Everyone’s on the Ballot, Study Shows Though white men still dominate the political arena disproportionately, new research shows that when women and people of color are on the ballot, they win just as often....
11:17, 06/24/2019

Sperm separation method may allow gender selection in IVF Technique is based on differences in movement of sperm with X chromosome and Y chromosomeA new sperm separation technique may one day allow prospective parents undergoing IVF to choose whether they have a boy or a girl before fertilisation takes place, researchers say.Scientists in Japan have report...
00:51, 08/14/2019

Janet Mock: Why Gender Pronouns Matter What’s in a name? A hell of a lot when it comes to someone’s identity. Pose’s writer, director and producer Janet Mock speaks on the use of preferred gender pronouns, how they are building blocks in communication, and how they help people feel fully seen and heard....
22:34, 06/11/2019

Sperm separation technique could allow IVF gender selection Scientists have developed a new sperm separation technique which could in future allow couples having IVF to choose if they have a boy or girl before fertilisation....
14:34, 08/14/2019

Netflix announces deal for film about Thailand’s cave boys Netflix has announced it will join with the production company for the movie Crazy Rich Asians to make a film about last July’s dramatic rescue of 12 boys in northern Thailand who were trapped with their soccer coach in a flooded cave...
16:34, 04/30/2019

‘Big Brother Canada’s’ Anthony Douglas says the pretty boys ‘always knew what was going on’ Global News sat down with Anthony Douglas in Toronto and asked him about his time in the 'Big Brother Canada' house after he won the second place title for Season 7....
23:00, 05/10/2019

Officials to survey reform school campus where boys died TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida officials have agreed to survey the grounds of a shuttered reform school campus where dozens of boys are believed to have died. State officials said Thursday they will survey the entire 1,200-acre (485-hectare) campus of the Dozier School For Boys in Marianna, Florid...
21:51, 06/21/2019

R-rated comedy 'Good Boys' comes out of nowhere to win the weekend box office (CMCSA) Universal Universal's "Good Boys" tops the domestic box office with an estimated $21 million. A rare win for an R-rated comedy, which hasn't topped the box office since 2016's "The Boss." That was also released by Universal. "Good Boys" joins "Us" as the only non-sequel/franchise movies to open num...
23:34, 08/18/2019

AAU basketball coach who sexually exploited more than 400 boys gets 180 years in prison Greg Stephen, who oversaw the elite Iowa Barnstormers program, was said by the judge to have “exploited, manipulated and abused children for almost two decades.”...
16:17, 05/03/2019

UK offers HPV vaccines to boys, aims to stop 100,000 cancer cases Some 100,000 cases of cancer could be prevented in Britain in the next 40 years by a vaccine against the human papillomavirus (HPV) that causes cancers of the cervix, mouth, anus and genitals, UK health officials said on Tuesday....
01:51, 07/09/2019

Cyberbullying is on the rise, and girls report 3 times more harassment than boys There's a rise in cyberbullying nationwide, with three times as many girls reporting being harassed online or by text message than boys.       ...
15:00, 07/26/2019

Nepal jails Canadian former UN official for sexually abusing boys Peter Dalglish, 62, an aid worker awarded Order of Canada in 2016, convicted of abusing two boys, aged 12 and 14A former UN official has been jailed for sexually abusing children in Nepal after a trial that underscored the country’s growing appeal for foreign paedophiles.Peter John Dalglish, 62, fro...
11:17, 07/09/2019

Revisit the Beastie Boys' seminal Ill Communication with a new mini-documentary When you’ve had a music career as long and varied as the Beastie Boys, you’re bound to have a handful of good stories to tell. Adam Horovitz and Mike Diamond shared one such story in a new mini-documentary from Amazon Music that chronicles the band’s recording of 1994's Ill Communication. That a...
00:34, 05/31/2019

5 new releases we love: Spoon takes a victory lap, B Boys get jagged, and more There’s a lot of music out there. To help you cut through all the noise, every week The A.V. Club is rounding up A-Sides, five recent releases we think are worth your time. You can listen to these and more on Spotify....
21:51, 07/26/2019

As U.S. women’s soccer storms through World Cup, there are more boys’ faces in the crowd At a watch party in downtown D.C., one soccer fan and youth coach noted: “There’s a greater interest also on the men’s side with the women’s game. That’s a new dynamic.”...
17:00, 06/23/2019

Gene’s Po-Boys, iconic New Orleans eatery, closing in July NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A New Orleans po-boy shop featured in “The Simpsons” and a video by Drake is serving up its last sandwiches this summer. The Advocate reports late-night eatery Gene’s Po-Boys is closing its doors at the end of July. Eugene “Gene” Raymond Theriot opene...
15:00, 06/24/2019

Geto Boys’ Bushwick Bill has died at age 52, publicist says After disputing reports earlier Sunday, representatives of pioneering rapper Bushwick Bill say has died at a Colorado hospital.        ...
08:00, 06/10/2019

Good Boys review – gleefully bad-taste tween comedy When a gang of goofy boys are invited to a spin-the-bottle party, their research into the mysteries of kissing goes horribly wrongSome massive laughs, a huge Stephen Merchant cameo and the most impressive school play on film since Wes Anderson’s Rushmore are all on offer in this very funny teen – or...
16:34, 08/14/2019

'Our Boys' powerfully puts faces on Israeli-Palestinian conflict The language and pacing in "Our Boys" reflect its Israeli roots, but the emotional core of this powerful fact-based miniseries hinges on tribalism, the intractability of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and the adage that an eye for an eye makes the whole world blind. In that, this HBO presentation...
03:17, 08/13/2019

Jeffrey Epstein Is a Model Beneficiary of the Good Ol' Boys Club Yesterday, New York Magazine reported that Jeffrey Epstein, who is charged with sex trafficking, repeatedly referred women—one of whom came pre-approved by Harvey Weinstein—to work for Charlie Rose, the longtime PBS host accused of sexual harassment by dozens of women. One of those referred women we...
05:00, 07/24/2019

Texas boys ranch moves forward as more men allege abuse DALLAS (AP) — More men are coming forward to say they suffered abuse decades ago while living at a boys ranch for at-risk youths in Texas. But the reckoning some had hoped for still hasn’t happened. The men describe brutal beatings by staff members. Some also say they were raped by older boys ...
18:34, 05/11/2019

Review: The Boys is the perfect therapy for chronic superhero fatigue Superheroes incorporate and go very, very bad in The Boys on Amazon Prime. A ragtag gang of vigilantes takes on a powerful group of corrupt and venal superheroes in The Boys, Amazon's adaptation of the comic books series of the same name by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson. Ennis is also the creat...
02:51, 08/10/2019

Netflix announces deal for film about Thailand's cave boys Netflix has announced it will join with the production company for the movie Crazy Rich Asians to make a film about last July's dramatic rescue of 12 village boys in northern Thailand who were trapped with their soccer coach in a flooded cave for more than two weeks....
15:34, 04/30/2019

Washed up boat on Jones Beach is already flooded with tall boys What the hull! An abandoned boat washed up on Long Island’s Jones Beach two weeks ago and has become the area’s new summer hot spot — with locals flocking there to snap selfies and pleading to keep it as a permanent fixture. “It gives a whole different look to the beach,” marveled Rob Marzig, 56,......
04:51, 06/28/2019

Noah Centineo's Hottest Photos Prove He's Not Like All the Boys We've Loved Before...He's Better All the boys we've loved before better watch out, because our main squeeze and current crush Noah Centineo is celebrating his birthday today and we're busy showing him some serious......
18:17, 05/09/2019

Bushwick Bill, rapper with Geto Boys, dies aged 52 Houston rapper who gave the southern US states their own version of gangsta rap had been recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancerBushwick Bill, a rapper with influential rap group Geto Boys, has died aged 52. He had been recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.Bushwick Bill was born Richard Shaw ...
16:00, 06/10/2019

One man’s fight for ‘Beastie Boys Square’ in Lower East Side Cause you can’t, you won’t, and you don’t stop. The Beastie Boys’ iconic hip-hop album “Paul’s Boutique” was released 30 years ago Thursday — and one Brooklyn man is battling to have this legendary part of the Big Apple’s music history honored a...
02:00, 07/26/2019

School: Boys accused in locker-room rape were unsupervised DAMASCUS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland school district says no adults were watching when several junior varsity football players at a Maryland high school allegedly raped or attempted to rape four teammates with a broomstick. WTOP-FM reports Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Smith says a...
15:51, 05/15/2019

These Girls’ Soccer Players Joined Boys’ Leagues. And Dominated. Spanish clubs like Barcelona, Atlético Madrid and Athletic Bilbao are increasingly testing their girls’ teams in leagues filled with boys’ teams. Is this the future of women’s soccer development?...
07:51, 06/06/2019

‘Good Boys’ shatters box office expectations on opening weekend The movie “Good Boys,” is shattering box office expectations. The film could make a total of $20.8 million on opening weekend, Variety reported. Friday night’s premiere brought in $8.3 million alone in ticket sales. Apparently, experts only expected a yield of $12 to $15 million, says the entertainm...
15:34, 08/18/2019

Beastie Boys and Adidas team for ‘Americana’ sneaker collaboration Ch-check out these new kicks. New York homeboys Mike D and Ad-Rock, a k a the Beastie Boys, have just launched their first collaboration with Adidas’ skate and street style division to commemorate their seminal album “Paul’s Boutique,” which turns 30 on July 25. The Adidas Sk...
23:17, 07/23/2019

UK launches effort to vaccinate young boys against HPV and cancers linked to sex Vaccinations to protect against HPV have been primarily administered to women, because HPV is often linked to cervical and vaginal cancers, but they can cause cancer in men as well....
19:00, 07/11/2019

Four teen boys charged in British bus attack of lesbian couple Four teenage boys were charged Thursday in the vicious May attack of a lesbian couple on a London bus, British police said. The boys — who range in age from 15 to 17 — were charged with an aggravated hate crime for allegedly beating the women bloody on May 30 when the pair refused to......
02:00, 07/26/2019

Amazon's New Superhero Series The Boys Is Now Streaming on Prime Video There's a new superhero team in town. Except they are not really heroes. Amazon Prime Video's The Boys is now streaming. Co-developed by Seth Rogen, The Boys stars Karl Urban in the lead, with a......
02:51, 07/26/2019

Meryl Streep: 'We hurt our boys by calling something "toxic masculinity"' The actor has taken issue with the phrase, saying that such labels block communication, and that women can also be toxicMeryl Streep has criticised the phrase “toxic masculinity”, saying it is offensive to men. “We hurt our boys by calling something toxic masculinity,” she said. “Women can be pretty...
01:00, 06/01/2019

Netflix's first To All The Boys I've Loved Before sequel will be here just in time for Valentine's 2020 It’s no surprise that Netflix has been working on a sequel to To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before; not only was director Susan Johnson’s teen-focused rom-com a huge hit for the streaming service, but both of original novel author Jenny Han’s follow-up books, P.S. I Still Love You and Always And Foreve...
10:00, 08/16/2019

Two 14-year-old boys found guilty of murdering schoolgirl in Ireland Two 14-year-old boys have become the youngest in Irish history to be convicted of murder, after luring a schoolgirl to a derelict house in Dublin last year before she was sexually assaulted and killed....
17:00, 06/19/2019

Carles Puyol: ‘La Masia was like the Scouts, 40 boys sharing four rooms’ The Spanish defender talks about Barcelona, how football became his cure and clears up rumours of liking Napalm DeathHi Carles. Hi Small Talk.We’re talking to you because of yoghurt, why don’t you tell us a bit about that? I am very proud to be an ambassador for the Danone Nations Cup, one of the be...
13:51, 07/18/2019

Jewish boys helped save man with swastika tattoo from drowning BOSTON — Massachusetts authorities say a group of Jewish teens played a key role in saving the life of a drowning man with a tattoo of a swastika. NBC Boston reports it happened Thursday night as the four youths — all students at an Orthodox Jewish high school in suburban Brookline — spotted the bod...
17:17, 05/28/2019

Brooklyn pervert busted for flashing two young boys: cops A Brooklyn man wanted for flashing two young boys — the second time he’s exposed himself to minors in only months — was busted after cops spotted him while handing out flyers looking for him, authorities said. Jianxing Cai, 22, was arrested Wednesday after cops handing out Cai̵...
19:51, 05/23/2019

The Boys Trailer: Nobodies Take on Corrupt Superheroes in Amazon Series Amazon Prime Video has released a full-length trailer for The Boys, its live-action adaptation of Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson's comic book of the same name....
02:17, 06/19/2019

AOC blasts McConnell again: ‘Boys will be held accountable… starting with Mitch’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is continuing to throw Twitter jabs at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Replying to a tweet from The Daily Beast that said McConnell’s campaign manager “essentially” said “boys will be boys” in response to the now-viral “Team Mitch” cardboard cutout photo, Ocasio...
05:00, 08/07/2019

Around 23 million boys have married before reaching 15; ‘we can end this violation’ says UNICEF chief An estimated 115 million boys and men around the world were married as children, 23 million of them before the age of 15, according to the first-ever analysis on child grooms, launched on Friday by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF)....
07:00, 06/07/2019

Box Office: 'Good Boys' Leads Crowded Weekend With $21 Million LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - The Bean Bag Boys, the self-appointed nickname for the trio of best friends in Universal's "Good Boys," are conquering much more than sixth grade. They are also leading the domestic box office, exceeding expectations and collecting $21 million on opening weekend....
19:00, 08/18/2019

Alleged victims won’t testify at Proud Boys trial for UES brawl Manhattan jurors serving on the trial of a pair of Proud Boys charged for a brawl with violent anti-fascist protesters outside a Republican club will not hear from the alleged victims, prosecutors revealed Thursday. Assistant DA Joshua Steinglass said that the suspected Antifa members that defendant...
05:51, 08/02/2019

Candidate for top EU job touts gender equality ahead of vote Ursula von der Leyen asks MEPs to back her as first female European commission presidentUrsula von der Leyen has championed gender equality in her appeal to MEPs to back her as the first female president of the European commission, telling the European parliament: “We represent half of our populatio...
16:34, 07/16/2019

[Sur]passing visual politics of race and gender – in pictures Touring her latest exhibition, artist and activist Lola Flash talks through her exploration of the visual politics and preconceptions of gender, sexuality and raceLola Flash’s [sur]passing is at Autograph, London until 17 August Continue reading......
10:34, 07/22/2019

No More Manholes in Berkeley as City Writes Gender Out of Codes Berkeley’s City Council this week voted to purge gender pronouns from its municipal code. He or she will be banished in favor of they, even if referring to one person....
18:00, 07/19/2019

Gender filter stirs emotions for some trans people Snapchat's new photo filter that allows users to change into a man or woman with the tap of a finger is not necessarily fun and games for transgender people. (April 20)        ...
02:34, 05/21/2019

| No Semenya at Stockholm Diamond League after gender ruling Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya, who lost her appeal over a controversial gender ruling, will not race at this month's Diamond League meeting....
23:34, 05/16/2019

Officials question use of city firetruck at gender reveal COLUMBUS, Miss. — Officials of Columbus, Mississippi, are questioning the use of city equipment at private events after a firetruck was used at a gender reveal party to spray pink water into the air. The Commercial Dispatch reports city councilmen Stephen Jones and Charlie Box say the department sho...
11:34, 05/17/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand can't break through – is 'gender bias' to blame? Gillibrand has struggled to get off the ground as white male candidates have dominated media coverage, with Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders as early frontrunnersKirsten Gillibrand launched her 2020 presidential campaign on Donald Trump’s doorstep. Related: The Democratic 2020 frontrunners are too old. ...
11:51, 05/20/2019

Jumping out of a plane ends in dramatic gender reveal This North Carolina man is diving headfirst into fatherhood. Timothy Goodwin of Oak Island, North Carolina, and his fiancée, Angela Hewett, set up a dramatic gender reveal on Saturday when Goodwin leaped out of a plane into a cloud of pink smoke. The stunt was set up through Skydive Coastal Carolina...
23:34, 05/17/2019

Soccer: World Cup shines spotlight on gender pay disparity The players set to light up the Women's World Cup in France next month may play for big-name clubs like Barcelona, Arsenal and Juventus but, although salaries are improving, they earn a fraction of the money paid to their male counterparts....
19:51, 05/15/2019

Screenwriters can play key role in gender parity, actors say LOS ANGELES (AP) — Academy Award-winning actor Geena Davis says achieving gender parity in media could happen overnight if screenwriters simply opted for female characters instead of male ones. Davis joined fellow actor Mayim Bialik at AT&T’s SHAPE Conference on Saturday to discuss the need fo...
08:00, 06/23/2019

EU aims for ‘perfect gender balance’ with female nominations BRUSSELS — For the first time, European Union leaders nominated women for half of the top positions they filled Tuesday to lead the world’s biggest trade bloc. And the women were picked for what are arguably the two most important jobs of the four posts: heading the EU’s executive Commission and lea...
01:17, 07/04/2019

Cross-sports push at World Cup for gender pay equality PARIS (AP) — Venus Williams joined retired soccer star Julie Foudy and ice hockey player Hilary Knight in the Eiffel Tower to highlight the push for pay equality for women athletes. The trio gathered Saturday night for a forum sponsored by LUNA bar and moderated by Catt Sadler, who quit E! in Decemb...
02:34, 06/16/2019

He, she, or ... ? Gender-neutral pronouns reduce biases – study Researchers find usage boosts positive feelings towards women and LGBT peopleMore than 100 failures litter the battleground that is the hunt for an English gender-neutral singular pronoun. From thon, ip and hiser to hem, ons and lers, the discarded terms have piled up since the mid-19th century.But ...
23:34, 08/05/2019

More states allowing gender-neutral birth certificates, IDs For intersex people, born with both male and female chromosomal or sexual traits, new rules in several states allow an "X" on birth certificates and drivers' licenses help bring their status out of the shadows....
03:00, 08/16/2019

Gender stereotypes can cause serious harm. Now they're banned from British ads From Friday, advertisements in Britain must not include "gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm or serious or widespread offense."        ...
09:51, 06/17/2019

No, Met Gala, gender fluidity and camp aren’t the same thing The Met’s Costume Institute threw its big annual bash last night, and despite some confusion over the year’s campy theme, most of the celebrity guests did just fine, sticking to some of camp’s more obvious tropes, like ruffles, feathers and big hair. But several stars decided to re...
05:17, 05/08/2019

FX to give Peep Show a try with gender-swapped remake In 2003, British TV network Channel 4 aired the first episode of Peep Show, a sitcom starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb that would go on to become a cult-hit—partially thanks to the stylistic hook of showing the events of the series directly from the point-of-view of one of its main characters....
02:00, 05/27/2019

California's Newsom says gender must be a part of national gun debate California Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, said Monday that gender must be a part of the national discussion on how to reduce gun violence since most culprits in mass shootings are male....
11:00, 08/06/2019

Ads from Mondelez and Volkswagen are the first to be banned under new UK gender stereotyping rules The U.K.'s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) introduced the sexism rules in June after research and a consultation with the ad industry. The UN's Unstereotype Alliance welcomed the news....
22:34, 08/15/2019

New UN campaign to bring youth into gender equality fight The U.N. women’s agency is launching a campaign to bring a young generation of women and men into the campaign for gender equality ahead of next year’s 25th anniversary of the conference that adopted the only global platform to achieve women’s rights...
05:17, 05/07/2019

Kamala Harris Announces Plan to Close the Gender Pay Gap Ms. Harris would force companies with 100 or more employees to show they were paying men and women equally for analogous work, penalizing those that didn’t....
12:51, 05/20/2019

Girls to the front: why gender is still a headline issue at festivals How hard can it be to have equal gender representation on festival bills? As Primavera proves, not hard at allThe festival lineup poster with all of the male artists’ names taken out, leaving behind a limp smattering of female acts, is now something of an annual tradition. The worst culprits are alw...
14:51, 05/03/2019

Bibiana Steinhaus: ‘Being a referee is about quality of performance - not gender’ Now in her second full season as a Bundesliga referee, Bibiana Steinhaus is being recognised for her performances and not her pioneering. In a candid interview, she discusses commanding respect, the VAR process and more....
21:17, 05/01/2019

Computer Science Research Gender Gap Won’t Close for 100 Years Women and men are forecast to produce a similar volume of medical research by 2048, according to a new study. In computer science, that won’t happen until 2137....
17:34, 06/21/2019

There's More At Stake With Fashion's Gender-Fluid Movement Than You Realise “The industry must make a more substantial investment in the lives – and not simply the looks – of the broader trans&gnc community,” says Wren Sanders...
14:02, 08/11/2019

UN Praises Gender Balance In Indian Peacekeeping Troops United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has praised India for having the highest proportion of women in its contingents to peacekeeping operations and held up its contributions as an example......
11:17, 05/25/2019

Britain bans ‘harmful’ gender stereotypes in advertisements LONDON — Hapless husbands and housework-burdened moms are being banished from British advertising, as a crackdown on gender stereotypes comes into force. From Friday, advertisements must not include “gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm or serious or widespread offense.” Examples includ...
00:34, 06/15/2019

Colorado shooter says he targeted kids over gender taunts DENVER (AP) — A high school student charged in a classmate’s death during a Colorado school shooting told police that he planned the attack for weeks and intended to target classmates who repeatedly mocked his gender identity. Written summaries of police interviews with the two suspected shoot...
09:17, 06/21/2019

AI Voice Assistants Reinforce Gender Biases, U.N. Report Says Artificial intelligence voice assistants with female voices reinforce existing gender biases, according to a new United Nations’ report. The new report from UNESCO, entitled “I’d Blush If I Could,” looks at the impact of having female voice assistants, from Amazon’s Ale...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Turkey's Erdogan pushes for gender segregation in universities In Japan for the G20 summit, Recep Tayyip Erdogan encountered the concept of women's universities. Now he's keen to introduce them in Turkey. The idea has been greeted with outrage....
11:00, 07/08/2019

Science of anger: how gender, age and personality shape this emotion What purpose does anger serve? Are men angrier than women? Can it affect our mental wellbeing? Science is beginning to uncover some of the answersAnger is the flash of fire that sparks in your brain when you feel you have been shortchanged. Perhaps a stranger has nipped into the parking space that y...
12:17, 05/12/2019

‘The Hustle’ review: Gender-swap remake is a rotten con job They’re a couple of dirty, rotten … ladies? The latest comedy to receive a needless gender-switch is the 1988 film “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” which itself was a remake of 1964’s “Bedtime Story” starring Marlon Brando. In “The Hustle,” actors Michael Caine and Steve Martin are unceremoniously shown t...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Car bursts into flames during gender reveal joyride fail This gender reveal went up in smoke. The sedan of an Australian driver doing burnouts — with blue smoke billowing behind to indicate a baby boy on the way — suddenly burst into flames after the daring stunt went awry last year in rural Norwell, Queensland. Police released the video Tuesd...
22:51, 07/09/2019

Azarenka criticizes gender 'inequality' in tournament schedules Former world number one Victoria Azarenka said there is "big inequality" in the scheduling of men's and women's matches at tournaments, describing this year's French Open as unacceptable....
01:51, 07/06/2019

Bangladeshi women in Italy fight for gender rights The Bangladeshi community in Italy is the second largest in Europe. However, many women are still struggling to acclimatize, not least because of their husbands. Michele Bertelli reports from Rome....
19:17, 08/03/2019

Gender stereotypes can cause serious harmful. Now they're banned from British ads From Friday, advertisements in Britain must not include "gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm or serious or widespread offense."        ...
19:17, 06/14/2019

USA star Rapinoe talks about gender equity and World Cup LYON, FRANCE – Team USA has taken home another Women’s World Cup title and star Megan Rapinoe is sound off about gender equity in the professional soccer world. Here’s more: ...
04:17, 07/08/2019

Antifa, Proud Boys supporters clash outside Portland, Ore., bar after ‘peaceful’ May Day protests Portland, Ore., police responded to a brawl outside a bar Wednesday night, where members of far-left Antifa clashed with those from the conservative Proud Boys group, according to reports....
11:17, 05/02/2019

‘The boys' club has been obliterated’: meet the women of colour shaking up comedy For too long, the comedy scene has been pale and male. Now, with the help of Tiffany Haddish, a new Netflix show is bigging up black voices at lastIn 2017, Tiffany Haddish, the breakout star of Girls Trip, told the Guardian that she has never wanted to “steal the show”. “I’m not a thief. Where I com...
16:34, 08/14/2019

When Sam Gordon was 9, she beat boys at football. Now she wants a high school league for girls. Gordon's lawsuit has several school districts and Utah's activities association playing defense over their refusal to offer girls’ tackle football as an intramural or varsity sport....
19:34, 05/02/2019

A group of teen boys saved their 90-year-old neighbor from her burning home A group of Oklahoma teens have been praised as heroes after they reportedly broke into the burning home of a 90-year-old neighbor to save her.        ...
12:51, 06/10/2019

'Good Boys' tops box office, revives the R-rated comedy genre The R-rated comedy, left for dead by some Hollywood studios, again reached No.1 at the box office over the weekend thanks to the raunchy coming-of-age tale "Good Boys," about a trio of 12-year-olds on a crude misadventure....
00:34, 08/19/2019

Ex-youth coach accused of sexually exploiting more than 400 boys gets 180-year sentence Greg Stephen, who solicited explicit photos from more than 400 boys over the course of a decade, receives what amounts to a life sentence.        ...
02:17, 05/03/2019

Geto Boys’ Bushwick Bill is still alive but critically ill, publicist says Representatives of pioneering rapper Bushwick Bill say he is hospitalized in critical condition but still alive, contrary to some reports.        ...
22:51, 06/09/2019

Boys junk food purchases drop by 31 percent after intervention, study says The urge for kids to buy junk food is made at a gut level, triggered by elaborate marketing designed by the product's manufacturer, a new study says....
01:34, 04/29/2019

Kim Kardashian Shares Adorable New Photo of Her "Boys" Psalm and Saint West So sweet! Kim Kardashian has shared an adorable new picture of her sons, Saint West, 3, and Psalm West, 1 month. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star took to social media on Monday to......
00:34, 06/18/2019

Good Boys' Molly Gordon reminisces about her middle school shenanigans Molly Gordon is having a bit of a moment. The actress popped up in the excellent Booksmart earlier this summer, and now she’s playing the teen tormenter of three more-innocent-than-thou middle schoolers in the new Good Boys. The A.V. Club talked to her about that experience, as well as what her own ...
01:34, 08/17/2019

‘Good Boys’ review: R-rated kid flick is a raunchy laugh riot As the aunt of a 12-year-old boy, I constantly stress over what’s appropriate: a carelessly dropped F-bomb can have me feeling guilty for days. But after “Good Boys,” I’m wondering if I’ve been overcautious. From the writing-directing team of Gene Stupnitsky and Lee Eisenberg (co-writers on “Bad Tea...
23:34, 08/15/2019

Iran secretly executed teenage boys, human rights group says Iran secretly executed two 17-year-old teenagers, said the rights group Amnesty International, which criticized the country for its "utter disdain for international law and the rights of children."...
23:17, 04/30/2019

Thai cave rescue boys sign Netflix deal for miniseries The twelve Thai boys and their soccer coach who were trapped in a flooded cave last summer will soon tell their story on Netflix. On Tuesday, they formally signed a deal with the online streaming giant....
07:34, 05/01/2019

Teen boys' eating disorders may focus on muscles, not weight loss (Reuters Health) - Many people may mistakenly assume teen boys are not prone to eating disorders because their symptoms are different from what's typically seen in girls and their focus is on building muscle rather than becoming impossibly thin, doctors warn....
04:00, 06/06/2019

Amazon releases full-length trailer for superhero drama ‘The Boys’ Amazon has unveiled a full-length trailer for The Boys, its unsentimental, kooky look at a world where superheroes abuse their powers on the regular and it's up to mere mortals to stop them. It's a well-understood fact that absolute power corrupts ab......
06:34, 06/18/2019

Florida authorities will probe boys reform school where at least 55 burials were identified Florida authorities announced Thursday they will officially begin examining the grounds of a former boys reform school in Florida in mid-July to determine if it was a crime scene where dozens of former students may have died and been buried. ...
08:17, 06/22/2019

Chace Crawford, Erin Moriarty play ‘corporate superheroes’ in ‘The Boys’ Amazon Prime's "The Boys" is a comic-book adaptation that wickedly imagines what could happen if superheroes' good deeds were dictated by corporate sponsors, elected officials and fickle fans....
09:51, 07/25/2019

Spider-Man is showing our boys that normal guys can be heroes too | Gaby Hinsliff Youngsters are growing up with a much broader concept of masculinity – and even Hollywood is catching upNot all superheroes wear capes. But if they come in many guises, what they tend to have in common is a desire to save the world. And that’s what makes the new Spider-Man movie so interesting: here...
09:51, 07/13/2019

Giving back to the local community, volunteering at Boys and Girls Club TUCSON – A group of mattress executives in town for a bedding convention gave back to the Tucson community on Tuesday, May 7th. For the past three years, workers from King Koil Mattress have sponsored event for local children. This year they stopped by the Boys and Girls Club. “Why? Because to...
09:00, 05/08/2019

Bengal School Asks Boys, Girls to Attend Classes On Different Days To check harassment, a government-run school in West Bengal's Malda district has issued a directive asking male and female students to attend school on different days of the week....
05:34, 07/03/2019

Amazon's The Boys illustrates the limitations of satirizing superheroes outside the comics page “It is, without a doubt, a good time to be in the superhero business.” This is a knowing line from early in season 1 of the new show The Boys; it could also open any number of state-of-the-industry thinkpieces explaining how both film and TV have been flooded with superhero content. The Boys is Amaz...
23:00, 08/05/2019

Far-right extremists Proud Boys outnumbered by counter-protesters at Washington, DC, rally A handful of antifa and hundreds of other counter-protesters showed up against the self-proclaimed "chauvinistic" Proud Boys' Demand Free Speech rally        ...
19:17, 07/06/2019

‘The Boys’ star Antony Starr dishes on edgy new superhero show If Superman was real, he’d be a megalomaniac using his powers for personal ends. That’s the premise of “The Boys,” a new satiric Amazon series created by Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg and Erik Kripke (“Supernatural”). Based on the eponymous comic book series by Garth Ennis, the eight-episode dark comedy...
03:34, 07/21/2019

Former Canadian UN worker and renowned humanitarian sentenced in Nepal for raping boys For decades, Peter Dalglish, 62, held a distinguished reputation as one of Canada’s most esteemed and accomplished humanitarians devoted to the wellbeing of poor children. But on Monday, he was sentenced by a Nepali court to at least nine years behind bars for raping two young boys in a small villag...
19:17, 07/09/2019

Old Boys' Club Gives Ground as More Women Join Real-Estate Boards Public real-estate companies are adding slightly more women than men as directors to their boards, a sign that this male-dominated industry may be starting to heed a call for gender diversity....
20:51, 07/09/2019

Lawsuit: Texas ranch didn’t protect 2 boys from sexual abuse DALLAS (AP) — A young man and a teenage boy who lived at a Texas ranch for at-risk youth in the last decade have filed a lawsuit alleging the staff didn’t protect them from sexual abuse by older residents. The civil lawsuit filed May 21 in Potter County District Court seeks over $1 million in ...
02:17, 05/30/2019

Thai cave boys mark year since ordeal with Buddhist rites MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — The 12 young Thai soccer players and their coach who grabbed global attention last year when they were trapped in a flooded cave for more than two weeks have marked the anniversary of their ordeal start with a religious ceremony. The members of the Wild Boars took part in a ...
11:00, 06/24/2019

Thai boys return to Tham Luang Cave a year after ordeal The 12 Thai soccer players and their coach who were trapped in a cave have opened up about their lives one year on. Some still aspire to be professional footballers, while others have been inspired by their rescuers....
18:34, 06/24/2019

Suspected Rohingya Refugees, Including Women, Boys, Sent To Shelter Homes Twelve suspected Rohingya refugees, who were rescued in Mizoram's Aizawl three days ago allegedly from a human trafficking gang, have been shifted to state-run shelter homes, a senior police officer......
13:34, 05/08/2019

Our Boys Tells A True Story of Bitter Revenge in the West Bank Amid even the longest, bloodiest conflicts, some acts of violence remain capable of enraging a desensitized public. One such incident occurred on June 12, 2014, when three teenage Jewish boys were kidnapped in the West Bank. As the Israel Defense Forces launched a massive manhunt–which ended i...
05:00, 08/09/2019

Fifa set to close gender pay gap after 2019 Women's World Cup Fifa has agreed to negotiate more prize money for women's national teams after this summer's 2019 Women's World Cup, following a successful campaign by Australia....
21:17, 06/04/2019

The Latest: Cuomo signs bill expanding gender pay equality Members of the U.S. women's soccer team are waving from floats as fans cheer and wave back during a parade in New York City's Canyon of Heroes       ...
17:00, 07/10/2019

For the Trans Community, Snapchat’s ‘Gender-Swapping’ Filter Is Complicated It’s a simple idea––a new filter on Snapchat lets users alter images of themselves to look like a different gender. The Snapchat lens, introduced last week, has taken off, with “gender-swapping” photos and videos proliferating across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, too...
00:17, 05/17/2019

Snapchat's Gender-Swap Filter Inspires a Sting Operation Since its launch in May, Snapchat's gender-swap filter, which allows users to see what they would look like as a stereotypical man or woman, has inspired countless pranks and crude jokes....
19:00, 06/13/2019

College student uses gender-swap filter to catch cop looking for underage sex A male college student reportedly used a gender-altering photo-filter on Snapchat to pose as a 16 year-old girl.        ...
22:51, 06/12/2019

Florida couple uses pet alligator to reveal 10th child’s gender Welcome to a gender reveal party with a lot of bite. Stacie Childs-Wright and husband Chad Wright let their pet alligator, Amos, show the world the sex of their unborn baby, which will be the couple’s tenth child. A video from Tampa station Fox 13, courtesy of Childs-Wright, shows a barefoot Wright ...
03:34, 06/12/2019

Digital assistants like Siri and Alexa entrench gender biases, says UN Female-voiced tech often gives submissive responses to queries, Unesco report findsAssigning female genders to digital assistants such as Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa is helping entrench harmful gender biases, according to a UN agency.Research released by Unesco claims that the often submissive a...
03:17, 05/22/2019

AI voice assistants fuel sexist gender stereotypes: UN study Hey Siri, is this sexist? A new study from the United Nations says that female AI assistants reinforce harmful gender stereotypes. Apple’s Siri, Google’s Google Assistant, Microsoft’s Cortana and Amazon’s Alexa all come with female voices, though most offer the choice of swit...
22:17, 05/22/2019

Catholic Church rejects use of gender identity theory in education In a new document aimed at Catholic schools, the Church has rejected the idea that people should be free to choose their gender. The LGBT community has said the document would encourage more hatred and bigotry....
02:17, 06/11/2019

'Then I saw RuPaul's Drag Race': coming out as X-gender in Tokyo – a manga As a young manga artist, M A Joy felt they did not fit in – but learning to identify as neither male nor female opened up both their art and the cityI am a manga artist, M A Joy. I draw manga and illustrations; I also like to make things. During my childhood I lived in Fukagawa, a downtown area of T...
17:34, 06/14/2019

Kamala Harris proposes equal pay measure to close gender gap U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, one of two dozen Democrats vying for the 2020 presidential nomination, on Monday proposed closing the gender pay gap by requiring companies to disclose pay data and secure an "equal pay certification" or be fined....
12:34, 05/20/2019

South Africa’s new Cabinet sees gender balance for first time ever South Africa’s president announced a new cabinet Wednesday that for the first time in the country’s history will be made up of 50 percent women – and one of those women is from the opposition....
19:34, 05/30/2019

Gender-bending Snapchat feature leads to arrest of California cop A California police officer was arrested after a 20-year-old man used the gender-swap filter on Snapchat to pretend to be a 16-year-old girl and patrol for child predators....
21:51, 06/12/2019

Gender equality, justice in law and practice: Essential for sustainable development Fundamentally linked to human development, gender justice requires ending inequality and redressing existing disparities between women and men, according to a high-level United Nations forum on the situation in Arab States....
18:17, 04/28/2019

| Caster to appeal gender rule at Swiss Supreme Court Caster Semenya will appeal the ruling by CAS which ruled in favour of the IAAF and their right to have female athletes regulate their testosterone levels....
21:51, 05/29/2019

Why Snapchat’s new gender swap feature is problematic for trans people You’ve probably seen it all over your social media timelines and stories this week — friends using Snapchat’s new gender-bending filter to create uncanny and slightly creepy versions of themselves as men, women, and babies. SNAPCHAT FILTER IS CRAZY! ...
16:51, 05/18/2019

Women in Bolivia using theater to fight gender-based violence LA PAZ, Bolivia — On stage, amid the hubbub of a Bolivian street market, women recount their stories of abuse at the hands of men. But the violence depicted in the play isn’t just make-believe for the 22 indigenous actresses: It’s based on their own real-life experiences. “Kusisita,” a work that see...
18:34, 05/27/2019

Overlooked No More: Claude Cahun, Whose Photographs Explored Gender and Sexuality Society generally considered women to be women and men to be men in early-20th-century France. Cahun’s work protested gender and sexual norms, and has become increasingly relevant....
00:51, 06/20/2019

The new American family: trans, gender queer, nonbinary, two-spirit As part of our series, Stonewall at 50, we hear from six people who found love and happiness – after being told they didn’t belong Continue reading......
18:00, 06/20/2019

Mordhau Developers Address Controversy, Saying They Won't Add Gender Or Race Filters After a controversial interview with PC Gamer discussing Mordhau players’ use of slurs and the potential implementation of a race or gender toggle, the game’s developers issued a statement this morning to clarify their stances. They now say they had no plans to add an ethnicity toggle to Mordhau, ad...
20:00, 07/03/2019

AI female voice assistants reinforce gender bias - UN report Artificial intelligence voice assistants, such as Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri, are perpetuating and spreading gender stereotypes, says a new UN report. ...
02:00, 05/22/2019

How Shay Mitchell and More Stars Pulled Off Epic Gender Reveals When it comes to Hollywood gender reveals, your favorite stars always go big! In case you missed the big news, Shay Mitchell celebrated the Fourth of July by posting a brand-new YouTube......
22:34, 07/05/2019

Gender Reveal Party Goes Terribly Wrong As Car Bursts Into Flames Queensland Police released drone footage of the gender reveal gone wrong to warn others against attempting such stunts. The video shows a man's car bursting into flames on the Gold Coast while he was......
09:34, 07/10/2019

Without ‘transformative shifts,’ women will wait two centuries for gender equality “I think it's almost a joke that it will take the world so long to create women empowerment, particularly as we know that there’s an economic upside in empowering women in the range of $28 trillion.”...
20:00, 04/28/2019

'Hair hasn't got gender': finally hairdressers are charging men the same as women Men’s hair is just as complicated and time-consuming to cut, says one London salon‘We did contemplate doing it slowly, raising it little by little,” says Susannah Richardson. “But then we thought no, we’re doing it completely, for moral reasons. It’s about equality, it’s the right thing to do.”Richa...
22:34, 05/07/2019

Trump Fed pick has a 25-year record of criticizing gender advancement Stephen Moore, President Donald Trump's pick to serve on the Federal Reserve Board, once dismissed the Violence Against Women Act as the "most objectionable pork" in the 1994 crime bill, saying the money would better spent if Americans were forced to write checks to "radical feminist" groups....
16:51, 05/01/2019

Adam Silver Calls for More Gender Diversity in N.B.A. Officiating and Coaching In a talk in Washington, the N.B.A. commissioner also said that the Golden State Warriors were “not ideal” for the competitive balance of the league....
05:00, 05/10/2019

Are ‘women in tech’ events helpful or hurtful to gender equality? A tech conference is perhaps one of the very few places where women don’t have to wait in a hellishly long line for the toilets. Countless tech events, like Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference, seriously lack female attendance — yet another indicator of tech’s gender disparity. To fight t...
18:34, 05/01/2019

Cannes festival adapts to #MeToo era – but gender issues remain Film event adds family-friendly initiative yet for female directors it looks to be business as usualThis year, the Cannes film festival is rolling out an initiative called Le Ballon Rouge – named after a children’s film by Albert Lamorisse – which offers a package of services aimed at making the fes...
16:00, 05/10/2019

No need to Google gender bias to see women come up short. S.H.E. hopes to change that A new program created by the hair products company Pantene aims to make sure search results are more equitable between men and women        ...
15:00, 04/30/2019

Employers Who Talk Up Gender Equity, but Silence Harassment Victims The woman leading Australia’s inquiry into workplace sexual harassment is trying to overcome nondisclosure agreements that prevent victims from talking....
12:17, 05/01/2019

My queer lioness: the artist unleashing a gender-bending cat on Venice Turner prize-winner Charlotte Prodger is representing Scotland at the Biennale – with gargling bagpipes and a butch lioness with a beard. She reveals all about her wild attractionIt is entirely characteristic of Charlotte Prodger’s gentle, subtle wit that she has used the sound of bagpipes in her ne...
15:34, 05/08/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand on being underestimated for 2020 Democratic nod: 'I think it's just gender bias' Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., said Saturday she feels like she’s being underestimated in the race for the Democratic nomination for president, who will likely go up against President Trump in 2020....
12:34, 05/13/2019

Gender equality, education and the environment at the forefront of new SDG Advocate campaigns Back in May, six innovative public figures joined the battle to push the world towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Each of the new official SDG Advocates committed themselves to pursue the 17 goals on behalf of “peace, prosperity, people, planet, and partnerships.” As...
19:00, 08/14/2019

Viral Ad On #BarbershopGirls Of Uttar Pradesh Smashes Gender Stereotypes Neha and Jyoti took over their father's barber shop in 2014, stepping into a profession dominated by men. Today, their inspirational story has been turned into a viral ad....
14:00, 05/01/2019

Snap revenue boosted by gender-bending photo filter Shares of Snapchat parent company Snap Inc. soared more than 10 percent in extended trading Tuesday — thanks in part to a viral face filter that can turn a woman into a man and vice versa. The Los Angeles-based Snap handily beat Wall Street’s expectations for the second quarter, including a revenue ...
07:51, 07/24/2019

Africa's Mobile Gender Gap: Millions of African women still offline Many African women can still only dream of owning a smartphone and having access to the internet. Men, however, have long been able to surf the web. This inequality has significant political and economic consequences....
23:51, 08/09/2019

Overweight teen boys have higher risk of heart muscle damage as adults (Reuters Health) - Men who were overweight as teens may be more likely to develop a rare type of heart muscle damage that can cause heart failure than men who maintained a healthy weight during adolescence, a Swedish study suggests....
05:17, 05/29/2019

Lizzo’s ‘Boys’ Is Extremely Versatile Meme Material That Works Like a Charm Every Time You heard Lizzo: “I like boys,” she sings confidently on the Cuz I Love You singer-rapper‘s 2018 hit “Boys.” The catchy track is ripe for sing-a-longs — and for making memes, thanks to its vivid detail. So that’s exactly what the internet has done. Taking o...
21:17, 06/06/2019

‘Bubbles’ steps in to help Trailer Park Boys fan suffering from severe chronic pain Mike Smith, better known as Bubbles from the Trailer Park Boys, has set up an online crowdfunding campaign to help a die-hard fan living with chronic pain....
01:00, 05/15/2019

Bradley Cooper Enjoys a Boys' Night in Los Angeles After Irina Shayk Split Bradley Cooper is spending time with friends following his breakup with Irina Shayk. The Oscar nominee was spotted with pals at the Sunset Tower Hotel in West Hollywood, Calif., on Monday......
01:51, 06/12/2019

Jake Beber-Frankel shoots 60, lowest round ever at Boys Junior PGA Championship Jake Beber-Frankel, whose father, David, directed The Devil Wears Prada, shot the lowest score ever in the Boys Junior PGA Championship with a 60.       ...
07:17, 08/01/2019

Noah Centineo, Lana Condor made pact not to date before 'All the Boys' filming Noah Centineo told Jimmy Fallon that he and co-star Lana Condor made a pact before they started filming "To All the Boys I've Loved Before:" They would not date each other before they started filming....
15:34, 04/30/2019

‘These boys were on a holiday’: Trump family members promote themselves, and businesses, on European trip The president’s four adult children tagged along during events in London, Normandy and Doonbeg, Ireland, raising questions of impropriety and costs for taxpayers....
01:17, 06/07/2019

With No Boys Born in Nearly 10 Years, a Polish Village Finds Fame in Its Missing Males Over nearly a decade, all 12 children born in the farming hamlet of Miejsce Odrzanskie have been girls, an oddity that has drawn international attention....
08:00, 08/07/2019

In ‘The Nickel Boys,’ Colson Whitehead Depicts a Real-Life House of Horrors The reform school at the center of Whitehead’s new novel (his first since “The Underground Railroad”) is more like a prison where the inmates are brutalized and even killed....
17:51, 07/14/2019

Amazon Prime Video Renews The Boys for Season 2, Adds Aya Cash to Cast A week prior to its premiere, The Boys has been renewed for season 2, Amazon Prime Video announced at San Diego Comic-Con 2019. Aya Cash will join The Boys season 2 cast as Stormfront....
02:51, 07/20/2019

Camp counselor accused of sexually abusing boys accepts plea deal He was accused of inviting young boys at the exclusive upstate Brant Lake Camp to watch movies, play games or “cuddle’’ with him — and then preying on them like a monster....
09:17, 05/08/2019

Amazon's The Boys Is a Morbidly Frank Breath of Fresh Air About the Cult of Superhero Worship The cynicism of Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson’s The Boys isn’t something that you can dismiss in the age of comic book adaptations we’re currently living through, and Amazon’s done nothing to downplay that fact with its new series based on the book. Whether we like to admit it or not, superheroes...
08:00, 07/27/2019

Teen boys can have eating disorders focused on muscle gain, doctors warn Eating disorders among teen boys are often characterized by eating too much protein, rigid restriction of carbs and fats, and cycling between periods of overconsumption and calorie cutting in an effort to build muscle, according to doctors....
07:51, 06/09/2019

Lost Boys Fans Will Vamp Out for These Never-Before-Printed Posters and Comic Book Replica The journey for an iconic movie poster is often long and difficult. Artists can make dozens, maybe even hundreds, of different concepts before landing on the right one. Most, if not all, of those other concepts are usually buried forever. This week though, two such creations for The Lost Boys are, a...
18:17, 05/29/2019

Adidas added to lawsuit vs. disgraced youth coach who sexually exploited at least 440 boys Adidas has been added to a lawsuit against convicted Iowa youth basketball coach Greg Stephen, who has been sentenced to 180 years in prison.       ...
05:00, 07/12/2019

Portland rally: Proud Boys vow to march each month after biggest protest of Trump era Oregon city sees sporadic violence and a dozen arrests as Donald Trump and Proud Boys chairman denounce anti-fascistsPortland saw its largest far-right demonstration of the Trump era on Saturday, as 500 rightwingers traveled from around the country to march back and forth across the city’s bridges, ...
09:17, 08/18/2019

Snap's Android fix, gender-changing lens boost users, shares up 9% Snap Inc's Snapchat on Tuesday beat analysts' estimates for user growth and revenue, getting a boost from a better version of its Android app and the launch of new augmented reality photo lenses....
05:51, 07/24/2019

Report: Female-sounding voice assistants fuel gender bias AI-powered voice assistants from Google, Amazon, Apple, and others could be perpetuating harmful gender biases, according to a recent UN report. The report, titled “I’d blush if I could” — Siri’s response to provocative queries or flirtatious statements — says the female helpers are often depicted a...
08:17, 05/22/2019

German Social Democrats adopt gender parity leadership model Germany's oldest political party has decided to adopt a twin-leader model in as part of its attempt to regalvanize the party base. The Social Democrats are tanking in opinion polls and casting around for fresh ideas....
22:17, 06/24/2019

America's favorite booze varies by gender, education level According to a new Gallup poll, the number of people who prefer liquor as their first adult beverage choice has caught up to wine.       ...
05:17, 08/14/2019

Facial recognition must not introduce gender or racial bias, police told Overall benefits to public safety should outweigh potential distrust, says ethics reportFacial recognition software should only be used by police if they can prove it won’t introduce gender or racial bias to operations, an ethics panel has said.A report by the London policing ethics panel, which was...
15:00, 05/29/2019

Women honored at Cannes, as gender parity drive draws scrutiny Movie stars including Salma Hayek and Eva Longoria celebrated the role of women in cinema at a glitzy gala in Cannes on Sunday, amid a drive to promote gender equality in the industry that is still falling short of what many campaigners hoped for....
04:34, 05/20/2019

Britain Bans Ads Featuring "Harmful Gender Stereotypes" Causing Offence Ads featuring "harmful gender stereotypes" which are likely to cause offence will be banned in Britain from Friday under new rules that could have a major impact on the industry....
14:00, 06/16/2019

The interplay between gender and autism spectrum disorder – Science Weekly podcast The Science Weekly team are taking a bit of a break so we’ll be revisiting some of our favourite shows from the archive. Including this one from 2017, when Nicola Davis looked at why so many women with autism are misdiagnosed and how this issue resonates with broader ideas of neurodiversity. We also...
10:00, 07/26/2019

Hawaii poised to become ninth state to have "Gender X" as an option on driver licenses Hawaii’s “No License to Discriminate” bill is expected to become law Wednesday, which would make the state the ninth in the country to offer “Gender X” as a category on driver licenses.  ...
13:17, 06/26/2019

Pioneer of gender-reveal party regrets sparking trend: 'Let kids be who they are' The former blogger changed her perspective when her own daughter began to teach her about the nuances of genderOne of the pioneers of the gender-reveal party, the popular trend for announcing a baby’s gender through some form of stunt, has said is it time to “re-evaluate” the practice and that her o...
13:51, 07/27/2019

UN official blasts US abortion laws as ‘gender-based violence against women’ A UN official blasted the policy of outlawing abortion in some US states as “torture” and said there was a coordinated effort to attack women’s rights. “We have not called it out in the same way we have other forms of extremist hate, but this is gender-based violence against women,...
10:34, 06/05/2019

Liberals achieve gender parity in new appointments, but minorities left out: docs Documents from the Privy Council Office obtained through the access-to-information law, show that as of last year, 55.5 per cent of appointees to federal agencies, boards and organizations were women, slightly above their proportion in the Canadian population....
21:17, 05/20/2019

Former pro golfer Kendra Little describes gender-identity struggle and why she left sport Former golfer Kendra Little revealed her secret last week, discussing her AIS. She was born with appearance of a female but genetic makeup of a male.        ...
02:00, 07/14/2019

Nerd parents are throwing ‘Game of Thrones’ gender reveal parties You can’t escape “Game of Thrones” in the subways, at parties, in your cab — and now, it seems, even at gender reveal parties. Online retailer Risen Son Creations, purveyor of hand-crafted gender-reveal dragon eggs, reports that its sales have risen a whopping 750 percent these past few months...
23:17, 05/06/2019

Grave Goods Demand Gender Roles In Viking History To Be Rewritten. Or Do They? A Norwegian archaeologist, Marianne Moen, is making the big claim 'the past’ is incorrectly interpreted and that Viking Norway men’s and women’s cultural roles were similar. But not everyone agrees. ...
01:34, 06/29/2019

Dustin Johnson’s awkward gender-reveal video with bewildered fans An apparent chance run-in with Dustin Johnson turned into a baby reveal this week in Detroit during the latest stop on the PGA Tour. Johnson took time to interact with some fans on the sidelines when he seemingly met a pregnant couple and within seconds, on the video edited by the PGA Tour, is pulle...
20:00, 06/27/2019

'Moral panic' over gender identity film sparks backlash in Indonesia Director gets death threats as 93,000 sign petition to have ‘LGBT film’ Memories of My Body banned lest young ‘imitate behaviour’The release of an award-winning Indonesian film about a male dancer exploring his sexuality has led to a backlash from religious groups in the south-east Asian country.The...
12:51, 05/16/2019

This keyboard app spell-checks gender bias to challenge how we talk to girls Language is not gender-neutral, and it’s time to identify and challenge the societal structure that systematically stops all women from thriving — one of these structures is gendered language and the patriarchal ideas built into it. One project hoping to change perceptions around everyday, gender-bi...
12:17, 06/06/2019

Alleged Colorado school shooter says he targeted kids over gender taunts One of the Colorado charter school shooting suspects told police he targeted classmates who mocked his gender identity. Alec McKinney, 16, who was born female and identifies as male, said students at the STEM School Highlands Ranch called him “disgusting,” made fun of him and repeatedly ...
07:34, 06/21/2019

Canadiens and Canadiennes in uproar as student paper takes stand on gender A publication at the Université du Québec is ceasing to favour masculine over feminine in its language – not everyone is happyThe changes were slight, though Molière probably wouldn’t have approved.Montreal Campus – the student newspaper serving Université du Québec à Montréal – announced in Februar...
16:00, 05/08/2019

London gender clinic reports rising number of non-binary attendees A gender identity clinic for under-18s says the rise in young people seeking help may be levelling off, and that an increasing proportion identify as non-binary...
17:17, 07/18/2019

Mario Lopez apologizes for 'ignorant' comments about parenting and gender identity TV personality Mario Lopez has apologized for comments made during a recent podcast appearance in which he said it was "dangerous" for parents to allow their children to pick their gender identities at young ages....
05:17, 08/01/2019

For trans people, gender-swap photo filters are no mere game NEW YORK (AP) — Snapchat’s new photo filter that allows users to change into a man or woman with the tap of a finger isn’t necessarily fun and games for transgender people. Some say it reduces their very real and often painful experiences to folly. Thirty-one-year-old Bailey Coffman is a...
15:00, 05/17/2019

Vatican Rejects Gender Change, To Alarm Of LGBT Catholics And Their Supporters VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican has issued a document rejecting the idea that people can choose or change their genders. The document issued Monday — during LGBT pride month — is the Vatican’s first on gender theory. In it, the Vatican also insists on the sexual complementarity of ...
17:00, 06/10/2019

Mario Lopez walks back remarks on kids and gender identity Mario Lopez has apologized for telling conservative commentator Candace Owens that it’s “dangerous” and “alarming” for parents to honor the wishes of young children who identify with a gender other than the one assigned at birth...
06:17, 08/02/2019

Angry alligators, terrified guests: when gender-reveal parties go wrong A Florida couple’s party went viral after they used an alligator to announce the sex of their new baby. But even less ambitious events have their risksThere are gender-reveal parties, and then there is what just happened in Florida. A video has gone viral of a US couple using an alligator to announc...
17:00, 06/13/2019

What/If review – Renée Zellweger in deranged gender-flip of Indecent Proposal Netflix’s absurd new drama doesn’t reinvent the morality tale, but it is tremendous funIt is my contention that any programme that chooses to demonstrate the bone-deep villainy of its protagonist by having her practise archery in her office is the best programme. All others can go home. I’m not here...
08:51, 05/24/2019

Despite progress, companies face gender equality ‘backlash’: UN business body Although the drive to reach gender equality has picked up speed, and diversity initiatives have been put into place in companies and organizations, a significant level of resistance and backlash remains, according to a leading UN business group....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Snapchat’s gender-swap photo filter is no game for trans people Hit a button, and you’re “transformed” into a woman. The beard disappears. The face and jaw smooth out. The hair floats jauntily around the shoulders. “Yo this is SPOT ON my mom.” ”Pretty.” ”Are you in a sorority?” A swipe and another click. Sudd...
23:00, 05/17/2019

Easing fears and promoting gender equality in Chad’s girls-only classrooms A teacher holds up a drawing of an adolescent girl who has just been caught unawares by her first menstruation cycle, while at school. She’s addressing neat rows of young women sitting in class, in the town of Bol, in Chad....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Chef named Ryans claims she was fired when manager discovered her gender A Brooklyn pastry chef with a male-sounding name was hired sight unseen at a Manhattan restaurant because bosses thought she was a man — and promptly fired when she showed up and they learned she was a woman, a lawsuit claims. Ryans McGovern says she was hired for the $16-an-hour gig at Hudson Hall’...
02:51, 06/09/2019

Raucous crowds, Proud Boys and a baby blimp: Trump's 2020 campaign begins Protesters gather outside as president rails against his favorite targets before Orlando audience of 20,000Donald Trump was looking for lightning to strike twice. And for thousands of his faithful supporters who had waited for hours outside Orlando’s Amway Center on one of the stormiest days of the ...
17:00, 06/19/2019

Good Boys puts a tween spin on the R-rated teen comedy, to mostly funny effect The hook of Good Boys, Hollywood’s latest odyssey of comic adolescent mischief, is that the kids behaving badly are, for once, truly kids. The usual R-rated parade of randy mishaps, drug-related foibles, and foul-mouthed banter has formed around characters just out of elementary school. That may sou...
00:00, 08/15/2019

Beastie Boys Adam Horovitz and Mike Diamond reminisce about life since 'Paul's Boutique' They'd like to make clear the Beastie Boys are over as a musical group following the death of Adam Yauch (known as MCA to Beastie fans) from cancer in 2012, but Mike Diamond (Mike D) and Adam Horovitz (Ad-Rock) are still collaborating....
23:34, 07/25/2019

Reality Bites Cast Has a 25th Anniversary Reunion While Lost Boys Stars Reunite Too Cue The Knack's "My Sharona!" Are we excited about this Reality Bites reunion? Hey, we are bursting with fruit flavor. Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke, Janeane Garofalo and Ben......
02:51, 05/06/2019

Title shows City boys' huge investment is paying dividends in long term "Manchester City have spent big. But star players are not the only result - another Premier League title is proof they have an enviable platform on which to build further success, writes Richard Jolly..."...
01:17, 05/13/2019

Title shows City boys' huge investment is paying long-term dividends "Manchester City have spent big. But star players are not the only result - another Premier League title is proof they have an enviable platform on which to build further success, writes Richard Jolly...."...
18:34, 05/12/2019

Trophy times two: Bullis track and field boys and girls dominate respective leagues The girls won their sixth straight Independent School League title in the afternoon; the boys took their third straight Interscholastic Athletic Conference championship at night....
14:17, 05/12/2019

Trump Rally Brings Out White Supremacist ‘Proud Boys’ Wearing Matching Polos Nothing says, “Take me seriously” like grown men calling themselves “boys” while wearing matching black and yellow polo shirts with stripes along the collar and a crest with the initials “PB” along the chest. For those not in the know, “PB” is known around the globe as “peanut butter.”...
20:34, 06/19/2019

Proud Boys rally for free speech, protest bias in social media in Washington D.C. An extremist group with ties to white nationalism attracted about 250 supports to its Demand Free Speech rally Saturday in protest of anti-conservative bias on social media....
00:17, 07/07/2019

Canadian aid worker Peter Dalglish jailed 16 years in Nepal for sexual assault of boys Dalglish, an Order of Canada recipient, was convicted last month after a police investigation and trial his lawyers described as a travesty of justice....
02:00, 07/09/2019

#ShoppingWhileBlack: Video Shows Store Owner Harassing, Calling Security on Black Boys When a South Carolina store owner called security and threatened to notify police on a group of black men for talking too loud, putting their negro hands on his merchandise and—most egregiously—paying him no attention, the young men learned a valuable lesson about racial profiling and being black in...
23:34, 06/16/2019

Rescue diver reveals unseen messages left behind by Thai cave boys one year later One year after 12 boys were incredibly rescued from a flooded Thai cave, a hero diver has returned to the site and found haunting messages left by the kids. ...
18:00, 07/12/2019

Bode and Morgan Miller expecting twin boys over a year after daughter's death Morgan Miller shared on Instagram that the twin boys are expected to be born on Nov. 11, about a month after husband Bode Miller's birthday.        ...
06:17, 08/13/2019

‘Boys in the Band’ star Matt Bomer’s favorite books, shades and swim trunks They say clothes make the man. But Matt Bomer has found success in everything from expensive suits (on the series “White Collar”) to barely- there G-strings (in the “Magic Mike” franchise) and tighty-whities (for both the Broadway show and forthcoming Netflix adaption of “The Boys in the Band”)....
17:00, 06/21/2019

Iceland’s Prime Minister Talks Climate Change and Gender Equality Over Ice Cream Many cultures have native words for unique experiences. In Spain, families and friends sitting around after finishing a meal are having a sobremesa. Germans enjoying the solitude of being alone in the woods experience Waldeinsamkeit. In Iceland one such word is isbiltur, which describes a road trip ...
14:51, 07/25/2019

Varsity esports? This all-girls school in Ohio is tackling gender equality through gaming Hathaway Brown private school near Cleveland became the first U.S. all-girls school to launch a varsity esports program during last year.       ...
21:34, 07/23/2019

Pregnant celebrities 2019: Who's due, baby bump pics and gender reveals See when pregnant celebrities are due including Meghan Markle, Amy Schumer, Jessica Simpson, Snooki, Kate Mara and Danielle Fishel.        ...
18:34, 04/28/2019

‘You Have to Open Doors.’ Julianne Moore Says She Backs Quotas for Gender Parity in Film (CANNES, France) — Julianne Moore said Wednesday that larger efforts are needed in order for the movie industry to reach gender parity, and that means implementing quotas. “We will not have gender parity unless everybody is cooperating. Women are not a special interest group. We’re...
01:17, 05/16/2019

‘Use a bit of common sense’: A gender-reveal party stunt ends with a car erupting in flames Gender-reveal burnouts are starting to become popular with car enthusiasts in Australia. But officials say the stunts are dangerous and shouldn’t be tried at home....
19:51, 07/10/2019

ACLU suing over Iowa's decision to allow restrictions on taxpayer funding of gender surgeries Iowa was "cruel" and violated its state constitution by allowing government officials to withhold Meidicaid funds for surgeries for individuals with gender dysphora, The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) said on Friday. ...
19:17, 06/01/2019

From 'manholes' to 'maintenance holes': Berkeley votes to replace gender-specific words Associated Press Berkeley City Council members unanimously voted this week to replace gender-specific words in the city code with gender-neutral terms. The San Francisco Bay Area city is known for its long history of progressive politics and "first of" ordinances. City Council member Rigel Robinson...
20:00, 07/19/2019

Let’s hope the gender-flipped US version of Peep Show isn’t a bad joke | Arwa Mahdawi Female losers deserve to be represented but US TV doesn’t have a good track record when it comes to adapting much-loved British comediesI regret to inform you that the Americans are at it again. After rebooting and ruining a slew of beloved British TV shows (I am still traumatised by the way they ma...
09:17, 05/29/2019

Houses passes Equality Act to increase protections for sexual orientation and gender identity The House passed legislation Friday that would protect those living in states where it's legal to discriminate based on sexual orientation and gender identity in employment, housing and other services as well as access to public accommodations such as restaurants....
00:51, 05/18/2019

Is Snapchat’s viral gender-swap filter problematic or just silly fun? | Arwa Mahdawi I, too, wanted to see male-me, but it’s ironic that an app that encourages you to play with gender has such a binary view of itYou may remember Snapchat. The app used to be hugely popular and then suddenly became irrelevant. Thanks to its viral new gender-swapping filter, however, Snapchat is back. ...
09:51, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 3-Snap's Android fix, gender-changing lens boost users, shares up 9% Snap Inc's Snapchat on Tuesday beat analysts' estimates for user growth and revenue, getting a boost from a better version of its Android app and the launch of new augmented reality photo lenses....
02:17, 07/24/2019

UK bans ads promoting 'harmful gender stereotypes' tying physique to romantic success The Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP)-- the United Kingdom's advertising regulatory agency -- enacted a rule Friday prohibiting ads from employing gender stereotypes that were "harmful" or implied only one gender engaged in particular activities....
00:51, 06/15/2019

Cricket Australia launches inclusion policy for transgender and gender diverse players Move taken to ensure inclusiveness at every level‘Discrimination has no place in game,’ says Kevin RobertsA policy that ensures transgender and gender diverse people can play cricket at the highest level in Australia has been announced by the sport’s national governing body. Cricket Australia has de...
04:00, 08/08/2019

Are robots sexist? UN report shows gender bias in talking digital tech Why do most voice assistants have female names, and why do they have submissive personalities? The answer, says a new report released on Friday by UNESCO, the UN’s Education, Science and Culture agency, is that there are hardly any women working in the technical teams that develop these services and...
23:00, 05/17/2019