Topic: women in power

Chauvinistic Editor Told Movie Critic: ‘Stop Reviewing Films with Strong Female Leads!’

Chauvinistic Editor Told Movie Critic: 'Stop Reviewing Films with Strong Female Leads!'

Roger Ebert gave this story two thumbs down. In a recent article in the Chicago Sun-Times, Ebert featured a disgusting, yet true account, of a Buffalo film critic named Michael Calleri who was asked by former pig of an editor at the Niagara Falls Reporter, to stop reviewing movies with strong leading ladies, specifically Snow White and the Huntsman. More »

In Honor Of Her Birthday, 10 Facts About Hillary Clinton That Will Blow Your Mind

In Honor Of Her Birthday, 10 Facts About Hillary Clinton That Will Blow Your Mind

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton turned 65 today. We can spend a few hundred words talking about her accomplishments as a lawyer, politician and mother, including her degree from Harvard Law School, the fact that she was the first female partner in her Arkansas law firm, or the fact that she was inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame in 2005, but that’s been done. Instead, we are giving you ten of the most unusual facts we found about her. Happy Birthday, Hillary! More »

10 Of The Most Annoying Stereotypes About Women In Power

10 Of The Most Annoying Stereotypes About Women In Power

Powerful women have a tough balancing act to maintain: They must be feminine yet powerful, competent yet human, etc. etc. Err too much in one direction and you’re a bitch or a wimp or a robot or a crybaby. That’s why I love this post from ForbesJenna Goudreau, in which she talks to a variety of women about their least-favorite stereotype about powerful women. They came up with a list of 10. Let’s take a look at them — and kiss them goodbye. More »

Bad News, Eh: In Canada, Progress For Women In Management Has Been Stalled for 22 Years

Bad News, Eh: In Canada, Progress For Women In Management Has Been Stalled for 22 Years

A major new report from Canada finds that the pace of women achieving senior-level management positions has flatlined. As the president and CEO of the organization that published the report, Anne Golden, put it: “It will take about 150 years before women and men are equally likely to reach middle management. And a century and a half is an eyeblink compared with the eternity it would take to achieve this benchmark in senior management.” More »

The Next Prime Minister Of Thailand Is Probably Going To Be A 43-Year-Old Woman

The Next Prime Minister Of Thailand Is Probably Going To Be A 43-Year-Old Woman

The photogenic and very youthful-looking Yingluck Shinawatra is leading the polls in the race for the next Prime Minister of Thailand. According to a Suan Dusit Rajabhat University poll released over the weekend shows Yingluck’s For Thais Party gaining 43% of the vote—up from 41% a week earlier—compared with the 37% for the ruling Democrat Party.
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