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Mati Diop on Being the First Black Female Director in Cannes
Is It A Feminist Right To Want More Sex? One Company Thinks A Pill Is The Answer

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Mati Diop on Being the First Black Female Director in Cannes

Grammys Launch Initiative Aiding Women Producers, Engineers

By Jake Coyle |
Mati Diop was initially disappointed when she, by reading a news article, discovered that she was the first black female filmmaker in the Cannes Film Festival's prestigious co...

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Mati Diop on Being the First Black Female Director in Cannes

Mati Diop on Being the First Black Female Director in Cannes

By Jake Coyle | May 17
Mati Diop was initially disappointed when she, by reading a news article, discovered that she was the first black female filmmaker in the Cannes Film Festival's prestigious competition in its 72-year history.

Odyssey Wellness Tattoo: The Healing Power of Ink

Odyssey Wellness Tattoo: The Healing Power of Ink

By Jill Gleeson | May 16
Odyssey Wellness Tattoo's Darlene DiBona shares her insights on how tattoos can offer healing and hope beyond their cosmetic appeal.

Less Fat, More Fruit May Cut Risk of Dying of Breast Cancer

Less Fat, More Fruit May Cut Risk of Dying of Breast Cancer

By Marilynn Marchione | May 16
For the first time, a large experiment suggests that trimming dietary fat and eating more fruits and vegetables may lower a woman's risk of dying of breast cancer.

Hollywood's Big Players Stay Quiet on Georgia Abortion Law

Hollywood's Big Players Stay Quiet on Georgia Abortion Law

By Lindsey Bahr and Sanya Mansoor | May 16
Georgia and Hollywood are worlds away from one another, physically and culturally, but irresistible tax incentives have turned the state into a filming powerhouse dubbed "Hollywood of the South."

Missouri Senate Joins GOP Anti-Abortion Wave with 8-Week Ban

Missouri Senate Joins GOP Anti-Abortion Wave with 8-Week Ban

By Summer Ballentine | May 16
Missouri's Republican-led Senate has passed a wide-ranging bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, acting only hours after Alabama's governor signed a near-total abortion ban into law.

A Look at the Likely Court Fight over Abortion Rights

A Look at the Likely Court Fight over Abortion Rights

By Mark Sherman and David Crary | May 15
Alabama's virtual ban on abortion is the latest and most far-reaching state law seemingly designed to prod the Supreme Court to reconsider a constitutional right it announced 46 years ago in the landmark Roe v. Wade decision.

2020 Democrats Warn Alabama Portends Larger Abortion Fight

2020 Democrats Warn Alabama Portends Larger Abortion Fight

By Will Weissert | May 15
Democratic presidential candidates rushed Wednesday to condemn Alabama's approval of a ban on nearly all abortions, warning that it portends a larger offensive by conservatives around the country to undermine the landmark Roe v. Wade decision.

New Congressional Caucus to Address Needs of Female Veterans

New Congressional Caucus to Address Needs of Female Veterans

By Laurie Kellman | May 15
Congresswomen with military service in their past, some of them forged on post-Sept. 11 wars, are hoping to create their own caucus.

Harris Wants Ban on Importing Ar-15-Style Assault Weapons

Harris Wants Ban on Importing Ar-15-Style Assault Weapons

May 15
Kamala Harris wants to ban the importation of AR-15-style assault weapons by executive action if elected president.

Is It A Feminist Right To Want More Sex? One Company Thinks A Pill Is The Answer

Is It A Feminist Right To Want More Sex? One Company Thinks A Pill Is The Answer

By Rachel Bluth | May 13
Called "Right to Desire," a new website brands libido as a feminist "right," and its home page offers the defiant, in-your-face prompt: "Yes, I want my desire back."

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