Dior’s Maria Grazia Chiuri on feminism, the female gaze and working with women photographers

Christian Dior’s The Female Gaze podcast series took on a new dimension on Friday, as its new episode featured an interview with creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri, who described herself as a political couturier. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL … Read more…

Cindy Cone becomes first female president of U.S. Soccer Federation

Carlos Cordeiro resigned as U.S. Soccer Federation president on Thursday night, three days after the organization filed legal papers in a gender discrimination claiming women players had less physical ability and responsibility than men. His decision elevated former American midfielder … Read more…

This underfunded female demographic is launching the most start-ups in America, far from Silicon Valley

Despite the lack of capital, black women are starting businesses at the fastest clip of any racial group, according to research by American Express. Since 2007, the number of firms owned by African-American women has grown by 164%. Small Business … Read more…

Families of 3 Female High School Runners Sue to Stop Transgender Athletes From Competing

(HARTFORD, Conn.) — The families of three female high school runners filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday seeking to block transgender athletes in Connecticut from participating in girls sports. Selina Soule, a senior at Glastonbury High School, Chelsea Mitchell, a senior … Read more…

Warren Absorbs All the Downsides of Being a Female Candidate With Little of the History-Making Chatter

Getty CONCORD, New Hampshire—Standing in the back of the gymnasium at the Rundlett Middle School in Concord, New Hampshire, Heather Frye waited patiently to hear Elizabeth Warren speak. A native of nearby Bow, she was still surveying her options in … Read more…

Louisiana Governor Appoints First Black Female Police Captain In State History

Democratic Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards announced that Treone Larvadain has been promoted to lead the Protective Services for the Louisiana State Police.  This promotion makes Captain Larvadain the first African-American female captain in Louisiana State Police history. The role … Read more…

Denver Insurance Company to Pay $20.5 Million for Discriminating Against Black and Female Employees

A Denver insurance company will be paying $ 20.5 million to black and female employees who filed complaints of racial and sexual discrimination, according to The Denver Post. Black employees at Jackson National Life Insurance in Denver were passed over … Read more…

Female Syrian doctor saved lives in an underground hospital during airstrikes | Nightline

Nightline BEST DEAL UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating over … Read more…

HuffPost Her Stories: Witch Hunts Are Back — And Now They’re Targeting Female Activists

Plus: Outgoing Rep. Katie Hill blasts a culture of misogyny. Women Special News Bulletin http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick … Read more…

Olivia Wilde Details Booksmart Airplane Edits — And They All Have To Do With Female Sexuality

Earlier this week, a fan tweeted Olivia Wilde to let her know that a lesbian kissing scene had been cut from ‘Booksmart’ on her flight. Today (October 30), Wilde posted a series of tweets bringing awareness to unfair censorship on … Read more…

Houston Astros Fire Assistant GM After Outburst at Female Reporters

HOUSTON — The Astros have fired assistant general manager Brandon Taubman for directing inappropriate comments at female reporters following Houston’s pennant-winning victory over the New York Yankees. The team released a statement Thursday that said Taubman’s conduct did not reflect … Read more…

Nasty Gal and Cara Delevingne reference female rock icons in their fashion collaboration

The Nasty Gal label has collaborated with model and actress Cara Delevingne for a collection that draws on her personal style as well as that of rock icons.It’s yet another collaboration for Cara Delevingne. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL … Read more…

Always To Remove Female Symbol From Packaging In Response To Trans Activists…Folks Feel A Way

Source: Kesinee Srisura / EyeEm / Getty People have done some interesting things to raise awareness about trans rights and inclusion. Activist Ericka Hart intentionally spilled a drop of her menstrual blood on the floor in a men’s restroom to … Read more…

Megan Thee Stallion, Nicki Minaj And The Female Rap Collaborations Taking Over Hip-Hop

From “Ladies First” to “Hot Girl Summer,” a look at the camaraderie among women in rap over the years. Black Voices – Black News, Entertainment, Style and Culture SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

Bag Secured: Rihanna Is Now The Richest Female Musician In The World

Source: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin / Getty One massive deal with French luxury behemoths LVMH has put Rihanna in rarified company. Forbes has crowned her the world’s wealthiest female musician at $ 600 million, surpassing Madonna ($ 570 million), Céline Dion ($ 450) and Beyoncé ($ 400 million). LVMH, owned by billionaire Bernard Arnault partnered … Read more…

You can build a billion-dollar unicorn and still go on maternity leave. These female CEOs prove it

Rent the Runway CEO Jennifer Hyman is out on maternity leave, and 23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki's due date is nearing. These female leaders of 2019 CNBC Disruptor 50 start-ups are offering broad family-leave benefits to employees. Media BEST DEAL UPDATE: … Read more…

The Incredible Saga of Tracy Edwards: A Real-Life Female Superhero Who Sailed Around the World

Sony Pictures Classics In 1989, the first-ever all-female team entered the Whitbread Race to sail around the world. Everyone, from the (male) sailors who scoffed at their efforts to the (male) journalists who took bets on how far they’d make … Read more…

The Incredible Saga of Tracy Edwards: A Real-Life Female Superhero Who Sailed Around the World

Sony Pictures Classics In 1989, the first-ever all-female team entered the Whitbread Race to sail around the world. Everyone, from the (male) sailors who scoffed at their efforts to the (male) journalists who took bets on how far they’d make … Read more…

These Queer Women Don’t Care That Pete Buttigieg Is Gay—They Want a Female President

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photos Getty He makes jokes about Grindr. He embraces his husband in public. He talks about coming out. It’s no surprise that Pete Buttigieg, the Democratic candidate running to be the first openly … Read more…

‘Female cotton farmers in Pakistan will be the voice of empowerment and gender equality’

Trailblazing sustainable farming practices in Pakistan, an increasing number of female cotton farmers are defying social convention to drive positive change, writes Nicola Moyne Sustainable farming practices are firmly on the agenda in Pakistan thanks to a growing community of … Read more…

Afghanistan’s version of ‘American Idol’ has its first female winner

Zahra Elham’s high-pitched voice and calm demeanor apparently won over both male and female viewers of “Afghan Star,” a competition whose long and complicated history reflects the friction between a younger generation’s excitement over a popular TV show and conservative … Read more…

Anna Paquin’s Character In The New Series ‘Flack’ Is Unlike Any Female Protagonist | PeopleTV

PeopleTV SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of … Read more…

Lil’ Wayne Co-Founded Sports Agency Brings on Powerful Black Female Sports Agent In Acquisition

Nicole Lynn is in a very unique position. She is the first black female sports agent to represent top NFL agency, PlayersRep. In 2017, PlayersRep was acquired by Young Money APAA Sports Agency owned by world-renowned rapper, Lil’ Wayne. In an industry very … Read more…

Sammi Giancola Planning On Returning To ‘Jersey Shore?’ – She’s Still Close With The Female Cast Members!

It turns out that Sammi Giancola is still pretty close with her former female Jersey Shore co-stars even though she refused to be part of the reboot. Is she considering a return nowadays? The answer’s pretty clear as far as … Read more…

Female journalists shine a light on the sometimes-deadly process of giving birth

Around the world, and right here in the U.S., giving birth is still a dangerous experience, particularly for black women. ABC News: Health SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high … Read more…

The Amazon-Berkshire-JPM health venture just hired first female exec, from a big insurance company

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and J.P. Morgan have hired Dana Safran from Blue Cross Blue Shield.  Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL … Read more…

Blumhouse Productions head Jason Blum apologizes for ‘dumb’ comments about female horror directors

Jason Blum, the founder and CEO of the production company behind horror hits like “Get Out” and “Paranormal Activity,” has apologized for lamenting the lack of female horror directors. Blum said sorry for his “dumb” comments Wednesday night on Twitter … Read more…

Maya Gabeira Breaks GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ For The Largest Wave Surfed Unlimited (Female)

WSL PRESS RELEASE Nazaré, Portugal (Monday, October 1, 2018) – Today, the World Surf League (WSL) proudly announced that Maya Gabeira (BRA) has claimed the inaugural Women’s XXL Biggest Wave Award and set a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for … Read more…