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Singer Sam Smith embraces gender neutral pronouns they/them

British singer Sam Smith on Friday asked to be referred to by the gender neutral pronouns they/them, citing "a lifetime of being at war with my gender."...

Singer Sam Smith embraces gender neutral pronouns they/them

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‘My Pronouns Are They/Them.’ Singer Sam Smith Changes Pronouns to Gender-Neutral Grammy-award winning singer-songwriter Sam Smith announced on Instagram on Friday that they’ve decided to start using gender neutral pronouns. The artist, who rose to prominence for the hit song “Latch” and won Academy and Golden Globe awards for the James Bond theme song “Wr...
20:32, 09/14/2019

He, she, or ... ? Gender-neutral pronouns reduce biases – study Researchers find usage boosts positive feelings towards women and LGBT peopleMore than 100 failures litter the battleground that is the hunt for an English gender-neutral singular pronoun. From thon, ip and hiser to hem, ons and lers, the discarded terms have piled up since the mid-19th century.But ...
02:16, 08/06/2019

UK popstar Sam Smith changes pronouns to They/Them pronouns Oscar winning pop star Sam Smith has announced a pronoun change to they/them. They made the announcement on Twitter, thanking the transgender and non-binary community for support....
23:00, 09/13/2019

Janet Mock: Why Gender Pronouns Matter What’s in a name? A hell of a lot when it comes to someone’s identity. Pose’s writer, director and producer Janet Mock speaks on the use of preferred gender pronouns, how they are building blocks in communication, and how they help people feel fully seen and heard....
04:00, 06/12/2019

Sam Smith on being non-binary: 'I'm changing my pronouns to they/them' Singer ‘scared shitless but feeling super free right now’ and asks fans to be kind The pop star Sam Smith has come out as non-binary and asked to be addressed by the pronouns they/them. Smith, 27, wrote on Instagram: “After a lifetime of being at war with my gender I’ve decided to embrace myself for...
00:32, 09/14/2019

Here’s how I’d keep the moon landing ‘gender neutral’ The other day I wrote about my support for purging the word “man” out of the English language when it had to do with anything good. In case I was too subtle, that column was what I call “sartire” — my special blend of sarcasm and satire that comes out of my computer whenever I......
08:16, 07/25/2019

| Women to get gender-neutral Rugby World Cup from 2021 The Women's Rugby World Cup in 2017 will be the last of that title with World Rugby announcing they are adopting a policy of gender neutrality for their tournaments....
20:16, 08/21/2019

More states allowing gender-neutral birth certificates, IDs For intersex people, born with both male and female chromosomal or sexual traits, new rules in several states allow an "X" on birth certificates and drivers' licenses help bring their status out of the shadows....
01:00, 08/16/2019

Gender-neutral birth certificates praised by intersex Americans For intersex people, born with both male and female chromosomal or sexual traits, new rules in several states allow an "X" on birth certificates and drivers' licenses help bring their status out of the shadows....
11:32, 08/15/2019

Gender-neutral bathrooms can save women from waiting forever in line With the current most common bathroom design, women wait an average of six minutes to go while men wait just 11 secondsAs I’m writing this, my plane is boarding and I need to pee. I can see from where I’m sitting (cross-legged) that the line to the women’s bathroom spills out onto the concourse. Wom...
12:16, 09/06/2019

Gender-neutral restrooms planned for Nevada district's newly built schools A Nevada school district has eliminated separate male and female restrooms in its floor design for newly constructed schools, instead opting for gender-neutral facilities.  ...
12:16, 08/01/2019

Megan Thee Stallion Says 'Hot Girl Summer' Is Gender Neutral, So Get Ready to Drive the Boat With her latest project, Megan Thee Stallion officially ushered in summer and we’ve been jubilantly twerking ever since. With bop after bop, she’s giving us hits that bless not only our lives but our Instagram captions....
23:00, 06/25/2019

Skirt or trousers? Mexican gender-neutral school uniform plan creates stir A proposal to allow children in Mexico City to decide whether to wear skirts or trousers to school has caused a swirl of controversy in a country long regarded as a bastion of Roman Catholic family values....
23:00, 06/04/2019

Son of country singer Granger Smith dies after accident NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country singer Granger Smith says that his youngest son, River Kelly Smith, has died after an undisclosed accident. In a statement put out Thursday through his label, Smith said that after doctors were unable to revive the 3-year-old, the family decided to donate his organs t...
22:16, 06/06/2019

Country singer Granger Smith announces death of 3-year-old son Country singer Granger Smith announced on Twitter on Thursday that his youngest son, River Kelly Smith, had died. The boy was 3.        ...
21:48, 06/06/2019

Singer Granger Smith's 3-Year-Old Son Dead After "Tragic Accident" Granger Smith has announced the heartbreaking death of his three-year-old son, River Kelly Smith. The singer took to social media on Thursday to share the devastating news with his fans.......
02:32, 06/07/2019

3-Year-Old Son of Country Singer Granger Smith Dies After Accident (NASHVILLE) — Country singer Granger Smith says that his youngest son, River Kelly Smith, has died after an undisclosed accident. In a statement put out Thursday through his label, Smith said that after doctors were unable to revive the 3-year-old, the family decided to donate his organs to ot...
05:16, 06/07/2019

Russell Smith, Lead Singer of the Amazing Rhythm Aces, Dies at 70 He sang on hit songs and wrote “Third Rate Romance,” which was recorded by artists ranging from Rosanne Cash and Elvis Costello to the Fabulous Poodles....
22:32, 07/21/2019

Russell Smith, Amazing Rhythm Aces Singer and Songwriter, Dies at 70 His most enduring composition was “Third Rate Romance,” a Top 20 pop and country hit that was later recorded by Rosanne Cash, Elvis Costello and others....
14:16, 07/27/2019

Country Singer Granger Smith’s 3-Year-Old Son Dies In ‘Tragic Accident’ (NBC NEWS) – Country singer Granger Smith announced the death of his 3-year-old son, River, in an emotional Instagram post Thursday. River died following a “tragic accident” and was unable to be revived by doctors, Smith wrote. A spokesperson for the singer told NBC News that River...
21:32, 06/15/2019

Country singer Granger Smith's 3-year-old son drowns at family home in 'tragic accident' Country singer Granger Smith announced on Twitter on Thursday that his youngest son, River Kelly Smith, had died. The boy was 3.        ...
05:00, 06/07/2019

He, she, they … should we now clarify our preferred pronouns when we say hello? Pronoun introductions are seen as a positive step towards a better understanding of gender – but it’s complicatedThe internet is an unforgiving place. Use the wrong words, express the wrong opinion, and you can quickly find yourself “cancelled”.One of the latest victims of the internet cancellation ...
08:48, 09/13/2019

Lyft will now let drivers and passengers specify their preferred pronouns June is LGBT Pride month, and as part of its observance, ride share company Lyft has announced a new feature which lets passengers and drivers specify their preferred pronouns....
22:00, 06/04/2019

Changing more than pronouns: a non-binary teen fights education laws Santi Ceballos worked to change Arizona’s curriculum laws that focused sex education on heterosexuality and left them outSometimes, other kids call Santi “it”.“It’s sort of like treating me as a different species,” said Santi Ceballos, who goes by they/them pronouns, looking straight into the camera...
10:16, 05/28/2019

Why Will Smith Refuses to Watch Wife Jada Pinkett Smith's Uncensored Red Table Talk Will Smith thinks wife Jada Pinkett Smith's Facebook Watch series Red Table Talk is "fantastic." Just don't ask him to, you know, watch it. The actress co-hosts the talk......
19:48, 05/22/2019

Jada Pinkett Smith Says There Have Been "Betrayals of the Heart" in Relationship With Will Smith Jada Pinkett Smith is getting real about her relationship with Will Smith. In a teaser for an upcoming episode of Red Table Talk, the 47-year-old actress can be seen talking to couples......
01:00, 06/08/2019

Why Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith Went Public With Their Problems Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith were done with chasing the fairytale. With more than two decades together under their married belt, the famed Mr. and Mrs. have become one of......
22:32, 08/14/2019

'England fans could learn from Steve Smith!' - Australia Prime Minister slams booing of Smith after Ashes injury Australia's prime minister Scott Morrison has criticised England fans for booing Steve Smith after he was felled by a 92mph bouncer during the second Ashes Test....
09:32, 08/19/2019

Jada Pinkett Smith: There have been 'betrayals of the heart' during Will Smith romance Jada Pinkett Smith described the "betrayals" as "far bigger than I could even think in regards to an infidelity situation" on "Red Table Talk."        ...
22:00, 06/07/2019

How to Be ‘Carbon Neutral’ If You’re Not Bhutan There’s a tiny nation nestled in the Himalaya mountains with so many trees -- and so little pollution -- that it actually gobbles up more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere than it produces. Unfortunately for the fight against global climate change, most of the world’s countries aren’t like Bhutan. ...
21:00, 05/08/2019

iOS 13 focuses on speed and embraces the darkness iOS is Apple's most important piece of software, and as such the company is kicking off WWDC 2019 with a first look at iOS 13. Apple's senior VP of software engineering Craig Federighi is taking us through the new software -- and while last year's up......
22:00, 06/03/2019

Revitalizing Montgomery as It Embraces Its Past Two cultural projects that examine the Alabama city’s role in the civil rights movement are drawing throngs of visitors and encouraging a surge of downtown construction....
16:32, 05/21/2019

Dell embraces composable infrastructure Dell announces it is collaborating with Liqid to offer composable infrastructure solutions and services to enterprises across geographies and verticals. This is a major endorsement of Liqid's products. Here's how it could benefit you....
21:00, 05/01/2019

Pivotal fully embraces Kubernetes Pivotal introduces the alpha version of Pivotal Application Service (PAS) on Kubernetes, as well as new products for Kubernetes based on PAS features....
22:48, 07/16/2019

The Fed: Is There Such a Thing as a "Neutral" Rate Policy? Our analyst Murray Gunn says "The Fed doesn’t control the economy." Now see his evidence -- namely, a 40-plus year chart of GDP and the Fed Funds rate....
14:10, 05/01/2019

Medvedev embraces boos to reach last 16 at U.S. Open Russian fifth seed Daniil Medvedev overcame a hostile crowd to secure a 7-6(1) 4-6 7-6(7) 6-4 win over Spaniard Feliciano Lopez in a tension-filled clash on Friday and book a spot in the last 16 of the U.S. Open....
19:32, 08/31/2019

Andreescu embraces spotlight with U.S. Open triumph So new is Bianca Andreescu to the Grand Slam stage that after beating Serena Williams to win the U.S. Open on Saturday, a tournament official had to show her which side of the trophy was the front....
03:48, 09/08/2019

Mitch McConnell embraces his dark side Call him “Cocaine Mitch,” “Nuclear Mitch,” or the steward of the “legislative graveyard.” Mitch McConnell says he’s the “Grim Reaper” anyway, so he’s loving every minute of it. While his critics have tried to make the Kentucky Republican public enemy No. 1, the Senate GOP leader has embraced the de...
15:00, 05/19/2019

'No stress' Barty embraces number one tag at Wimbledon If being world number one brings the burden of pressure and expectation then somebody should tell Ash Barty, who began her first Grand Slam at the summit of the women's game at Wimbledon on Tuesday and loved every minute of it....
19:48, 07/02/2019

CBS Embraces Strategy of Making Shows for Its Rivals The company’s recent push to sell content outside its own ecosystem comes as other media giants such as Walt Disney and AT&T’s WarnerMedia focus on making more content primarily for their own platforms....
15:48, 05/01/2019

Jennifer Hudson embraces Parkland students At the Pulitzer Prize awards ceremony where she honored Aretha Franklin, Jennifer Hudson met students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. (May 29)        ...
18:32, 05/29/2019

Docker embraces Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 Docker has realized that Microsoft's new Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 has made Windows much more attractive both to Docker and its container developers for both Windows and Linux platforms....
20:00, 06/18/2019

Beto O’Rourke embraces gun licensing plan he once said could go ‘too far’ Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke on Friday called for gun licensing, banning assault weapons and a mandatory buyback program for certain firearms as the former congressman from Texas unveiled his plan to combat gun violence and white nationalism....
22:00, 08/16/2019

Finland pledges to become carbon neutral by 2035 New left-leaning government sets ambitious target as it plans major rise in public spendingFinland’s new left-leaning coalition government has pledged to make the country carbon neutral by 2035 as part of a policy programme that includes a major increase in public spending on welfare and infrastruct...
15:16, 06/04/2019

FCA is recalling over 82,000 vehicles for unexpected shift to neutral FCA said the recall is for 2014 model-year Jeep Cherokees equipped with a V-6 engine. Customer feedback led to the discovery of an issue that could cause an unexpected shift into neutral....
19:48, 07/08/2019

Investors most neutral on U.S. Treasuries since January - survey Bond investors turned the most neutral on longer-dated U.S. Treasuries in about five months as U.S. President Donald Trump calling off tariffs on Mexico offset weaker-than-expected data on U.S. payrolls in May, a J.P. Morgan survey showed on Tuesday....
19:48, 06/11/2019

Apple wants Siri to stay neutral on feminism A new report from Apple contractors reveals that, allegedly, Apple deliberately set out to make Siri as neutral as possible with regards to recent events like MeToo — in spite of her being a focal point in the conversation about the gender politics in voice assistants. The Guardian reports Apple had...
07:16, 09/07/2019

Investors most neutral on U.S. Treasuries in five weeks - survey Bond investors were the most neutral about owning U.S. longer-dated government debt in five weeks, as the Federal Reserve signaled the economy does not warrant a change in interest rates in either direction right now, a J.P. Morgan survey showed on Tuesday....
17:00, 05/07/2019

Asian shares flatline after Fed's neutral message Asian markets marked time on Thursday with two major centers - Japan and China - shut for holidays while the dollar held on to overnight gains after the U.S. central bank poured cold water on rate cut expectations....
09:00, 05/02/2019

Why Bhutan Is All Alone in the Carbon-Neutral Nation Club There’s a tiny nation nestled in the Himalaya mountains with so many trees -- and so little pollution -- that it actually gobbles up more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere than it produces. Unfortunately for the fight against global climate change, most of the world’s countries aren’t like Bhutan. ...
15:32, 05/08/2019

| MCC committee insist 'neutral' umpires still best for Tests The MCC has played down calls for neutral umpires to be replaced in Tests after Joel Wilson's decisions in the first Ashes Test came in for widespread criticism....
06:00, 08/13/2019

At G7, Trump Embraces Consensus Over Confrontation on China and Iran Concluding a head-spinning summit without his previous spite toward allies, President Trump left France with a fragile consensus to seek resolution on several crises....
01:16, 08/27/2019

Fast Food Embraces Meatless Burgers, but There Aren't Enough to Go Around Meatless burgers are popping up on more fast-food menus, leading to product shortages. The two main suppliers, Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods, have struggled to fill demand and expand production....
14:00, 06/04/2019

Jane The Virgin embraces crime in a big way to pump up the suspense The crime elements of Jane The Virgin are the weakest part of the show, but they serve a vital purpose boosting the momentum of the story with new twists and complications. This show is much more of a romantic comedy than a crime drama, and the writers excel when they are operating within the framew...
06:48, 07/18/2019

Easygoing Emma Meesseman embraces her new role with the Mystics The laid-back Belgian forward has thrived off the bench since returning from the European championship, including during Thursday’s 91-78 win over Indiana....
05:48, 08/09/2019

| American Manuel embraces role as swim trailblazer When Simone Manuel was growing up, people laughed at her for wanting to become a swimmer, telling her to take up basketball or track and field instead....
17:48, 07/19/2019

Apple embraces the dark side — and kills off the app that started it all At Apple’s WWDC 2019, tech columnist Geoffrey Fowler says there were lots of small but welcome iterations on products — some of which were long overdue. Here are the five most interesting updates — and where they left him wanting more....
07:32, 06/04/2019

Amazon embraces U.S. government business, despite occasional controversy The head of Amazon.com Inc's cloud computing division on Monday said the company would work with any government agency that followed the law, in contrast with rival Microsoft Corp, which has touted its rejection of some controversial sales....
06:16, 06/11/2019

France sets 2050 carbon-neutral target with new law French lawmakers on Thursday voted into law the first article in a climate and energy package that sets goals for France to cut its greenhouse gas emissions and go carbon-neutral by 2050 in line with the 2015 Paris climate agreement....
01:00, 06/28/2019

New Zealand introduces climate bill to become carbon neutral WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand’s government has introduced an ambitious climate change bill that aims to make the nation carbon neutral by 2050 while giving some leeway to farmers. However, some farming industry groups say the measures remain too onerous and threaten the future of ...
03:16, 05/08/2019

Indian Players Request AITA To Ask For Neutral Venue Surprised with the fact that AITA has sought just a security re-check from the International Tennis Federation, Mahesh Bhupathi said, "We have asked AITA to request for a neutral venue"....
14:00, 08/13/2019

The American Medical Association is no Longer Neutral on Abortion The American Medical Association is suing North Dakota to block two abortion-related laws, the latest signal the doctors’ group is shifting to a more aggressive stance as the Donald Trump administration and state conservatives ratchet up efforts to eliminate legal abortion. The group, which re...
13:16, 07/01/2019

El Niño seen transitioning to neutral weather conditions in Aug.-Sept The El Niño weather pattern is likely to transition into ENSO-neutral conditions in the next month or two, a U.S. government weather forecaster said on Thursday....
03:00, 07/12/2019

Principal Who Tried to Stay ‘Politically Neutral’ About Holocaust Is Removed “I can’t say the Holocaust is a factual, historical event because I am not in a position to do so as a school district employee,” said the principal of a high school in Boca Raton, Fla....
00:00, 07/09/2019

India may seek neutral venue for Davis Cup tie against Pakistan India may request the International Tennis Federation (ITF) to shift next month's Davis Cup tie against Pakistan from Islamabad to a neutral venue because of the prevailing tensions between the neighbors, an Indian official told Reuters on Thursday....
00:48, 08/09/2019

Hoffenheim go carbon neutral with tree-planting project "Hoffenheim have taken steps to go carbon neutral this season by offsetting \"unavoidable CO2 emissions\" through an initiative that plants trees in Uganda\u0027s Kikonda Forest, the Bundesliga club has said."...
20:48, 08/28/2019

Merkel vows to make Germany CO2 neutral by 2050 Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed on Tuesday to draw up a roadmap to make Germany CO2 neutral by 2050, urging a climate cabinet she chairs to find the best way to reach that goal....
14:48, 05/14/2019

Gucci goes carbon neutral in bid to tackle climate crisis The planet has gone too far, says CEO Marco Bizzarri, as he outlines greener strategyAs the fashion industry continues to address its role in the climate crisis, Italy’s most valuable luxury brand has said it has become an entirely carbon neutral company.Gucci outlined its strategy on Thursday, whic...
18:32, 09/12/2019

Stephen Curry embraces Warriors' change, praises Durant Someday, years or even decades from now, at one of those celebratory reunions teams like to do, Stephen Curry knows he and Kevin Durant will reminisce with fondness about their three insanely successful years together on the Golden State Warriors....
14:32, 08/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Amazon embraces U.S. government business, despite occasional controversy The head of Amazon.com Inc's cloud computing division on Monday said the company would work with any government agency that followed the law, in contrast with rival Microsoft Corp, which has touted its rejection of controversial sales....
08:16, 06/11/2019

Paralympian Scout Bassett embraces her story of scars, survival Paralympic sprinter and long jumper Scout Bassett spent too many years denying her past. Now, her story of survival inspires her own journey and countless others....
15:16, 08/29/2019

Global private banking debate: PB embraces the modern world Private banks across the world are changing fast, placing greater emphasis than ever on a host of key factors. The best wealth managers are busy boosting inclusivity, emphasising technology and security, and ensuring they are on-point when it comes to meeting compliance needs....
13:32, 08/28/2019

Trump embraces Modi, despite disputes with India, in message to China President Trump lavished praise on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the G-20 summit in Japan, turning an expected confrontation over trade into a show of unity at China’s expense....
05:00, 06/29/2019

Boris Johnson embraces Trumpism with tax cut plan to boost UK economy The front-runner to become Britain’s next prime minister is planning to mirror one of President Trump’s signature tax cuts as he looks to secure economic growth after Brexit....
14:16, 07/03/2019

Germany’s AfD turns on Greta Thunberg as it embraces climate denial Rightwing populists to launch attack on climate science in vote drive before EU electionsGermany’s rightwing populists are embracing climate change denial as the latest topic with which to boost their electoral support, teaming up with scientists who claim hysteria is driving the global warming deba...
17:48, 05/14/2019

Elizabeth Warren embraces Jay Inslee's climate change platform Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday announced she would adopt Washington Gov. Jay Inslee's 10-year climate plan, while also expanding on his blueprint with a series of additional investments costing $1 trillion to offer additional protections to workers and help fund a radical transition of American in...
03:16, 09/04/2019

The Financial Times mindlessly embraces China's propaganda delusion In an extraordinary new article, the Financial Times' chief economics commentator Martin Wolf attempts to delude his readers as to the nature of the U.S.-China conflict. Contending that the Trump administration, not Chinese President Xi Jinping, is responsible for declining U.S.-China relations, Wol...
00:32, 06/06/2019

From the Octagon to the ring: Cain Velasquez embraces Lucha libre The world of professional wrestling might not seem like the easiest fit for former UFC champion Cain Velasquez, but he's thrown himself headfirst into lucha libre....
16:48, 07/31/2019

Apple embraces the dark side — and kills off iTunes, the app that started it all At Apple’s WWDC 2019, tech columnist Geoffrey Fowler says there were lots of small but welcome iterations on products — some of which were long overdue. Here are the five most interesting updates — and where they left him wanting more....
09:16, 06/04/2019

Navy draft pick embraces double challenge: Duty first, Red Sox soon Noah Song tells ESPN he plans to sign with Boston in the next week. He'll report to Class A but will head shortly to flight school and, like NBA legend David Robinson before him, serve out his commitment to the armed forces....
21:48, 06/12/2019

Less to lose: Germany's poorer East embraces tech revolution From the 12th floor of Jenoptik's headquarters, chief executive Stefan Traeger points to his laser factory and the university that provides it with talent. Welcome to "Optics Valley" - a role model for Germany's East in a big year for the region....
17:48, 05/01/2019

Energy firms plan UK's first carbon-neutral 'industrial cluster' Humber drive aims to shrink carbon footprint of UK’s most polluting industrial zoneEnergy companies have ignited multibillion-pound plans for the UK’s first carbon-neutral “industrial cluster” in the Humber.An alliance of companies including National Grid, Drax and Norway’s state energy company, Equ...
04:32, 09/09/2019

EU leaders scramble for consensus on 2050 carbon neutral target EU nations hoping to help lead the fight against global warming by agreeing to go carbon neutral by 2050 at a summit on Thursday engaged in last-ditch diplomacy to ease fears among central and eastern states that such a commitment could cost jobs....
15:48, 06/20/2019

U.S. forecaster sees 75% chance of neutral weather conditions in fall There is about a 75% chance that a weather pattern marked by average long-term ocean temperatures, tropical rainfall and atmospheric winds will prevail in the Northern Hemisphere this fall, a U.S. government weather forecaster said on Thursday....
04:16, 09/13/2019

Gucci goes carbon neutral in attempt to tackle climate crisis The planet has gone too far, says CEO Marco Bizzarri, as he outlines greener strategyAs the fashion industry continues to address its role in the climate crisis, Italy’s most valuable luxury brand has said it has become an entirely carbon neutral company.Gucci outlined its strategy on Thursday, whic...
23:32, 09/13/2019

Daimler Plans to Make Its Cars Carbon Neutral by 2039 The carmaker's new climate plan is bold—for a company. But it falls short of recommended emissions cuts and shows the limits of corporate self-policing....
16:16, 05/14/2019

Latest Mexico decisions on Pemex neutral for credit rating-S&P The financial package announced by the Mexican government on Monday and an earlier decision to have state oil company Pemex build a new refinery are neutral to Standard & Poor's assessment of Pemex's credit rating, the rating agency said on Monday....
04:16, 05/14/2019

Mercedes sets 2039 target for entirely carbon-neutral line-up News 13 May, 2019 Mercedes predicts more than half of new car sales will be plug-in by 2030, and targets all European factories to be carbon-neutral by 2022...
19:00, 05/13/2019

McConnell Promised to End Senate Gridlock. Instead, Republicans Are Stuck in Neutral. The Senate, once known as “the world’s greatest deliberative body,” is operating as Senator Mitch McConnell would like: as an approval factory for President Trump’s nominees....
01:32, 08/04/2019

Bear crashes car into tree after ‘butt-shifting’ vehicle in neutral This could have had a grizzly ending. A bear in Colorado accidentally crashed a car into a tree on the Fourth of July after “butt-shifting” the vehicle into neutral, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office said. The furry suspect slipped in through the unlocked driver’s door and ...
05:00, 07/08/2019

BTS embraces pop spectacle at MetLife Stadium with dazzling, camera-ready concert The BTS “Love Yourself: Speak Yourself” tour show at MetLife Stadium was big on visuals, thanks to giant video screens, pyrotechnics and confetti.        ...
20:00, 05/19/2019

Stephen Curry embraces Warriors' change, praises Durant Stephen Curry knows he and Kevin Durant will reminisce someday about their three insanely successful years together on the Golden State Warriors       ...
14:00, 08/14/2019

"Fight For Your Dreams": Bianca Andreescu Embraces Path To US Open Glory This time last year, Bianca Andreescu was sat at home nursing an injury and coming to terms with a second successive failed attempt at making the US Open main draw....
08:16, 09/08/2019

EU leaders fail to agree on 2050 carbon neutral climate target A proposal for the European Union to go carbon neutral by 2050 failed to garner unanimous support at a leaders summit in Brussels. The target date has been relegated to a footnote on the final summit statement....
22:00, 06/20/2019

EU leaders fail to get full support for 2050 carbon neutral target A push to agree for the European Union to go carbon neutral by 2050 failed to get unanimous support at an EU leaders summit on Thursday, with the goal being moved to a footnote in the final summit statement....
20:48, 06/20/2019

Mark Meadows stays neutral in Trump, Cummings feud: 'neither man is a racist' Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., refused to take sides in the ongoing feud between President Trump and Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-M.D., Monday, concluding that “neither man is a racist.”...
09:16, 07/30/2019

Germany seeking EU summit decision on going carbon neutral by 2050: official Germany is aiming to get European Union leaders to agree to make the bloc carbon neutral by 2050 at this week's summit, a government official said on Wednesday....
16:32, 06/19/2019

This Remarkably Bad Bill Would Force Tech Platforms to Be 'Politically Neutral', Whatever That Means The guy depicted above is Josh Hawley, a freshman Republican Senator representing Missouri, and he fundamentally does not understand how the internet works. How do we know this? Look no further than his fully ridiculous Ending Support for Internet Censorship Act, which seeks to overhaul a key featur...
22:00, 06/19/2019

Google pledges carbon-neutral shipping, recycled plastic for all devices Alphabet Inc's Google on Monday announced that it would neutralize carbon emissions from delivering consumer hardware by next year and include recycled plastic in each of its products by 2022....
22:48, 08/05/2019

UPDATE 1-Latest Mexico decisions on Pemex neutral for credit rating -S&P The financial package announced by the Mexican government on Monday and an earlier decision to have state oil company Pemex build a new refinery are neutral to Standard & Poor's assessment of Pemex's creditworthiness, the rating agency said on Monday....
04:16, 05/14/2019

Brody Jenner Embraces the Single Life in Las Vegas After Kaitlynn Carter Split Brody Jenner appears to be moving on quickly from his split from partner Kaitlynn Carter. The 35-year-old Hills: New Beginnings was spotted in Las Vegas on Saturday, with some female......
01:48, 08/05/2019

Elizabeth Gilbert’s City of Girls Embraces Women’s Sexuality in a World That Doesn’t Elizabeth Gilbert’s 2006 memoir Eat, Pray, Love inspired countless women to pursue their own journeys of self-discovery even while drawing criticism for its insular brand of feminism. In her new novel, City of Girls, Gilbert sets her sights on a 20th century self-love story, an uneven yet deca...
00:16, 05/22/2019

Hideo Kojima embraces self-parody with Death Stranding mode for those who just want to watch a movie The Metal Gear Solid series was fairly infamous for its many extremely long cutscenes that—at least in the case of Metal Gear Solid 4—sometimes involved players taking their hands off of the controller for hours at a time. To be fair, series creator Hideo Kojima was trying to wrap up the most unexpe...
22:00, 09/08/2019

The Great British Baking Show embraces childhood whimsy to welcome viewers back It’s that time of year again. The tents are up, the contestants are furiously practicing, and hosts Noel and Sandi are up to their usual hijinks. The Great British Bake Off is back for its tenth series (dubbed The Great British Baking Show Collection 7 on Netflix), and the new season brings a new tw...
00:16, 08/31/2019

Warriors president: Chase Center sets up more title runs, embraces analytics Golden State Warriors president Rick Welts told UPI the new $1.5 billion Chase Center sets the team up to compete for championships for the foreseeable future, while also bringing in-game analytics to fans....
09:16, 08/28/2019

Momentum builds for EU leaders to agree carbon neutral 2050 pledge at summit A push by Germany, France and other EU nations for the bloc to go carbon neutral by mid-century looks likely to be endorsed by EU leaders on Thursday, despite resistance from eastern European nations worried it could cost jobs....
23:00, 06/19/2019

Billionaire Bezos unveils moon lander mockup, embraces Trump's lunar timetable Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos unveiled on Thursday a mockup of a lunar lander being built by his Blue Origin rocket company and touted his moon goals in a strategy aimed at capitalizing on the Trump administration's renewed push to establish a lunar outpost in just five years....
13:00, 05/10/2019

Danish City embraces historic roots by replacing traffic lights with images of vikings A Danish city is certainly embracing its heritage by changing the pedestrian crossing traffic lights to reflect it’s viking roots.        ...
22:16, 08/27/2019

Tennis sensation Coco Gauff embraces Michelle Obama's advice for the U.S. Open and beyond The 15-year-old heads to New York for the U.S. Open as the hottest talent in tennis. And the fearless phenom has the former First Lady in her court.       ...
15:48, 08/22/2019

Adele Embraces Change and Self-Love in Birthday Post Amid Simon Konecki Divorce Adele is saying "hello" to 31 and she's more than ready for it. The Grammy-winning singer wrote a reflective and hopeful Instagram post on Sunday, her 31st birthday. She......
03:32, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Kuwaiti, Saudi officials discuss resuming Neutral Zone oil production - KUNA OPEC members Saudi Arabia and Kuwait have discussed resuming oil production in jointly operated fields in the Saudi–Kuwaiti Neutral Zone, Kuwaiti state news agency KUNA said on Wednesday....
21:16, 07/24/2019

Mike Trout embraces role as All-Star Game stalwart – while also mourning Tyler Skaggs Just 27 years old, Trout is making his eighth All-Star appearance, tied for the most of anybody here in Cleveland.       ...
09:32, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 4-Billionaire Bezos unveils moon lander mockup, embraces Trump's lunar timetable Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos unveiled on Thursday a mockup of a lunar lander being built by his Blue Origin rocket company and touted his moon goals in a strategy aimed at capitalizing on the Trump administration's renewed push to establish a lunar outpost in just five years....
01:48, 05/10/2019

Anthony Joshua eager for Cardiff to host Andy Ruiz Jr rematch ... but admits fight could have a neutral venue Anthony Joshua expects to face Andy Ruiz Jr in a heavyweight rematch before the end of the year, and has set his sights on Cardiff to host their multi-million-pound encounter....
14:16, 08/06/2019

England captain Eoin Morgan embraces 'favourites' tag ahead of World Cup opener Eoin Morgan's final message to his players before England take on South Africa on Thursday in the opening game of a home World Cup was to embrace the "huge compliment" of being favourites....
18:32, 05/28/2019

Despite uncertain future, Cubs manager Joe Maddon embraces 2019: 'Loving every freaking second of it' In the final year of his contract with the Cubs, Joe Maddon's future may be directly tied to how the team fares this season.        ...
19:00, 04/29/2019

In “Devil Is As Devil Does," Lucifer finally embraces who he's meant to be In “Orgy Pants To Work,” just before Julian murders Rookie Joan, he takes a moment to monologue about being “a wolf,” while his father, Jacob Tiernan, is “a wolf in sheep’s clothing.” It’s after Lucifer asks him if Tiernan has any idea what his son’s been up to, so it’s not rhetorical—but it was sti...
02:00, 05/12/2019

Russian fighter jet chases off NATO warplane approaching plane carrying Russian Defense Minister over neutral waters A Russian fighter jet reportedly forced a NATO warplane away as it approached a plane carrying the Russian Defense Minister flying above neutral waters in the Baltic Sea, the state-run TASS news agency reported Tuesday....
17:00, 08/14/2019

Gareth Bale embraces 'golfer' nickname as Real Madrid forward insists torrid summer has made him stronger Gareth Bale has laughed off his Real Madrid nickname of 'The Golfer' saying it is one he embraces, while revealing he feels stronger than ever after a summer of turmoil in Spain....
19:32, 09/05/2019

Stephen A. Smith Says Kevin Durant Says Stephen A. Smith's Kevin Durant Reports Are Bullshit Stephen A. Smith shared three spicy Kevin Durant reports on Wednesday’s episode of First Take. The least spicy of the the three (since it’s three years old, now) had Durant, entering unrestricted free agency in the summer of 2016, telling several Thunder teammates to their faces that he would not be...
00:16, 07/04/2019

Paul Singer Is on the Verge of a Big Win in PG&E Clash The California legislature is primed to deliver a preliminary victory to hedge-fund billionaire Paul Singer and other PG&E bondholders in their monthslong battle with the utility’s shareholders....
16:16, 07/11/2019

Ric Ocasek, singer for The Cars, dies at 75 Ric Ocasek, the idiosyncratic lead singer and chief songwriter of the 1970s and 80s hook-heavy hitmakers The Cars, died on Sunday at his home in Manhattan. He was 75....
06:01, 09/16/2019

Britney Spears' mom wants say in singer's care The mother of Britney Spears has filed court documents asking permission for an attorney to appear on her behalf at a hearing regarding the singer's care later this week....
00:00, 05/08/2019

R.I.P. singer-songwriter Daniel Johnston Daniel Johnston has died. A hero of the world of outsider art; a frequently-dubbed “genius” who pointedly hated “the g-word”; a performer whose naked, guileless emotionality was both his greatest artistic strength, and a symptom of his life’s most disruptive traits, Johnson reportedly died on Tuesda...
02:32, 09/12/2019

UK bans gender stereotypes in ads A ban has come into force prohibiting commercials that reinforce gender prejudices. A prominent German feminist told DW that Germany is dragging its heels on the problem....
17:32, 06/14/2019

Into the gender culture fray New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is actually more unpopular in his own city than President Trump, now endorses the use of public funds for gender reassignment surgeries....
01:00, 07/07/2019

Five anchors sue NY1 for age and gender discrimination Five anchorwomen and reporters at NY1 say the local news channel systematically shoved them aside to make room for younger faces while celebrating the long tenure of male anchors like venerable morning man Pat Kiernan. Roma Torre, Kristen Shaughnessy, Jeanine Ramirez, Vivian Lee and Amanda Farinacci...
17:32, 06/19/2019

Guardian's gender pay gap falls to 4.9% Difference in median hourly pay between women and men in editorial is 5.9%Guardian News & Media’s gender pay gap has fallen to 4.9% – calculated by median hourly pay – from 8.4% a year ago, according to figures released by the company on Tuesday.Women working in editorial at GNM earned 5.9% less an ...
23:00, 07/02/2019

Singer becomes pioneer of #MeToo movement in Cuba HAVANA — Dianelys Alfonso has a bold presence — brightly colored tattoos, spandex bodysuits, Technicolor hair — and a clarion voice that won her the label “Goddess of Cuba” for her turns on songs ranging from ballads to reggaeton. Now she’s also the center of a new phenomenon in Cuba after publicly ...
00:32, 07/16/2019

K-Pop singer Samuel’s dad’s suspected killer arrested The man suspected of killing K-Pop star Samuel’s father Jose Arredondo was busted in Mexico on Monday night, authorities said. The suspect was only identified as Roberto N. as per local laws, according to KGET-TV, but officials also released his photo. “That particular person was a friend of h...
23:48, 07/30/2019

Singer’s $2B deal for QEP on shaky ground after bid reduced Yet another bold buyout engineered by Paul Singer is in danger of fizzling. The hard-charging billionaire’s activist hedge fund Elliott Management has slashed the price of its takeover bid for energy company QEP Resources, throwing the $2 billion deal into doubt, The Post has learned. Elliott — famo...
23:16, 07/18/2019

Country music singer donates $10K for housing LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Country music singer Chris Stapleton and his wife have donated $10,000 to Habitat for Humanity in Lexington. WKYT-TV cites a statement from the agency in reporting that Stapleton made the donation through his charitable fund, Outlaw State of Kind. Stapleton is a...
13:48, 06/26/2019

Legendary singer actress Doris Day dead at 97 Doris Day, the perennial girl-next-door whose career as a singer and actress spanned almost 50 years and made her one of the biggest Hollywood stars and most popular entertainers in the United States has died. She was 97....
16:32, 05/13/2019

Bryan Singer to pay $150,000 to settle rape allegation Claim denied by director will be discharged following bankruptcy proceedings involving complainant Cesar Sanchez-GuzmanOne of the key allegations against Bryan Singer looks set to be settled out of court after the director agreed to pay $150,000 to resolve allegations that he raped a 17-year-old boy...
15:00, 06/13/2019

Rammstein singer Til Lindemann under investigation for assault The heavy metal frontman is accused of beating a 54-year-old man from Hamburg in a hotel bar. Witnesses have said that the man was insulting him before the physical altercation began....
14:00, 06/12/2019

R.I.P. “Take Me Home Tonight” singer Eddie Money Eddie Money, a staple of 1970s and ’80s rock radio with hits like “Two Tickets To Paradise” and “Take Me Home Tonight,” has died, Variety reports. He had recently been diagnosed with stage 4 esophageal cancer. A statement from the family reads, “The Money Family regrets to announce that Eddie passed...
22:00, 09/13/2019

Feds Add New Sex Crimes Charges Against US Singer R. Kelly Embattled R&B singer R. Kelly was arrested Thursday night in Chicago on new federal sex-crime charges, just months after he was charged at the state level with abuse and aggravated sexual assault....
03:48, 07/13/2019

Björk's Cornucopia: is this the singer's most ambitious show yet? At the recently opened New York space The Shed, the singer staged an extravagant, idiosyncratic experience, touching on themes of femininity and climate changeTwo long pipes imported from Iceland pump air out into the audience while glowing platforms designed to resemble multiple icebergs sit mounte...
20:16, 05/10/2019

Thought It Was A Dog, Says Singer Arrested For Keeping Bear As Pet Zarith Sofia Yasin, a Malaysian singer, was arrested for keeping a wild bear in her home. However, she insists she thought the animal was a dog, not a sun bear....
13:00, 06/13/2019

Legendary actress and singer Doris Day dead at 97 FILE – In this Jan. 28, 1989 file photo, actress and animal rights activist Doris Day poses for photos after receiving the Cecil B. DeMille Award she was presented with at the annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony in Los Angeles. Day, whose wholesome screen presence stood for a time of innocence...
22:16, 05/13/2019

Paul Singer's Elliott Scores Big Win in PG&E Clash The California legislature delivered a preliminary victory to hedge-fund billionaire Paul Singer and other PG&E bondholders in their monthslong battle with the utility’s shareholders....
22:32, 07/11/2019

Legendary Singer and Actor Doris Day Dies at 97 (LOS ANGELES) — Doris Day, the sunny blond actress and singer whose frothy roles in comedies and musicals made her one of Hollywood’s biggest stars in the 1950s and ’60s and a symbol of wholesome American womanhood, has died. She was 97. In recent years, Day had been an animal righ...
20:16, 05/13/2019

Singer Syml: How being adopted shaped my music "Your name is a big part of your identity," says singer-songwriter Brian Fennell, aka Syml. "Growing up, I remember knowing I was going to have a different name, which is a big thing."...
09:16, 05/11/2019

Gender equality must be at the core of 'Health for All' On this International Women's Day, we imagine a world where every woman and girl has access to quality and affordable health care, a world in which women and girls can freely exercise their sexual and reproductive health rights, and one where all women and girls are treated and respected as equals. ...
21:16, 04/28/2019

Test performance, gender, and temperature (credit: Nest) As we move from a season marked by unstoppable heating units and into one dominated by aggressive air conditioning. Figuring out how to optimize the thermostat involves a balancing of individual comfort and energy efficiency. But a new study suggests that there's an additional facto...
17:32, 05/26/2019

Computer Science's Gender Gap Will Take More Than A Century To Fix The gender gap in computer science research won’t reach equality for more than a century, according to new research released Friday that showed computer science isn’t just lagging behind, it’s also going in the wrong direction.Read more......
10:32, 06/22/2019

Gender pay gap is wider among those with a bachelor’s degree A college degree can provide many benefits, but an equal playing field apparently isn’t one of them. Women with a bachelor’s degree earn 74 cents for every dollar their male counterparts make, according to a recent analysis released by the US Census Bureau. For workers without a bachelor’s degree, t...
02:16, 06/07/2019

Which US State has narrowed the STEM gender gap the most? While the STEM gender gap is slowly narrowing in parts of the country, women still face an uphill battle to achieve equality in some states. So where should you go to get the best deal?...
19:00, 08/09/2019

Here's what you can do to get a bigger paycheck if you're hit by the gender wage gap More companies are evaluating whether men and women are really earning what they should. Here's what to do if you think you're underearning....
22:00, 04/28/2019

Gender pay gap is narrowing, but there’s still work to do The gender wage gap is still very much alive and well. If you're tired of falling victim to it, here's how you can fight for a fair salary.        ...
14:00, 05/10/2019

Changing gender is easier than ever in NYC schools City kids can now change their gender status on school records without any legal documentation — and play for the sports teams of their preference, the Department of Education announced Friday. With parental permission, students can alter their genders, change their names and join sports teams...
08:00, 06/29/2019

Revealed: the $731,003 gender pay gap in US World Cup bonuses The US women’s team have earned $90,000 in bonuses for reaching the World Cup quarter-finals, a sum that would be six times higher were they entitled to the same bonus structure as their men’s counterparts Continue reading......
11:32, 06/28/2019

Singer R. Kelly denied bail over sex crimes charges R&B singer R. Kelly was denied bail on Tuesday after federal prosecutors charged him last week with running an interstate racketeering scheme that trafficked women and girls for sex....
21:48, 07/16/2019

Meet Tamino, the multicultural singer who won over Radiohead and Lana Del Rey You’ll get a chance to say you’re as cool as Lana Del Rey and Radiohead’s Colin Greenwood if you check out Tamino in Brooklyn this week. The 22-year-old Belgium-based singer of Egyptian and Lebanese heritage, who has already experienced the star-making rite of passage that is playi...
10:32, 09/11/2019

Singer R. Kelly charged with 11 new counts of sexual abuse Court records show that Illinois prosecutors have filed 11 new counts of criminal sexual abuse against the singer, according to reports.        ...
23:32, 05/30/2019

Singer R. Kelly charged in sex scheme of kidnapping and payoffs Federal prosecutors on Friday charged Grammy Award-winning singer R. Kelly with kidnapping women and girls for sex, forcibly keeping them under his control over the past 20 years and buying their silence when they tried to go public....
22:16, 07/12/2019

Country Singer Justin Carter's Cause of Death Revealed UPDATE: Justin Carter's cause of death has been revealed. According to an autopsy report filed by the Montgomery County Forensic Services Department in Texas, the country singer died......
23:00, 07/02/2019

Weekend memorial events set for singer-musician Dr. John NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Weekend memorial services have been scheduled in New Orleans for singer and musician Malcom “Mac” Rebennack Jr., better known by his Voodoo-inspired stage name, Dr. John. Rebennack, a member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, died June 6 at age 77. The New Orleans Jazz a...
01:48, 06/19/2019

Singer Joss Stone says she was 'detained' and then 'deported' from Iran Joss Stone said she was deported from Iran after arriving in the Islamic Republic as part of a worldwide concert tour, despite not having plans to perform there....
17:00, 07/05/2019

Malaysian singer arrested after rescuing bear she thought was a dog A singer in Malaysia was reportedly arrested after she rescued a “dog” from the side of the road — that she later realized was a sun bear. Zarith Sofia Yasin, 27, told local media she came across the apparently ambiguous creature at night in recent weeks and decided to take it in, ...
04:00, 06/14/2019

How hit songwriter Jhay Cortez transformed into a ‘Famouz’ singer Since he was 11 years old, Puerto Rico native Jhay Cortez knew he wanted to pursue a career in the music industry. Now, at age 25, the reggaetoner has written music for every big star in the Latin Urban Music scene including Bad Bunny, J. Balvin, Daddy Yankee, Karol G and Nicky Jam, as well......
14:32, 06/28/2019

Jim Pike, 82, Co-Founder and Lead Singer of the Lettermen, Is Dead Known for their lush harmonies, the trio was one of a raft of clean-cut male vocal groups that climbed the charts with folk and pop ballads in the 1960s....
23:32, 06/20/2019

Sephora closing for diversity training after complaint by singer SZA Cosmetics retailer Sephora will close all its U.S. locations this week to conduct employee diversity training -- after accusations of racial profiling by singer SZA....
07:16, 06/04/2019

Syrian footballer and 'singer of revolution' killed in conflict Goalkeeper Abdul Baset al-Sarout dies of wounds sustained in battle with government troopsA Syrian footballer who became a symbolic figure in the rebellion against the country’s president, Bashar al-Assad, has died of wounds suffered in a battle with government forces.Abdul Baset al-Sarout, 27, who ...
20:00, 06/08/2019

Paul Singer’s $4.4B deal to sell Travelport may be in danger Another buyout orchestrated by billionaire Paul Singer may be under threat — and this time, the Russian government is causing static. Moscow regulators on Friday said they would require as much as nine months to review a $4.4 billion buyout of Travelport, a UK-based payments company, according to tw...
00:48, 05/25/2019

Rammstein singer Till Lindemann under investigation for assault The heavy metal front man is accused of beating a 54-year-old man from Hamburg in a hotel bar. Witnesses have said that the man was insulting him before the physical altercation began....
13:16, 06/13/2019

A singer goes missing in China’s effort to erase Tiananmen BEIJING (AP) — It has been three months since Chinese rock musician Li Zhi (LEE JUH) disappeared from public view. First, an upcoming tour was canceled and his social media accounts were taken down. Then his music was removed from all of China’s major streaming sites — as if his career had nev...
04:48, 06/02/2019

British Singer Joss Stone Says She Was Deported From Iran (TEHRAN, Iran) — British soul singer Joss Stone says she was deported from Iran after arriving in the Islamic Republic as part of a worldwide concert tour, even though she didn’t plan to perform there. Posting on Instagram, Stone appears in a video wearing a white headscarf saying: ̶...
19:00, 07/04/2019

Jerry Lawson, Lead Singer of the Persuasions, Is Dead at 75 Mr. Lawson and his colleagues revived the lost art of a cappella singing and attracted a loyal following that included Joni Mitchell and Frank Zappa....
01:32, 07/13/2019

Singer R. Kelly charged in Minnesota with soliciting sex from minor Singer R. Kelly, jailed in New York last month after he was charged in Brooklyn and Chicago with numerous sexual misconduct felonies, was charged on Monday in Minnesota with soliciting sex from a minor at a Minneapolis hotel room 18 years ago....
09:16, 08/06/2019

Watch: 'Masked Singer' previews Thingamajig, Butterfly Fox released a promo for Season 2 of "The Masked Singer" introducing new costumed singers Thingamajig and Butterfly. A sneak preview airs Sept. 15 and Season 2 begins Sept. 25....
13:32, 09/04/2019

‘He groped me’: Singer says opera’s Domingo grabbed breast Weeks after The Associated Press published a story outlining allegations of harassment against opera star Placido Domingo, 11 more women have come forward to say that the star groped, harassed them or behaved inappropriately...
14:00, 09/05/2019

Country Singer Kylie Rae Harris Dead at Age 30 After Car Crash Kylie Rae Harris has passed away at the age of 30. The country singer died in a car crash on Wednesday, Sept. 4, in New Mexico. Taos county dispatch confirms to E! News that there was a......
21:32, 09/05/2019

Ex-Anthrax singer Dan Nelson busted for thrashing elderly man Former Anthrax frontman Dan Nelson was busted Wednesday for allegedly beating bloody a 74-year-old man inside a Queens hotel last month, police said. Nelson, 43, of Levittown, repeatedly punched an older man in the face around 11 p.m. Aug. 30 at the Aloft New York LaGuardia Airport hotel in East Elm...
03:48, 09/12/2019

Daniel Johnston, folk singer and artist, dies at age 58 Daniel Johnston, a singer-songwriter and visual artist whose work attracted the praise of Kurt Cobain and Tom Waits, among others, died Wednesday at his home in Texas, his family said. He was 58....
17:49, 09/12/2019

Kylie Rae Harris, country singer, dies in car accident Kylie Rae Harris, a rising country singer from Texas, died in a car accident on Wednesday in New Mexico, Alex Torrez, the CEO of her management company, Torrez Music Group, tells CNN. She was 30....
00:32, 09/06/2019

Country singer Kylie Rae Harris dies in car crash at 30 "Fuel range is 46 miles and I'm 36 from the nearest gas station. Dear baby Jesus please don't let me get stranded in NM (New Mexico)," Kylie Rae Harris wrote in her final tweet....
08:49, 09/06/2019

Eddie Money, singer of 'Two Tickets to Paradise,' dead at 70 American musician Eddie Money, whose hits including "Two Tickets to Paradise" and "Baby Hold On" formed part of the rock and power pop soundtrack of the late 1970s and early 1980s, died on Friday at 70, his family said in a statement released to U.S. media....
18:48, 09/13/2019

Daniel Johnston, indie singer-songwriter, dies at 58 Daniel Johnston, an eccentric singer-songwriter and advocate for mental health awareness who developed a strong following among other artists like Kurt Cobain and Tom Waits, died early Wednesday morning at his home outside of Houston, Texas according to Tom Gimbel, Johnston's manager of over 25 year...
17:48, 09/13/2019

Singer loses $3,000 wager as Liverpool defeats Barcelona When Nigerian singer, Kcee confidently made a bet of one million naira (approximately $3,000) with a Liverpool fan in favor of Barcelona winning, it didn't seem like much of a long shot....
18:00, 05/09/2019

Jo Sullivan Loesser, Singer and Guardian of a Legacy, Dies at 91 She married the composer Frank Loesser and stopped performing after starring in his “Most Happy Fella.” Resuming her career after he died, she emphasized his music....
23:16, 04/29/2019

Police probe singer Seungri over alleged embezzlement Police said Thursday they are investigating former Big Bang member Seungri on allegations that he embezzled funds from a night club embroiled in drug and sex scandals....
08:32, 05/02/2019

Actress, singer and animal activist Doris Day dead at 97 Doris Day, versatile singer, actress, TV star, animal activist and radiant icon of sunny, funny femininity, died early Monday at age 97.        ...
03:48, 05/14/2019

Ric Ocasek, lead singer of the Cars, dies aged 75 New wave singer behind hits including Good Times Roll and Shake It Up found dead in his New York apartment Ric Ocasek, the lead singer of the 1980s band the Cars, has died at the age of 75.New York police confirmed to the Washington Post that officers responded to a 911 call on Sunday afternoon. Oca...
11:32, 09/16/2019

Eddie Money, ‘Two Tickets to Paradise’ Singer, Dies at 70 (NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — A publicist for Eddie Money said the rock star has died after he recently announced he had stage 4 esophageal cancer. He was 70. Cindy Ronzoni provided a statement from the family saying Money died peacefully Friday morning in Los Angeles. The husky-voiced, blue collar per...
02:17, 09/14/2019

The Cranberries pay tribute to late singer with final album Irish rockers The Cranberries are saying goodbye with their final album released on Friday, a poignant tribute to lead singer Dolores O'Riordan who died last year....
21:32, 04/28/2019

Billionaire activist Paul Singer reveals $3.2B stake in AT&T The hedge fund billionaire known for seizing an Argentine navy vessel as partial payment for a debt is taking aim at AT&T — the telecom behemoth that also owns HBO and CNN. Paul Singer’s Elliott Management hedge fund sent a shot across the bow of AT&T Chief Executive Randall Stephenson on Monday whe...
07:01, 09/10/2019

Singer says opera’s Domingo harassed her, grabbed her breast The LA Opera says it takes new allegations of sexual harassment against Placido Domingo “extremely seriously” but cannot discuss any specific claims because of its ongoing investigation into the star, who serves as the company’s general director...
08:49, 09/06/2019

Substitute singer forced to explain himself after ‘worst’ anthem ever A North Carolina man issued an apology this week for what many have called the “worst rendition” of the national anthem, sung last Sunday during an independent minor league baseball game. Chuck Hayworth was a last-minute fill-in for the scheduled singer, who had gotten sick, when he belted out ̶...
20:16, 05/12/2019

Doris Day, celebrated actor and singer, dies aged 97 The star of a string of successful film musicals was also known for her work as an animal welfare activistPeter Bradshaw on Doris Day: the wholesome face of postwar American optimismDoris Day, the actor, singer and animal welfare activist, has died at the age of 97. The Doris Day Animal Foundation c...
17:16, 05/13/2019

First ads banned for contravening UK gender stereotyping rules Watchdog bans VW and Philadelphia ads with bungling dads and ‘passive’ womenTwo television ads, one featuring new dads bungling comically while looking after their babies and the other a woman sitting next to a pram, have become the first to be banned under new rules designed to reduce gender stereo...
04:00, 08/14/2019

Former WeWork Executives Allege Gender, Age Discrimination WeWork is being sued by two former executives who are accusing the shared-office company of gender and age discrimination as it gears up for an initial public offering....
10:00, 06/21/2019

Julianne Moore on gender parity: ‘I believe in quotas’ CANNES, France (AP) — Julianne Moore says that for the movie industry to reach gender parity, it’s necessary to implement quotas. Speaking at the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday, Moore said measures are needed to change the culture and that she believes in quotas. Moore says efforts should b...
18:16, 05/15/2019

Gender Gap Closes When Everyone’s on the Ballot, Study Shows Though white men still dominate the political arena disproportionately, new research shows that when women and people of color are on the ballot, they win just as often....
11:48, 06/24/2019

New hires drive gender pay gap in de Blasio administration Mayor Bill de Blasio’s decision to splurge on the salaries of his controversial schools chancellor and new public-housing chairman isn’t just costing taxpayers — it’s also led to a glaring gender pay gap at the top of his administration, records reveal. Although women make up half of City Hall’s 10 ...
02:00, 07/08/2019

US Women win 4th World Cup title, eye gender equality The United States won its record fourth Women’s World Cup title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 when Megan Rapinoe converted a penalty kick in the 61st minute and Rose Lavelle added a goal in the 69th...
11:00, 07/08/2019

In an All-Gender Cabin, Summer Campers ‘Don’t Have to Hide’ For gender-nonconforming campers, a new all-gender cabin at Camp Tawonga was a rare respite from the outside world, where bullying and the feeling of not fitting in can make growing up difficult....
20:48, 08/22/2019

Google Is Releasing More Than 50 New Gender-Inclusive Emoji Love ‘em or hate ‘em, emoji have become a key part of the way that many of us communicate, and that makes representation vitally important to the way they’re designed. With this in mind, Google is releasing 53 new emoji that work to be more gender inclusive. Read more......
04:32, 05/10/2019

3 Women Join BBC's List Of Its Top 10 Earners After Gender Pay Gap Row The BBC said three women - Claudia Winkleman, Vanessa Feltz and Zoe Ball - had joined the list of its top 10 paid stars, a change the publicly funded British broadcaster said demonstrated the progress......
20:48, 07/02/2019

Yet another gender reveal has ended in flames and misery Gender reveals are one of the stupidest inventions of the modern world. Before a kid is even born, parents decide to announce their sex by creating elaborate ways to have pink or blue stuff fly out of things so it can be shared on social media. Retrograde and annoying as the whole phenomenon is, the...
21:16, 07/10/2019

Technology could widen the gender employment gap, the IMF warns Technology is often espoused as a great leveler, but it could also play a major role in perpetuating the gender gap in employment, according to a new report from the IMF....
13:16, 05/07/2019

UK bans ads over gender stereotypes in landmark ruling Adverts by cream cheese maker Philadelphia and car giant Volkswagen will no longer appear on UK television, the agency ruled. But both companies have insisted their adverts did not involve sexist tropes....
17:32, 08/14/2019

Sperm separation method may allow gender selection in IVF Technique is based on differences in movement of sperm with X chromosome and Y chromosomeA new sperm separation technique may one day allow prospective parents undergoing IVF to choose whether they have a boy or a girl before fertilisation takes place, researchers say.Scientists in Japan have report...
00:00, 08/14/2019

Sperm separation technique could allow IVF gender selection Scientists have developed a new sperm separation technique which could in future allow couples having IVF to choose if they have a boy or girl before fertilisation....
13:32, 08/14/2019

| Semenya to race 800m for first time since gender ban Caster Semenya will race in the 800m at the Stanford Diamond League in her first outing over the distance since she launched a legal battle against the IAAF....
15:48, 06/20/2019

Vatican calls non-binary gender 'fictitious' The Vatican has come under fire from LGBTQ groups after releasing a guide to sexuality for Catholic schools across the world that describes non-binary gender as "fictitious."...
17:00, 06/11/2019

Samoa's 'third gender' delicately balances sex and religion Keyonce Lee Hang is busy finishing preparations for the to'ona'i, a traditional lunch served after Sunday church in Samoa, and attending to her elderly, bed-ridden grandmother....
16:16, 07/31/2019

The U.K. Just Banned ‘Harmful Gender Stereotypes’ in Advertising A ban on advertisements containing “harmful” gender stereotypes came into force in the U.K. on Friday, in a move experts hope will reduce gender inequality. Adverts containing stereotypes such as women being bad at driving, or a husband being lazy while his wife cleans, will likely fall ...
15:32, 06/14/2019

How employers are preparing for a gender non-binary world In small but measurable ways, some companies are starting to do more to recognize or accommodate employees or customers who don't identify as male or female....
20:16, 07/27/2019

How likely are you live to 90? Depends on your gender and body size Living to the ripe old age of 90 may depend on your body size -- both height and weight -- as well as your level of physical activity, and seems to influence a woman's lifespan more than it does a man's, according to a new study published Monday in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, a B...
16:16, 08/09/2019

Arizona regents settle $2M lawsuit over gender pay gap TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Three former college deans have settled their $2 million lawsuit against the Arizona Board of Regents alleging gender discrimination. Both parties announced in a joint statement Wednesday that the matter was “mutually resolved” for an undisclosed amount. Former Unive...
21:48, 07/24/2019

Daily News gets Cuomo’s name and gender wrong The troubled Daily News keeps cranking out bloopers. On its website May 16, it changed both the first name and the gender of Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a photo caption on the new TWA Hotel at JFK Airport. A boring grip-and-grin photo shows Tyler Morse, CEO of hotel owner and operator MCR, shaking hands wi...
07:48, 05/17/2019

Airport Body Scanners Have a Gender Problem Airport security is famously dehumanizing, and reports reveal that for transgender travelers, this can be an especially intrusive and traumatizing experience given the current status of screening. From January 2016 through April 2019, nearly 300 civil rights complaints were filed regarding TSA scree...
03:48, 08/27/2019

Seek More Gender Diversity Onstage? Look at This List After five years of pressing for parity, the collective known as the Kilroys says it is seeing progress. Meanwhile, more suggestions for plays to present....
20:32, 06/18/2019

World Cup shines spotlight on gender pay disparity "The players set to light up the Women\u0027s World Cup in France next month may play for big-name clubs like Barcelona, Arsenal and Juventus but, although salaries are improving, they earn a fraction of the money paid to their male counterparts."...
23:32, 05/15/2019

Are Music Festivals Finally Becoming Gender Inclusive? As Barcelona’s Primavera Sound becomes the first large-scale festival to adopt a 50/50 gender split, Vogue asks the women on its line-up: is the music industry patriarchy finally about to shatter?...
18:00, 05/23/2019

How Pavarotti helped this Chinese opera singer find his groove Hao Jiang Tian saw his first opera in 1983. It was the day he arrived from China with four words of English (hello, OK, bye, yes) and $35 in his pocket. An aspiring singer, he spent $8 of it on a standing-room ticket at the Met, where Luciano Pavarotti was performing. “It knocked me out!”......
01:48, 06/21/2019

Highway marker honoring blues singer Buddy Guy goes missing LETTSWORTH, La. (AP) — A highway marker honoring blues singer-guitarist Buddy Guy has gone missing in Louisiana just six months after it was placed. Tourist Commission executive director Jeanie Andre tells news outlets Wednesday the marker was knocked down in May when a car ran off the road and hit ...
21:00, 06/13/2019

Boston Bruins national anthem singer is also a bartender at arena Todd Angilly tends bar in the arena before and after singing the anthem. He just takes a quick break to throw on his suit and get down to the ice.        ...
02:32, 04/29/2019

Director Bryan Singer reaches settlement of rape claim SEATTLE (AP) — Movie director Bryan Singer has agreed to pay $150,000 to settle allegations that he raped a then-17-year-old boy on a yacht 15 years ago. Court records show that Singer, whose credits include “Bohemian Rhapsody,” ”Superman Returns” and “The Usual Suspect...
21:00, 06/13/2019

Singer Drake White: I’m battling the rare brain disorder AVM Country musician Drake White, who collapsed last week while performing on stage in Roanoke, Va., has revealed he was diagnosed with with a debilitating brain disease. About 15 minutes into his set last Friday, the “Livin’ the Dream” singer began stumbling, and was caught by a bandm...
01:48, 08/22/2019

Actress and singer Karen Mok hopes to bring Broadway to China Karen Mok may be currently performing on what she says will be her final concert tour but the Hong Kong-born actress and singer has no plans to retire just yet, setting her sights on bringing Broadway-style musicals to China....
15:48, 07/05/2019

Music producer guilty of sexually abusing singer in Mexico A music producer accused of sexually abusing a young singer in Mexico -- whom he represented and mentored for several years -- has been found guilty of rape and human trafficking....
03:32, 08/17/2019

Bohemian Rhapsody's Bryan Singer To Pay $150,000 To Settle Rape Allegation UPDATE: Bohemian Rhapsody director Bryan Singer will pay $150,000 to settle a rape accusation, according to documents obtained by E! News. Singer still denies any......
18:48, 06/13/2019

Baby Jane Dexter, Singer Who Knew Heartbreak, Dies at 72 A fixture of the New York cabaret scene, she took a long hiatus in the 1980s to deal with depression but, she said, “was able to take my life back through music.”...
00:16, 05/25/2019

Nun battling Katy Perry over convent says singer ‘has blood on her hands’ Sister Rita Callanan has endured a year from hell after a court battle with Katy Perry over her order’s Los Angeles convent — a fight that, she says, has left her nearly paralyzed, penniless and without a home....
18:48, 06/09/2019

Nigerian singer loses $3,000 wager as Liverpool defeats Barcelona When Nigerian singer, Kcee confidently made a bet of one million naira (approximately $3,000) with a Liverpool fan in favor of Barcelona winning, it didn't seem like much of a long shot....
02:16, 05/09/2019

Family says Eddie Money, ‘Two Tickets to Paradise’ singer, dies at 70 FILE – In this Aug. 6, 2004 file photo, Eddie Money performs during Grandstand Under the Stars at the Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque, Iowa. Eddie Money says he has stage 4 esophageal cancer. The singer known for such hits as “Two Tickets to Paradise” and “Take Me Home Tonight” says his fate is i...
21:32, 09/13/2019

Country singer Kylie Rae Harris dies in New Mexico car crash Kylie Rae Harris' EP was a reflective six-song effort, that chronicled her troubadour life as she moved from Texas to Nashville and back again.        ...
06:00, 09/06/2019

Pop singer Shakira faces tax fraud accusation in Spanish court Colombian singer Shakira appeared in a Spanish court on Thursday to answer to tax fraud charges, with prosecutors accusing her of failing to pay up to 14.5 million euros ($16.29 million) in tax on income earned between 2012 and 2014....
13:32, 06/06/2019

Rihanna's Stylist Breaks Down the Singer's "Dreamy" BET Awards Red Hairdo Rihanna is shining bright like a diamond ruby. In honor of the 2019 BET Awards, the Fenty mogul stepped out onto the stage inside the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday night to......
19:32, 06/24/2019

Country singer Kylie Rae Harris dies in New Mexico car crash at age 30 Country singer Kylie Rae Harris, 30, died in a car crash in New Mexico on Wednesday night. She was scheduled to perform at a music festival in Taos.        ...
00:00, 09/06/2019

Shakey Graves is the role this singer-songwriter was born to play As Shakey Graves, singer-songwriter Alejandro Rose-Garcia hides behind the stage name rather than share his true self. Or does he? “I think the nice part is I have the option to,” says Rose-Garcia, who will co-headline a pair of shows with Dr. Dog Friday (sold out) and Saturday at The Ro...
12:00, 09/13/2019

Rammstein singer Till Lindemann releases solo single After a successful tour, the Rammstein frontman is releasing a single as a solo artist, Lindemann. The video for the song "Steh auf" features — unsurprisingly for the shock rocker — scenes of violence....
23:00, 09/13/2019

Transparent's Jill Soloway replaces Bryan Singer on Red Sonja After its bizarre decision to hire Bryan Singer, an unreliable director accused of numerous instances of sexual assault, to helm the female-centered Red Sonja—an action film about a sexual assault survivor—Millennium Films has now appointed Transparent creator Jill Soloway as writer and director of ...
22:00, 06/21/2019

GOP megadonor Paul Singer rallies conservatives: 'Socialism is on the march again' Republican megadonor and hedge fund executive Paul Singer went on offense at a recent gala in New York honoring U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos....
19:32, 05/03/2019

Syrian rebel town buries goalie who became 'singer of the revolution' Thousands of people flocked to the funeral on Sunday of a Syrian soccer star turned fighter who became an icon of the revolt against President Bashar al-Assad....
16:48, 06/09/2019

The Masked Singer set to haunt the U.K. with fantastical visions of music mediocrity Ensuring that soon, no D-list British celebrity with a minor modicum of singing talent will be safe (from the opportunity to pull a paycheck for at least a couple of weeks), THR reports tonight that The Masked Singer will soon be coming to U.K. shores. Yes, British readers, soon you, too, will be ab...
06:32, 06/01/2019

Man With Burglary Tools Arrested Outside Singer Taylor Swift's Home An Iowa man who traveled to small-town Rhode Island planning to "visit" pop superstar Taylor Swift has been arrested and charged with possession of burglary tools, police said Tuesday....
05:48, 07/24/2019

Taylor Swift Fan "Cried So Much" After Receiving $5,000 From Singer for Tuition Debt Taylor Swift just changed the life of one of her biggest fans. After learning that University of Waterloo student Ayesha was struggling to pay her tuition and rent, the Grammy winner......
19:49, 08/13/2019

Singer R. Kelly pleads not guilty to New York sex trafficking charges Singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty in New York on Friday to charges that he ran a criminal scheme that recruited women and underage girls to have sex with him, isolating them and often controlling what they ate and when they went to the bathroom....
23:48, 08/02/2019

Former Bauhaus singer Peter Murphy suffers heart attack Singer Peter Murphy was rushed to a New York hospital Tuesday evening after suffering shortness of breath that was later revealed to be a heart attack, according to his rep....
01:00, 08/16/2019

Royal praise for Dutch singer’s victory at flashy Eurovision The Dutch royal family and prime minister are leading an unusual outpouring of praise for the 25-year-old singer who brought the Netherlands its first victory in the Eurovision song contest since the 1970s...
18:16, 05/19/2019

Hootie & the Blowfish singer Darius Rucker feared his voice was gone It’s been 25 summers since Hootie & the Blowfish released their blockbuster debut LP, “Cracked Rear View,” which went on to sell more than 21 million copies in the US. As the ’90s pop-rockers gear up to release their first studio album in 14 years this fall, they’ll be breaking out a setlist w...
00:48, 08/09/2019

Singer R. Kelly denied bail on U.S. charges of sex crimes over two decades R&B singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to a raft of federal charges accusing him of running a scheme to force women and girls to provide sex for himself and others, and a judge ordered that he remain in jail without bail....
00:00, 07/17/2019

Anti-apartheid singer Johnny Clegg dies aged 66 The world paid tribute Wednesday to the South African entertainer known as the "White Zulu" for his enduring activism against apartheid, and his campaigning for Nelson Mandela's release from prison....
14:00, 07/17/2019

Country singer says visit from Jesus on her porch changed her life Country singer Jo Dee Messina says she got a visit from Jesus on her front porch before hitting "an all-time low," which inspired her to add a new faith-based song to her shows....
16:32, 07/09/2019

Singer R. Kelly charged in decades-long sex trafficking scheme Grammy Award-winning singer R. Kelly, who faces state sexual assault charges in Illinois, was indicted on Friday on federal charges for alleged racketeering and sex trafficking that prosecutors said occurred over the past 20 years....
17:00, 07/12/2019

A 'delinquent' bear climbed into a car and 'butt-shifted' it into neutral. The joyride didn't end well A 'delinquent' Colorado bear wrecked a car after getting in through an unlocked door, the Boulder County Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook post.        ...
03:32, 07/08/2019

Gender stereotypes can cause serious harm. Now they're banned from British ads From Friday, advertisements in Britain must not include "gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm or serious or widespread offense."        ...
04:00, 06/17/2019

New UN campaign to bring youth into gender equality fight The U.N. women's agency is launching a campaign to bring a young generation of women and men into the campaign for gender equality ahead of next year's 25th anniversary of the conference that adopted the only international platform to achieve women's rights and empowerment....
06:16, 05/07/2019

Britain bans ‘harmful’ gender stereotypes in advertisements LONDON (AP) — Hapless husbands and housework-burdened moms are being banished from British advertising, as a crackdown on gender stereotypes comes into force. From Friday, advertisements must not include “gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm or serious or widespread offense.”...
18:48, 06/14/2019

FX to give Peep Show a try with gender-swapped remake In 2003, British TV network Channel 4 aired the first episode of Peep Show, a sitcom starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb that would go on to become a cult-hit—partially thanks to the stylistic hook of showing the events of the series directly from the point-of-view of one of its main characters....
23:16, 05/26/2019

Jumping out of a plane ends in dramatic gender reveal This North Carolina man is diving headfirst into fatherhood. Timothy Goodwin of Oak Island, North Carolina, and his fiancée, Angela Hewett, set up a dramatic gender reveal on Saturday when Goodwin leaped out of a plane into a cloud of pink smoke. The stunt was set up through Skydive Coastal Carolina...
22:32, 05/17/2019

Soccer: World Cup shines spotlight on gender pay disparity The players set to light up the Women's World Cup in France next month may play for big-name clubs like Barcelona, Arsenal and Juventus but, although salaries are improving, they earn a fraction of the money paid to their male counterparts....
23:16, 05/15/2019

Gender discrimination blamed for Malawi election allegations A group of women in Malawi say Electoral Commission head Jane Ansah is being targeted because of her gender for her part in May's disputed election. Other women say they are playing the gender card....
22:32, 07/10/2019

Geena Davis says Hollywood gender imbalance an 'embarrassment' The under-representation of women in Hollywood behind the camera is an "embarrassment", American actor and activist Geena Davis said at France's Deauville Film Festival....
02:32, 09/12/2019

Computer Science Research Gender Gap Won’t Close for 100 Years Women and men are forecast to produce a similar volume of medical research by 2048, according to a new study. In computer science, that won’t happen until 2137....
17:16, 06/21/2019

No, Met Gala, gender fluidity and camp aren’t the same thing The Met’s Costume Institute threw its big annual bash last night, and despite some confusion over the year’s campy theme, most of the celebrity guests did just fine, sticking to some of camp’s more obvious tropes, like ruffles, feathers and big hair. But several stars decided to re...
21:00, 05/07/2019

There's More At Stake With Fashion's Gender-Fluid Movement Than You Realise “The industry must make a more substantial investment in the lives – and not simply the looks – of the broader trans&gnc community,” says Wren Sanders...
11:01, 08/11/2019

UN Praises Gender Balance In Indian Peacekeeping Troops United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has praised India for having the highest proportion of women in its contingents to peacekeeping operations and held up its contributions as an example......
10:32, 05/25/2019

Officials question use of city firetruck at gender reveal COLUMBUS, Miss. — Officials of Columbus, Mississippi, are questioning the use of city equipment at private events after a firetruck was used at a gender reveal party to spray pink water into the air. The Commercial Dispatch reports city councilmen Stephen Jones and Charlie Box say the department sho...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Colorado shooter says he targeted kids over gender taunts DENVER (AP) — A high school student charged in a classmate’s death during a Colorado school shooting told police that he planned the shooting for a few weeks and intended to target classmates who made fun of his gender identity. The comments by 16-year-old Alec McKinney are included in police ...
02:32, 06/21/2019

AI Voice Assistants Reinforce Gender Biases, U.N. Report Says Artificial intelligence voice assistants with female voices reinforce existing gender biases, according to a new United Nations’ report. The new report from UNESCO, entitled “I’d Blush If I Could,” looks at the impact of having female voice assistants, from Amazon’s Ale...
22:00, 05/22/2019

[Sur]passing visual politics of race and gender – in pictures Touring her latest exhibition, artist and activist Lola Flash talks through her exploration of the visual politics and preconceptions of gender, sexuality and raceLola Flash’s [sur]passing is at Autograph, London until 17 August Continue reading......
15:00, 07/22/2019

| No Semenya at Stockholm Diamond League after gender ruling Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya, who lost her appeal over a controversial gender ruling, will not race at this month's Diamond League meeting....
20:16, 05/16/2019

Cross-sports push at World Cup for gender pay equality PARIS (AP) — Venus Williams joined retired soccer star Julie Foudy and ice hockey player Hilary Knight in the Eiffel Tower to highlight the push for pay equality for women athletes. The trio gathered Saturday night for a forum sponsored by LUNA bar and moderated by Catt Sadler, who quit E! in Decemb...
01:00, 06/16/2019

No More Manholes in Berkeley as City Writes Gender Out of Codes Berkeley’s City Council this week voted to purge gender pronouns from its municipal code. He or she will be banished in favor of they, even if referring to one person....
18:32, 07/19/2019

Gender filter stirs emotions for some trans people Snapchat's new photo filter that allows users to change into a man or woman with the tap of a finger is not necessarily fun and games for transgender people. (April 20)        ...
04:32, 05/21/2019

Girls to the front: why gender is still a headline issue at festivals How hard can it be to have equal gender representation on festival bills? As Primavera proves, not hard at allThe festival lineup poster with all of the male artists’ names taken out, leaving behind a limp smattering of female acts, is now something of an annual tradition. The worst culprits are alw...
16:32, 05/03/2019

Screenwriters can play key role in gender parity, actors say LOS ANGELES (AP) — Academy Award-winning actor Geena Davis says achieving gender parity in media could happen overnight if screenwriters simply opted for female characters instead of male ones. Davis joined fellow actor Mayim Bialik at AT&T’s SHAPE Conference on Saturday to discuss the need fo...
08:00, 06/23/2019

Car bursts into flames during gender reveal joyride fail This gender reveal went up in smoke. The sedan of an Australian driver doing burnouts — with blue smoke billowing behind to indicate a baby boy on the way — suddenly burst into flames after the daring stunt went awry last year in rural Norwell, Queensland. Police released the video Tuesd...
22:32, 07/09/2019

Bibiana Steinhaus: ‘Being a referee is about quality of performance - not gender’ Now in her second full season as a Bundesliga referee, Bibiana Steinhaus is being recognised for her performances and not her pioneering. In a candid interview, she discusses commanding respect, the VAR process and more....
20:32, 05/01/2019

‘Perfect gender balance’ as EU leaders decide on top jobs For the first time, European Union leaders have nominated women for half of the top positions they filled to lead the world’s biggest trade bloc the next few years...
01:00, 07/03/2019

Bangladeshi women in Italy fight for gender rights The Bangladeshi community in Italy is the second largest in Europe. However, many women are still struggling to acclimatize, not least because of their husbands. Michele Bertelli reports from Rome....
07:16, 08/03/2019

Turkey's Erdogan pushes for gender segregation in universities In Japan for the G20 summit, Recep Tayyip Erdogan encountered the concept of women's universities. Now he's keen to introduce them in Turkey. The idea has been greeted with outrage....
20:48, 07/08/2019

EU aims for ‘perfect gender balance’ with female nominations BRUSSELS — For the first time, European Union leaders nominated women for half of the top positions they filled Tuesday to lead the world’s biggest trade bloc. And the women were picked for what are arguably the two most important jobs of the four posts: heading the EU’s executive Commission and lea...
00:32, 07/04/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand can't break through – is 'gender bias' to blame? Gillibrand has struggled to get off the ground as white male candidates have dominated media coverage, with Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders as early frontrunnersKirsten Gillibrand launched her 2020 presidential campaign on Donald Trump’s doorstep. Related: The Democratic 2020 frontrunners are too old. ...
08:48, 05/20/2019

12 white men sue San Francisco PD for racial, gender bias in promotions A dozen white, male police officers reportedly filed a lawsuit against the city of San Francisco Tuesday, alleging sex and racial bias in promoting police officers....
11:00, 06/13/2019

Memorable Baseball “Gender Reveal” at Reid Park TUCSON – A Tucson couple had a creative and memorable “Gender Reveal” at Reid Park by combining the family’s love for baseball.  Freddy Valdez III swung a bat into a pinata full of confetti.  (If pink confetti came out, his soon-to-be-baby would be a girl, if it was blue, it&...
10:32, 08/19/2019

Azarenka criticizes gender 'inequality' in tournament schedules Former world number one Victoria Azarenka said there is "big inequality" in the scheduling of men's and women's matches at tournaments, describing this year's French Open as unacceptable....
01:32, 07/06/2019

Science of anger: how gender, age and personality shape this emotion What purpose does anger serve? Are men angrier than women? Can it affect our mental wellbeing? Science is beginning to uncover some of the answersAnger is the flash of fire that sparks in your brain when you feel you have been shortchanged. Perhaps a stranger has nipped into the parking space that y...
11:32, 05/12/2019

Kamala Harris Announces Plan to Close the Gender Pay Gap Ms. Harris would force companies with 100 or more employees to show they were paying men and women equally for analogous work, penalizing those that didn’t....
12:16, 05/20/2019

Religions for Peace: Women push for gender equality At this year's global religion summit on Lake Constance, female delegates from Africa, Asia and the Middle East made clear women must have a greater say....
10:16, 08/23/2019

USA star Rapinoe talks about gender equity and World Cup LYON, FRANCE – Team USA has taken home another Women’s World Cup title and star Megan Rapinoe is sound off about gender equity in the professional soccer world. Here’s more: ...
10:00, 07/08/2019

Hollywood Diversifies After Rebuke Over Racial and Gender Inequality Major Hollywood studios, stung by recent criticism about racial and gender inequality across the film industry, have been implementing measures aimed at elevating talent from underrepresented backgrounds....
03:16, 08/28/2019

Gender stereotypes can cause serious harmful. Now they're banned from British ads From Friday, advertisements in Britain must not include "gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm or serious or widespread offense."        ...
00:32, 06/15/2019

‘The Hustle’ review: Gender-swap remake is a rotten con job They’re a couple of dirty, rotten … ladies? The latest comedy to receive a needless gender-switch is the 1988 film “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” which itself was a remake of 1964’s “Bedtime Story” starring Marlon Brando. In “The Hustle,” actors Michael Caine and Steve Martin are unceremoniously shown t...
21:32, 05/09/2019

Ads from Mondelez and Volkswagen are the first to be banned under new UK gender stereotyping rules The U.K.'s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) introduced the sexism rules in June after research and a consultation with the ad industry. The UN's Unstereotype Alliance welcomed the news....
18:32, 08/15/2019

Analysis: How employers are preparing for a gender non-binary world In small but measurable ways, some companies are starting to do more to recognize or accommodate employees or customers who don't identify as male or female....
16:00, 07/02/2019

South Africans rally against gender-based violence Police fired a water cannon at demonstrators who gathered in Cape Town Wednesday demanding the government crack down on gender-based violence, as several recent and brutal murders of young South African women have gripped the nation...
20:32, 09/04/2019

California's Newsom says gender must be a part of national gun debate California Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, said Monday that gender must be a part of the national discussion on how to reduce gun violence since most culprits in mass shootings are male....
14:48, 08/06/2019

Happy 30th birthday, Bebe Rexha! The singer's style through the years Bebe Rexha, award-winning singer/songwriter, turns 30 on August 30, 2019. Check out the pop star's best fashion moments.        ...
20:32, 09/16/2019

X-Men director Bryan Singer to pay $150G to settle sex assault claim: report An attorney for Hollywood director Bryan Singer announced Wednesday that the filmmaker will pay $150,000 to resolve allegations that he raped a 17-year-old boy while partying on a yacht in 2003.   ...
08:48, 06/13/2019

South Korean Singer-actor Park Yoo-chun sentenced for drug use A local court sentenced Park Yoo-chun, an actor and former member of boy band JYJ, to 10 months in prison on Tuesday, suspended two years, for using an illegal drug....
08:48, 07/02/2019

Singer Wayne Newton sued by woman alleging his pet monkey bit her daughter A woman is suing Wayne Newton, alleging a monkey bit her daughter at his estate. Newton's wife said the family had no connection to the incident.        ...
12:16, 08/09/2019

Aretha Franklin's youngest son has filed for control over the late singer's estate A Michigan judge has been asked to decide whether one of Aretha Franklin's sons could take control of the late singer's estate and replace its current representative....
16:00, 06/19/2019

Adam Sandler’s sweetness makes The Wedding Singer a rom-com worth growing old with Robbie Hart (Adam Sandler) and Julia Sullivan (Drew Barrymore) make each other laugh. That’s a surprisingly rare occurrence in romantic comedies, where the jokes are usually reserved for the audience’s benefit. And it’s not just Barrymore’s guileless cater waiter laughing at the madcap antics of San...
15:32, 09/13/2019

U.S. singer Pink's tour crew crash land at Danish airport A private aircraft carrying members of U.S. singer Pink's tour crew crash landed at a Danish airport early on Tuesday and burst into flames but all occupants escaped unharmed, concert promoter Live Nation Norway said....
20:48, 08/06/2019

Bryan Singer settles rape-claim lawsuit for $150,000; still denies it happened The director of "Bohemian Rhapsody" denies he raped a teen boy 15 years ago but settled a lawsuit for $150,000 to avoid more costly litigation.        ...
22:48, 06/13/2019

Singer Peabo Bryson, known for Disney hits, stable after heart attack R&B singer Peabo Bryson is in stable condition after suffering a heart attack Saturday morning, his rep told multiple news outlets.        ...
22:32, 04/30/2019

Ric Ocasek, lead singer for new-wave icons The Cars, found dead at 75 New York police have confirmed to USA TODAY that Ric Ocasek of The Cars was found dead Sunday by a family member.        ...
05:32, 09/16/2019

Singer Eddie Money dies at 70, AP says. He was behind ‘Take Me Home Tonight’ and ‘Two Tickets to Paradise.’ The onetime police officer trainee sang his way to pop rock stardom in the late 1970s, then became a self-deprecating staple of MTV while battling drug and alcohol abuse. This is a developing story. It will be updated....
23:00, 09/13/2019

Rwandan Gospel Singer Albert Nabonibo Shocks Country by Coming Out (KIGALI, Rwanda) — Friends of Albert Nabonibo, a well-known gospel singer in Rwanda who recently came out as a gay man, do not want their names revealed. It is too shameful, one says. Another says he is anguished because his family knows he often used to socialize with Nabonibo. The singer sho...
21:32, 09/16/2019

R. Kelly's accuser wins judgment in suit singer failed to answer A woman who accused R. Kelly of sexual abuse has won a civil case by default against the singer, after he failed to respond to her lawsuit and was a no-show in court....
20:16, 04/28/2019

Hong Kong singer Anthony Wong scores hit with Tiananmen song HONG KONG (AP) — Thirty years after it was crushed by China’s army, the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement is being commemorated in art, literature, public rallies and even synth pop. Hong Kong singer Anthony Wong’s latest release, “Is It a Crime,” recorded with longtime...
15:32, 06/02/2019

R&B singer R. Kelly arrested in Chicago on federal sex crime charges: media Grammy Award-winning singer R. Kelly was arrested in Chicago on federal sex crime charges, NBC News said, citing unidentified law enforcement officials....
08:32, 07/12/2019

R. Kelly's lawyer says he's waiting to get alleged sex video of singer with underage girl R. Kelly's attorney says he's still waiting for prosecutors to hand over videotape of what another attorney, Michael Avenatti, says shows the singer having sex with an underage girl....
20:00, 05/07/2019

Singer R. Kelly makes first New York court appearance on sex trafficking charges Singer R. Kelly is expected to plead not guilty in New York on Friday to charges that he ran a criminal scheme in which he recruited women and underage girls to have sex with him, isolating them and often controlling what they ate and when they went to the bathroom....
12:16, 08/02/2019

Folk Singer Takes On Ex-Judge In Madhya Pradesh Lok Sabha seat The Lok Sabha seat of Dewas in Madhya Pradesh presents a different picture this time as two political greenhorns from the main rivals Congress and BJP are locked in a keen tussle for electoral......
16:48, 05/13/2019

'American Pie' singer Don McLean spending fortune on 25-year-old girlfriend: report He's the man who gave us folk-rock classic "American Pie" back in 1971 — but Don McLean's new girlfriend wasn't even born when he released his number one hit....
21:48, 09/01/2019

Singer Halle Bailey cast as Ariel for live-action ‘Little Mermaid’ Chloe x Halle member Halle Bailey is ready to become part of Disney’s world. The R&B singer has been tapped to play Ariel in Disney’s next live-action adaptation of “The Little Mermaid.” Although director Rob Marshall has spent the last couple of months meeting with talent, insiders say Bailey has b...
03:32, 07/04/2019

Kelly Clarkson Sticks Up for 16-Year-Old Singer and Proves She's Still Our American Idol Our Twitter feed would suck without Kelly Clarkson. Over the Memorial Day weekend, The Voice coach found herself enjoying the festivities at the Indy 500. Unfortunately, one......
02:00, 05/28/2019

Activist Hong Kong singer faces down China at UN rights body Hong Kong pop singer Denise Ho has taken a message of defiance against China to the U.N.’s top human rights body, pitting her star power against its economic power — and prompting a Chinese diplomat to interrupt her...
04:48, 07/09/2019

Bagpiper, singer, mother mourned among the dead of Virginia Beach massacre The 12 victims of Friday's mass shooting at a Virginia Beach municipal building included an engineer who had recently taken up the bagpipes, an account clerk with a beautiful singing voice and a Belarusian immigrant, according to friends and relatives....
18:48, 06/03/2019

Substitute singer apologizes after 'worst rendition' of national anthem goes viral A North Carolina man in issued an apology this week for what many have called the “worst rendition” of the national anthem, sung Sunday during an independent minor league baseball game....
16:00, 05/10/2019

"PM Modi Told Me To Practice As A Child": Gujarati Folk Singer Meets PM A Gujarati folk singer who dedicated a song of to Prime Minister Narendra Modi met him on Monday after it became a hit. PM Modi said in a tweet later that he was impressed by her efforts to popularise......
02:48, 07/09/2019

College scammer Rick Singer lied about serving on admissions committees Not only did he fabricate the credentials of college applicants — he faked his own, too. College admissions guru William “Rick” Singer was a con man so brazen that he lied under oath about serving on admissions committees at a handful of schools, according to a new report. The sworn testimony came i...
22:16, 05/27/2019

Reality star Ramona Singer posts stunning throwback bikini pic The latest episode of "The Real Housewives of New York City" featured an '80s-inspired workout and one of the show's stars, Ramona Singer, really took it to the next level....
02:00, 06/22/2019

R&B singer R. Kelly arrested in Chicago, reportedly on federal sex-crime charges Grammy Award-winning singer R. Kelly, who already faces state sexual assault charges, has been arrested in Chicago on federal charges after having been indicted there and in Brooklyn, New York, a law enforcement source said on Friday....
15:00, 07/12/2019

Paramore singer-turned-businesswoman Hayley Williams says anyone dyeing their hair should ask themselves why before they do it Evan Agostini/Invision/AP In addition to being the lead vocalist of Paramore, Hayley Williams is also the cofounder of a cruelty-free hair-dye company called Good Dye Young. While speaking about her brand with INSIDER, Williams shared the one question she thinks everyone should ask themselves befor...
03:32, 07/16/2019

Singer in the 1975 Matt Healy defies UAE's anti-gay law by kissing man at concert Matt Healy tells gay fans God loves them, in country where gay sex is illegalThe singer of the band the 1975 defied Dubai’s anti-LGBT laws during a concert on Wednesday by venturing into the crowd and kissing a male fan on the lips.Video footage taken by fans and posted on Twitter showed Matt Healy ...
16:00, 08/16/2019

Pink vs. mom-shamers: Here are the singer's most epic takedowns of the parent police From zoo trips to taco nights, Pink just can't seem to catch a break with the parent police. Here are the singer's best clapbacks to mom-shamers.        ...
03:00, 09/10/2019

Luciano Pavarotti: Larger-than-life opera singer celebrated in documentary Oscar-winning director Ron Howard revisits the legendary tenor in his new documentary, "Pavarotti." From his beginnings to his record-breaking Three Tenors albums, here's a look at the major stations of his career....
10:48, 06/06/2019

Pink vs. mom-shamers: Here are the singer's most epic take-downs of the parent police From zoo trips to taco nights, Pink just can't seem to catch a break with the parent police. Here are the singer's best clapbacks to mom-shamers.        ...
22:00, 09/08/2019

R&B Singer R. Kelly pleads not guilty to new felony sexual assault counts Singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty to 11 new felony counts of sexual assault and abuse at a Chicago court hearing on Thursday, after prosecutors expanded an indictment against the Grammy Award winner dogged by abuse allegations for decades....
21:48, 06/06/2019

Britney Spears' manager casts doubt on future of singer's career The longtime manager for Britney Spears voiced concern about her mental health on Wednesday, saying he believes the pop singer should not return to performing at a planned Las Vegas residency in the near term "and possibly never again."...
21:00, 05/15/2019

Singer Selena Gomez laments dangers of social media at Cannes U.S. pop singer and actress Selena Gomez has taken aim at social media platforms and their detrimental effect on young people, saying they could be dangerous and contribute to a world of disinformation and bullying....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Hong Kong singer-protester faces China at UN rights body Hong Kong pop singer Denise Ho has taken a message of defiance against China to the U.N.’s top human rights body, denouncing “deceitful promises” by authorities and prompting a Chinese diplomat to interrupt her twice...
19:32, 07/08/2019

Gender-bending Snapchat feature leads to arrest of California cop A California police officer was arrested after a 20-year-old man used the gender-swap filter on Snapchat to pretend to be a 16-year-old girl and patrol for child predators....
18:16, 06/12/2019

Single dad faces human rights complaint for asking about babysitter’s gender A single father in Canada may have violated his province's human rights act by asking about the gender and age of a potential babysitter, according to a lawsuit....
21:17, 08/23/2019

How Shay Mitchell and More Stars Pulled Off Epic Gender Reveals When it comes to Hollywood gender reveals, your favorite stars always go big! In case you missed the big news, Shay Mitchell celebrated the Fourth of July by posting a brand-new YouTube......
06:17, 07/06/2019

The new American family: trans, gender queer, nonbinary, two-spirit As part of our series, Stonewall at 50, we hear from six people who found love and happiness – after being told they didn’t belong Continue reading......
16:00, 06/20/2019

Mordhau Developers Address Controversy, Saying They Won't Add Gender Or Race Filters After a controversial interview with PC Gamer discussing Mordhau players’ use of slurs and the potential implementation of a race or gender toggle, the game’s developers issued a statement this morning to clarify their stances. They now say they had no plans to add an ethnicity toggle to Mordhau, ad...
22:16, 07/03/2019

College student uses gender-swap filter to catch cop looking for underage sex A male college student reportedly used a gender-altering photo-filter on Snapchat to pose as a 16 year-old girl.        ...
22:16, 06/12/2019

Germany: Girl sues boys' choir for gender discrimination A nine-year-old girl in Berlin who was rejected entrance to a centuries-old boys' choir is filing a lawsuit for gender bias. The case has sparked debate across German media about gender equality versus artistic freedom....
02:32, 08/16/2019

Snapchat's Gender-Swap Filter Inspires a Sting Operation Since its launch in May, Snapchat's gender-swap filter, which allows users to see what they would look like as a stereotypical man or woman, has inspired countless pranks and crude jokes....
21:00, 06/13/2019

Von der Leyen finalizes gender-balanced list of proposed commissioners The president-elect of the European Commission has put forward a list of commissioners to represent EU member states. If it is accepted, the commission will have almost as many women as men as members....
05:00, 09/10/2019

Gender equality, education and the environment at the forefront of new SDG Advocate campaigns Back in May, six innovative public figures joined the battle to push the world towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Each of the new official SDG Advocates committed themselves to pursue the 17 goals on behalf of “peace, prosperity, people, planet, and partnerships.” As...
06:32, 08/15/2019

Africa's Mobile Gender Gap: Millions of African women still offline Many African women can still only dream of owning a smartphone and having access to the internet. Men, however, have long been able to surf the web. This inequality has significant political and economic consequences....
04:00, 08/10/2019

From Catalina to Alexis: Chilean teen first to legally change gender In 2016, Chilean 14-year old girl Catalina began to identify with friends and family as Alexis, a boy. It took Chile's conservative, Roman Catholic legal system far longer to come around....
07:48, 09/07/2019

U.S. Soccer agrees to mediation with women’s team over pay, gender discrimination: WSJ The U.S. Soccer Federation has reached a tentative agreement for mediation with the women's national team to resolve complaints in a lawsuit over equal pay with the men's team, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday....
21:32, 06/21/2019

'Then I saw RuPaul's Drag Race': coming out as X-gender in Tokyo – a manga As a young manga artist, M A Joy felt they did not fit in – but learning to identify as neither male nor female opened up both their art and the cityI am a manga artist, M A Joy. I draw manga and illustrations; I also like to make things. During my childhood I lived in Fukagawa, a downtown area of T...
20:00, 06/14/2019

Gender Reveal Party Goes Terribly Wrong As Car Bursts Into Flames Queensland Police released drone footage of the gender reveal gone wrong to warn others against attempting such stunts. The video shows a man's car bursting into flames on the Gold Coast while he was......
09:32, 07/10/2019

Snap revenue boosted by gender-bending photo filter Shares of Snapchat parent company Snap Inc. soared more than 10 percent in extended trading Tuesday — thanks in part to a viral face filter that can turn a woman into a man and vice versa. The Los Angeles-based Snap handily beat Wall Street’s expectations for the second quarter, including a revenue ...
04:48, 07/24/2019

Gender and racial diversity on the up in blockbuster films, study finds Survey finds more inclusivity in casting – but not behind the camera – while LGBTQ and disabled people remain marginalisedThere were more leading roles for women and people of colour in blockbusters in 2018 than any previous year, according to a new survey. USC’s Annenberg School for Communication a...
21:00, 09/04/2019

Cyberpunk 2077’s character creation system won’t have gender options CD Projekt Red recently revealed that Cyberpunk 2077’s character creation system won’t allow players to choose their character’s gender. This is a big deal for LGBT gamers and, hopefully, a sign the company’s committed to being more inclusive. The news comes from a Metro interview with Marthe Jonker...
21:48, 08/27/2019

More than 7,000 Americans have gender X IDs, a victory for transgender rights. Is it a safety risk, too? Ten states offer gender-neutral IDs with an X marker: Arkansas, Oregon, Minnesota, Maine, Utah, Colorado, California, Indiana, Nevada and Vermont.        ...
15:48, 08/08/2019

Gender equality, justice in law and practice: Essential for sustainable development Fundamentally linked to human development, gender justice requires ending inequality and redressing existing disparities between women and men, according to a high-level United Nations forum on the situation in Arab States....
18:16, 04/28/2019

Overlooked No More: Claude Cahun, Whose Photographs Explored Gender and Sexuality Society generally considered women to be women and men to be men in early-20th-century France. Cahun’s work protested gender and sexual norms, and has become increasingly relevant....
00:48, 06/20/2019

Florida couple uses pet alligator to reveal 10th child’s gender Welcome to a gender reveal party with a lot of bite. Stacie Childs-Wright and husband Chad Wright let their pet alligator, Amos, show the world the sex of their unborn baby, which will be the couple’s 10th child. A video from Tampa station Fox 13, courtesy of Childs-Wright, shows a barefoot Wright d...
07:16, 06/12/2019

No need to Google gender bias to see women come up short. S.H.E. hopes to change that A new program created by the hair products company Pantene aims to make sure search results are more equitable between men and women        ...
19:32, 04/30/2019

Are ‘women in tech’ events helpful or hurtful to gender equality? A tech conference is perhaps one of the very few places where women don’t have to wait in a hellishly long line for the toilets. Countless tech events, like Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference, seriously lack female attendance — yet another indicator of tech’s gender disparity. To fight t...
15:32, 05/01/2019

My queer lioness: the artist unleashing a gender-bending cat on Venice Turner prize-winner Charlotte Prodger is representing Scotland at the Biennale – with gargling bagpipes and a butch lioness with a beard. She reveals all about her wild attractionIt is entirely characteristic of Charlotte Prodger’s gentle, subtle wit that she has used the sound of bagpipes in her ne...
14:48, 05/08/2019

AI voice assistants fuel sexist gender stereotypes: UN study Hey Siri, is this sexist? A new study from the United Nations says that female AI assistants reinforce harmful gender stereotypes. Apple’s Siri, Google’s Google Assistant, Microsoft’s Cortana and Amazon’s Alexa all come with female voices, though most offer the choice of swit...
15:16, 05/23/2019

Catholic Church rejects use of gender identity theory in education In a new document aimed at Catholic schools, the Church has rejected the idea that people should be free to choose their gender. The LGBT community has said the document would encourage more hatred and bigotry....
02:16, 06/11/2019

Why Snapchat’s new gender swap feature is problematic for trans people You’ve probably seen it all over your social media timelines and stories this week — friends using Snapchat’s new gender-bending filter to create uncanny and slightly creepy versions of themselves as men, women, and babies. SNAPCHAT FILTER IS CRAZY! ...
18:48, 05/18/2019

AI female voice assistants reinforce gender bias - UN report Artificial intelligence voice assistants, such as Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri, are perpetuating and spreading gender stereotypes, says a new UN report. ...
00:32, 05/22/2019

Blurred lines: A pregnant man’s tragedy tests gender notions Doctors are reporting a tragic case of a hospital not acting urgently when a pregnant transgender man arrived in labor that ended in a stillbirth. They say it shows the need to think beyond labels to provide the best care. There’s a similar danger of missing diseases such as sickle cell and cy...
00:32, 05/16/2019

Adam Silver Calls for More Gender Diversity in N.B.A. Officiating and Coaching In a talk in Washington, the N.B.A. commissioner also said that the Golden State Warriors were “not ideal” for the competitive balance of the league....
01:48, 05/10/2019

'Hair hasn't got gender': finally hairdressers are charging men the same as women Men’s hair is just as complicated and time-consuming to cut, says one London salon‘We did contemplate doing it slowly, raising it little by little,” says Susannah Richardson. “But then we thought no, we’re doing it completely, for moral reasons. It’s about equality, it’s the right thing to do.”Richa...
20:32, 05/07/2019

Woman Sues 3 Tokyo Medical Schools Over Gender, Age Discrimination A Japanese woman Wednesday sued three Tokyo medical schools she says rejected her because of her gender and age, in a case her lawyer said was the "tip of the iceberg"....
12:32, 06/05/2019

FIFA adds new awards categories to provide gender parity FIFA introduces gender parity for its awards by adding a women's goalkeeper category and female team of the year        ...
17:00, 05/06/2019

Cannes festival adapts to #MeToo era – but gender issues remain Film event adds family-friendly initiative yet for female directors it looks to be business as usualThis year, the Cannes film festival is rolling out an initiative called Le Ballon Rouge – named after a children’s film by Albert Lamorisse – which offers a package of services aimed at making the fes...
16:16, 05/10/2019

For the Trans Community, Snapchat’s ‘Gender-Swapping’ Filter Is Complicated It’s a simple idea––a new filter on Snapchat lets users alter images of themselves to look like a different gender. The Snapchat lens, introduced last week, has taken off, with “gender-swapping” photos and videos proliferating across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, too...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Trump Fed pick has a 25-year record of criticizing gender advancement Stephen Moore, President Donald Trump's pick to serve on the Federal Reserve Board, once dismissed the Violence Against Women Act as the "most objectionable pork" in the 1994 crime bill, saying the money would better spent if Americans were forced to write checks to "radical feminist" groups....
15:00, 05/01/2019

Women in Bolivia using theater to fight gender-based violence LA PAZ, Bolivia — On stage, amid the hubbub of a Bolivian street market, women recount their stories of abuse at the hands of men. But the violence depicted in the play isn’t just make-believe for the 22 indigenous actresses: It’s based on their own real-life experiences. “Kusisita,” a work that see...
21:16, 05/27/2019

Kamala Harris proposes equal pay measure to close gender gap U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, one of two dozen Democrats vying for the 2020 presidential nomination, on Monday proposed closing the gender pay gap by requiring companies to disclose pay data and secure an "equal pay certification" or be fined....
13:16, 05/20/2019

Fifa set to close gender pay gap after 2019 Women's World Cup Fifa has agreed to negotiate more prize money for women's national teams after this summer's 2019 Women's World Cup, following a successful campaign by Australia....
15:00, 06/04/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand on being underestimated for 2020 Democratic nod: 'I think it's just gender bias' Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., said Saturday she feels like she’s being underestimated in the race for the Democratic nomination for president, who will likely go up against President Trump in 2020....
09:16, 05/13/2019

Digital assistants like Siri and Alexa entrench gender biases, says UN Female-voiced tech often gives submissive responses to queries, Unesco report findsAssigning female genders to digital assistants such as Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa is helping entrench harmful gender biases, according to a UN agency.Research released by Unesco claims that the often submissive a...
03:32, 05/22/2019

Without ‘transformative shifts,’ women will wait two centuries for gender equality “I think it's almost a joke that it will take the world so long to create women empowerment, particularly as we know that there’s an economic upside in empowering women in the range of $28 trillion.”...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Viral Ad On #BarbershopGirls Of Uttar Pradesh Smashes Gender Stereotypes Neha and Jyoti took over their father's barber shop in 2014, stepping into a profession dominated by men. Today, their inspirational story has been turned into a viral ad....
13:16, 05/01/2019

| Caster to appeal gender rule at Swiss Supreme Court Caster Semenya will appeal the ruling by CAS which ruled in favour of the IAAF and their right to have female athletes regulate their testosterone levels....
22:32, 05/29/2019

South Africa’s new Cabinet sees gender balance for first time ever South Africa’s president announced a new cabinet Wednesday that for the first time in the country’s history will be made up of 50 percent women – and one of those women is from the opposition....
22:48, 05/30/2019

Employers Who Talk Up Gender Equity, but Silence Harassment Victims The woman leading Australia’s inquiry into workplace sexual harassment is trying to overcome nondisclosure agreements that prevent victims from talking....
12:48, 05/01/2019

Bhojpuri Singer-Actor Pawan Singh Charged For Alleged Sexual Harassment Bhojpuri actor-singer Pawan Singh has been charged for allegedly sexually harassing a 25-year-old woman actor on social media, police said on Saturday....
23:32, 08/03/2019

Grammy-winning opera singer allegedly attacked random woman on subway Grammy Award-winning opera singer John Easterlin allegedly attacked a random woman on a subway platform, The Post has learned. The 57-year-old tenor is accused of tripping and punching the 35-year-old stranger in the ribs as she walked up to the turnstile in the station at Broadway and West 50th Str...
06:48, 08/01/2019

Singer Udit Narayan Claims Getting Death Threats, Files Police Complaint Veteran playback singer Udit Narayan, who claims to have been getting threat calls for the last one month from an unknown number, has lodged a complaint against the caller at Amboli Police station in......
21:48, 07/29/2019

Country Singer Kylie Rae Harris, 30, Dies in New Mexico Multi-Vehicle Crash Country singer Kylie Rae Harris, who started out stringing together lyrics and performing as a teenager, was one of two people killed in a three-vehicle crash in New Mexico. Harris’ publicist confirmed her death Thursday, saying family and friends of the 30-year-old Texas native were heartbrok...
07:00, 09/06/2019

Singer says Carrie Underwood stole ‘Sunday Night Football’ theme song A singer and a group of songwriters claim in a lawsuit filed on Wednesday that Carrie Underwood’s “Game On,” theme song for “Sunday Night Football” is actually ripped off from a song that the plaintiffs wrote back in 2016 and unsuccessfully pitched to Underwood’s production team. In a su...
03:00, 06/20/2019

British singer Cliff Richard demands change to sex offense anonymity rules British singer Cliff Richard joined forces with other high profile figures in the media on Monday to demand that those people accused of sexual offenses are given anonymity until they are charged....
22:16, 07/01/2019

Jay Leno hits golden buzzer after powerful performance from 10-year-old opera singer Longtime comedian and TV host Jay Leno joined NBC's "America's Got Talent" for Judges Cuts. He hit the golden buzzer for a 10-year-old opera singer.        ...
20:16, 08/08/2019

Singer Bryson Tiller and Girlfriend Kendra Bailey Expecting Baby Girl Congratulations to Bryson Tiller and Kendra Bailey! The 26-year-old "Don't" artist and his model girlfriend are expecting a baby girl, the couple announced on Instagram on......
02:16, 09/04/2019

Sephora to shut US stores for diversity training after racial incident involving singer SZA Sephora will close all its U.S. stores, distribution centers and corporate offices for an hour on Wednesday to conduct diversity training for employees, following a racial incident involving a Grammy-nominated singer....
05:32, 06/04/2019

Happy 30th birthday, Bebe Rexha! The singer's style through the years Bebe Rexha, award-winning singer/songwriter, turns 30 on August 30, 2019. Check out the pop star's best fashion moments.        ...
23:48, 08/30/2019

Jeremy Renner, Johnny Depp, Bradley Walsh: which is the best actor-turned-singer? Renner joins a long line of thesps trying to make a move to the world of musicModern Toss on actors deciding to become musiciansJeremy Renner has realised what we always knew: everybody is in love with actors, constantly, but especially when they’re not acting in movies, doing that thing they do in ...
16:48, 08/09/2019

Google Doodle Remembers Iconic American Singer BB King On 94th Birthday Today's Doodle, illustrated by Little Rock-based guest artist Steve Spencer and animated by Brooklyn-based guest animator Nayeli Lavanderos, celebrates B.B. King-the iconic "King of the Blues" who......
06:32, 09/16/2019

Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx Split After He's Spotted With Singer Sela Vave It's over between Katie Holmes and Jamie Foxx. E! News has confirmed that the Dawson's Creek alum and the Oscar winner, who first sparked romance rumors in 2013, are going their......
23:00, 08/19/2019

Jamie Foxx and Singer Sela Vave Leave Nightclub Holding Hands Jamie Foxx made headlines this weekend when he was spotted with an woman named Sela Vave outside a West Hollywood nightclub on Friday night. The notoriously private 51-year-old actor,......
11:48, 08/18/2019

Disney Casts R&B Singer Halle Bailey as Ariel in Live-Action Little Mermaid Halle Bailey is ready to go "Under the Sea." The Chloe x Halle member is officially part of Disney's world because she's been tapped to play the coveted role of Ariel in......
23:48, 07/03/2019

The last living nun who fought Katy Perry's purchase of LA convent says the singer 'has blood on her hands' Mel Melcon/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images, Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP A nun who fought off Katy Perry's purchase of a Los Angeles convent isn't giving up on the feud. Sister Rita Callanan said Perry has "blood on her hands" after the battle for the property, which began in 2015. This marks the...
23:48, 06/09/2019

Arda Turan sentenced to prison for firing gun at hospital after nightclub fight with singer Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan has been sentenced to two years and eight months in jail after firing a gun at a hospital following a fight with a Turkish pop star....
15:48, 09/11/2019

Placido Domingo, opera singer, accused of sexual harassment by 8 singers and a dancer Placido Domingo issued a statement saying: “The allegations from these unnamed individuals dating back as many as 30 years are deeply troubling, and as presented, inaccurate."...
14:00, 08/13/2019

Country singer Drake White opens up about brain condition after near-collapse onstage Country singer Drake White opened up about having a brain condition that disrupts blood flow after he nearly collapsed onstage last week.        ...
17:48, 08/22/2019

This keyboard app spell-checks gender bias to challenge how we talk to girls Language is not gender-neutral, and it’s time to identify and challenge the societal structure that systematically stops all women from thriving — one of these structures is gendered language and the patriarchal ideas built into it. One project hoping to change perceptions around everyday, gender-bi...
13:32, 06/06/2019

German Social Democrats adopt gender parity leadership model Germany's oldest political party has decided to adopt a twin-leader model in as part of its attempt to regalvanize the party base. The Social Democrats are tanking in opinion polls and casting around for fresh ideas....
21:00, 06/24/2019

USWNT, USSF agree to mediation in gender-discrimination lawsuit after World Cup Both sides are interested in resolving the longstanding disagreement over pay and working conditions, according to two people with knowledge of each parties’ thinking....
23:48, 06/21/2019

America's favorite booze varies by gender, education level According to a new Gallup poll, the number of people who prefer liquor as their first adult beverage choice has caught up to wine.       ...
22:50, 08/13/2019

Liz Cheney calls out AOC on 'phony gender discrimination' claims: 'She hurts all women' House GOP Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., defended Israel on Thursday and blasted Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., over "phony" claims that the nation discriminated against her collagues....
22:00, 08/16/2019

Girl, 9, sues renowned Berlin boys choir over gender bias A 9-year-old girl is suing a centuries-old Berlin boys choir, arguing that her bid to join was only rejected because of her gender, in a case that has sparked debate over equal rights versus artistic freedom....
02:00, 08/17/2019

UN official blasts US abortion laws as ‘gender-based violence against women’ A UN official blasted the policy of outlawing abortion in some US states as “torture” and said there was a coordinated effort to attack women’s rights. “We have not called it out in the same way we have other forms of extremist hate, but this is gender-based violence against women,...
08:16, 06/05/2019

Canadian single dad faces human rights complaint for asking about babysitter’s gender A single father in Canada may have violated his province's human rights act by asking about the gender and age of a potential babysitter, according to a lawsuit....
22:16, 08/23/2019

Gender minority college students at increased mental health risk (Reuters Health) - Gender minority students in U.S. colleges and universities are four times as likely as other students to experience mental health problems, researchers say....
21:48, 08/22/2019

Alleged Colorado school shooter says he targeted kids over gender taunts One of the Colorado charter school shooting suspects told police he targeted classmates who mocked his gender identity. Alec McKinney, 16, who was born female and identifies as male, said students at the STEM School Highlands Ranch called him “disgusting,” made fun of him and repeatedly ...
07:32, 06/21/2019

Germany: Girl loses gender bias case against boys choir The choir's right to artistic freedom is decisive, a Berlin court has ruled after the parents of a 9-year-old girl sued when she was rejected by the prestigious State and Cathedral Choir....
08:00, 08/17/2019

Julianne Moore believes in 'quotas' for gender parity in movie industry Julianne Moore said Wednesday that larger efforts are needed in order for the movie industry to reach gender parity, and that means implementing quotas....
17:00, 05/16/2019

Snapchat’s gender-swap photo filter is no game for trans people Hit a button, and you’re “transformed” into a woman. The beard disappears. The face and jaw smooth out. The hair floats jauntily around the shoulders. “Yo this is SPOT ON my mom.” ”Pretty.” ”Are you in a sorority?” A swipe and another click. Sudd...
22:32, 05/17/2019

Mario Lopez walks back remarks on kids and gender identity Mario Lopez has apologized for telling conservative commentator Candace Owens that it’s “dangerous” and “alarming” for parents to honor the wishes of young children who identify with a gender other than the one assigned at birth...
08:16, 08/01/2019

Hawaii poised to become ninth state to have "Gender X" as an option on driver licenses Hawaii’s “No License to Discriminate” bill is expected to become law Wednesday, which would make the state the ninth in the country to offer “Gender X” as a category on driver licenses.  ...
14:00, 06/26/2019

Despite progress, companies face gender equality ‘backlash’: UN business body Although the drive to reach gender equality has picked up speed, and diversity initiatives have been put into place in companies and organizations, a significant level of resistance and backlash remains, according to a leading UN business group....
18:16, 04/28/2019

Jury rejects St. Louis police officer’s gender bias lawsuit ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jurors have rejected a high-ranking St. Louis police officer’s claim that her colleague was promoted to deputy chief instead of her because of gender bias. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the jury ruled against Lt. Col. Rochelle Jones on Thursday. Her lawsuit alleged ...
18:48, 06/14/2019

EU member states accept Von der Leyen's gender-balanced list of commissioners EU member states have accepted the list of commissioners put forward by the European Commission's president-elect. For the first time, the commission could have almost as many women as men as members....
16:48, 09/10/2019

| Boy or girl? Hong Kong at centre of banned China gender test Shady middle-men are openly advertising on Chinese social media to smuggle blood samples of pregnant women to Hong Kong to skirt the mainland's ban on gender testing, an AFP investigation has found....
19:16, 05/22/2019

Snap's Android fix, gender-changing lens boost users, shares up 9% Snap Inc's Snapchat on Tuesday beat analysts' estimates for user growth and revenue, getting a boost from a better version of its Android app and the launch of new augmented reality photo lenses....
02:48, 07/24/2019

London gender clinic reports rising number of non-binary attendees A gender identity clinic for under-18s says the rise in young people seeking help may be levelling off, and that an increasing proportion identify as non-binary...
17:32, 07/18/2019

Angry alligators, terrified guests: when gender-reveal parties go wrong A Florida couple’s party went viral after they used an alligator to announce the sex of their new baby. But even less ambitious events have their risksThere are gender-reveal parties, and then there is what just happened in Florida. A video has gone viral of a US couple using an alligator to announc...
14:16, 06/13/2019

Facial recognition must not introduce gender or racial bias, police told Benefits should be great enough to outweigh any public distrust, says ethics reportFacial recognition software should only be used by police if they can prove it will not introduce gender or racial bias to operations, an ethics panel has said.A report by the London policing ethics panel, which was s...
20:48, 05/29/2019

Former pro golfer Kendra Little describes gender-identity struggle and why she left sport Former golfer Kendra Little revealed her secret last week, discussing her AIS. She was born with appearance of a female but genetic makeup of a male.        ...
02:48, 07/14/2019

Hollywood’s gender pay gap revealed: male stars earn $1m more per film than women Disparity is almost the same in 2015 as in 1980, say researchers who call for contracts to be made publicIn the Richard Curtis film Notting Hill, the bumbling stockbroker Bernie, played by Hugh Bonneville, meets Anna Scott, unaware that Julia Roberts’s character is the world’s most famous female act...
10:32, 09/15/2019