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This Terrible Management Trait Is the Top Reason Employees Leave | Inc.com

Research, exit interviews, and our own experiences tell us over and over again that the number one reason employees leave a job is their direct manager.<p>But why? What are managers doing (or not doing) that prompts employees to look for a way out?<p>It's poor communication skills. Specifically, they …

Employment

Why Do We Still Shame Other Women For Wearing And Loving Makeup?

Famed makeup artist, Goar Avetisyan, posted a makeup transformation video on June 2, to mixed reactions.<p>The video featured the before image of a …

Feminism

Hidden Tiananmen Square Photos Released by Photographer After 28 Years

Few people had cameras at the time of the Tiananmen Square demonstrations, which makes these photos all the more remarkable.The post Hidden Tiananmen …

China

The mayor of Austin had the best response to this man's sexist letter

The city of Austin, Texas, has become the target of a swarm of angry men upset by the prospect of women-only screenings of <i>Wonder Woman</i> at the …

Feminism

How Feminist Artists Are Staging Their Own Protests with Paint

Female artists around the world are standing up for women's rights through thought-provoking work that challenges outdated gender expectations.<p>In the late 1960s, a number of female artists aimed to influence the cultural conversation around gender equality through their artwork. The general message …

13 Women Who've Been Fighting For Women's Rights For Decades on Why They're Still Marching

"From the sixties where I started, this gives me hope."<p>For many of the estimated 500,000 nasty women who marched on Washington D.C., the Women's March was far from their first fight for recognition. Among the protesters were women who traveled to the Capitol to march in the same space they marched …

These Protestors Who Never Met Before Flawlessly Performed A Women’s March Anthem

If you’ve been in choir before, you know how hard it is to learn how to sing a new song in four or more parts. Hint: It’s really, <i>really</i> hard and can take months or weeks of group rehearsals. Which is why the phenomenon you can witness in the above video is pretty incredible. All the women you hear …

I Used Only My Mind to Fly a Plane Around Seatte

We got lucky with the weather in Washington State. It’s a clear afternoon with a few scattered clouds, low wind speeds—ideal flying conditions. Mike …

Researchers may have uncovered an algorithm that explains intelligence

What if a simple algorithm were all it took to program tomorrow’s artificial intelligence to think like humans?<p>According to a paper published in the journal Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, it may be that easy — or difficult. Are you a glass-half-full or half-empty kind of person?<p>Researchers …

Holocaust survivors' 3D project preserves testimony for the future

Children can hold conversations with survivors – present in laser image form – receiving relevant pre-recorded answers<p>Steven Frank, 81, sits in a red leather button-back armchair, answering questions from schoolchildren.<p>“What was the first thing that made you smile after the Holocaust?” A cup of …

Holocaust

6 Ways Cities Can Prepare For The Future Of Work

From benefits that don’t come from your job to a basic income, cities need to be the laboratories to find solutions for a world where most tasks are automated.<p>Work isn’t what it used to be. Jobs are being automated out of existence. Fewer of us are tied to single, long-term employers. Up to 25% of …

5 People Who Were Basically Indiana Jones

<i>Explorers, archaeologists, treasure hunters, there were many men who inspired the tales of intrepid adventurers that were eventually summed up in the</i> …

Archaeology

17 Badass Women You Probably Didn’t Hear About In 2016

Badass women alert.<p>The unidentified girl took part in a protest to mark the anniversary of Chile’s 1973 military coup.<p>According to <i>La Tercera,</i> the photo was taken after police began randomly arresting people from a group marching through the city. The photographer, Carlos Vera Mancilla, said the …

Celebrating 20 Years of Feminist Media

One of the best things about being a feminist pop-culture geek is meeting and working with with other feminist pop-culture geeks, so when young …

Audacious and Feminist Photographs from Photo Vogue Festival

Under Franca Sozzani direction, Vogue Italia has always been an experimentation factory for fashion photographers and an avant-garde leader in terms …

1950s Marriage Advice For Women Will Make Your Feminist Blood Boil

😐<p>If you think 2016 is a bad year to be a woman, be grateful it’s not 1950.<p>Marriage advice from an old school home economics book has surfaced on the …

Marriage

The Fascinating Reason Why Liars Keep On Lying

Once a liar, always a liar, the old saying goes. Turns out there’s some scientific truth to that: researchers have tracked down how the brain makes …

Psychology

24-Year-Old Rape Survivor Is Pushing Congress to Pass Sexual Assault Survivor Bill of Rights

A rape kit is often seen as the first step in bringing a rapist or assailant to justice.<p>But for Amanda Nguyen, it’s something she has to contend with …

New Hampshire

The 1920s ‘Circus Girl’ Who Fought Sexism—With Tigers

Animal trainer Mabel Stark challenged expectations about women in entertainment.<p>When the Al G. Barnes circus came to Clovis, New Mexico, in 1921, the</i> …

New York Times

100 Women 2016: The woman who faced down 300 neo-Nazis

It was an extraordinary show of defiance. One woman standing alone, her fist raised... 300 uniformed neo-Nazis marching towards her. The photo of Tess Asplund became an icon of the fight against the far right in Europe. As part of the BBC's 100 Women season, we travelled to her hometown of …

Neo-nazism

Meet Sarah Naqvi, the Indian Artist Who Is Smashing the Patriarchy, One Artwork at a Time

Accepting your body is big step towards accepting yourself. Needless to say, one does not have to have a certain body type to feel pressured into …

Feminism

Britain's first female bishop on why she's leading the charge against negative body image

The Church of England’s first female diocesan bishop, the Right Reverend Rachel Treweek, is discussing her problem with Queen Elsa and Princess Anna, the female leads in the animated film Frozen.<p>“Everyone says the film is really great because the girls have courage, that they are not just typical …

Women Will Direct Every Episode of Jessica Jones Season 2

<i>Jessica Jones</i> continues to slay, both in front and behind the camera. Executive producer Melissa Rosenberg announced at Transform Hollywood that all …

TV

Washington Post: National, World & D.C. Area News and Headlines - The Washington Post

April 20, 2018<p>April 20, 2018<p>The Capitals have stormed back in the series, winning both games in Columbus to set up a return to Washington on Saturday, with home-ice advantage restored.<p>6 hours ago<p>The Justice Department will almost certainly appeal the federal judge’s last-minute decision.<p>8 hours …

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Egyptian lawmaker says women should prove they are virgins to go to college

JERUSALEM – He’s at it again.<p>Last month, Egyptian lawmaker Elhamy Agina declared that women should undergo female genital mutilation in order to “reduce their sexual desires” because Egyptian men are “sexually weak.”<p>Now, he wants all Egyptian women to undergo compulsory “virginity tests” prior to …

Female Genital Mutilation

Women Can Save the World

<b>By Emily Musil Church, Ph.D., XPRIZE</b><p>Empowering women is essential for creating a sustainable future. Women and girls are particularly susceptible to challenges of extreme poverty and environmental degradation. But we at XPRIZE are optimists for the future. We believe the future is ours to create. …

Chinese Women's Film Festival calls for gender equality

<b>A film festival in China is calling for more female representation in cinema and plans to lobby the country's film industry to improve the situation.</b><p>The China Women's Film Festival plans to write an open letter, signed by at least 50 celebrities, to major Chinese film producers and cinema companies.<p>…

Emmeline Pankhurst

There's a better way to talk about men's rights activism — and it's on Reddit - Vox

Meet the community that’s fighting for men’s rights without bashing feminism.<p>If you’ve spent any time talking about feminist issues on the internet, you’re probably familiar with men’s rights activists (MRAs). Generally speaking, MRAs hate feminism and believe it’s at least partly responsible for …

Feminism