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NCAA allows women’s tournament to use ‘M

Three congressional lawmakers have sent a letter to NCAA President Mark Emmert accusing the organization of making “insufficient progress” in addressing the “historically disparate” treatment of male and female athletes. Singled out March Madness basketball tournaments, Democratic Reps. Carolyn Maloney of New York, Jackie Speier of California, and Mikie Sherrill of New Jersey said the […]

Roma resistance: dismantling anti-Roma r...

Paula was hired by phone to work in a restaurant. His first day went well. Despite the difficulty of the work, she did a good job. When she finished, the director approached her and asked her an unexpected question: “Are you a Gypsy?”. She was never called back. The episode was denounced a few months […]

International Women’s Day Quotes: Inspir

International Women’s Day is fast approaching (March 8). Before the big date, we looked at the key events being held for the date; we discussed women-led businesses you can support and we also looked at media (books, podcasts and shows) created by and for women. Today we want to discuss inspirational quotes, adjacent to International […]

FICTION: THE PRINCE OF CASANOVA – Journa

Genji Ki Kahaani [The Tale of Genji] is the Urdu translation of the Japanese classic Genji Monogatari by Murasaki Shikibu. The original was written – according to the book’s foreword – around 1000-1012 CE during the Heian Empire period (794-1185 CE) and reputed to be the first novel ever written. The eminent scholar Baqar Naqvi […]

Why Spartan Men Had Such Long, Beautiful...

An ancient Greek vase depicting warriors with long flowing locks. Credit: public domain In ancient Greece, hair was an important indicator of class and place of origin. Notably, Spartan men were known for their long, flowing hair, which became linked to ancient warriors of antiquity. While many would not associate long, beautiful hair with the […]

HBO’s ‘The Gilded Age’ Tells the Untold,

‘Downton Abbey’ fans rejoiced in Julian Fellowes’ new historical drama ‘The Gilded Age’. Instead of early 20th century London, audiences are transported to the (truly new) New York of 1882, where aristocrats Agnes van Rhijn and Ada Brook reside. Despite the different settings, “The Gilded Age” has much the same aspects as its predecessor: conflict […]

Action! The Met Gala exhibition will hi...

This photo combination shows the filmmakers, top row from left, Janicza Bravo, Sofia Coppola, Julie Dash Tom Ford, bottom row from left, Regina King, Martin Scorsese, Autumn de Wilde and Chloé Zhao, which will be part of the latest Costume Institute exhibition kicking off the gala on May 2. Curator Andrew Bolton announced on Monday […]

How Gandhi made kindness a political phi...

Gandhi’s assassin, Nathuram Godse, looks like the prodigal son who wishes to be absolved of the guilt of taking a man’s life. His justification for killing the Mahatma appeals to a paternal sense of benevolence on the part of the public, as can be seen in his last speech before the court which sentenced him […]

The 10 Most Diverse Comic Book Character...

Representation matters. Diversity should be embraced, celebrated and encouraged. The diversity of races, genders, sexualities and representations of disabilities is unavoidable. Much like movies and television, comics are the perfect platform to showcase the differences between people while providing positive portrayal. RELATED: 10 Comics To Read For LGBTQA+ Representation (And Why) While it’s taken mainstream […]

Amazon says first clothing store will be...

January 21, 2022 Amazon.com has to become the largest clothing retailer in the United States without any stores. Now he plans to open his first clothing store this year under the Amazon Style banner. The 30,000-square-foot store featuring men’s and women’s apparel, footwear and accessories will open in Glendale, Calif., at The Americana at Brand, […]

40% of women have less than $100 in thei...

Bank / Savings Account An alarming number of women have little or no money in their bank accounts, according to a recent GOBankingRates survey. Forty percent of women have $100 or less in their savings account compared to only 26% of men. Additionally, women are more likely to report having less in their checking accounts, […]

The 5 Best TV Shows Right Now: Yellowjac...

This week, we say goodbye to three series that highlight three different ways to hit hard in today’s age of television. There are yellow jackets, a weekly release that has gained steam (and theories) throughout its season, station eleven which featured paired episode drops on a major platform, and The extent, which (despite being a […]

‘No more men hating men,’ shout Korean a

Bae In-kyu, leader of Man on Solidarity, one of South Korea’s most active anti-feminist groups, leads a rally in Seoul on December 12. (Photo: The New York Times) SEOUL: They have manifested themselves whenever women have stood up against sexual violence and gender bias in South Korea. Dozens of young men, mostly dressed in black, […]

Japanese women fight pervasive sexism

In the 2021 election, only 9.7% of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party candidates were women. (Carl Court / Pool photo via AP) The legislative elections to Japan’s lower house last October were the first since the Law on “Promoting Gender Equality in Politics” three years earlier. Yet the number of women elected to the House […]

The new political cry in South Korea: “O

SEOUL – They have come forward whenever women have come together against sexual violence and gender bias in South Korea. Dozens of young men, mostly dressed in black, mocked the protesters, shouting and chanting, “Noise! Dull noise! ​​”To mimic the noise they said the“ ugly feminist pigs ”made when they walked. “Out with the enemies […]

50 years of the best of female writing

During the 1970s, despite an industry dominated by men, women writers began to occupy a central place in literature. Today, we can say that women writers and editors dominate publishing, such has been the strength of this movement. Indeed, a recent Sunday Times article questioned whether young male novelists were being left out and whether […]

I’m the breadwinner of my family and I h

On a recent trip to our local restaurant, my husband and I finished our meal and asked for the bill. When the waiter returned, she placed it in front of my husband. Slightly annoyed, I moved it to my side of the cabin and placed the debit card in my name on top of the […]

Women say they do most of the housework,...

FILE – Consumers shop at a grocery store in Niles, Ill. On Saturday, November 13, 2021. A new poll from the University of Chicago’s Harris School of Public Policy and the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research found that although women generally expect to do more in their household, Americans without children are still […]

India was a “big game” for the British.

Pictorial representation of the Cipaye rebellion 1857 | Wikimedia Commons Text size: A- A + IIn 1803, the Company saw fit to retain the Emperor as a puppet – for a time at least – rather than abruptly ending the dynasty. There seemed to be a profit in such a move. The detention of the […]

The only two tips you will ever need

As a writer, podcaster, and economist – not necessarily in that order – I get a lot of emails asking for advice. People ask me for my opinion not only on economic issues but also on what kind of job they should get, if they have to go back to school, if they have to […]

Hillary Clinton shares what she’s prepar

In a soon-to-be-released Masterclass episode on “The Power of Resilience,” the 2016 Democratic presidential candidate and former Secretary of State reads the remarks she had prepared to deliver in New York on November 8 2016, before it became clear that Donald Trump won the election. “I’ve never shared this with anyone. I’ve never read it […]

What happened to the inspired language o...

On the occasion of the 93rd birthday today from one of the founding thinkers of dance, we reproduce a lecture titled “Changing Phases of Bharatanatyam”, which she delivered (with a demonstration of segments of her revolutionary 1985 choreographic production “Angika”) at the session of the morning of the annual Madras Academy of Music festival, January […]

What inspired Tracy Oliver to create the...

Tracy Oliver is best known for bringing the hit comedy of 2017 Girls’ trip with Queen Latifah, Tiffany Haddish, Jada Pinkett Smith and Regina King. This is the role that made Tiffany Haddish a star and the first film released by a black woman for gross of over $ 100 million at the box office. […]

Reviews | Why the feminist movement nee...

And that ultimately weakens the cause of feminism because it excludes many women, especially young women. Young pro-life women often see themselves as committed to both the protection of the unborn child and the development of women. In a 2015 poll by the Public Religion Research Institute, more than half of millennial women who identified […]

In opposing styles, 2 African artists ca...

LONDON – At first glance, the works of Marcellina Akpojotor and Sungi Mlengeya seemingly have nothing in common. Ms. Akpojotor’s luminous canvases are imbued with color and textiles, and Ms. Mlengeya creates stripped-down black and white works that amaze with their simplicity. “One is more minimalist, while the other is loaded with craftsmanship, skill, nuance, […]

“Facebook made me realize I don’t have a

Louise Nealon was 18 when she had a dream that belonged to someone else. “The dream was not very alive. It was just a general feeling of being disembodied. What I remember more than the dream is the feeling of disappearing completely from myself. It may sound like an experience of a nervous breakdown, and […]

8 things we learned after watching Lady ...

The wonderful documentary on the life and times of English feminist and novelist Jackie Collins, Lady Boss: The Jackie Collins Story highlights the captivating and inspiring life she led until her departure. RELATED: 8 Books Being Adapted In Upcoming Movies & TV Shows Jackie Collins was and remains one of the world’s most popular writers, […]

Leaving the Heian: a sexual revolution i...

What’s wrong with sex? Nothing; it’s wonderful: “Young women melt men’s hearts with red and powder and songs and smiles… Ah! … A date in a boat on the waves is equivalent to a life of delicious encounters. Thus the courtier poet Oe Yukitoki (955-1010) celebrated the asobi (women of pleasure) of his day. Their […]