Meadows says Gayle’s comments to reporter Mel McLaughlin are part of a pattern of behaviour that female sports journalists should not have to endure.
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Chris Gayle: Cricketer fined after tells female reporter, ‘Don’t blush, baby’
It’s the type of comment you might expect to hear in a 1970s nightclub — not on the sidelines of a professional sports match.
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In Israeli City of Haifa, a Liberal Arab Culture Blossoms
The bartender poured tall beers for two women who wandered in for an afternoon pint. Nearby, a 22-year-old woman with a partly shaved head and colorful tattoos sat alone, working on her Laptop. They were among the many coifed, pierced and tattooed women and men who populate a slice of Haifa’s social scene that resembles that of the well-heeled hipsters of Tel Aviv. But here the cool kids are Palestinians, and they have unfurled a self-consciously Arab milieu that is secular, feminist and gay-friendly.
Read more here from the New York Times.
Why do women have a harder time sleeping than men?
Wage gap? Desire gap? Orgasm gap? Meet the latest member of the outcome-disparity club: the sleep gap. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, insomnia is more common in women than men — and experts believe there are a few specific reasons why this sad truth exists.
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Endometriosis: A cause of menstrual pain
Up to ten percent of women of child-bearing age suffer from endometriosis, but many don’t know it. They think their menstrual pain and heavy periods are normal until they try to become pregnant — and don’t succeed.
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