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In a First for Miss America, All Top Spots Held by Women

May 17, 2018 |

The Miss America Organization is putting women in its three top leadership positions following an email scandal in which male officials were caught making vulgar and insulting comments about past winners of the beauty pageant. The organization tells the AP it is appointing Regina Hopper as president and CEO of…
Newser

Workplace equality won’t happen if women have to fight for it alone

May 13, 2018 |

It started as a viral newspaper column in 2014, intended as a communication guide for men. Three years later, Joanne Lipman has turned her observations from the workplace and conversations with business leaders into a book — “That’s What She Said: What Men Need to Know (and Women Need to Tell Them)…


L.A. Times – Business

82 Women Will Walk Cannes Red Carpet in Silent Protest

May 12, 2018 |

Eighty-two women are set to walk the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday, and it’s a meaningful figure. The number 82 corresponds with the number of films directed by women to ever play in the festival’s prestigious Palme d’Or competition over its 71 years—in contrast to…
Newser

Japanese Lawmaker Retracts Remarks on Single Women

May 12, 2018 |

Japanese lawmaker Kanji Kato is in the hot seat for suggesting that Japanese women who don’t have children are a burden to society. “I tell them that if they don’t get married then they won’t be able to have children and that they’ll end up in a care home paid…
Newser

Making Gina Haspel CIA chief would send a message — We need women as much as men to protect America

May 9, 2018 |

President Trump’s nominee to lead the CIA, Gina Haspel, faces an uphill battle this week as Democratic senators push back against her confirmation to become America’s top spy.
FOX News

More Trouble for Charlie Rose: 3 Women File Sex Abuse Suit

May 5, 2018 |

The accusations just keep coming for former CBS star Charlie Rose. Three former colleagues have filed a suit in New York State Supreme Court accusing Rose of “blatant and repeated sexual harassment” against the junior female employees, per USA Today . The suit comes on the heels of a Washington Post…
Newser

Roy Moore Names 4 Women in Defamation Suit

May 1, 2018 |

Failed Alabama US Senate candidate Roy Moore revealed in his first public appearance since losing a special election to Doug Jones in December that he’s filed a civil complaint against two dozen people who he says targeted his reputation as part of a political conspiracy. The former judge filed the…
Newser

TMZ

Tom Brokaw Accused of Sexual Harassment by 2 Women

April 27, 2018 |

Tom Brokaw is being accused of making inappropriate and unwanted advances … on 2 female co-workers in separate incidents in the 1990s. One of the women, Linda Vester, claims the veteran broadcast journalist and former anchor of NBC Nightly News…

TMZ.com

Toronto van attack suspect may have felt anger against women

April 25, 2018 |

A chilling Facebook message posted before a van plowed onto a crowded Toronto sidewalk has raised the possibility the suspect in the attack nursed grudges against women and it is bringing back memories of a 1989 massacre of 14 women that remains one of Canada’s most traumatic acts of violence.
FOX News

Victims in Toronto Were ‘Predominantly’ Women

April 25, 2018 |

The suspect in the deadly van attack in Toronto posted a chilling Facebook message just minutes before plowing into a crowded city sidewalk, authorities said Tuesday, raising the possibility that he may have nursed grudges against women—a possible echo of a 1989 massacre of 14 women that remains one…
Newser