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 Female Badminton Players Ordered To Wear Skirts
Female Badminton Players Ordered To Wear Skirts
The Badminton World Federation has been searching for a way to drum up interest in female players before the 2012 Olympics. Its solution: Force women to play in skirts to create a more "attractive presentation." Amazingly, officials insist this isn't sexist. picked by suebe 6 months ago
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 My Fault, I'm Female
My Fault, I'm Female
"MFIF (My fault, I'm female) is a blog that shares stories of women who've been made to feel it's their fault that they are female at work, at home, or wherever. Basically it's FML, but with sexist bosses, stone age attitudes, pay gap stories, and plenty of ranting." picked by 2manyusernames 1 year ago
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 Study: Women see female president
Study: Women see female president
U.S. women expect there will be a female president before a member of a racial minority reaches the Oval Office, a new online poll shows. picked by AutumnLotus 4 years ago
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 Armed Brazilian club officials threaten players
Armed Brazilian club officials threaten players
Two armed officials of Brazilian second division club Portuguesa accompanied by bodyguards threatened the players after a defeat this week, sparking coach Rene Simoes' resignation on Wednesday. picked by nateebiinature 2 years ago
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 Women boxers to fight at 2012 Games
Women boxers to fight at 2012 Games
Women boxers will compete at the London 2012 Olympics, the International Olympic Committee has ruled.

They will compete at three weight divisions after the IOC's executive board ruled that boxing would no longer be a male-only event. picked by DAVEthefish 2 years ago
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 Lingerie Football League Puts Star Players on Probation for Wearing Too Much
Lingerie Football League Puts Star Players on Probation for Wearing Too Much
Mariam Mortaza, sister of the league founder, recently informed both players involved in a New Times photo shoot that they are now on probation. This is a league where "accidental nudity" clauses are written into every contract and the players are often covered in baby oil before team photo shoots. So what, exactly, did these women do to upset league executives? They were photographed w... read full post picked by cecilberman 2 years ago
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 Female Genital Mutilation
Female Genital Mutilation
Female genital mutilation (FGM) comprises all procedures that involve partial or total removal of the external female genitalia, or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons. picked by sharon22 2 years ago
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 Badminton Team's Name Creates Problems {NSFW}
Badminton Team's Name Creates Problems {NSFW}
When reading this story, it helps to know that a badminton birdie is also called a shuttlecock. This makes the story slightly less NSFW for raunchy language, but not by much. Consider yourself warned. picked by Wingnut 5 years ago
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 Female circumcision a problem in Britain.
Female circumcision a problem in Britain.
Female genital mutilation, commonly associated with parts of Africa and the Middle East, is becoming a growing problem in Britain despite efforts to stamp it out. picked by muppet 4 years ago
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 NASA’s Lost Female Astronauts
NASA’s Lost Female Astronauts
NASA introduced the idea of female astronauts much earlier than you might realize. After all, the Soviets had launched a female cosmonaut!

In the late 1950s, the United States government contemplated training women as astronauts, and newly released medical test results show that they were just as cool and tough as the men who went to the moon. picked by bingo 2 years ago
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 Not going to wear pants: Chubby girl's manifesto
Not going to wear pants: Chubby girl's manifesto
A self-called chubby girl who has dealt with negative self-image throughout her life — rejecting short skirts, shorts and skirts in general for all-concealing pants — has decided she will be strong, and not wear pants!

Support her pantlessness!

*really touched my heart; I might join the movement...* picked by lynxears 2 years ago
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 Female Genital Cutting: Affecting Young Girls in America
Female Genital Cutting: Affecting Young Girls in America
Female genital cutting (FGC) is a tradition that many assume to be affecting girls living only in Africa and Asia. But this rite of passage procedure is an all too familiar for many women living in the U.S. picked by Bornbad 1 year ago
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 Swedish female prisoners demand bikinis
Swedish female prisoners demand bikinis
Women at a prison outside Gothenburg have decided to fight for their right to a decent sun tan. Sweden's Justice Ombudsman has received a letter in which the women bemoan the fact that they are not permitted to wear bikinis. picked by DrNothing 4 years ago
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 Women through the ages
Women through the ages
Three-minute video morphs between images from 500 years of female portraits in Western art. Hard to describe, but worth a look. picked by hypnotode 4 years ago
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 Oestrogen boosts fat stores in woman
Oestrogen boosts fat stores in woman
The female sex hormone oestrogen may reduce a woman's ability to burn fat after eating, a review of research suggests.

The finding may explain why women store fat more efficiently than men. picked by AutumnLotus 3 years ago
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 Teacher Admits Putting Hands Up Girls' Skirts
Teacher Admits Putting Hands Up Girls' Skirts
Sigh... picked by moe 4 years ago
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 Michelle Obama - Superwoman
Michelle Obama - Superwoman
First Lady Michelle Obama is the new comic star of the red-hot Female Force series. And future comic will feature Caroline Kennedy. Check out the Village Voice's sneak peak at the Caroline comic. picked by suebe 3 years ago
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 Women ride Vienna dancing horses after 436 years
Women ride Vienna dancing horses after 436 years
An Austrian and a Briton have made history at Vienna's Spanish Riding School by becoming the first female riders to pass the entrance exam and trial period in 436 years. picked by smarty1052 3 years ago
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