Doctor Who wraps a solid season with its first female Time Lord

Enlarge / The Doctor (Jodie Whittaker) and her new companions face a familiar foe in the season finale of Doctor Who. (credit: BBC) The BBC’s Doctor Who wrapped its 11th (or 37th) season Sunday night, with Jodie Whittaker (Broadchurch) in the iconic role—the first woman to portray everyone’s favorite Time Lord. It was a solid, promising […]

Cruises: Female cruise captain reveals well-kept secret about what REALLY happens onboard

Cruise captain Kate McCue, 38, is the first US woman to lead a cruise liner, taking Celebrity Cruises to the sea. As one of the few female captains in the world, she often reveals some of the secrets of life on a cruise ship. One common question she is often asked, according to an interview […]

Sophia Takal is the First Female Blumhouse Horror Director, and It’s About Time

With all the horror movies Blumhouse has released, they’ve never had a female director for a horror film. Until now. Sophia Takal, director of the amazing indie horror film Always Shine, will become the first female Blumhouse director with New Year New You, a feature-length entry in the Blumhouse/Hulu anthology series, Into the Dark. Takal’s hiring comes shortly after […]

Egypt: 3,000-year old female mummy found preserved in latest Pyramid discoveries

Egypt authorities have discovered a 3,000 Egyptian woman perfectly preserved in a tomb near the Valley of the Kings. The body was still intact having been mummified as far back as the 17th dynasty. The time period dates back to the 13th Century BC – the same era as Pharaoh Tutankhamen. It is the latest […]

Female genital mutilation can’t be banned at federal level, judge says

A federal judge struck down a law against female genital mutilation on Tuesday, ruling the statute unconstitutional and dismissing multiple charges against two defendants in the first case ever brought under the 22-year-old law. US District Court Judge Bernard Friedman argued the Female Genital Mutilation Act of 1996, overreached Congressional powers, violating both the Necessary […]

What’s it really like to be a female safari guide?

Sue Watt November 19, 2018 Share this article When most people picture a safari guide, it’s usually a man that comes to mind—as the majority are. But now, women who are equally passionate about wildlife, conservation and tourism, are joining the fray. The first time I met safari guide Deb Tittle, we’d waded barefoot across […]

One of Google’s most powerful female executives says she walked out with staff protesting sexual harassment

Google Google’s Chief Financial Officer Ruth Porat is one of the most senior women at the company. She told a conference hosted by The Wall Street Journal that she joined employees walking out two weeks ago in protest at how the firm deals with sexual harassment. The protest ended in Google ditching its requirement for […]

Female NYPD sergeant accused of stuffing her panties in other cop’s mouth

An NYPD sergeant is under investigation after allegedly stuffing her panties into a detective’s mouth. Tired of his boss literally airing her dirty laundry on the job, he complained, and got a mouthful of thong for his trouble. Det. Victor Falcon isn’t the only cop to complain about Sgt. Ann Marie Guerra’s public displays of […]

MPs too? Harassment of female lawmakers widespread in European parliaments, report claims

Psychological pressure, sexual harassment and violence against female MPs and staffers are widespread in parliaments all across Europe, according to a new report by a Council of Europe body. A new study released on Tuesday by the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) claims a vast majority of […]