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Disney to buy key 21st Century Fox assets for $52.4 billion

Disney CEO Robert Iger has made a grand addition to the house that Walt built.<p>The Walt Disney Co. said Thursday that it had reached a $52.4 billion deal to acquire a huge swath of assets from 21st Century Fox, including the historic 20th Century Fox movie studio, which has produced such classics as</i> …

Media Industry

Gender gap worsens in the U.S. & globally

The U.S. has fallen four spots in the World Economic Forum's ranking of countries according to gender equality, landing in 49th of 144 countries. …

20 Quick and Easy Chicken Thigh Recipes

Quick and easy weeknight dinners are an absolute must in my meal plan. And on nights when chicken is on the menu, I turn to a pack of meaty chicken …

Election night brings historic wins for minority and LGBT candidates

<b>(CNN) —</b> In a night of many firsts, several minority and LGBT candidates won local elections that echoed the blue wave in which Democrats won races large and small.<p>Two openly transgender candidates won races as well as the first Sikh mayor in New Jersey and first African-American mayors in major …

Here's how much the highest-paid women in every US state earn

Money is power, and men still have more of both. Especially at the top.<p>Despite the multimillion-dollar incomes of women like actress Emma Stone and former Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer, most still lag behind men in terms of pay.<p>The highest-paid women in every US state earn an average of …

Documentary on Swedish kids growing up without rigid gender roles

Raised Without Gender looks at young people in Sweden who express their gender and identity in an affirming approach, instead of outdated disease …

Village elders order rape of girl - CNN Video

In a village in Pakistan, elders ordered the rape of a 17-year-old girl after her brother was accused of committing the same crime. CNN's Kristi Lu Stout reports

Why Women Aren’t C.E.O.s, According to Women Who Almost Were

A year ago, dressed in suffragette white and addressing a cheering, weeping convention, Hillary Clinton stood for possibility. Now she is a reminder of the limits women continue to confront — in politics and beyond.<p>More than 40 years after women began pouring into the workplace, only a handful have …

McDonald's

The actor and jury member hit out at the lack of female voices at the film festival during the closing press conference<p>Jessica Chastain has criticised the portrayal of women in cinema, saying that the way female characters were depicted in the films she saw at the Cannes film festival was …

Film Festivals

Microsoft reneges on update policy to push out patch for unsupported Windows XP and Windows 8 to help defend against ransomware attack<p>Friday’s ransomware outbreak, which used recently revealed weaknesses in Microsoft’s Windows operating system to spread further and faster than any before, has …

Windows 10

OITNB Star Jamie Denbo, 43, in Furious Twitter Rant After She Was Told She's 'Too Old' to Play a 57-Year-Old Man's Wife

Jamie Denbo is speaking out against sexist age restrictions in Hollywood.<p>The actress, known for her role as Ginsberg on <i>Orange Is the New Black</i>, …

Driver Becky Graham says two men she picked up in San Diego sexually assaulted her, but filing reports with both Uber and the police have led nowhere<p>The Uber passenger said he wanted to give a tip. The driver, Becky Graham, had picked up two men at a bar in November of 2015 and was dropping them at …

University of California

Fox News’ number one host’s ousting resembles that of Roger Ailes – both were accused of sexually harassing women long before they were shown the door<p>In the summer of 2016, as sexual harassment allegations against Fox News CEO Roger Ailes were piling up, a former Fox News host filed a lawsuit …

Sexual Harassment

Is Your Pastor Sexist?

SYDNEY, Australia — The fight among Christians over the status and role of women is usually buried out of view. Anger at continuing inequality is not deemed pious or pretty by the faithful. Disputes usually stay private.<p>But this pattern was broken recently by a very public uproar when a prominent …

For the first time in the U.S., a doctor is charged with female genital mutilation. Here's how the law came to be

Even more than two decades later, Harry Reid is haunted by the video an activist told him to watch.<p>Men grabbed a little girl in a white dress at a celebration in Egypt, then spread her legs and pulled out a cutting instrument. Blood pooled beneath her.<p>"I can still see it in my mind's eye, right …

Female Genital Mutilation

Here’s What a Day Without Women Would Really Look Like

The organizers of the widely attended Women’s March on Jan. 21 are following up the protest with a national “Day Without a Woman” demonstration on …

4. Sans Soleil (1983)

As far as documentaries are concerned, Sans Soleil is a true original.<p>It's hard to pin down what, exactly, Chris Marker's insanely creative motion …

Satire

U.S. conservative group boycotts Target over transgender policy | Reuters

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The conservative American Family Association is urging its members to boycott Target Corp for the retailer’s decision to allow transgender employees and customers to use bathrooms that correspond with their gender identity.<p>Target, a discount retail store, is pictured in …

This is Not About the Safety of Women and Girls

There has been an uproar over Target's decision to allow people to use the bathroom of their affirmed gender. In a time when "bathroom bills" are popping up all over the United States we're hearing the same concern raised over and over again. The concern being that bathroom bills put the safety of …

Here's Proof That Men Are Threatened by Women Who Earn More Than Them

A new study suggests what still needs to change in order to have true gender equality.<p>Want Hillary Clinton to win in November? Don't remind men that their wives might make more money than them.<p>It sounds like a bizarre non sequitur, but that's the takeaway from a new study on masculinity, money, and …

PayPal to hold all-male panel on gender equality in the workplace

PayPal will host a panel on gender equality next Wednesday to discuss “gender equality and inclusion in the workplace”. The panel will be all male.<p>“Please join us for a discussion with our senior male leaders … about how men and women can partner to achieve a better workplace,” reads a flyer shared …

Gender Equality

The mystery of Republican women backing sexist Trump: They’re female misogynists who’ve grown to accept oppression

Most women hate Trump, but some are all too happy to go along with his ugly views on women<p>It's safe to say most women don't like Donald Trump. Polls show about 70 percent of women openly dislike the man, an unfavorability rating that far surpasses any other candidate/gender combination out …

'Religious freedom' bills: Opinions are as different as individuals in the South

<b>Jackson, Mississippi (CNN) —</b> A spate of bills across the nation, but especially across the South, has pitted religious freedom against LGBT rights, resurrecting the specter of the civil rights movement, which saw religion and race locking horns many decades ago.<p>In North Carolina, it's about which …

Black culture isn't the problem – systemic inequality is

The idea that it is black folks and our supposedly immoral and savage culture that creates our disproportionate rates of poverty and imprisonment is everywhere: cop shows, news media, movies set in black neighborhoods and high-school social studies classes have all perpetuated this misconception. …

Black Lives Matter

PepsiCo CEO on How Balancing Her Career With Family ‘Hurt Like Hell’

Indra Nooyi, CEO of PepsiCo, recently ran into some bittersweet memories while having her office renovated.<p>Speaking on a panel at the 2016 Women in …

Great sexpectations: Peggy Orenstein's 'Girls & Sex' explores the thorny politics of teen sexuality

Moral panics about female sexuality seem nearly old as humanity itself: Eve, the original victim of slut-shaming. In more recent times, furors have erupted over casual sex on college campuses, the media-fueled tizzy around "rainbow parties" (supposedly rampant oral sex events involving high school …

Feminism

New York is the latest state to scrap tampon tax

New York is on track to become the 11th U.S. state to drop the sales tax on menstrual products, with both houses of the state’s legislature passing …

'He Raped Me': When Donald Trump Was Accused of Sexual Assault

During the couple's divorce proceedings in the early 90s, Ivana Trump accused the current GOP frontrunner of assaulting and raping her in a rage over a painful scalp reduction surgery. (Donald denies both the assault and the surgery.)<p>In July 2015, the Daily Beast published an article that …

An incredible book for raising “gutsy” girls is a must-read for adventurous women too

If the number of extreme sportswomen is any indicator<b>,</b> women appear to be a lot less daring than men—at least when it comes to athletic endeavors.<p>Caroline Paul, a long time adventurer, noticed this in her friends’ daughters. She noticed that, compared to boys, girls showed less bravery and were …