On Friday, chaotic clashes broke out in Georgia as an angry mob -- comprised mainly of young men but also including robed priests and some women -- descended on a gay rights rally commemorating International Day Against Homophobia. A...Show More Summary
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Post by Adriana Velez Today is International Firefighters Day! It's a great day to think about all the men and women who risk their lives to keep us all safe. This is a demanding job that requires skill, knowledge, quick-thinking, courage, and a lot of heart. Show More Summary
From the May 2 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Rush Limbaugh Show: Previously: On International Women's Day, Limbaugh Defends His Use Of The Term "Feminazi" Limbaugh Blames Feminism For "Ruining Women" Limbaugh Cites Widely Mocked Article To Justify His Decades Of Sexism
I always found it a bit confusing that May Day was on the same day as International Workers' Day, meaning that the images I had of women in diaphanous dresses cavorting around a flower-draped pole were always intermingled with images of huge Soviet trucks towing ICBMs through Red Square. Read more...
On April 25, we celebrate Girls in ICT Day, established by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) in 2010 to inspire girls to consider a career in technology. Women are half the world's population and half the world's talent, but there's a persistent gender gap in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) field. Show More Summary
A recent international study by LinkedIn was released last month in honor of International Women’s Day. The study, called What Women Want at Work, was done in partnership with Cross-Tab Survey. 5,300 women in 13 countries were asked for their thoughts on what makes an ideal work environment. Show More Summary
Tilly Gray seizes Women’s 200m butterfly gold – 2013 British International Tilly Gray of Loughborough University seized gold medal of the Women’s 200m butterfly on day one of the 2013 British International in Leeds, UK on Saturday, March...Show More Summary
Femke Heemskerk grabs Women’s 200m freestyle gold – 2013 British International Femke Heemskerk of the Netherlands grabbed the gold medal of the Women’s 200m freestyle on opening day of the 2013 British International in Leeds, UK on Friday,...Show More Summary
Jeanette Ottesen Gray pockets Women’s 50m butterfly gold – 2013 British International Jeanette Ottesen Gray of Denmark pocketed the gold medal of the Women’s 50m butterfly on opening day of the 2013 British International in Leeds, UK,...Show More Summary
Last October, I wrote a post discussing FEMEN’s tactics to “liberate” Muslim women in France. Since then, FEMEN has hit the media again with their International Topless Jihad Day campaign, which was said to be in support of Amina Tyler, who despite her association with FEMEN has condemned the burning of Islamic symbols and the [...]
It seems these days that everyone has an opinion about Fallon Fox, MMA's first transgender fighter. Should she be allowed to compete against women? The International Olympic Committee says yes. UFC announcer Joe Rogan says no. "You're a f ing man," he said on his popular podcast. Show More Summary
FEMEN, the "sextremist" feminist group known for staging topless protests, declared yesterday "International Topless Jihad Day" in solidarity with Amina Tyler, a 19 year old Tunisian activist who had received death threats after posting topless pictures of herself to Femen's Tunisian Facebook page. Show More Summary
This post was written by Jordan Young of the Knight News Innovation Lab and originally appeared on the Lab's blog. International Women's Day is always inspiring and encouraging. But this past March 8 was even more special. That's the...Show More Summary
Tomorrow, the United States women’s national team takes on Germany in an international friendly in Offenbach, Germany. The game is the first of a two-match set of European friendlies over the next six days, with the U.S. following up its game against Germany with a match against the Netherlands on April 9. Show More Summary
Molly Renshaw pockets Women’s 200m breaststroke gold – 2013 British International Molly Renshaw of Derventio pocketed the gold medal of the Women’s 200m breaststroke on opening day of the 2013 British International in Leeds, UK, on Friday,...Show More Summary
The Game Developers Conference is wrapping up today in San Francisco. But the controversy is just beginning. Two nights ago, the International Game Developer's Association co-threw a party for industry members following the day's sessions at the GDC. Show More Summary
Gail Collins has a terrific piece in how the GOP used to be concerned about the environment, but now, not so much. The whole column, “Cooling on Warming,” is worth reading, but one thing in particular caught my eye: … earlier this month, a deeply noncontroversial Senate resolution commemorating International Women’s Day had to be [...]
With International Women's Day behind us and Women's History Month nearly over, we must work with the belief that the best way to honor the women of the past is to build a future where all people, regardless of gender, are afforded the same essential rights that all deserve.
Finally a protest we can all support. The international topless feminist group Femen has declared April 4 “Topless Jihad Day” in support of women’s rights in Muslim countries. The Huffington Post reported: 4 April is International Topless Jihad Day! We … Continue reading ?