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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."     ...

Gender stereotypes can cause serious harmful. Now they're banned from British ads

Source: usatoday.com

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...
16:34, 06/14/2019

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."        ...
16:34, 06/17/2019

Britain bans ‘harmful’ gender stereotypes in advertisements LONDON — Hapless husbands and housework-burdened moms are being banished from British advertising, as a crackdown on gender stereotypes comes into force. From Friday, advertisements must not include “gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm ...
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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...
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Sexist ads banned over gender stereotypes An advertisement juxtaposing male astronauts with a woman sitting by a stroller, and another depicting two hapless dads, are the first casualties of a British ban on gender stereotypes in advertising....
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UN study finds female voice assistants reinforce harmful stereotypes For the record, the appropriate response to being called a slut isn't, "I'd blush if I could." But that's what Siri is programmed to say. According to a report by the United Nations, the fact that most voice assistant are gendered as y...
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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....
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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....
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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....
16:17, 05/01/2019

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...
07:17, 05/23/2019

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...
06:17, 08/14/2019

Ads from Mondelez and Volkswagen are the first to be banned under new UK gender stereotyping rules The U.K.'s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) introduced the sexism rules in June after research and a consultation with the ad industry. The UN's Unstereotype Alliance welcomed the news....
01:17, 08/16/2019

| 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....
05:34, 05/23/2019

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Blind British Paralympic ski champion banned from taking guide dog into Sainsbury's A British Paralympic skiing champion has been left "shaken" and "humiliated" after he was barred from taking his guide dog into a Sainsbury's store minutes from the supermarket chain's head office....
13:34, 06/08/2019

British heavyweight Dillian Whyte tests positive for banned substance after earning title shot Heavyweight boxing contender Dillian Whyte reportedly tested positive for a banned substance just three days before besting Oscar Rivas to earn a possible title shot....
17:34, 07/25/2019

Banned horse trainer wins in court, beating track that banned him for his deadly record Hall of Fame horse racing training Jerry Hollendorfer says he lost half of his stable after being banned over spate of horse deaths.       ...
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20:34, 07/10/2019

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DayZ Is Somehow Banned, But Also Not Banned In Australia Despite recent attempts at fixing things, Australia’s video game classification system remains something of a joke. It’s very much a joke today, though, with news emerging that the upcoming physical copy of DayZ has been “refused classification” (eff...
05:51, 08/08/2019

See How AI Stereotypes You Computers think they know who you are. Artificial intelligence algorithms can recognize objects from images, even faces. But we rarely get a peek under the hood of facial recognition algorithms. Now, with ImageNet Roulette, we can watch an AI jump to...
00:17, 09/17/2019

In 1989, The Frogs took a chainsaw to homophobic stereotypes There was a period of time in the ’90s when it seemed like Milwaukee-based The Frogs were going to be one of those weird cult acts that somehow blew up into mainstream success. Thanks to championing on the part of some of the biggest rock stars in th...
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Does Booksmart spell the end of high school stereotypes? Olivia Wilde’s new film provides a hierarchy without the misfits, jocks and nerds that once occupied teen storiesTeen movies love to classify people into cliques and categories but Olivia Wilde’s new comedy Booksmart blows that all apart. It is a tee...
12:34, 05/27/2019

Street Fighter's Queer Stereotypes Kept Me In The Closet Last year during Pride month, I wrote about my own queer reading of the Street Fighter V tutorial, which features Ken and Ryu fighting and, in my opinion, flirting. In the year since then, I’ve been thinking about the character Juri in Street Fighter...
22:34, 06/28/2019

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01:51, 09/10/2019

Racist African stereotypes are as prevalent as ever on TV | Afua Hirsch News organisations have moved on from colonial-era language, but entertainment shows are still rooted firmly in the pastI have an idea for a British TV series. It involves finding an African society with a history of regarding Europeans as a profound...
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09:17, 08/27/2019

Innovative designers challenge African fashion stereotypes Addressing established norms in African fashion, a Berlin exhibition features works demonstrating how sustainability can be found by revisiting traditional methods and crafts from the continent....
12:51, 08/24/2019

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Happy International Cat Day! Check out this fierce feline breaking stereotypes Happy International Cat Day! This cat in western Pennsylvania is bucking stereotypes with its love of swimming.        ...
22:51, 08/08/2019

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02:34, 08/10/2019

Kenyan writer Wainaina, challenger of African stereotypes, dies at 48 Binyavanga Wainaina, the award-winning Kenyan writer who challenged stereotypes of Africa with biting satire and took on prejudice by documenting his life as an openly gay man, has died aged 48....
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22:51, 08/01/2019

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00:34, 06/29/2019

Facebook, YouTube May Face Heavy Fines in UK Over Harmful Content: Report Britain's broadcasting watchdog Ofcom would be given new legal powers to monitor, investigate and fine social platforms for sharing or live-streaming "harmful" videos....
18:34, 08/12/2019

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00:17, 05/09/2019

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21:51, 05/20/2019

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04:00, 06/24/2019

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22:17, 05/01/2019

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01:00, 09/18/2019

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01:51, 08/01/2019

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04:34, 05/03/2019

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21:02, 09/18/2019

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23:17, 09/09/2019

'They have no excuse for it': Tory MP who got Amazon to remove pro-anorexia books insists retailer must stop harmful content being listed A Tory MP who condemned Amazon for selling books promoting anorexia has urged the online retailer to stop harmful material being listed on its website in the first place....
17:34, 05/11/2019

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...
18:17, 06/19/2019

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....
19:34, 07/06/2019

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21:51, 07/02/2019

Canada to ban 'harmful' single-use plastics 'as early as 2021,' Trudeau says “As early as 2021, Canada will ban harmful single-use plastics from coast to coast,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday.        ...
17:51, 06/11/2019

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19:00, 05/10/2019

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...
07:51, 07/25/2019

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23:34, 06/21/2019

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...
03:34, 06/29/2019

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?...
14:00, 08/10/2019

Revealed: the $731,003 gender pay gap in US World Cup bonuses The US women’s team have earned $90,000 in bonuses for reaching the World Cup quarter-finals, a sum that would be six times higher were they entitled to the same bonus structure as their men’s counterparts Continue reading......
14:00, 06/28/2019

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 ...
23:34, 06/06/2019

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....
18:17, 04/28/2019

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...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Test performance, gender, and temperature (credit: Nest) As we move from a season marked by unstoppable heating units and into one dominated by aggressive air conditioning. Figuring out how to optimize the thermostat involves a balancing of individual comfort and energy efficiency. But a n...
22:34, 05/26/2019

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...
06:51, 08/14/2019

How employers are preparing for a gender non-binary world In small but measurable ways, some companies are starting to do more to recognize or accommodate employees or customers who don't identify as male or female....
13:17, 07/27/2019

In an All-Gender Cabin, Summer Campers ‘Don’t Have to Hide’ For gender-nonconforming campers, a new all-gender cabin at Camp Tawonga was a rare respite from the outside world, where bullying and the feeling of not fitting in can make growing up difficult....
01:34, 08/23/2019

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...
05:17, 05/10/2019

Daily News gets Cuomo’s name and gender wrong The troubled Daily News keeps cranking out bloopers. On its website May 16, it changed both the first name and the gender of Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a photo caption on the new TWA Hotel at JFK Airport. A boring grip-and-grin photo shows Tyler Morse, CEO...
06:17, 05/17/2019

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....
19:51, 08/14/2019

Janet Mock: Why Gender Pronouns Matter What’s in a name? A hell of a lot when it comes to someone’s identity. Pose’s writer, director and producer Janet Mock speaks on the use of preferred gender pronouns, how they are building blocks in communication, and how they help people feel fully ...
01:17, 06/12/2019

Gender Gap Closes When Everyone’s on the Ballot, Study Shows Though white men still dominate the political arena disproportionately, new research shows that when women and people of color are on the ballot, they win just as often....
11:34, 06/24/2019

Semenya loses landmark gender case South African runner Caster Semenya has lost her appeal against proposals to regulate her testosterone levels in what could be a milestone moment for athletics and gender in sport....
14:51, 05/01/2019

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...
02:51, 07/25/2019

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

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...
19:34, 07/10/2019

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."...
13:00, 06/11/2019

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...
15:17, 08/09/2019

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

Former WeWork Executives Allege Gender, Age Discrimination WeWork is being sued by two former executives who are accusing the shared-office company of gender and age discrimination as it gears up for an initial public offering....
07:17, 06/21/2019

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....
03:17, 07/31/2019

Andaman And Nicobar Has 9 "Other" Gender Voters. But Nearly 2,000 Voted The Andaman and Nicobar Islands recorded a voter turnout of 65.18% in the first phase of the Lok Sabha elections on April 11, a difference of nearly 4.5% from the national average of 69.5%. However, a......
19:34, 04/28/2019

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....
12:00, 05/07/2019

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

Airport Body Scanners Have a Gender Problem Airport security is famously dehumanizing, and reports reveal that for transgender travelers, this can be an especially intrusive and traumatizing experience given the current status of screening. From January 2016 through April 2019, nearly 300 civi...
02:17, 08/27/2019

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?...
10:34, 05/23/2019

US Women win 4th World Cup title, eye gender equality The United States won its record fourth Women's World Cup title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 when Megan Rapinoe converted a penalty kick in the 61st minute and Rose Lavelle added a goal in the 69th     &#...
13:51, 07/08/2019

New hires drive gender pay gap in de Blasio administration Mayor Bill de Blasio’s decision to splurge on the salaries of his controversial schools chancellor and new public-housing chairman isn’t just costing taxpayers — it’s also led to a glaring gender pay gap at the top of his administration, records reve...
01:51, 07/08/2019

NYC eateries don’t want to let go of banned CBD products Last month, the city’s Health Department forced 15 eateries to destroy food and drinks infused with cannabidiol, or CBD, which doesn’t get you high but is said to relieve pain and anxiety....
07:00, 08/22/2019

Your MacBook Pro might’ve just been banned from flights by the FAA Apple announced a recall program a few weeks ago for a limited number of 15-inch MacBook Pro laptops with batteries that might overheat and pose a fire risk. Buyers of units sold between September 2015 and February 2017 — which is obviously qui...
02:51, 08/15/2019

Phone use while driving should be banned entirely, say MPs Report calls for ban on phones to be extended to hands-free calling, as well as tougher penalties and enforcement Mobile phone use behind the wheel should be banned entirely, according to the Transport Committee. In a new report, the group of MPs ca...
22:35, 08/13/2019

How to Tell If the FAA Has Banned Your MacBook Pro From Flying On Tuesday, the Federal Aviation Administration officially banned select MacBook Pros from U.S. flights. This news comes months after Apple voluntarily recalled some laptops for overheated batteries that posed fire risks....
09:51, 08/15/2019

Should silent discos be banned? Edinburgh residents have been complaining about the tours taking place during the fringe. But are they really that bad? Two writers make the case for and againstVisitors to this year’s Edinburgh fringe will almost certainly have encountered one of th...
00:00, 09/18/2019

| Women to get gender-neutral Rugby World Cup from 2021 The Women's Rugby World Cup in 2017 will be the last of that title with World Rugby announcing they are adopting a policy of gender neutrality for their tournaments....
17:00, 08/21/2019

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...
12:51, 05/20/2019

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"....
19:17, 06/10/2019

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....
07:51, 06/13/2019

Turkey's Erdogan pushes for gender segregation in universities In Japan for the G20 summit, Recep Tayyip Erdogan encountered the concept of women's universities. Now he's keen to introduce them in Turkey. The idea has been greeted with outrage....
11:51, 07/08/2019

Officials question use of city firetruck at gender reveal COLUMBUS, Miss. — Officials of Columbus, Mississippi, are questioning the use of city equipment at private events after a firetruck was used at a gender reveal party to spray pink water into the air. The Commercial Dispatch reports city councilmen St...
14:51, 05/17/2019

Colorado shooter says he targeted kids over gender taunts DENVER (AP) — A high school student charged in a classmate’s death during a Colorado school shooting told police that he planned the shooting for a few weeks and intended to target classmates who made fun of his gender identity. The comments by...
01:34, 06/21/2019

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....
13:17, 05/20/2019

Jumping out of a plane ends in dramatic gender reveal This North Carolina man is diving headfirst into fatherhood. Timothy Goodwin of Oak Island, North Carolina, and his fiancée, Angela Hewett, set up a dramatic gender reveal on Saturday when Goodwin leaped out of a plane into a cloud of pink smoke. The...
01:34, 05/18/2019

| 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....
04:34, 05/17/2019

Hollywood Diversifies After Rebuke Over Racial and Gender Inequality Major Hollywood studios, stung by recent criticism about racial and gender inequality across the film industry, have been implementing measures aimed at elevating talent from underrepresented backgrounds....
02:17, 08/28/2019

Soccer: World Cup shines spotlight on gender pay disparity The players set to light up the Women's World Cup in France next month may play for big-name clubs like Barcelona, Arsenal and Juventus but, although salaries are improving, they earn a fraction of the money paid to their male counterparts....
20:51, 05/15/2019

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....
21:34, 07/19/2019

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...
21:51, 05/26/2019

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...
20:51, 05/07/2019

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...
04:17, 05/07/2019

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...
01:00, 07/04/2019

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...
13:51, 08/19/2019

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

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...
23:51, 08/05/2019

Analysis: How employers are preparing for a gender non-binary world In small but measurable ways, some companies are starting to do more to recognize or accommodate employees or customers who don't identify as male or female....
14:51, 07/02/2019

Geena Davis says Hollywood gender imbalance an 'embarrassment' The under-representation of women in Hollywood behind the camera is an "embarrassment", American actor and activist Geena Davis said at France's Deauville Film Festival....
23:34, 09/11/2019

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 ...
14:51, 05/03/2019

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...
07:17, 06/23/2019

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....
16:17, 08/06/2019

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....
22:17, 05/01/2019

Singer Sam Smith embraces gender neutral pronouns they/them British singer Sam Smith on Friday asked to be referred to by the gender neutral pronouns they/them, citing "a lifetime of being at war with my gender."...
04:51, 09/14/2019

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...
13:34, 08/11/2019

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....
06:17, 08/16/2019

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...
21:51, 05/22/2019

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...
11:17, 05/12/2019

[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......
12:00, 07/22/2019

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)        ...
04:51, 05/21/2019

Cross-sports push at World Cup for gender pay equality PARIS (AP) — Venus Williams joined retired soccer star Julie Foudy and ice hockey player Hilary Knight in the Eiffel Tower to highlight the push for pay equality for women athletes. The trio gathered Saturday night for a forum sponsored by LUNA bar a...
02:17, 06/16/2019

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...
03:51, 07/10/2019

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....
22:34, 07/10/2019

USA star Rapinoe talks about gender equity and World Cup LYON, FRANCE – Team USA has taken home another Women’s World Cup title and star Megan Rapinoe is sound off about gender equity in the professional soccer world. Here’s more: ...
05:17, 07/08/2019

‘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 ...
21:51, 05/09/2019

'Barbarian' ship banned from New Zealand A Māori tribe has banned a replica of Captain James Cook's ship the Endeavour from docking at its village next month, during a national commemoration of the British explorer's first encounter with indigenous New Zealanders....
03:51, 09/18/2019

Bad riders could be banned under new Uber policy Badly behaving Uber passengers can be banned from using the ride-sharing service if their rating score falls below a certain threshold, the company said in a policy update Wednesday....
19:51, 05/29/2019

Just How Bad is Amazon's Banned Products Problem? The average American purportedly has more trust in Amazon than their own government, which makes recent reports on thousands of potentially unsafe products making their way onto the company’s online marketplace particularly terrifying. Read more......
04:18, 09/01/2019

Office 365 banned from schools in privacy row Microsoft's Office 365 software has been banned in part of Germany following fears over data privacy.The cloud-based online suite has been barred for use in schools in the state of Hesse after lawmakers ruled it was gathering information from us...
14:00, 07/16/2019

FAA investigating why Chick-fil-A was banned at airports The Federal Aviation Administration has launched an investigation into allegations that New York and Texas airports discriminated against Chick-fil-A by barring the fast-food chain over the owner’s stance on LGBT issues. According to the FAA, the US ...
19:00, 05/29/2019

Wikipedia Is Now Banned in China in All Languages China has expanded its ban on Wikipedia to block the community-edited online encyclopedia in all available languages, the BBC reports. An earlier enforced ban barred Internet users from viewing the Chinese version, as well as the pages for sensitive ...
08:34, 05/15/2019

| Captain Morgan banned from 4th Pakistan ODI England will have to find a new captain for the fourth one-day international against Pakistan after skipper Eoin Morgan was banned for a slow over-rate offence....
16:00, 05/15/2019

A bad Uber rating could get you banned from the service If your Uber rating is too low, you could be banned from using the car-riding service. Uber announced it was refreshing its guidelines.        ...
05:17, 05/30/2019

Instagram now warns you if you're in danger of being banned If you break Instagram's rules, you'll now be given a warning that your account is in danger of being banned.The notice will list all the posts and comments that have been removed for violating the terns of service, and inform you that "If ...
12:34, 07/19/2019

The US allows 1,300 chemicals banned by Europe to be used in cosmetics. Why? A long list of potentially harmful ingredients banned in the EU are legally allowed in the US due to historically relaxed regulationsHelp us reach our $150,000 goal to fund this series. Make a contributionA brief but telling piece of legislation was ...
12:51, 05/22/2019

| Non-marital sex hoping to be banned in Indonesia Indonesia is set to vote on a plan to outlaw gay and pre-marital sex while beefing up its blasphemy laws in a shakeup fuelled by religious conservatism and slammed by rights groups....
20:17, 09/19/2019

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....
20:00, 08/09/2019

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.        ...
14:51, 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 ...
19:51, 05/27/2019

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...
02:51, 05/17/2019

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"....
11:17, 06/05/2019

| 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....
20:51, 05/29/2019

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, ...
05:51, 08/15/2019

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. ...
01:00, 05/22/2019

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....
17:34, 05/30/2019

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

Single dad faces human rights complaint for asking about babysitter’s gender A single father in Canada may have violated his province's human rights act by asking about the gender and age of a potential babysitter, according to a lawsuit....
21:51, 08/24/2019

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....
14:51, 05/20/2019

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...
04:34, 07/24/2019

Fifa set to close gender pay gap after 2019 Women's World Cup Fifa has agreed to negotiate more prize money for women's national teams after this summer's 2019 Women's World Cup, following a successful campaign by Australia....
15:00, 06/04/2019

Berkeley to update city code with gender-neutral language The Berkeley City Council on Tuesday approved a measure that would make the language in the city's municipal code gender neutral in a move to be more inclusive....
18:51, 07/18/2019

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...
00:34, 08/10/2019

Catholic Church rejects use of gender identity theory in education In a new document aimed at Catholic schools, the Church has rejected the idea that people should be free to choose their gender. The LGBT community has said the document would encourage more hatred and bigotry....
02:00, 06/11/2019

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        ...
16:00, 04/30/2019

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....
02:00, 06/20/2019

From Catalina to Alexis: Chilean teen first to legally change gender In 2016, Chilean 14-year old girl Catalina began to identify with friends and family as Alexis, a boy. It took Chile's conservative, Roman Catholic legal system far longer to come around....
05:17, 09/07/2019

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.”...
19:17, 04/28/2019

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...
15:17, 05/01/2019

Perils Of Gender And Geography Hamper Global Development, Says Report Despite steady development gains, a child's birthplace is still the biggest predictor of its future health, and no matter which country you're born in, life is harder if you're a girl, a major report......
07:51, 09/17/2019

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....
09:34, 05/10/2019

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......
11:51, 07/10/2019

Cyberpunk 2077’s character creation system won’t have gender options CD Projekt Red recently revealed that Cyberpunk 2077’s character creation system won’t allow players to choose their character’s gender. This is a big deal for LGBT gamers and, hopefully, a sign the company’s committed to being more inclusive. The ne...
01:51, 08/28/2019

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......
23:17, 07/05/2019

Employers Who Talk Up Gender Equity, but Silence Harassment Victims The woman leading Australia’s inquiry into workplace sexual harassment is trying to overcome nondisclosure agreements that prevent victims from talking....
12:00, 05/01/2019

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....
15:17, 06/13/2019

Gender and racial diversity on the up in blockbuster films, study finds Survey finds more inclusivity in casting – but not behind the camera – while LGBTQ and disabled people remain marginalisedThere were more leading roles for women and people of colour in blockbusters in 2018 than any previous year, according to a new ...
23:00, 09/04/2019

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....
08:00, 05/13/2019

'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...
19:51, 06/14/2019

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......
16:34, 06/20/2019

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....
15:51, 06/12/2019

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

U.S. Soccer agrees to mediation with women’s team over pay, gender discrimination: WSJ The U.S. Soccer Federation has reached a tentative agreement for mediation with the women's national team to resolve complaints in a lawsuit over equal pay with the men's team, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday....
23:17, 06/21/2019

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...
13:51, 07/18/2019

'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...
01:00, 05/08/2019

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....
19:17, 04/28/2019

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...
13:51, 05/08/2019

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...
20:34, 05/10/2019

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 ...
22:34, 07/03/2019

Von der Leyen finalizes gender-balanced list of proposed commissioners The president-elect of the European Commission has put forward a list of commissioners to represent EU member states. If it is accepted, the commission will have almost as many women as men as members....
19:17, 09/09/2019

Bulgarian brothers banned from tennis for corruption LONDON (AP) — Two brothers from Bulgaria have been provisionally suspended from professional tennis for corruption. The Tennis Integrity Unity says 24-year-old Karen Khachatyran and 19-year-old Yuri Khachatyran “are ineligible to compete in or ...
14:00, 06/17/2019

Kansas University faculty wants Chick-fil-A banned A few Kansas University faculty members are not fans of allowing Chick-fil-A to be served on campus because they believe the chain violates “safety and inclusion.” The faculty council, filled with “extreme frustration,” wants ...
22:34, 09/03/2019

Swimmer tests positive for 'banned substance' Australia swim star Shayna Jack has confirmed she tested positive for a banned substance in the lead up to the World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea....
18:17, 07/27/2019

Police banned from using facial recognition in San Francisco A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers is considering federal legislation to limit the use of facial recognition technologies by law enforcement agencies....
13:00, 05/31/2019

Huawei is banned from using SD cards in future devices Things just keep getting worse for Huawei. The company was barred from being a member of the SD Association, the trade group responsible for standardizing SD and microSD cards. The change in status means that Huawei will no longer be able to offer of...
22:51, 05/24/2019

‘Violent’ Hells Angels banned from the Netherlands AMSTERDAM – A Dutch court on Wednesday banned the Hells Angels motorcycle gang in the Netherlands, saying it had a track record of violent crime including the killing of rivals, shoot-outs and drug and weapon offenses. Prosecutors had sought th...
20:34, 05/29/2019

Cream cheese ad gets banned in UK for ‘dopey dad’ stereotype A Philadelphia cream cheese ad — which shows two new fathers getting distracted and leaving their babies on a conveyor belt — has been banned in Britain under new gender stereotyping rules. The “dopey Dads” commercial, as some social medi...
03:00, 08/18/2019

FIA explains why it banned twin-motors from Formula E The FIA has clarified the decision to ban twin-motor powertrains from Formula E, with technical director Gilles Simon saying it was taken over costs and "not to limit technology development"...
16:00, 06/28/2019

Violence escalates in Zimbabwe over banned protests Tensions between Zimbabwe's main opposition party and President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government escalated into violence in the country's capital on Friday after a court ruled against a planned opposition protest....
22:51, 08/19/2019

| Niqab banned in Tunisian government offices Prime Minister Youssef Chahed decided to ban the niqab Muslim face covering for women in Tunisian government offices "for security reasons", his office said....
13:34, 07/06/2019

Neo-Nazis go thirsty as beer banned from far-right festival Neo-Nazis attending a far-right music festival in eastern Germany were made to go thirsty after police seized thousands of litres of beer to stop any threat of violence breaking out....
05:51, 06/25/2019

The FAA Just Banned Flights Over Iranian Air Space. Here’s What Fliers Need to Know United Airlines has canceled some direct flights after the Federal Aviation Administration banned U.S. carriers from Iranian airspace following Iran’s shoot-down of a high-altitude U.S. drone in the area. Other airlines around the world are fol...
22:00, 06/21/2019

Any Other Business: A new politics podcast where Brexit is banned Does the thought of a facilitated customs arrangement make your eyes glaze over? Are you flummoxed by Norway, Norway Plus and Norway For Now? Are you (dare I say it) bored of Brexit?...
07:17, 05/22/2019

Plastic straws will be banned in the UK from April 2020 The billions of plastic straws consumed in the UK each year will be banned from April 2020. The move will also cover plastic drinks stirrers and cotton buds...
09:34, 05/22/2019

China is pumping tons of banned chemicals into the air Chinese factories are pumping tons of dangerous chemicals into the air despite an international agreement intended to halt the destruction of the ozone layer, a study released on Wednesday said. Two provinces in China have been cited as a source of a...
07:17, 05/23/2019

Climate groups call for SUVs to be banned Climate groups including Greenpeace and Deutsche Umwelthilfe called on Monday for sport-utility vehicles (SUVs) to be banned as part of a wider campaign to curb pollution by the auto industry....
19:17, 09/09/2019

DOTA 2 Cheats Are Getting Their Asses Banned Until 2038 Valve released a matchmaking update for DOTA 2 yesterday, and as part of that some players breaking the rules have begun receiving comically long bans....
01:51, 09/19/2019

Warriors’ investor banned for 1 year, fined $500,000 by NBA OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Toronto guard Kyle Lowry wanted the Golden State Warriors’ executive who shoved him during an NBA Finals game ousted from the league. The NBA decided a one-year ban and $500,000 fine is enough for now. Mark Stevens, a War...
10:00, 06/07/2019

UK eco-activists banned from using boats in street protests Climate-change activists Extinction Rebellion have been banned from using their trademark boats in the last of a series of Summer protests on Friday....
17:51, 07/19/2019

Delete These Banned Apps From Your Android Phone Google recently removed several apps from the Google Play Store after discovering they violated the Play Store terms of service—and, more importantly, could be used as stalkerware. That doesn’t mean they’re deleted from your Android device, though, s...
21:34, 07/18/2019

Brits could be banned from Syrian terror hotspots Hard-hitting new security powers that would ban British citizens from designated terrorist hotspots are set to be introduced across large parts of northern Syria....
03:51, 05/20/2019

‘Arthur’ episode about same-sex wedding banned in Alabama “Arthur” is one controversial cartoon. Alabama Public Television pulled the Season 22 premiere of the long-running animated series. The episode, titled “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone,” revolved around the same-sex weddin...
16:34, 05/21/2019

Zlatan banned: Ibrahimovic suspended 2 games by MLS LOS ANGELES (AP) — LA Galaxy forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been suspended two games by Major League Soccer’s disciplinary committee for his conduct during last weekend’s game against New York City FC. The league said Friday that Ibrahimo...
02:00, 05/18/2019

Kenyan marathoner Biwott banned for eight years – AIU Kenyan marathoner Salome Jerono Biwott has been banned for eight years after being found guilty of committing a second doping violation, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Thursday in another blow to Kenya's sporting reputation....
15:34, 07/18/2019

San Francisco has banned police from using facial recognition San Francisco, often a testing ground for new technologies, has banned local government agencies – including the police – from using facial recognition technology.The San Francisco Police Department doesn't currently use facial rec...
11:34, 05/15/2019

DDT still affecting lake ecosystems 50 years after it was banned The highly potent pesticide DDT was banned more than a half-century ago, but the toxic chemical persists in lake ecosystems and continues to impact freshwater food chains, according to a new study....
17:17, 06/12/2019

DayZ is being banned in Australia over a feature that isn’t even in the game yet Multiplayer zombie survival game DayZ has been banned from release in Australia, due to the the Australian Classification Board's refusal to classify the title.DayZ officially released in late 2018, but a physical edition of the game was due to ...
16:00, 08/09/2019

Smoking On Flights Is Banned, So Why Do Planes Still Have Ashtrays? Today, smoking on flights is banned almost internationally. And yet, most aircrafts still have ashtrays inside the washroom. So why do airplanes still have ashtrays? A video by Cheddar explains....
14:51, 06/14/2019

| Ex-Olympic champion Samuel Sanchez banned Spain's Samuel Sanchez, the 2008 Olympic road race champion, has been given a two-years back-dated ban after testing positive for human growth hormones in 2017....
08:51, 05/14/2019

Pro Fortnite Player Banned From Twitch After Claims He Was Only 12 Most of the details in Turner “Tfue” Tenney’s recent lawsuit against FaZe Clan focused on the ills of his since-leaked contract with the esports organization. But the suit also alleged that FaZe lied about the age of another player it signed, saying ...
04:51, 06/06/2019

BJP Gujarat Chief Banned From Campaigning For 72 Hours The Election Commission Tuesday barred BJP's Gujarat unit chief Jitu Vaghani from campaigning for 72 hours for using "intemperate and abusive language" at an election meet....
06:34, 05/01/2019

GSW investor banned 1 year after shoving Lowry The Warriors are "disappointed" in team investor Mark Stevens, who will not be allowed to attend games through the 2019-20 season after he shoved and directed obscenities at Raptors guard Kyle Lowry during Game 3 of the NBA Finals....
06:00, 06/07/2019

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.  ...
15:00, 06/26/2019

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...
08:00, 06/09/2019

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

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....
20:17, 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...
18:51, 07/18/2019

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....
02:51, 08/17/2019

Grave Goods Demand Gender Roles In Viking History To Be Rewritten. Or Do They? A Norwegian archaeologist, Marianne Moen, is making the big claim 'the past’ is incorrectly interpreted and that Viking Norway men’s and women’s cultural roles were similar. But not everyone agrees. ...
01:51, 06/29/2019

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....
17:17, 08/16/2019

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....
19:17, 04/28/2019

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...
10:00, 05/24/2019

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....
21:00, 05/30/2019

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 ...
23:51, 05/06/2019

USWNT, USSF agree to mediation in gender-discrimination lawsuit after World Cup Both sides are interested in resolving the longstanding disagreement over pay and working conditions, according to two people with knowledge of each parties’ thinking....
22:34, 06/21/2019

Canadian single dad faces human rights complaint for asking about babysitter’s gender A single father in Canada may have violated his province's human rights act by asking about the gender and age of a potential babysitter, according to a lawsuit....
20:17, 08/23/2019

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 “...
05:17, 06/21/2019

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...
09:17, 08/01/2019

'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...
13:00, 05/16/2019

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....
18:17, 04/28/2019

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...
22:51, 06/27/2019

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...
13:51, 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...
10:17, 06/12/2019

Germany: Girl loses gender bias case against boys choir The choir's right to artistic freedom is decisive, a Berlin court has ruled after the parents of a 9-year-old girl sued when she was rejected by the prestigious State and Cathedral Choir....
05:51, 08/17/2019

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

California adds Iowa to 'travel ban' over refusal to fund gender transitions California announced Monday that it has added Iowa to the list of states on its "travel ban" because of its new prohibition against funding gender-transition surgeries under Medicaid....
10:34, 09/17/2019

Former pro golfer Kendra Little describes gender-identity struggle and why she left sport Former golfer Kendra Little revealed her secret last week, discussing her AIS. She was born with appearance of a female but genetic makeup of a male.       ...
02:34, 07/14/2019

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....
03:51, 05/20/2019

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....
04:51, 07/24/2019

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 ...
18:34, 06/13/2019

EU member states accept Von der Leyen's gender-balanced list of commissioners EU member states have accepted the list of commissioners put forward by the European Commission's president-elect. For the first time, the commission could have almost as many women as men as members....
18:17, 09/10/2019

Perils of gender and geography hamper global development, report finds Despite steady development gains, a child's birthplace is still the biggest predictor of its future health, and no matter which country you're born in, life is harder if you're a girl, a major report said on Tuesday....
01:00, 09/18/2019

This keyboard app spell-checks gender bias to challenge how we talk to girls Language is not gender-neutral, and it’s time to identify and challenge the societal structure that systematically stops all women from thriving — one of these structures is gendered language and the patriarchal ideas built into it. One project hopin...
14:51, 06/06/2019

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...
21:00, 05/20/2019

World Cups rebranded in effort to achieve gender neutrality in rugby • Gender will be no longer included in tournament names• World Rugby calls move ‘ultimate statement of equality’World Rugby has rebranded its men’s and women’s World Cups in an effort to achieve gender neutrality in the sport. The competitions will n...
02:00, 08/22/2019

Gender minority college students at increased mental health risk (Reuters Health) - Gender minority students in U.S. colleges and universities are four times as likely as other students to experience mental health problems, researchers say....
21:00, 08/22/2019

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...
07:00, 05/22/2019

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...
19:17, 05/29/2019

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...
09:51, 07/27/2019

Digital voice assistants entrench gender biases, report finds Unesco says female-voiced tech often gives submissive responses to queriesAssigning female genders to digital assistants such as Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa is helping entrench harmful gender biases, according to a UN agency.Research released by ...
01:51, 05/22/2019

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 ...
22:34, 05/17/2019

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

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.       ...
23:18, 08/13/2019

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....
23:17, 06/24/2019

Gender-neutral bathrooms can save women from waiting forever in line With the current most common bathroom design, women wait an average of six minutes to go while men wait just 11 secondsAs I’m writing this, my plane is boarding and I need to pee. I can see from where I’m sitting (cross-legged) that the line to the w...
14:51, 09/06/2019

Face Recognition Surveillance Banned by Second American City One day after the biggest police body camera manufacturer in America banned the use of face recognition technology, Somerville, Massachusetts became the second city in the United States to ban the tech after San Francisco broke new ground with a ban ...
21:00, 06/28/2019

Man accused of killing Mackenzie Lueck was banned from university The man arrested in the alleged murder of University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck was banned seven years ago from the Utah State University Campus, where he was once a student, new documents reveal. Ayoola A. Ajayi, now 31, was arrested on suspici...
21:00, 07/03/2019

Trump tweets support for far-right figures banned by Facebook President railed against social media companies on Saturday and said he would ‘monitor the censorship’ of US citizens Donald Trump criticized social media companies after Facebook banned a number of far-right figures, declaring that he was “monitorin...
02:17, 05/05/2019

Referee who forced wrestler to cut dreadlocks banned for two years Alan Maloney given two-year ban for December 2018 incidentNew Jersey referee is suing for defamation, emotional distressA referee who told a New Jersey high school wrestler to cut his dreadlocks or forfeit a match last year was suspended by the state...
03:00, 09/19/2019

2 Russian biathletes banned based on doping lab data MOSCOW (AP) — Two Russian biathletes have been banned for doping based on computer data from a laboratory in Moscow. The International Biathlon Union says it handed four-year bans to Alexander Chernyshov and Alexander Pechyonkin because of “agg...
14:51, 06/25/2019

| Leeds striker Bamford banned for referee 'deception' Leeds United forward Patrick Bamford has received an immediate two-match ban after being found guilty of a charge of "successful deception of a match official"...
00:17, 05/03/2019

Some MacBook Pro models are now banned from US flights due to fire risk Some MacBook Pro 15-inch models have been branded a fire risk by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and therefore you won’t be able to take them on board an airplane.You may remember that back in June, Apple initiated a recall for c...
12:51, 08/14/2019

| Russian biathletes banned for 4 years over mass doping Russian biathletes Alexandr Pechenkin and Alexander Chernyshov were each banned for four years for doping violations linked to a state-run doping scheme....
00:00, 06/26/2019

Activists say Istanbul Pride banned by Turkish authorities ISTANBUL (AP) — Activists in Istanbul say Turkish authorities have banned a pride march for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights for the fifth year. In a statement Sunday, the volunteer group organizing Istanbul Pride said the governor&#...
16:17, 06/30/2019

Milan banned from Europa League for one year after FFP breach Cas says Milan breached FFP in three separate seasonsTorino could be given Milan’s Europa League spotMilan has struck a deal with Uefa to serve a one-year ban from European football for breaching the governing body’s financial fair play rules, the Co...
14:00, 06/28/2019

Styrofoam-slinging food cart vendors don’t know it’s banned The city began enforcing its ban on Styrofoam Monday following a six-month warning period — but some food cart vendors claimed they didn’t know anything about it. “I’m here every day and no notification,” Mohammed Ali, a...
06:00, 07/02/2019

Father jailed for stalking judge who banned him from seeing his children A father who branded a family court judge a "vile monster" in a series of threatening messages during a nine-month online stalking campaign has been jailed for a year....
18:17, 08/07/2019

LG smart refrigerator used for tweeting by teen whose mom banned electronics A teenager who claims her mother took her electronics away seemingly resorted to what might be the last imaginable place to tweet from: a refrigerator....
14:17, 08/14/2019

German scientists say spinach chemical should be banned from sports Popeye guzzled spinach to get his superhuman strength. But the plant's power-boosting properties aren't just fiction. German scientists say spinach has a steroid-like chemical that should be added to the doping list....
10:00, 06/25/2019

Margot James: Devices with default passwords could be banned Digital Minister Margot James is prepared to force manufacturers and retailers' hands when it comes to selling insecure internet-connected devices, she told Sky News....
22:51, 05/01/2019

2 Canadian track figures banned after sex harassment inquiry OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Two fixtures of Canadian track and field have been banned after a sexual harassment investigation. Athletics Canada, the sport’s domestic ruling body, handed out the lifetime bans Monday to Andy McInnis and Ken Porter. Bo...
22:00, 05/06/2019

Former canoe world champion from Russia banned for 4 years LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Canoe Federation says former world champion Oleg Zhestkov of Russia has been banned for four years for doping. The ICF says Zhestkov, who competed at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, tes...
12:51, 06/10/2019

Chronicle director Josh Trank says he banned Max Landis from set Earlier today The Daily Beast published a damning exposé in which eight women came forward with allegations that they had suffered repeated sexual assault and emotional abuse at the hands of Max Landis—son of filmmaker John Landis and screenwriter of...
00:34, 06/19/2019

| Zimbabwe deploys security forces over banned march Troops and police were out in force in Zimbabwe's second city of Bulawayo on Monday blocking a planned opposition march, three days after brutally dispersing a banned protest in the capital Harare....
00:17, 08/20/2019

Autonomous weapons that kill must be banned, insists UN chief UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged artificial intelligence (AI) experts meeting in Geneva on Monday to push ahead with their work to restrict the development of lethal autonomous weapons systems, or LAWS, as they are also known....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Six Chinese entities banned from exporting sensitive U.S. goods The U.S. Commerce Department said on Monday it banned six Chinese technology entities, one Pakistani firm and five based in the United Arab Emirates from exporting sensitive U.S. technologies and other goods....
18:51, 05/13/2019

Trump Claims He Banned Trans Troops Because 'Drugs' President Donald Trump started winding down his less-than-thrilling state visit to the United Kingdom on Wednesday with a sit-down interview with one of England’s worst global exports, Piers Morgan. Over the course of the more than half-hour conversa...
16:00, 06/05/2019

Russian runner suspended for working with banned coach - AIU Russian runner Artyom Denmukhametov has been provisionally suspended for working with banned coach Vladimir Kazarin, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Friday....
18:51, 06/14/2019

US anti-LGBT pastor banned from visiting Ireland A US preacher who critics call a "Holocaust-denier, Islamophobe and anti-LGBT+ extremist" has become the first person banned from visiting Ireland under exclusion powers....
19:51, 05/13/2019

NFL notebook: Cardinals CB Peterson banned 6 games (PEDs) Eight-time Pro Bowl cornerback Patrick Peterson of the Arizona Cardinals has been suspended for the first six games of 2019 for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy....
03:34, 05/17/2019

Kenyan banned after positive test for rat poison substance Kenyan marathon runner Felix Kirwa has been suspended for nine months after testing positive for strychnine, a substance sometimes used as rat poison....
20:00, 06/12/2019

Ibrahimovic banned for violent conduct in LA Galaxy victory "LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic was handed a two-game ban for violent conduct after he grabbed New York City goalkeeper Sean Johnson by the neck in their 2-0 MLS win last Saturday."...
15:34, 05/18/2019

3 Russian soccer players banned over match-fixing MOSCOW (AP) — Three Russian soccer players have been banned for three years each in a match-fixing case. The three, all defenders for third-tier club Chernomorets Novorossiisk, were allegedly offered money to lose a game against promotion-chasing Cha...
16:00, 06/07/2019

Kay Jewelers splits with worker who banned armed deputy STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Kay Jewelers has split with a North Carolina store manager who wouldn’t allow a deputy to pick up an engagement ring because the deputy was wearing his service weapon. The Charlotte Observer reports the store said on Fa...
16:00, 06/07/2019

Diesel cars could be banned from Bristol city centre News 12 Jun, 2019 Bristol City Council will discuss a proposed ‘Clean Air Plan,’ which suggests banning diesel cars the city centre to combat emissions...
14:17, 06/12/2019

Dr Disrespect Streams Inside An E3 Bathroom, Gets Banned From Twitch Today, popular Twitch streamer Guy “Dr Disrespect” Beahm got suspended from Twitch after streaming from inside a bathroom at the Los Angeles Convention Center during E3....
03:00, 06/12/2019

New drivers could be banned at night as graduated licences explored News 18 Jul, 2019 Department for Transport says graduated driving licences are "being explored further", including a night-time ban for new drivers...
13:00, 07/18/2019

A Year Later, Twitter’s New Banned Speech Policy Adds Little to the Old One An effort to forbid “dehumanizing” tweets was scaled back after criticism and debate, and for now focuses only on those directed at religious groups....
17:17, 07/09/2019

Previously Banned Fortnite Duo Qualifies For World Cup Finals Yesterday, Fortnite duo Damion “XXiF” Cook and Ronald “Ronaldo” Mach qualified for the World Cup by placing third with 91 points in the eighth week of North America East duo competition. On May 3, both players were temporarily banned from Fortnite an...
21:51, 06/03/2019

Putin again threatens to develop previously banned missiles if US does Vladimir Putin warned the U.S. once again this week that Russia would develop missiles previously banned under a landmark nuclear forces treaty if it learns that the United States has begun building them....
15:00, 09/07/2019

Banned By ICC, Sanath Jayasuriya Watches Ind-SL Game From Stands Sanath Jayasuriya was in February banned from all cricket-related activities for two years after he admitted to breaching Articles 2.4.6 and 2.4.7 of the ICC's Anti-Corruption Code....
18:52, 07/06/2019

The lost Louvre of Uzbekistan: the museum that hid art banned by Stalin This museum in a bleak outpost has one of the world’s greatest collections of avant-garde art, rescued from Stalin’s clutches by an electrician. But now it needs a rescue of its ownI am sitting at a huge table at the Ministry of Culture in Tashkent, ...
22:34, 05/21/2019

Athletes ask doping agency to take marijuana off banned list More than 150 current and former athletes signed a letter sent to the World Anti-Doping Agency, asking the organization to remove marijuana from its list of prohibited substances....
20:51, 05/23/2019

Afghan football boss banned over 'sexual abuse' Fifa says Keramuddin Keram, the former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation, "sexually abused" various players of the women's national team....
17:17, 06/08/2019

AC Milan midfielder Paqueta banned for slapping referee "AC Milan midfielder Lucas Paqueta has been banned for three games after slapping a referee during a Serie A match, the league\u0027s disciplinary committee said on Tuesday."...
19:17, 05/07/2019

Viking Symbols and Runes May Soon Be Banned by the Swedish Government Depictions of the runes and Norse symbols such as Thor’s hammer may soon be banned in Sweden according to some sources. Hate groups have been using many of these symbols for years and there are stories circulating that the government is discussing wh...
01:17, 05/24/2019

'Revenge Porn', 'Cyber Flashing' Banned In Singapore Singapore's parliament passed a bill Monday that made distributing or threatening to distribute intimate images a crime, punishable up to five years in jail....
13:00, 05/07/2019

Asian Games champ Keyhani banned for doping MONACO (AP) — Asian Games steeplechase champion Hosein Keyhani has been banned for doping. The Athletics Integrity Unit, which handles doping cases in track and field, says the Iranian runner has been banned four years over a positive test for stamin...
12:34, 06/21/2019

Messi banned from internationals for three months for 'corruption' outburst "Argentina\u0027s Lionel Messi has been banned from international duty for three months and fined $50,000 after levelling accusations of \"corruption\" at South American chiefs during the Copa America."...
17:17, 08/03/2019

McDonald's banned from site near ancient Rome baths McDonald's fast food outlets are ubiquitous sights around the world, but Italy's culture ministry has banned the chain from building yet another restaurant in the capital, Rome....
00:51, 08/01/2019

Fan could be banned for life after sneaking racist symbol onto TV: Cubs The Chicago Cubs are investigating a fan who appeared to flash a white power sign in back of a black reporter during a live broadcast, team officials said. Doug Glanville, a former outfielder for the Cubs now working as an analyst for NBC Sports Chic...
18:00, 05/08/2019

David Beckham banned from driving for using phone behind the wheel A prosecutor said a member of the public spotted the former soccer star holding a phone while driving through central London on Nov. 21.        ...
18:51, 05/09/2019

Prithvi Shaw banned from cricket after doping violation Prithvi Shaw, one of India's most promising cricket stars, has been banned from the sport until the middle of November after testing positive for a prohibited substance....
13:51, 07/31/2019

Plastic straws will be banned in England from April 2020 The billions of plastic straws consumed in the UK each year will be banned from April 2020. The move will also cover plastic drinks stirrers and cotton buds...
17:34, 05/22/2019

Michael Pineda suspended 60 games for banned diuretic MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Twins pitcher Michael Pineda was suspended for 60 games on Saturday for taking a diuretic, a big blow to the rotation of a first-place team heading toward the postseason. Major League Baseball said Pineda, a former Yankee, tes...
09:34, 09/08/2019

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. ...
22:17, 06/01/2019

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...
13:34, 07/25/2019

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...
14:00, 05/29/2019

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.  ...
11:17, 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 ...
10:34, 07/19/2019

‘Use a bit of common sense’: A gender-reveal party stunt ends with a car erupting in flames Gender-reveal burnouts are starting to become popular with car enthusiasts in Australia. But officials say the stunts are dangerous and shouldn’t be tried at home....
17:17, 07/10/2019

Varsity esports? This all-girls school in Ohio is tackling gender equality through gaming Hathaway Brown private school near Cleveland became the first U.S. all-girls school to launch a varsity esports program during last year.       ...
14:34, 07/23/2019

Body hair: Trim it or treasure it? Unladylike examines the gender politics of shaving For the first eight episodes of CARAVAN, a steamy Weird West adventure, listeners have lived alongside Samir, a queer South Asian man in love with his best friend who tumbled straight into a supernatural canyon. Now, his best friend, Carlyle, takes c...
00:51, 06/11/2019

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

Dustin Johnson helps couple with their gender reveal while signing autographs in Detroit While signing autographs before Rocket Mortgage Classic, Dustin Johnson tells couple he heard they were pregnant, then he pulled out a pink ball.        ...
07:00, 06/27/2019

U.S. could roll back transgender rights by dropping ‘gender identity’ from discrimination laws A new Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services. In the proposed rule issued Friday, the Health and Human Services Department says laws banning sex discrimination in health care ...
16:34, 05/24/2019

Are robots sexist? UN report shows gender bias in talking digital tech Why do most voice assistants have female names, and why do they have submissive personalities? The answer, says a new report released on Friday by UNESCO, the UN’s Education, Science and Culture agency, is that there are hardly any women working in t...
22:17, 05/17/2019

Girl power: Hasbro brings gender pay gap debate to game night with new Ms. Monopoly Hasbro's new Ms. Monopoly brings the gender pay gap to game night and is the first game "where women make more than men."       ...
09:34, 09/10/2019

Female banker wins gender bias case after witch's hat left on desk Stacey Macken claimed she was paid significantly less than male colleague at BNP ParibasA City banker has won a gender discrimination case after alleging she was paid hundreds of thousands of pounds less than a male colleague and was the victim of a ...
02:00, 09/12/2019

Venice film festival 2019: gender disparity debate rages for second year Lack of female directors and controversial slots for Roman Polanski and Nate Parker dominate buildupThe inclusion of controversial directors and a continued gender imbalance have dominated the buildup to the 76th edition of the Venice film festival, ...
12:17, 08/27/2019

Venice Film Festival director, jury head disagree on gender quotas "Offensive" or the best available option? The festival director and jury head disagreed on Wednesday on whether gender quotas would help redress an imbalance of women directors featured at the Venice Film Festival....
19:51, 08/28/2019

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 ...
12:17, 08/15/2019

‘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...
21:34, 05/15/2019

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.        ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

I’m a Retired Female Astronaut and I Can’t Understand the Obsession With ‘Gender Diverse’ Space Crews On Tuesday August 21, Vice President Pence chaired the sixth meeting of the recently revived National Space Council, a group originally chartered in 1958, disbanded in 1993 and then revived under the current administration to help chart the direction...
02:51, 08/29/2019

Venice film festival pulls the stars but gender disparity casts shadow The world's oldest film festival kicks off in Venice on Wednesday with plenty of Hollywood stars and top filmmakers expected but a lack of female directors and the inclusion of controversial names has drawn criticism....
18:17, 08/27/2019

Here's how gender wage gap affects black women, who are paid 61 cents for every $1 for white males Thursday marks Black Women's Equal Pay Day, which is when the combination of their wages so far this year, plus all of their 2018 income, matches what white men earned last year alone....
01:00, 08/23/2019

Hasbro's latest weird political swing: A Ms. Monopoly game addressing the gender pay gap Could someone do us a favor and go check on Hasbro, please? Ostensibly one of the most boring companies in the world—give or take a quick acquisition of the Tupac catalog here or there—the board game giant has taken a sharp, highly unsettling veer in...
05:34, 09/12/2019

Is Snapchat’s viral gender-swap filter problematic or just silly fun? | Arwa Mahdawi I, too, wanted to see male-me, but it’s ironic that an app that encourages you to play with gender has such a binary view of itYou may remember Snapchat. The app used to be hugely popular and then suddenly became irrelevant. Thanks to its viral new g...
10:17, 05/15/2019

Tight U.S. labor market shrinks gender and race gaps to record lows A tight U.S. labor market and booming demand in industries with an abundance of female workers is drawing more women back into the workforce, helping to shrink the longstanding gap in the labor participation rate between men and women to the narrowes...
01:17, 09/07/2019

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...
22:34, 05/17/2019

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."        ...
18:34, 05/16/2019

Banned Ozone-Destroying Gases Are Coming From China, Scientists Say A new study has determined that the mysterious source of ozone-destroying gases that have increased in the atmosphere recently is eastern China. Last year, scientists discovered that chlorofluorocarbons, more commonly known as CFCs, were increasing d...
13:00, 05/23/2019

‘Beautiful People’ dating site: These ‘ugly’ flaws get you banned Who asked you, Beautiful People? Users on the controversial dating website, which is said to have turned away some 8.5 million would-be members, have revealed their list of “ugly” features preventing folks from being accepted by their sup...
23:51, 05/06/2019

Giants WR Tate: Doctor told him fertility drug not banned New York Giants wide receiver Golden Tate III never hesitated to take a prescribed fertility drug because the doctor who wrote the prescription told him he had given it to other NFL players and it was not banned....
12:17, 08/15/2019

Kenya's Olympic track coach banned 10 years for corruption The Kenyan track team coach who was sent home from the 2016 Olympics was banned for 10 years Wednesday for seeking a bribe of $12,000 to help athletes beat doping tests....
19:17, 05/23/2019

Hong Kong: Banned pro-independence party chief arrested The Hong Kong National Party's Andy Chan was detained along with seven others. Civil servants are due to rally in support of the weekslong anti-government protests....
11:17, 08/02/2019

England’s Eoin Morgan banned for fourth ODI because of slow over-rate • England captain suspended for slow over-rate in third ODI• Bairstow reprimanded for hitting stumps after dismissal Eoin Morgan is set to hand over the England captaincy to Jos Buttler for Friday’s fourth one-day international against Pakistan in No...
18:51, 05/15/2019

Olympic marathon runner-up Kirwa banned 4 years for doping MONACO (AP) — Olympic marathon silver medalist Eunice Kirwa has been banned for four years for doping. The Athletics Integrity Unit says Kirwa’s ban will end on May 7, 2023, when she will be 38. Kirwa, who was born in Kenya but switched nationa...
14:00, 06/17/2019

Wickes sees 'half price discount' advert banned Home improvement retailer Wickes has been forced to withdraw a customer savings advert for a kitchen after doubling prices on the same day, wiping out any effective discount....
07:34, 06/05/2019

Dusan Borkovic banned from remainder of 2019 TCR Europe season TCR Europe frontrunner Dusan Borkovic has been banned from competing in the series for the remainder of the 2019 season for "inadmissible behaviour" at last weekend's Red Bull Ring round...
17:00, 07/16/2019

Should people without children be banned from Disney World? | Arwa Mahdawi A Facebook rant claims the theme park is blighted by ‘IMMATURE’ millennials in ‘SLUTTY’ shorts. But why would anyone without kids ever waste their time there?If you’re not a fan of unbridled capitalism, please brace yourself: I am sorry to report tha...
18:17, 07/31/2019

NYPD busts repeat city subway criminal, wants him banned A recidivist robber and subway sex offender released from jail earlier this summer has been busted — and police want to keep him out of the system for good, a high-ranking NYPD official said Wednesday. Santiago Gonzalez, 71, was arrested Tuesday afte...
11:51, 09/05/2019

Russian travel embargo worsens; flights from Georgia banned After banning Russian airlines from flying to Georgia, Moscow is to stop its southern neighbor's airlines from landing at its airports. Relations slumped this week when anti-Russia protests erupted in Tbilisi....
21:00, 06/22/2019

Russia to develop previously banned missiles, Vladimir Putin says The Russian president has expressed a "certain alarm" over the US deployment of intermediate-range conventional missiles in Asia. He said Moscow would now develop arms previously banned under the now-defunct INF Treaty....
23:00, 09/05/2019

Could Mets recoup Yoenis Cespedes’ money? Here’s what’s banned in one contract On a characteristically chaotic day — even a win didn’t make it that much better — the Mets did one thing right: They offered few facts and even fewer opinions on Yoenis Cespedes’ shocking injury at his Port St. Lucie, Fla., ranch. Clearly, they were...
21:34, 05/21/2019

US stoking tension after missile test that would have been banned under treaty, Russia says A top Russian official on Tuesday said the U.S. is stoking tension after firing a ground-based version of a Tomahawk cruise missile that was previously barred under a Cold War-era agreement between the two sides that both accused the other of violati...
16:00, 08/20/2019

Russian minister says bodies working with banned coaches could be punished Russian Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov said on Monday that local athletics federations working with coaches and doctors banned for doping could be punished....
01:51, 06/11/2019

Banned Party Drugs Worth Rs 400 Crore Seized In Manipur In one of the largest drug seizures in Manipur, the police have seized banned party drugs worth Rs 400 crore in the international market from Thoubal district, a senior police officer said on Sunday....
13:17, 08/25/2019

‘Statue of Liberty’ ticket sellers banned from Battery Park Pesky ticket sellers pushing deceptive ferry rides around — but not to — the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island are finally getting the heave ho from Battery Park, The Post has learned. NY Waterway, which manages Pier 36 at the south of M...
03:00, 08/21/2019

OIympic race walk medalist banned for 4 years for doping MONACO (AP) — Olympic race walk silver medalist Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez has been banned for four years for doping. The Athletics Integrity Unit, which prosecutes cases for the IAAF, says the Mexican walker’s ban for taking anabolic steroids to...
13:00, 05/10/2019

OIympic race walk medalist banned for four years for doping MONACO — Olympic race walk silver medalist Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez has been banned for four years for doping. The Athletics Integrity Unit, which prosecutes cases for the IAAF, says the Mexican walker’s ban for taking anabolic steroids took ef...
14:51, 05/10/2019

Europe's 5G to cost $62 billion more if Chinese vendors banned: telcos A ban on buying telecoms equipment from Chinese firms would add about 55 billion euros ($62 billion) to the cost of 5G networks in Europe and delay the technology by about 18 months, according to an industry analysis seen by Reuters....
17:17, 06/07/2019

Russia will make new missiles that would've been banned under nuclear treaty, Putin says President Vladimir Putin has said Russia will produce new missiles that would have been banned under a recently defunct nuclear arms treaty with the U.S....
22:00, 09/05/2019

Alabama church to screen banned ‘Arthur’ gay wedding episode BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A Methodist church in Alabama is screening an episode of the PBS children’s show “Arthur” that has been shunned by Alabama Public Television for featuring a same-sex wedding. AL.com reports the First United Method...
16:34, 06/03/2019

New Zealand's "Buy-Back" Scheme For Guns Banned After Christchurch Attack New Zealand's government on Thursday launched a multibillion-dollar, six-month "buy-back" scheme to compensate owners of powerful but newly banned semi-automatic weapons prohibited in the wake of......
08:51, 06/20/2019

Texas student banned from prom, suspended after racist invitation The student is banned from the prom and will be required to attend "cultural sensitivity counseling," district officials said.        ...
05:51, 05/10/2019

Farage could be banned from making European Parliament victory speech Nigel Farage could be temporarily banned from the European Parliament, after he refused to give evidence to an investigation into whether he broke its funding rules....
14:17, 06/05/2019

Principal who banned books over homosexuality is busted for child porn A Kentucky vocational school principal is facing child porn charges — a decade after he banned books for “soft pornography” and homosexual content, according to a report. Philip Todd Wilson, 54, was busted Tuesday after state troopers received a tip ...
18:17, 08/30/2019

AC Milan banned from Uefa Europa League for FFP breach, CAS confirms AC Milan have been removed from the 2019-20 Europa League season for breaching Uefa's Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) confirmed on Friday....
13:51, 06/28/2019

Russian Olympic gold medalist rower banned for doping MOSCOW (AP) — Russian rower and Olympic gold medalist Sergei Fedorovtsev has been banned for four years for doping. Fedorovtsev won Olympic gold in quadruple sculls in 2004. He tested positive for the banned substance trimetazidine shortly before an ...
04:17, 06/28/2019

Bradford’s George Flanagan banned for eight games for testicle attack • Attack made on Toronto’s French full-back Hakim Miloudi• Flanagan pleaded guilty and was also handed £250 fineThe Bradford hooker George Flanagan has been given an eight-match ban for attacking the testicles of an opponent.Flanagan, 32, was seen on...
21:18, 08/13/2019

Ukrainian Ploskina fined and banned for life for match-fixing Ukrainian Helen Ploskina, ranked 821 in the world in women's singles, has been banned for life and fined $20,000 for match-fixing offences, the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) said in a statement on Tuesday....
00:17, 05/29/2019

Upcoming Huawei Mate 30 officially banned from using Google apps The ongoing dispute between the US and China has resulted in some real strife for Huawei and its devices, making it difficult for the Chinese smartphone giant to work with American companies like Google. While things started looking up recently ...
04:51, 08/29/2019

Cubs Fan Using "OK" Hand Gesture Behind Doug Glanville Gets Banned Indefinitely At the start of the bottom of the third inning of last night’s Marlins-Cubs game, the NBC Sports Chicago broadcast cut to analyst Doug Glanville for an update. While Glanville was talking, a fan in a hoodie waved hello to the camera, flashed a peace ...
03:17, 05/09/2019

Soccer: Ibrahimovic banned for violent conduct in LA Galaxy victory LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic was handed a two-game ban for violent conduct after he grabbed New York City goalkeeper Sean Johnson by the neck in their 2-0 MLS win last Saturday....
14:17, 05/18/2019

Arsenal academy coach banned for abusive language to Under-9s referee • Alex Nichols reduced teenage female referee to tears• Nichols banned for three games and finedAn Arsenal academy coach has been fined and banned for three matches after he was found to have called a female teenage referee a “little prick” and reduc...
19:34, 06/13/2019

Indiana Pacers’ Tyreke Evans banned from NBA due to drug violation Evans, a 10-year NBA veteran who played last season for the Indiana Pacers and was set to become an unrestricted free agent, is eligible to apply for reinstatement in two years....
10:51, 05/18/2019

Europe's 5G to cost $62 billion more if Chinese vendors banned: industry A ban on buying telecoms equipment from Chinese firms would add about 55 billion euros ($62 billion) to the cost of 5G networks in Europe and delay the technology by about 18 months, according to an industry analysis seen by Reuters....
13:17, 06/07/2019

A camera phone that puts Samsung and Apple to shame now has 5G, too – but it’s banned in the US Verizon just launched the Galaxy S10 5G, but Samsung is hardly the only company putting out 5G smartphones this year. International carriers have also started rolling out 5G networks and compatible smartphones, and UK carriers are the latest ones to ...
00:51, 05/18/2019

Cowboys DE Robert Quinn banned two games for 'masking agent' Dallas Cowboys defensive end Robert Quinn has been suspended for the first two games of the 2019 season for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances....
03:17, 08/09/2019

NYPD training official: Garner officer used banned chokehold NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department official in charge of training new recruits said Tuesday that the restraint technique an officer used on Eric Garner five years ago, leading to his death, “meets the definition” of a banned c...
01:51, 05/15/2019

Warriors part-owner banned for shoving Raptors player Golden State Warriors minority owner Mark Stevens, who shoved the Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry during the NBA Finals game on Wednesday, will be fined $500,000 and banned from attending NBA games for one year, the Warriors and the NBA said on Thursday....
00:34, 06/07/2019

Huawei’s next big flagship phone launches next month, and it might be banned from using Android Huawei’s highly anticipated Mate 30 series will be formally unveiled on September 18 in Munich, though our original expectation that the phones would run Android now seems in danger of not coming to pass. Both of those facts come from a new Reu...
17:51, 08/29/2019

YouTube, Which Remains Exhaustingly Inconsistent, Reinstates Several Banned Far-Right Channels YouTube is absolutely capable of keeping white nationalists from hijacking its platform, but is it even remotely interested in doing so? Sigh along with me as we review the site’s latest exploits.Read more......
08:51, 08/31/2019

Spirit Airlines passenger banned for life after vaping on flight A 30-year-old Spirit Airlines passenger on a flight from Detroit to New Orleans recently got himself banned for life after deciding to take a smoke break in the plane's bathroom....
09:17, 06/09/2019

E-Cigarettes Banned; Health Risk To Youth, Children, Says Government E-cigarettes will be banned in India with immediate effect, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced on Wednesday. Envisioned as a tool to combat tobacco addiction, electronic cigarettes and......
14:02, 09/18/2019

Afghanistan’s football president banned for life for sexual abuse • Keramuudin Karim fined a million Swiss francs• Fifa says he abused his position of powerThe suspended Afghanistan Football Federation president, Keramuudin Karim, has been banned for life from all football-related activity and fined a million Swiss...
21:17, 06/08/2019

Google’s staff banned from protesting YouTube under the company’s banner Google has warned its employees that those who plan to ride the company’s sponsored float will not be allowed to protest against YouTube’s LGBTQ+ policy decisions.  The tech giant points out it would be in violation of the company’s code of conduct. ...
18:00, 06/25/2019

Social worker banned from work after pursuing abuse victim for sex A social worker who repeatedly called and messaged a vulnerable domestic abuse victim to tell her he was looking for a girlfriend has been suspended from the profession for a year....
21:51, 09/09/2019

Maximum Security Rider Banned 15 Days For Derby Interference LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Jockey Luis Saez has been suspended for 15 days for failing to control Maximum Security and causing interference that resulted in the horse’s historic disqualification as the Kentucky Derby winner. The decision by the Kent...
19:17, 05/13/2019

Cycling: Former Vuelta champion Cobo banned for doping violation Spain's Juan Jose Cobo has been found guilty of an anti-doping rule violation based on "abnormalities" in his biological passport between 2009 and 2011, the International Cycling Union (UCI) said on Thursday....
19:00, 06/13/2019

Unvaccinated teen banned from school during chickenpox outbreak now has the illness Jerome Kunkel came down with chickenpox last week, nearly two months after health officials restricted students without immunity at his school        ...
02:17, 05/09/2019

American pastor known for hateful views banned from Ireland, report says A controversial anti-gay and anti-Semitic preacher from Arizona who prayed for former President Barack Obama's death has reportedly become the first person banned from Ireland under an exclusion order....
19:34, 05/13/2019

Hells Angels biker gangs banned by Netherlands court Judges in the Netherlands said the biker gang was led by "a culture of violence" and represented a danger to the public. It is the third biker gang to be banned in the country since 2017....
19:34, 05/29/2019

It's a girl! Anna Duggar reveals sex of baby No. 6 with Josh during beehive gender reveal Anna Duggar and husband Josh Duggar, the eldest of Jim Bob and Michelle's 19 kids, announced what their sixth child is "gonna bee" with a beehive.        ...
14:00, 06/21/2019

Cheney says 'send her back' chants were 'absolutely wrong,' but weren't about Omar's race or gender House Republican Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., decried on Sunday the “send her back” chants directed at freshmen Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., at a rally for President Trump last week as “inappropriate,” but denied that the chants were in res...
21:51, 07/21/2019

Elizabeth Warren's plan to eliminate the gender wage gap discredits the accomplishments of minority women Government has a new moral and economic imperative, according to presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren, who vowed to wield the power of the Oval Office against the “systemic discrimination” minority women face in the workforce....
05:00, 07/06/2019

For Many Black Voters, Beating ‘The Donald’ in 2020 Trumps Race, Gender or More-Progressive Concerns When it comes to looking ahead to the 2020 presidential election, many black voters aren’t focused on race, gender or who can out-progessive who. They’re focused on ousting Donald Trump from the White House....
06:34, 06/07/2019

Skirt or trousers? Mexican gender-neutral school uniform plan creates stir A proposal to allow children in Mexico City to decide whether to wear skirts or trousers to school has caused a swirl of controversy in a country long regarded as a bastion of Roman Catholic family values....
01:00, 06/05/2019

Idaho governor balks after 9th Circuit puts state on hook for convict's gender surgery Idaho’s Republican governor vowed Friday that his state would not pay for the gender reassignment surgery of a convicted sex offender after an appeals court ruled the state was responsible for providing the $20,000 to $30,000 procedure....
20:51, 08/24/2019

Promoting gender equality a ‘crucial contribution’ in effort to restore, protect our planet’s oceans Women are engaged in all aspects of interaction with our ocean, yet their voices are often missing at the decision-making level, the head of the United Nations cultural agency said on World Oceans Day, emphasizing that “we must ensure diversity and g...
19:51, 06/08/2019

Policeman arrested after student uses Snapchat's 'gender swap' filter to pose as underage girl Officer Robert Davies is on paid leave after being charged with communicating with a minor to commit a felonyA California student used a “gender swap” filter on Snapchat to pose as an underage girl in a vigilante effort that led to a police officer’s...
02:00, 06/13/2019

The wild race to lead the Democrats could break the gender mould of US politics | Emma Brockes Six female candidates have more chance of avoiding sexist stereotyping than poor, isolated Hillary ClintonIt was a strange experience, watching the US Democratic candidates’ debate this week, and not having one’s eye drawn to the traditional solitary...
21:17, 06/27/2019

Law requiring women on corporate boards sets 'gender-based quota,' group argues A new California law requiring publicly traded corporations in the state to include women on their boards of directors is facing its first legal challenge....
21:00, 08/10/2019

Fourth suspect indicted in murder-for-hire at fake gender-reveal party in Ohio Vandell Slade, 30, has been charged with murder and attempted murder, according to court documents. There is a warrant out for his arrest.        ...
07:19, 08/15/2019

Megan Thee Stallion Says ‘Hot Girl Summer’ Is Gender Neutral, So Get Ready to Drive the Boat With her latest project, Megan Thee Stallion officially ushered in summer and we’ve been jubilantly twerking ever since. With bop after bop, she’s giving us hits that bless not only our lives but our Instagram captions....
03:34, 06/26/2019