Why Does Trump Win With White Men?

The gender gap probably deserves another name.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #democratic-party, #men-and-boys, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #whites, #women-and-girls

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Wealthy Millennial Women Tend to Defer to Husbands on Investing

Even the most educated and high-achieving women do not participate equally with their husbands in long-term financial decision making, according to a study.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #ellevest, #financial-planners, #ginsburg-ruth-bader, #high-net-worth-individuals, #krawcheck-sallie-l, #lowry-erin, #mckinseyco, #millennial-generation, #national-womens-law-center, #porter-katie-1974, #research, #ubs-ag, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

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Outcry in Philippines Over General’s ‘Warning’ to Female Celebrities

Accusing a women’s rights group of ties to Communist rebels, the general told an actress she could be killed if she associated with the organization.

#defense-and-military-forces, #parlade-antonio, #philippines, #politics-and-government, #soberano-liza-1998, #threats-and-threatening-messages, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

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What if Only White Men Voted?

We’d have elected a white supremacist and an accused child abuser to the Senate, and we’d have four more years of Donald Trump. The gender gap, explained.

#men-and-boys, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #race-and-ethnicity, #whites, #women-and-girls

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‘Now and Then’ at 25: Girlhood Finally Taken Seriously

This movie about inseparable tweens and the grown-ups they became was dismissed in 1995. Today it’s cherished by waves of new fans for the weight it gives their stories.

#birch-thora, #children-and-childhood, #friendship, #glatter-lesli-linka, #griffith-melanie, #hoffmann-gaby, #king-i-marlene, #moore-demi, #movies, #nineteen-hundred-nineties, #now-and-then-movie, #odonnell-rosie, #pretty-little-liars-tv-program, #ricci-christina, #wilson-rita, #women-and-girls

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In Iran, Aydin Aghdashloo Is Accused of Sexual Misconduct by 13 Women

The #MeToo movement has hit a nerve among Iran’s women. Now accusations against a politically connected celebrity artist are testing the movement in a sexually conservative society dominated by men.

#metoo-movement, #aghdashloo-aydin, #art, #iran, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

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Poland Court Ruling Effectively Bans Legal Abortions

The decision, which cannot be appealed, halts pregnancy terminations for fetal abnormalities, virtually the only type currently performed in the country.

#abortion, #constitutions, #european-union, #kaczynski-jaroslaw, #law-and-justice-poland, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

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Copenhagen Mayor Resigns Amid #MeToo Wave in Denmark

Frank Jensen admitted to harassing numerous women over decades. His case is part of a gathering confrontation in the country over sexual misconduct.

#city-councils, #denmark, #frederiksen-mette, #jensen-frank, #kofod-jeppe, #linde-sofie, #sexual-harassment, #social-democratic-party-denmark, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

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The Little-Known Women Behind Some Well-Known Landscapes

“Women have literally shaped the American landscape and continue to today, but their names and contributions are largely unknown.”

#architecture, #gardens-and-gardening, #historic-buildings-and-sites, #landscaping, #women-and-girls

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Apollo Board Will Review Leon Black’s Ties to Jeffrey Epstein

Mr. Black, the chief executive and chairman of Apollo Global Management, asked independent board members to examine his relationship with the convicted sex offender.

#apollo-global-management, #black-leon-d, #boards-of-directors, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #epstein-jeffrey-e-1953, #human-trafficking, #private-equity, #sex-crimes, #women-and-girls

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How Women in Major League Baseball Found Support in a Group Text

In 2019, Jen Wolf felt a lack of support for women like her trying to find work in professional baseball. The group chat she started has become a rare place for mentoring and understanding.

#balkovec-rachel, #baseball, #coaches-and-managers, #hiring-and-promotion, #major-league-baseball, #minor-leagues, #nakken-alyssa-1990, #wolf-jennifer, #women-and-girls

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U.S. Schedules First Execution of a Woman in Nearly 70 Years

Lisa Montgomery, the only woman on federal death row, was convicted of killing a pregnant woman and attempting to pass the baby off as her own.

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Bill Offering L.G.B.T. Protections in Italy Spurs Rallies on Both Sides

Supporters frame the measure as a long-overdue means to provide basic human rights. Opponents depict it as an overreaching step that would suppress opinion.

#assaults, #discrimination, #gender, #hate-crimes, #hate-speech, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #italy, #law-and-legislation, #transgender-and-transsexuals, #women-and-girls

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The Women Behind the Million Man March

Behind every great feat in the public record lies an untold story of the unsung foot soldiers.

#black-people, #national-mall-washington-dc, #united-states, #voter-registration-and-requirements, #washington-dc, #women-and-girls

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For Young Rohingya Brides, Marriage Means a Perilous, Deadly Crossing

Girls and young women from refugee camps in Bangladesh, promised to men they have never met, are undertaking the dangerous journey to Malaysia to join them.

#aceh-province-indonesia, #bangladesh, #human-trafficking, #indonesia, #malaysia, #myanmar, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #rohingya-ethnic-group, #smuggling, #southeast-asia, #war-crimes-genocide-and-crimes-against-humanity, #women-and-girls

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‘Please Like Me,’ Trump Begged. For Many Women, It’s Way Too Late.

The white suburban voters the president needs to carve a path to victory have turned away from him, for deeply personal reasons.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #ohio, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #women-and-girls

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Overlooked No More: Eleanor Flexner, Pioneering Feminist in an Anti-Feminist Age

“Century of Struggle,” her 1959 history of the women’s rights movement, uncovered previously ignored narratives, like the contributions of African-American women.

#biographical-information, #black-people, #books-and-literature, #flexner-eleanor, #nineteenth-amendment-us-constitution, #research, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

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Lauren Fleshman’s Feminist Approach to Coaching

She won national championships but her career likely suffered because she made herself too thin. Now she is coaching an all-female running team to make sure others don’t suffer the same fate.

#athletics-and-sports, #bergesen-sally-1968, #cain-mary-1996, #oiselle-running-inc, #running, #women-and-girls

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Trump’s Misogyny Might Finally Catch Up With Him

If women defeat Trump, it will be because of all he’s done to defeat them.

#access-hollywood-tv-program, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2016, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-voters-against-trump, #third-party-politics-us, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #women-and-girls

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a Native Daughter of Brooklyn, to Get a Statue in Her Hometown

The memorial, announced by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, is one of several efforts to honor Justice Ginsburg in Brooklyn, where she grew up.

#adams-eric-l, #brooklyn-nyc, #cuomo-andrew-m, #ginsburg-ruth-bader, #monuments-and-memorials-structures, #supreme-court-us, #women-and-girls

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Draft Bill Rejected in Germany Over Feminine Wording

When proposed legislation in Germany used the feminine form for groups of men and women rather than the usual masculine, it was rejected as potentially invalid.

#discrimination, #gender, #german-language, #law-and-legislation, #merkel-angela, #seehofer-horst, #women-and-girls

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Did Lockdowns Lower Premature Births? A New Study Adds Evidence

Dutch researchers say the “impact was real,” adding to hopes that doctors will learn more about factors contributing to preterm birth.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #income-inequality, #netherlands, #premature-babies, #research, #the-lancet-public-health, #women-and-girls, #your-feed-health, #your-feed-healthcare, #your-feed-science

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5 Professors Sue Rutgers, Saying It Shortchanges Women on Pay

The five women say they are paid tens of thousands of dollars less than men with similar qualifications. The university says it is “committed to pay equity.”

#american-assn-of-university-women, #colleges-and-universities, #discrimination, #new-jersey, #rutgers-the-state-university-of-new-jersey, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #wages-and-salaries, #women-and-girls

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Why ‘Supermom’ Gets Star Billing on Résumés for Public Office

Judge Barrett and Senator Harris negotiate America’s freighted expectations for women.

#barrett-amy-coney, #harris-kamala-d, #parenting, #politics-and-government, #presidential-election-of-2020, #supreme-court-us, #women-and-girls

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Mothers are the ‘Shock Absorbers’ of Our Society

The pandemic is forcing moms out of work at great financial, societal and marital costs.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #labor-and-jobs, #parenting, #unemployment, #women-and-girls, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment

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For Indian Women Working as Cooks and Nannies, No #MeToo Moment

A new study by Human Rights Watch found that poor Indian women who work in the informal jobs sector are routinely subjected to sexual harassment and abuse despite a groundbreaking law.

#metoo-movement, #human-rights-watch, #india, #sexual-harassment, #women-and-girls, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

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Princeton to Pay Nearly $1.2 Million to Female Professors to Address Inequity

A U.S. Department of Labor review of staff wages from 2012 to 2014 found disparities between male and female professors.

#colleges-and-universities, #discrimination, #labor-department-us, #princeton-university, #wages-and-salaries, #women-and-girls

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Megan Thee Stallion: Why I Speak Up for Black Women

I’m not afraid of criticism, and ‘Protect Black women’ should not be controversial.

#black-people, #cameron-daniel-j-1985, #deaths-fatalities, #discrimination, #race-and-ethnicity, #rap-and-hip-hop, #united-states, #women-and-girls

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Why Only Amy Coney Barrett Gets to Have It All

Her strong faith, embrace of motherhood and career accomplishments have made her a conservative icon. So why aren’t more girls from conservative Christian traditions encouraged to be like her?

#barrett-amy-coney, #christians-and-christianity, #people-of-praise, #united-states, #women-and-girls

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Questioning Begins for Judge Amy Coney Barrett. Here’s What to Watch For.

Republicans appear prepared to continue burnishing Judge Barrett’s reputation, while Democrats may look to attack the hearing itself, rather than the nominee.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #barrett-amy-coney, #christians-and-christianity, #conservatism-us-politics, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #democratic-party, #patient-protection-and-affordable-care-act-2010, #republican-party, #senate-committee-on-the-judiciary, #supreme-court-us, #united-states-politics-and-government, #women-and-girls

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Amy Coney Barrett Hearing: Time, Streaming and Senate Questioning

Republicans appear prepared to continue burnishing Judge Barrett’s reputation, while Democrats may look to attack the hearing itself, rather than the nominee.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #barrett-amy-coney, #christians-and-christianity, #conservatism-us-politics, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #democratic-party, #patient-protection-and-affordable-care-act-2010, #republican-party, #senate-committee-on-the-judiciary, #supreme-court-us, #united-states-politics-and-government, #women-and-girls

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Two Parties Offer Dueling Views of Barrett as Confirmation Fight Begins

On the first day of the election-season confirmation hearings, Democrats portrayed Judge Amy Coney Barrett as a threat to Americans’ health care coverage as Republicans charged anti-Catholic bias.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #barrett-amy-coney, #christians-and-christianity, #conservatism-us-politics, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #democratic-party, #graham-lindsey, #patient-protection-and-affordable-care-act-2010, #republican-party, #senate, #senate-committee-on-the-judiciary, #supreme-court-us, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #women-and-girls

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In Former Taliban Stronghold, Defiant Women Hit the Gym

A women’s health club in Kandahar challenges conservative Afghan traditions that vilify exercise for women. Many work out secretly.

#exercise, #health-clubs, #kandahar-afghanistan, #taliban, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

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Rooted in Faith, Representing a New Conservatism: Amy Coney Barrett’s Path to a Court Pick

As Judge Barrett’s confirmation hearings are set to begin, her background and résumé mark a stark departure from more traditional nominees to the Supreme Court.

#appeals-courts-us, #appointments-and-executive-changes, #barrett-amy-coney, #christians-and-christianity, #conservatism-us-politics, #education-k-12, #families-and-family-life, #law-and-legislation, #legal-profession, #mcgahn-donald-f-ii, #roman-catholic-church, #supreme-court-us, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #university-of-notre-dame, #women-and-girls

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Parties Offer Divergent Portraits of Barrett as Senate Opens Hearings

Democrats will portray President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee as an ideologue, while Republicans will paint her as an accomplished working mother.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #barrett-amy-coney, #christians-and-christianity, #conservatism-us-politics, #democratic-party, #ginsburg-ruth-bader, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #senate, #supreme-court-us, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #women-and-girls

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In Belarus, Women Led the Protests and Shattered Stereotypes

The women who organized the political campaign and the subsequent protests against President Aleksandr G. Lukashenko may ultimately be defeated. But society may never be the same.

#alexievich-svetlana, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #kolesnikova-maria, #lukashenko-aleksandr-g, #men-and-boys, #minsk-belarus, #tikhanovskaya-svetlana, #women-and-girls, #world-war-ii-1939-45

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Kamala Harris and the ‘Double Bind’ of Racism and Sexism

Reactions to her debate performance show not only the bias that women and people of color face, but the fact that for women of color, that bias is more than the sum of its parts.

#discrimination, #harris-kamala-d, #presidential-election-of-2020, #race-and-ethnicity, #women-and-girls

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Supreme Court Won’t Immediately Revive Abortion-Pill Restriction

A federal judge, citing the pandemic, had suspended a federal requirement that women seeking medication abortions pick up a pill in person.

#abortion, #abortion-drugs, #alito-samuel-a-jr, #american-college-of-obstetricians-and-gynecologists, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #decisions-and-verdicts, #food-and-drug-administration, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #supreme-court-us, #thomas-clarence, #women-and-girls

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Radha Blank Breaks Through With Netflix’s ‘The Forty-Year-Old Version’

Radha Blank spent years trying to impress the theater world. Now, her Sundance hit, “The Forty-Year-Old Version,” is proof that dreams don’t expire.

#black-people, #blank-radha, #movies, #the-40-year-old-version-movie, #theater, #women-and-girls

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beabadoobee Made Bedroom Pop. Now She’s Turning Up the Volume.

The 20-year-old singer and songwriter Bea Kristi’s song “Coffee” has reached millions. Now she’s releasing “Fake It Flowers,” an album that puts a new spin on ’90s alt-rock.

#beabadoobee-singer, #fake-it-flowers-album, #london-england, #nineteen-hundred-nineties, #pop-and-rock-music, #social-media, #tiktok-bytedance, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming, #women-and-girls, #youtube-com

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Kamala Harris vs Mike Pence Debate: What To Know

Mr. Pence will probably be pressed to defend President Trump’s handling of the coronavirus, and his own actions as well. Ms. Harris will have to defend not just her record, but also Joe Biden’s.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #debates-political, #harris-kamala-d, #minorities, #pence-mike, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #vice-presidents-and-vice-presidency-us, #women-and-girls

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Likability, Authenticity, Smiles: The Debate Tightrope for Kamala Harris

After a disastrous first presidential debate, all eyes will be on a vice-presidential debate that’s rife with gendered and racial challenges.

#debates-political, #discrimination, #harris-kamala-d, #pence-mike, #presidential-election-of-2020, #race-and-ethnicity, #vice-presidents-and-vice-presidency-us, #women-and-girls

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Parenting Was Never Meant to Be This Isolating

Nuclear families have always relied on a community for practical support.

#anxiety-and-stress, #child-care, #children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #families-and-family-life, #labor-and-jobs, #parenting, #women-and-girls

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A Full Guide to the Kamala Harris vs Mike Pence Debate

Mr. Pence will probably be pressed to defend President Trump’s handling of the coronavirus, and his own actions as well. Ms. Harris will have to defend not just her record, but also Joe Biden’s.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #debates-political, #harris-kamala-d, #minorities, #pence-mike, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #vice-presidents-and-vice-presidency-us, #women-and-girls

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Why Women Are Biking in Record Numbers in N.Y.C.

When the pandemic hit, draining streets of traffic, more women began using the city’s bike-share program.

#bicycles-and-bicycling, #citi-bike, #commuting, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #new-york-city, #new-york-university, #strava-inc, #traffic-accidents-and-safety, #transportation-alternatives, #trottenberg-polly, #women-and-girls

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The Virus Moved Female Faculty to the Brink. Will Universities Help?

The pandemic is a new setback for women in academia who already faced obstacles on the path to advancing their research and careers.

#boise-state-university, #child-care, #colleges-and-universities, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #discrimination, #research, #shutdowns-institutional, #tenure, #university-of-oregon, #women-and-girls, #work-life-balance, #your-feed-education, #your-feed-science, #your-feed-work

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Blood, Passion and Captivity: Gentileschi’s Life Is in Her Paintings

A new blockbuster exhibition at the National Gallery in London shows the artist’s defiant strength, forged in the trials she endured.

#art, #gentileschi-artemisia, #national-gallery-london, #women-and-girls

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A Portrait of a Market in India Run Solely by Women

Nupi Keithel, or Women’s Market, a 16th-century bazaar in which all of the vendors are women, is a fountainhead of social and political activism in the Indian state of Manipur.

#imphal-india, #manipur-state-india, #travel-and-vacations, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

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Data Shows Fewer Afghan Women Than Men Get Covid. That’s Bad News.

The number of women reported to have tested positive for the virus is so far below the male average that experts believe it is likely the result of gender inequalities that shut women out of the health care system.

#afghanistan, #afghanistan-war-2001, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #medicine-and-health, #taliban, #women-and-girls

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How Shouting, Finger-Waving Girls Became Our Conscience

Young yet preternaturally wise, figures including Malala Yousafzai and Greta Thunberg have changed the face of activism.

#2020-t-design, #gonzalez-emma, #thunberg-greta, #visbal-kristen, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights, #yousafzai-malala, #youth

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