GOP Rep Tells Mom Her Son On Medicaid Should Just Get A Better Job If He Wants Health Care

April 23, 2017

Rep. Warren Davidson (R-Ohio) told the mother of a service industry worker who has benefitted from the Affordable Care Acts Medicaid expansion that her son should get a better job if he wants decent insurance when Obamacare is repealed. The woman, a constituent of Davidsons in former House Speaker John Boehners old district, explained to Davidson at a town hall in Enon, Ohio on Tuesday night first covered by ShareBlue that her grown son lacked health insurance for four years, because his job in …

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Women in science share a message: Don’t give up

April 23, 2017

Washington (CNN)From across the fields of science they came, marching to show that women in science have a lot to say. Biologists and ecologists, medical researchers and EMTs, doctors and nurses, biomedical engineers and neuroscientists came with stories of why they fell in love with science. They ranged from little girls to seasoned science veterans, all carrying a message of what they’d like to tell other women. …

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5 ways inclusive marketing can benefit your business feat. Nigel Barker

April 22, 2017

… sense of humor and being able to poke fun at yourself is important.” Missed the show? Don’t worry! Re-watch the episode in the video above. WATCH: woman uses Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino to spread some magical news to her husband More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsFB Auto FB Auto F/EEverlesson Everlesson is a Complete online system for managing your entire membership site. It produce the most beautiful, highly profitable membership sites in a matter of minutes. …

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Bill O’Reilly’s Replacement, Tucker Carlson, Has Unenlightened Views On Women

April 21, 2017

… such as Hot Women Eating Cereal. But I also believe that beauty is important, and were not embarrassed to put things that are beautiful not necessarily sexual or debased, Carlson said to the woman, according to Raw Story.(To be fair, some HuffPost readers became accustomed to attentive side boob coverage on this site.) Despite Carlsons past pronouncements, Kelly vouched for him in an interview with The Washington Post. …

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This couple met through a dating app for marijuana users

April 20, 2017

… PTSD) or individuals who are looking for people to meet and share experiences on the medicinal side,” Roberts said. Roberts said there is substance to the cannabis community that may be misunderstood. One of the first user profiles established was from a woman who had terminal cancer, who turned to cannabis for pain relief, he said. The womanwanted to share her experiences from dealing with her illness and offer others suggestions on the medicinal benefits of the drug. “That’s …

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Indian ad with transgender mom stirs debate — and tears

April 20, 2017

New Delhi (CNN)An advert challenging the norms of a traditional family in India has gone viral, with more than 9 million views on YouTube. The ad’s storyline pushes the issue of transgender rights within the country and reveals the human side of the issue in just three and a half minutes. Released online on March 31, the commercial by medicine company Vicks tells the true story of Gayatri, a young Indian orphan who was adopted by Gauri Sawant, a 37-year-old Mumbai-based transgender woman …

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Virgin Money chief: Dealing with depression made me stronger – BBC News

April 19, 2017

… conversation turned to gender equality,” Ms Gadhia told me. “And he said, I am all for gender equality, but what happens if I employ a woman and the next week she tells me: ‘I’m pregnant?’ “And there was a gasp around the table to think that people were still thinking like that. “I remember going back to the office and saying: ‘You know what, the dinosaurs are still out there.’ “It is undoubtedly the case. I see it from time to time. …

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These 3 People Show Why Anti-Trump Tide Runs Against The GOP In Georgia’s Special Election

April 18, 2017

… Ossoff campaign gave her a list of addresses they believe are Democrats, but often its the home of a young person or, in todays economy, not so young who lives at home with parents. Often, the parents are Republicans, Rosenberg said; some cut off the conversation immediately, but others are ready to hear the anti-Trump argument. A vote for Ossoff sends a message that Trumps behavior isnt okay, Rosenberg argues at the door. Oftentimes, the pitch lands. When one woman recently said shes not a …

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Swimwear options for beachgoers sick of the gender binary

April 16, 2017

… to yourself.” Forget what you’ve heard about the fashion industry’s “gender-bending” most mainstream brands remain as anachronistic as ever. If you’re non-binary and like to wear feminine swimwear that isn’t particularly sexualized, you will have to Google harder than you’ve ever Googled before. If you’re a cis woman with hips who wants to be topless and wear boy shorts, good luck. “Think of the double standards. People with male …

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It pays to get bumped now that Delta offers almost $10,000

April 15, 2017

… up from an $800 limit, while supervisors can dish out a maximum of $9,950 (up from $1,350). A Delta spokeswoman confirmed those numbers are accurate. These are some big increases, and would mean that the woman who made $11,000 in compensation for postponing and ultimately canceling her flights from New York to Florida last weekend could have made even more bank. The Delta news comes less than a week after United’s PR disaster on Sunday when passenger David Dao, 69, found himself on an …

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That Time Michael Lewis Complained About Dating A Hot Woman

April 14, 2017

… the kinds of workaday hacks plugging away at places like the New York Post. But back in 1994, when he was senior editor at The New Republic, Lewis tackled a simpler topic, one thats back in the conversation this week, courtesy of the Post: The difficulties of a man being with a smoking-hot woman. The most ill-conceived work of his career, proclaimed a lengthy Vanity Fair profile of Lewis written a few years later. Though it masqueraded as a work of humility, it reeked of the pride that lay …

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To fight Amazon in India, Flipkart buying Ebay’s business in the country

April 11, 2017

… Snapdeal itself is reportedly in talks with Flipkart for a potential acquisition. Founders of Snapdeal, which lost the No. 2 spot to Amazon in Indias ecommerce businesses race last year, assured the employees that their future is in good shape. The move comes a year after Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced an investment of an additional $3 billion in India, calling the country the company’s fastest growing market. WATCH: woman’s Fitbit saves her life after it detected a strange change …

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His name was Henry Summers – but who was he? – BBC News

April 9, 2017

Image caption Henry lived in a top-floor flat in Leith They went to the door of his top-floor flat on Easter Road and knocked but got no answer. Image caption Police beat down the door to gain entry to Henry’s flat A few years before that a woman had been found dead in Edinburgh, undiscovered for five years. The media were full of recrimination and finger pointing. I used to work with old people and had seen this before. It’s easy to de-personalise older people. We …

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Syria’s Assad Is Still Attracting Support From Some Leftists And ‘Alt-Right’ Nationalists

April 8, 2017

… photograph of the couple, as well as one that appears to show a Syrian woman wearing a short-sleeved T-shirt in a car emblazoned with Assads face. In the alt-rights telling, Assad is a defender standing between the masses of hyper-conservative Muslims and the rest of the world. To them, imagery suggesting that Assad is modern is essential its a way to contrast him with other Muslims, like the millions of the Syrians the Assad regime has targeted, who they argue want to force white women into …

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‘My fertility app made me too stressed to conceive’ – BBC News

April 7, 2017

… analyst at CB Insights. “The number of deals shot up from 20 in 2014, to 40 in 2015, and in 2016 deals and dollars set a record high, with $540.5m (433m) across 52 deals. “Overall, we’ve tracked $1.26bn in investment since 2009 across 173 deals.” But there are concerns that some women might become enslaved to such apps. Lea von Bidder is co-founder of Ava, a firm that has developed a wearable bracelet and app for tracking a woman’s fertile window in real time. …

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Foul-mouthed chatbot wants to help women close the pay gap

April 5, 2017

Image: Ryzhi / shutterstock If you’re a woman who gets tongue-tied when asking for a raise or is too nervous to even bring up the subject with your boss it’s time to meet this new equal pay chatbot. SEE ALSO: The mentors and the role they play in Silicon Valley She’s your new foul-mouthed best friend on Facebook who can quickly guide you through the practical and professional terrors of asking for more money. She does this exceptionally well because her persona is based on …

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This hard-hitting poetry act exposes the ills of a misogynistic society

April 4, 2017

Brown Girls Guide to Gender, a hard-hitting spoken-word performance by Mumbai girl, Aranya Johar, will strike a chord with every Indian woman. Or perhaps with all women in conservative societies. SEE ALSO: This video about a transgender mother tugs at your heartstrings The 18-year-old’s uninhibited act (with some NSFW language) exposes the hypocrisy of patriarchal societies where women are slut-shamed and cat-called, where marital rape isn’t illegal, and a bleeding woman is …

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Why brands still think now is a good time to market the hell out of women’s empowerment

March 29, 2017

Image: ambar del moral / mashable  Just six months ago, millions of Americans thought they were on the brink of electing the country’s first female president. Marketing so-called empowerment to women had already become fashionable; a historic victory by Hillary Clinton would’ve made the strategy a no-brainer. Then President Donald Trump happened. SEE ALSO: 7 influential feminists share the most powerful thing about being a woman With his surprising majority of white female …

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Stop with the leggings shaming and let women dress how they want

March 29, 2017

… are invited to wear their leggings onboard United flights. Why your worries are completely justified Still, if you’re a woman and you’re flying as a pass rider, you are held to a much higher dress standard than others on your flight including being expected to leave your comfy, form-fitting leggings at home. “Women are always damned if they do, damned if they don’t,” Dana Suchow a writer, stylist, and activist who runsDo The Hotpants, abody-positive blog focused on …

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Activists go undercover to expose India’s illegal sex-selective abortions

March 29, 2017

New Delhi (CNN)A pregnant woman sat in a hospital consultation room in the western Indian state of Maharashtra. She wanted to know the sex of her baby, she told the doctor. In many countries this would be a routine process, all part of becoming a new parent. But in India — where thousands of female fetuses are aborted every year — revealing the sex of an unborn child has been illegal since 1994. Women go undercover to catch sex trafficker Legal efforts …

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Police: Hunt continues for armed teacher who kidnapped student

March 20, 2017

… 1, and spoke to a woman who expressed regret that he had been “left in the dark,” promised to keep him informed of further findings and assured him there would be no more contact between his daughter and Cummins. Whatley wrote in his February 6 letter that since that February 1 call, Elizabeth had told her father she still had a class with Cummins, and her phone history indicated the two were still in contact. “If it is true that contact between this student and Mr. Cummins …

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Frances reveals Paul McCartney’s songwriting tips – BBC News

March 18, 2017

… good enough. Do you stick to that advice even now? No, because my memory’s terrible! Media captionWatch an excerpt for Frances’ video for Grow One of the first songs you released was Grow… and that’s now being used in a very powerful video for Refuge. It’s amazing. It’s about a woman called Melanie Clark, who had a terrible time, a really abusive partner, and she managed to get out of it by seeking help from Refuge. They’ve animated her story. It’s …

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