How Women Broke Into the Male-Dominated World of Cartoons and Illustrations

How Women Broke Into the Male-Dominated World of Cartoons and Illustrations

Early in her career, Dalia Messick, a cartoonist struggling to get her work published, got a couple pieces of advice from the head of the Chicago Tribune-New York News Syndicate’s secretary. First, change your character’s profession, she said. And secondly, change your name. Messick obliged, recasting her bandit protagonist as a roving journalist and adopting […]

Director Guild embraces women, minorities in awards nominations

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Hollywood directors nominated a woman and two people of color for their 2018 movie awards on Thursday in a line-up that favored newcomers over veterans like Steven Spielberg. “Lady Bird” director Greta Gerwig was among four first-time nominees announced by the Directors Guild of America (DGA), one of the most influential […]

This holiday trip offers 4-day sex fest with unlimited women and booze

This holiday trip offers 4-day sex fest with unlimited women and booze

LONDON: A Colombia-based holiday company is offering its customers a four-day sex fest with unlimited women and booze on a mystery Caribbean island. The Good Girls Company, behind the controversial sex and drugs holiday, has revealed that its customers would “actually” get what it has promised if they travel in late November. A top British […]

‘I’d receive 200 messages threatening rape every day’: Online abuse of women laid bare in new report

‘I’d receive 200 messages threatening rape every day’: Online abuse of women laid bare in new report

From tweets threatening violence to emails detailing graphic descriptions of rape, a new survey has revealed that one in five women has experienced online harassment. Amnesty International UK says it is causing psychological distress for thousands of women. An Amnesty poll asked 504 women aged 18 to 55 in the UK about their experiences of […]

North Korean women suffer discrimination, rape, malnutrition: UN

North Korean women suffer discrimination, rape, malnutrition: UN

GENEVA: 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 United Nations human rights panel said on Monday. After a regular review of Pyongyang`s record, the U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women voiced concern at rape […]

Women may be better drivers than men: Study

Women may be better drivers than men: Study

London: Women are less likely to be distracted while driving than men, according to a study which debunks stereotypes about ladies being bad drivers. Researchers suggested that young men and extroverted or neurotic people are more prone to distraction. Ole Johansson, from the Institute of Transport Economics in Norway, surveyed a large group of high-school […]

Donnell Rawlings Says Most Women Were Fine with Harvey Weinstein’s Sexual Aggression

Donnell Rawlings Says Most Women Were Fine with Harvey Weinstein’s Sexual Aggression

Donnell Rawlings on WeinsteinMost Women Were Fine With Weinstein’s Sexual Aggression 10/17/2017 6:48 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE Harvey Weinstein actually had a good track record sexually harassing women, because most didn’t complain … so says Donnell Rawlings. We got an inebriated Donnell Monday night outside the Peppermint Club in WeHo, and he spoke at his peril, saying […]