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First ads banned for contravening gender stereotyping rules

Watchdog bans VW and Philadelphia ads with bungling dads and ‘passive’ womenTwo television ads, one featuring new dads bungling comically while looking after their babies and the other a wom...

First ads banned for contravening gender stereotyping rules

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First ads banned for contravening UK gender stereotyping rules Watchdog bans VW and Philadelphia ads with bungling dads and ‘passive’ womenTwo television ads, one featuring new dads bungling comically while lookin...
06:36, 08/14/2019

Ads from Mondelez and Volkswagen are the first to be banned under new UK gender stereotyping rules The U.K.'s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) introduced the sexism rules in June after research and a consultation with the ad industry. The ...
13:00, 08/15/2019

Sexist ads banned over gender stereotypes An advertisement juxtaposing male astronauts with a woman sitting by a stroller, and another depicting two hapless dads, are the first casualties of a...
09:00, 08/14/2019

The U.K. Just Banned ‘Harmful Gender Stereotypes’ in Advertising A ban on advertisements containing “harmful” gender stereotypes came into force in the U.K. on Friday, in a move experts hope will reduce ...
06:48, 06/14/2019

Gender stereotypes can cause serious harmful. Now they're banned from British ads From Friday, advertisements in Britain must not include "gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm or serious or widespread offense."  &...
12:36, 06/14/2019

Gender stereotypes can cause serious harm. Now they're banned from British ads From Friday, advertisements in Britain must not include "gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm or serious or widespread offense."  &...
19:24, 06/16/2019

| Boy or girl? Hong Kong at centre of banned China gender test Shady middle-men are openly advertising on Chinese social media to smuggle blood samples of pregnant women to Hong Kong to skirt the mainland's ban on...
12:00, 05/22/2019

| Ex-Liverpool striker Sturridge banned for breaching betting rules Former Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has been fined and suspended for six weeks for breaching betting rules, the Football Association announced....
07:36, 07/18/2019

Daniel Sturridge fined and banned for breaching betting rules as FA appeal for stronger punishment Daniel Sturridge was today banned from domestic football matches for six weeks and fined £75,000 after an independent regulatory commission found him ...
06:12, 07/18/2019

Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos banned from Facebook, Instagram over hate speech rules The company said Thursday that it has also banned Louis Farrakhan, Paul Nehlen, Paul Joseph Watson and Laura Loomer, along with Alex Jones’ site, Info...
13:48, 05/02/2019

Roger Stone avoids jail, banned from major social media after judge rules he breached gag order Stone, 66, a notorious Republican political operative who has described himself as a "dirty trickster," had previously been dressed down by the judge ...
14:36, 07/16/2019

Banned horse trainer wins in court, beating track that banned him for his deadly record Hall of Fame horse racing training Jerry Hollendorfer says he lost half of his stable after being banned over spate of horse deaths.   ...
15:00, 07/26/2019

Everything Social Media Giants Banned in 2019 (That They Should've Banned Ages Ago) One of the more frequent annoyances of our modern world is the endless defenses social media platforms make to sidestep their responsibilities to curb...
15:24, 07/10/2019

Banned bread: why does the US allow banned additives that Europe says are unsafe? China, Brazil and members of the EU have weighed the potential risks and outlawed chemicals found in US loavesGive us this day our daily foam expander...
02:00, 05/28/2019

DayZ Is Somehow Banned, But Also Not Banned In Australia Despite recent attempts at fixing things, Australia’s video game classification system remains something of a joke. It’s very much a joke today, thoug...
08:24, 08/08/2019

Qualcomm stock slips after judge rules it violated antitrust rules Qualcomm used unlawful, anticompetitive practices to license patents for modems used in mobile phones, a judge has ruled in a case brought by the US t...
17:00, 05/22/2019

Federal judge rules Qualcomm violated antitrust rules Roughly five months after the Federal Trade Commission and Qualcomm entered the courtroom over charges that Qualcomm engaged in anti-competitive behav...
11:36, 05/22/2019

Five anchors sue NY1 for age and gender discrimination Five anchorwomen and reporters at NY1 say the local news channel systematically shoved them aside to make room for younger faces while celebrating the...
11:48, 06/19/2019

UK bans gender stereotypes in ads A ban has come into force prohibiting commercials that reinforce gender prejudices. A prominent German feminist told DW that Germany is dragging its h...
11:24, 06/14/2019

Guardian's gender pay gap falls to 4.9% Difference in median hourly pay between women and men in editorial is 5.9%Guardian News & Media’s gender pay gap has fallen to 4.9% – calculated by me...
13:36, 07/02/2019

Into the gender culture fray New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is actually more unpopular in his own city than President Trump, now endorses the use of public funds for gend...
23:12, 07/06/2019

Phone use while driving should be banned entirely, say MPs Report calls for ban on phones to be extended to hands-free calling, as well as tougher penalties and enforcement Mobile phone use behind the wheel s...
19:00, 08/13/2019

Your MacBook Pro might’ve just been banned from flights by the FAA Apple announced a recall program a few weeks ago for a limited number of 15-inch MacBook Pro laptops with batteries that might overheat and pose a fir...
15:00, 08/14/2019

Changing gender is easier than ever in NYC schools City kids can now change their gender status on school records without any legal documentation — and play for the sports teams of their preferen...
22:36, 06/28/2019

Here’s how I’d keep the moon landing ‘gender neutral’ The other day I wrote about my support for purging the word “man” out of the English language when it had to do with anything good. In case I was too ...
19:48, 07/24/2019

Gender pay gap is narrowing, but there’s still work to do The gender wage gap is still very much alive and well. If you're tired of falling victim to it, here's how you can fight for a fair salary. ...
22:48, 05/10/2019

Test performance, gender, and temperature (credit: Nest) As we move from a season marked by unstoppable heating units and into one dominated by aggressive air conditioning. Figuring out how ...
10:24, 05/26/2019

Gender pay gap is wider among those with a bachelor’s degree A college degree can provide many benefits, but an equal playing field apparently isn’t one of them. Women with a bachelor’s degree earn 74 cents for ...
17:36, 06/06/2019

Computer Science's Gender Gap Will Take More Than A Century To Fix The gender gap in computer science research won’t reach equality for more than a century, according to new research released Friday that showed comput...
01:00, 06/22/2019

Gender equality must be at the core of 'Health for All' On this International Women's Day, we imagine a world where every woman and girl has access to quality and affordable health care, a world in which wo...
06:00, 04/28/2019

Here's what you can do to get a bigger paycheck if you're hit by the gender wage gap More companies are evaluating whether men and women are really earning what they should. Here's what to do if you think you're underearning....
05:53, 04/28/2019

Revealed: the $731,003 gender pay gap in US World Cup bonuses The US women’s team have earned $90,000 in bonuses for reaching the World Cup quarter-finals, a sum that would be six times higher were they entitled ...
01:48, 06/28/2019

Which US State has narrowed the STEM gender gap the most? While the STEM gender gap is slowly narrowing in parts of the country, women still face an uphill battle to achieve equality in some states. So where ...
20:00, 08/09/2019

Wikipedia Is Now Banned in China in All Languages China has expanded its ban on Wikipedia to block the community-edited online encyclopedia in all available languages, the BBC reports. An earlier enfo...
04:00, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Lowry says fan who shoved him should be banned The Latest: Lowry says Warriors' investor who shoved him 'shouldn't be a part of our league'        ...
14:48, 06/06/2019

Bad riders could be banned under new Uber policy Badly behaving Uber passengers can be banned from using the ride-sharing service if their rating score falls below a certain threshold, the company sa...
11:12, 05/29/2019

FAA investigating why Chick-fil-A was banned at airports The Federal Aviation Administration has launched an investigation into allegations that New York and Texas airports discriminated against Chick-fil-A ...
09:24, 05/29/2019

A bad Uber rating could get you banned from the service If your Uber rating is too low, you could be banned from using the car-riding service. Uber announced it was refreshing its guidelines.   &...
17:36, 05/29/2019

Delete These Banned Apps From Your Android Google recently removed several apps from the Google Play Store after discovering they violated the Play Store terms of service—and, more importantly,...
11:24, 07/18/2019

Doping: Seven more Russian weightlifters banned Another seven Russian weightlifters have been provisionally suspended for doping violations, joining five compatriots already banned from the sport ea...
02:12, 08/17/2019

Samoa's 'third gender' delicately balances sex and religion Keyonce Lee Hang is busy finishing preparations for the to'ona'i, a traditional lunch served after Sunday church in Samoa, and attending to her elderl...
07:24, 07/31/2019

Semenya loses landmark gender case South African runner Caster Semenya has lost her appeal against proposals to regulate her testosterone levels in what could be a milestone moment for ...
08:00, 05/01/2019

3 Women Join BBC's List Of Its Top 10 Earners After Gender Pay Gap Row The BBC said three women - Claudia Winkleman, Vanessa Feltz and Zoe Ball - had joined the list of its top 10 paid stars, a change the publicly funded ...
08:24, 07/02/2019

How employers are preparing for a gender non-binary world In small but measurable ways, some companies are starting to do more to recognize or accommodate employees or customers who don't identify as male or ...
11:48, 07/02/2019

How likely are you live to 90? Depends on your gender and body size Living to the ripe old age of 90 may depend on your body size -- both height and weight -- as well as your level of physical activity, and seems to in...
08:24, 08/09/2019

Vatican calls non-binary gender 'fictitious' The Vatican has come under fire from LGBTQ groups after releasing a guide to sexuality for Catholic schools across the world that describes non-binary...
07:12, 06/11/2019

Technology could widen the gender employment gap, the IMF warns Technology is often espoused as a great leveler, but it could also play a major role in perpetuating the gender gap in employment, according to a new ...
09:36, 05/07/2019

Janet Mock: Why Gender Pronouns Matter What’s in a name? A hell of a lot when it comes to someone’s identity. Pose’s writer, director and producer Janet Mock speaks on the use of preferred ...
21:48, 06/11/2019

US Women win 4th World Cup title, eye gender equality The United States won its record fourth Women's World Cup title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 when Megan Rapinoe converted a p...
04:00, 07/08/2019

New hires drive gender pay gap in de Blasio administration Mayor Bill de Blasio’s decision to splurge on the salaries of his controversial schools chancellor and new public-housing chairman isn’t just costing ...
17:12, 07/07/2019

Arizona regents settle $2M lawsuit over gender pay gap TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Three former college deans have settled their $2 million lawsuit against the Arizona Board of Regents alleging gender discriminat...
18:36, 07/24/2019

Daily News gets Cuomo’s name and gender wrong The troubled Daily News keeps cranking out bloopers. On its website May 16, it changed both the first name and the gender of Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a ph...
21:24, 05/16/2019

Yet another gender reveal has ended in flames and misery Gender reveals are one of the stupidest inventions of the modern world. Before a kid is even born, parents decide to announce their sex by creating el...
13:12, 07/10/2019

Seek More Gender Diversity Onstage? Look at This List After five years of pressing for parity, the collective known as the Kilroys says it is seeing progress. Meanwhile, more suggestions for plays to pres...
11:24, 06/18/2019

Former WeWork Executives Allege Gender, Age Discrimination WeWork is being sued by two former executives who are accusing the shared-office company of gender and age discrimination as it gears up for an initia...
20:48, 06/20/2019

Are Music Festivals Finally Becoming Gender Inclusive? As Barcelona’s Primavera Sound becomes the first large-scale festival to adopt a 50/50 gender split, Vogue asks the women on its line-up: is the music...
00:24, 05/23/2019

Julianne Moore on gender parity: ‘I believe in quotas’ CANNES, France (AP) — Julianne Moore says that for the movie industry to reach gender parity, it’s necessary to implement quotas. Speaking at th...
09:48, 05/15/2019

Sperm separation technique could allow IVF gender selection Scientists have developed a new sperm separation technique which could in future allow couples having IVF to choose if they have a boy or girl before ...
05:48, 08/14/2019

Andaman And Nicobar Has 9 "Other" Gender Voters. But Nearly 2,000 Voted The Andaman and Nicobar Islands recorded a voter turnout of 65.18% in the first phase of the Lok Sabha elections on April 11, a difference of nearly 4...
08:12, 04/28/2019

UK bans ads over gender stereotypes in landmark ruling Adverts by cream cheese maker Philadelphia and car giant Volkswagen will no longer appear on UK television, the agency ruled. But both companies have ...
11:24, 08/14/2019

Google Is Releasing More Than 50 New Gender-Inclusive Emoji Love ‘em or hate ‘em, emoji have become a key part of the way that many of us communicate, and that makes representation vitally important to the way ...
22:12, 05/09/2019

World Cup shines spotlight on gender pay disparity "The players set to light up the Women\u0027s World Cup in France next month may play for big-name clubs like Barcelona, Arsenal and Juventus but, alt...
15:36, 05/15/2019

Sperm separation method may allow gender selection in IVF Technique is based on differences in movement of sperm with X chromosome and Y chromosomeA new sperm separation technique may one day allow prospectiv...
11:48, 08/13/2019

Gender Gap Closes When Everyone’s on the Ballot, Study Shows Though white men still dominate the political arena disproportionately, new research shows that when women and people of color are on the ballot, they...
03:36, 06/24/2019

Warriors’ investor banned for 1 year, fined $500,000 by NBA OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Toronto guard Kyle Lowry wanted the Golden State Warriors’ executive who shoved him during an NBA Finals game ousted from...
00:36, 06/07/2019

Neo-Nazis go thirsty as beer banned from far-right festival Neo-Nazis attending a far-right music festival in eastern Germany were made to go thirsty after police seized thousands of litres of beer to stop any ...
12:48, 06/24/2019

| Niqab banned in Tunisian government offices Prime Minister Youssef Chahed decided to ban the niqab Muslim face covering for women in Tunisian government offices "for security reasons", his offic...
15:48, 07/06/2019

FIA explains why it banned twin-motors from Formula E The FIA has clarified the decision to ban twin-motor powertrains from Formula E, with technical director Gilles Simon saying it was taken over costs a...
06:24, 06/28/2019

Brits could be banned from Syrian terror hotspots Hard-hitting new security powers that would ban British citizens from designated terrorist hotspots are set to be introduced across large parts of nor...
20:12, 05/19/2019

| Ex-Olympic champion Samuel Sanchez banned Spain's Samuel Sanchez, the 2008 Olympic road race champion, has been given a two-years back-dated ban after testing positive for human growth hormone...
23:36, 05/13/2019

‘Arthur’ episode about same-sex wedding banned in Alabama “Arthur” is one controversial cartoon. Alabama Public Television pulled the Season 22 premiere of the long-running animated series. The ep...
10:12, 05/21/2019

Police banned from using facial recognition in San Francisco A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers is considering federal legislation to limit the use of facial recognition technologies by law enforcement agencie...
21:24, 05/30/2019

DDT still affecting lake ecosystems 50 years after it was banned The highly potent pesticide DDT was banned more than a half-century ago, but the toxic chemical persists in lake ecosystems and continues to impact fr...
10:48, 06/12/2019

Kenyan marathoner Biwott banned for eight years – AIU Kenyan marathoner Salome Jerono Biwott has been banned for eight years after being found guilty of committing a second doping violation, the Athletics...
05:48, 07/18/2019

The FAA Just Banned Flights Over Iranian Air Space. Here’s What Fliers Need to Know United Airlines has canceled some direct flights after the Federal Aviation Administration banned U.S. carriers from Iranian airspace following Iran&#...
10:00, 06/21/2019

Zlatan banned: Ibrahimovic suspended 2 games by MLS LA Galaxy forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been suspended two games by Major League Soccer's disciplinary committee for his conduct during last Sat...
15:48, 05/17/2019

UK eco-activists banned from using boats in street protests Climate-change activists Extinction Rebellion have been banned from using their trademark boats in the last of a series of Summer protests on Friday....
09:24, 07/19/2019

Pro Fortnite Player Banned From Twitch After Claims He Was Only 12 Most of the details in Turner “Tfue” Tenney’s recent lawsuit against FaZe Clan focused on the ills of his since-leaked contract with the esports organ...
17:00, 06/05/2019

China is pumping tons of banned chemicals into the air Chinese factories are pumping tons of dangerous chemicals into the air despite an international agreement intended to halt the destruction of the ozon...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Bulgarian brothers banned from tennis for corruption LONDON (AP) — Two brothers from Bulgaria have been provisionally suspended from professional tennis for corruption. The Tennis Integrity Unity says 24...
03:24, 06/17/2019

| Former Kenya athletics chief banned for corruption Kenya's former athletics team manager Michael Rotich has been banned for 10 years for agreeing to provide advance notice to athletes of doping tests i...
05:36, 05/22/2019

Outdoor smoking now banned in Sweden in certain places STOCKHOLM (AP) — An outdoor smoking ban in Sweden in certain public places, including playgrounds and train station platforms, has taken effect. The b...
01:48, 07/01/2019

Plastic straws will be banned in the UK from April 2020 The billions of plastic straws consumed in the UK each year will be banned from April 2020. The move will also cover plastic drinks stirrers and cotto...
23:48, 05/21/2019

Any Other Business: A new politics podcast where Brexit is banned Does the thought of a facilitated customs arrangement make your eyes glaze over? Are you flummoxed by Norway, Norway Plus and Norway For Now? Are you ...
22:48, 05/21/2019

GSW investor banned 1 year after shoving Lowry The Warriors are "disappointed" in team investor Mark Stevens, who will not be allowed to attend games through the 2019-20 season after he shoved and ...
21:36, 06/06/2019

Smoking On Flights Is Banned, So Why Do Planes Still Have Ashtrays? Today, smoking on flights is banned almost internationally. And yet, most aircrafts still have ashtrays inside the washroom. So why do airplanes still...
15:24, 06/14/2019

BJP Gujarat Chief Banned From Campaigning For 72 Hours The Election Commission Tuesday barred BJP's Gujarat unit chief Jitu Vaghani from campaigning for 72 hours for using "intemperate and abusive language...
19:36, 04/30/2019

US cosmetics are full of chemicals banned by Europe – why? A long list of potentially harmful ingredients banned in the EU are legally allowed in the US due to historically relaxed regulationsHelp us reach our...
07:36, 05/22/2019

New UN campaign to bring youth into gender equality fight UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. women’s agency is launching a campaign to bring a young generation of women and men into the campaign for gender ...
18:12, 05/06/2019

Gender discrimination blamed for Malawi election allegations A group of women in Malawi say Electoral Commission head Jane Ansah is being targeted because of her gender for her part in May's disputed election. O...
14:12, 07/10/2019

Colorado shooter says he targeted kids over gender taunts DENVER (AP) — A high school student charged in a classmate’s death during a Colorado school shooting told police that he planned the attack for ...
01:36, 06/21/2019

Science of anger: how gender, age and personality shape this emotion What purpose does anger serve? Are men angrier than women? Can it affect our mental wellbeing? Science is beginning to uncover some of the answersAnge...
03:48, 05/12/2019

Jumping out of a plane ends in dramatic gender reveal This North Carolina man is diving headfirst into fatherhood. Timothy Goodwin of Oak Island, North Carolina, and his fiancée, Angela Hewett, set up a d...
17:36, 05/17/2019

Car bursts into flames during gender reveal joyride fail This gender reveal went up in smoke. The sedan of an Australian driver doing burnouts — with blue smoke billowing behind to indicate a baby boy ...
12:24, 07/09/2019

Azarenka criticizes gender 'inequality' in tournament schedules Former world number one Victoria Azarenka said there is "big inequality" in the scheduling of men's and women's matches at tournaments, describing thi...
14:36, 07/05/2019

No, Met Gala, gender fluidity and camp aren’t the same thing The Met’s Costume Institute threw its big annual bash last night, and despite some confusion over the year’s campy theme, most of the cele...
18:00, 05/07/2019

Screenwriters can play key role in gender parity, actors say LOS ANGELES (AP) — Academy Award-winning actor Geena Davis says achieving gender parity in media could happen overnight if screenwriters simply opted ...
21:48, 06/22/2019

Britain bans ‘harmful’ gender stereotypes in advertisements LONDON — Hapless husbands and housework-burdened moms are being banished from British advertising, as a crackdown on gender stereotypes comes into for...
21:48, 06/14/2019

EU aims for ‘perfect gender balance’ with female nominations BRUSSELS — For the first time, European Union leaders nominated women for half of the top positions they filled Tuesday to lead the world’s biggest tr...
15:24, 07/03/2019

‘The Hustle’ review: Gender-swap remake is a rotten con job They’re a couple of dirty, rotten … ladies? The latest comedy to receive a needless gender-switch is the 1988 film “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” which it...
12:36, 05/09/2019

Cross-sports push at World Cup for gender pay equality Venus Williams joined retired soccer star Julie Foudy and ice hockey player Hilary Knight on the Eiffel Tower to highlight the push for pay equality f...
15:36, 06/15/2019

| No Semenya at Stockholm Diamond League after gender ruling Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya, who lost her appeal over a controversial gender ruling, will not race at this month's Diamond League meeting....
15:36, 05/16/2019

Computer Science Research Gender Gap Won’t Close for 100 Years Women and men are forecast to produce a similar volume of medical research by 2048, according to a new study. In computer science, that won’t happen u...
08:36, 06/21/2019

Turkey's Erdogan pushes for gender segregation in universities In Japan for the G20 summit, Recep Tayyip Erdogan encountered the concept of women's universities. Now he's keen to introduce them in Turkey. The idea...
03:48, 07/08/2019

USA star Rapinoe talks about gender equity and World Cup LYON, FRANCE – Team USA has taken home another Women’s World Cup title and star Megan Rapinoe is sound off about gender equity in the prof...
00:24, 07/08/2019

Soccer: World Cup shines spotlight on gender pay disparity The players set to light up the Women's World Cup in France next month may play for big-name clubs like Barcelona, Arsenal and Juventus but, although ...
10:12, 05/15/2019

FX to give Peep Show a try with gender-swapped remake In 2003, British TV network Channel 4 aired the first episode of Peep Show, a sitcom starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb that would go on to becom...
17:24, 05/26/2019

There's More At Stake With Fashion's Gender-Fluid Movement Than You Realise “The industry must make a more substantial investment in the lives – and not simply the looks – of the broader trans&gnc community,” says Wren Sanders...
23:36, 08/10/2019

He, she, or ... ? Gender-neutral pronouns reduce biases – study Researchers find usage boosts positive feelings towards women and LGBT peopleMore than 100 failures litter the battleground that is the hunt for an En...
19:12, 08/05/2019

Kamala Harris Announces Plan to Close the Gender Pay Gap Ms. Harris would force companies with 100 or more employees to show they were paying men and women equally for analogous work, penalizing those that d...
03:48, 05/20/2019

Gender filter stirs emotions for some trans people Snapchat's new photo filter that allows users to change into a man or woman with the tap of a finger is not necessarily fun and games for transge...
20:00, 05/20/2019

[Sur]passing visual politics of race and gender – in pictures Touring her latest exhibition, artist and activist Lola Flash talks through her exploration of the visual politics and preconceptions of gender, sexua...
02:24, 07/22/2019

Bangladeshi women in Italy fight for gender rights The Bangladeshi community in Italy is the second largest in Europe. However, many women are still struggling to acclimatize, not least because of thei...
21:24, 08/02/2019

No More Manholes in Berkeley as City Writes Gender Out of Codes Berkeley’s City Council this week voted to purge gender pronouns from its municipal code. He or she will be banished in favor of they, even if referri...
12:12, 07/19/2019

More states allowing gender-neutral birth certificates, IDs For intersex people, born with both male and female chromosomal or sexual traits, new rules in several states allow an "X" on birth certificates and d...
09:00, 08/15/2019

Bibiana Steinhaus: ‘Being a referee is about quality of performance - not gender’ Now in her second full season as a Bundesliga referee, Bibiana Steinhaus is being recognised for her performances and not her pioneering. In a candid ...
11:48, 05/01/2019

12 white men sue San Francisco PD for racial, gender bias in promotions A dozen white, male police officers reportedly filed a lawsuit against the city of San Francisco Tuesday, alleging sex and racial bias in promoting po...
02:24, 06/13/2019

AI Voice Assistants Reinforce Gender Biases, U.N. Report Says Artificial intelligence voice assistants with female voices reinforce existing gender biases, according to a new United Nations’ report. The new...
15:24, 05/22/2019

Girls to the front: why gender is still a headline issue at festivals How hard can it be to have equal gender representation on festival bills? As Primavera proves, not hard at allThe festival lineup poster with all of t...
12:00, 05/03/2019

UN Praises Gender Balance In Indian Peacekeeping Troops United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has praised India for having the highest proportion of women in its contingents to peacekeeping oper...
00:36, 05/25/2019

Chronicle director Josh Trank says he banned Max Landis from set Earlier today The Daily Beast published a damning exposé in which eight women came forward with allegations that they had suffered repeated sexual ass...
14:12, 06/18/2019

Kay Jewelers splits with worker who banned armed deputy STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Kay Jewelers has split with a North Carolina store manager who wouldn’t allow a deputy to pick up an engagement ring be...
06:24, 06/07/2019

3 Russian soccer players banned over match-fixing MOSCOW (AP) — Three Russian soccer players have been banned for three years each in a match-fixing case. The three, all defenders for third-tier club ...
07:24, 06/07/2019

Messi banned from internationals for three months for 'corruption' outburst "Argentina\u0027s Lionel Messi has been banned from international duty for three months and fined $50,000 after levelling accusations of \"corruption\...
04:12, 08/03/2019

Activists say Istanbul Pride banned by Turkish authorities ISTANBUL (AP) — Activists in Istanbul say Turkish authorities have banned a pride march for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights for the ...
06:24, 06/30/2019

Father jailed for stalking judge who banned him from seeing his children A father who branded a family court judge a "vile monster" in a series of threatening messages during a nine-month online stalking campaign has been j...
12:00, 08/07/2019

McDonald's banned from site near ancient Rome baths McDonald's fast food outlets are ubiquitous sights around the world, but Italy's culture ministry has banned the chain from building yet another resta...
11:00, 07/31/2019

Styrofoam-slinging food cart vendors don’t know it’s banned The city began enforcing its ban on Styrofoam Monday following a six-month warning period — but some food cart vendors claimed they didn’t...
18:12, 07/01/2019

Plastic straws will be banned in England from April 2020 The billions of plastic straws consumed in the UK each year will be banned from April 2020. The move will also cover plastic drinks stirrers and cotto...
14:36, 05/22/2019

Face Recognition Surveillance Banned by Second American City One day after the biggest police body camera manufacturer in America banned the use of face recognition technology, Somerville, Massachusetts became t...
12:00, 06/28/2019

German scientists say spinach chemical should be banned from sports Popeye guzzled spinach to get his superhuman strength. But the plant's power-boosting properties aren't just fiction. German scientists say spinach ha...
02:48, 06/25/2019

| Russian biathletes banned for 4 years over mass doping Russian biathletes Alexandr Pechenkin and Alexander Chernyshov were each banned for four years for doping violations linked to a state-run doping sche...
13:48, 06/25/2019

Six Chinese entities banned from exporting sensitive U.S. goods The U.S. Commerce Department said on Monday it banned six Chinese technology entities, one Pakistani firm and five based in the United Arab Emirates f...
08:24, 05/13/2019

Autonomous weapons that kill must be banned, insists UN chief UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged artificial intelligence (AI) experts meeting in Geneva on Monday to push ahead with their work to restrict...
05:50, 04/28/2019

Previously Banned Fortnite Duo Qualifies For World Cup Finals Yesterday, Fortnite duo Damion “XXiF” Cook and Ronald “Ronaldo” Mach qualified for the World Cup by placing third with 91 points in the eighth week of...
12:36, 06/03/2019

Milan banned from Europa League for one year after FFP breach Cas says Milan breached FFP in three separate seasonsTorino could be given Milan’s Europa League spotMilan has struck a deal with Uefa to serve a one-...
06:00, 06/28/2019

LG smart refrigerator used for tweeting by teen whose mom banned electronics A teenager who claims her mother took her electronics away seemingly resorted to what might be the last imaginable place to tweet from: a refrigerator...
01:00, 08/15/2019

US anti-LGBT pastor banned from visiting Ireland A US preacher who critics call a "Holocaust-denier, Islamophobe and anti-LGBT+ extremist" has become the first person banned from visiting Irelan...
13:36, 05/13/2019

Trump Claims He Banned Trans Troops Because 'Drugs' President Donald Trump started winding down his less-than-thrilling state visit to the United Kingdom on Wednesday with a sit-down interview with one ...
11:12, 06/05/2019

Viking Symbols and Runes May Soon Be Banned by the Swedish Government Depictions of the runes and Norse symbols such as Thor’s hammer may soon be banned in Sweden according to some sources. Hate groups have been using ma...
13:24, 05/23/2019

Athletes ask doping agency to take marijuana off banned list More than 150 current and former athletes signed a letter sent to the World Anti-Doping Agency, asking the organization to remove marijuana from its l...
11:48, 05/23/2019

Prithvi Shaw banned from cricket after doping violation Prithvi Shaw, one of India's most promising cricket stars, has been banned from the sport until the middle of November after testing positive for a pr...
23:00, 07/30/2019

Man accused of killing Mackenzie Lueck was banned from university The man arrested in the alleged murder of University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck was banned seven years ago from the Utah State University Campus,...
12:36, 07/03/2019

Tokyo Olympic CEO reminds all: Cannabis is banned in Japan TOKYO (AP) — Cannabis has been legalized in some parts of the world. But the chief executive of next year’s Tokyo Olympics has reminded potentia...
01:00, 06/11/2019

AC Milan midfielder Paqueta banned for slapping referee "AC Milan midfielder Lucas Paqueta has been banned for three games after slapping a referee during a Serie A match, the league\u0027s disciplinary com...
10:36, 05/07/2019

'Revenge Porn', 'Cyber Flashing' Banned In Singapore Singapore's parliament passed a bill Monday that made distributing or threatening to distribute intimate images a crime, punishable up to five years i...
10:24, 05/07/2019

Dr Disrespect Streams Inside An E3 Bathroom, Gets Banned From Twitch Today, popular Twitch streamer Guy “Dr Disrespect” Beahm got suspended from Twitch after streaming from inside a bathroom at the Los Angeles Conventio...
19:24, 06/11/2019

Banned By ICC, Sanath Jayasuriya Watches Ind-SL Game From Stands Sanath Jayasuriya was in February banned from all cricket-related activities for two years after he admitted to breaching Articles 2.4.6 and 2.4.7 of ...
13:36, 07/06/2019

Diesel cars could be banned from Bristol city centre News 12 Jun, 2019 Bristol City Council will discuss a proposed ‘Clean Air Plan,’ which suggests banning diesel cars the city centre to c...
12:24, 06/12/2019

Kenyan banned after positive test for rat poison substance Kenyan marathon runner Felix Kirwa has been suspended for nine months after testing positive for strychnine, a substance sometimes used as rat poison....
16:48, 06/12/2019

New drivers could be banned at night as graduated licences explored News 18 Jul, 2019 Department for Transport says graduated driving licences are "being explored further", including a night-time ban for ...
10:24, 07/18/2019

A Year Later, Twitter’s New Banned Speech Policy Adds Little to the Old One An effort to forbid “dehumanizing” tweets was scaled back after criticism and debate, and for now focuses only on those directed at religious groups....
08:12, 07/09/2019

Trump tweets support for far-right figures banned by Facebook President railed against social media companies on Saturday and said he would ‘monitor the censorship’ of US citizens Donald Trump criticized social m...
14:12, 05/04/2019

NFL notebook: Cardinals CB Peterson banned 6 games (PEDs) Eight-time Pro Bowl cornerback Patrick Peterson of the Arizona Cardinals has been suspended for the first six games of 2019 for violating the NFL's pe...
23:24, 05/16/2019

Russian runner suspended for working with banned coach - AIU Russian runner Artyom Denmukhametov has been provisionally suspended for working with banned coach Vladimir Kazarin, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU...
11:36, 06/14/2019

Afghan football boss banned over 'sexual abuse' Fifa says Keramuudin Karim, the former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation, "sexually abused" various players of the women's national tea...
12:12, 06/08/2019

Ibrahimovic banned for violent conduct in LA Galaxy victory "LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic was handed a two-game ban for violent conduct after he grabbed New York City goalkeeper Sean Johnson by the neck...
05:12, 05/18/2019

The lost Louvre of Uzbekistan: the museum that hid art banned by Stalin This museum in a bleak outpost has one of the world’s greatest collections of avant-garde art, rescued from Stalin’s clutches by an electrician. But n...
16:24, 05/21/2019

Former canoe world champion from Russia banned for 4 years LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Canoe Federation says former world champion Oleg Zhestkov of Russia has been banned for four years for ...
05:12, 06/10/2019

Margot James: Devices with default passwords could be banned Digital Minister Margot James is prepared to force manufacturers and retailers' hands when it comes to selling insecure internet-connected devices, sh...
14:00, 05/01/2019

Cubs fan could be banned for life after sneaking racist symbol onto TV The Chicago Cubs are investigating a fan who appeared to flash a white power sign in back of a black reporter during a live broadcast, team officials ...
07:24, 05/08/2019

| Leeds striker Bamford banned for referee 'deception' Leeds United forward Patrick Bamford has received an immediate two-match ban after being found guilty of a charge of "successful deception of a match ...
11:36, 05/02/2019

The State Of California Is Investigating Riot Games For Gender Discrimination The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing said today that it is filing an investigation enforcement suit against League of Legends publ...
17:24, 06/12/2019

Woman Sues 3 Tokyo Medical Schools Over Gender, Age Discrimination A Japanese woman Wednesday sued three Tokyo medical schools she says rejected her because of her gender and age, in a case her lawyer said was the "ti...
08:12, 06/05/2019

Women in Bolivia using theater to fight gender-based violence LA PAZ, Bolivia — On stage, amid the hubbub of a Bolivian street market, women recount their stories of abuse at the hands of men. But the violence de...
11:36, 05/27/2019

South Africa’s new Cabinet sees gender balance for first time ever South Africa’s president announced a new cabinet Wednesday that for the first time in the country’s history will be made up of 50 percent women – and ...
16:12, 05/30/2019

Why Snapchat’s new gender swap feature is problematic for trans people You’ve probably seen it all over your social media timelines and stories this week — friends using Snapchat’s new gender-bending filter to create unca...
10:00, 05/18/2019

Snapchat's Gender-Swap Filter Inspires a Sting Operation Since its launch in May, Snapchat's gender-swap filter, which allows users to see what they would look like as a stereotypical man or woman, has inspi...
11:00, 06/13/2019

For the Trans Community, Snapchat’s ‘Gender-Swapping’ Filter Is Complicated It’s a simple idea––a new filter on Snapchat lets users alter images of themselves to look like a different gender. The Snapchat len...
15:00, 05/16/2019

| Caster to appeal gender rule at Swiss Supreme Court Caster Semenya will appeal the ruling by CAS which ruled in favour of the IAAF and their right to have female athletes regulate their testosterone lev...
12:48, 05/29/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand on being underestimated for 2020 Democratic nod: 'I think it's just gender bias' Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., said Saturday she feels like she’s being underestimated in the race for the Democratic nomination for president, who ...
05:48, 05/13/2019

U.S. Soccer agrees to mediation with women’s team over pay, gender discrimination: WSJ The U.S. Soccer Federation has reached a tentative agreement for mediation with the women's national team to resolve complaints in a lawsuit over equa...
13:48, 06/21/2019

Catholic Church rejects use of gender identity theory in education In a new document aimed at Catholic schools, the Church has rejected the idea that people should be free to choose their gender. The LGBT community ha...
17:12, 06/10/2019

Overlooked No More: Claude Cahun, Whose Photographs Explored Gender and Sexuality Society generally considered women to be women and men to be men in early-20th-century France. Cahun’s work protested gender and sexual norms, and has...
15:24, 06/19/2019

Digital assistants like Siri and Alexa entrench gender biases, says UN Female-voiced tech often gives submissive responses to queries, Unesco report findsAssigning female genders to digital assistants such as Apple’s Siri...
00:48, 05/22/2019

AI voice assistants fuel sexist gender stereotypes: UN study Hey Siri, is this sexist? A new study from the United Nations says that female AI assistants reinforce harmful gender stereotypes. Apple’s Siri,...
13:36, 05/22/2019

The new American family: trans, gender queer, nonbinary, two-spirit As part of our series, Stonewall at 50, we hear from six people who found love and happiness – after being told they didn’t belong Continue reading......
15:48, 06/20/2019

Kamala Harris proposes equal pay measure to close gender gap U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, one of two dozen Democrats vying for the 2020 presidential nomination, on Monday proposed closing the gender pay gap by re...
08:12, 05/20/2019

AI female voice assistants reinforce gender bias - UN report Artificial intelligence voice assistants, such as Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri, are perpetuating and spreading gender stereotypes, says a new UN re...
19:36, 05/21/2019

Florida couple uses pet alligator to reveal 10th child’s gender Welcome to a gender reveal party with a lot of bite. Stacie Childs-Wright and husband Chad Wright let their pet alligator, Amos, show the world the se...
08:24, 06/12/2019

Gender-bending Snapchat feature leads to arrest of California cop A California police officer was arrested after a 20-year-old man used the gender-swap filter on Snapchat to pretend to be a 16-year-old girl and patro...
10:36, 06/12/2019

Fifa set to close gender pay gap after 2019 Women's World Cup Fifa has agreed to negotiate more prize money for women's national teams after this summer's 2019 Women's World Cup, following a successful campaign b...
05:36, 06/04/2019

Spain's parliament leads Europe in gender-equality despite rise of far right Spain's new parliament, sworn in on Tuesday, has the largest share of women in any European legislature, no small achievement for a country still rein...
08:48, 05/21/2019

Gender equality, justice in law and practice: Essential for sustainable development Fundamentally linked to human development, gender justice requires ending inequality and redressing existing disparities between women and men, accord...
05:47, 04/28/2019

Berlin choir accused of gender discrimination by nine-year-old girl German capital’s oldest musical institution violated constitution by refusing girl’s application, court to hearA nine-year-old girl is taking Berlin’s...
19:36, 08/09/2019

No need to Google gender bias to see women come up short. S.H.E. hopes to change that A new program created by the hair products company Pantene aims to make sure search results are more equitable between men and women   ...
10:00, 04/30/2019

Africa's Mobile Gender Gap: Millions of African women still offline Many African women can still only dream of owning a smartphone and having access to the internet. Men, however, have long been able to surf the web. T...
15:36, 08/09/2019

More than 7,000 Americans have gender X IDs, a victory for transgender rights. Is it a safety risk, too? Ten states offer gender-neutral IDs with an X marker: Arkansas, Oregon, Minnesota, Maine, Utah, Colorado, California, Indiana, Nevada and Vermont. &#...
08:24, 08/08/2019

Employers Who Talk Up Gender Equity, but Silence Harassment Victims The woman leading Australia’s inquiry into workplace sexual harassment is trying to overcome nondisclosure agreements that prevent victims from talkin...
04:24, 05/01/2019

Snap revenue boosted by gender-bending photo filter Shares of Snapchat parent company Snap Inc. soared more than 10 percent in extended trading Tuesday — thanks in part to a viral face filter that can t...
19:12, 07/23/2019

Trump Fed pick has a 25-year record of criticizing gender advancement Stephen Moore, President Donald Trump's pick to serve on the Federal Reserve Board, once dismissed the Violence Against Women Act as the "most objecti...
05:48, 05/01/2019

Gender Reveal Party Goes Terribly Wrong As Car Bursts Into Flames Queensland Police released drone footage of the gender reveal gone wrong to warn others against attempting such stunts. The video shows a man's car bu...
03:36, 07/10/2019

Adam Silver Calls for More Gender Diversity in N.B.A. Officiating and Coaching In a talk in Washington, the N.B.A. commissioner also said that the Golden State Warriors were “not ideal” for the competitive balance of the league....
17:12, 05/09/2019

FIFA adds new awards categories to provide gender parity FIFA introduces gender parity for its awards by adding a women's goalkeeper category and female team of the year       ...
07:24, 05/06/2019

Germany: Girl sues boys' choir for gender discrimination A nine-year-old girl in Berlin who was rejected entrance to a centuries-old boys' choir is filing a lawsuit for gender bias. The case has sparked deba...
23:48, 08/15/2019

Viral Ad On #BarbershopGirls Of Uttar Pradesh Smashes Gender Stereotypes Neha and Jyoti took over their father's barber shop in 2014, stepping into a profession dominated by men. Today, their inspirational story has been tu...
07:12, 05/01/2019

'Hair hasn't got gender': finally hairdressers are charging men the same as women Men’s hair is just as complicated and time-consuming to cut, says one London salon‘We did contemplate doing it slowly, raising it little by little,” s...
19:00, 05/07/2019

Cannes festival adapts to #MeToo era – but gender issues remain Film event adds family-friendly initiative yet for female directors it looks to be business as usualThis year, the Cannes film festival is rolling out...
08:36, 05/10/2019

Gender equality, education and the environment at the forefront of new SDG Advocate campaigns Back in May, six innovative public figures joined the battle to push the world towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Each...
09:48, 08/14/2019

How Shay Mitchell and More Stars Pulled Off Epic Gender Reveals When it comes to Hollywood gender reveals, your favorite stars always go big! In case you missed the big news, Shay Mitchell celebrated the Fourth o...
12:12, 07/05/2019

My queer lioness: the artist unleashing a gender-bending cat on Venice Turner prize-winner Charlotte Prodger is representing Scotland at the Biennale – with gargling bagpipes and a butch lioness with a beard. She reveals ...
09:48, 05/08/2019

Without ‘transformative shifts,’ women will wait two centuries for gender equality “I think it's almost a joke that it will take the world so long to create women empowerment, particularly as we know that there’s an economic upside i...
05:47, 04/28/2019

Mordhau Developers Address Controversy, Saying They Won't Add Gender Or Race Filters After a controversial interview with PC Gamer discussing Mordhau players’ use of slurs and the potential implementation of a race or gender toggle, th...
09:36, 07/03/2019

Roger Stone banned from social media for violating gag order A fed-up federal judge banned Roger Stone from posting on social media for allegedly repeatedly violating a gag order in his case. DC Judge Amy Berman...
12:48, 07/16/2019

Russian lawmakers seek to stamp out banned content in emails Russian lawmakers floated draft legislation on Tuesday that would prohibit email service providers from circulating messages containing banned content...
10:36, 07/23/2019

Afghanistan’s football president banned for life for sexual abuse • Keramuudin Karim fined a million Swiss dollars• Fifa says he abused his position of powerThe suspended Afghanistan Football Federation president, Ke...
10:36, 06/08/2019

Cubs Fan Using "OK" Hand Gesture Behind Doug Glanville Gets Banned Indefinitely At the start of the bottom of the third inning of last night’s Marlins-Cubs game, the NBC Sports Chicago broadcast cut to analyst Doug Glanville for a...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Soccer: Ibrahimovic banned for violent conduct in LA Galaxy victory LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic was handed a two-game ban for violent conduct after he grabbed New York City goalkeeper Sean Johnson by the neck ...
07:12, 05/18/2019

Indiana Pacers’ Tyreke Evans banned from NBA due to drug violation Evans, a 10-year NBA veteran who played last season for the Indiana Pacers and was set to become an unrestricted free agent, is eligible to apply for ...
22:36, 05/17/2019

‘Beautiful People’ dating site: These ‘ugly’ flaws get you banned Who asked you, Beautiful People? Users on the controversial dating website, which is said to have turned away some 8.5 million would-be members, has r...
11:24, 05/06/2019

Cycling: Former Vuelta champion Cobo banned for doping violation Spain's Juan Jose Cobo has been found guilty of an anti-doping rule violation based on "abnormalities" in his biological passport between 2009 and 201...
11:36, 06/13/2019

A camera phone that puts Samsung and Apple to shame now has 5G, too – but it’s banned in the US Verizon just launched the Galaxy S10 5G, but Samsung is hardly the only company putting out 5G smartphones this year. International carriers have also...
12:36, 05/17/2019

Arsenal academy coach banned for abusive language to Under-9s referee • Alex Nichols reduced teenage female referee to tears• Nichols banned for three games and finedAn Arsenal academy coach has been fined and banned for...
16:48, 06/13/2019

Russian minister says bodies working with banned coaches could be punished Russian Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov said on Monday that local athletics federations working with coaches and doctors banned for doping could be pun...
13:48, 06/10/2019

Natural News—hawker of vitamins and far-right conspiracies—banned from Facebook Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Facebook on Sunday removed the prominent health and conspiracy site Natural News from its platform and banned its inc...
10:36, 06/10/2019

Could Mets recoup Yoenis Cespedes’ money? Here’s what’s banned in one contract On a characteristically chaotic day — even a win didn’t make it that much better — the Mets did one thing right: They offered few facts and even fewer...
15:48, 05/21/2019

Huawei is banned from using SD card branding on future devices (updated) Things just keep getting worse for Huawei. The company was barred from being a member of the SD Association (SDA), the trade group responsible for sta...
10:24, 05/25/2019

Alabama church to screen banned ‘Arthur’ gay wedding episode BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A Methodist church in Alabama is screening an episode of the PBS children’s show “Arthur” that has been shunned b...
20:36, 06/03/2019

Wickes sees 'half price discount' advert banned Home improvement retailer Wickes has been forced to withdraw a customer savings advert for a kitchen after doubling prices on the same day, wiping out...
20:48, 06/04/2019

Bradford’s George Flanagan banned for eight games for testicle attack • Attack made on Toronto’s French full-back Hakim Miloudi• Flanagan pleaded guilty and was also handed £250 fineThe Bradford hooker George Flanagan ha...
15:24, 08/13/2019

Farage could be banned from making European Parliament victory speech Nigel Farage could be temporarily banned from the European Parliament, after he refused to give evidence to an investigation into whether he broke its...
14:24, 06/05/2019

Banned Ozone-Destroying Gases Are Coming From China, Scientists Say A new study has determined that the mysterious source of ozone-destroying gases that have increased in the atmosphere recently is eastern China. Last ...
05:24, 05/23/2019

Kenya's Olympic track coach banned 10 years for corruption The Kenyan track team coach who was sent home from the 2016 Olympics was banned for 10 years Wednesday for seeking a bribe of $12,000 to help athletes...
04:36, 05/23/2019

Warriors' investor banned from NBA Finals for Lowry shove Warriors' investor Mark Stevens won't attend remaining NBA Finals for courtside shove of Raptors' Kyle Lowry     &...
14:48, 06/06/2019

Cowboys DE Robert Quinn banned two games for 'masking agent' Dallas Cowboys defensive end Robert Quinn has been suspended for the first two games of the 2019 season for violating the NFL's policy on performance-...
17:12, 08/08/2019

Lionel Messi banned from Argentina national team for 3 months Lionel Messi will miss four international friendlies after a lengthy ban from CONMEBOL. The Argentine captain accused the South American soccer govern...
21:24, 08/02/2019

Kenya’s Olympic track coach banned 10 years for corruption The coach of Kenya’s Olympic track team in 2016 has been banned for 10 years for corruption after he asked for $12,000 to give athletes advance ...
08:12, 05/22/2019

Hong Kong: Banned pro-independence party chief arrested The Hong Kong National Party's Andy Chan was detained along with seven others. Civil servants are due to rally in support of the weekslong anti-govern...
01:48, 08/02/2019

Warriors part-owner banned for shoving Raptors player Golden State Warriors minority owner Mark Stevens, who shoved the Kyle Lowry of the Toronto Raptors during a Finals game on Wednesday, has been fined ...
21:36, 06/06/2019

Europe's 5G to cost $62 billion more if Chinese vendors banned: telcos A ban on buying telecoms equipment from Chinese firms would add about 55 billion euros ($62 billion) to the cost of 5G networks in Europe and delay th...
13:36, 06/07/2019

Should people without children be banned from Disney World? | Arwa Mahdawi A Facebook rant claims the theme park is blighted by ‘IMMATURE’ millennials in ‘SLUTTY’ shorts. But why would anyone without kids ever waste their tim...
11:48, 07/31/2019

Spirit Airlines passenger banned for life after vaping on flight A 30-year-old Spirit Airlines passenger on a flight from Detroit to New Orleans recently got himself banned for life after deciding to take a smoke br...
00:00, 06/09/2019

Hells Angels biker gangs banned by Netherlands court Judges in the Netherlands said the biker gang was led by "a culture of violence" and represented a danger to the public. It is the third biker gang to...
07:00, 05/29/2019

Russian travel embargo worsens; flights from Georgia banned After banning Russian airlines from flying to Georgia, Moscow is to stop its southern neighbor's airlines from landing at its airports. Relations slum...
11:12, 06/22/2019

Unvaccinated teen banned from school during chickenpox outbreak now has the illness Jerome Kunkel came down with chickenpox last week, nearly two months after health officials restricted students without immunity at his school  ...
23:00, 05/08/2019

New Zealand's "Buy-Back" Scheme For Guns Banned After Christchurch Attack New Zealand's government on Thursday launched a multibillion-dollar, six-month "buy-back" scheme to compensate owners of powerful but newly banned sem...
22:36, 06/19/2019

Turkish police disperse banned LGBT march with tear gas Activists gathered in Istanbul to promote rights for gay and transgender people Sunday before police dispersed the crowd at a pride event that Turkish...
11:24, 06/30/2019

OIympic race walk medalist banned for four years for doping MONACO — Olympic race walk silver medalist Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez has been banned for four years for doping. The Athletics Integrity Unit, which pro...
05:48, 05/10/2019

Google’s staff banned from protesting YouTube under the company’s banner Google has warned its employees that those who plan to ride the company’s sponsored float will not be allowed to protest against YouTube’s LGBTQ+ poli...
13:12, 06/25/2019

England’s Eoin Morgan banned for fourth ODI because of slow over-rate • England captain suspended for slow over-rate in third ODI• Bairstow reprimanded for hitting stumps after dismissal Eoin Morgan is set to hand over t...
14:00, 05/15/2019

Texas student banned from prom, suspended after racist invitation The student is banned from the prom and will be required to attend "cultural sensitivity counseling," district officials said.    ...
21:36, 05/09/2019

NYPD training official: Garner officer used banned chokehold NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department official in charge of training new recruits said Tuesday that the restraint technique an officer used o...
17:12, 05/14/2019

Olympic marathon runner-up Kirwa banned 4 years for doping MONACO (AP) — Olympic marathon silver medalist Eunice Kirwa has been banned for four years for doping. The Athletics Integrity Unit says Kirwa’s...
06:48, 06/17/2019

American pastor known for hateful views banned from Ireland, report says A controversial anti-gay and anti-Semitic preacher from Arizona who prayed for former President Barack Obama's death has reportedly become the first p...
07:48, 05/13/2019

OIympic race walk medalist banned for 4 years for doping MONACO (AP) — Olympic race walk silver medalist Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez has been banned for four years for doping. The Athletics Integrity Unit, whic...
03:48, 05/10/2019

Russian Olympic gold medalist rower banned for doping MOSCOW (AP) — Russian rower and Olympic gold medalist Sergei Fedorovtsev has been banned for four years for doping. Fedorovtsev won Olympic gold in qu...
18:24, 06/27/2019

AC Milan banned from Uefa Europa League for FFP breach, CAS confirms AC Milan have been removed from the 2019-20 Europa League season for breaching Uefa's Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations, the Court of Arbitration ...
17:36, 06/28/2019

Report: Female-sounding voice assistants fuel gender bias AI-powered voice assistants from Google, Amazon, Apple, and others could be perpetuating harmful gender biases, according to a recent UN report. The r...
20:36, 05/21/2019

This keyboard app spell-checks gender bias to challenge how we talk to girls Language is not gender-neutral, and it’s time to identify and challenge the societal structure that systematically stops all women from thriving — one...
05:00, 06/06/2019

Alleged Colorado school shooter says he targeted kids over gender taunts One of the Colorado charter school shooting suspects told police he targeted classmates who mocked his gender identity. Alec McKinney, 16, who was bor...
06:12, 06/21/2019

UN official blasts US abortion laws as ‘gender-based violence against women’ A UN official blasted the policy of outlawing abortion in some US states as “torture” and said there was a coordinated effort to attack wo...
00:36, 06/05/2019

Snap's Android fix, gender-changing lens boost users, shares up 9% Snap Inc's Snapchat on Tuesday beat analysts' estimates for user growth and revenue, getting a boost from a better version of its Android app and the...
16:12, 07/23/2019

America's favorite booze varies by gender, education level According to a new Gallup poll, the number of people who prefer liquor as their first adult beverage choice has caught up to wine.    ...
08:24, 08/13/2019

Hawaii poised to become ninth state to have "Gender X" as an option on driver licenses Hawaii’s “No License to Discriminate” bill is expected to become law Wednesday, which would make the state the ninth in the country to offer “Gender X...
04:48, 06/26/2019

Dustin Johnson’s awkward gender-reveal video with bewildered fans An apparent chance run-in with Dustin Johnson turned into a baby reveal this week in Detroit during the latest stop on the PGA Tour. Johnson took time...
12:12, 06/27/2019

Snapchat’s gender-swap photo filter is no game for trans people Hit a button, and you’re “transformed” into a woman. The beard disappears. The face and jaw smooth out. The hair floats jauntily aro...
17:36, 05/17/2019

Pioneer of gender-reveal party regrets sparking trend: 'Let kids be who they are' The former blogger changed her perspective when her own daughter began to teach her about the nuances of genderOne of the pioneers of the gender-revea...
01:24, 07/27/2019

The interplay between gender and autism spectrum disorder – Science Weekly podcast The Science Weekly team are taking a bit of a break so we’ll be revisiting some of our favourite shows from the archive. Including this one from 2017,...
02:48, 07/26/2019

Vatican Rejects Gender Change, To Alarm Of LGBT Catholics And Their Supporters VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican has issued a document rejecting the idea that people can choose or change their genders. The document issued Monday &#...
07:12, 06/10/2019

Liberals achieve gender parity in new appointments, but minorities left out: docs Documents from the Privy Council Office obtained through the access-to-information law, show that as of last year, 55.5 per cent of appointees to fede...
13:12, 05/20/2019

What/If review – Renée Zellweger in deranged gender-flip of Indecent Proposal Netflix’s absurd new drama doesn’t reinvent the morality tale, but it is tremendous funIt is my contention that any programme that chooses to demonstr...
02:12, 05/24/2019

Chef named Ryans claims she was fired when manager discovered her gender A Brooklyn pastry chef with a male-sounding name was hired sight unseen at a Manhattan restaurant because bosses thought she was a man — and promptly ...
00:24, 06/09/2019

Grave Goods Demand Gender Roles In Viking History To Be Rewritten. Or Do They? A Norwegian archaeologist, Marianne Moen, is making the big claim 'the past’ is incorrectly interpreted and that Viking Norway men’s and women’s cultu...
15:00, 06/28/2019

Women honored at Cannes, as gender parity drive draws scrutiny Movie stars including Salma Hayek and Eva Longoria celebrated the role of women in cinema at a glitzy gala in Cannes on Sunday, amid a drive to promot...
21:36, 05/19/2019

Mario Lopez apologizes for 'ignorant' comments about parenting and gender identity TV personality Mario Lopez has apologized for comments made during a recent podcast appearance in which he said it was "dangerous" for parents to allo...
11:48, 07/31/2019

Julianne Moore believes in 'quotas' for gender parity in movie industry Julianne Moore said Wednesday that larger efforts are needed in order for the movie industry to reach gender parity, and that means implementing quota...
05:36, 05/16/2019

USWNT, USSF agree to mediation in gender-discrimination lawsuit after World Cup Both sides are interested in resolving the longstanding disagreement over pay and working conditions, according to two people with knowledge of each p...
12:12, 06/21/2019

Easing fears and promoting gender equality in Chad’s girls-only classrooms A teacher holds up a drawing of an adolescent girl who has just been caught unawares by her first menstruation cycle, while at school. She’s addressin...
05:47, 04/28/2019

Nerd parents are throwing ‘Game of Thrones’ gender reveal parties You can’t escape “Game of Thrones” in the subways, at parties, in your cab — and now, it seems, even at gender reveal parties. Online retailer R...
18:36, 05/06/2019

German Social Democrats adopt gender parity leadership model Germany's oldest political party has decided to adopt a twin-leader model in as part of its attempt to regalvanize the party base. The Social Democrat...
17:12, 06/24/2019

New York bill aims to stop gender discrimination in product prices ALBANY, N.Y. — Legislation that has passed the New York state Assembly would prohibit companies from charging different prices for similar products ma...
07:24, 06/12/2019

Germany: Girl loses gender bias case against boys choir The choir's right to artistic freedom is decisive, a Berlin court has ruled after the parents of a 9-year-old girl sued when she was rejected by the p...
16:12, 08/16/2019

Facial recognition must not introduce gender or racial bias, police told Overall benefits to public safety should outweigh potential distrust, says ethics reportFacial recognition software should only be used by police if t...
06:12, 05/29/2019

Despite progress, companies face gender equality ‘backlash’: UN business body Although the drive to reach gender equality has picked up speed, and diversity initiatives have been put into place in companies and organizations, a ...
05:47, 04/28/2019

'Moral panic' over gender identity film sparks backlash in Indonesia Director gets death threats as 93,000 sign petition to have ‘LGBT film’ Memories of My Body banned lest young ‘imitate behaviour’The release of an awa...
02:48, 05/16/2019

Former pro golfer Kendra Little describes gender-identity struggle and why she left sport Former golfer Kendra Little revealed her secret last week, discussing her AIS. She was born with appearance of a female but genetic makeup of a male. ...
16:12, 07/13/2019

Canadiens and Canadiennes in uproar as student paper takes stand on gender A publication at the Université du Québec is ceasing to favour masculine over feminine in its language – not everyone is happyThe changes were slight,...
09:12, 05/08/2019

For trans people, gender-swap photo filters are no mere game NEW YORK (AP) — Snapchat’s new photo filter that allows users to change into a man or woman with the tap of a finger isn’t necessarily fun...
03:00, 05/17/2019

Girl, 9, sues renowned Berlin boys choir over gender bias A 9-year-old girl is suing a centuries-old Berlin boys choir, arguing that her bid to join was only rejected because of her gender, in a case that has...
08:12, 08/16/2019

Sixteen women sue FBI, allege gender discrimination at Quantico training academy A group of women who were once FBI recruits have sued the bureau for alleged gender discrimination and accusing them of allowing a “good old boy netwo...
13:48, 05/30/2019

Angry alligators, terrified guests: when gender-reveal parties go wrong A Florida couple’s party went viral after they used an alligator to announce the sex of their new baby. But even less ambitious events have their risk...
09:12, 06/13/2019

Mario Lopez walks back remarks on kids and gender identity Mario Lopez has apologized for telling conservative commentator Candace Owens that it’s “dangerous” and “alarming” for parents to honor the wishes of ...
23:24, 07/31/2019

London gender clinic reports rising number of non-binary attendees A gender identity clinic for under-18s says the rise in young people seeking help may be levelling off, and that an increasing proportion identify as ...
08:12, 07/18/2019

Plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton buds to be banned from next year Plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton buds will be banned in England from next year as part of a government plan to tackle pollution and protect t...
02:00, 05/22/2019

China warns of ‘reverse sanctions’ if Huawei 5G is banned in India: sources Canada is also weighing whether it will permit Huawei to supply 5G equipment. The considerations come amid increasingly tense relations between Canada...
15:36, 08/08/2019

Fiorentina coach Montella banned for referee rant & punching advertising "Fiorentina coach Vincenzo Montella will miss the last match of the season against Genoa, which will determine whether his team will be relegated, fol...
10:36, 05/21/2019

Hall of Fame trainer banned at Santa Anita after horse death ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer has been banned by the ownership of Santa Anita after a fourth horse from his stable ha...
14:12, 06/22/2019

Banned Fortnite Streamer Admits He's 12, Streams On YouTube With His Mom Supervising [UPDATED] A pro Fortnite player signed to the esports organization FaZe Clan, who was recently banned from Twitch for being under the age of 13, has admitted t...
17:48, 06/06/2019

Maine Just Banned Native American Mascots. It’s a Movement That’s Inching Forward. Professional sports teams and big college sports programs have often resisted calls to rethink their names and logos. But at local levels, lawmakers h...
08:36, 05/22/2019

Banned tennis player's brother suspended for integrity probe An Egyptian tennis player whose brother was banned from the sport for life for match-fixing has been suspended from tennis for alleged integrity viola...
12:12, 07/30/2019

Exclusive: Two Russian coaches, doctor banned for doping still active in sport Three years ago, Russian athletics coach Vladimir Mokhnev was banned for 10 years by the Court of Arbitration for Sport, global sport's over-arching j...
05:12, 06/06/2019

AC Milan banned from Europa League for Financial Fair Play breach - CAS "Italian side AC Milan have been banned from the 2019-20 Europa League season for breaching UEFA\u0027s Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations, the Cou...
09:24, 06/28/2019

Motorcycles Banned From 2020 Pikes Peak After Carlin Dunne's Death The organisers of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb have decided to not permit motorcycle racing at the 2020 racing event, following several inc...
01:24, 07/30/2019

Huawei planned to sell a Google Assistant smart speaker in the US before getting banned The consequences of the US ban of Huawei products have actually been more far-reaching than previously realized, according to a new report Monday that...
19:24, 07/29/2019

Disgraced Magic: The Gathering Star Banned, Removed From Hall Of Fame Magic: The Gathering pro Yuuya Watanabe, the star at the centre of cheating allegations following the discovery of marked cards in a tournament earlie...
19:48, 05/09/2019

Public gatherings banned in Kasese District in Uganda after Ebola outbreak Uganda has banned public gatherings in Kasese District, a part of the country where an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus has been confirmed, Emmanuel...
07:00, 06/13/2019

NCAA says California schools could be banned from championships if bill isn't dropped The California State Assembly is considering a bill that would allow athletes to earn compensation for use of their own name, image or likeness. ...
10:36, 06/24/2019

Athletics: American Lawson banned for four years for positive drugs test American long jumper and sprinter Jarrion Lawson has been suspended for four years after testing positive for the banned substance epitrenbolone, the ...
00:00, 06/02/2019

NZ launches gun 'buy-back' scheme for weapons banned after Christchurch mosque attacks New Zealand's government on Thursday launched a multimillion-dollar, six-month "buy-back" scheme to compensate owners of powerful but newly banned sem...
16:48, 06/19/2019

Anti-Trump Resistance Scammers Who Got Banned From Twitter Were Also Big Ouya Advocates Yesterday, prolific tweeters Brian and Ed Krassenstein were banned for life from the platform for allegedly operating fake accounts and trying to buy ...
14:48, 05/24/2019

Video: Penske and Mercedes' secret Indy engine so good it was banned Penske's 1994 Indianapolis 500 triumph was on paper just one of its 12 wins in a season of CART Indycar World Series domination, but there was a remar...
09:24, 05/24/2019

Swimming Banned at All Mississippi Beaches After Huge Toxic Algae Bloom An unusually large bloom of toxic blue-green algae has prompted the closure of all beaches along the Mississippi coastline. Officials are attributing ...
10:36, 07/08/2019

There are calls for models wearing fake pregnancy bumps in ad campaigns to be banned There are calls for fashion firms to stop using fake bump models, after reality star Arabella Chi was used as ASOS's maternity model despite never hav...
20:36, 06/28/2019

Leeds striker Patrick Bamford banned for two games for deceiving referee • Bamford accused of ‘successful deception’ amid mêlée• Aston Villa’s Anwar El Ghazi had red card rescindedPatrick Bamford will miss the first leg of ...
11:48, 05/02/2019

Plastic straws, cotton buds and drink stirrers to be banned in England Government confirms ban on sale and use of items from April next yearPlastic straws and drink stirrers, and cotton buds with plastic stems will be ban...
05:24, 05/22/2019

Hong Kong police fire tear gas at protesters during banned march Police in Hong Kong have fired tear gas at thousands of pro-democracy protesters marching in an area where 45 people were injured in suspected triad a...
06:48, 07/27/2019

Syrian forces drop banned cluster bombs and target hospitals Sky News has seen first-hand evidence that hospitals in Idlib are being targeted by Syrian regime forces who also appear to be using banned cluster bo...
05:24, 05/28/2019

Trainer banned at Santa Anita Park after 30th horse dies _____ A Hall of Fame trainer was banned from Santa Anita Park near Los Angeles after the fourth horse from his stable died, marking the 30th death of ...
17:00, 06/23/2019

Is Snapchat’s viral gender-swap filter problematic or just silly fun? | Arwa Mahdawi I, too, wanted to see male-me, but it’s ironic that an app that encourages you to play with gender has such a binary view of itYou may remember Snapch...
02:12, 05/16/2019

‘You Have to Open Doors.’ Julianne Moore Says She Backs Quotas for Gender Parity in Film (CANNES, France) — Julianne Moore said Wednesday that larger efforts are needed in order for the movie industry to reach gender parity, and that...
12:24, 05/15/2019

Should passports require male or female gender? Intersex Coloradan, states argue no Dana Zzyym was born with ambiguous physical sexual characteristics, identifies as nonbinary and wants a passport marked "X'' instead of "M&a...
09:24, 05/16/2019

Are robots sexist? UN report shows gender bias in talking digital tech Why do most voice assistants have female names, and why do they have submissive personalities? The answer, says a new report released on Friday by UNE...
17:12, 05/17/2019

UK bans ads promoting 'harmful gender stereotypes,' tying physique to romantic success The Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP)-- the United Kingdom's advertising regulatory agency -- enacted a rule Friday prohibiting ads from employ...
17:00, 06/14/2019

Pregnant celebrities 2019: Who's due, baby bump pics and gender reveals See when pregnant celebrities are due including Meghan Markle, Amy Schumer, Jessica Simpson, Snooki, Kate Mara and Danielle Fishel.   ...
05:49, 04/28/2019

Let’s hope the gender-flipped US version of Peep Show isn’t a bad joke | Arwa Mahdawi Female losers deserve to be represented but US TV doesn’t have a good track record when it comes to adapting much-loved British comediesI regret to in...
02:24, 05/29/2019

A German Boys Choir Is Being Sued for Gender Bias After Rejecting a 9-Year-Old Girl BERLIN (AP) — A 9-year-old girl is suing a centuries-old Berlin boys choir, arguing that her bid to join was only rejected because of her gender...
20:36, 08/15/2019

Houses passes Equality Act to increase protections for sexual orientation and gender identity The House passed legislation Friday that would protect those living in states where it's legal to discriminate based on sexual orientation and gender ...
02:00, 05/18/2019

ACLU suing over Iowa's decision to allow restrictions on taxpayer funding of gender surgeries Iowa was "cruel" and violated its state constitution by allowing government officials to withhold Meidicaid funds for surgeries for individuals with g...
15:48, 06/01/2019

Iceland’s Prime Minister Talks Climate Change and Gender Equality Over Ice Cream Many cultures have native words for unique experiences. In Spain, families and friends sitting around after finishing a meal are having a sobremesa. G...
04:48, 07/25/2019

UPDATE 3-Snap's Android fix, gender-changing lens boost users, shares up 9% Snap Inc's Snapchat on Tuesday beat analysts' estimates for user growth and revenue, getting a boost from a better version of its Android app and the ...
16:48, 07/23/2019

Varsity esports? This all-girls school in Ohio is tackling gender equality through gaming Hathaway Brown private school near Cleveland became the first U.S. all-girls school to launch a varsity esports program during last year.   ...
10:00, 07/23/2019

Dustin Johnson helps couple with their gender reveal while signing autographs in Detroit While signing autographs before Rocket Mortgage Classic, Dustin Johnson tells couple he heard they were pregnant, then he pulled out a pink ball. ...
18:12, 06/26/2019

From 'manholes' to 'maintenance holes': Berkeley votes to replace gender-specific words Associated Press Berkeley City Council members unanimously voted this week to replace gender-specific words in the city code with gender-neutral term...
20:36, 07/19/2019

‘Use a bit of common sense’: A gender-reveal party stunt ends with a car erupting in flames Gender-reveal burnouts are starting to become popular with car enthusiasts in Australia. But officials say the stunts are dangerous and shouldn’t be t...
17:48, 07/10/2019

Body hair: Trim it or treasure it? Unladylike examines the gender politics of shaving For the first eight episodes of CARAVAN, a steamy Weird West adventure, listeners have lived alongside Samir, a queer South Asian man in love with his...
16:12, 06/10/2019

Cricket Australia launches inclusion policy for transgender and gender diverse players Move taken to ensure inclusiveness at every level‘Discrimination has no place in game,’ says Kevin RobertsA policy that ensures transgender and gender...
20:00, 08/07/2019

Hall of Fame trainer banned from Santa Anita after latest horse death Jerry Hollendorfer banned after horse sustains fatal injuryThirty horses have died at Santa Anita since 26 DecemberHall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendo...
21:24, 06/22/2019

Horse racing: Trainer banned after 30th death of season at Santa Anita Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer says it was a "little premature and extreme" for Santa Anita Park to ban him on Saturday after a horse under h...
18:12, 06/22/2019

Huawei P30 Pro camera experience: Stunning results that may be worth owning a banned phone Last year, Huawei passed up Apple in global smartphones sales with recent quarter reports indicating it was fast approaching Samsung at the number one...
07:24, 05/27/2019

Hall of Fame trainer banned from Santa Anita after 30th horse since Dec. 26 dies Hall of Fame horse trainer Jerry Hollendorfer was banned from Santa Anita racetrack after the death of another horse under his care.   ...
18:12, 06/22/2019

Trump Admin Creates Web Portal for Supporters to Complain About Getting Banned on Social Media Donald Trump has made absolutely no secret of his feelings on free speech: He hates it when it’s not servile paeans to him and his agenda. He’s called...
05:24, 05/16/2019

NBA player Tyreke Evans banned 2 years for violating league’s drug policy INDIANAPOLIS — The NBA has banned Indiana Pacers guard Tyreke Evans at least two years for violating the league’s anti-drug policy. The league announc...
18:12, 05/17/2019

Banned From The Chinese Internet, LGBT Fanfiction Writers Find New Home On U.S. Website In China, writing fanfiction can be dangerous. In the United States, although some authors used to be pretty litigious towards derivative works, fanfi...
16:24, 06/24/2019

Russian Olympic chief calls on athletes to stay away from banned coaches: TASS Russia's Olympic chief on Thursday urged athletes to steer clear of coaches banned for doping after Reuters reported that two athletics coaches and on...
11:36, 06/13/2019

Tear gas fired, bricks thrown in Hong Kong clash over banned march Police fired volleys of tear gas and protesters hurled bricks during clashes in a rural Hong Kong town on Saturday as several thousand activists gathe...
07:12, 07/27/2019

European traders banned from trading Swiss blue chips as EU talks break down European traders are banned from trading stock in hundreds of Swiss companies from Monday following a breakdown of treaty talks between Switzerland an...
03:48, 07/01/2019

David Beckham banned from driving for six months for using mobile phone behind wheel of Bentley Football superstar David Beckham was reprimanded today by a judge for putting the public at risk, as he was banned from driving for six months for usi...
08:36, 05/09/2019

Drake’s music banned by Milwaukee radio station during Raptors-Bucks series Hosts of morning show Riggs and Alley announced this week they've put a temporary ban on playing the Toronto rapper's music over their airwaves as his...
14:48, 05/15/2019

‘I Support That.’ Mike Pence Confirms U.S. Embassies Were Banned From Displaying Pride Flags Vice President Mike Pence made it clear that U.S. embassies were told not to display rainbow pride flags celebrating LGBTQ rights on their flagpoles d...
20:48, 06/11/2019

Texas woman banned from Walmart reportedly for eating half a cake and refusing to pay Six months after a Texas woman was banned by Wichita Falls police for drinking wine from a Pringles can, a second has been banned for taking the cake....
22:12, 06/28/2019

Police fire tear gas in clash with Hong Kong protesters over banned march Police fired tear gas during clashes in a rural Hong Kong town on Saturday as several thousand activists gathered to protest an attack by suspected tr...
04:24, 07/27/2019

Mark Stevens: Who is the banned Warriors minority owner who pushed Kyle Lowry? Mark Stevens has been described by an associate as "a gentleman through and through," but that is in stark contrast to how Kyle Lowry says he acted. ...
11:00, 06/07/2019

Pokémon Card Requiring Players To Speak Banned To Prevent Linguistic Confusion The Pokémon Company announced late yesterday that it’s banning one of the Pokémon trading card game’s newest cards at this year’s World Championship. ...
04:00, 08/07/2019

Blind British Paralympic ski champion banned from taking guide dog into Sainsbury's A British Paralympic skiing champion has been left "shaken" and "humiliated" after he was barred from taking his guide dog into a Sainsbury's store mi...
01:00, 06/08/2019

Former Afghan football president banned for life after being found guilty of sexual abuse "The former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) has been banned from football for life after FIFA\u0027s ethics committee found him...
10:12, 06/08/2019

Study Pinpoints Source of Banned Gas That Saps Ozone Layer: Eastern China An international team of researchers said Wednesday that two provinces in China were the source of most of the emissions of a banned gas that harms th...
11:12, 05/22/2019

An Arizona Prisoner Was Sent a Book Critical of the Criminal Justice System. Now, the State Has Banned It In one of the most memorable passages of his seminal autobiography, civil rights leader Malcolm X made explicit the impact his in-prison education had...
11:48, 05/16/2019

The wild race to lead the Democrats could break the gender mould of US politics | Emma Brockes Six female candidates have more chance of avoiding sexist stereotyping than poor, isolated Hillary ClintonIt was a strange experience, watching the US...
16:48, 06/27/2019

Policeman arrested after student uses Snapchat's 'gender swap' filter to pose as underage girl Officer Robert Davies is on paid leave after being charged with communicating with a minor to commit a felonyA California student used a “gender swap”...
14:36, 06/12/2019

For Many Black Voters, Beating ‘The Donald’ in 2020 Trumps Race, Gender or More-Progressive Concerns When it comes to looking ahead to the 2020 presidential election, many black voters aren’t focused on race, gender or who can out-progessive who. They...
03:36, 06/07/2019

Cheney says 'send her back' chants were 'absolutely wrong,' but weren't about Omar's race or gender House Republican Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., decried on Sunday the “send her back” chants directed at freshmen Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn.,...
11:36, 07/21/2019

Megan Thee Stallion Says 'Hot Girl Summer' Is Gender Neutral, So Get Ready to Drive the Boat With her latest project, Megan Thee Stallion officially ushered in summer and we’ve been jubilantly twerking ever since. With bop after bop, she’s giv...
12:24, 06/25/2019

It's a girl! Anna Duggar reveals sex of baby No. 6 with Josh during beehive gender reveal Anna Duggar and husband Josh Duggar, the eldest of Jim Bob and Michelle's 19 kids, announced what their sixth child is "gonna bee" with a beehive...
18:12, 06/20/2019

Promoting gender equality a ‘crucial contribution’ in effort to restore, protect our planet’s oceans Women are engaged in all aspects of interaction with our ocean, yet their voices are often missing at the decision-making level, the head of the Unite...
10:36, 06/08/2019

Law requiring women on corporate boards sets 'gender-based quota,' group argues A new California law requiring publicly traded corporations in the state to include women on their boards of directors is facing its first legal chall...
12:24, 08/10/2019

Elizabeth Warren's plan to eliminate the gender wage gap discredits the accomplishments of minority women Government has a new moral and economic imperative, according to presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren, who vowed to wield the power of the Oval Offic...
15:12, 07/05/2019

Fourth suspect indicted in murder-for-hire at fake gender-reveal party in Ohio Vandell Slade, 30, has been charged with murder and attempted murder, according to court documents. There is a warrant out for his arrest.  ...
07:00, 08/15/2019

Skirt or trousers? Mexican gender-neutral school uniform plan creates stir A proposal to allow children in Mexico City to decide whether to wear skirts or trousers to school has caused a swirl of controversy in a country long...
17:24, 06/04/2019

'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli moved from prison after claim he ran drug firm with banned cellphone Notorious drug-company fraudster Martin Shkreli has been removed from a federal prison in Fort Dix, New Jersey, after claims that he was running his p...
05:49, 04/28/2019

30th Horse Dies At Santa Anita; Hall Of Fame Trainer Banned From Track A four-year-old gelding named American Currency was euthanized after sustaining an injury on Santa Anita’s training track on Saturday. It was the firs...
18:24, 06/23/2019

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model Kelsey Merritt says she was once banned from wearing bikinis by her mother Kelsey Merritt, the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model who was also the first Filipino to walk in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, claimed she was o...
02:12, 05/16/2019

A woman has been banned from Walmart after she reportedly ate half a cake in the store and then refused to pay full price Shutterstock A customer has been barred from a Walmart in Wichita Falls, Texas, after officials say she refused to pay for a cake that she had alread...
15:12, 07/03/2019

Hungarian swimmer banned from leaving South Korea for sexual harassment probe: police South Korean police have banned Hungarian swimmer Tamas Kenderesi from leaving the country as they investigate allegations of sexual harassment agains...
03:24, 07/28/2019

Exclusive: Banned Russian athletics coach wins state contracts for sports facility Russian race walking coach Viktor Chegin, who was banned for life for doping in 2016, has won state contracts to provide security at a sports venue wh...
05:12, 06/06/2019

Turkey crackdown leaves terminally ill patients banned from seeking health care abroad Since the failed coup attempt in July 2016, hundreds of thousands of Turkish citizens have – often unknowingly – had their passports rescinded and hav...
14:48, 05/14/2019

The company behind 'Fortnite' told UK lawmakers that the game isn't addictive, after Prince Harry said it was 'irresponsible' and should be banned "Fortnite"/Epic Games Epic Games defended the business model of its hit game "Fortnite" during a hearing with UK Parliament's Digital, Culture, Media...
16:12, 06/21/2019

Horse trainer banned from Santa Anita Park racetrack after 30th animal dies A Hall of Fame horse trainer was banned from Santa Anita Park racetrack in Southern California on Friday after a 30th horse died at the track since th...
23:24, 06/22/2019

Mike Tyson, Floyd Landis among athletes asking WADA to remove marijuana from banned list Athletes for CARE requested WADA – the organization that sets drug policy for Olympic sports – remove THC from its banned list in a letter...
21:12, 05/23/2019

Congress Is Killing That Sketchy Provision That Banned the Government from Offering Free Tax Filing Software How about a bit of good news? It looks like the controversial provision in the Taxpayer First Act that would have prevented the Internal Revenue Servi...
07:00, 06/07/2019

Kotaku Dr Disrespect Streams Inside An E3 Bathroom, Gets Banned From Twitch [Update: E3 Badge Revoke Kotaku Dr Disrespect Streams Inside An E3 Bathroom, Gets Banned From Twitch [Update: E3 Badge Revoked] | Jalopnik One of the Most Annoying Parts About...
11:00, 06/12/2019

Seth Meyers on Alabama anti-abortion law: Can you imagine how GOP would react if states banned all guns? Late-night host Seth Meyers spent time on Thursday ripping into Alabama's new anti-abortion law, which bans most abortions and does not provide exempt...
19:12, 05/17/2019

A major win for transgender rights: UN health agency drops ‘gender identity disorder’, as official diagnosis “To reflect critical advances in science and medicine”, the World Health Organization, WHO, has removed so-called “gender identity disorder” from its ...
13:00, 05/30/2019

Female African coders ‘on the front-line of the battle’ to change gender power relations: UN chief Young female African coders are “on the front-line” of the battle to change traditionally male power relations and bring about a more equitable balanc...
05:47, 04/28/2019

Grenfell fire chief Dany Cotton: I was sent death threats after gender equality bid to rename Fireman Sam London's first female fire chief Dany Cotton says some men still feel threatened by women in power and that when she joined up several officers refuse...
05:36, 07/02/2019

California middle school teacher draws scrutiny for giving students gender identity cards A middle school science teacher in California caused an uproar this week for giving his students a "Gender Unicorn" sheet that explained gender identi...
00:24, 08/11/2019

Mackenzie Lueck murder suspect previously accused of rape, banned from Utah State campus The man charged with murdering University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck was previously accused of raping a coworker, who reportedly didn't press cha...
10:36, 07/03/2019

The knitting website Ravelry banned support for President Donald Trump. Here's how Twitter reacted An online knitting and crafting community has banned posts and projects in support of President Donald Trump and his administration.   ...
20:36, 06/23/2019

Major Blow: Caster Semenya Is Banned From Competing in Her Beloved 800-Meter Race at World Championships Since 2015, elite runner Caster Semenya has gone undefeated in the 800-meter event at the world track and field championships, but in a major setback,...
23:24, 07/30/2019

Afghanistan Soccer Head Banned For Life For Sexually Abusing Women's National Team Players FIFA’s ethics committee has found Keramuudin Karim, former President of the Afghanistan Football Federation, guilty of sexually and physically abusing...
13:24, 06/08/2019

British heavyweight Dillian Whyte tests positive for banned substance after earning title shot Heavyweight boxing contender Dillian Whyte reportedly tested positive for a banned substance just three days before besting Oscar Rivas to earn a poss...
19:48, 07/25/2019

Trump attacks social media sites after James Woods, Alex Jones other extremist conservatives banned President Donald Trump attacked social media websites after a number of conservatives and extremist figures were banned from platforms, saying that he...
17:00, 05/04/2019

A casting call seeking a 'very pretty' girl for a Milka chocolate ad banned overweight or redhead children from applying Rose Prouser/Reuters & Shutterstock A casting call for Milka chocolate sparked outrage by banning overweight or redhead children from applying. The a...
07:36, 08/13/2019

Antifa’s ‘Iron Front’ symbol banned by Major League Soccer’s Portland Timbers and Seattle Sounders With another confrontation between supporters of Antifa and the Proud Boys expected on the streets of Portland, Ore., next weekend, two pro soccer tea...
11:04, 08/11/2019

Snap shares climb as Bank of America sees improved revenue after viral 'gender-face-swap' filter Shares of Snapchat parent company Snap rose in premarket trading on Thursday after Bank of America said a recent spike in app downloads will drive bet...
07:24, 07/11/2019

‘Huge’ stakes, ‘daunting’ job to tackle gender-based violence, UNICEF chief tells ground-breaking conference One-in-three girls or women will experience physical or sexual violence in her lifetime, and “the risk multiplies” during a conflict or natural disast...
14:12, 05/24/2019

In tech-driven 21st century, achieving global development goals requires closing digital gender divide Bridging the ‘gender digital divide’ is about more than ensuring that women and girls have basic access to the Internet and cell phones; it means prov...
05:47, 04/28/2019

Ravelry, a social network for knitters with 8 million members, banned users from showing support for Donald Trump on the platform Lucy Nicholson/Reuters On Sunday, an online knitting community with 8 million members called Ravelry announced it was banning support for President D...
22:48, 06/23/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Honouring fallen peacekeepers, action against gender-based violence; LGBT rights in Kenya, Rohingya water crisis Friday's main stories include: Honouring UN peacekeepers; landmark conference to combat sexual and gender-based violence in crises; Kenya upholds LGBT...
20:00, 05/24/2019

Vatican rejects gender reassignment as an attempt to 'annihilate nature' The Vatican has condemned gender theory, which allows people to choose or change their gender, as being a "confused concept of freedom" in a new offic...
16:12, 06/10/2019

Lake Bell on gender equality: 'Feed the fire' At the Women in Film gala in Los Angeles, Lake Bell, Elizabeth Debicki and Rosanna Arquette discuss the progress made in the fight for gender equality...
03:48, 06/13/2019

5 new music releases we love: Whispery lo-fi, gender transition love songs, and Afrobeat vibes There’s a lot of music out there. To help you cut through all the noise, every week The A.V. Club is rounding up A-Sides, five recent releases we thin...
18:12, 06/14/2019

Longoria: Cannes going 'in the right direction' over gender parity Walking the red carpet for the Women in Motion event at the Cannes Film Festival, Eva Longoria comments on gender parity at the event and addresses th...
10:48, 05/20/2019

While Social Media Giants Struggle to Police Hate Speech and Divisive Rhetoric, This Knitting Site Just Banned Posts Supporting the Trump Administration Ravelry, a popular social network and online community for knitters and other needleworkers, has banned posts in support of President Donald Trump, sa...
15:00, 06/24/2019

Catholic Church rejects transgender identity, calls gender change a 'trend' in statement LGBTQ Catholic groups denounced the document, stating that it "will increase alienation of LGBT people from the Church."     ...
14:48, 06/10/2019

Gardener banned from his own back yard in neighbourhood 'war of the roses' An award-winning gardener convicted of harassing his downstairs neighbour in a green-fingered feud has been banned from tending the plants and flowers...
18:12, 08/13/2019

Bring your own bottle: Plastic bottle sales banned at San Francisco airport Starting this month, SFO travelers who need plain water will have to buy refillable aluminum or glass bottles if they don't bring their own. ...
20:12, 08/02/2019

Elton John biopic 'Rocketman' banned in Samoa for depictions of homosexuality The Pacific nation of Samoa has banned the Elton John biopic “Rocketman” because of its depictions of homosexuality.    &#...
09:24, 06/11/2019

Mom of bullied daughter banned for giving 'free (expletive) whooping' tickets to students Christian Tinsley was banned from her daughter's school after she was filmed telling a group of middle schoolers to leave her child alone –...
16:36, 05/17/2019

Rory Stewart opium row: Tory leadership contender 'could be banned from entering US over drug use' Conservative leadership contender Rory Stewart could be banned from entering the United States after he admitted smoking opium at a wedding party in I...
05:24, 05/31/2019

Surprise south London gig by banned rapper Tyler, the Creator cancelled for being 'too rowdy' A surprise gig by US rapper Tyler, the Creator, who was banned from the UK for several years over his controversial lyrics, was cancelled today leavin...
22:49, 05/18/2019

Athletics: Former Kenya athletics head Rotich banned for 10 years Michael Rotich, the former head of Kenya's track and field team, has been banned from athletics for 10 years after the International Association of At...
12:24, 05/22/2019

Washington state will offer third gender option on state ID’s OLYMPIA, Wash. (CNN) – Washington state residents who identify with genders other than male or female will have another option to select on thei...
05:24, 08/02/2019

NFL suspensions: Saints' David Onyemata banned 1 game, Rams' Aaron Neary out 4 games The NFL will suspend Saints defensive tackle David Onyemata and Rams center Aaron Neary for violating the league's substance abuse policy.  ...
16:24, 06/28/2019

Chelsea fan banned for life 'for racially abusive language' during Man City match over incident involving Raheem Sterling A Chelsea fan has been banned for life after the club found racially abusive language had been used by supporters at their game against Manchester Cit...
06:12, 07/30/2019

YouTube banned a 14-year-old conservative personality after she called the LGBTQ community pedophiles. The girl reportedly then posted a photo threatening YouTube HQ with something that looks like a gun. YouTube has terminated the account of a 14-year-old conservative YouTuber with nearly a million followers who goes by "Soph." The channel was terminat...
16:00, 08/05/2019

Johnny Galecki reveals baby's gender. Whoops! Not what the 'Big Bang' star said he preferred Johnny Galecki, who just closed out the final season of his wildly popular 'Big Bang Theory,' revealed the gender of his first child on Inst...
14:36, 05/27/2019

A student used Snapchat's 'gender swap' filter to arrest a cop looking for underage sex The officer faces a charge of contacting a minor to commit a felony, and is currently on paid administrative leave.       &#...
20:48, 06/11/2019

10 new LGBTQ books to celebrate Pride month: Tan France, 'Gentleman Jack,' 'Gender Queer' Celebrate Pride Month with a good LGBTQ book, including a memoir from Tan France, a history of the Stonewall riots and a gender queer graphic novel. ...
04:48, 06/09/2019

'Girls Who Code' founder Reshma Saujani is a boy mom fighting gender norms. 'Let them fail' Reshma Saujani talked to Motherly about her book "Brave, Not Perfect" and offered tips on raising girls to be confident and boys to be vulnerable. &#...
12:24, 06/14/2019

'Big Bang' star Johnny Galecki reveals baby's gender and it's not the one he hoped for Johnny Galecki, who just closed out the final season of his wildly popular 'Big Bang Theory,' revealed the gender of his first child on Inst...
18:12, 05/28/2019

10 rules for flying together as a couple If you're flying as part of a couple, you both need to be sure you're doing it right. Follow these 10 simple rules from embarking to landing and avoid...
04:36, 08/02/2019

10 Key Things To Know About Changes In PAN, Aadhaar Rules The government has announced a slew of changes in rules relating to Permanent Account Number (PAN) and Aadhaar. From allowing quoting of Aadhaar by as...
10:36, 07/11/2019

Company van tax: understanding the rules Tips & advice 2 May, 2019 Van drivers need to pay tax, and we explain all the requirements from HMRC for fair use and tax payments for l...
06:12, 05/02/2019

SBI's New Rules To Come Into Effect From May 1: Five Things To Know SBI will link its key pricing decision for savings bank deposits and short term loans to the repo rate of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), with effect...
05:49, 04/28/2019

After a crazy summer, who rules the NBA? Following a frenetic fortnight of free agency, a new world order is taking shape in the NBA. Here’s a look at the eight top contenders heading into ne...
09:12, 07/19/2019

Pelosi rules out censuring Trump Speaker Nancy Pelosi officially shut the door on censuring President Donald Trump Wednesday but plans to view a minimally redacted version of special ...
12:48, 06/19/2019

Rivian Put an Overlanding Kitchen in Its R1T and It Rules If you are a company catering to truck and SUV buyers and you want to make a splash, one way to do that is to show off your product at Overland Expo. ...
14:00, 05/18/2019

Fed's Harker: Monetary Policy Can't Be Run on Rules Alone Philadelphia Fed leader Patrick Harker said human judgment is critical in making monetary policy, in comments that pushed back on the setting of inter...
10:12, 05/20/2019

How Countries Keep Testing the EU’s Fiscal Rules The European Union requires all 28 member states to maintain sound public finances, no matter their size or national challenges. But infractions gener...
09:36, 06/04/2019

FEC rules that campaigns can get discounts on cybersecurity Political campaigns will need cybersecurity to avoid a repeat of the 2016 presidential election, but are often strapped for cash. The Federal Election...
22:00, 07/11/2019