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The Language of Sexual Harassment: How Words and Images Normalise Predatory Male Behaviour

One of the defining stories of 2017 was the spontaneous birth of the #MeToo revolution, which initiated thousands of women around the world to …

Feminism

If You Don't Love 1 of These 12 Foundations, We Give Up

As a makeup artist, every day I explain to my clients that foundation is not a one-size-fits-all product. It needs to be the right fit for your coverage needs and your skin type, should make your skin <i>better</i> after applied. And no matter the price, it should have the right ingredients that won't …

Skin Care

The 10 Best Shampoos for Thinning Hair

Add some extra thickness where you need it most.<p>Suddenly seeing a new patch of sparse hairs where there used to be many is never fun. Luckily, there are a few key ways to keep your hair looking full. And it all starts with a shampoo that promotes volume and thickness. Here are 10 of the best to get …

Hair Care

Mourning a Dog Can Be Harder Than Mourning a Person

"Many studies show our relationships with dogs can be even more satisfying than our human relationships."<p>Recently, my wife and I went through one of the more excruciating experiences of our lives—the euthanasia of our beloved dog, Murphy. I remember making eye contact with Murphy moments before she …

Pets

A Reddit Post About A Husband Learning About The Pink Tax Is Amusing The Women Of The Internet

It started when Redditor u/KnitAFett went to the store with her husband to get some new shoelaces for him. It ended with the husband’s reaction to …

New York City

How to delete yourself from the Internet

Data breaches. Identity theft. Bank fraud. Every week, we read a fearsome new headline about cybercrime. Reputable services fall victim to anonymous hackers. Ransomware holds random computer user’s files hostage. And what about those websites that track your every move, targeting you with …

Information Systems

Exclusive: As elections near, many older, educated, white voters shift away from Trump's party

(Reuters) - Older, white, educated voters helped Donald Trump win the White House in 2016. Now, they are trending toward Democrats in such numbers that their ballots could tip the scales in tight congressional races from New Jersey to California, a new Reuters/Ipsos poll and a data analysis of …

Voting

Screenwriting 101: Writing That Character

You’re a screenwriter, aren’t you? If you weren’t, you wouldn’t be reading this article. Sorry, I wanted to be frank about characterisation in film. …

Comic Books

Having an abortion isn’t always a sad or difficult decision, and that’s okay

opinion<p><b>Right now the debate is raging about whether women in Ireland should be granted access to abortions.</b><p>The debate is referred to on social media …

Feminism

Perimenopause doesn't have to be a battle. Here's how I stopped fighting my hormones — and changed my life.

At first I felt betrayed by my body, but perimenopause doesn’t have to be my enemy.<p>If you believe what you read online, perimenopause — the long, slow decline of estrogen and progesterone that leads to the end of menstruation at menopause — is the cause of nearly every imaginable ill for Gen-X …

Middle Age

Body and Soul

Soon after taking office, Pope Francis complained that his church had become obsessed with sex. His criticism could equally have described American …

Religion

From Most Hated to American Hero: The Whitewashing of Martin Luther King Jr.

There is a recipe for making a hero.<p>Greatness is neither the singular nor most necessary ingredient. Fame is important because no matter how …

Black History

The four days in 1968 that reshaped D.C.

Disable animations<p>The day had been warm and breezy, with a high near 70. But the teeming intersection of 14th and U streets was tense. There had been an ugly fight there two days before. Objects had been thrown at police, and two arrests had been made. As the sun set, this cultural and financial …

Secret Service

Trump tariff backlash causes panic in rural America as mega jobs losses appear on the horizon

Campaign Action<p>Donald Trump shocked economists and many inside his own administration when he ignored his economic advisors and went with a …

Donald Trump

18 Documentaries That Have Shocking Endings

"I'm thinking the allegations are clearly false, and then...bam!"<p><i>Warning: Some spoilers ahead. Continue at your own risk.</i>

Entertainment

Secret Netflix movie codes and other hacks and tips that will change your life

Netflix currently has 81 million paying users and has launched in 130 new countries around the world since January 2016.<p>And every month, the popular …

Televisions

Gun Nuts Just Can't Help Themselves

There is place in hell reserved for those who hurt kids.The fake viral video of Emma Gonzalez defines the rightwing. If you haven’t seen it (and I …

Photo Manipulation

Thoughts and Prayers for All of the Conservatives Who Are Clearly Terrified of the Parkland Kids

One good way to know that you’re firmly on the wrong side of history and rapidly losing political ground? You find yourself lashing out at the teenage survivors of a mass shooting.<p>This club now counts several conservative politicians and talking heads among its esteemed members, including …

United States

The Trump White House's Intern Program Is Once Again Very, Very White

The White House is yet again facing fierce criticism over the lack of diversity of the participants in its intern program.<p>A photograph released Friday shows President Donald Trump posing with the spring intake, who are overwhelmingly white:<p>“The White House intern photo is like a <i>Where’s Waldo</i> for a …

Donald Trump

Court blocks Trump administration from forcing undocumented teens to remain pregnant

Undocumented minors can receive abortions, for now.<p>Undocumented teenagers seeking abortion will be allowed to obtain them until a lawsuit filed on …

Immigration

Can a White Person Understand the Black Experience?

What does an African American want?<p>In response to my article Colorblind Ideology is a Form of Racism, I was recently asked, “What does an African …

African-American News

I'm a Catholic obstetrician who had an abortion. This is not politics or religion. It's life.

My job is to take care of women. As an obstetrician-gynecologist working in Botswana, I see women through the highs and lows of their reproductive lives. Until last year, I personally had only experienced the highs. In 2015, I gave birth to a perfect baby at the right time in my life given my …

Pregnancy

Start from 0! This low-impact workout is perfect for beginners

Want to start working out but have no idea where to start? This workout is for you!<p>If you want to start exercising, but have no idea where to begin, this is the workout for you. It's low-impact and suitable for beginners of all ages.<p>This three-circuit routine will target your entire body. Circuit …

Workouts

The Outbound Journal

As Much as I Love Serums, Nothing Has Had More of an Effect on My Skin Than This

I'm Shannon Peter, and I'm obsessed with face massage rollers. Yes, skincare can be magical stuff: Vitamin C serums can brighten a complexion …

Skin Care

Here are the top 10 reasons I don't believe in God

<i>The following is an excerpt from</i> Why Are You Atheists So Angry? 99 Things That Piss Off the Godless<i>by Greta Christina. The book is available</i> …

Top 10

Weird Seattle: Seattle's Oddities and Unusual Attractions

While Portland to the south has a reputation for being weird, Seattle has its own weird side to be proud of. Aside from a diverse and sometimes …

Barcelona

You may feel like 20, but you can’t eat like one — the best foods to eat as you age

As you age, chances are you can’t eat and drink quite the way you did when you were 20.<p>That extra slice of pizza shows up on the scale. Your favorite …

Nutrition

401(k): 5 steps to wake up a napping retirement plan

Are you among the 56.8 million Americans with a 401(k) plan from a small or midsize company?<p>If so, did you know many of them aren’t so hot, with subpar, nosebleed-level fees and lousy investment options? And scant retirement advice?<p>Here are my five simple steps to see if your 401(k) plan needs a …

Retirement

Turns out the Trump campaign’s ‘coffee boy’ had a bigger role than everyone thought

George Papadopoulos is one of many Trump campaign associates the White House has distanced itself from.<p>A report by the Washington Post on Friday …

Donald Trump