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Royal Canadian Navy to replace ‘seaman' in rank titles with gender-neutral term

1 hour ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - The Royal Canadian Navy is looking to chart new waters by dropping the term "seaman" when referring to its most junior sailors and replacing it with something more...
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What Time Will ‘Fatal Affair' Be on Netflix?

19 hours ago   |   New York Post

Nia Long and Omar Epps star in this gender-swapped Fatal Attraction.
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Ohio parents throw heartwarming gender reveal party for transgender son: ‘we got it wrong 17 years ago'

21 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

"He's much like any other 17 year old nerdy boy, stays up way to late gaming, hates showering, and eats too much junk food."
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After approval of constitutional changes, Russian lawmakers seek to ban gay marriage & adoption of children by LGBT couples

After approval of constitutional changes, Russian lawmakers seek to ban gay marriage & adoption of children by LGBT couples

1 day ago   |   RT

Seven Russian senators have introduced a package of bills that would prohibit same-sex marriage, ban gay couples from adopting children, and prevent people from getting married...
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The Pandemic's Toll on Women

1 day ago   |   Foreign Affairs

“Gender-blind is not gender-neutral” is a refrain among advocates for women and girls. During the coronavirus pandemic, it must also be a call to action.
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Singapore Elects More Women. These Are the Ones to Watch

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg

A higher number of women will become lawmakers in Singapore after last week's general elections, setting the stage for fresh perspectives on topics ranging from jobs and...
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Building Diversity and Inclusion Into Company DNA

2 days ago   |   Business

Businesses across the nation are working to get workplace diversity and inclusion right. The Mercer 2019 Talent Trends report revealed that 49% of U.S. executives are concerned...
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Seoul Mayor's Death Exposes Split in Moon's Party Over MeToo

2 days ago   |   Bloomberg

The apparent suicide of Seoul's mayor has exposed rifts in President Moon Jae-in's progressive camp between an old guard wanting to honor one of their own and a younger...
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Mothers' paid work suffers during pandemic, study finds

2 days ago   |   Science Daily

New research finds early evidence that the pandemic has exacerbated - not improved - the gender gap in work hours, which could have enduring consequences for working mothers.
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Here's a 3 step action plan to break down the barriers that keep Black employees from reaching the C-suite

Here's a 3 step action plan to break down the barriers that keep Black employees from reaching the C-suite

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

In America's businesses, there's a "concrete wall" that's blocking Black and brown employees, especially Black and brown women, from moving up the corporate ladder. The...
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Captain America's Chris Evans sends heartwarming message to 6-year-old boy...

Captain America's Chris Evans sends heartwarming message to 6-year-old boy who saved his sister

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'Gov. Kemp does not give a damn about us': Mayor speaks out after governor...

'Gov. Kemp does not give a damn about us': Mayor speaks out after governor voids local mask mandates

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'Magic School Bus' author Joanna Cole dies at age 75

'Magic School Bus' author Joanna Cole dies at age 75

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Rice University will hold classes in outdoor tents

Rice University will hold classes in outdoor tents

When on-site classes resume in August, students will bring laptops and chairs into nine large tents and temporary buildings. Read more ...

Back-to-school sales could hit a record $100 billion this year, even if kids...

Back-to-school sales could hit a record $100 billion this year, even if kids stay home

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Number of laid-off workers seeking jobless aid stuck at 1.3M

The number of laid-off workers seeking unemployment benefits remained stuck at 1.3 million last week, an historically high level that indicates many companies are still cutting... Read more ...

Closest images ever taken of the sun released, reveal ‘campfires' near surface

Closest images ever taken of the sun released, reveal ‘campfires' near surface

The first images from Solar Orbiter, the new sun-observing mission by the European Space Agency and NASA, have revealed miniature solar flares, dubbed “campfires,” near the... Read more ...

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Zion Williamson suddenly leaves NBA bubble for family emergency

Zion Williamson suddenly leaves NBA bubble for family emergency

New Orleans Pelicans star forward Zion Williamson has left the NBA bubble to deal with an urgent family medical matter. Williamson “intends to rejoin the team in Orlando for... Read more ...