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Stephen Colbert Gave A Heartwarming, Geektastic Speech During 'The Hobbit' Panel At Comic-Con

Colbert — whose "Lord of the Rings" fanhood landed him a cameo in "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" — opened the panel by giving a heartfelt and geektastic speech about his love of J.R.R. Tolkien's series.<p>Colbert detailed how much he treasured the stories and his hesitations over director Peter …

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Turkish women defy deputy PM with laughter

Bülent Arinç said women should not laugh in public, prompting backlash and highlighting state of women's rights in Turkey<p>Twitter in Turkey broke into a collective grin on Wednesday as hundreds of women posted pictures of themselves laughing.<p>They weren't just happy. They were smiling in defiance of …

Facebook's Nicola Mendelsohn urges media to change labels given to women

Social media giant's European vice-president tells conference of frustrations at language used to describe women in business<p>The vice-president of Facebook in Europe – one of the online industry's most powerful executives – has revealed her frustration at being portrayed in the media as a …

Half of 2014's movies fail this basic test of sexism

2014 is half over, and there's no time like the present to look at how well Hollywood is behaving.<p>One area of Hollywood's behavior that is easy to evaluate is the portrayal of women in movies. Thus far, movies aren't making much progress in the way they portray women. At least according to The …