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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 cou...

Soccer: World Cup shines spotlight on gender pay disparity

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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."...
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18:48, 06/27/2019

Soccer fans are rightfully irate at FIFA over awful mistake with Women's World Cup tickets Fans who bought tickets to Women's World Cup games in France are just finding out now that their seats might not be next to each other.        ...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Soccer fans chant 'F--- Trump!' during live Fox News segment at a bar in France after the Women's World Cup final Fox News The United States Women's National Team dominated the Netherlands in the World Cup final to win the tournament for the second straight time. After the match, fans chanted "F--- Trump! F--- Trump!" during a live segment on Fox News shot from...
12:32, 07/08/2019

Bob Marley's daughter saves Jamaican women’s soccer team on World Cup path Cedella Marley, the daughter of legend Bob Marley, played a key role in resurrecting the Jamaican women's soccer team and its quest to the World Cup.        ...
13:16, 06/04/2019

Women's World Cup: US soccer star Tobin Heath asked odd question ahead of France match Whether it’s on the pitch or at the podium, U.S. women’s soccer star Tobin Heath is on top of her game even when an odd question may have thrown her off....
11:32, 06/28/2019

Turkish president Erdogan attends wedding of soccer star Mesut Ozil, a year after World Cup controversy Former international German soccer player Mesut Ozil was married in Turkey on Friday as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan served as a legal witness in the ceremony....
08:00, 06/08/2019

'Lock Every Door': New Riley Sager novel is scary suspense mixed with social disparity "Lock Every Door," the new novel from author Riley Sager is about a woman apartment-sitting in a creepy, glam NYC building, when a tenant vanishes.        ...
00:00, 06/25/2019

On Soccer: Manchester City and European Soccer Arrive at a Moment of Reckoning Both a proposal to alter the Champions League and the news that Manchester City could be barred from playing in it were stories about the same thing: power, and who holds it....
07:48, 05/15/2019

Powerhouse US women’s soccer team driving boom in youth soccer program sign-ups The team’s smashing success is sending enrollment in youth soccer programs into overdrive, turning 10-year-olds into seasoned analysts, and even winning over a few boys, coaches and young players....
20:16, 07/06/2019

US Soccer hires two DC lobbying firms amid equal-pay fight against women's soccer team: report The U.S. Soccer Federation reportedly hired two Washington lobbyists to argue the World Cup-winning women’s national team isn’t under paid amid a gender discrimination lawsuit....
14:16, 08/09/2019

Soccer: Former Afghan soccer president banned for life The former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) has been banned for life from all soccer-related activities for abusing his position and sexually abusing female players, FIFA announced on Saturday....
07:48, 06/08/2019

This Is the Most Anticipated Women’s World Cup Ever. But Corruption and Abuse Still Block Women From Soccer The biggest women’s sports tournament of 2019 will begin in Paris on Friday. The top 24 teams in the world will be descending on France to compete for the title of World Champions at the FIFA Women’s World Cup. The next six weeks will be ...
08:16, 06/05/2019

Conan: Women's World Cup win may inspire US to get a men's soccer team Conan O'Brien, Desi Lydic of 'The Daily Show' and Jimmy Kimmel take a look at women's soccer, male shortcomings and pay in Best of Late Night.       ...
20:48, 07/09/2019

World Cup Soccer Player’s Enthusiastic Reunion with Her Son Deserves the Golden Ball for Reunion Videos If you’re the type of person who weeps over videos of soldiers surprising their kids or their parents, cries every time a baby sees a fan or their mom’s face for the first time, and wells up at all those heart-warming videos that go viral...
12:48, 06/27/2019

US women's soccer star Alex Morgan talks fight for pay parity ahead of Women's World Cup Soccer star Alex Morgan is an Olympic gold medalist, Women's World Cup winner, and one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people of 2019 but her most challenging battle is for pay parity in the sport she loves to play....
12:16, 05/03/2019

Shell Shines in a Black Quarter for Oil Following big divestments in recent years, Shell has distinguished itself by taking a low-cost, lower growth approach to oil and by heavy investment in natural gas. This quarter, that strategy worked well....
05:00, 05/02/2019

Bumgarner shines, Giants top Mets in 16 for 6th in a row Madison Bumgarner pitched nine superb innings but had nothing to show for it aside from an ovation of sheer appreciation, and the San Francisco Giants rallied past the New York Mets on Donovan Solano's 16th-inning RBI single for a 3-2 win  ...
01:32, 07/19/2019

| Mahrez shines as other stars fade at AFCON Of all the big name strikers from Europe's top leagues into the Africa Cup of Nations, only one has truly lived up to his star billing: Riyad Mahrez....
08:32, 07/10/2019

NBA roundup: Irving shines as Celtics top Knicks "Kyrie Irving capped an eventful day by totaling 23 points, 10 rebounds and six\r\nassists Friday night as the Boston Celtics recorded a 113-99 victory over the\r\nNew York Knicks, whose home losing streak reached 13 games."...
05:10, 05/01/2019

Transgender love story shines in Cannes Starring in her first ever feature film, transgender model Leyna Bloom said "Port Authority", about a man grappling with his feelings for a transgender woman, chimed with her personal experience, helping her dive into the role....
14:32, 05/20/2019

Same Old Roger Federer Shines at the New-Look French Open In his first French Open match in four years, Federer breezed through in straight sets. He walked on court to a standing ovation and finished the same way....
15:32, 05/26/2019

Ken Singleton: Trade deadline when Brian Cashman shines Barring a collapse, the Yankees will be part of the postseason. Unless they fall apart, they will win the AL East for the first time in seven years. With an eight-game lead in the loss column over the second-place Rays as the season resumes on Friday...
23:00, 07/11/2019

Syndergaard puts aside talk, shines as Mets win 5th straight Noah Syndergaard put aside trade talk to turn an eighth-inning lead over to his relievers, and the Mets rebounded from another bullpen meltdown when Jeff McNeil and Michael Conforto hit consecutive home runs in the 11th for a 5-2 win over the... ...
08:16, 07/31/2019

'GLOW' shines a less flattering light on life during the 1980s Netflix has more than one show rooted in 1980s nostalgia. But where "Stranger Things" mostly revels in the cultural artifacts of those years -- from pop-culture references to hanging out at the mall -- "GLOW" dispenses with the rose-colored glasses, ...
14:16, 08/08/2019

Research shines light on why women more likely to develop Alzheimer's Protein tau may spread more rapidly in female brains than males’, adding to range of factorsThe reason women appear to be at greater risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease than men might be due to a number of genetic, anatomical and even social influ...
13:00, 07/16/2019

Nadal shines in comfortable victory over Ferrer in Barcelona "Rafael Nadal gave a much improved performance to advance into the quarter-finals of the Barcelona Open on Thursday, dispatching Spanish compatriot and crowd favourite David Ferrer 6-3 6-3."...
05:10, 05/01/2019

Acuña homers, shines defensively, Braves beat Mets 5-3 Ronald Acuña Jr. homered and threw out a runner at the plate to back Max Fried's fifth straight win, leading the Atlanta Braves past the New York Mets 5-3 on a sweltering Tuesday night at SunTrust Park       ...
00:17, 08/14/2019

Jets alarm bells sound even as one area shines in uneven win ATLANTA — A few of the Jets’ problem areas looked exactly like that — problematic — Thursday night in their preseason matchup with the Falcons. While a few others actually looked OK in a 22-10 Jets win. If you are general manager Joe Douglas and head...
23:00, 08/15/2019

As Albert Pujols shines in St. Louis return, you can't help but wonder: What if he never left? "We learned it's sure hard to replace a man like that," Adam Wainwright said, pondering what might have been if Albert Pujols had stayed in St. Louis.       ...
01:32, 06/23/2019

Crawford shines, Kikuchi rebounds as Mariners thump O's 13-3 J.P. Crawford had a career-high four hits and drove in four, Yusei Kikuchi had his best outing in a month, and the Seattle Mariners used an eight-run third inning to thump the Baltimore Orioles 13-3       ...
17:00, 06/23/2019

NASCAR notebook: DiBenedetto shines with career-best result at Sonoma SONOMA, Calif. - In the last 11 laps of Sunday's Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway, Matt DiBenedetto passed seven-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson for fifth place and 2014 Champion Kevin Harvick for fourth....
23:16, 06/23/2019

Saturday Night Live: Emma Thompson shines but audience mostly keeps mum The Late Night star brought out Tina Fey and Amy Poehler but most of the Mothers Day jokes fell flatSaturday Night Live opens on Meet the Press, where Chuck Todd (Kyle Mooney) asks a trio of Republicans – remorseless reptilian Mitch McConnell (Beck B...
15:32, 05/12/2019

| Biden survives, Warren shines: Takeaways from the Democratic debates At this week's Democratic presidential debates, Joe Biden withstood a barrage to maintain his frontrunner status, Elizabeth Warren captured the limelight with big imaginative proposals - and deep ideological divides on America's political left were c...
20:16, 08/02/2019

With rare early lead, Mets' deGrom shines in 4-0 win vs SD Jacob deGrom pitched seven innings of four-hit ball with a rare bit of first-inning run support and the New York Mets beat the San Diego Padres 4-0       ...
12:32, 07/25/2019

Virginia Beach shines light on victims, not mass shooter VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The victims of America’s latest mass shooting had been dead for less than a day when police and city officials released a detailed presentation with their names, photos, job titles and the cities or towns in which the...
00:32, 06/02/2019

Kawhi Leonard shines as Raptors take commanding 3-1 lead on Warriors in NBA Finals With Kawhi Leonard leading the way, the Toronto Raptors took a commanding 3-1 lead on the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals.       ...
23:48, 06/07/2019

Ladies Day at Royal Ascot: Glamorous racegoers out in full force as the sun shines Glamorous racegoers today came out in full force for Ladies Day at Royal Ascot, with guests donning their finery as the sun finally shone after days of unsettled weather....
08:00, 06/20/2019

The Lighthouse review: Robert Pattinson shines in sublime maritime nightmare For his followup to The Witch, Robert Eggers launches a seriously salty story of two men trapped in a turret: think Steptoe and Son at sea and in hellRobert Eggers’s gripping nightmare shows two lighthouse-keepers in 19th-century Maine going melancho...
07:16, 05/19/2019

Solace Sunrise Walk Shines Light On Suicide, Mental Health LEXINGTON (LEX 18) — It was an early wake-up call Saturday for participants in a 5K walk in Lexington that kicked off before the sun came up. Dozens took part in the Solace Sunrise Walk out at Coldstream Park, raiding awareness about suicide an...
03:48, 06/08/2019

Sancho Shines As Dortmund Deny Bayern Fourth Straight Supercup Jadon Sancho fed Paco Alcacer for Dortmund's opener just after the break before clinching the victory and his side's first trophy since 2017 with a clinical finish....
22:16, 08/03/2019

Zakarin shines to win on Colle del Nivolet, Yates fades as Polanc keeps pink "Russia’s Ilnur Zakarin soloed to glory on the snow-capped Colle del Nivolet to win Stage 13 of the Giro d’Italia as Slovenia’s Jan Polanc battled to retain his pink jersey and Briton’s Simon Yates conceded more time to his general classification riv...
11:16, 05/24/2019

Harlequins miss out on fourth spot as Joe Simpson shines in Wasps swansong Joe Simpson ended his Wasps career in sensational fashion with a brace that confirmed that Harlequins would not make the Premiership's top four in agonising fashion....
12:48, 05/18/2019

Argentine filmmaker shines light on country's abortion battle at Cannes An Argentine documentary, set for its premiere at Cannes on Saturday, is taking on the highly-charged topic of abortion, an issue that has polarized the South American nation and sparked mass protests by people on both sides of the debate....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Watch: Redskins get 96-yard INT for TD, Dwayne Haskins shines in loss to Bengals The Washington Redskins got a 96-yard interception return for a touchdown on the first drive of the game during a preseason loss to the Cincinnati Bengals....
07:00, 08/16/2019

Angel and Lil Papi's love story shines in an uneven but important Pose While Pose is doing so many things well in its second season, it also occasionally suffers from its tonal dissonance. Take, for example, one of the central storylines in “Butterfly/Cocoon”: Elektra accidentally kills one of her clients at the Hellfir...
03:16, 06/26/2019

Life Time Fitness lease shines at Retail Deal of the Year Awards The 21st Annual Retail Deal of the Year Awards were dominated by two downtown transactions. The Real Estate Board of New York’s first prize award for the most ingenious transaction was taken home by the brokers for both sides of the 72,260-square-foo...
00:16, 06/12/2019

Andy Murray shines before light fades as match backlog hits Queen’s • Scot’s match 6-4, 4-5 against Dan Evans and Ken Skupski• John McEnroe offers advice to Nick KyrgiosThe revolving door of tennis swivelled with dizzying speed again here , but stalled briefly as Andy Murray confirmed his comeback win was no chimera....
18:00, 06/21/2019

‘Dark Phoenix’ review: Sophie Turner shines but messy plot flames out Sophie Turner has withstood the wrath of King Joffrey, Ramsay Bolton and Littlefinger as Sansa on “Game of Thrones.” And those eight years of constant anguish have well prepared her for a somewhat more nontraditional hurdle: Being hit by a giant sola...
22:48, 06/04/2019

Jordan Peele's Attention to Detail Shines in This Exclusive Clip From the Us Special Features Fans itching to get another glimpse (or several) at Jordan Peele’s Us can stop waiting. The film is available for digital download today and with it comes the usual crop of special features, one of which io9 has an exclusive clip of right here.Read m...
18:48, 06/04/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil real shines on reform hopes, Mexican peso at 3-wk low Brazil's real strengthened on Wednesday on encouraging signals that President Jair Bolsonaro will be able to push reforms through, but most other Latin American currencies fell as investors turned to safer plays on signs the U.S.-China trade dispute ...
09:00, 05/29/2019

Watch: Broncos' Emmanuel Sanders shines, 49ers' Jimmy Garoppolo struggles in preseason Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders looked great in his return from a torn Achilles while San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo struggled in a preseason clash at Broncos Stadium at Mile High....
13:00, 08/20/2019

An All-Star as a rookie, Orioles lefty John Means shines for the worst team in baseball The Orioles have the worst record in baseball, but 26-year-old rookie John Means has been one of the best pitchers in the American League.       ...
18:48, 07/08/2019

Bonnaroo 2019: Nashville's own Kacey Musgraves shines on Day 3; Childish Gambino rocks Day 2 Kacey Musgraves, Maren Morris and a surprise collaboration with Brandi Carlile lead Day 3 at Bonnaroo in Tennessee; Childish Gambino owns Day 2.        ...
17:32, 06/16/2019

CBD In The Spotlight Cannabidiol, or CBD, is touted as a magic exilar, found in everything from coffee to capsules to creams. The Food and Drug Administration is seeking clarity on the supplement took a first step Friday toward regulating CBD, hearing from more than 140 ...
16:16, 05/31/2019

Padres Pitcher Shines In Major-League Debut, Also Wins Bet With His Good Friend John Cena A pitcher making his first MLB start against the Milwaukee Brewers’ fearsome offense is already a daunting scenario, but add the pressure of John Cena rooting for you, and man, it’s impressive that Logan Allen got out alive....
13:00, 06/19/2019

FX scandal: in the spotlight The market tremors from the FX-fixing scandal and subsequent probe – triggering a flurry of fines, litigation cases and prosecutions – is set to reverberate for years to come. Euromoney investigates the fallout for global banks and possible reforms....
11:32, 04/28/2019

Emiliano Sala: season’s saddest saga shines light on game’s dark places | Barney Ronay Cardiff striker’s death continues to cast its shadow, a tragedy revealing much about football’s unseemly financial wrangles and middlemen. It has some distance left to run yetWith an hour to go before kick-off on a lovely soft spring day, the Cardiff...
04:16, 05/11/2019

Sepp Blatter, Who Tried To Use Money To Ruin Soccer, Thinks That Money Has The Potential To Ruin Soccer Sepp Blatter, the former president of FIFA who was ousted after the Justice Department caught his organization doing a corruption or two, hasn’t been one to shy away from an interview despite being quite a reviled figure in the sport he used to be in...
17:16, 05/11/2019

'Vanished' Diaz set to return to spotlight at UFC 241 The heavyweight title fight between Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic has top billing at UFC 241 in California on Saturday, but all eyes will be on the comeback of Nate Diaz, conqueror of Conor McGregor, after over a thousand days in the wilderness....
04:00, 08/16/2019

| Robert Mueller, from shadows to the spotlight For two years, Robert Mueller operated quietly behind the scenes, a sphinxlike figure carrying out a politically explosive investigation into the President of the United States....
09:48, 07/25/2019

For Megan Rapinoe, Boldness in the Spotlight Is Nothing New President Trump went after Ms. Rapinoe on Twitter this week over her comments about not visiting the White House, and she responded characteristically by doubling down....
20:32, 06/27/2019

Environmental damage of tourism comes under MPs’ spotlight Inquiry to address problems including aviation emissions and traffic in UK and abroadHolidaymakers’ responsibility for foul beaches, overcrowding, traffic, aeroplane emissions and other environmental impacts will come under parliamentary scrutiny.The...
00:48, 07/18/2019

Edward Crutchley Steps Into the Spotlight Kim Jones’s longtime right-hand man is now a rising star on the London men’s wear scene thanks to his high-luxe offerings with a focus on texture and print....
23:32, 06/07/2019

Dodgers go dark in spotlight again with All-Star let down The Los Angeles Dodgers put on another disappointing show in the national spotlight, with Clayton Kershaw, Cody Bellinger and others struggling during the National League's 4-3 loss to the American League in the All-Star Game    ...
20:48, 07/09/2019

CNN's Jim Acosta suggests that he was 'thrust' into the spotlight during Trump era CNN Chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta dismissed the idea that he seeks out the spotlight during the Trump presidency but rather he and other journalists were "thrust" into an "unprecedented situation."...
21:32, 06/10/2019

| Baseball netting back in spotlight after fan hospitalised The issue of protective netting at Major League Baseball faced renewed scrutiny on Thursday after a young fan was hospitalised by a stray foul ball in Houston....
12:32, 05/30/2019

UFC 238 preview: Henry Cejudo's spotlight could grow twice as big The men's bantamweights take center stage at UFC 238, a dominant women's flyweight champion will be put to the test, and then there's Cerrone-Ferguson....
09:48, 06/07/2019

U.S. inflation much softer in first quarter; puts spotlight on Fed U.S. inflation was much weaker than initially thought in the first quarter amid a sharp slowdown in domestic demand, which could cast doubts on the Federal Reserve's view that the benign price pressures were largely because of temporary factors....
14:32, 05/30/2019

From the shed to the spotlight: Autocar meets Edd China China's spanner skills earned him a spot on television's most watched car show We get to know the madcap mechanic as he embarks on life after Wheeler Dealers and find out why Hollywood’s loss is ice cream vans’ gain Heard the one about the star te...
01:32, 06/01/2019

| Ex-sprint king Petacchi in doping spotlight Former Italian cyclist Alessandro Petacchi, winner of Tour de France and Giro d'Italia stages galore, has been embroiled in the blood doping scandal....
13:48, 05/14/2019

First female ref to officiate Super Cup is ready for spotlight "Stephanie Frappart said she will prove female officials are as competent as their male counterparts when she becomes the first woman to referee a major UEFA competition final in the Super Cup between Liverpool and Chelsea on Wednesday."...
09:32, 08/13/2019

VAR in the spotlight again as Cameroon fume over offside calls Cameroon's players made little effort to hide their rage against the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) during their women's World Cup last-16 match against England on Sunday, after Phil Neville's side scored their second goal....
10:48, 06/23/2019

Sexual violence against women in conflict in the spotlight Germany, with the support of actor and activist Angelina Jolie, has forwarded a UN Security Council resolution addressing rape in conflicts — a subject central to one of Germany's best-known wartime novels....
11:48, 05/01/2019

NHL spotlight is on revamped Rangers, Islanders and Devils It has been a tumultuous summer in the NHL, and so much of the action has centered around the New York area. The Devils and Rangers picked Nos. 1 and 2 in the draft, respectively, and by all accounts, both took generational players. New Jersey then t...
06:00, 07/15/2019

US-China trade war, sea row in ASEAN summit spotlight Southeast Asian leaders will commit to conclude a long-delayed regional trade pact this year despite lingering odds to fend off risks from a protracted U.S.-China trade war...
20:32, 06/21/2019

CORRECTED-US STOCKS-S&P 500 near flat as healthcare in spotlight The S&P 500 was little changed in afternoon trading on Thursday, with healthcare stocks mixed after the Trump administration withdrew a rule that would kill rebates....
15:48, 07/11/2019

Capital One Hack Puts Low-Profile CEO in Spotlight Capital One is under scrutiny after a hacker exposed the personal information of some 106 million people, raising questions about the technology CEO Richard Fairbank has promoted....
10:16, 08/03/2019

| WATCH: Press freedom under spotlight in Australia Australian journalists could face jail for holding classified information, authorities and lawmakers said, as police appeared to broaden the scope of their investigation after raids on two media organisations....
07:32, 06/06/2019

Amazon in EU antitrust spotlight over use of merchant data Amazon on Wednesday became the target of an antitrust investigation by the European Union over its use of merchants' data, underlining the increasing regulatory scrutiny over how tech companies exploit customers' information....
04:16, 07/17/2019

On Merseyside at the moment the spotlight is on Tranmere, says Mellon Manager is taking Tranmere to Wembley for the third time in three years, this one for the League Two play-off with Newport“Excited but contained” is how the Tranmere Rovers manager, Micky Mellon, feels about the possibility of back-to-back promotions...
10:16, 05/24/2019

Disney report to shine spotlight on streaming war Quarterly reports next week from Walt Disney Co , CBS and Viacom will likely highlight increasing competition in video streaming and could spark volatility in the so-called communication services sector, which has outperformed since it was overhauled...
17:48, 08/02/2019

Harry and Meghan spotlight the work of CNN Heroes Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, continue to show that they are two of the most charitable and Instagram-savvy members of the British royal family....
04:48, 08/10/2019

Why even the biggest sports stars battle with life away from the spotlight Three years ago Tyson Fury seemed like he had it all: He was the world heavyweight champion and had a loving wife and children. But inside he was battling his own demons of drugs, alcohol and depression and was ready to drive his convertible Ferrari ...
15:32, 06/18/2019

I’m sorry Fleabag put my family in spotlight, says Phoebe Waller-Bridge Show’s creator regrets that guesswork about inspiration for characters made life tricky for those close to herPhoebe Waller-Bridge, the creator of the dark comedy Fleabag, has confessed to making serious mistakes with those she cares about following ...
04:48, 06/30/2019

New Japanese and Thai Monarchs Are In the Spotlight, But Here Are Some of Asia’s Other Royals Japan is set to usher in a new imperial era come May 1: Crown Prince Naruhito will take the throne, ushering in the Reiwa Era and becoming the 126th emperor of Japan. The Japanese monarchy is said to be the world’s oldest, but Japan is just one...
03:16, 04/30/2019

Harry and Meghan use Instagram to spotlight the work of two CNN Heroes Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, continue to show that they are two of the most charitable and Instagram-savvy members of the British royal family....
15:48, 08/08/2019

Spotlight on Oklahoma for start of trial for opioid makers OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma is poised to become the first state to go to trial in a lawsuit against the makers of pharmaceuticals blamed for contributing to the nation’s opioid crisis. Several states have reached settlements with drugmakers. ...
11:00, 05/27/2019

Kaapo Kakko is made for Rangers’ spotlight: ‘I think he’ll thrive’ To get to this point, of course there had to be passion. But the way Kaapo Kakko feels about hockey seems to go well beyond the regular definition. The 18-year-old Finnish winger is set to be one of the top two picks in the NHL draft Friday in Vancou...
18:48, 06/18/2019

Meet the area club pros in the PGA Championship spotlight The moment the PGA of America announced Bethpage Black would host the 2019 PGA Championship, Rob Labritz circled it in ink on his mental calendar. “I’ve been priming for this my whole life,’’ Labritz told The Post. “I’m beside the moon just to have t...
04:32, 05/14/2019

Masahiro Tanaka steals spotlight in wacky Yankees win ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — As the lights high above Tropicana Field’s fake playing surface remained dark, you wondered what it would mean for the final inning of what had been a scintillating game between the Yankees and Rays. Thanks to two runs in the f...
21:48, 05/12/2019

Equal pay in the spotlight as Killing Eve sweeps BAFTA TV Awards Veteran journalist Joan Bakewell and actor David Schwimmer put a humorous spotlight on equal pay for women at the BAFTA TV awards in London on Sunday as the female-led cast of thriller "Killing Eve" won big....
06:16, 05/13/2019

PSG president Nasser al-Khelaifi in spotlight over Pastore transfer Leaked documents link Qatari official to request to pay agentQuestions about midfielder’s €40m move from Palermo in 2011Nasser al-Khelaifi, the president of Paris Saint-Germain, appears to have sought payments for an agent which could have violated t...
06:16, 07/15/2019

Tobii Spotlight’s foveated rendering can cut VR graphics load by 57% Tobii's gaze tracking can, with the right software, dramatically cut down a GPU's wasting of rendering power on parts of a frame you aren't looking at.Read More...
17:16, 07/30/2019

Offstage and out of the spotlight, Moulton still seeks it. But he won’t lean to the left. Rep. Seth Moulton (D-Mass.) stood by his moderate views at a Washington Post Live event Wednesday, hours before the first Democratic presidential debate....
02:48, 06/27/2019

Berkshire Lieutenants Step Into Spotlight at Annual Meeting Ajit Jain and Greg Abel, the two men most likely to succeed Warren Buffett as chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway, discussed the conglomerate’s business operations at the company’s annual meeting, in a sign of their growing influence....
18:00, 05/04/2019

Real spies, not James Bond, take spotlight at new spy museum WASHINGTON (AP) — James Bond’s shiny silver sports car greets visitors as they step into the new and improved International Spy Museum that opens Sunday in Washington. After that, it’s as if the fictional life of Hollywood’s most fa...
09:48, 05/07/2019

Under-the-radar Lowry moves into spotlight at British Open Shane Lowry shot 4-under 67 to take the clubhouse lead at the British Open after benefiting from coming into the tournament somewhat under the radar        ...
10:16, 07/18/2019

Rep. James E. Clyburn under the spotlight after a week fraught with controversy The South Carolina Democrat, who will welcome 22 presidential candidates to his fish fry on Friday, is at the center of disputes in his fractured party and finds his influence under assault in his home state....
21:32, 06/20/2019

Dow tops 27,000, healthcare in spotlight after Trump's decision on rebate U.S. stocks edged higher on Thursday on improved bets of an interest rate cut following Fed chief Jerome Powell's dovish remarks, while healthcare stocks were mixed after the Trump administration withdrew a rule that would kill rebates....
09:32, 07/11/2019

Joseph Mifsud, Key to Russia Inquiry, Gets Moment in the Spotlight He told the Trump campaign that Russia had dirt on Hillary Clinton. But Republicans suggested he might have been working for Western intelligence agencies....
01:00, 07/25/2019

McKinsey, a secretive consulting powerhouse, enters the spotlight McKinsey, a private consulting firm, has built itself into one of the most influential entities in the world. It works with many of the largest companies worldwide, and its alumni help run some of the most powerful companies....
10:48, 06/05/2019

UK puts mini-bond regulation under spotlight after LCF collapse Britain's finance ministry said on Monday it would look at whether the regulation regime around mini-bond investments, used to raise funds for small businesses, is up to scratch following the......
14:32, 06/24/2019

| De Gea's latest blunder puts United goalkeeper in spotlight David de Gea's forlorn expression in the final seconds of Manchester United's damaging draw against Chelsea laid bare the error-prone goalkeeper's despair....
13:32, 04/29/2019

The NFL's Undervalued And Underpaid Cheerleaders Get a Spotlight in A Woman's Work In 2014, an Oakland Raiders cheerleader named Lacy T. filed a lawsuit against her team, claiming wage-theft. Her yearly salary was $1,250, just $5 an hour, and that’s not including all the out-of-pocket expenses she and other cheerleaders were respon...
03:32, 05/02/2019

| Russia again in spotlight as IAAF wrestles with Semenya case Doping-tainted Russia will learn this weekend whether it has met the criteria set by athletics' governing body the IAAF to be reintegrated in world track and field....
06:48, 06/08/2019

The Startup Spotlight nominees for the Transform AI Innovation Awards Here are the nominees in the Startup Spotlight category for the inaugural Transform AI Innovation awards. Transform 2019 is July 10-11 in San Francisco.Read More...
10:32, 07/09/2019

Improbable star Bieber shines as American League takes MLB All-Star Game American League wins exhibition for seventh straight seasonLate roster addition Shane Bieber named Most Valuable PlayerAL pitchers combined to strike out to NL batters in ClevelandFor one night, the pitchers took back the power.Hours after an awesome...
05:16, 07/10/2019

Tanzania 0-3 Algeria: Adam Ounas shines as Algeria top Group C Napoli midfielder Adam Ounas shines as Algeria finish top of Group C with victory in their final group game against Tanzania at the Africa Cup of Nations....
16:16, 07/01/2019

Democrat Bullock seizes spotlight after getting left out of presidential debate Montana Governor Steve Bullock is making a flurry of appearances on television and the campaign trail after getting locked out of next week's Democratic Party presidential debate, a move aimed at turning the bad news into a boost for his candidacy....
08:00, 06/18/2019

Beto O’Rourke switches his style and tone as the spotlight dims The former congressman turned Democratic presidential candidate finds America a bigger challenge than Texas, where he narrowly lost a U.S. Senate race in 2018....
15:00, 04/28/2019

With Trent Williams out, Ereck Flowers gets a bigger spotlight for his second chance Offensive tackle Ereck Flowers was a draft bust with the New York Giants. But with Williams holding out, Flowers -- who was signed to be a guard -- is playing a key role....
16:32, 07/25/2019

Explainer: 'Stablecoins' in the spotlight as Facebook unveils Libra cryptocurrency The original cryptocurrency accounts for over half of the $285 billion global coin trading market. But that dominance is under threat, with a host of alternative digital coins emerging as developers race to build cryptocurrencies able to enter mains...
17:00, 06/18/2019

Almodovar and dark comedy 'Parasite' in spotlight as Cannes closes An introspective turn by Spanish director Pedro Almodovar with a movie about an filmmaker, and a darkly humorous South Korean thriller are among the movies sparking awards buzz at Cannes in an unusually crowded field of runners and riders this year....
05:32, 05/25/2019

With Trump’s Visit to Japan, Empress Masako Finds a Spotlight Supporters of Masako, a multilingual former diplomat, see a chance for her to come into her own after spending years trapped by her role as the wife of a future emperor....
09:48, 05/27/2019

Zion Williamson's shoe malfunction puts Nike in the spotlight "Nike\u0027s shares were set to come under pressure on Thursday after emerging basketball star Zion Williamson was injured when his Nike sneaker split during a game."...
05:10, 05/01/2019

‘Press Your Luck’ game show ‘scandal’ back in the spotlight “Press Your Luck” returns Tuesday night on ABC — 35 years after its infamous “scandal” when unemployed ice cream truck driver Michael Larson, wearing a thrift-store sports coat, won more than $110,000 in a seemingly random fashion. James Holzha...
17:32, 06/10/2019

Bodexpress throws jockey, steals the spotlight at Preakness Stakes War of Will may have won Saturday’s Preakness Stakes, but it was Bodexpress -- a horse that finished out of the money – that seemed to steal the spotlight....
06:00, 05/19/2019

Drug cartels' ties to politics in spotlight as Guatemala votes The mayor of Nueva Concepcion, a town on the Pacific coast of Guatemala, stands accused by prosecutors of drug trafficking and money laundering for Mexican cartels that use the coastal route to transport cocaine to the United States....
01:48, 06/14/2019

| Escape bids by rebel princesses throw spotlight on UAE rights Princess Haya, who is battling her husband Dubai's ruler Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al-Maktoum in a UK court, is the third princess who has sought to escape the Gulf emirate in recent years....
14:48, 07/31/2019

Duke low point showed RJ Barrett can handle New York spotlight No. 3 Gonzaga led No. 1 Duke by two points entering the final minute of regulation in November’s Maui Invitational. Four times, RJ Barrett tried to drive to the rim and tie the game. Another, he put up a 3 that would have given the Blue Devils the le...
17:32, 06/06/2019

Pogba and Man Utd pay the penalty as spot-kick debate steals the spotlight "One saved penalty ensured the spotlight was on Manchester United’s character, rather than the quality in their attack, following their 1-1 draw at Wolves, writes Michael Hincks."...
15:16, 08/19/2019

Democrats Are Determined to Spotlight Trump’s Misdeeds, but Remain Divided on How House Democrats, returning from a weeklong recess, see an opening to focus public attention on presidential misconduct, but they are split over impeachment....
08:48, 06/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Broadcom in EU antitrust spotlight, faces interim measures EU antitrust regulators will investigate whether U.S. chipmaker Broadcom uses exclusivity restrictions to block rivals in the TV and modem chipsets markets, a move that could lead to hefty fines for the company and an order to end such practices....
04:48, 06/26/2019

Berkshire Hathaway gives Buffett's successors spotlight in annual meeting Warren Buffett provided a glimpse into what the future of Berkshire Hathaway may look like, allowing his two potential successors to answer questions at the company's annual meeting....
21:00, 05/05/2019

Henry VIII's first wife, Catherine of Aragon, in spotlight in new show English Tudor king Henry VIII and his six wives are a staple tale of costume dramas - now a new television series is turning viewers' attention to the story of the first, Catherine of Aragon....
08:48, 05/03/2019

Keanu Reeves steals the spotlight in the final ‘Toy Story 4’ trailer With Game of Thrones and the Infinity Saga of the Marvel Cinematic Universe both coming to an end within weeks of each other, it’s easy to forget that there are other highly-anticipated movies and shows still coming this summer. One of those mo...
17:32, 05/21/2019

Real Madrid defence under the spotlight after worst pre-season in 39 years Real Madrid finally won a game of football on Wednesday. Zinedine Zidane's side beat Fenerbahce 5-3 in the Audi Cup in Munich and on July 31 had their first victory across 90 minutes this summer....
02:16, 08/02/2019

| Bolivian referee death puts altitude matches under spotlight The death of a Bolivian referee officiating a match at more than 4,000 meters has reopened the debate about the safety of playing football at such altitude....
13:00, 05/21/2019

Race, sexual politics and the underworld in spotlight at Broadway's Tony awards Race, sexual politics and a trip to the underworld are poised to take center stage on Sunday in New York at the annual Tony awards honoring the best of Broadway theater....
05:48, 06/09/2019

El Paso Murder Spree Renews Spotlight on 8chan Online Forum The suspect in the Walmart rampage in El Paso allegedly posted a hate-filled manifesto on 8chan, the same fringe online message board used this year by the suspect in the New Zealand mosque massacre....
23:48, 08/04/2019

Kamala Harris aims to regain spotlight in crowded 2020 field WASHINGTON (AP) — Kamala Harris is back in the spotlight. The California Democratic senator’s tough questioning of Attorney General William Barr quickly turned into a viral moment that reminded liberals why they envisioned the former prosecutor...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Explainer: Philadelphia refinery blast puts new spotlight on toxic chemical Massive explosions that engulfed a Philadelphia refinery in flames on Friday has renewed concerns about the oil industry's use of a highly toxic chemical to make high-octane gasoline at plants in densely populated areas....
13:00, 06/21/2019

Cycling: Colombian Bernal takes Tour spotlight in Froome's absence In the absence of injured four-times winner Chris Froome, all eyes will be on his 22-year-old Ineos team mate Egan Bernal to fill the void at the Tour de France....
07:16, 07/04/2019

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Disney report to shine spotlight on streaming war Quarterly reports next week from Walt Disney Co, CBS and Viacom will likely highlight increasing competition in video streaming and could spark volatility in the so-called communication services sector, which has outperformed since it was overhauled ...
06:16, 08/04/2019

Ivanka in G-20 spotlight with call for ‘women’s empowerment,’ global equal rights White House adviser Ivanka Trump will take center stage at the G-20 economic summit this weekend to make a global call for women’s financial empowerment and equal rights....
07:32, 06/28/2019

Zelenskiy's party in spotlight as Ukraine holds snap parliament election Ukrainians vote in a snap parliamentary election on Sunday that could consolidate the power of new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and hand the novice politician a stronger mandate for driving change in the war-scarred nation....
22:00, 07/20/2019

Latest Sri Lanka arrest throws spotlight on Wahhabism in eastern hotbed Sri Lankan authorities have arrested a Saudi-educated scholar for what they claim are links with Zahran Hashim, the suspected ringleader of the Easter Sunday bombings, throwing a spotlight on the rising influence of Salafi-Wahhabi Islam on the island...
01:48, 05/12/2019

'Spotlight' eBay deal brings Samsung Galaxy S10 price down to only $570 brand-new If you can't decide whether to buy the 6.1-inch Galaxy S10 at a cool discount from B&H Photo Video or at its normal price directly from Samsung with a pair of wireless Galaxy Buds and an exclusive YouTube Premium trial thrown in for free, you may als...
07:32, 06/04/2019

‘Shadow’ review: Dark Chinese action film deserves spotlight If you’re a “Game of Thrones” fan longing for sword fights and dynastic intrigue, look no further than “Shadow,” which features more dramatic deaths than the Battle of Winterfell and manages to look 100 percent more beautiful (not to mention visible)...
22:48, 05/03/2019

Wall St Week Ahead-Disney report to shine spotlight on streaming war Quarterly reports next week from Walt Disney Co, CBS and Viacom will likely highlight increasing competition in video streaming and could spark volatility in the so-called communication services sector, which has outperformed since it was overhauled ...
17:48, 08/02/2019

‘SOTC’: As Special Session Looms, ‘Quasi-State’ Agencies In Spotlight (LEX 18) — On “State of the Commonwealth” this week LEX 18 looked at the pension crisis and the possibility that Gov. Matt Bevin might call another special session to address it. The plan would be to deal with one subset: the agenci...
09:32, 05/12/2019

As Democrats spotlight poor conditions in migrant facilities, VP Pence tours centers Mike Pence toured two migrant detention facilities in Texas as House Democrats lambasted the administration during a hearing featuring Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.        ...
19:32, 07/12/2019

Giants rookie QB Daniel Jones stays poised as heat of spotlight intensifies Giants rookie Daniel Jones has gotten the most out of his first month in the NFL and he seems ready for more with offseason program winding down.       ...
12:00, 06/11/2019

Jeffrey Epstein sexual abuse case could push powerful friends into spotlight Epstein faces 45 years in jail over alleged sex trafficking – and the case could have implications for others who have mixed with himThe sex trafficking case against Jeffrey Epstein, unveiled by prosecutors from the southern district of New York in M...
07:32, 07/09/2019

Leonardo da Vinci 500th anniversary: Rare 'Horse and Rider' sculpture in the spotlight On the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death, and a sculpture based on a rare model made by the great artist and inventor is in the spotlight....
06:48, 05/02/2019

As Democrats spotlight poor conditions in migrant facilites, VP Pence touts centers Mike Pence touted the work of agents and the care given to migrants during a detention center tour in Texas as House Democrats lambasted the administration during a hearing featuring Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez       ...
15:48, 07/12/2019

Fantasy Football: Spotlight on Tyler Lockett, D.K. Metcalf with Doug Baldwin out in Seattle The Seahawks receiving corps will have a new look in 2019 with Doug Baldwin no longer on the roster. Jamey Eisenberg looks at the updated Fantasy value for Tyler Lockett and D.K. Metcalf, as well as Russell Wilson....
01:48, 05/10/2019

Long-Dormant African Conflict Draws Unusual White House Spotlight To the U.N., a tiny peacekeeping mission in Western Sahara is a success. But to national security adviser John Bolton, it’s a failure—Exhibit A of the U.N.’s shortfalls and the international order it represents....
02:35, 08/12/2019

FEATURE-Gold of contention: Armenia land dispute in spotlight as government steps in JERMUK, Armenia, June 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - T onnes of gold that lie under a snow-capped mountain in Armenia have locked locals and international investors in a bitter land dispute, with the country's new government being watched closely i...
17:32, 06/05/2019

Chess: Rausis’s cheating puts rankings rise and Sunningdale 2011 in spotlight The grandmaster admitted consulting a phone in a toilet at the Strasbourg Open, and now an earlier game is under closer scrutinyIgors Rausis, at 58 the oldest among the world top 100 grandmasters, was last week caught analysing in the toilet during h...
09:16, 07/19/2019

THE EVOLUTION OF THE US NEOBANK MARKET: Why the US digital-only banking space may finally be poised for the spotlight (GS, JPM) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Neobanks, digital-only banks that aren’t saddled by tradition...
17:48, 06/19/2019

Netflix Puts the Spotlight on a Secretive and Powerful Religious Political Group With The Family Even if you're a regular news watcher, you might not have heard of The Fellowship. Netflix's The Family aims to change that. Each February, guests from around the world gather for......
11:00, 07/25/2019

News of an Employee's Death at a Tesla Facility Renews Spotlight on History of Safety Concerns Tesla confirmed Tuesday that the body of one of its employees was found at the company’s Gigfactory last week and police are currently investigating the incident, Business Insider reported. Read more......
23:16, 07/30/2019

Misconduct at Kraft Heinz puts spotlight on employee pressure to meet bonus targets A number of former employees, executives and suppliers who spoke to CNBC say the culture at Kraft Heinz incentivized employees to first and foremost hit their targets, which could heavily impact annual pay....
12:16, 05/07/2019

Brian Banks biopic puts spotlight on false rape allegations and the lives it destroys A promising high school football star, Brian Banks lost 11 years of his life after being wrongfully accused of rape by a fellow Long Beach Poly student in 2002 and persuaded to plead no contest in a California court at just 17 years old....
13:48, 08/09/2019

Old Firm derby turns spotlight on Steven Gerrard’s first Rangers season | Ewan Murray The tyro manager has established Rangers as the second-best team in Scotland but many problems remainWhether the Rangers support display appreciation towards Steven Gerrard or slink off quietly at the conclusion of their Ibrox season inevitably depen...
08:16, 05/11/2019

Saudi Arabia in spotlight as UN-appointed independent investigator publishes full Khashoggi findings Responsibility for the killing of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi lies with “high-level officials” of the monarchy, a UN-appointed independent investigator said on Wednesday, in a renewed call for full State accountability for the crime. ...
10:32, 06/19/2019

Democrats hope Mueller testimony will put bright spotlight on Trump’s efforts to derail investigation When the former special counsel appears on Capitol Hill next week, House lawmakers believe he could be a powerful narrator of possible efforts by the president to obstruct the probe....
03:48, 07/19/2019

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....
14:48, 07/05/2019

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...
12:32, 06/19/2019

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.Wome...
12:48, 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....
16:16, 06/14/2019

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 ou...
19:16, 07/24/2019

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 ...
14:48, 06/06/2019

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......
15:48, 06/21/2019

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....
11:16, 04/28/2019

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?...
13:48, 08/09/2019

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.        ...
07:00, 05/10/2019

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 n...
08:00, 05/26/2019

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 wom...
14:32, 04/28/2019

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...
17:00, 06/28/2019

‘The enigma of the entire Mueller probe’: Focus on origins of Russian investigation puts spotlight on Maltese professor Joseph Mifsud’s tip to a Trump adviser that the Russians had “dirt” on Hillary Clinton led to the opening of the counterintelligence probe, special counsel Robert S. Mueller III wrote in his report....
15:48, 06/30/2019

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....
03:48, 06/24/2019

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 in...
02:16, 05/10/2019

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....
20:16, 06/20/2019

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 b...
09:16, 06/14/2019

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 ...
21:16, 06/11/2019

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 resol...
13:00, 07/24/2019

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?...
07:16, 05/23/2019

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 t...
04:48, 08/09/2019

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 plac...
00:16, 08/14/2019

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 banne...
19:00, 08/13/2019

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......
11:00, 07/02/2019

Seek More Gender Diversity Onstage? 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....
13:48, 06/18/2019

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."...
09:16, 06/11/2019

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. Retro...
09:00, 07/10/2019

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....
04:00, 08/14/2019

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, CE...
19:32, 05/16/2019

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....
03:02, 08/14/2019

Samoa's 'third gender' delicately balances sex and religion Keyonce Lee Hang is busy finishing preparations for the to'ona'i, a traditional lunch served after Sunday church in Samoa, and attending to her elderly, bed-ridden grandmother....
20:16, 07/30/2019

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....
00:48, 05/07/2019

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 No...
14:48, 07/09/2019

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 S...
00:16, 06/23/2019

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....
14:32, 08/15/2019

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....
05:00, 07/08/2019

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)        ...
17:00, 05/20/2019

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....
11:48, 05/01/2019

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 international platform to achieve women's...
20:00, 05/06/2019

‘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 ...
14:16, 05/09/2019

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, feat...
19:00, 05/07/2019

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...
00:16, 08/11/2019

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....
14:00, 07/05/2019

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 po...
16:32, 07/03/2019

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...
02:32, 05/12/2019

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. Relat...
23:16, 05/19/2019

[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......
01:16, 07/22/2019

The Gender Gap in Computer Science Research 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....
10:16, 06/21/2019

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."        ...
19:00, 06/16/2019

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....
16:32, 07/10/2019

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....
04:48, 08/06/2019

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 t...
19:48, 08/05/2019

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 ...
09:00, 05/03/2019

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....
16:00, 07/19/2019

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...
15:16, 05/17/2019

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....
04:00, 05/20/2019

12 white men sue San Francisco PD for racial, gender bias in promotions A dozen white, male police officers reportedly filed a lawsuit against the city of San Francisco Tuesday, alleging sex and racial bias in promoting police officers....
04:32, 06/13/2019

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....
23:16, 08/02/2019

| 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....
12:32, 05/16/2019

Britain bans ‘harmful’ gender stereotypes in advertisements LONDON (AP) — 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 ...
09:16, 06/14/2019

Memorable Baseball “Gender Reveal” at Reid Park TUCSON – A Tucson couple had a creative and memorable “Gender Reveal” at Reid Park by combining the family’s love for baseball.  Freddy Valdez III swung a bat into a pinata full of confetti.  (If pink confetti came out, his so...
01:48, 08/19/2019

Vatican condemns gender theory as bid to destroy nature The Vatican condemned gender theory on Monday as part of a "confused concept of freedom", saying in a new document that the idea of gender being determined by personal feeling rather than biology was an attempt to "annihilate nature"....
09:32, 06/10/2019

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 havin...
14:00, 05/22/2019

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 fro...
14:00, 05/26/2019

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."        ...
11:48, 06/14/2019

Renee Zellweger shines as Judy Garland in first 'Judy' trailer The first trailer for the biopic "Judy," starring Renée Zellweger as Judy Garland, has arrived.        ...
11:16, 05/10/2019

| 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....
13:48, 05/29/2019

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 expecta...
19:32, 07/23/2019

Spain's parliament leads Europe in gender-equality despite rise of far right Spain's new parliament, sworn in on Tuesday, has the largest share of women in any European legislature, no small achievement for a country still reinventing itself four decades after the end of a right-wing, traditionalist dictatorship....
08:32, 05/21/2019

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 prolife...
16:16, 05/16/2019

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......
06:32, 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 ...
11:48, 07/03/2019

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....
12:16, 08/09/2019

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 10th child. A video from Tampa station Fox 13, co...
22:32, 06/11/2019

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 anothe...
05:32, 05/01/2019

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! ...
02:16, 05/18/2019

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....
04:32, 05/01/2019

'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 c...
06:16, 06/14/2019

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 of...
09:00, 05/10/2019

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......
12:16, 07/05/2019

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...
06:16, 05/08/2019

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        ...
09:16, 04/30/2019

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....
04:32, 05/20/2019

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....
20:48, 05/12/2019

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....
15:00, 06/19/2019

More than 7,000 Americans have gender X IDs, a victory for transgender rights. Is it a safety risk, too? Ten states offer gender-neutral IDs with an X marker: Arkansas, Oregon, Minnesota, Maine, Utah, Colorado, California, Indiana, Nevada and Vermont.        ...
06:48, 08/08/2019

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 ...
10:32, 05/27/2019

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...
08:48, 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....
16:16, 05/09/2019

Melinda Gates pushes G7 to close digital gender gap in Africa World leaders to back call to help rural poor and women access mobile bankingWorld leaders are to pledge to shape the technological revolution sweeping through Africa by acting to lift the threat of 400 million predominantly rural women being exclude...
05:48, 07/18/2019

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"....
07:00, 06/05/2019

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....
17:48, 06/10/2019

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....
04:00, 05/01/2019

'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...
10:48, 05/07/2019

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 rel...
20:32, 05/21/2019

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-bi...
05:16, 08/10/2019

FIFA adds new awards categories to provide gender parity ZURICH (AP) — FIFA is introducing gender parity for its awards by adding a women’s goalkeeper category and a female team of the year. The announcement on Monday ensures men and women will be in line for accolades in the same categories at the F...
06:16, 05/06/2019

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......
02:16, 07/10/2019

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....
12:48, 06/12/2019

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.”...
09:48, 04/28/2019

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....
08:00, 06/13/2019

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....
09:00, 05/30/2019

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. ...
17:16, 05/21/2019

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, ...
09:00, 08/14/2019

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 gender equality versus artistic freedom....
18:00, 08/15/2019

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 f...
18:16, 05/22/2019

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....
09:48, 04/28/2019

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 reson...
23:16, 07/25/2019

Snap's Android fix, gender-changing lens boost users, shares up 11% 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 a new augmented reality photo lenses....
15:00, 07/23/2019

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.       ...
00:00, 07/14/2019

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...
17:32, 06/08/2019

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...
17:16, 07/31/2019

Jury rejects St. Louis police officer’s gender bias lawsuit ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jurors have rejected a high-ranking St. Louis police officer’s claim that her colleague was promoted to deputy chief instead of her because of gender bias. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the jury ruled against Lt. Col...
09:16, 06/14/2019

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 ...
14:00, 05/17/2019

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 ...
07:16, 06/13/2019

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 ...
15:32, 05/06/2019

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 seco...
08:48, 06/27/2019

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....
10:00, 08/16/2019

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...
10:16, 07/18/2019

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....
09:48, 04/28/2019

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....
12:00, 06/24/2019

| 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....
18:00, 05/22/2019

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....
15:16, 05/30/2019

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....
19:00, 07/23/2019

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 be...
04:16, 05/24/2019

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...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Julianne Moore believes in 'quotas' for gender parity in movie industry Julianne Moore said Wednesday that larger efforts are needed in order for the movie industry to reach gender parity, and that means implementing quotas....
05:48, 05/16/2019

Liz Cheney calls out AOC on 'phony gender discrimination' claims: 'She hurts all women' House GOP Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., defended Israel on Thursday and blasted Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., over "phony" claims that the nation discriminated against her collagues....
18:00, 08/16/2019

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....
05:00, 06/16/2019

Facial recognition must not introduce gender or racial bias, police told Benefits should be great enough to outweigh any public distrust, says ethics reportFacial recognition software should only be used by police if they can prove it will not introduce gender or racial bias to operations, an ethics panel has said.A repor...
07:00, 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....
00:48, 05/20/2019

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....
16:00, 08/16/2019

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...
17:16, 07/26/2019

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 Univ...
03:32, 05/08/2019

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 Que...
05:48, 06/12/2019

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 p...
14:00, 05/20/2019

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 “...
03:16, 06/21/2019

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....
09:48, 04/28/2019

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...
05:00, 06/05/2019

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.       ...
09:00, 08/13/2019

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. ...
12:00, 06/28/2019

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 stateme...
04:00, 05/22/2019

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.  ...
06:48, 06/26/2019

'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 re...
03:00, 05/16/2019

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....
13:16, 07/31/2019

Cam Reddish believes intense spotlight on Zion Williamson 'a little bit unfair' The overlooked Duke star, who says he won plenty of 1-on-1 contests with teammates Williamson and RJ Barrett, excited to prove he has complete game.        ...
17:16, 05/16/2019

'Privacy-focused' Facebook puts the spotlight on groups Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg lays out his vision for a privacy-focused social network as users choose to communicate in smaller groups and governments investigate the company's business practices. (April 30)       ...
20:32, 04/30/2019

'The Kitchen' puts gangland spotlight on mob wives Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish and Elisabeth Moss star as mob wives who take over when their spouses are jailed in the crime drama 'The Kitchen.'        ...
16:48, 08/02/2019

Rape and sexual assault reports 'rise tenfold' at UK universities with Cambridge University in spotlight Allegations of rape and sexual assault have risen tenfold at UK universities, with Cambridge seeing some of the highest claims, an investigation has revealed....
05:16, 07/18/2019

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...
20:16, 08/07/2019

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 a...
22:16, 05/17/2019

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 activiti...
15:48, 06/14/2019

My Catholic, trans child is living proof of how wrong the Vatican is on gender | Anonymous No, my child’s transition has not led to the ‘destabilisation of the family institution’. Instead, we are stronger than everThe recent document from the Vatican’s Congregation for Catholic Education talks of an “educational crisis”, and alleges that ...
07:16, 06/13/2019

Gender-neutral restrooms planned for Nevada district's newly built schools A Nevada school district has eliminated separate male and female restrooms in its floor design for newly constructed schools, instead opting for gender-neutral facilities.  ...
00:48, 08/01/2019

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 ...
02:32, 07/19/2019

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 s...
05:48, 07/25/2019

Should passports require male or female gender? Intersex Coloradan, states argue no Dana Zzyym was born with ambiguous physical sexual characteristics, identifies as nonbinary and wants a passport marked "X'' instead of "M'' or "F."        ...
15:16, 05/16/2019

‘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. W...
13:32, 05/15/2019

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. ...
13:00, 06/01/2019

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 ...
07:32, 08/15/2019

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 T...
08:16, 05/29/2019

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.        ...
12:00, 04/28/2019