Washington Post editor’s deleted tweet claims white women ‘lucky’ others are ‘not calling for revenge’

Washington Post global opinions editor Karen Attiah reportedly declared, “White women are lucky that we are just calling them ‘Karen’s.’ And not calling for revenge,” in a since-deleted tweet. Attiah, who is black, listed multiple things that she feels white women are responsible for and warned her 185,000 followers that worse things could happen than simply being referred to as “Karen,” which has emerged as a disparaging term for […]

Mexican president slammed after comments on women staying at home

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Thursday suggested the tradition of women staying at home to take care of older family members was key to battling the coronavirus pandemic, sparking criticism his comments were sexist. This is not the first time the 66-year-old leader has been accused of making tone-deaf […]

Andrews, Portland women NCAA bound, upset San Diego 64-63

Haylee Andrews scored 18 points, including her second-straight game-winner in the final minute, and Portland captured the West Coast Conference automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in more than two decades with a 64-63 overtime win over San Diego on Tuesday. Andrews, whose floater in the lane with 3.6 seconds left […]

One Of Afghanistan’s First Women Air Force Pilots Is Living In Exile In Florida

TAMPA, Florida — Sitting outside a sidewalk café on the waterfront in Tampa, a light breeze making for one of those perfect fall afternoons, is a feminist icon. You might not recognize her — and the tourists eating ice cream and skateboarding kids certainly didn’t — but Niloofar Rahmani is one of the best-known Afghan […]

Man guilty of sex attacks on women and children – Channel 4 News

It took the jury foreman seven-and-a-half minutes to deliver the verdicts. Serial sex attacker Joseph McCann was guilty of 37 charges. His youngest victim was just 11 years old. McCann kidnapped, assaulted and raped women and children in terrifying attacks across England over a two week period. But 34-year-old McCann was released in error without […]

Quebec organization creates pamphlet to educate Muslim women about their rights – Montreal

Montreal Muslim women are binding together to fight for their rights. On Thursday night, Justice Femme, an organization dedicated to the protection of women’s rights, along with the Women’s Federation of Quebec, launched a pamphlet titled, “Muslim Women, Know your Rights and Seize them!” Hanadi Saad, president of Justice Femme, said the pamphlet is aimed […]

Transgender women inmates sue Colorado, claiming harassment, violence

Transgender women inmates in Colorado claim in a class-action lawsuit that they are targets of physical violence and sexual harassment because they are routinely housed with men. About 170 transgender inmates are represented in the class with seven women named as plaintiffs in the lawsuit filed Friday in state court in Denver. Gov. Jered Polis […]