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Research Says Women Spend $750K on Appearance in Their Lifetime

Research Says Women Spend $750K on Appearance in Their Lifetime

American women spend nearly a quarter of a million dollars on their appearance in their lifetime, new research reveals.

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Liz Baxter Raises Visibility as First Lesbian on 'Love Connection'

Liz Baxter Raises Visibility as First Lesbian on 'Love Connection'

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 27
On July 27, Liz Baxter will make television history as the first-ever lesbian contestant on the game show "Love Connection."

Toni Morrison, Joan Didion Among Those in PEN Online Archive

Toni Morrison, Joan Didion Among Those in PEN Online Archive

By Hillel Italie | Jul 26
PEN America, the literary and human rights organization, told AP on Wednesday that it had assembled more than 1,500 hours of audio and visual material for a digital archive featuring many of the world's leading writers and public thinkers.

'Dolly Parton's Christmas of Many Colors: Circle Of Love' Nominated for Emmy Award

'Dolly Parton's Christmas of Many Colors: Circle Of Love' Nominated for Emmy Award

Jul 26
"Dolly Parton's Christmas of Many Colors: Circle Of Love" has received an Emmy nomination in the "Television Movie" category.

Research Says Women Spend $750K on Appearance in Their Lifetime

Research Says Women Spend $750K on Appearance in Their Lifetime

Jul 26
American women spend nearly a quarter of a million dollars on their appearance in their lifetime, new research reveals.

LA Women's Theatre Fest Presents 'Defining Moments'
Los Angeles, CA

LA Women's Theatre Fest Presents 'Defining Moments'

Jul 25
For one very special night, the Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival (LAWTF) comes to Culver City for a unique performance on Sunday, July 30.

Margaret Cho Announces 'Fresh Off the Bloat' Tour

Margaret Cho Announces 'Fresh Off the Bloat' Tour

Jul 24
Five time Grammy- and Emmy-nominated comedian Margaret Cho is set to launch "Fresh Off the Bloat," which is sure to be her sickest stand-up comedy show to date this fall.

Maggie Keenan-Bolger and Rachel Sullivan Host Panel Discussion on Gender and Sexuality in Musicals

Maggie Keenan-Bolger and Rachel Sullivan Host Panel Discussion on Gender and Sexuality in Musicals

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 21
On Sunday, July 23, Honest Accomplice Theatre co-founders Maggie Keenan-Bolger and Rachel Sullivan will host a panel discussion about representations of gender and sexuality in musical theater.

For Many African Girls, Menstruation Means Humiliation

For Many African Girls, Menstruation Means Humiliation

By Rodney Muhumuza | Jul 20
Menstrual hygiene has emerged as a serious, and often emotional, subject in Africa, where some experts say governments must supply free sanitary pads to schoolgirls who often are at risk of dropping out because of embarrassment.

3 Kenya Men Sentenced to Death for Stripping, Abusing Woman

3 Kenya Men Sentenced to Death for Stripping, Abusing Woman

By Tom Odula | Jul 19
A Kenyan court on Wednesday sentenced three men to death for stripping naked and abusing a woman during a wave of attacks by mobs claiming that women were inappropriately dressed.

Five Killed in Salem Witch Hunt Remembered on 325th Anniversary

Five Killed in Salem Witch Hunt Remembered on 325th Anniversary

Jul 19
Five women hanged during the Salem witch trials in Massachusetts are being remembered on the 325th anniversary of their deaths.

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