Julie Roginsky Sues Her Fox News Bosses for Enabling Roger Ailes

May 23, 2017

Yet another lawsuit has been filed alleging sexual harassment on the part of former Fox News chief Roger Ailes. And this time, its coming from inside the building. Julie Roginsky, a current and prominent Fox News contributor went public on Monday alleging sexual harassment by Ailes along with gender discrimination and retaliation from current executives Bill Shine, Dianne Brandi, and Suzanne Scott. Previous lawsuits against the ex-CEO were filed by former or sidelined staffers. She filed the …


Nice Attack: Has a Bisexual Muslim Hustler Put France on the Path to Civil War?

May 23, 2017

PARIS What French investigators found on the phones of the Muslim murderer who slaughtered 84 people on the promenade along the sea in Nice, France, on Thursday night should not be surprising. But it was. The cops were looking for imams. What they found were johns. It turns out Mohamed Mondher Larouaeij Bouhlel was a hustler, as one senior member of the French security establishment told The Daily Beast. He was inclined to have sex with any gender, and, according to a report in Le Parisien, …


‘Guardians 2’ claims a second easy win at the weekend box office

May 16, 2017

… performance. Just look at the ticket sales for any Transformers movie as proof. Don’t bother trying to position Snatched as a counter-programming play; Schumer and Hawn together have broad, cross-gender appeal within a variety of age groups. The more likely explanation for both it and King Arthur falling short: lack of interest, coupled with competition from the hot, new Marvel blockbuster. Alien should present a tougher test for Guardians next week, with its built-in audience and the geek …


Removing gender from MTV awards: a start, but not equality

May 9, 2017

(CNN)The 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards were clearly designed to highlight diversity in terms of race, gender and sexual orientation. The Best Kiss award went to the two young black men who starred in the second act of “Moonlight,” and “RuPaul’s Drag Race” won best reality show. Maxine Waters, Donald Trump’s most outspoken congressional opponent, presented the Best Fight Against the System award with Tracee Ellis Ross. Acceptance speeches stressed unity and …


Meet the sex-positive YouTubers giving kids the sex talks they really need

May 8, 2017

… well as from different gender and sexuality perspectives. Image: Youtube/Hannah Witton My channel is… about sex ed, feminism and culture. My hero is… Caitlin Moran. My one sex-ed pro tip is…Don’t judge people just because they’re into different things than you. My sex related no-no is… not communicating. It’s important for me to talk about sex because… relationships and people are so important and a big part of that is sex. And not just …


China’s all-girl boy band

April 28, 2017

(CNN)Made up of all girls, this “boy band” is the latest in the androgyny trend in China. “We’re a girl band. But we look more like beautiful young men, not young girls,” said band member Min Junqian. “So the positioning fits us more. “ Their promotional photos present the five girls ages 18 to 24 in short hair, ties with pants, sitting with spread-out legs. They also are shown in shorts, like tomboys playing soccer, for their affiliation with the …


If Fox News will no longer tolerate sexual harassers, the rest of the country has no excuse

April 21, 2017

BREAKING: Bill O’Reilly OUT pic.twitter.com/oJ9QPeRo27 Dylan Byers (@DylanByers) April 19, 2017 The calculus for O’Reilly changed suddenly earlier this month when a New York Times expos revealed that O’Reilly and 21st Century Fox, paid a total of $13 million to resolve multiple sexual harassment claims. New allegations surfaced and more than 50 advertisers bailed on his primetime show. O’Reilly maintains his innocence; his lawyer issued a statement Tuesday saying …


College majors dominated by women lead to lower-paying jobs, Glassdoor found

April 20, 2017

The gender pay gap is linked to college majors, but even choosing a high-paying field doesn't always help.Image: Shutterstock / silvabom The gender pay gap in the United States starts early with what you choose as your college major. Majors that tend to lead to higher-paying jobs are dominated by male college students and majors that feed into lower-paying jobs are dominated by women, Glassdoor found in a new report. “Because men and women systematically sort into different college …


Snapchat is helping advertisers by sharing where you snap

April 14, 2017

… ad tech like this,” Brandon Rhoten, Wendys head of advertising, digital/social and media, said in a statement. Snap is releasing a dashboard for advertisers that shows the number of Snapchat users who saw the ad campaign and the number of Snapchat users who visited the desired location. Snap also breaks down the data by gender, age, state and what product they used (lens or geofilter). Image: snap inc. In the future, Snap plans to bucket these users into more categories for …


Foul-mouthed chatbot wants to help women close the pay gap

April 6, 2017

Image: Ryzhi / shutterstock If you’re a woman who gets tongue-tied when asking for a raise or is too nervous to even bring up the subject with your boss it’s time to meet this new equal pay chatbot. SEE ALSO: The mentors and the role they play in Silicon Valley She’s your new foul-mouthed best friend on Facebook who can quickly guide you through the practical and professional terrors of asking for more money. She does this exceptionally well because her persona is based on …


Sexism is the new clickbait. It’s time to find another route to internet fame.

April 1, 2017

Image: vicky leta / mashable It’s becoming all too easy for brands to use sexism as low-hanging fruit to go viral. Time after time, we rise to the bait, giving the brands exactly what they set out to achieve internet fame. In some ways, it’s reassuring to see a brand getting dragged for sexism. The fact that people will readily call BS on companies objectifying women and reinforcing outdated gender stereotypes is a sign of hope and progress. For some brands, getting dragged for …


Artist makes neon female busts for a city with no monuments to women

March 25, 2017

… Acts, and with the support of Tribal Worldwide Sofia. “Monumental Women” is an initiative that seeks to change the perception that suggests only male figures can be immortalized through public monuments. This installation wants to raise questions about the representation of gender in cities – especially from generations passed. Svetla Baeva, Campaign Director at the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee, says the lack of monuments celebrating women in the public space contributes to …


Couple Stands Together In A Field, But When They Open Their Eyes Theyre Covered In Paint

March 13, 2017

gender reveals are a surprise to everyone involved, but the way that the couple decides to put together their big day is always a much bigger production in this day and age. Although everyone doesnt make their gender reveal a huge party, when a couple decides they are going to, you know its going to be entertaining and fun. So, when Rob and Paige decided to host their gender reveal party, they decided to do something unique. The two of them dressed in all white, they invited all of their …


Geri Horner: Why my son is named after George Michael – BBC News

March 10, 2017

… and harsh. For me, Girl Power was a much more punchy way of saying it. But actually, Girl Power embodies much more than a gender. It’s about everybody. Everybody deserves the same treatment, whatever race you are, gender you are, age you are. Everybody deserves a voice. It was just saying that in a very digestible way. There was a clip that went viral last year, where the band had a blazing row with a director who wanted you to show more cleavage. Oh, I saw that, when I told the bloke to …