Female Badminton Players Ordered To Wear Skirts Posted: 5 months ago by suebe
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.
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My Fault, I'm Female Posted: 1 year ago by 2manyusernames
"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."
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Study: Women see female president Posted: 4 years ago by AutumnLotus
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.
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Armed Brazilian club officials threaten players Posted: 2 years ago by nateebiinature
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.
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Women boxers to fight at 2012 Games Posted: 2 years ago by DAVEthefish
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.
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Badminton Team's Name Creates Problems {NSFW} Posted: 5 years ago by Wingnut
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.
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Lingerie Football League Puts Star Players on Probation for Wearing Too Much Posted: 2 years ago by cecilberman
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 wearing shoulder pads.
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Female Genital Mutilation Posted: 2 years ago by sharon22
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.
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Female circumcision a problem in Britain. Posted: 4 years ago by muppet
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.
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Female Genital Cutting: Affecting Young Girls in America Posted: 1 year ago by Bornbad
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.
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Swedish female prisoners demand bikinis Posted: 4 years ago by DrNothing
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.
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NASA’s Lost Female Astronauts Posted: 2 years ago by bingo
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.
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Not going to wear pants: Chubby girl's manifesto Posted: 2 years ago by lynxears
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...*
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Women through the ages Posted: 4 years ago by hypnotode
Three-minute video morphs between images from 500 years of female portraits in Western art. Hard to describe, but worth a look.
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Oestrogen boosts fat stores in woman Posted: 3 years ago by AutumnLotus
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.
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Teacher Admits Putting Hands Up Girls' Skirts Posted: 4 years ago by moe
Sigh...
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Michelle Obama - Superwoman Posted: 3 years ago by suebe
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.
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Women ride Vienna dancing horses after 436 years Posted: 3 years ago by smarty1052
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.
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