Tag: Gender issues

Fears rise over LGBT discrimination in conservative Paraguay

ASUNCION, Paraguay — Mariana Sepulveda has been stabbed on the street, detained by police and expelled from her high school — all for being...
‘A Fantastic Woman’ director celebrates Golden Globe nod

NEW YORK — Director Sebastian Lelio feels that "A Fantastic Woman" has gone beyond the cinematic experience with its social message, to a great...
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SANTA FE, N.M. — A recent New Mexico college graduate says she was fired from an internship in U.S. Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham's office...
Iceland closes gender gap but violence against women remains

REYKJAVIK, Iceland — For nine years in a row, the World Economic Forum has ranked Iceland as having the world's smallest gender-equality gap, and...
Pentagon to allow transgender people to enlist in military

WASHINGTON — Transgender recruits will be allowed to enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1, the Pentagon said, as President Donald Trump's ordered ban...
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SEATTLE — The Latest on courts blocking the president's efforts to keep transgender people from enlisting in the military (all times local): ...
Pentagon to allow transgender people to enlist in military

WASHINGTON — Transgender recruits will be allowed to enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1, the Pentagon said Monday, as President Donald Trump's ordered...
Anita Hill says Thomas, Weinstein part of arc toward justice

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Anita Hill told a room full of entertainment industry professionals that her 1991 testimony about Clarence Thomas and the flood...
Shame mingles with self-congratulation in Oscar season

NEW YORK — In nearly every major Academy Awards category this year there's some trace of the sexual misconduct allegations that have swept through...
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WASHINGTON — The federal government is asking a judge to put on hold a requirement that it begin allowing transgender people to enlist in...

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