Meet the Woman Who 'Went Viral' for Supposedly Breaking the NBA’s Locker-Room Reporting Barrier

When Jane Gross became the first woman reporter to enter an NBA locker room in February of 1975, it merited a mere 100-word Associated Press write-up the next day. Nine months later, when Jennifer Quale entered an NBA locker room, she had her face in sports sections across the nation and others across the globe.

'Brazilian Black Women Have Been the Safeguard of Democracy': Feminist Gabriela Monteiro on Fighting the Rise of Bolsonaro

Brazil is on the verge of electing the far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro, a former army captain and congressman, as president. Described by many as a combination of Donald Trump and Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte for his unabashed embrace of racism, sexism, homophobia, and authoritarian violence, Bolsonaro…

Chinese College Course Aims to Teach Women 'Feminine Virtue'

Women at Zhen­jiang College in China are getting lessons in how to sit, dress, and properly apply makeup—or, as the Washington Post puts it, “how to be a woman in the time of President Xi Jinping.” This new class in “feminine virtue” is a response to a broader push under Xi’s presidency toward traditional gender…

In a Tense Moment That Did Not Go at All Well, CPAC Finally Addressed #MeToo

NATIONAL HARBOR, MD—The “#UsToo: Left Out by the Left”—one of the few CPAC panels dedicated to women—came near the end of the three-day conference. The conference had already thinned out, half of the press had packed up, and even Sebastian Gorka had driven away in his black Mustang covered with American flags while…

Doritos to Launch a Softer Chip for Women, But What About for Those of Us Who Want to Chew on Glass?

Men consume chips with a vigor reserved for those who have never feared for their safety on an open-air bridge; who have never thought their right to vote could be revoked as a clerical error because they got too shouty in the SoHo Apple store; who don’t know what it feels like to scream at their skin until it absorbs…

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