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"Some days I feel like a man, but then other days I feel like a woman," the Queer Eye star said.
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The largest gay pride parade in Eastern Europe is bringing thousands of people to the streets of Warsaw. Saturday’s parade comes at a time when the LGBT rights movement in Poland is targeted by hate speech and a government campaign depicting it as a threat to families and society. US and other western diplomats were...
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Japan’s health minister said in response to a petition seeking a ban on requiring women to wear high heels at work that such dress code expectations are “necessary and appropriate” in the workplace.
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A social media campaign against dress codes and expectations that women wear high heels at work has gone viral in Japan, with thousands joining the #KuToo movement.
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JOHANNESBURG — South Africa’s president on Wednesday named a trimmed-down Cabinet that is 50 percent women, making the country’s one of few in the world to be “gender-balanced.” President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement followed similar moves by Ethiopia and Rwanda last year. Ramaphosa cut the Cabinet from 36 ministers to 28 as he seeks to reduce...
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LA PAZ, Bolivia — On stage, amid the hubbub of a Bolivian street market, women recount their stories of abuse at the hands of men. But the violence depicted in the play isn’t just make-believe for the 22 indigenous actresses: It’s based on their own real-life experiences. “Kusisita,” a work that seeks to raise awareness...
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Businesses are giving women the cold shoulder by blasting the building air conditioning, with a new study finding that frigid office temperatures lower a female's cognitive performance and productivity.
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YAOUNDE – When Gaelle Asheri first started playing soccer in the dirt streets near her home in Cameroon’s capital, she was the only girl on the informal neighborhood teams which used stones for goal posts and kept score by chalking results on a wall. Asheri, 17 and her teammate Ida Pouadjeu, 16, are now among...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi introduced the Equality Act in March by grandly alluding to the civil-rights battles of the last century. Yet the bill, which would add gender identity and sexual orientation to the Civil Rights Act, risks undermining decades of hard-fought gains by American women. If enacted, gender identity — defined in the bill...
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HERAT, Afghanistan — For four hours, Khadeja begged her in-laws to take her to the hospital. The skin on her face and neck was peeling. The pain was excruciating. Her husband had thrown a pot of scalding water on her face and upper body. Her head was bowed and sobs convulsed her body as she...
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