Ms. (magazine)

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First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Henry 'Hank' Hartsfield Jr., space shuttle astronaut, dies at 80

Over his career as an astronaut, Henry "Hank" Hartsfield Jr. spent many years in training and only 20 days in orbit - but they were very good days."I've never had so much fun," he once said of his first mission, a test flight of the shuttle Columbia that ... [Published McClatchy DC - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Professional Diversity Network Announces Donna Brazile Will be Joining Its Board of Directors

(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Professional Diversity Network, Inc. ( Nasdaq:IPDN ) ("PDN") announced today that Ms. Donna Brazile will be joining the Professional Diversity Network Board of Directors upon the completion of the pending merger with National Association ... [Published The CW11 - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Detroit Maternal Death Rate Is Triple the US Average

Women in Detroit are dying from pregnancy-related complications at about three times the US average, according to the Michigan Department of Community Health.Twenty-six women died in Detroit over the period 2008-2011 as a result of pregnancy or childbirth, ... [Published Ms. - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Financial Disparities Between Tipped and Full-Wage Workers Larger Than Ever

A new study shows that the wage gap between tipped and non-tipped workers is the widest it's ever been in American history.1966 amendments to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) created protections to hotel, restaurant and other service employees, but ... [Published Ms. - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Revenge Rape in India Leads to Three Arrests

A man in eastern India was arrested for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl this week in "retaliation" for the girl's brother having allegedly sexually assaulted a woman.Three people were arrested in connection with the event : the alleged rapist, the ... [Published Ms. - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Chimamanda Fast Becomes One of the ‘Most Talked about Writers’ in the US

Chimamanda Adichie.The interview for the feature in the upcoming summer edition of Ms. magazine titled, “A Nigerian-born Writer is Becoming One of the Most Talked about Writers in the US”, has been conducted by Janell Hobson, an associate professor of ... [Published This Day Online - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Obama Pledges to Sign Executive Order Protecting Transgender Federal Employees

At the White House annual LGBT Pride Month reception Monday night, President Obama reiterated his commitment to sign an executive order protecting transgender federal employees from discrimination.President Obama told the crowd, "If Congress won't act, ... [Published Ms. - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 2 reports

Think Like a Man Too Has Very Little to Do With Thinking Like a Man

More Jonah Hill Talks Watching His Not-So-Mom-Friendly Movies With His Mom Here Are the 10 Best Movies of 2014 (So Far) More Straight Outta Compton: Where Are The Members of N.W.A. Now? Katy Perry’s Movie Is Streaming Directly on Facebook Now Bloody Battlefields: ... [Published Time - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

New York Senate Passes Three Planks of Women's Equality Act, Defying Advocates for the Comprehensive Package

The New York state Senate passed three bills on Monday that are part of the omnibus Women's Equality Act introduced by Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) in June of 2013. The chamber passed bills preventing discrimination based on family status, preventing housing ... [Published Ms. - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

Obama to Issue Executive Order Banning Discrimination Against LGBT Employees

The Obama administration announced yesterday that the President will issue an executive order prohibiting employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation for any contractor or subcontractor who does at least $10,000 worth of business with ... [Published Ms. - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

Florida Governor Signs Bill Restricting Abortion Access

Florida Governor Rick Scott signed a bill into law on Friday that redefines the state's current third trimester abortion ban , creating further restrictions for women seeking later abortions.Current state law does not allow abortions after 24 weeks except ... [Published Ms. - Jun 17 2014]
First reported Jun 12 2014 - Updated Jun 12 2014 - 1 reports

Yet another label....

A rant..."Emotional disorder"....the words used in a headline in my "Momentum" MS magazine I received. These words can bring an intense reaction from me on most days. I have read these type of statements in almost every issue and in every single article ... [Published HealthBoards - Jun 12 2014]

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...he once said of his first mission, a test flight of the shuttle Columbia that made a triumphant July 4 touchdown at Edwards Air Force Base in 1982. "We talked about turning the radio off and staying up there."
...Alabama, on November 21 1933 and took a degree at Auburn University, Alabama, where, when Chemistry proved to be something of a disaster — "I was always blowing up things and catching things afire" he recalled — he switched to Physics...
"[Americans] don't think women are dying [from pregnancy] in the US, let alone that the rate is going up" Dr. Agrawal said

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Henry 'Hank' Hartsfield Jr., space shuttle astr... [Published McClatchy DC - Jul 24 2014]
Henry 'Hank' Hartsfield [Published Telegraph - Jul 24 2014]
Professional Diversity Network Announces Donna ... [Published The CW11 - Jul 23 2014]
Detroit Maternal Death Rate Is Triple the US Av... [Published Ms. - Jul 21 2014]
Financial Disparities Between Tipped and Full-W... [Published Ms. - Jul 16 2014]
Revenge Rape in India Leads to Three Arrests [Published Ms. - Jul 11 2014]
The real queen of comedy is Melissa McCarthy, n... [Published New York Post - Jul 11 2014]
Chimamanda Fast Becomes One of the ‘Most Talked... [Published This Day Online - Jul 07 2014]
Obama Pledges to Sign Executive Order Protectin... [Published Ms. - Jul 01 2014]
Think Like a Man Too Has Very Little to Do With... [Published Time - Jun 20 2014]
Think Like a Man Too Has Very Little to Do With... [Published TIME.com - Jun 20 2014]
Millennial women, check your paychecks [Published NBR.com - Jun 19 2014]
New York Senate Passes Three Planks of Women's ... [Published Ms. - Jun 18 2014]
Senate Set to Approve Rape Kit Backlog Funds [Published Feminist Majority Foundation - Jun 18 2014]
Obama to Issue Executive Order Banning Discrimi... [Published Ms. - Jun 18 2014]
Florida Governor Signs Bill Restricting Abortio... [Published Ms. - Jun 17 2014]
Yet another label.... [Published HealthBoards - Jun 12 2014]
LEES: Men should be involved in women's struggl... [Published Norristown Times Herald - Jun 03 2014]
8 TV Shows That Have Been Un-Canceled [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - May 30 2014]
15 Unbelievably Sexist Adverts From The 1970s [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - May 01 2014]
Shellie Hunt Entrepreneur/Keynote Speaker Is In... [Published PRWeb - Apr 14 2014]
Fifty shades of Wonder in Marin Theatre Co.’s L... [Published Chad Jones' Theater Dogs - Feb 26 2014]
“Voice Male”: New Book on the Social Transforma... [Published Our Bodies Our Blog - Jan 30 2014]
Teachable Moments: Irrepressible Zora Neale Hur... [Published Tennessean - Jan 07 2014]
Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient - Glori... [Published The White House - Nov 23 2013]
Activist Myrlie Evers-Williams Speaks on “Fight... [Published PRWeb - Oct 14 2013]
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Think Like a Man Too Has Very Little to Do With... [Published TIME.com - Jun 20 2014]
MoreJonah Hill Talks Watching His Not-So-Mom-Friendly Movies With His Mom Here Are the 10 Best Movies of 2014 (So Far) More Straight Outta Compton: Where Are The Members of N.W.A. Now? Katy Perry’s Movie Is Streaming Directly on Facebook Now Bloody ...
Yet another label.... [Published HealthBoards - Jun 12 2014]
A rant..."Emotional disorder"....the words used in a headline in my "Momentum" MS magazine I received. These words can bring an intense reaction from me on most days. I have read these type of statements in almost every issue and in every single article ...
8 TV Shows That Have Been Un-Canceled [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - May 30 2014]
It’s the never-ending cycle of TV shows. You find one (or more) shows that you like, you follow those shows religiously, and then cross your fingers each year, hoping it’ll live to see another season. But all TV shows eventually must come to an ...
15 Unbelievably Sexist Adverts From The 1970s [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - May 01 2014]
These magazine ads, via artist Mitch O’Connell , show us the kind of thing feminism was up against. Ms magazine , founded in 1971 by Gloria Steinem and others, quickly became an important part of the feminist movement in America. A regular feature, ...
Fifty shades of Wonder in Marin Theatre Co.’s L... [Published Chad Jones' Theater Dogs - Feb 26 2014]
Liz Sklar (left) as The Amazon and Jessa Brie Moreno as The Wife in the world premiere of Carson Kreitzer’s Lasso of Truth at Marin Theatre Company. Below: Lauren English is The Girl and John Riedlinger is The Guy with one of over 200 illustrations ...
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