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Robin Thicke Named Sexist of the Year

57 minutes agoTelevision / Reality TV :

Sorry Robin Thicke, you’ve been named Sexist of the Year. And if you read that as sexiest, that’s really really wrong. Thicke was given the title by the End Violence Against Women Coalition, who made their decision based on the super...Show More Summary

Urban Planner: April 17, 2014

4 hours agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

In today's Urban Planner: men and boys discuss violence against women, Ophelia and Desdemona revisited, and discopaths. Talks: Most women are familiar with conversations about how to avoid, deal with, and recover from violence at the hands of men. Show More Summary

HIV-positive women respond well to HPV vaccine, study shows

A vaccine can safely help the vast majority of HIV-positive women produce antibodies against the cancer-causing human papillomavirus, even if their immune system is weak and even if they've had some prior HPV exposure, a three-nation clinical trial found. Show More Summary

HIV+ women respond well to HPV vaccine

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — HIV-positive women respond well to a vaccine against the human papillomavirus (HPV), even when their immune system is struggling, according to newly published results of an international clinical trial. Show More Summary

BLM Protesters Wanted Women as Human Shields

It appears that the anti-government activists protesting the Bureau of Land Management's actions against a Nevada cattle rancher were considering using women as a human shield if a gun battle had erupted during the standoff. RichardShow More Summary

Poll: Abbott Holds Commanding Lead over Wendy Davis with Female Voters

Fresh Public Policy Polling (PPP) indicates that Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has not only survived—but thrived—amid Wendy Davis’ prolonged effort to sour female voters against the GOP with the “War on Women” strategy. New PPP numbers show Abbott holding a commanding lead among female voters 49 to 41 percent. Show More Summary

President Carter's Listicle to Advance Women

Fri April 11, 2014 President Carter's Listicle to Advance Women By Maggie Freleng According to Former President Carter, the number one challenge in the world today is the discrimination and abuse against women. Indeed, a few weeks ago,...Show More Summary

A Hairbrained Regulation, Ctd

A reader quotes Elizabeth Nolan Brown on the controversy over the Army’s new hairstyle guidelines, which critics say are biased against black women: “Why not start from a place of allowing women and their immediate supervisors to make those determinations?” Yeah, because if there are two things a military is about, they are decentralized management and individual […]

Tuesday Speed Read: Taxes, South Carolina, Ohio, Michigan, Violence Against Women Act

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

TAX DAY PROTEST: Equality South Carolina is staging a tax day protest in Columbia, the state capital, today to show support for same-sex couples in South Carolina who have married in other states but must lie on their state tax...

Violet Blue talks sexting, revenge porn, and why we should be a little scared of Tinder

The author of The Smart Girl's Guide to Privacy, Blue is giving women the tools to protect themselves against trolls, creeps, and spammers.

Theme park bans male nudity. Finally, the backlash against 'moobs' begins

Good news for all those planning to visit Adventure Island in Southend this year: they’ve banned men from baring their chests. There’s no explicit ban on women doing the same, but the rule probably applies equally. What a score for civilisation! Can we extend Adventure Island’s rules to the rest of the country? There are [...]

Women's Grand Prix round 5 report

An apparently pacific 5th round After the rest day, the podium remains unaltered: Hou Yifan cruises to another win against Nafisa Muminova, running with a full point away from Anna Muzychuk. The Slovenian GM drew Antoaneta Stefanova, being on the second place unshared with 3.5 points. Show More Summary

UFC on Fox 11: Miesha Tate vs. Liz Carmouche Full Head-to-Toe Breakdown

UFC on Fox 11 will feature an intriguing women's bantamweight tilt in the co-main event. No. 3-ranked Miesha Tate will try to pick up her first win since the summer of 2012 against No. 7-ranked Liz Carmouche. This bout is not only interesting due to the rank of the fighters, but because both were handled easily by champion Ronda Rousey in 2013. Show More Summary

Statistical Frauds

The “war on women” political slogan is in fact a war against common sense. It is a statistical fraud when Barack Obama and other politicians say that women earn only 77 percent of what men earn — and that this is because of discrimination. It...Show More Summary

Courageous Patriotic Bundy Ranch 'Militia' Planned to Use Women as Human Shields

YouTube The noble, courageous American patriots fighting against tyranny at the Bundy Ranch moronic convergence were planning to use women as human shields. "We were actually strategizing to put all the women up at the front," Mack said in a Fox News clip pulled by The Blaze. "If they are going...

Bundy Ranch Militia Considered Using Women As Human Shields

The fine gentlemen who threatened violence against the federal government, even though they’re wrong about who owns the land, were going to use women as human shields. The Blaze, the conservative news site affiliated with Glenn Beck, flagged the comments made Monday by Richard Mack, identified as a former Arizona sheriff who had joined more […]

Sex offenders charged with rape, murder of four Orange County women

Murder and rape charges were filed Monday against two registered sex offenders accused of killing four women who vanished from the streets of Orange County.

Sexual Assault Is a Crime Against Women's Health

In 1974, the women's liberation movement was in full swing. My class at Baylor College of Medicine had over 30 female students, more than in previous years. We felt powerful -- like trailblazers doing our share for women and equality. Show More Summary

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