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Outcry Follows Gang Rape In Brazil, Raising Alarms About Sexual Violence

6 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

Police say they are investigating the possible rape of a 16-year-old girl by at least 30 men — and an online video. Activists are calling attention to violence against women in the country.

EEOC Finds Silicon Valley filled with Racist, Sexist Criminals

Expect the summer of deflection to continue. I have bad news. I have discovered the reason that there is a lack of diversity in Silicon Valley. It is because HR managers there are actively discriminating against women and minorities. Michelle...Show More Summary

Gang Rape Posted To Social Media Is Forcing Brazil To Confront Violence Against Women

12 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

BRASÍLIA — Shortly after midnight on Wednesday, 20-year-old Michel Brasil da Silva uploaded a 30-second clip to Twitter, accompanied by the words: “They smashed the chick. Do you get it or do you not get it? lol” The clip showed an undressed, unconscious woman lying on a bare mattress. Show More Summary

Megan Crabbe proves that nobody knows 'what real bodies look like anymore.' And also that women sit.

14 hours agoHumor / odd : Happy Place

While models and women on Instagram like to post their most flattering pics of them standing up doing a fancy pose, it turns out that women are also prone to sitting down. When seated, reality and gravity conspires against the women to have their stomach flesh form rolls, no matter how #sculpted those abs may be while standing. Show More Summary

Miesha Tate puts Conor McGregor in his place: Don't get big headed and think you're above it all -- that's the downfall

Now that Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight titleholder Miesha Tate is done picking up the pieces, she can focus on her upcoming title defense against Amanda Nunes at the UFC 200 pay-per-view (PPV) card on July...Show More Summary

Wollstonecraft’s Legacy

“Inspired by her governess, the radical feminist philosopher Mary Wollstonecraft, Margaret King cast aside her immense privilege, cross-dressed as a man to go to medical school, and inspired a new generation of women to push against the rigid conventions of their era.” Meet Margaret King at Longreads. The post Wollstonecraft’s Legacy appeared first on The Millions.

Patriarchy on the grill

Patriarchy's scary to think about. Trump-style machismo is getting big, #GamerGate hounds women who speak out against sexism, an angry-dude campaign is out to sink the new Ghostbusters before it even premieres … You could consider it all a crushing, terrifying fact of life... or you could point out how weird it is, stare at its face, and laugh — it's got one fragile ego.…

Target Execs. Deny Drop in Sales Result of Giving Men Access to Women's Bathrooms

Retail giant Target continues to deny suggestions that there is a direct link between its stock market troubles and the ongoing conservative boycott against its transgender bathroom policies, and said that consumer interest had been declining even before the boycott began.

Green Party's Jill Stein on the Feminist Case Against Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton's plan to win the White House relies heavily on winning the support of women voters. And she shouldn't have much problem doing that: Not only does she have the endorsements of many marquee women's organizations — EMILY's List, NOW and Planned Parenthood, for example — she'll likely face...

Press Statement: Bastar and the Bogey of Anti-Nationalisms-WSS

Statement of WSS in response to the attacks on an independent study team in Bastar and local villagers helping them, and a solidarity event in Kolkata WSS (Women against Sexual Repression and State Violence) strongly condemns two recent incidents of … Continue reading ?

NYC Faces Legal Challenge For Making Homeless People "Move Along"

Police officers order homeless men and women to "move along" from city parks and sidewalks on a daily basis, in violation of a city law that prohibits profiling based on housing status, according to a complaint filed today against the city by the New York Civil Liberties Union on behalf of the advocacy group Picture The Homeless. [ more › ]

Early Addition: Harassment Against Women On Twitter Is Out Of Control

Because MC Hammer is terrified of hammers, check out today's mid-day links: Upper East Side tower halted, Gawker for sale, macro pigs, sexual harassment in virtual reality, Paul Simon new album, and Ringo the rhino. Don't forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat, and like us on Facebook. Show More Summary

Baylor officially firing Art Briles amid scandal

The Bears were under fire for their handling of alleged violence against women by players. Now, their coach has been "suspended with intent to terminate." Update: Baylor will fire head coach Art Briles, as previously reported by ESPN. Show More Summary

Woman Who Accused Bill Clinton of Rape ‘Appreciative’ of Trump Bringing Up Charges

2 days agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

Donald Trump is now entrenched in his campaign against Hillary Clinton, and his grand plan to undermine her support with women is to remind them that her husband has been accused of sexual assault. On Tuesday he released a 15-second Instagram ad that featured Bill Clinton sucking on a cigar ... More »

Trump Accidentally Reveals His Next Attack On Hillary

Two days after Donald Trump released a clip in which he hinted at Bill Clinton's sexual transgressions by featuring two women - Kathleen Willey and Juanita Broaddrick - who have made rape accusations against the former president, and...Show More Summary

Stanford, Washington meet for NCAA women's title

3 days agoSports / Golf : USAToday: Golf

Washington freshman Sarah Rhee leads Huskies to improbable rally to reach NCAA final against Stanford        

CNN's Baldwin Complains: 'We're Not Airing' Clinton's 'Dirty Laundry Here'

During Tuesday’s primary coverage on CNN, Brooke Baldwin silenced a conservative pundit after she brought up Bill Clinton’s sexual assaults against women. Baldwin brought on liberal commentator and former Obama Administration official...Show More Summary

Nets Rush to Defend Clintons Against Trump’s ‘Discredited’ Attacks

On Tuesday, all three network morning shows denounced Donald Trump’s campaign ad going after Bill Clinton’s treatment of women as a “another low” in the presidential race and parroted Hillary Clinton’s campaign talking points dismissing...Show More Summary

The ACLU continues its attack on Catholic hospitals

The ACLU is back. Today they filed a new lawsuit demanding all documents related to complaints against Catholic hospitals. This is a blatant fishing expedition for “proof” that Catholic hospitals are ‘harming’ women. You and I know the ACLU is engaged in a shameless propaganda war against Catholic healthcare. In fact, it is entirely possible they [...]

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