art
The Powerful Women of Pop Culture Get Their Own Portrait Show

When Louisiana-based artist Ashly Lovett decided to do a gallery show based on the women of pop culture, narrowing down the options wasn’t easy. Read More >>

christmas
Council Rules Santa Must Be a Man

An historic decision has been passed by Great Aycliffe Town Council's Recreation Committee, which has ruled that the role of Santa Claus, who is also known to operate under the street name of Father Christmas and various other international pseudonyms, must always be played by a man. Read More >>

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Not Only Are Goop’s Vaginal Jade Eggs Useless, They’re Not Even an Ancient Remedy, Study Finds

In these trying times, it’s nice to know some scams are as painfully obvious as they seem. According to a new study, vaginal jade eggs aren’t an ancient Chinese remedy for women’s sexual problems, as promoters often claim they are – they’re actually a modern invention. Read More >>

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Pregnant Millennials May Get Depression More Than Their Mothers in the 1990s

Being a millennial is no picnic. But a new study published this Friday in JAMA Open suggests it’s especially hard for expectant mums. It found that pregnant women today are more likely to feel depressed than their mothers were during their pregnancies a generation ago. Read More >>

food
McDonald’s Offers Newcastle Mums a Three-Course Mother’s Day Meal Spectacular

Mums in the Newcastle area are in for an extra special treat this Sunday, thanks to one local branch of McDonald's offering a posh, three-course, sit-down-with-cutlery, burger-based treat for £10 a head. Read More >>

booze
There’s a Pink Beer for Girls Now, But it’s Ironic so Everything’s Fine

Big-booted craft beer brewer Brewdog has had an idea: a special type of beer in a pink bottle that's for women. But it's OK, one of Elon Musk's experiments hasn't caused a rip in time and dumped us all back to 1995 -- it's being done ironically to highlight gender pay gaps. Ah, you see now. It's not an ill-advised marketing stunt, or something that might've been given away free with the July 1997 issue of FHM. Read More >>

food
Doritos Plans “Low Crunch” Crisps for the Ladies

The current boss of brand behemoth PepsiCo has revealed a plan to attack the difficult world of what women eat when they allow themselves to, revealing that the company's Doritos crisps line is shortly to expand to feature several items created specifically for the ladies. Read More >>

booze
Women Have it Larger Than Men Now

Stats showing the level of binge drinking across the UK show that women are now more likely to be found sobbing into a burger on the wrong bus home at 3:00am than men nowadays, as more women than men admit to regularly abusing alcohol to a massive extent. Read More >>

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Isolated Group of Scotsmen Realise War on Women Ended Years Ago

A small group of men who never got the message that women are OK now has finally given up the fight to keep them away, with Muirfield golf club voting to let women enter the premises as full members. Read More >>

science
These Black Female Mathematicians Should Be Stars in the Blockbusters of Tomorrow

The hallways of maths and science history are overflowing with the achievements of white men, from Sir Isaac Newton to Steve Jobs; their faces are printed into school textbooks everywhere, and their achievements have been indelibly drilled into our minds, with countless awards and institutions named after them. To be brilliant is a gift, but who gets to be remembered as such involves privilege. Read More >>

apps
Nearby Pregnant Woman Alert! Nearby Pregnant Woman Alert!

Someone's had an idea for an app again. This one's really quite specific and bizarre, and uses Bluetooth proximity alerts to tell commuters when there's a pregnant woman in the vicinity so you might want to look up from your phone and offer her a seat so you don't look like a bit of a Trump. Read More >>

health
The WHO Was Wrong to Say Zika Is No Longer an Emergency

Late last week, the World Health Organization declared that the Zika virus, along with its related neurological complications, no longer constitutes an international emergency. The announcement is a troubling development that could threaten important research, while also undermining those who are most affected, namely women, children, and the poor. Read More >>

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American Women Sure Do Love Grooming Down There

Trimming the bushes. Vacuuming the carpet. Coiffing the cat. Whatever your choice in questionable metaphor for the act of tidying up one’s pubic hair, have it on hand, because it turns out that a whole lot of American women do it. Read More >>

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Every Phone Sold in India Will Soon Have a Panic Button For Women’s Safety

In an attempt to promote women’s safety, every single mobile phone sold in India from 2017 onward must include a panic button, the country’s Ministry of Communications and Technology announced on Monday. Read More >>