Do you work in an office of mainly women? If you do, I’m jealous. This year I spent six months in an office with a ratio of 40-odd brilliant women to two lovely men and it was bliss. Not once did I find myself having a "fake chat" – you know, that wide-eyed, nodding dog, not-really-listening-just-shooting-lines-of-banter-at-each-other chat. Instead I had genuine conversations where I was thinking and building on the task we were discussing rather than doing my best rendition of "woman at work."
Yugoslavian performance artist Marina Abramović is the woman many credit as "the grandmother of performance art." She was featured on Sex and the City, collaborated with James Franco and . Somehow, her celebrated 1988 art piece, "The Lovers: the Great Wall Walk" — in which she and her longtime lover and collaborator Ulay started at opposite ends of the Great Wall of China, to meet in the middle as a way of signaling the break up of their 12-year relationship, seems like something that happened over a million years ago now.
This anti-pinup desk calendar is equal parts comic relief and body positivity. Kara, the New York-based brand responsible for the $25 calendar, also sells great handbags.
For Eleanor Curry, the things at the top of her list are, of course, her children and her job, in addition to traveling and spending time with the friends who empower and inspire her — six of whom she invited on a trip to Los Angeles for a totally boss photoshoot.
The #SleepOnSide campaign could help save the lives of 100,000 babies a year worldwide.
A manspreader punched a woman in the face and busted her lip after she asked him to move over while sitting aboard a New York City subway train. The victim, Sam Saia, was riding the train to work on Thursday when the man parked next to her opened up his legs, squeezing her in her seat, she told the New York Daily News.
LaToya Cantrell, a City Council member who first gained a political following as she worked to help her hard-hit neighbourhood recover from Hurricane Katrina, won a historic election Saturday that made her the first woman mayor of New Orleans. The Democrat will succeed term-limited fellow Democrat Mitch Landrieu as the city celebrates its 300th anniversary next year. The leader in most polls before the runoff election, she never trailed as votes were counted.
An Indian medical student was crowned Miss World at a glitzy event in a Chinese resort on Saturday, making her country the joint-most successful in the beauty pageant's history. Manushi Chhillar is the sixth Indian winner of the long-running contest, following in the footsteps of Bollywood actresses Priyanka Chopra and Aishwarya Rai. Chhillar, 20, is a trained Indian classical dancer who also enjoys painting and hopes to open a chain of non-profit hospitals in rural areas, according to the Miss World website.
As we all know, everything is tense and triggering in the world right now. With every new accusation of sexual harassment and…
Joy Mangano, inventor of the Miracle Mop and inspiration behind the Jennifer Lawrence biopic "Joy," talks to Yahoo Lifestyle about balancing her professional goals and being a working mom. Mangano agrees with Sheryl Sandberg that working women can "lean in" and "have it all."
Shalane Flanagan became the first American to win the women’s division of the New York City Marathon since 1977.
For a woman who grows hair on her face and chest because of PCOS, Halloween can be uncomfortable. What is for her a natural look gets mistaken for a costume, and then come the comments.
Emily’s List announced at the Women’s Convention in Detroit on Saturday that more than 20,000 women across the country have thrown their hat into the ring to run for public office. “It was this convention that pushed us over,” Emily’s List president Stephanie Schriock tells Refinery29. There is a continuing wave of interest in running among progressive women that started almost immediately after Secretary Hillary Clinton’s loss in November.
A publicity video for Neom, a several-hundred-billion-dollar proposed Saudi Arabian development announced on October 24, depicts a lifestyle for women greatly at odds with that pertaining in the kingdom today. The Neom proposal was announced by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who vowed to return Saudi Arabia to “moderate Islam” in an interview with the Guardian to coincide with the launch. The crown prince said the development would have no room “for anything traditional.” In contrast to the constrained life of women in Saudi Arabia presently, the video depicts women in a number of professional roles, wearing western clothing, practising yoga, running in public parks, and travelling in a car with their hair down. In September , Saudi Arabia announced that women would be allowed to drive, overturning a previous ban. Credit: Discover Neom via Storyful
Southwest Airlines on Wednesday celebrated its first “unmanned” flight on the company’s new fleet of Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft.
A proposed law in France will fine cat-callers and wolf-whistlers on the spot. The new initiative, led by gender equality minister Marlène Schiappa, is seeking to tackle sexism, sexual violence and harassment in the European country. According to RTL, the bill will be voted on by members of Parliament next year.
"It's very nonscripted, it's spontaneous, it's overlapping, and it's very much like real life," says “Together Live” tour co-founder Jennifer Rudolph Walsh.
More than 31,000 women have responded to the #MeToo call-out, including celebrities such as Anna Paquin, Selma Blair, Debra Messing, and Anika Noni Rose.
A princess has been named to head a Saudi multi-sports federation, in a first for women in the conservative Muslim kingdom where men dominate all sports, an official said Saturday. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, told AFP that Princess Rima bint Bandar bin Sultan has become "the first woman to lead a federation" covering sporting activities for men and women. In August 2016, the princess scored another first for women in Saudi Arabia when she was named by the cabinet to a senior post in the kingdom's equivalent of a sports ministry.
Why do many of the most famous women in sports media embody hyper-feminine molds? Big hair, lots of makeup, and short skirts does not make a sports reporter—or does it?