Video shows Baltimore hospital discharging half-naked woman into cold winter night

January 15, 2018

… patient’s needs. Related video Young women and girls are the silent victims of gang violence. “We share the shock and disappointment of many who have viewed the video showing the discharge of a patient from the Emergency Department of UMMC Midtown the night of January 9,” spokeswoman Lisa Clough told the Post in a statement. “This unfortunate event is not representative of our patient-centered mission.” H/T the Washington Post More From this publisher : HERE ; …

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Tech’s Latest Innovation Looks A Lot Like a Social Club

January 15, 2018

… accurately reflects tech’s white male decision-makers. Neo is more than 40 percent women, and 15 percent of members are black or latino. Half are under 25. He has included engineers at every career level, from newbies to mid-career engineers to notable company founders. Partovi spent time last year traveling to college campuses to help select and recruit the 30 undergraduate members, many of whom had so many competitive demands for their time—attention from corporate giants like …

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Hoda Kotb’s new role on ‘Today’ just made history for the morning news show.

January 15, 2018

… a very tough morning for both of us,” Kotb said on the day of Lauer’s firing, sitting alongside co-host Savannah Guthrie. “It’s hard to reconcile what we are hearing with the man who we know, who walks in this building every single day.” Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images. Kotb’s promotion to co-host is a big deal, and fans and celebrities were quick to celebrate the occasion. It’s the first time “Today” as been anchored by two women, …

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Senator Al Frankens Resignation Is Deeply Unfair

January 15, 2018

… by 52-41 that Franken shouldnt quit. Finally, the poll showed Franken with higher levels of support among women than men. Only 38 percent of women said Franken should resign, while 46 percent of men said so. In other words, the only Minnesotans who wanted Franken to go are the people who (I think we can safely assume) wanted him out for partisan or ideological reasons: because he was, among Democratic senators, literally the single most effective questioner of Trump administration officials who …

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Doug Jones Officially Declared Winner Of Alabama Senate Election After Judge Rejects Roy Moore Lawsuit

January 10, 2018

… establishment” for his loss, and claiming without evidence that “election fraud experts across the country have agreed that this was a fraudulent election.” Moore lost the Dec. 12 contest to fill Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ vacated Senate seat to Democratic candidate Jones. During the contentious campaign, the former judge faced accusations of sexual harassment and misconduct from multiple women who claimed he preyed on them when they were teenagers and he …

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Iceland Makes It Illegal For Companies To Pay Men More Than Women

January 10, 2018

… and women equally,” she said. Currently, Iceland’s Parliament consists of nearly 50 percent female members. The World Economic Forum (WEF) ranked the nation as the world’s most gender-equal country for the last nine years, acting as “a leader on female political empowerment and a strong performer on wage equality.” The United States comes in at No. 49.  The Icelandic government has said it is committed to closing the gender pay gap by 2022. …

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Mike Pence’s vacation neighbors nudge him to ‘Make America Gay Again’ with a friendly rainbow banner

January 8, 2018

… Pence raised a flag specifically for his visit https://t.co/Ldef4h1G8U pic.twitter.com/Mqwh3K8R5J — Aspen Times (@TheAspenTimes) December 30, 2017 Aspen resident hangs gay pride sign across from home where VP Mike Pence is staying https://t.co/vYTFPr6HPf pic.twitter.com/7WNZ6zwvyj — KRDO NewsChannel 13 (@KRDONC13) December 29, 2017 The two daughters of the neighboring family and a girlfriend of one of the women hung the flag up sometime Wednesday or Thursday. The girlfriend, …

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Two Senators Call for Trump to Resign Over Sexual Misconduct Reports

January 7, 2018

Two Democratic senators called on President Donald Trump to resign amid demands for a congressional investigation from the numerous women who have come forward and said Trump engaged in sexual misconduct with them in the past. Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) have both publicly said they believe Trump should resign from the presidency in light of the more than a dozen sexual misconduct allegations that have been made against him. Booker made his comments over the …

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Drones Take Off in the Battle Against the Los Angeles Fires

January 3, 2018

… madness, clad in their heavy yellow protective gear, lugging hoses, doing their best to protect people and property from the unpredictable flames. When fires grow this large, resources are stretched thin. But the Los Angeles Fire Department has a new tool that could reduce the risk these men and women take on. “For the first time ever, we’re going to use our drones,” LAFD Chief Ralph Terrazas said at a news conference on Thursday. Shortly afterwards, a firefighter, in his …

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Dan Rather eloquently destroys GOP tax bill in viral Facebook post

January 2, 2018

… whether it’s on booze or women or movies,” Grassley said. tax bill would not eliminate the estate tax, also known as the “death tax,” which taxes 40 percent on estates worth $10 million or more. But many of the measures actually contained in the bill have been criticized by Democrats for their —and rely on trickle-down economics for middle-class people to reap any benefits. “These, and so many other Americans, have every bit as much claim to a government …

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I’m A Brown Woman Who’s Breaking Up With The Democratic Party

January 1, 2018

You were the love of my life. I fell in love early and hard. I have been the kind of party loyalist ― the kind of sappy, soapbox-y, clichéd devotee ― that makes Fox News moonwalk with glee. I loved you so much that I cried each time I voted. Thinking about the women who died fighting for my right to vote did it every time. I cried when I voted for Bill. For Barack Obama. I wept when I voted for Hillary. You’ve been that kind of mad love to me. I realize now that the …

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Check out Time magazine’s Person of the Year cover: ‘The Silence Breakers.’

December 31, 2017

… 2017 marked a watershed year for survivors of sexual abuse. “All social movements have highly visible precipitating factors,” Aldon Morris, a professor of sociology at Northwestern University, told Time. “In this case, you had Harvey Weinstein, and before that you had Trump.” In the past year and a half, 13 women have come forward alleging Trump sexually harassed or assaulted them following the infamous 2005 “Access Hollywood” tape, in which the former reality …

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Roy Moore arrived to the polls on horseback, and everyone’s laughing

December 30, 2017

Roy Moore riding his horse to the Alabama polls with truly terrible form.Image: Joe Raedle/Getty Images Alabama election day has finally arrived, and Republican Senatorial candidate Roy Moore made his grand entrance to the polls on horseback.  Moore — who’s been banned from a mall, accused of sexual misconduct by 9 women, and alleged to have initiated a sexual encounter with a 12-year-old girl when he was 32 — probably thought arriving on a horse would be a nice …

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This Baby May Look Ordinary, But He’s Actually The Very First Of His Kind

December 29, 2017

… “I wasn’t ready to hear it, I couldn’t take it in. I thought that this means that I’ll never be able to carry a child of my own – but that is what women are made for. It felt so unfair. I loved kids and babies and I wanted to know what I had done to deserve this. I felt so alone.” Having accepted the difficult news, Stenberg conceded that she would never carry a child. But when she met Nilsson, a 40-year-old former competitive golfer, Stenberg’s …

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A Heartfelt Thank You To The Women Who Broke Their Silence On Roy Moore

December 29, 2017

The women, , who came forward to say that Senate candidate Roy Moore sought romantic relationships with them when they were teenagers had everything to lose. They were called liars. Their characters were attacked. They were accused of speaking out for personal gain, as though one ever gains from going public with allegations of sexual misconduct. Their personal lives were scrutinized. Their political leanings became a matter of national debate. Moore’s campaign in Alabama even created a …

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Christian Bale shares why white men should step aside in favor of diverse voices.

December 29, 2017

… honor — or even forgive his past behavior. But more white men of privilege should speak out with the conviction and honesty he did and work to make this country a better place for everyone, especially people too often left out out of the conversation. (Looking at you, Matt Damon.) Photo by WOCinTech Chat/Flickr. What we need more is new ideas and fresh voices. More women. More people of color. More LGBTQ people. More people with disabilities. More people living below the poverty …

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John Oliver Gets Into Heated Argument with Dustin Hoffman Over Sexual Misconduct Allegations

December 29, 2017

… the air? Hoffman replied. From a few things youve read youve made an incredible assumption about me Youve made the case better than anyone else can. Im guilty. At the time of Hunters allegation, Hoffman issued the following statement: I have the utmost respect for women and feel terrible that anything I might have done could have put her in an uncomfortable situation. I am sorry. It is not reflective of who I am. Oliver brought up that apology during the Q&A, telling Hoffman, Youve made …

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What Joe Biden’s Anita Hill apology tells us about his 2020 plans

December 28, 2017

… his role. “What I do feel badly about is the bad taste that got left in the mouth of some of the people around Anita Hill, and maybe even Anita, about whether or not the witnesses should have been called who were called and weren’t called,” he said.) That is not an accident. Biden, a 75-year-old white man, understands how the treatment of Hill was perceived by many women and, in light of the cultural movement around women speaking out about harassment, he is working to clear up …

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5 years after Sandy Hook, the victims have not been forgotten

December 28, 2017

… his big brother Jake, his best friend and role model.” Dylan’s parents also expressed gratitude to the educators who died with their son. “We cannot speak highly enough of Dawn Hochsprung and Mary Sherlach, exceptional women who knew both our children,” the family said. “Dylan’s teacher, Vicki Soto, was warm and funny and Dylan loved her dearly. We take great comfort in knowing that Dylan was not alone when he died, but was wrapped in the arms of his amazing …

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Facebook Announced A New Friend Request Blocking Policy, So Goodbye, Trolls

December 28, 2017

… Tuesday, Dec. 19 after consulting with both Facebook users and organizations that represent groups that disproportionately experience harassment, such as women and journalists. Facebook will use signals such as IP addresses to prevent “fake or inauthentic” accounts from harassing users, according to TechCrunch. The site illustrated the importance of this: if you’ve blocked someone, Facebook’s new feature should prevent that person from contacting you via an alternate or …

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Trump Bragged: Nothing in the World Like First-Rate P**sy

December 27, 2017

… about his hair with the observation, But I get more pussy than you do. As president, however, Trump has sought to downplay or even deny this part of his past. He has reportedly floated the notion that the infamous Access Hollywood tapewhich caught him bragging that his stardom allowed him to grope women without their consentis a fake. Despite a pre-election public apology for the 2005 recording, Trump has backtracked, according to The New York Times. Its not his voice, the president told a …

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Breitbart: Feminists are becoming witches to hex Donald Trump

December 26, 2017

… (@Noetrope) December 19, 2017 Hahahaha!!! If he only knew… pic.twitter.com/pJUONHlr4y — CaliBohoChic (@CaliBohoChic) December 19, 2017 LOL. They really hate women, don't they?!?! Still amazes me that CONS & right-wing 'tabloid' sites get any support from women at all😳 — Tom Blue (@lovemrpibb2) December 18, 2017 Some are hearing Nash’s name for the first time. And Breitbart Tech’s, too. Couldn’t really get past “Breitbart …

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15 real ways to thank black women for carrying the country on their backs.

December 23, 2017

… him over the line: black people, particularly black women. Nearly 97% of black women in Alabama voted for Jones. 97%! White people, y’all gotta get it together. pic.twitter.com/THek4WkTTN — Imani Gandy Canes (@AngryBlackLady) December 13, 2017 After Jones’ victory, social media erupted with messages thanking black women for once again carrying the Democratic party to victory. While black women are rarely anyone’s majority, we are united, consistent, and right on …

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‘E! News’ contributor leaves network over gender wage gap

December 23, 2017

… gap is shrinking, although admittedly we have a long way to go,” Sadler wrote in a statement about her exit. “And well, I learned this first hand. My team and I asked for what I know I deserve and were denied repeatedly.” SEE ALSO: Jennifer Lawrence, Emma Stone weigh in on Hollywood’s problem with women — and what to do next Sadler said it was difficult to break with the network after 12 years but that she felt compelled to after witnessing the way women stood …

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Ann Curry Is Every Woman Cast Aside for a Shitty Media Man

December 22, 2017

… She isnt a leading television personality, with a career commensurate with her talent. She is, however, someone whose livelihood was essentially ruined in a power play by one of the many men who have since been revealed to be despicable. Curry now joins the likes of Annabella Sciorra, Rose McGowan, and comedians Dina Min Goodman and Julia Wolov as the famous faces and bold-faced names who represent the countless women whose careers and livelihoods have been jeopardized, limited, and, in some …

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If Time Picked a Loser of the Year, It Would Be: The Idiot Sons

December 22, 2017

On Wednesday, Time magazine announced that its Person of the Year for 2017 was The Silence Breakers, women and men who have spoken up against powerful and sexually abusive men in their industries. The choice was an apt one; nothing has shaped the national conversation this year more than the people who come forward to call out abuse. But from there, I take issue with the list. Donald Trump as runner-up? Please. Even though he has done his share to sneak into every headline and every brain …

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