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WATCH: How Far Away Would You Need to Be to Survive a Nuclear Blast?

It's been more than 70 years since two nuclear bombs were detonated over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, killing at least 129,000 …

The insidious ways the world tells teenage girls their bodies don’t belong to them

When I was 16 years old, I was the kind of teenager who had a favorite mathematician. One Sunday I went to see my hero give a talk. Afterward, I lingered near the stage with my dad, prepped with my usual question for adults with careers I admired: Any advice for a kid in high school?<p>I was wearing a …

This Woman’s Tweet About A Stranger Helping Her With A Creeper In Public Is A Testament To How Women Look Out For Each Other

On Jan. 20 Amna Saleem, a writer living in London, was reading a book and waiting for her boyfriend to get off of work when a man approached her and …

Natalie Portman, at 13, experienced 'sexual terrorism'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Natalie Portman said experiencing "sexual terrorism" at the age of 13 made her feel the need to cover her body and inhibit expression.<p>The award-winning actress shared her traumatic experience Saturday while addressing a crowd of thousands gathered in downtown Los Angeles for the Women's …

Natalie Portman

Kenyan Doctor Goes to Court to Legalise Female Genital Mutilation

Tatu Kamau, a Kenyan doctor has filed a petition in the Machakos High Court in eastern Kenya seeking the legilisation of female genital mutilation …

Africa

14 women explain why they didn't 'just leave' an uncomfortable sexual situation

"I was tired of fighting."<p>It's 2018, and the last few months have brought a lot of positive change to—or at least awareness of—the pervasiveness of sexual assault and sexual harassment in our culture. We've come a long way. People care. They're listening. They are—often, at least—believing …

Legendary Italian filmmaker Franco Zeffirelli accused of sexual assault

An American actor has accused the Italian director Franco Zeffirelli of sexually assaulting him when they worked together in the 1990s, prompting a …

Opera

Ripple effect of #MeToo in China: Beijing professor dismissed over sexual allegations

Inspired by the #MeToo movement in the United States, a former student of Beihang University in Beijing spoke out against her professor. Her actions, …

China

What Is The “Tide Pod Challenge”? Teens Are Eating The Brightly-Colored Detergent Pods For This Dangerous Fad

Teens, fans of fun activities like snorting chocolate, rubbing Burt's Bees in their eyes, and attacking me on Twitter for making jokes about Taylor …

The Weeknd, 'deeply offended' by H&M ad of black child, cuts ties with retailer

Canadian R&B star The Weeknd says he's cutting ties with H&M after being "deeply offended" by an ad for the retailer showing a black child in a …

Supernatural

Trump Warns That President Oprah Would Force Americans to Read

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Donald J. Trump issued a stark warning to the nation on Monday that, if elected President, Oprah Winfrey would force Americans to read.<p>“This is a woman who, every chance she got, told people to join her book club,” Trump told reporters. “If she were President, you …

Oprah Winfrey

Reactions to Oprah's speech: 'We went to church'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Here are eight quotes from Oprah Winfrey's powerful Golden Globes speech on Sunday night and how social media reacted.<p>"So I want all the girls watching here, now, to know that a new day is on the horizon!"<p>Oprah 2020? Golden Globes host Seth Meyers jokes it may be in the cards<p>"There's …

Golden Globes

ISIS claimed an attack that killed at least 9 people at a Cairo church

A local branch of the Islamic State on Saturday claimed responsibility for a Friday attack on a Coptic church in Cairo, Egypt, that killed at least …

Extremism

Why I Spoke Out: Olivia Munn Pushes for a Zero-Tolerance Policy for Sexual Assault

<i>This article originally appeared on Entertainment Weekly. For more stories like this, visit ew.com.</i><p><i>Since sharing her own experience with sexual</i> …

Olivia Munn

Ruby Rose Describes Her Struggle To Come Out As Gender-Fluid

“I didn’t feel like I fit the mold of a girl”<p>Ruby Rose has always advocated for others to be who they are. But in a recent interview with <i>Self</i><i>,</i> she revealed that she had a hard time understanding her own identity growing up.<p>While she did come out to her mom as a lesbian when she was a pre-teen, the …

7 gay memes that defined 2017

2017 has been a year of great memes and gay memes were no exception.<p>From horrifying creatures to distracted boyfriends, the internet has certainly …

LGBTQI

The US reportedly wants a limited strike on North Korea to give Kim Jong Un a 'bloody nose'

After months of resolutely declaring that it cannot and will not tolerate a nuclear-armed North Korea, the US is reportedly planning a "bloody nose" attack to send Pyongyang a message.<p>The Daily Telegraph cited "well-placed" sources as saying the Trump administration had "dramatically" stepped up …

North Korea

Theresa May shuts down mansplainer telling her about International Women’s Day

Mansplaining is rampant, as almost any working woman knows. Here’s how to handle one like Theresa May just did.<p>This is what happens when you …

Pride Toronto

Shelter crisis leaves homeless woman, injured after being hit by a car, sleeping on a mat

The best flat Earth memes to school the truthers out there

The idea of a flat Earth has been around since the world’s inception, with many ancient cultures believing that the world was shaped like a plane or …

These Companies Are Battling Sexual Harassment By Teaching Employees to Recognize Unconscious Bias

People are quickly nicer to each other when they realize how mean they've been without knowing it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Sexual harassment has been a heavily discussed topic in the latter half of 2017, with various public figures coming under fire for past …

Human Resources

Here's What Behaviors Americans Think Count As Sexual Harassment

These days, it seems as if sexual harassment and abuse are constantly in the news. Since the <i>New York Times</i>' bombshell report on the sexual abuse …

Egyptian warplanes strike 'terrorist' targets after mosque attack kills 305

Scores more wounded when al-Rawdah mosque in north Sinai bombed and fleeing worshippers gunned down<p>Egypt’s military has responded with airstrikes directed at “terrorist” locations and vehicles after hundreds of people were killed in a bomb and gun assault on a mosque in the north of the …

Extremism

North Korean women suffer discrimination, rape, malnutrition: U.N. | Reuters

GENEVA (Reuters) - North Korean women are deprived of education and job opportunities and are often subjected to violence at home and sexual assault in the workplace, a U.N. human rights panel said on Monday.<p>Women wearing traditional clothes walk past North Korean soldiers after an opening ceremony …

North Korea

TripAdvisor will now warn guests about hotels with reports of sexual assault

Other travellers should be aware<p>In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein investigations, travel website <i>TripAdvisor</i> has announced that it will now be …

Trump And 16 Women: Video Of Sexual Assault Allegations Against Trump Gets 108,000 Views On Facebook

President Donald Trump is the subject of a new video going viral on Facebook, titled “16 Women and Donald Trump,” by Brave New Films. The video has …

WATCH: Drake Stops Mid-Show To Threaten Man Groping Women: I'll 'F*** You Up!'

During a Wednesday night show in Sydney, Australia, Drake called out one of his male fans after he apparently witnessed him groping women in the …

Pimp says Rohingya plight 'good for business'

Women and vulnerable young girls are being stalked inside refugee camps by gangs of pimps who need women to supply Bangladesh's notorious sex …

Rohingya crisis: Calls for Britain to investigate 'crimes against humanity'

The Commons International Development Committee heard harrowing reports of murder, rape and sex trafficking, as well as increasing cases of forced …

Desperate conditions for thousands of Rohingya in Myanmar forced to flee captured on night-vision video Video

The video shows independent evidence of the humanitarian crisis for the Rohingya Muslims now trapped in Rakhine State.