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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 Gl...
02:28 2019-09-15

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 t...
17:56 2019-08-06

Merriam-Webster adds 530 words to online dictionary, including "dad joke" and gender-neutral pronouns What did the cheese say to the other cheese when it was about to take a picture? “Smile!” That, dear readers, is an example of what Merriam-Webster would call a “dad joke,” which is to say that it’s “a wholesome joke of the type said to be told by fa...
08:00 2019-09-18

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....
23:28 2019-09-13

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 ...
02:28 2019-06-12

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...
02:00 2019-09-14

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 ou...
05:56 2019-07-25

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....
13:00 2019-08-16

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 w...
09:28 2019-09-06

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.  ...
07:56 2019-08-01

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....
23:14 2019-06-04

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.        ...
02:28 2019-06-07

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.......
03:56 2019-06-07

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-...
02:56 2019-06-07

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....
23:56 2019-07-21

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.        ...
08:28 2019-06-07

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 o...
10:28 2019-09-13

Lyft will now let 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....
22:56 2019-06-04

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 th...
08:28 2019-05-28

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......
15:42 2019-05-22

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......
22:28 2019-06-07

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......
00:00 2019-08-15

'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....
12:42 2019-08-19

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."        ...
21:14 2019-06-07

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....
16:28 2019-05-21

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...
19:56 2019-06-03

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....
03:28 2019-07-17

Analysis: How car production will become CO2-neutral Roughly 0.55 tonnes of CO2 is emitted for each car produced Amid the push towards clean EVs, car makers target emission-free manufacturing The automotive industry is fully committed to the development of zero-emission cars, but pressure is growin...
09:14 2019-09-19

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....
18:14 2019-06-18

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)        ...
15:14 2019-05-29

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....
02:00 2019-09-08

'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....
18:56 2019-07-02

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....
16:42 2019-08-31

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....
02:14 2019-08-27

| 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....
14:42 2019-07-19

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....
06:00 2019-06-11

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 write...
08:42 2019-07-18

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....
15:56 2019-08-09

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....
05:28 2019-06-04

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....
12:14 2019-06-04

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....
18:42 2019-07-08

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....
20:14 2019-06-11

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 incr...
15:56 2019-06-04

| 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....
23:14 2019-08-12

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 i...
02:14 2019-09-07

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....
04:01 2019-06-29

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....
18:28 2019-08-29

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 r...
22:42 2019-06-05

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 t...
12:28 2019-08-28

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....
07:28 2019-06-11

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....
17:56 2019-07-31

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....
10:56 2019-06-04

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....
21:56 2019-08-14

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....
04:14 2019-06-13

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....
22:14 2019-07-03

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...
05:00 2019-09-04

U.S. Senate panel embraces $250 million in election security grants A U.S. Senate panel on Thursday approved $250 million in additional federal grants to states and local jurisdictions to improve the security of their voting systems in the run-up to 2020 elections and following Russia's meddling in the 2016 president...
10:28 2019-09-20

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 com...
19:56 2019-09-12

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....
16:28 2019-07-11

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....
18:00 2019-08-08

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....
23:00 2019-07-08

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....
23:42 2019-06-27

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 effort...
15:28 2019-07-01

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"....
16:28 2019-08-13

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."...
17:42 2019-08-28

England embraces rivalries, big venues for Women's WCup lift The first-ever Manchester derby in the Women's Super League opens the season when the competition is still a boost in crowds after the big interest in England's run to the Women's World Cup semifinals      ...
09:28 2019-09-06

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.        ...
14:38 2019-05-21

"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....
08:28 2019-09-08

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       ...
19:42 2019-08-14

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 slippe...
09:42 2019-07-08

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....
16:00 2019-05-21

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 com...
16:14 2019-09-13

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...
01:42 2019-09-09

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....
19:28 2019-09-12

El Niño weather pattern transitions to neutral conditions: U.S. forecaster The El Niño weather pattern has transitioned to ENSO-neutral conditions that have a 50%-55% chance of continuing through the Northern Hemisphere winter of 2019-20, a U.S. government weather forecaster said on Thursday....
16:28 2019-08-08

Jeremy Corbyn: I’ll stay neutral and let the people decide on Brexit Labour leader’s call for ‘sensible’ deal is signal to party that he will resist call to pick sides Jeremy Corbyn: only Labour will give the people a final say on BrexitJeremy Corbyn has set out the four pillars of a “sensible” Brexit deal he would ne...
00:00 2019-09-18

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....
16:28 2019-06-20

MSNBC's Rachel Maddow says her network was 'studiously neutral' to all candidates MSNBC host Rachel Maddow defended her network's treatment of the 20 presidential candidates they hosted, claiming she and the other debate moderators were "studiously neutral."...
10:42 2019-06-28

Labour may stay neutral if referendum is between its Brexit deal or remain Corbyn says Labour will back remain against no deal as McDonnell hints he may do so whatever the second optionJeremy Corbyn has left the door open to staying neutral in a second referendum if the choice were between a Labour Brexit deal and staying i...
19:56 2019-08-19

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....
20:14 2019-08-03

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....
11:42 2019-08-28

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...
10:00 2019-08-31

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......
02:00 2019-08-05

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 ...
01:56 2019-05-22

Democratic Party embraces nonreligious voters, criticizes 'religious liberty' in new resolution The Democratic National Committee (DNC) passed a resolution praising the values of "religiously unaffiliated" Americans as the "largest religious group within the Democratic Party."...
00:56 2019-08-30

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 ...
09:00 2019-09-09

Amazon vows to be carbon neutral by 2040, buying 100,000 electric vans Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos on Thursday committed the company to being carbon neutral by 2040 and said part of that pledge is an order for 100,000 electric delivery vans from a start-up the online retailer has invested in....
19:00 2019-09-19

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. Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic reportedly opposed the goal....
21:28 2019-06-20

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....
21:00 2019-06-20

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 Ce...
21:56 2019-06-19

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....
16:42 2019-08-05

Amazon vows to go carbon neutral 10 years ahead of Paris deadline The tech giant has vowed to go carbon neutral by 2040, beating the Paris Agreement by 10 years. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has encouraged other companies to follow suit. The move comes a day ahead of global climate protests....
02:00 2019-09-20

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....
16:28 2019-06-19

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.        ...
23:42 2019-08-27

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.       ...
16:56 2019-08-22

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 ...
18:28 2019-05-21

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....
20:56 2019-06-19

UPDATE 3-Amazon vows to be carbon neutral by 2040, buying 100,000 electric vans Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos on Thursday committed the company to being carbon neutral by 2040 and said part of that pledge is an order for 100,000 electric delivery vans from a start-up the online retailer has invested in....
20:42 2019-09-19

Kurdish militant leader tells Kurds to stay neutral in Istanbul election The imprisoned leader of the Kurdish militant group PKK, Abdullah Ocalan, called on supporters of a pro-Kurdish political party to remain politically neutral ahead of a local election in Istanbul this weekend, suggesting they should abstain, Turkey's...
23:14 2019-06-20

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.       ...
22:56 2019-07-08

Making carbon-neutral clothes out of algae: the designers taking on fast fashion – video The fashion industry is a fossil-fuel-guzzling operation as many of our clothes are made from petroleum-based textiles such as polyester. Even natural fibres such as cotton have a huge carbon footprint and require a large portion of the world’s pesti...
18:28 2019-09-20

Google pledges carbon-neutral shipping for its devices by 2020, recycled plastic by 2022 Alphabet's Google announced that it would neutralize carbon emissions from delivering consumer hardware by next year and include recycled plastic by 2022.Read More...
14:00 2019-08-06

Brexit news latest: Labour MPs warn Jeremy Corbyn must not stay neutral in new referendum Jeremy Corbyn sparked a fresh row with his party today by promising a new Brexit referendum after the next general election while refusing to say if he would back Leave or Remain....
18:00 2019-09-18

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....
20:14 2019-08-06

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....
01:14 2019-05-29

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....
17:28 2019-09-05

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....
15:28 2019-08-14

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 three (since it’s three years old, now) had Durant, entering unrestricted free agency in the summer of 2016, telling several Thunder...
12:28 2019-07-04

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....
17:00 2019-07-11

R.I.P. Singer-Songwriter Daniel Johnston Daniel Johnston, an influential singer, songwriter, and visual artist, has died. Per The Austin Chronicle, Johnston’s former manager Jeff Tartakov confirmed that Johnston suffered a heart attack on Tuesday night. He was 58....
23:28 2019-09-11

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....
09:28 2019-09-16

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...
18:14 2019-06-19

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....
14:56 2019-06-14

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....
05:42 2019-07-06

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.Wome...
00:28 2019-07-03

Ric Ocasek, singer for The Cars, dies at 75: police Ric Ocasek, the idiosyncratic lead singer and chief songwriter of the 1980s hook-heavy hitmakers The Cars, died on Sunday at the age of 75, New York police said....
04:42 2019-09-16

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....
00:14 2019-07-12

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....
10:28 2019-06-13

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 r...
15:42 2019-06-13

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 ...
20:14 2019-09-13

Paul Singer retreats on price of yet another buyout bid 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 dea...
02:42 2019-07-19

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 hi...
19:42 2019-07-31

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 ...
23:28 2019-07-15

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....
13:14 2019-06-12

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 ...
02:00 2019-06-07

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......
23:28 2019-06-21

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...
05:01 2019-06-29

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 wom...
15:28 2019-05-21

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 n...
16:56 2019-05-26

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......
10:42 2019-06-28

Sexist ads banned over gender stereotypes An advertisement juxtaposing male astronauts with a woman sitting by a stroller, and another depicting two hapless dads, are the first casualties of a British ban on gender stereotypes in advertising....
19:42 2019-08-14

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?...
02:14 2019-08-10

When Dictionaries Wade Into the Gender (Non)Binary Merriam-Webster announced an additional definition for “they”: a third-person, singular pronoun for nonbinary people. And Oxford has been criticized for its entry under “woman.”...
11:14 2019-09-20

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....
01:42 2019-06-21

‘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...
16:28 2019-09-05

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......
01:00 2019-07-03

Syrian footballer and 'singer of revolution' killed in conflict Goalkeeper Abdelbaset 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 gov...
14:56 2019-06-08

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 F...
03:56 2019-06-19

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...
23:28 2019-09-13

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...
00:28 2019-06-14

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...
16:28 2019-09-12

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....
09:00 2019-09-06

Ex-Anthrax singer Dan Nelson busted for thrashing elderly man Former Anthrax frontman Dan Nelson was busted Wednesday for thrashing a 74-year-old man inside a Queens hotel last month, according to cops. Nelson — who helmed the NYC-born, thrash-metal outfit between 2007 and 2009 — got heated when the elderly man...
07:28 2019-09-12

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....
17:01 2019-07-05

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....
08:14 2019-09-12

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....
23:56 2019-07-12

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&...
07:14 2019-09-10

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....
19:28 2019-09-13

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...
11:00 2019-09-06

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 ...
22:56 2019-07-04

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, Dad...
21:00 2019-06-28

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....
20:14 2019-07-12

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....
21:56 2019-09-05

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 experie...
23:14 2019-09-10

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....
13:14 2019-06-13

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....
19:14 2019-06-03

Singer R. Kelly charged in Minnesota with soliciting sex from minor Singer R. Kelly, jailed in New York on a federal sex-trafficking indictment, was charged on Monday in Minnesota with soliciting sex from a minor at a Minneapolis hotel room after she sought his autograph in 2001....
23:56 2019-08-05

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.        ...
08:01 2019-05-31

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 officer...
06:42 2019-09-16

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 Travel...
08:14 2019-05-25

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....
10:14 2019-09-04

California's Newsom says gender must be apart 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....
09:42 2019-08-06

Gender inequality is one of the most persistent evils of our times It's been almost two years since millions of women across the world used the simple, yet powerful, hashtag #MeToo. During this time, women have exposed, in various ways, the everyday nature of gender-based violence, harassment and discrimination. Dra...
13:28 2019-09-17

| 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....
19:14 2019-06-20

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....
21:01 2019-06-18

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....
11:56 2019-08-14

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...
14:56 2019-05-21

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 t...
13:56 2019-08-10

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 plac...
08:14 2019-08-14

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 banne...
07:28 2019-08-14

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. Retro...
21:28 2019-07-10

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....
18:28 2019-08-22

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....
13:28 2019-08-14

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...
10:56 2019-07-08

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 reve...
06:42 2019-07-08

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....
20:56 2019-07-02

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 resol...
03:14 2019-07-25

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 b...
16:28 2019-06-14

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......
16:42 2019-07-02

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 civi...
11:28 2019-08-27

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."...
13:28 2019-06-11

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?...
11:28 2019-05-23

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....
06:56 2019-06-21

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....
19:00 2019-07-12

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.        ...
12:14 2019-09-06

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......
17:42 2019-06-13

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....
14:28 2019-07-17

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. shore...
09:28 2019-06-01

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....
14:00 2019-07-05

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 wit...
16:14 2019-09-13

Kodi Lee, singer who is blind and has autism, wins ‘America’s Got Talent’ By Drew Weisholtz, TODAY  Kodi Lee’s long journey is now complete. Lee, a 23-year-old singer who is blind and has autism, won the 14th season of “America’s Got Talent” on Wednesday night. Lee joined the Detroit Youth Choir as one of the final two act...
09:42 2019-09-20

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....
23:28 2019-07-16

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 ye...
02:42 2019-08-09

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.”...
23:56 2019-05-24

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....
06:42 2019-08-17

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....
21:00 2019-09-13

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....
23:42 2019-06-09

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....
16:14 2019-06-09

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....
07:56 2019-07-24

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....
13:42 2019-06-06

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 Parad...
04:28 2019-09-14

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 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 bathro...
18:00 2019-08-02

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 Pavarot...
04:56 2019-06-21

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” ...
22:00 2019-08-21

R. Kelly's crisis manager steps down after saying he wouldn't let his daughter near singer A spokesman for R. Kelly has stepped down after he went on national television to talk about the federal sex-crime charges against the singer and said he wouldn’t allow his adult daughter to be alone with anyone “accused of being a pedophile.”...
14:56 2019-07-24

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 Transpare...
05:56 2019-06-22

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....
15:28 2019-07-09

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.        ...
05:56 2019-09-06

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 fro...
02:28 2019-05-27

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 S...
06:00 2019-06-23

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....
17:28 2019-06-21

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...
10:14 2019-08-11

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....
19:28 2019-07-10

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....
01:00 2019-09-12

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."        ...
10:56 2019-06-17

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: ...
03:28 2019-07-08

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....
10:56 2019-07-08

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 attack for weeks and intended to target classmates who repeatedly mocked his gender identity. Written summaries...
08:42 2019-06-21

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. Samuel Montesalvo, 3...
19:14 2019-07-09

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)        ...
19:42 2019-05-21

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 havin...
23:00 2019-05-22

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....
00:14 2019-07-06

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."        ...
21:56 2019-06-14

[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......
10:28 2019-07-22

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....
14:31 2019-05-21

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....
11:00 2019-08-06

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....
05:42 2019-08-28

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....
09:56 2019-06-13

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 po...
00:00 2019-07-04

Vatican condemns gender theory as bid to destroy nature The Vatican condemned gender theory on Monday as part of a "confused concept of freedom", saying in a new document that the idea of gender being determined by personal feeling rather than biology was an attempt to "annihilate nature"....
22:42 2019-06-10

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....
21:28 2019-08-23

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 so...
07:42 2019-08-19

Britain bans ‘harmful’ gender stereotypes in advertisements Hapless husbands and housework-burdened moms are being banished from British advertising, as a crackdown on “harmful” gender stereotypes comes into force...
19:42 2019-06-14

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....
18:14 2019-07-19

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....
07:14 2019-08-03

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 take...
08:56 2019-08-17

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....
17:56 2019-09-13

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 mon...
02:14 2019-07-04

How The Masked Singer's costume designer dreams up the show's insane outfits There are stage costumes and there are mascots, and then there’s the outrageous, fantastical characters of The Masked Singer, the eye-catching focal points of Fox’s near-absurd singing competition show. During the run of the series’ first season, muc...
20:56 2019-08-29

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....
11:28 2019-06-06

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....
02:28 2019-06-22

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....
20:42 2019-06-06

'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....
01:42 2019-09-02

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....
09:14 2019-07-02

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 ...
16:42 2019-08-02

"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......
00:14 2019-07-09

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...
05:00 2019-07-09

The Masked Singer's New Retro Promo Will Get "Stars In Disguise" Stuck In Your Head Prepare to be singing a new little ditty all day long. Fox is airing a brand new but very old school promo for season two of The Masked Singer during the Emmys on Sunday, and E! News has......
18:56 2019-09-20

'America's Got Talent' finale: Soulful singer Kodi Lee wins Season 14 Kodi Lee was crowned the Season 14 winner of "America's Got Talent" following what Simon Cowell dubbed "the best final I have ever sat in on my life."        ...
16:42 2019-09-19

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...
17:28 2019-07-08

Ric Ocasek, lead singer for The Cars, found dead at 75; cause of death determined New York police have confirmed to USA TODAY that Ric Ocasek of The Cars was found dead Sunday by a family member.        ...
00:14 2019-09-17

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....
16:42 2019-06-19

Bus carrying singer Josh Turner’s road crew crashes, 1 dead A tour bus carrying members of the road crew for country singer Josh Turner plunged off a cliff in central California, killing one person and injuring seven others, authorities said Thursday....
04:00 2019-09-20

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, acc...
23:00 2019-05-27

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.        ...
00:00 2019-06-14

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.        ...
18:28 2019-09-08

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.        ...
10:56 2019-08-09

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....
15:14 2019-07-12

Bus crashes carrying country singer Josh Turner’s road crew Authorities in central California say a passenger bus has crashed while carrying the road crew for country and gospel singer Josh Turner, leaving one dead and seven injured. Turner and his band were not on the bus...
13:56 2019-09-19

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."...
15:42 2019-05-21

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 questi...
23:56 2019-07-15

Stand up to Beijing, Hong Kong singer tells U.S. lawmakers, companies Hong Kong singer and activist Denise Ho wants U.S. lawmakers and companies to criticize Beijing's actions in Hong Kong, to help change the Chinese Communist Party's behavior....
17:00 2019-09-17

Singer R Kelly, Charged With Sex Crimes, Made Girls Call Him "Daddy" 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....
05:14 2019-07-13

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....
15:28 2019-08-06

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....
07:42 2019-07-12

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...
17:00 2019-09-13

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......
22:14 2019-05-27

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.   ...
07:56 2019-06-13

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 oft...
23:28 2019-09-16

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 relative...
18:14 2019-06-03

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.        ...
00:14 2019-09-17

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....
14:31 2019-05-21

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....
11:00 2019-08-24

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 prolife...
14:38 2019-05-21

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......
19:56 2019-07-05

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....
00:28 2019-09-10

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 ...
02:00 2019-07-04

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.”...
14:31 2019-05-21

"It's About Gender Justice": Centre On Triple Talaq Bill In Lok Sabha Congress and its partners in the United Progressive Alliance will oppose the "Triple Talaq" Bill when it is taken up in the Lok Sabha today. The opposition is against the bill in its current form,......
10:56 2019-07-25

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. ...
01:28 2019-05-22

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....
21:14 2019-08-09

| 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....
22:28 2019-05-29

'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 c...
18:00 2019-06-14

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....
04:00 2019-06-14

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....
19:28 2019-05-30

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....
16:00 2019-06-12

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.        ...
21:42 2019-06-12

Melinda Gates pushes G7 to close digital gender gap in Africa World leaders to back call to help rural poor and women access mobile bankingWorld leaders are to pledge to shape the technological revolution sweeping through Africa by acting to lift the threat of 400 million predominantly rural women being exclude...
13:42 2019-07-18

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 tenth child. A video from Tampa station Fox 13, c...
02:42 2019-06-12

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....
14:14 2019-06-04

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 ...
23:28 2019-09-04

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"....
17:56 2019-06-05

Catholic Church rejects transgender identities in first statement on gender LGBTQ Catholic groups denounced the document, stating that it "will increase alienation of LGBT people from the Church."        ...
21:01 2019-06-10

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 expecta...
06:42 2019-07-24

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.        ...
17:42 2019-08-08

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 ne...
22:56 2019-08-27

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....
03:56 2019-06-11

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, ...
17:14 2019-08-14

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....
05:14 2019-09-07

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....
00:14 2019-06-20

The Latest: Cuomo signs bill expanding gender pay equality Members of the U.S. women's soccer team are waving from floats as fans cheer and wave back during a parade in New York City's Canyon of Heroes       ...
16:56 2019-07-10

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 f...
22:56 2019-05-22

U.S. Soccer agrees to mediation with U.S. women’s team over gender discrimination: WSJ The U.S. Soccer Federation has reached a tentative agreement for mediation with 28 players in the U.S. women's soccer team to resolve complaints in a lawsuit in which the women are seeking equal pay with the men's soccer team and improvements in work...
19:42 2019-06-21

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....
23:00 2019-06-21

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 ...
18:56 2019-05-27

Berlin choir accused of gender discrimination by nine-year-old girl German capital’s oldest musical institution violated constitution by refusing girl’s application, court to hearA nine-year-old girl is taking Berlin’s oldest boys’ choir to court, claiming the state-run institution’s admissions criteria are gender-bi...
00:56 2019-08-10

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......
11:56 2019-07-10

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......
17:28 2019-06-20

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.        ...
08:42 2019-07-08

Jamie Foxx reportedly dating Sela Vave, model and singer from Utah Jamie Foxx is rumored to have a new girlfriend after he and model and singer Sela Vave were photographed leaving a Los Angeles nightclub over the weekend.  ...
14:56 2019-08-21

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......
02:14 2019-08-20

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 frie...
04:42 2019-09-06

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......
23:28 2019-07-03

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....
20:56 2019-08-03

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 ...
18:00 2019-08-09

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.        ...
18:00 2019-08-22

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.        ...
19:28 2019-08-07

Singer begs internet to stop sharing Bianca Devins’ murder photos A Canadian singer-songwriter is begging people to stop sending her photos of murdered social media star Bianca Devins. Nicole Dollanganger, 27, posted a note on Twitter calling Devins’ death “evil, cruel and senseless.” “While I know some of u are ve...
15:00 2019-07-17

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,......
09:14 2019-08-18

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."...
10:00 2019-08-13

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....
14:28 2019-07-01

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.        ...
03:42 2019-08-31

Chicago prosecutors charge R&B singer R. Kelly with 11 new sex-related counts involving one victim CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago prosecutors charge R&B singer R. Kelly with 11 new sex-related counts involving one victim. The post Chicago prosecutors charge R&B singer R. Kelly with 11 new sex-related counts involving one victim appeared first on LEX18.com...
22:42 2019-05-30

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....
14:14 2019-09-11

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 unsuccessful...
01:28 2019-06-20

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 turn...
23:42 2019-07-31

Soulful singer Kodi Lee takes home Season 14 'America's Got Talent' crown Kodi Lee captivated the "America's Got Talent" judges and America with his golden buzzer-earning audition. Now, he's the winner of "AGT."        ...
16:42 2019-09-19

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....
01:42 2019-06-04

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...
07:28 2019-06-10

Panda, Flamingo, Ice Cream, Tree: See the Outrageous New Masked Singer Season 2 Costumes If your front row invites to fashion week’s whirlwind of shows somehow got lost in the mail this season, fear not — you’re guaranteed full access to one of the most flamboyant presentations this fall with the sartorial lineup of The...
01:28 2019-09-17

What/If review – Renée Zellweger in deranged gender-flip of Indecent Proposal Netflix’s absurd new drama doesn’t reinvent the morality tale, but it is tremendous funIt is my contention that any programme that chooses to demonstrate the bone-deep villainy of its protagonist by having her practise archery in her office is the be...
13:28 2019-05-24

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.       ...
22:56 2019-08-13

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 “...
05:14 2019-06-21

New York bill aims to stop gender discrimination in product prices ALBANY, N.Y. — Legislation that has passed the New York state Assembly would prohibit companies from charging different prices for similar products marketed to either men and women. The measure, sponsored by Democratic Assemblywoman Nily Rozic of Que...
17:56 2019-06-12

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...
22:00 2019-07-18

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....
21:00 2019-06-21

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 ...
14:32 2019-05-21

Women honored at Cannes, as gender parity drive draws scrutiny Movie stars including Salma Hayek and Eva Longoria celebrated the role of women in cinema at a glitzy gala in Cannes on Sunday, amid a drive to promote gender equality in the industry that is still falling short of what many campaigners hoped for....
14:32 2019-05-21

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 ...
15:42 2019-06-13

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.        ...
02:56 2019-07-14

| 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....
19:56 2019-05-22

Digital voice assistants entrench gender biases, report finds Unesco says female-voiced tech often gives submissive responses to queriesAssigning 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 ...
02:14 2019-05-22

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....
07:00 2019-08-24

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....
18:42 2019-08-16

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 will have almost as many women as men as members....
12:00 2019-09-10

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....
22:14 2019-08-23

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....
17:56 2019-08-16

Report: Female-sounding voice assistants fuel gender bias AI-powered voice assistants from Google, Amazon, Apple, and others could be perpetuating harmful gender biases, according to a recent UN report. The report, titled “I’d blush if I could” — Siri’s response to provocative queries or flirtatious stateme...
04:56 2019-05-22

Liberals achieve gender parity in new appointments, but minorities left out: docs Documents from the Privy Council Office obtained through the access-to-information law, show that as of last year, 55.5 per cent of appointees to federal agencies, boards and organizations were women, slightly above their proportion in the Canadian p...
14:31 2019-05-21

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....
09:14 2019-08-17

California adds Iowa to 'travel ban' over refusal to fund gender transitions California announced Monday that it has added Iowa to the list of states on its "travel ban" because of its new prohibition against funding gender-transition surgeries under Medicaid....
06:56 2019-09-17

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....
02:28 2019-06-28

World Cups rebranded in effort to achieve gender neutrality in rugby • Gender will be no longer included in tournament names• World Rugby calls move ‘ultimate statement of equality’World Rugby has rebranded its men’s and women’s World Cups in an effort to achieve gender neutrality in the sport. The competitions will n...
22:28 2019-08-21

Sixteen women sue FBI, allege gender discrimination at Quantico training academy A group of women who were once FBI recruits have sued the bureau for alleged gender discrimination and accusing them of allowing a “good old boy network” to flourish at the training academy....
20:42 2019-05-30

Grave Goods Demand Gender Roles In Viking History To Be Rewritten. Or Do They? A Norwegian archaeologist, Marianne Moen, is making the big claim 'the past’ is incorrectly interpreted and that Viking Norway men’s and women’s cultural roles were similar. But not everyone agrees. ...
21:56 2019-06-28

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....
14:31 2019-05-21

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 hopin...
13:42 2019-06-06

Britain Bans Ads Featuring "Harmful Gender Stereotypes" Causing Offence Ads featuring "harmful gender stereotypes" which are likely to cause offence will be banned in Britain from Friday under new rules that could have a major impact on the industry....
13:14 2019-06-16

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...
10:42 2019-09-15

The interplay between gender and autism spectrum disorder – Science Weekly podcast The Science Weekly team are taking a bit of a break so we’ll be revisiting some of our favourite shows from the archive. Including this one from 2017, when Nicola Davis looked at why so many women with autism are misdiagnosed and how this issue reson...
04:56 2019-08-01

Mario Lopez apologizes for 'ignorant' comments about parenting and gender identity TV personality Mario Lopez has apologized for comments made during a recent podcast appearance in which he said it was "dangerous" for parents to allow their children to pick their gender identities at young ages....
01:14 2019-08-01

Chef named Ryans claims she was fired when manager discovered her gender A Brooklyn pastry chef with a male-sounding name was hired sight unseen at a Manhattan restaurant because bosses thought she was a man — and promptly fired when she showed up and they learned she was a woman, a lawsuit claims. Ryans McGovern says she...
05:28 2019-06-09

Easing fears and promoting gender equality in Chad’s girls-only classrooms A teacher holds up a drawing of an adolescent girl who has just been caught unawares by her first menstruation cycle, while at school. She’s addressing neat rows of young women sitting in class, in the town of Bol, in Chad....
14:31 2019-05-21

Perils of gender and geography hamper global development, report finds Despite steady development gains, a child's birthplace is still the biggest predictor of its future health, and no matter which country you're born in, life is harder if you're a girl, a major report said on Tuesday....
04:28 2019-09-18

Vatican Rejects Gender Change, To Alarm Of LGBT Catholics And Their Supporters VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican has issued a document rejecting the idea that people can choose or change their genders. The document issued Monday — during LGBT pride month — is the Vatican’s first on gender theory. In it, the Vati...
17:28 2019-06-10

Couple hiding baby’s gender to protect child from ‘unconscious bias’ A UK couple says they’re not revealing their child’s gender to friends and family to protect the child from “unconscious bias.” Hobbit Humphrey, 38, and Jake England-Johns, 35, said they’re raising their 17-month-old, An...
17:28 2019-09-17

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...
21:56 2019-07-31

Dustin Johnson’s awkward gender-reveal video with bewildered fans An apparent chance run-in with Dustin Johnson turned into a baby reveal this week in Detroit during the latest stop on the PGA Tour. Johnson took time to interact with some fans on the sidelines when he seemingly met a pregnant couple and within seco...
22:28 2019-06-27

Facial recognition must not introduce gender or racial bias, police told Overall benefits to public safety should outweigh potential distrust, says ethics reportFacial recognition software should only be used by police if they can prove it won’t introduce gender or racial bias to operations, an ethics panel has said.A rep...
15:42 2019-05-29

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....
02:00 2019-07-24

Ellie Goulding is married! The singer wed her art dealer boyfriend in a lavish ceremony at York Minster Ellie Goulding has married art dealer boyfriend Caspar Jopling at York Minster Cathedral with pals Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom and more in attendance.        ...
05:14 2019-09-01

This Italian-Egyptian Singer Was Attacked By Populist Politicians. His Groundbreaking Success Is Silencing Critics In February, Alberto Biancheri, the mayor of a small Italian coastal town near the French border, walked onstage carrying a statuette of a golden lion: the prize of the 2019 Sanremo Festival, awarded every year to the best new Italian song. TV camera...
17:56 2019-09-11

Country singer Kacey Musgraves calls for gun control following Dayton, El Paso mass shootings Kacey Musgraves called for Donald Trump and Sen. Mitch McConnell to pass gun control measures following the mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, this weekend....
00:42 2019-08-07

11 more women accuse opera singer Placido Domingo of sexual harassment, inappropriate behavior After an AP story last month in which Placido Domingo was accused of sexual harassment, 11 more women have come forward with stories of encounters.        ...
19:28 2019-09-05

Bill, Hillary Clinton booed at Billy Joel concert after singer dedicated song to them Rockstar Billy Joel probably didn't intend to provoke backlash against his "good friends" Bill and Hillary Clinton, but that's what happened when he dedicated a song to them during his concert on Thursday....
23:28 2019-07-12

Opera singer Placido Domingo gets standing ovation in first show since sexual harassment accusation Performing at the Salzburg Festival, Placido Domingo was met with a standing ovation in his first show since being accused of sexual harassment.        ...
00:14 2019-08-26

Singer Alanis Morissette, rapper Mario Treadway announce the birth of son Winter Mercy Alanis Morissette and Mario Treadway's new son won't feel left out. Little Winter Mercy joins brother Ever Imre, 8, and sister Onyx Solace, 2.        ...
12:56 2019-08-13

Singer August Alsina hospitalized after losing ability to walk: 'I couldn’t feel my legs' The hip hop/R&B hitmaker took to Instagram on Monday, announcing that he was recently hospitalized for losing the ability to walk. The singer revealed his calamity in a series of video messages to fans, showing him laying down in a hospital bed....
20:56 2019-07-10

It's Missy Elliott's Birthday & We're Ready to Work It! Vote for the Singer's Best Music Video to Celebrate If there is one thing that Missy Elliott knows how to do it's how to work it...and make awesome music videos. Throughout her career, Elliott has shown us that not only can she sing......
21:14 2019-07-01

‘Use a bit of common sense’: A gender-reveal party stunt ends with a car erupting in flames Gender-reveal burnouts are starting to become popular with car enthusiasts in Australia. But officials say the stunts are dangerous and shouldn’t be tried at home....
20:14 2019-07-10

Venice film festival 2019: gender disparity debate rages for second year Lack of female directors and controversial slots for Roman Polanski and Nate Parker dominate buildupThe inclusion of controversial directors and a continued gender imbalance have dominated the buildup to the 76th edition of the Venice film festival, ...
07:56 2019-08-27

Pregnant celebrities 2019: Who's due, baby bump pics and gender reveals See when pregnant celebrities are due including Blake Lively, Jenna Bush Hager, Chelsea Clinton, Alanis Morissette, Christina El Moussa, Kate Mara and Danielle Fishel.        ...
14:32 2019-05-21

Dustin Johnson helps couple with their gender reveal while signing autographs in Detroit While signing autographs before Rocket Mortgage Classic, Dustin Johnson tells couple he heard they were pregnant, then he pulled out a pink ball.       ...
19:00 2019-06-27

Tight U.S. labor market shrinks gender and race gaps to record lows A tight U.S. labor market and booming demand in industries with an abundance of female workers is drawing more women back into the workforce, helping to shrink the longstanding gap in the labor participation rate between men and women to the narrowes...
09:28 2019-09-07

Girl power: Hasbro brings gender pay gap debate to game night with new Ms. Monopoly Hasbro's new Ms. Monopoly brings the gender pay gap to game night and is the first game "where women make more than men."       ...
08:56 2019-09-10

Let’s hope the gender-flipped US version of Peep Show isn’t a bad joke | Arwa Mahdawi Female losers deserve to be represented but US TV doesn’t have a good track record when it comes to adapting much-loved British comediesI regret to inform you that the Americans are at it again. After rebooting and ruining a slew of beloved British T...
08:56 2019-05-29

Varsity esports? This all-girls school in Ohio is tackling gender equality through gaming Hathaway Brown private school near Cleveland became the first U.S. all-girls school to launch a varsity esports program during last year.       ...
15:56 2019-07-23

Hasbro's latest weird political swing: A Ms. Monopoly game addressing the gender pay gap Could someone do us a favor and go check on Hasbro, please? Ostensibly one of the most boring companies in the world—give or take a quick acquisition of the Tupac catalog here or there—the board game giant has taken a sharp, highly unsettling veer in...
08:42 2019-09-12

UPDATE 2-Snap's Android fix, gender-changing lens boost users, shares up 11% 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 a new augmented reality photo lenses....
00:42 2019-07-24

UK bans ads promoting 'harmful gender stereotypes,' tying physique to romantic success The Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP)-- the United Kingdom's advertising regulatory agency -- enacted a rule Friday prohibiting ads from employing gender stereotypes that were "harmful" or implied only one gender engaged in particular activiti...
12:28 2019-06-15

Venice Film Festival director, jury head disagree on gender quotas "Offensive" or the best available option? The festival director and jury head disagreed on Wednesday on whether gender quotas would help redress an imbalance of women directors featured at the Venice Film Festival....
23:56 2019-08-28

I’m a Retired Female Astronaut and I Can’t Understand the Obsession With ‘Gender Diverse’ Space Crews On Tuesday August 21, Vice President Pence chaired the sixth meeting of the recently revived National Space Council, a group originally chartered in 1958, disbanded in 1993 and then revived under the current administration to help chart the direction...
01:56 2019-08-29

From 'manholes' to 'maintenance holes': Berkeley votes to replace gender-specific words Associated Press Berkeley City Council members unanimously voted this week to replace gender-specific words in the city code with gender-neutral terms. The San Francisco Bay Area city is known for its long history of progressive politics and "first ...
13:14 2019-07-19

Here's how gender wage gap affects black women, who are paid 61 cents for every $1 for white males Thursday marks Black Women's Equal Pay Day, which is when the combination of their wages so far this year, plus all of their 2018 income, matches what white men earned last year alone....
16:56 2019-08-22

ACLU suing over Iowa's decision to allow restrictions on taxpayer funding of gender surgeries Iowa was "cruel" and violated its state constitution by allowing government officials to withhold Meidicaid funds for surgeries for individuals with gender dysphora, The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) said on Friday. ...
21:28 2019-06-01

My Catholic, trans child is living proof of how wrong the Vatican is on gender | Anonymous No, my child’s transition has not led to the ‘destabilisation of the family institution’. Instead, we are stronger than everThe recent document from the Vatican’s Congregation for Catholic Education talks of an “educational crisis”, and alleges that ...
15:42 2019-06-13

Venice film festival pulls the stars but gender disparity casts shadow The world's oldest film festival kicks off in Venice on Wednesday with plenty of Hollywood stars and top filmmakers expected but a lack of female directors and the inclusion of controversial names has drawn criticism....
19:00 2019-08-27

Are robots sexist? UN report shows gender bias in talking digital tech Why do most voice assistants have female names, and why do they have submissive personalities? The answer, says a new report released on Friday by UNESCO, the UN’s Education, Science and Culture agency, is that there are hardly any women working in t...
14:31 2019-05-21

Body hair: Trim it or treasure it? Unladylike examines the gender politics of shaving For the first eight episodes of CARAVAN, a steamy Weird West adventure, listeners have lived alongside Samir, a queer South Asian man in love with his best friend who tumbled straight into a supernatural canyon. Now, his best friend, Carlyle, takes c...
00:00 2019-06-11

Female banker wins gender bias case after witch's hat left on desk Stacey Macken claimed she was paid significantly less than male colleague at BNP ParibasA City banker has won a gender discrimination case after alleging she was paid hundreds of thousands of pounds less than a male colleague and was the victim of a ...
22:42 2019-09-11

Cricket Australia launches inclusion policy for transgender and gender diverse players Move taken to ensure inclusiveness at every level‘Discrimination has no place in game,’ says Kevin RobertsA policy that ensures transgender and gender diverse people can play cricket at the highest level in Australia has been announced by the sport’s...
06:00 2019-08-08

Blondie singer Debbie Harry shares harrowing story of home-invasion rape in new memoir In her new memoir, "Face It," Blondie singer Debbie Harry reveals she was raped at knifepoint during a home invasion.        ...
01:14 2019-08-08

New Freddie Mercury alert! Listen to Queen singer's previously unreleased track from 1985 Dave Clark asked Freddie Mercury to sing a take from his rock musical with just piano. It's being released as new single "Time Waits for No One."        ...
12:14 2019-06-20

Country singer Josh Turner's crew members involved in bus accident that left 1 dead, 7 injured Crew members for country singer Josh Turner were involved in a crash late Wednesday night after a show, leaving one dead and seven injured.        ...
14:14 2019-09-19

Country singer Kylie Rae Harris fought back tears in emotional video hours before death Hours before country singer Kylie Rae Harris died after being involved in a car crash in New Mexico on Wednesday night, the 30-year-old posted an eerie video reminiscing about the very roads that she would later die on....
17:00 2019-09-06

'Real Housewives of New York' star Ramona Singer says Bethenny Frankel didn't tell the cast she was leaving Ramona Singer “respects” Bethenny Frankel‘s decision to move on from “The Real Housewives of New York City,” but is “disappointed” that the Skinnygirl mogul didn’t tell her now-former castmates about the departure....
16:56 2019-08-23

Policeman arrested after student uses Snapchat's 'gender swap' filter to pose as underage girl Officer Robert Davies is on paid leave after being charged with communicating with a minor to commit a felonyA California student used a “gender swap” filter on Snapchat to pose as an underage girl in a vigilante effort that led to a police officer’s...
00:14 2019-06-13

It's a girl! Anna Duggar reveals sex of baby No. 6 with Josh during beehive gender reveal Anna Duggar and husband Josh Duggar, the eldest of Jim Bob and Michelle's 19 kids, announced what their sixth child is "gonna bee" with a beehive.        ...
05:28 2019-06-21

Law requiring women on corporate boards sets 'gender-based quota,' group argues A new California law requiring publicly traded corporations in the state to include women on their boards of directors is facing its first legal challenge....
08:42 2019-08-10

Cheney says 'send her back' chants were 'absolutely wrong,' but weren't about Omar's race or gender House Republican Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., decried on Sunday the “send her back” chants directed at freshmen Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., at a rally for President Trump last week as “inappropriate,” but denied that the chants were in res...
12:28 2019-07-22

Idaho governor balks after 9th Circuit puts state on hook for convict's gender surgery Idaho’s Republican governor vowed Friday that his state would not pay for the gender reassignment surgery of a convicted sex offender after an appeals court ruled the state was responsible for providing the $20,000 to $30,000 procedure....
21:00 2019-08-24

For Many Black Voters, Beating ‘The Donald’ in 2020 Trumps Race, Gender or More-Progressive Concerns When it comes to looking ahead to the 2020 presidential election, many black voters aren’t focused on race, gender or who can out-progessive who. They’re focused on ousting Donald Trump from the White House....
06:28 2019-06-07

HUD Secretary Carson wants to roll back Obama mandate on gender identity at homeless shelters Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson wants to roll back an Obama-era mandate that single-sex homeless shelters funded by his department admit residents based on their stated gender identity instead of their sex at birth, arguing t...
22:28 2019-05-22

The wild race to lead the Democrats could break the gender mould of US politics | Emma Brockes Six female candidates have more chance of avoiding sexist stereotyping than poor, isolated Hillary ClintonIt was a strange experience, watching the US Democratic candidates’ debate this week, and not having one’s eye drawn to the traditional solitary...
20:01 2019-06-27

Elizabeth Warren's plan to eliminate the gender wage gap discredits the accomplishments of minority women Government has a new moral and economic imperative, according to presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren, who vowed to wield the power of the Oval Office against the “systemic discrimination” minority women face in the workforce....
00:14 2019-07-06

Promoting gender equality a ‘crucial contribution’ in effort to restore, protect our planet’s oceans Women are engaged in all aspects of interaction with our ocean, yet their voices are often missing at the decision-making level, the head of the United Nations cultural agency said on World Oceans Day, emphasizing that “we must ensure diversity and g...
18:00 2019-06-08

New Freddie Mercury music alert! Listen to Queen singer's previously unreleased 1985 track Dave Clark asked Freddie Mercury to sing a take from his rock musical with just piano. It's being released as new single "Time Waits for No One."        ...
17:14 2019-06-20

Taylor Swift vs Scooter Braun: Is the singer's latest feud a feminist fightback or publicity stunt? The music world has been rocked by Swift's takedown of industry tycoon Braun. Samuel Fishwick and Susannah Butter speak to insiders to unpick the power struggle......
16:56 2019-07-03

Singer's 'indecent liberties' with 14-year-old girl -- pardoned by Jimmy Carter -- get him nixed from folk music festival An 81-year-old member of the 1960s folk group Peter, Paul and Mary has been disinvited from a music festival to be held in upstate New York this fall over his 1970 jail sentence for taking “indecent liberties” with a 14-year-old girl, the festival bo...
13:00 2019-07-04

California middle school teacher draws scrutiny for giving students gender identity cards A middle school science teacher in California caused an uproar this week for giving his students a "Gender Unicorn" sheet that explained gender identity and sexual attraction. ...
07:00 2019-08-11