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Disney is using AI to correct gender bias in its movies

When you break down classic Disney movies, they usually have very problematic undertones. I mean just look at Ariel, the red-headed mermaid, from The Little Mermaid who was more than willing to give up her voice for a man. Not to ...

Disney is using AI to correct gender bias in its movies

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Scientists avoid gender bias when they know they’re being tested for bias Enlarge (credit: Thomas Koehler | Getty Images) When it comes to gender, science suffers from what has been called a "leaky pipeline." In some fields, like biology, women make up the majority of the individuals entering graduate school in the field. But at each successive career stage—post-doctora...
04:00, 2019-08-28

12 white men sue San Francisco PD for racial, gender bias in promotions A dozen white, male police officers reportedly filed a lawsuit against the city of San Francisco Tuesday, alleging sex and racial bias in promoting police officers....
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AI female voice assistants reinforce gender bias - UN report Artificial intelligence voice assistants, such as Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri, are perpetuating and spreading gender stereotypes, says a new UN report. ...
01:00, 2019-05-22

Report: Female-sounding voice assistants fuel gender bias AI-powered voice assistants from Google, Amazon, Apple, and others could be perpetuating harmful gender biases, according to a recent UN report. The report, titled “I’d blush if I could” — Siri’s response to provocative queries or flirtatious statements — says the female helpers are often depicted a...
04:34, 2019-05-22

Girl, 9, sues renowned Berlin boys choir over gender bias A 9-year-old girl is suing a centuries-old Berlin boys choir, arguing that her bid to join was only rejected because of her gender, in a case that has sparked debate over equal rights versus artistic freedom....
22:00, 2019-08-16

Germany: Girl loses gender bias case against boys' choir The choir's right to artistic freedom is decisive, a Berlin court has ruled after the parents of a 9-year-old girl sued when she was rejected by the prestigious State and Cathedral choir....
17:34, 2019-08-16

Jury rejects St. Louis police officer’s gender bias lawsuit ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jurors have rejected a high-ranking St. Louis police officer’s claim that her colleague was promoted to deputy chief instead of her because of gender bias. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the jury ruled against Lt. Col. Rochelle Jones on Thursday. Her lawsuit alleged ...
19:34, 2019-06-14

Germany: Girl loses gender bias case against boys choir The choir's right to artistic freedom is decisive, a Berlin court has ruled after the parents of a 9-year-old girl sued when she was rejected by the prestigious State and Cathedral Choir....
04:00, 2019-08-17

Facial recognition must not introduce gender or racial bias, police told Benefits should be great enough to outweigh any public distrust, says ethics reportFacial recognition software should only be used by police if they can prove it will not introduce gender or racial bias to operations, an ethics panel has said.A report by the London policing ethics panel, which was s...
17:51, 2019-05-29

A third of the world's female entrepreneurs face gender bias from investors, HSBC claims In the U.K., 54% of women reported being subjected to bias from investors during funding rounds, with 46% of female entrepreneurs experiencing gender bias in the United States....
23:34, 2019-10-03

Female banker wins gender bias case after witch's hat left on desk Stacey Macken claimed she was paid significantly less than male colleague at BNP ParibasA City banker has won a gender discrimination case after alleging she was paid hundreds of thousands of pounds less than a male colleague and was the victim of a drunken prank that included leaving a witch’s hat ...
12:17, 2019-09-13

Are robots sexist? UN report shows gender bias in talking digital tech Why do most voice assistants have female names, and why do they have submissive personalities? The answer, says a new report released on Friday by UNESCO, the UN’s Education, Science and Culture agency, is that there are hardly any women working in the technical teams that develop these services and...
17:34, 2019-05-21

Disney has 60 movies in the works for the next decade — here they all are Lucasfilm Walt Disney Studios has released a list of scheduled movies through 2027. In addition to "Star Wars" movies and Marvel projects, Disney now has films from Fox. Disney acquired Fox film studios (20th Century Fox, Fox Searchlight Pictures, and Blue Sky Studios) in 2019. Walt Disney Stud...
01:17, 2019-06-20

The 40 most magical Disney movies of all time Disney characters like Snow White and Peter Pan transcend childhood wonderment. Ahead of "The Lion King," we identify the best Disney movies ever.        ...
20:00, 2019-07-19

These Movies and Shows Are Arriving on Disney Plus on Launch Day The content wars continue. Disney is set to kick off its Disney Plus streaming service November 12, which means that your experience watching Disney content on your favorite streaming service is about to get all mucked up. After all, Disney isn’t going to let content live on Netflix when it could in...
18:17, 2019-07-24

Disney+ won't have R-rated movies, but it might have director commentaries The D23 expo is going on this weekend, finally giving the under-appreciated underdogs at Disney a chance to dominate the news cycle for once, and the hot topic these days is the upcoming Disney+ streaming service. We’ve already talked about it at length in every other story this weekend (there’ll pr...
23:17, 2019-08-25

Disney+ docu-series will focus on the people behind its movies and parks Disney+ will have access to Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Fox's impressive film library, but it needs a wide variety of other content to compete with Netflix's endless scroll. The entertainment giant has dropped a clue at what we can expect to see with t......
14:51, 2019-08-23

Fox movies like Home Alone and Night At The Museum to get some kind of reboot for Disney+ Disney has finished absorbing Fox’s film assets into its giant, toothy mouth (we’re picturing something like Venom, if he wasn’t owned by Sony), which means it’s time for some of those film assets to start earning their keep. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Disney is already planning some kind ...
07:51, 2019-08-07

Disney, Sony strike deal to keep Spider-Man in Marvel movies Marvel Studios will continue to produce the Spider-Man Homecoming series, Sony Pictures Entertainment and Walt Disney Studios said on Friday, heading off fans' fears that the popular superhero would disappear from the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU)....
18:34, 2019-09-27

Tom Holland cried to keep Spider-Man in Marvel movies, Disney CEO Bob Iger jokes Tom Holland channeled his inner Spider-Man to save the day and keep the superhero in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Disney CEO Bob Iger says.        ...
02:34, 2019-10-07

Disney's Fox cancellation spree may end up saving us from some dire-sounding video game movies It’s been rough days at the recently assimilated 20th Century Fox movie studio of late, as new corporate overlord Bob Iger—apparently accustomed to box office receipts that are a bit more Avengers, and a bit less X-Men—blasted Disney’s newly schlorped-up subordinate for massively undershooting its e...
10:34, 2019-08-11

Disney animators still ask to see artwork from a legendary 'Cinderella' artist to inspire today's movies Disney Walt Disney's "Cinderella" turns 70 this year. The classic was recently re-released on Blu-ray and digital as part of the Disney signature collection. INSIDER spoke with the managing director of Disney's Animation Research Library, Mary Walsh, about the film's legacy and concept artist Mary...
01:00, 2019-07-02

Disney Plus price, release date, shows and movies coming to the streaming service Disney Plus is finally coming. The House of Mickey has been planning its rival streaming platform for years now, and we're now only months away from the launch of Disney's own offering.Few companies have quite the clout – or the finances – of Disney, and now the entertainment...
19:51, 2019-07-03

Disney finally loses something in 2019, with Sony regaining total control of the Spider-Man movies The world of superhero movies just got a lot less friendly: Not long after Spider-Man: Far From Home became the highest-grossing Sony film of all time, the studio has rejected a plan from Marvel Studios that would’ve made them co-producers on future Spider-Man movies, effectively kicking Disney out ...
23:17, 2019-08-20

Birthday Parties, Disney Movies and Kid-Friendly Red Carpets: Inside Angelina Jolie's New Single World Squint, and Angelina Jolie is back to her old life. She's shooting a movie on location, she's surrounded most of the time by her six kids, and she's celebrating another......
14:17, 2019-06-04

Correct Answer Every candidate on Thursday night’s Democratic debate stage indicated they’d support covering undocumented immigrants in their healthcare plans if elected president. Good!...
05:51, 2019-06-28

How to Correct Someone Without Being a Jerk As we’ve written before, sometimes the best way to argue with an asshole is to act like an asshole. But what about those milder disagreements, like when that guy at the gym spews bro-science about his routine or your mother-in-law insists that her political views—and hers alone—are correct?...
16:00, 2019-10-03

Watch All Your Movies In One Place With 'Movies Anywhere' Despite every digital retailers’ best efforts to be the singular platform of choice, most of us have our media purchases fractured across multiple accounts. Depending on how much you’ve purchased, it can be hard to remember where your individual movies and TV episodes live. “Did I buy John Wick on A...
04:51, 2019-07-02

What's the Correct Etiquette for Getting Off a Plane? Back in August 2018, two passengers on a Frontier Airlines flight exchanged threats, which eventually turned into a brawl, while disembarking their plane; according to witnesses, one passenger bumped into the other while trying to grab his bag from the overhead compartment bin, sparking the fight....
19:51, 2019-10-10

Don Jr.: There's 'nothing to correct' about my previous testimony Donald Trump Jr. said Wednesday before his closed-door interview with members of the Senate Intelligence Committee that there was “nothing to correct” about his previous testimony. The president’s eldest son didn’t comment further before walking into the Senate hearing room. Trump Jr.’s second appea...
16:34, 2019-06-12

With Iran, sometimes the logical explanation is the correct one Iran would like the world to think that the attacks on two tankers off its Gulf coast are shrouded in uncertainty. "Suspicious doesn't begin to describe what transpired this morning," said Iran's Foreign Minister Javid Zarif in his first tweet following the brazen high-seas assault on civilian shipp...
16:01, 2019-06-14

Gmail AI will automatically correct your spelling slip-ups Google Docs' AI corrections are spreading to Gmail. Google is rolling out a feature in G Suite that will autocorrect "common" spelling errors while you write Gmail messages. It won't catch every mistake, but it should save you the embarrassment of......
21:34, 2019-08-21

Trump Jr. says 'nothing to correct' after closed interview with Senate Committee Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump, appeared for a closed-door interview with the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday and then told reporters his responses were the same as during a 2017 appearance before the committee....
19:17, 2019-06-12

How hard would it be to correct the slope of Lord’s cricket ground? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsDuring the incredible Cricket World Cup final on Sunday, TV commentators repeatedly referred to the slope of the Lord’s ground. Why don’t they jus...
22:51, 2019-07-16

US forces Volkswagen to correct fuel economy on almost 100,000 vehicles The German multinational company are due to be pay $96.5 million (€87.6 million) for the error. VW admitted in 2015 that up to 11 million cars had been fitted with software designed to deceive emissions testers....
10:17, 2019-08-31

FaceTime will correct your fake eye contact through feature in iOS 13, report says Apple appears to be toying with its FaceTime feature to make video calls feel more personal, automatically adjusting eye contact.       ...
18:17, 2019-07-03

Learn Correct Terminology With the Disability Style Guide I have used the term “special needs” freely and often throughout my life. I have a brother with autism, and the phrase is pretty versatile and, I thought, inoffensive....
08:17, 2019-09-26

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00:34, 2019-06-08

Spain says has called on U.N. to correct "mistakes" in Catalonia report Spain's acting government spokeswoman on Friday called on the United Nations to correct "mistakes" made within a report by the international organization which called for the release of three jailed Catalan separatist leaders....
14:17, 2019-05-31

| Proteas women aim to correct mistakes, level T20 series Proteas women assistant coach Salieg Nackerdien believes they must back themselves to change a few aspects of their game to get back into the series....
19:51, 2019-05-21

Gmail will soon automatically correct your typos and grammar goof-ups Ever made a typo in an email so bad that your life flashed before your eyes as you sent it? Worry not, Google‘s making sure it doesn’t happen again with a new update for Gmail that’ll point out basic spellings and grammar mistakes as you type. The update, presently rolling out for G Suite users on w...
10:00, 2019-08-21

Stay in bed, Disney fans: Walt Disney World now offers discounted mid-day tickets Walt Disney World Resort announced a new cheaper ticket offering called the Mid-Day Magic Ticket, good for admission to the park after 12 p.m..       ...
22:34, 2019-08-19

Inside Disney's Animation Research Library, the repository for 100 years of Disney artwork In managing director Mary Walsh’s words, the Disney Animation Research Library is a massive repository “for all the original artwork that was created for both the short and feature length [Disney] animated films, from the 1920s stuff at the very beginning up until present day.” The ARL has long been...
22:00, 2019-07-18

Disney is working around the clock to prevent Disney+ streaming issues at launch Disney’s streaming service will launch in less than three months, but the closer we get, the more reasons we have to be excited about Netflix’s newest contender. Just recently, we learned that Disney+ cheapest subscription will support four simultaneous streams and 4K video playback at l...
02:17, 2019-08-27

Disney's bundle of Disney+, ESPN+ and ad-supported Hulu will cost $12.99 per month Disney is finally bundling its three streaming services and it's going to cost you $12.99 a month. On an earnings call Tuesday, CEO Bob Iger said that U.S. customers would be able to get Disney+, ESPN+ and ad-supported Hulu for under $15 a month....
02:00, 2019-08-07

Disney to bundle Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+ at popular Netflix price Walt Disney Co on Tuesday said it would offer a $13-per-month bundle of its three streaming services starting in November, a move to attract audiences who have embraced digital services such as Netflix Inc ....
03:51, 2019-08-07

Boy who spent Disney money to help Hurricane Dorian evacuees gets free Disney World trip Jermaine Bell used money he saved for Disney to help people fleeing Hurricane Dorian. Disney rewarded his grand gesture with a free trip.       ...
01:00, 2019-09-10

China says U.S. needs to correct wrong actions to continue trade talks The United States needs to correct its wrong actions if it wants to continue negotiations with China to end a damaging tariff war, China's Commerce Ministry said on Thursday, adding that talks should be based on mutual respect....
10:17, 2019-05-23

First female spacewalk is set, again. NASA says it sent the correct size spacesuit this time With two medium-size spacesuits now available, Christina Koch and Jessica Meir are scheduled to embark on their spacewalk Oct. 21, NASA said.        ...
16:34, 2019-10-07

Not Correct For Me To Select New Congress Chief: Rahul Gandhi In Letter As Rahul Gandhi stepped down as Congress chief, party sources indicated today that a new president will be chosen "within a week". Mr Gandhi told reporters that the party should choose a new president......
13:34, 2019-07-03

Disney will bundle Hulu, ESPN+ and Disney+ together for the same price as Netflix Disney CEO Bob Iger announced a new bundle offer that will include the company’s three main streaming services - ESPN+, Hulu and the upcoming Disney+ - all for the same price as a standard Netflix subscription ($12.99 per month in the US).Iger made the announcement during a call with investor...
04:51, 2019-08-07

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12:51, 2019-08-07

Disney+: Everything you need to know about Disney's ad-free streaming service launching on November 12 Disney Plus Disney+ is the on-demand, ad-free streaming service that Disney fans have been waiting for. Its release date is on November 12, 2019. The streaming service costs $6.99/month or $69.99/year after a seven-day free trial. Subscribers will be able to enjoy TV and series from Disney, Pixar...
18:34, 2019-09-30

Disney names new leadership for Disneyland and Walt Disney World The company sheds more light on its strategy, after announcing Catherine Powell's position as president of Disney Parks West will be eliminated....
22:17, 2019-09-25

Limited Disney deal drops the price of Disney+ to less than $4 per month Given the amount of content that’s going to be available on Disney+ and the fact that you get support for four simultaneous streams and 4K video on the cheapest plan, getting that $6.99 Disney+ subscription this November seems like a no-brainer. As it turns out, it’s an even better value...
17:00, 2019-08-27

Disney executives apparently worried Jojo Rabbit's anti-Nazi message is too edgy for Disney fans Thanks to the massive success of Thor: Ragnarok, Taika Waititi has become a beloved entity at Marvel, which recently signed the filmmaker to direct the follow-up, Thor: Love And Thunder. Waititi’s next film, however, has reportedly become something of an emblem for parent company Disney’s rocky acqu...
02:17, 2019-08-14

Former Disney star Jordan Pruitt files sexual abuse suit against Disney and longtime Nashville producer Jordan Pruitt, a former Disney star and contestant on “The Voice” has filed a lawsuit alleging her former manager, Keith Thomas, of sexually abusing her when she was just 14 years old....
02:51, 2019-09-04

Disney workers can enroll at a Florida college, and Disney will pay for it Disney will pick up the tab for workers who attend the University of Central Florida. The program is called Disney Aspire. It covers 100% of tuition upfront, and it reimburses application fees, books and course materials....
22:17, 2019-05-24

Disney Has Reshaped the Movie Industry. Will Disney+ Do the Same for Television? The Walt Disney Company reminds me a bit of the Blob, absorbing every profitable, halfway wholesome entertainment brand—ABC, Marvel, Pixar, Lucasfilm, most of ESPN and, earlier this year, all of 21st Century Fox—that crosses its path on a journey to world domination. And never has the me...
23:17, 2019-08-29

Disney's streaming bundle: Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu for $12.99 On their quarterly earnings call, Disney execs confirmed a pricetag for the bundled streaming offer they'd teased while announcing Disney+. While that service will cost $7.99 per month on its own, this push to bring cord cutters back into their fold......
06:51, 2019-08-07

'Nothing to correct': Donald Trump Jr. returns to Senate panel to testify about Russia probe Donald Trump Jr. began testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, where he is expected to be asked about aborted plan to build a Trump Tower in Moscow....
19:00, 2019-06-12

Schiff says inspector general correct in deciding whistleblower complaint was urgent, credible The U.S. intelligence community's inspector general was correct in deciding a whistleblower complaint against President Donald Trump was urgent and credible, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said in a statement on Friday....
03:51, 2019-10-05

Parents told to ditch euphemisms and use correct terms for body parts around their children Parents have been told to stop using words such as "bits," "front bottom," "flower," and "tuppence" with their daughters and instead use the correct terms for body parts....
08:34, 2019-09-06

Disney reveals where you can stream its Disney+ service Disney today revealed more about its upcoming streaming service, Disney+. Specifically, we now know which devices the service will be on, and to which countries it’ll be rolling out at launch. Disney revealed the new streaming service would be rolling out to Canada and the Netherlands on November 12...
04:00, 2019-08-20

China calls on Germany to correct 'mistakes' over asylum for Hong Kong independence activists China has made "solemn representations" to Germany after it granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges in the Chinese-ruled city, demanding it correct its "mistakes", state news agency Xinhua reported on Saturday....
17:51, 2019-05-25

Disney Plus UK: why no launch date, Disney? The launch of Disney Plus UK still eludes us, despite a release date having been confirmed for the upcoming Disney Plus streaming service – launching on November 12 in the US, Canada and the Netherlands, with a November 19 launch in New Zealand and Australia. For those of us stuck living on O...
21:17, 2019-10-10

For Disney, it's all about 'quality over quantity' with Disney+ The Disney+ Showcase at the D23 Expo started with a live performance from the cast of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series. And that wasn't just about getting the crowd fired up. For Disney, it was an opportunity to give its biggest fans a ta......
18:34, 2019-08-25

Disney and Target announce 25 Disney shops coming to Target stores in October, new website The Walt Disney Company and Target announced Sunday that they are teaming up and unveiled plans to open 25 Disney stores inside of Target stores.       ...
00:17, 2019-08-26

Fed's Daly says her 'bias' is to run hot U.S. economy San Francisco Federal Reserve President Mary Daly on Thursday signaled support for continued U.S. monetary policy accommodation, saying she believes the benefits of running a "hot" economy currently outweigh the potential costs....
11:00, 2019-08-29

A.I. has a bias problem and that can be a big challenge in cybersecurity Aarti Borkar from IBM Security says artificial intelligence bias can exist at three levels: the program, the data and the people who design those AI systems....
09:17, 2019-07-17

AI model exposes Hollywood’s bias against actresses While the technology world and the US political institution grapple with how to deal with incumbent gender discrimination, Hollywood’s seemingly gotten a pass on the matter. But a new study out of London indicates Tinsel Town may be just as bad as Silicon Valley and the US Senate. Researchers from Q...
09:34, 2019-06-07

Media bias is OK – if it's honest | Nathan Robinson Conservatives are more open to leftwing arguments when they come from people who don’t pretend to be perfectly objectiveMost people distrust the media, and most people are right. It’s healthy to question what you’re being told – that’s the mark of an intelligent and independent populace. And the med...
01:00, 2019-09-11

12 white men sue San Francisco police for race, sex bias SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twelve white male San Francisco police officers are suing the city, saying they were passed over for promotions because of their race and gender. The San Francisco Chronicle reports Wednesday that the lawsuit, which was filed Tuesday in federal court, is the latest round in a lo...
02:34, 2019-06-13

How should big tech police content while avoiding bias? "There's a thin line between disgusting and offensive speech, and political speech you just don't like," said professor Jerry Ellig.       ...
04:00, 2019-08-29

San Francisco employs AI to reduce racial bias San Francisco prosecutors are turning to artificial intelligence to reduce racial bias in the courts. They are adopting a system that strips certain identifying details from police reports and leaves only key facts to govern charging decisions. (June 12)       ...
04:34, 2019-06-13

| Trump revives political bias accusations against Google US President Donald Trump has revived his criticism of Google, referencing a fired engineer who claimed the internet giant was working against his re-election....
21:51, 2019-08-07

This feminist chatbot challenges AI bias in voice assistants The Feminist Internet, a non-profit working to prevent biases creeping into AI, has created F’xa — a feminist voice assistant that teaches users about AI bias and suggests how they can avoid reinforcing harmful stereotypes. Judging by a recent UNESCO report, it’s not a moment too soon. In the report...
04:17, 2019-06-05

Bias Against Female Lab Animals Is Messing Up Scientific Research Gender discrimination in science doesn’t just affect women scientists. It also skews the results of animal research, as a new paper out this week describes. Animals used in experiments are still overwhelmingly male, thanks to outdated stereotypes that hormones like estrogen can distort an experiment...
19:00, 2019-05-31

John Oliver: bias in medical care is a 'discussion that we need to have' The Last Week Tonight host examined medical bias, from dismissing women’s pain to the black maternal mortality crisisOn Last Week Tonight, John Oliver argued for an honest discussion around gender and racial bias in medical care, noting that “if you are a woman and/or a person of color in the US, yo...
21:00, 2019-08-19

FBI kept using Steele dossier for FISA renewals despite ‘extreme bias’ The FBI formally documented the apparent anti-Trump bias of British ex-spy Christopher Steele shortly after the November 2016 presidential election — yet despite the red flags, continued to use his unverified dossier in multiple Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) court warrant applic...
17:17, 2019-08-09

Workplace bias: 1-in-5 managers won’t hire pro-Trump workers American workers who like President Trump face sweeping bias against them, with some managers refusing to hire his supporters and those already employed facing discrimination and mockery, according to a new study....
01:34, 2019-08-20

San Francisco prosecutors turn to AI to reduce racial bias SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a first-of-its kind experiment, San Francisco prosecutors are turning to artificial intelligence to reduce racial bias in the courts, adopting a system that strips certain identifying details from police reports and leaves only key facts to govern charging decisions. District...
21:51, 2019-06-12

RGB, Dimmable, Bluetooth, Eight Dollars: TV Bias Lights Have Come a Long Way. Just a few years ago, when TV bias lights first came onto our radar, you were lucky to find a strip for $20. And that strip would require you to push a physical button on the strip, or at the very least, keep track of a remote. Oh, and the lights were white. Don’t like it? Too bad.Read more......
20:51, 2019-08-13

Confirmation Bias review: how the Republicans took the supreme court The New York Times’ chief reporter in Washington has produced an indispensable guide to an epochal shift in US politicsConfirmation Bias lifts the curtain on Republican efforts to make the federal bench a black-robed adjunct. When it comes to the judiciary, the GOP is portrayed as disciplined and re...
14:17, 2019-06-30

AI bias: How tech determines if you land job, get a loan or end up in jail AI helps determine whether you qualify for a loan or get to be considered for a job. How can it be fair when human bias gets programmed in?       ...
08:00, 2019-10-03

DOE official who sued Carranza for ‘white bias’ gets promotion — in Westchester One of three women who sued NYC Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza last month, charging he is biased against whites, has finally received a promotion — in Westchester County. Laura Feijoo was hired as superintendent of New Rochelle schools, it was announced Friday. Under ex-Chancellor Carmen ...
05:00, 2019-06-29

Electoral map bias may worsen as U.S. gerrymandering battle shifts to states The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that federal judges have no power to police partisan gerrymandering - the practice of manipulating electoral district boundaries for political gain - likely will embolden politicians to pursue more extreme efforts free from the fear of judicial interference, experts s...
13:51, 2019-06-29

Philadelphia DA Accuses Judge of Bias, Says Meek Mill Should Get New Trial Meek Mill’s legal woes have not only been lengthy, but have provided a textbook example of just how deeply flawed our criminal justice system is. But after years of bad news, the Maybach Music signee might finally be seeing the light at the end of the tunnel....
18:51, 2019-05-23

Sports Media's Bias Against Men Doesn't Prevent Ed Werder From Getting His Old Job Back Remember last year when Ed Werder, who was laid off from ESPN in 2017, went on a Twitter rant about how people who encouraged women to apply for jobs in sports were “disqualifying” men from getting those jobs? Remember when he pretended that there wasn’t a massive gender imbalance in sports media in...
23:17, 2019-08-12

An independent report on Facebook’s alleged liberal bias tells us nothing Conservatives have long lamented that Facebook has a liberal, or anti-conservative, bias. Since the 2016 election, the company has been grilled on the issue by the White House more than once. In an attempt to clear the air, Facebook enlisted an indep......
00:51, 2019-08-21

What Facebook's study of alleged anti-conservative bias found Facebook released the results of a year-long, independent investigation of the company's alleged anti-conservative bias on Tuesday. Although Facebook has made some progress in eliminating anti-conservative bias, the company still has work left to do, the investigators say....
18:00, 2019-08-21

Make Your TV Look Better With a Deal On Luminoodle's True White Bias Lights HDTV bias lights are nothing new to our readers, but with 6500K true white LEDs that promise to minimize eye strain and look professional, Luminoodle is one of the most polished option out there....
16:00, 2019-09-05

APNewsBreak: Man 'mad as hell' Kansas shuts racial bias case A black man who was detained by police while moving into his home said Wednesday that Kansas regulators investigated his racial bias complaint and closed the case with no further action....
03:17, 2019-06-20

End the scandalous male data bias that determines women's health We know that men and women respond differently to drugs, yet data bias is still affecting women's health, says Invisible Women book author Caroline Criado-Perez...
02:34, 2019-06-13

Elizabeth Warren wants answers from federal agencies about algorithmic bias Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren wants federal agencies to answer questions about algorithmic bias in fintech and financial lending.Read More...
00:51, 2019-06-13

Rep. Hunter tells judge corruption case is political bias SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge in San Diego is scheduled to consider a motion to toss out a corruption case against U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter. Lawyers for the Republican congressman from California contend the charges are politically motivated. Hunter and his wife were charged last year with illegal...
07:01, 2019-07-01

APNewsBreak: Man ‘mad as hell’ Kansas shuts racial bias case WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A black man who was detained by police while moving into his home says that Kansas regulators investigated his racial bias complaint and closed the case with no further action. Karle Robinson told The Associated Press on Wednesday that he was “mad as hell” when he go...
00:00, 2019-06-20

This game reveals the hidden racial bias of dating app algorithms It should be no surprise that racial bias factors into swiping matches on dating apps, like Tinder — but algorithms used by these apps may also reinforce prejudice. This is why developer, Ben Berman, and designer, Miguel Perez created MonsterMatch, a game that simulates a dating app while exposing t...
16:51, 2019-05-29

Facebook's anti-conservative bias audit sparks backlash A Facebook audit which found the company needs to do "significant work" to satisfy the concerns of conservatives has prompted a backlash from conservatives and liberals alike....
07:34, 2019-08-21

San Francisco to harness AI to reduce racial bias when charging people with crimes San Francisco prosecutors will use artificial intelligence to reduce racial bias in the courts, becoming the first city to conduct this type of experiment using a "bias mitigation tool."...
20:17, 2019-06-13

Unilever staff took part in DNA experiment to tackle unconscious bias – here's what they found out Consumer goods giant Unilever has taken the unusual step of having some of its marketing staff read their own DNA profiles to see whether finding out about their heritage has an impact on their unconscious biases....
01:34, 2019-06-17

De Blasio defends Carranza against ‘outrageous’ anti-white bias lawsuit Mayor Bill de Blasio defended Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza, calling allegations in a $90 million lawsuit that he demoted white Department of Education officials in favor of less-qualified colleagues of color “outrageous.” “I think that’s ridiculous and outrageous and false,&...
00:51, 2019-06-01

Harvard cleared of racial bias against Asian Americans in court decision Judge rejects challenge accusing undergraduate admissions program of discrimination against Asian American applicantsA federal judge ruled that Harvard University’s undergraduate admissions program is constitutional, rejecting a challenge accusing the school of discrimination against Asian American ...
03:00, 2019-10-02

Ted Cruz exploded over Fox News' pro-Trump bias in 2016, new book claims Rival for Republican presidential nomination believed Trump was actively helped by TV channel, American Carnage author writesTed Cruz, the hardline Texan who fought an ugly battle with Donald Trump for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, was convinced the real-estate tycoon was actively ass...
11:34, 2019-07-09

With New Investigation at Duke and U.N.C., Education Dept. Hunts for Anti-Israel Bias The Education Department is investigating a Middle East studies program run by Duke University and the University of North Carolina, citing, among other issues, how Judaism is discussed in the curriculum....
21:00, 2019-09-19

U.S. Supreme Court to hear Comcast appeal in racial bias suit The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a bid by cable operator Comcast Corp to throw out racial bias claims accusing the company of discriminating against black-owned television channels....
16:34, 2019-06-10

To Avoid Bias, Prosecutors Try Hiding a Suspect’s Race When Filing Charges Prosecutors in San Francisco, concerned about the disproportionate number of African-Americans in jail, are trying to reduce the potential role of race in charging decisions....
21:51, 2019-06-12

Matt Gaetz: Mueller hearing will reveal 'oceans of bias,' but no collusion Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's upcoming hearing on Capitol Hill will reveal multiple instances of bias but no collusion between President Trump and Russia, according to Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla....
06:17, 2019-07-02

Report: Google News Does Not Have an Anti-Conservative Bias So Much as a Pro-Credible Source One It’s pretty much conservative dogma at this point: Silicon Valley is secretly discriminating against Republicans and conspiring to push left-wing propaganda on everyone! Donald Trump throws out unsubstantiated bile on the topic left and right, while Republicans in Congress and right-wing media parro...
03:51, 2019-06-10

Warren won't support Sanders’ Washington Post-Amazon bias claims Sen. Elizabeth Warren won't support Sen. Bernie Sanders' recent claim that The Washington Post is biased against him because of his criticism of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos....
13:00, 2019-08-16

Executive sued by Robert De Niro claims sex bias in counter suit Hollywood star’s former employee Graham Chase Robinson alleges discrimination and harassment against actorThe former executive sued by Robert De Niro’s production company for alleged embezzlement has filed a counter suit, claiming that she was a “casualty” of “gender discrimination in the workplace”...
22:34, 2019-10-03

Renault protested by Racing Point for alleged F1 brake bias breach Racing Point has protested Renault after the Japanese Grand Prix for an alleged breach of Formula 1's sporting and technical regulations and the FIA's International Sporting Code....
17:51, 2019-10-13

FBI kept using Steele dossier for FISA applications despite documenting ex-spy's bias, documents show The FBI formally documented the anti-Trump bias of British ex-spy Christopher Steele shortly after the November 2016 presidential election -- yet despite the red flags, continued to use his unverified dossier in multiple Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) court warrant application renewals...
05:34, 2019-08-09

Broker Rule to Require Bias Disclosures; Effect on Pay Practices Unclear Investors will soon learn more about conflicts of interest that can bias investment advice under a new SEC regulatory action. Less clear is whether it would disrupt how brokers are paid....
15:51, 2019-06-04

As Cameras Track Detroit’s Residents, a Debate Ensues Over Racial Bias Studies have shown that facial recognition software can return more false matches for African-Americans than for white people, a sign of what experts call “algorithmic bias.”...
22:17, 2019-07-08

Judge rules lawsuit accusing Google of bias against conservatives can proceed A judge has ruled that a class-action lawsuit filed by two former Google employees claiming discrimination on the basis of gender, race and political bias can move forward, and an attorney representing the plaintiffs told "Fox & Friends" hosts that Google has been making every effort to impede the c...
18:17, 2019-06-10

Media ‘unhinged’ over shootings, ‘unprecedented levels of left-wing bias’ Liberal media outlets have become “unhinged” over the mass slayings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, with the left-wing bias reaching “unprecedented levels,” according to critics of the coverage....
09:34, 2019-08-08

New Labor Dept. rule would exempt 'religious' contractors from bias claims The U.S. Department of Labor proposed a new rule Wednesday that would allow federal contractors that "exercise religion" to exempt themselves from accusations of bias in their hiring practices....
00:51, 2019-08-15

Landmark US case to expose rampant racial bias behind the death penalty Top capital lawyers head to North Carolina as judges consider the cases of four inmates who faced ‘bleached’ juriesThe dark secret of America’s death penalty – the blatant and intentional racial bias that infects the system, distorting juries and throwing inordinate numbers of African Americans on t...
08:17, 2019-08-26

Harris’ bill seeks to address racial bias in maternal care WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris is offering a new bill to address racial disparities in maternal health care, one of several plans by 2020 presidential candidates on the issue. The California Democrat’s bill would create some $150 million in grant programs to medical schools and stat...
11:51, 2019-05-22

Citing racial bias, U.S. high court tosses black man's murder conviction The U.S. Supreme Court, confronting racial bias in the American criminal justice system, on Friday threw out a black Mississippi death row inmate's conviction in his sixth trial for a 1996 quadruple murder conviction, finding that a prosecutor unlawfully blocked black potential jurors....
20:17, 2019-06-21

With New Investigation at Duke and U.N.C., Feds Hunt Anti-Israel Bias in Higher Education The Education Department is investigating a Middle East studies program run by Duke and the University of North Carolina, citing, among other issues, how Judaism is discussed....
00:34, 2019-09-20

Supreme Court rules for black death row inmate over prosecutor’s racial bias WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court Thursday reversed the conviction of a Mississippi death row inmate who said the state prosecutor repeatedly kicked black people off the jury each time he was tried for the same murders. “Equal justice under law requires a criminal trial free of racial discri...
03:17, 2019-06-22

Supreme Court dismisses Curtis Flowers conviction over Mississippi jury bias The U.S. Supreme Court overturned the conviction and death sentence of a Mississippi killer Friday because it determined the prosecutor had a history of racial bias in selecting juries....
21:00, 2019-06-21

‘SNL’ hired Shane Gillis to address charges of anti-conservative bias, report says Until it swiftly backfired, the recent hiring of comedian Shane Gillis was an attempt by “Saturday Night Live” to address criticism that the show was biased against conservatives, according to a report....
11:34, 2019-09-19

Google's anti-Trump bias calls attention to its questionable ties to China Google is getting bad press for doing business in China, and it’s only getting worse. The widespread perception that Google is anti-Trump and anti-conservative is further fueling its China problems in Washington....
05:17, 2019-08-07

UPDATE 1-U.S. Supreme Court to hear Comcast appeal in racial bias suit The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a bid by cable operator Comcast Corp to throw out racial bias claims accusing the company of discriminating against black-owned television channels....
16:34, 2019-06-10

White House Launches Survey Looking for Tech Industry Anti-Conservative Bias SAN FRANCISCO — On the heels of President Donald Trump’s repeated assertions claiming anti-conservative bias by tech companies, the White House has launched an online form asking people to share their experiences if they think political partisanship has led them to be silenced by social ...
16:17, 2019-05-21

Salesforce's Einstein Analytics product for financial services and new tools to combat AI bias Salesforce's Allison Witherspoon spoke with TechRepublic about the new industry-specific Einstein Analytics products and the new Trailhead modules designed to help developers tackle bias in AI....
22:17, 2019-06-14

University of Illinois sued for allegedly chilling speech with 'bias response team' Speech First, a First Amendment advocacy group, sued the University of Illinois on Wednesday, claiming that it suppressed political advocacy and instituted a "bias response" regime that chilled students' willingness to express their opinions....
18:00, 2019-05-30

Lionel Messi accuses referee of Brazil bias after Copa América defeat • Argentina captain complained of ‘crazy officiating’ after 2-0 loss• Player stated ‘referee was on their side in every dispute’Lionel Messi accused the referee of bias after Argentina crashed out of the Copa América with a 2-0 semi-final loss to Brazil.The Argentina captain felt a number of decisio...
10:51, 2019-07-03

Richard Carranza joins anti-bias rally amid controversy over trainings Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza showed he isn’t backing down from his support of a controversial anti-bias training campaign — as he addressed a rally Thursday that touted the $23 million program. “What an honor it is for all of us to work toward the betterment for all of our c...
02:17, 2019-06-07

Trump invites far-right internet figures to discuss bias at ‘social media summit’ Attending Thursday’s event will be Project Veritas founder James O’Keefe, and activists Bill Mitchell and Charlie Kirk, but no social mediaThe White House has invited a number of social media pundits and Republican lawmakers to discuss “opportunities and challenges” of the internet – but critics say...
11:00, 2019-07-11

Member accuses famously liberal Park Slope Food Coop of bias A longtime member of the famously liberal Park Slope Food Coop says he’s been discarded like so much wilted kale — accused of being an “angry black man” by the store. Reginald Ferguson, 49, a real estate agent from Carroll Gardens, says the store slapped him with an 18-month suspension — prohibiting...
01:51, 2019-09-29

$90M lawsuit aims to nail Carranza for false denials of anti-white bias Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s denials of anti-white bias at the Department of Education will be “proven to be lies,” said the lawyer representing three executives in a $90 million suit. “I’m not surprised that he denied it,” Davida Perry said Thursday in a press briefing formally announcing ...
08:51, 2019-05-31

Supreme Court to hear Comcast appeal in Byron Allen racial bias suit The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear cable television operator Comcast Corp's bid to throw out comedian and producer Byron Allen's racial bias lawsuit accusing the company of discriminating against black-owned channels....
20:34, 2019-06-10

Salesforce talks about its Einstein Analytics product for financial services and new tools to combat AI bias Salesforce's Allison Witherspoon spoke with TechRepublic about the new industry-specific Einstein Analytics products and the new Trailhead modules designed to help developers tackle bias in AI....
00:34, 2019-06-15

Proud Boys rally for free speech, protest bias in social media in Washington D.C. An extremist group with ties to white nationalism attracted about 250 supports to its Demand Free Speech rally Saturday in protest of anti-conservative bias on social media....
23:00, 2019-07-06

Facebook makes small tweaks after anti-conservative-bias report. They’re unlikely to make the issue go away. Facebook has faced repeated criticism from conservatives that it is biased against them. It released an interim report Tuesday with its first findings on the topic....
00:17, 2019-08-21

Mothers Of Rohit Vemula, Payal Tadvi Move Court Over Campus Caste Bias Mothers of Payal Tadvi and Rohith Vemula who had committed suicide over alleged caste discrimination, have moved a petition in the Supreme Court seeking directions for strict measures to end caste......
22:34, 2019-08-28

Saving Black Mothers: New California Law Requires Bias Training for Doctors, Medical Providers Bringing new life into the world can be a perilous journey for any woman, but especially for black women, who, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, are at least 3 times more likely to die of a pregnancy-related death than white women....
13:00, 2019-10-10

White House Social Media Summit promises to be a carnival of conservative bias victimhood The White House Social Media summit is shaping up to be a carnival of right-wing extremists and conspiracy theorists who believe they are victims of bias.Read More...
13:17, 2019-07-09

Supreme Court orders new trial in murder case that raised questions of racial bias Justices throw out the most recent conviction of Curtis Flowers, who has been tried an extraordinary six times for a 1996 quadruple murder in Mississippi....
17:51, 2019-06-21

John Oliver enlists Wanda Sykes and Larry David to kvetch about medical bias Sunday’s Last Week Tonight took on racial and gender bias in medicine, something host John Oliver noted he, a a white male, was pretty unlikely to experience. For one thing, Oliver is, as he put it, the human equivalent of a cider donut, in that he is “pale, filled with cake, and found at every farm...
13:00, 2019-08-19

Chirlane McCray accused of ‘anti-Catholic bias’ over Mother Cabrini statue snub After Chirlane McCray enraged the faithful by ignoring the public’s top choice for her women’s statue program — Mother Frances Cabrini, the patron saint of immigrants — the Brooklyn Diocese has launched a campaign to build its own monument to her....
00:00, 2019-10-06

Peru's economy minister sees 2019 growth despite 'downward bias' amid political crisis Peru's new economy minister said on Wednesday she saw economic growth for this year at 3% but warned of a "downward bias" due to the global slowdown and a local political crisis in which the president dissolved Congress late last month....
02:51, 2019-10-10

UPDATE 2-U.S. Supreme Court to hear Comcast appeal in Byron Allen racial bias suit The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear cable television operator Comcast Corp's bid to throw out comedian and producer Byron Allen's racial bias lawsuit accusing the company of discriminating against black-owned channels....
18:34, 2019-06-10

Federal Judge Rules New Evidence of Race and Partisan Bias in Citizenship Question Issue Deserves a 2nd Look A federal judge in Maryland on Wednesday ruled there is enough new evidence to suggest the need to reconsider whether the Trump administration conspired to disenfranchise minorities and Democrats when it moved to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census....
07:17, 2019-06-20

WH to release document showing intel community watchdog found whistleblower had 'political bias,' official says The White House is working as quickly as it can to release to Congress a whistleblower complaint involving President Trump's conversations with the leader of Ukraine, as long as it's legally possible, a senior administration official told Fox News late Tuesday -- hours after House Speaker Nancy Pelo...
13:00, 2019-09-25

Carlos Ghosn's wife says Nissan trial shows 'dark side' of Japan, bias against foreigners Carole Ghosn, the wife of embattled former Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn, said the upcoming criminal trial in Japan against her husband shows a "dark side" of the nation and bias against foreign executives....
01:00, 2019-09-27

Ukraine call whistleblower showed 'political bias,' favored Trump's 'rival' candidate: memo The intelligence community inspector general found that the whistleblower who leveled explosive allegations against President Trump concerning his phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky showed indications of “political bias” and was “in favor of a rival political candidate,” a new do...
18:00, 2019-09-25

Trump accuses social media companies of ‘terrible bias’ at White House summit decried by critics President Trump’s planned social media summit on Thursday sparked widespread backlash even before it began, with critics blasting the White House for convening its most controversial online allies for a political rally aimed at the 2020 election....
00:00, 2019-07-12

John Oliver, Larry David and Wanda Sykes Give Medical Bias the Last Week Tonight Treatment John Oliver, Wanda Sykes, and Larry David teamed up to help fight reported bias in medical care on Sunday night’s Last Week Tonight. According to Oliver, several studies have shown that bias among doctors leads to a “woman-shaped blind spot in medicine.” For example, researchers fo...
14:34, 2019-08-19

Whodunit? As Feds Scan DMV Records Using Facial Recognition Software and More Cities Use the Technology, Racial Bias Could Be a Problem When you go to your local DMV office and stand in front of the camera to take as decent a photo as possible, you probably aren’t thinking about the possibility that said photo will come up in a facial-recognition search used by government agencies. If this is a concern you never had before, you shou...
03:00, 2019-07-10

Guardian's gender pay gap falls to 4.9% Difference in median hourly pay between women and men in editorial is 5.9%Guardian News & Media’s gender pay gap has fallen to 4.9% – calculated by median hourly pay – from 8.4% a year ago, according to figures released by the company on Tuesday.Women working in editorial at GNM earned 5.9% less an ...
17:01, 2019-07-02

How to Use Gender-Neutral Pronouns Merriam-Webster officially added the singular non-binary “they” to their dictionary this year, signaling a major shift in how we view and accept gender-neutral pronouns and putting the kibosh on people who refuse to use they/them because it’s “grammatically incorrect.” If you’re still not used to th...
21:51, 2019-09-24

UK bans gender stereotypes in ads A ban has come into force prohibiting commercials that reinforce gender prejudices. A prominent German feminist told DW that Germany is dragging its heels on the problem....
19:00, 2019-06-14

Five anchors sue NY1 for age and gender discrimination Five anchorwomen and reporters at NY1 say that the local news channel systematically shoved them aside to make room for younger faces while celebrating the long tenure of male anchors like venerable morning man Pat Kiernan. Roma Torre, Kristen Shaughnessy, Jeanine Ramirez, Vivian Lee and Amanda Fari...
17:00, 2019-06-19

Into the gender culture fray New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is actually more unpopular in his own city than President Trump, now endorses the use of public funds for gender reassignment surgeries....
01:34, 2019-07-06

Computer Science's Gender Gap Will Take More Than A Century To Fix The gender gap in computer science research won’t reach equality for more than a century, according to new research released Friday that showed computer science isn’t just lagging behind, it’s also going in the wrong direction.Read more......
00:51, 2019-06-22

Sexist ads banned over gender stereotypes An advertisement juxtaposing male astronauts with a woman sitting by a stroller, and another depicting two hapless dads, are the first casualties of a British ban on gender stereotypes in advertising....
20:00, 2019-08-14

Test performance, gender, and temperature (credit: Nest) As we move from a season marked by unstoppable heating units and into one dominated by aggressive air conditioning. Figuring out how to optimize the thermostat involves a balancing of individual comfort and energy efficiency. But a new study suggests that there's an additional facto...
15:34, 2019-05-27

Changing gender is easier than ever in NYC schools City kids can now change their gender status on school records without any legal documentation — and play for the sports teams of their preference, the Department of Education announced Friday. With parental permission, students can alter their genders, change their names and join sports teams...
02:00, 2019-06-29

Which US State has narrowed the STEM gender gap the most? While the STEM gender gap is slowly narrowing in parts of the country, women still face an uphill battle to achieve equality in some states. So where should you go to get the best deal?...
21:51, 2019-08-09

Revealed: the $731,003 gender pay gap in US World Cup bonuses The US women’s team have earned $90,000 in bonuses for reaching the World Cup quarter-finals, a sum that would be six times higher were they entitled to the same bonus structure as their men’s counterparts Continue reading......
10:34, 2019-06-28

When Dictionaries Wade Into the Gender (Non)Binary Merriam-Webster announced an additional definition for “they”: a third-person, singular pronoun for nonbinary people. And Oxford has been criticized for its entry under “woman.”...
12:34, 2019-09-20

Gender pay gap is wider among those with a bachelor’s degree A college degree can provide many benefits, but an equal playing field apparently isn’t one of them. Women with a bachelor’s degree earn 74 cents for every dollar their male counterparts make, according to a recent analysis released by the US Census Bureau. For workers without a bachelor’s degree, t...
03:17, 2019-06-07

Gender equality must be at the core of 'Health for All' On this International Women's Day, we imagine a world where every woman and girl has access to quality and affordable health care, a world in which women and girls can freely exercise their sexual and reproductive health rights, and one where all women and girls are treated and respected as equals. ...
17:34, 2019-05-21

Here’s how I’d keep the moon landing ‘gender neutral’ The other day I wrote about my support for purging the word “man” out of the English language when it had to do with anything good. In case I was too subtle, that column was what I call “sartire” — my special blend of sarcasm and satire that comes out of my computer whenever I......
09:17, 2019-07-25

The best movies of 1999 Back in the spring, author and journalist Brian Raftery amplified an increasingly popular opinion of contemporary film culture. As the title of his book teases, Best. Movie. Year. Ever.: How 1999 Blew Up The Big Screen entertains the possibility that cinema—or at least American cinema—may have peake...
18:00, 2019-08-06

The 10 Best Movies of the Year So Far Ah, midyear, the point at which we’re well past the typical January-to-February slump of unexciting releases—though there are always exceptions—and right at the cusp of the summer blockbuster season. Though it’s true that many of the studios save their big prestige movies for...
17:34, 2019-05-22

The best 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray movies Update: The fantastic Captain Marvel has now arrived on 4K Ultra HD and it's one fantastic movie packed with action, some awesome Marvel Easter Eggs and a great performance from Brie Larson as, probably, the strongest being in the whole universe.The best 4K Ultra-HD Blu-ray movies can give you ...
16:00, 2019-08-27

Sperm separation method may allow gender selection in IVF Technique is based on differences in movement of sperm with X chromosome and Y chromosomeA new sperm separation technique may one day allow prospective parents undergoing IVF to choose whether they have a boy or a girl before fertilisation takes place, researchers say.Scientists in Japan have report...
01:17, 2019-08-14

New hires drive gender pay gap in de Blasio administration Mayor Bill de Blasio’s decision to splurge on the salaries of his controversial schools chancellor and new public-housing chairman isn’t just costing taxpayers — it’s also led to a glaring gender pay gap at the top of his administration, records reveal. Although women make up half of City Hall’s 10 ...
03:17, 2019-07-08

In an All-Gender Cabin, Summer Campers ‘Don’t Have to Hide’ For gender-nonconforming campers, a new all-gender cabin at Camp Tawonga was a rare respite from the outside world, where bullying and the feeling of not fitting in can make growing up difficult....
23:17, 2019-08-22

First ads banned for contravening UK gender stereotyping rules Watchdog bans VW and Philadelphia ads with bungling dads and ‘passive’ womenTwo television ads, one featuring new dads bungling comically while looking after their babies and the other a woman sitting next to a pram, have become the first to be banned under new rules designed to reduce gender stereo...
04:17, 2019-08-14

Vatican calls non-binary gender 'fictitious' The Vatican has come under fire from LGBTQ groups after releasing a guide to sexuality for Catholic schools across the world that describes non-binary gender as "fictitious."...
17:00, 2019-06-11

Janet Mock: Why Gender Pronouns Matter What’s in a name? A hell of a lot when it comes to someone’s identity. Pose’s writer, director and producer Janet Mock speaks on the use of preferred gender pronouns, how they are building blocks in communication, and how they help people feel fully seen and heard....
01:51, 2019-06-12

Former WeWork Executives Allege Gender, Age Discrimination WeWork is being sued by two former executives who are accusing the shared-office company of gender and age discrimination as it gears up for an initial public offering....
06:51, 2019-06-21

Are Music Festivals Finally Becoming Gender Inclusive? As Barcelona’s Primavera Sound becomes the first large-scale festival to adopt a 50/50 gender split, Vogue asks the women on its line-up: is the music industry patriarchy finally about to shatter?...
08:17, 2019-05-23

US Women win 4th World Cup title, eye gender equality The United States won its record fourth Women's World Cup title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 when Megan Rapinoe converted a penalty kick in the 61st minute and Rose Lavelle added a goal in the 69th       ...
10:51, 2019-07-08

Seek More Gender Diversity Onstage? Look at This List After five years of pressing for parity, the collective known as the Kilroys says it is seeing progress. Meanwhile, more suggestions for plays to present....
20:34, 2019-06-18

Yet another gender reveal has ended in flames and misery Gender reveals are one of the stupidest inventions of the modern world. Before a kid is even born, parents decide to announce their sex by creating elaborate ways to have pink or blue stuff fly out of things so it can be shared on social media. Retrograde and annoying as the whole phenomenon is, the...
18:00, 2019-07-10

| Semenya to race 800m for first time since gender ban Caster Semenya will race in the 800m at the Stanford Diamond League in her first outing over the distance since she launched a legal battle against the IAAF....
17:51, 2019-06-20

How likely are you live to 90? Depends on your gender and body size Living to the ripe old age of 90 may depend on your body size -- both height and weight -- as well as your level of physical activity, and seems to influence a woman's lifespan more than it does a man's, according to a new study published Monday in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, a B...
12:51, 2019-08-09

Daily News gets Cuomo’s name and gender wrong The troubled Daily News keeps cranking out bloopers. On its website May 16, it changed both the first name and the gender of Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a photo caption on the new TWA Hotel at JFK Airport. A boring grip-and-grin photo shows Tyler Morse, CEO of hotel owner and operator MCR, shaking hands wi...
23:34, 2019-05-21

Airport Body Scanners Have a Gender Problem Airport security is famously dehumanizing, and reports reveal that for transgender travelers, this can be an especially intrusive and traumatizing experience given the current status of screening. From January 2016 through April 2019, nearly 300 civil rights complaints were filed regarding TSA scree...
01:17, 2019-08-27

How employers are preparing for a gender non-binary world In small but measurable ways, some companies are starting to do more to recognize or accommodate employees or customers who don't identify as male or female....
23:34, 2019-08-03

California's Newsom says gender must be apart of national gun debate California Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, said Monday that gender must be a part of the national discussion on how to reduce gun violence since most culprits in mass shootings are male....
10:00, 2019-08-06

Sperm separation technique could allow IVF gender selection Scientists have developed a new sperm separation technique which could in future allow couples having IVF to choose if they have a boy or girl before fertilisation....
19:00, 2019-08-14

Gender inequality is one of the most persistent evils of our times It's been almost two years since millions of women across the world used the simple, yet powerful, hashtag #MeToo. During this time, women have exposed, in various ways, the everyday nature of gender-based violence, harassment and discrimination. Drawing from the origins of the term Me Too, the move...
23:51, 2019-09-17

3 Women Join BBC's List Of Its Top 10 Earners After Gender Pay Gap Row The BBC said three women - Claudia Winkleman, Vanessa Feltz and Zoe Ball - had joined the list of its top 10 paid stars, a change the publicly funded British broadcaster said demonstrated the progress......
21:00, 2019-07-02

The U.K. Just Banned ‘Harmful Gender Stereotypes’ in Advertising A ban on advertisements containing “harmful” gender stereotypes came into force in the U.K. on Friday, in a move experts hope will reduce gender inequality. Adverts containing stereotypes such as women being bad at driving, or a husband being lazy while his wife cleans, will likely fall ...
16:17, 2019-06-14

Arizona regents settle $2M lawsuit over gender pay gap TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Three former college deans have settled their $2 million lawsuit against the Arizona Board of Regents alleging gender discrimination. Both parties announced in a joint statement Wednesday that the matter was “mutually resolved” for an undisclosed amount. Former Unive...
22:51, 2019-07-24

A Trump executive order aimed at addressing allegations of anti-conservative bias on social media services like Twitter and Facebook is reportedly in the works Getty/Business Insider The White House is reportedly floating several drafts of an Executive Order aimed at social media companies like Facebook and Twitter. President Trump has repeatedly accused tech giants and social media companies of anti-Trump and anti-Conservative bias. The Executive Order "...
15:51, 2019-08-09

The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending September 15, 2019: iTunes Movies US Charts: 1. John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum 2. Aladdin 3. Yesterday (2019) 4. Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) 5. MIB: International 6. Rocketman 7. Booksmart 8. Anna 9. It (2017) 10. The Secret Life of Pets 2...
02:17, 2019-09-18

25 best revenge movies of all time 24/7 Tempo took 343 movies found on the user-created lists of revenge films found on Internet Movie Database (IMDb) and narrowed them down by ratings.        ...
14:51, 2019-05-21

All the Movies Are Too Damn Long!!!! A disturbing new piece out today from the Hollywood Reporter confirms what we all know in our hearts to be true: all movies now are way too long....
00:51, 2019-09-13

The best movies of 2019 (so far), ranked This year has seen a wide variety of fabulous movies, from superhero flicks to blood-drenched horror. Here are the best of 2019 so far, ranked.        ...
15:17, 2019-09-03

100 of the saddest movies of all time By researching published lists of sad movies on Internet Movie Database and more, 24/7 Tempo was able to come up with a list of the saddest movies.        ...
04:00, 2019-05-24

We're Already De-Aging Kids For Movies Visual effects are starting to take on a life of their own, by digitally recreating other people’s pasts. It’s been used to de-age Kurt Russell in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, to recreate Carrie Fisher’s Princess Leia for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and to transform Will Smith into a younger cl...
06:34, 2019-08-03

Dog weepie movies – ranked! With mutts all over our screens in John Wick 3, A Dog’s Journey, Paw Patrol and more, which of film’s furry friends can melt the most hearts?Russian mobsters kill Daisy, the beagle puppy left to John Wick by his late wife. The sadness of the puppy death is offset by Wick going on to kill everyone wh...
21:34, 2019-05-23

McLaren races to the movies Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, a spinoff of the wildly popular Fast & Furious franchise, stars the 720S supercar, alongside Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham and Idris Elba....
16:00, 2019-08-12

Zombie movies – ranked! The dead just keep on risin’ on the big screen. But which are the grisliest, bloodiest, most skincrawling flesh eaters ever?The zombie genre has long had a vehemently offensive “Nazi” subsection and this is a perfect example. Members of Rommel’s Afrika Corps are still alive in the desert as zombies,...
10:34, 2019-06-28

The 10 best movies of 2019 (so far), ranked Forget sequelitis. Here are the best 10 movies of 2019 so far, from teen dream 'Booksmart' to Keanu Reeves' action jam 'John Wick 3.'        ...
19:34, 2019-06-27

At the movies with Sir Elton John It’s hard to believe there’s never been a true Elton John movie before Rocketman. Since starting his career as a club musician and staff songwriter in London in the late 1960s, the man born Reginald Dwight has fashioned himself as a classic Hollywood character. Between the flashy clothes, the someti...
17:17, 2019-05-28

The Obamas must have something to say about bad movies, because they're getting into podcasting Having already conquered Netflix and the Hot R&B Billboard chart, Barack and Michelle Obama are taking their considerable amount of cultural cachet over to the podcast business. This comes from Billboard, which says the Obamas have signed an exclusive multi-year deal with Spotify through their H...
23:51, 2019-06-06

10 PG-13 Horror Movies That Don't Suck Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is out this Friday, and like many Guillermo del Toro-affiliated projects, it contains monsters galore. But will the fact that it’s rated PG-13 affect its fright factor? We’ll have our review up soon, but in the meantime, here’s some solid evidence that you don’t alw...
03:17, 2019-08-08

N-word and gender politics: How German translators deal with them Can a German version of a book be more politically correct than the original? For International Translation Day on September 30, here are some of the challenges faced by translators updating classics of literature....
16:34, 2019-09-30

Gender discrimination blamed for Malawi election allegations A group of women in Malawi say Electoral Commission head Jane Ansah is being targeted because of her gender for her part in May's disputed election. Other women say they are playing the gender card....
07:00, 2019-07-11

Gender stereotypes can cause serious harm. Now they're banned from British ads From Friday, advertisements in Britain must not include "gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm or serious or widespread offense."        ...
05:34, 2019-06-17

No More Manholes in Berkeley as City Writes Gender Out of Codes Berkeley’s City Council this week voted to purge gender pronouns from its municipal code. He or she will be banished in favor of they, even if referring to one person....
19:34, 2019-07-19

Religions for Peace: Women push for gender equality At this year's global religion summit on Lake Constance, female delegates from Africa, Asia and the Middle East made clear women must have a greater say....
14:51, 2019-08-23

Car bursts into flames during gender reveal joyride fail This gender reveal went up in smoke. The sedan of an Australian driver doing burnouts — with blue smoke billowing behind to indicate a baby boy on the way — suddenly burst into flames after the daring stunt went awry last year in rural Norwell, Queensland. Police released the video Tuesd...
19:51, 2019-07-09

Candidate for top EU job touts gender equality ahead of vote Ursula von der Leyen asks MEPs to back her as first female European commission presidentUrsula von der Leyen has championed gender equality in her appeal to MEPs to back her as the first female president of the European commission, telling the European parliament: “We represent half of our populatio...
15:51, 2019-07-16

There's More At Stake With Fashion's Gender-Fluid Movement Than You Realise “The industry must make a more substantial investment in the lives – and not simply the looks – of the broader trans&gnc community,” says Wren Sanders...
04:34, 2019-08-12

Colorado shooter says he targeted kids over gender taunts DENVER (AP) — A high school student charged in a classmate’s death during a Colorado school shooting told police that he planned the shooting for a few weeks and intended to target classmates who made fun of his gender identity. The comments by 16-year-old Alec McKinney are included in police ...
03:51, 2019-06-21

More states allowing gender-neutral birth certificates, IDs For intersex people, born with both male and female chromosomal or sexual traits, new rules in several states allow an "X" on birth certificates and drivers' licenses help bring their status out of the shadows....
12:34, 2019-08-16

Azarenka criticizes gender 'inequality' in tournament schedules Former world number one Victoria Azarenka said there is "big inequality" in the scheduling of men's and women's matches at tournaments, describing this year's French Open as unacceptable....
04:00, 2019-07-06

Mattel just launched a gender-inclusive doll line CNN – With the mission of breaking gender barriers, Mattel is launching new dolls. The toy company’s new gender-inclusive dolls are called “Creatable World.” The figures come in kits with different hair, clothes and accessory options. Some are more feminine, others are masculine. Mattel announced th...
16:00, 2019-09-25

EU aims for ‘perfect gender balance’ with female nominations BRUSSELS — For the first time, European Union leaders nominated women for half of the top positions they filled Tuesday to lead the world’s biggest trade bloc. And the women were picked for what are arguably the two most important jobs of the four posts: heading the EU’s executive Commission and lea...
23:34, 2019-07-03

Mattel Is Celebrating Inclusivity With Its New Gender-Neutral Doll Mattel just took a big step forward. The toy line announced on Wednesday its first-ever line of customizable gender-neutral dolls. Each doll in the line, according to Mattel, will come......
21:17, 2019-09-25

Analysis: How employers are preparing for a gender non-binary world In small but measurable ways, some companies are starting to do more to recognize or accommodate employees or customers who don't identify as male or female....
14:51, 2019-07-02

He, she, or ... ? Gender-neutral pronouns reduce biases – study Researchers find usage boosts positive feelings towards women and LGBT peopleMore than 100 failures litter the battleground that is the hunt for an English gender-neutral singular pronoun. From thon, ip and hiser to hem, ons and lers, the discarded terms have piled up since the mid-19th century.But ...
09:17, 2019-08-06

‘Perfect gender balance’ as EU leaders decide on top jobs For the first time, European Union leaders have nominated women for half of the top positions they filled to lead the world’s biggest trade bloc the next few years...
01:34, 2019-07-03

Singer Sam Smith embraces gender neutral pronouns they/them British singer Sam Smith on Friday asked to be referred to by the gender neutral pronouns they/them, citing "a lifetime of being at war with my gender."...
02:34, 2019-09-14

Geena Davis says Hollywood gender imbalance an 'embarrassment' The under-representation of women in Hollywood behind the camera is an "embarrassment", American actor and activist Geena Davis said at France's Deauville Film Festival....
22:51, 2019-09-11

[Sur]passing visual politics of race and gender – in pictures Touring her latest exhibition, artist and activist Lola Flash talks through her exploration of the visual politics and preconceptions of gender, sexuality and raceLola Flash’s [sur]passing is at Autograph, London until 17 August Continue reading......
13:51, 2019-07-22

Memorable Baseball “Gender Reveal” at Reid Park TUCSON – A Tucson couple had a creative and memorable “Gender Reveal” at Reid Park by combining the family’s love for baseball.  Freddy Valdez III swung a bat into a pinata full of confetti.  (If pink confetti came out, his soon-to-be-baby would be a girl, if it was blue, it&...
17:00, 2019-08-19

The Gender Gap in Computer Science Research Won’t Close for 100 Years Women and men are forecast to produce a similar volume of medical research by 2048, according to a new study. In computer science, that won’t happen until 2137....
20:34, 2019-06-21

USA star Rapinoe talks about gender equity and World Cup LYON, FRANCE – Team USA has taken home another Women’s World Cup title and star Megan Rapinoe is sound off about gender equity in the professional soccer world. Here’s more: ...
13:34, 2019-07-08

Hollywood Diversifies After Rebuke Over Racial and Gender Inequality Major Hollywood studios, stung by recent criticism about racial and gender inequality across the film industry, have been implementing measures aimed at elevating talent from underrepresented backgrounds....
02:34, 2019-08-28

Turkey's Erdogan pushes for gender segregation in universities In Japan for the G20 summit, Recep Tayyip Erdogan encountered the concept of women's universities. Now he's keen to introduce them in Turkey. The idea has been greeted with outrage....
12:00, 2019-07-08

| Women to get gender-neutral Rugby World Cup from 2021 The Women's Rugby World Cup in 2017 will be the last of that title with World Rugby announcing they are adopting a policy of gender neutrality for their tournaments....
13:51, 2019-08-21

Screenwriters can play key role in gender parity, actors say LOS ANGELES (AP) — Academy Award-winning actor Geena Davis says achieving gender parity in media could happen overnight if screenwriters simply opted for female characters instead of male ones. Davis joined fellow actor Mayim Bialik at AT&T’s SHAPE Conference on Saturday to discuss the need fo...
11:51, 2019-06-23

Bangladeshi women in Italy fight for gender rights The Bangladeshi community in Italy is the second largest in Europe. However, many women are still struggling to acclimatize, not least because of their husbands. Michele Bertelli reports from Rome....
06:17, 2019-08-03

Britain bans ‘harmful’ gender stereotypes in advertisements Hapless husbands and housework-burdened moms are being banished from British advertising, as a crackdown on “harmful” gender stereotypes comes into force...
19:34, 2019-06-14

AI Voice Assistants Reinforce Gender Biases, U.N. Report Says Artificial intelligence voice assistants with female voices reinforce existing gender biases, according to a new United Nations’ report. The new report from UNESCO, entitled “I’d Blush If I Could,” looks at the impact of having female voice assistants, from Amazon’s Ale...
21:51, 2019-05-22

Vatican condemns gender theory as bid to destroy nature The Vatican condemned gender theory on Monday as part of a "confused concept of freedom", saying in a new document that the idea of gender being determined by personal feeling rather than biology was an attempt to "annihilate nature"....
22:51, 2019-06-10

FX to give Peep Show a try with gender-swapped remake In 2003, British TV network Channel 4 aired the first episode of Peep Show, a sitcom starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb that would go on to become a cult-hit—partially thanks to the stylistic hook of showing the events of the series directly from the point-of-view of one of its main characters....
22:17, 2019-05-26

Gender stereotypes can cause serious harmful. Now they're banned from British ads From Friday, advertisements in Britain must not include "gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm or serious or widespread offense."        ...
18:17, 2019-06-14

UN Praises Gender Balance In Indian Peacekeeping Troops United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has praised India for having the highest proportion of women in its contingents to peacekeeping operations and held up its contributions as an example......
09:34, 2019-05-25

BBC accused of 'bias' over European election coverage - despite giving Nigel Farage prime interview slot The BBC was facing accusations of bias over its European election coverage today, with viewers saying the broadcaster "grossly under represented" the Brexit Party in its election coverage....
20:17, 2019-05-27

The best TV shows and movies to stream in July From "Veronica Mars" to "Minority Report," here are the best movies and TV shows new to Netflix, Hulu and Amazon in July.        ...
05:34, 2019-07-01

Ranked: The 10 best Stephen King movies Almost as long as Stephen King has been keeping horror lovers up at night, filmmakers have adapted his books. The 10 best movies based on King books.        ...
07:34, 2019-10-03

The best horror movies of 2019 (so far), ranked It's already a busy year in horror films. These are the best scare fests so far, ranked – from Jordan Peele's "Us" to Stephen King's "Pet Sematary."        ...
12:51, 2019-07-18

All the Friday the 13th Movies, Ranked Happy Friday the 13th! The Jason Voorhees faithful may end up waiting forever for that long-promised 13th Friday the 13th movie, but the good news is that there are 12 other Fridays to watch in the meantime, or at least until the slasher-inspired next season of American Horror Story arrives next wee...
20:17, 2019-09-13

All the Best Sci-Fi TV and Movies Coming to Comic-Con 2019 Yes, it’s called Comic-Con, but these days, the biggest news out of the annual convention usually isn’t about comics. It’s about comic book-inspired (or at least influenced) film and television. Things change though. Ten years ago, movies dominated SDCC. Five years ago, television started taking ove...
00:51, 2019-07-16

The best books becoming must-see movies: 'Little Women,' 'Cats' and more Taylor Swift in 'Cats'? Saoirse Ronan and Emma Watson as 'Little Women'? A sneak peek at all your favorite novels heading to theaters.        ...
23:51, 2019-09-25

The best upcoming TV shows and movies on Netflix UPDATE: Michael Bay's bringing his signature 'Bayhem' to Netflix in December with the arrival of the Ryan Reynolds-starring action film 6 Underground. Details on the next slide!Netflix has changed the way we engage with television shows and movies forever, giving us the most convenien...
11:00, 2019-10-02

Gemini Man Director Ang Lee Wants to Change the Way We See Movies Ang Lee already knows how you feel about 3-D movies. “It gives you a headache–of course you don’t like it!” the Academy Award–winning director says at an editing studio in midtown Manhattan. “The projection is bad. It’s too dark.” Complaints like these...
03:17, 2019-10-11

The 10 Best Horror Movies on Netflix to Stream Right Now Some people reserve their horror movie binge-watching exclusively for the Halloween season. But true fans know there’s no reason not to enjoy scary movies on Christmas or Valentine’s Day or just another Tuesday night. Whatever the occasion, a good horror movie can turn any night into the...
21:34, 2019-07-31

6 of the best and 6 of the worst movies released this year, so far 20th Century Fox/Universal Pictures Many memorable films have already been released this year and some have had rave reviews and others have been panned by critics and audiences alike. Movies like "Booksmart" and "Us" were lauded by critics for being stand-out films in their respective genres. Oth...
01:51, 2019-08-03

The best TV shows and movies to stream in August From sitcom classics like "Designing Women" to the action of "Mission Impossible: Fallout," Netflix, Amazon and Hulu have great offerings in August.        ...
16:17, 2019-08-03

The Summer of Platonic Love at the Movies Films as different as “Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood,” “Booksmart” and “Last Black Man in San Francisco” follow the arc of deep friendships just as rom-coms do....
01:00, 2019-08-31

The 34 Most Anticipated Movies of Fall 2019 When Labor Day hits, the popcorn blockbusters of the summer give way (by and large) to more serious fare, much of which carries hopes to elbow its way into awards season. And while, as per usual, there are plenty of sequels, adaptations and remakes on the docket, they’re coming from less expec...
07:00, 2019-08-08

The 5 best Robin Williams movies to remember him by From "Good Morning, Vietnam" to "Good Will Hunting," we pick our favorite Robin Williams movies to watch, five years after the comedian's death.        ...
00:00, 2019-08-12

Re-Watch Your Favorite Movies With the Captions On Maybe you’ve seen The Shawshank Redemption so many times that you’re sure you’ve got just about every line memorized. Or, at the snap of a finger, you can leap to your feet and recite Jack Nicholson’s famous “You can’t handle the truth” monologue from A Few Good Men, signature sneer and all. (“Son w...
23:51, 2019-06-12

Don't look now: in defence of trigger warnings at the movies Calls for audiences to be alerted to potentially distressing scenes of sex, violence or drug use are under fire – but everyone has the right not to be upset at the cinemaRocketman, the Elton John biopic, has been applauded for its raw portrayal of the singer’s heavy drug use and its surreal renderin...
15:00, 2019-06-18

What’s the Most Accurate D-Day Movie? Here’s What 3 Movies Got Right—and Wrong Thursday marks the anniversary of D-Day — when, when on June 6, 1944, more than 150,000 Allied troops landed in Normandy to liberate Europe from Nazi German control. It was a moment that changed the course of world events. Given its importance and the inherent drama of the massive military ope...
01:17, 2019-06-06

Why does Netflix keep making so many cheap TV movies? From the studio that brought you Roma comes Secret Obsession, the latest in an increasingly long line of sub-Lifetime channel, semi-ironic duds You don’t need to watch Netflix’s upcoming movie Secret Obsession to know exactly what it’s going to be like. There’s the title, which appears to be chosen ...
11:34, 2019-07-10

‘Black Panther 2’ might be one of the first movies of MCU Phase 5 Marvel a few weeks ago revealed no less than 10 titles that will be part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Phase 4, which will span from May 1st, 2020 to November 5th, 2021. Unlike the previous three phases, the MCU will get a large TV component thanks to Disney+, which will be the home of se...
00:17, 2019-08-22

Magneto almost found out Quicksilver is his son in the 'X-Men' movies 20th Century Fox Evan Peters plays Quicksilver in the "X-Men" franchise and was introduced in "X-Men: Days of Future Past." Quicksilver is Magneto's son in the comics, but their relationship has not been explored in the movies. Peters said their connection was almost revealed on-screen. Visit INSID...
13:51, 2019-06-04

The 5 best TV shows and movies streaming in June From "Designated Survivor" to "A Star is Born" to "District 9," here are the best movies and TV shows new to Netflix, Hulu, Amazon and HBO in June.        ...
19:00, 2019-05-31

New Novels and Movies Ask: Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Tech? Fictionalized versions of big tech firms are being cast as the villains in a batch of new books and films, playing on fears about the pervasive reach of technology....
13:51, 2019-08-21

Movies in the Park launches for the summer TUCSON — Cox Communications launched its annual Free Summer Movies in the Park series on Friday, May 31 with Incredibles 2. Entertainment and games are set to begin at 6 p.m. at Reid Park, DeMeester Outdoor Performance Theater, located at 900 S. Randolph Way. The movie will start at 7:45 p.m. Cox Mo...
08:34, 2019-06-01

The best Stephen King movies … ranked! With It Chapter Two out next month, plus the news that an adaptation of The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon is back on track, we count down the finest big-screen versions of King’s terrifying talesCujo arguably has more thrills. Apt Pupil certainly has more chills. But with his sole directorial effort, St...
15:51, 2019-08-22

Marvel just announced all of its movies for the next 2 years — here they all are Marvel Studios Marvel Studios announced its movies for the next two years at San Diego Comic-Con Saturday night. "Black Widow" is the next Marvel movie. "Doctor Strange" and "Thor: Love and Thunder" are also among the upcoming movies. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. Now that "Avengers: ...
15:51, 2019-07-21

Ranked: The best and worst Pixar movies (so far) When you see a Pixar film, you know you're going to leave in tears, happy or sad. Ahead of 'Toy Story 4,' here are the best and worst so far, ranked.        ...
02:17, 2019-06-11

No more Spider-Man in Marvel movies? Here's what you need to know Twitter is melting down because Spider-Man could be leaving the Marvel movies. Here's what you should know about Disney and Sony's negotiations.        ...
19:17, 2019-08-22

17 iconic LGBTQ movies you need to watch Off-White Productions Numerous films have been made that aim to chronicle the experience of the LGBTQ community — and many of them are still talked about today. There are also plenty of new films portraying more diverse aspects of LGBTQ life. Ranging from groundbreaking documentaries like "...
16:51, 2019-10-11

Own All Nine Planet of the Apes Movies For $35 On Blu-ray and Digital You don’t need to be a hyper-intelligent simian to know that getting all nine Planet of the Apes films on Blu-ray (including the three most recent ones in 4K) and digital for $35 is a good deal. It’s already backordered at this price though, so don’t get caught screaming “God, damn you! Damn you all...
02:34, 2019-08-20

A24's turning your favorite A24 movies into books Once upon a time, it seemed every studio film came with its own novelization—anyone else read The Good Son’s tie-in book? No?—a trend that’s predictably dropped off in the age of remakes, reboots, and intellectual property run wild. Well, A24, the “boutique” studio responsible for some of the decade...
08:00, 2019-09-27

Seems Like the Power Rangers Movies Are Already Being Rebooted Don Cheadle could be joining Space Jam 2. Kristen Schaal will come from the future in Bill & Ted 3. Tim Miller has vague thoughts about Sonic the Hedgehog’s new redesign. Plus, a better look at Killer Frost’s new costume on The Flash, details on the end of iZombie, and a new adult-oriented...Fli...
17:34, 2019-07-12

Florida couple uses pet alligator to reveal 10th child’s gender Welcome to a gender reveal party with a lot of bite. Stacie Childs-Wright and husband Chad Wright let their pet alligator, Amos, show the world the sex of their unborn baby, which will be the couple’s tenth child. A video from Tampa station Fox 13, courtesy of Childs-Wright, shows a barefoot Wright ...
03:34, 2019-06-12

‘Worst gender reveal’ under fire for enlisting hippo at Texas zoo What a hippota-mess. A Texas couple is taking heat after for enlisting a hippo in their future child’s gender-reveal party — but the zoo says the animal “enjoyed it as much as anyone else.” Jonathan and Bridgette Joseph went viral on Saturday after they threw a gender reveal party ...
22:17, 2019-09-22

Women in Bolivia using theater to fight gender-based violence LA PAZ, Bolivia — On stage, amid the hubbub of a Bolivian street market, women recount their stories of abuse at the hands of men. But the violence depicted in the play isn’t just make-believe for the 22 indigenous actresses: It’s based on their own real-life experiences. “Kusisita,” a work that see...
00:17, 2019-05-28

More than 7,000 Americans have gender X IDs, a victory for transgender rights. Is it a safety risk, too? Ten states offer gender-neutral IDs with an X marker: Arkansas, Oregon, Minnesota, Maine, Utah, Colorado, California, Indiana, Nevada and Vermont.        ...
12:51, 2019-08-08

Watch: Gender Reveal Fails As Balloon Refuses To Pop, Then Floats Away It was a series of unfortunate events that occurred when a couple from New Jersey tried a stunt with a balloon to reveal the gender of their unborn child....
08:51, 2019-10-10

Cyberpunk 2077’s character creation system won’t have gender options CD Projekt Red recently revealed that Cyberpunk 2077’s character creation system won’t allow players to choose their character’s gender. This is a big deal for LGBT gamers and, hopefully, a sign the company’s committed to being more inclusive. The news comes from a Metro interview with Marthe Jonker...
03:00, 2019-08-28

Gender gap in science and tech could be down to girls' academic strengths, say researchers New research suggests fewer girls pursue careers in STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — because they're better than boys at reading....
07:51, 2019-09-20

Woman Sues 3 Tokyo Medical Schools Over Gender, Age Discrimination A Japanese woman Wednesday sued three Tokyo medical schools she says rejected her because of her gender and age, in a case her lawyer said was the "tip of the iceberg"....
11:34, 2019-06-05

The new American family: trans, gender queer, nonbinary, two-spirit As part of our series, Stonewall at 50, we hear from six people who found love and happiness – after being told they didn’t belong Continue reading......
17:34, 2019-06-20

Gender Reveal Party Goes Terribly Wrong As Car Bursts Into Flames Queensland Police released drone footage of the gender reveal gone wrong to warn others against attempting such stunts. The video shows a man's car bursting into flames on the Gold Coast while he was......
15:17, 2019-07-10

How Shay Mitchell and More Stars Pulled Off Epic Gender Reveals When it comes to Hollywood gender reveals, your favorite stars always go big! In case you missed the big news, Shay Mitchell celebrated the Fourth of July by posting a brand-new YouTube......
21:00, 2019-07-05

South Africa’s new Cabinet sees gender balance for first time ever South Africa’s president announced a new cabinet Wednesday that for the first time in the country’s history will be made up of 50 percent women – and one of those women is from the opposition....
21:17, 2019-05-30

Mordhau Developers Address Controversy, Saying They Won't Add Gender Or Race Filters After a controversial interview with PC Gamer discussing Mordhau players’ use of slurs and the potential implementation of a race or gender toggle, the game’s developers issued a statement this morning to clarify their stances. They now say they had no plans to add an ethnicity toggle to Mordhau, ad...
18:34, 2019-07-03

| WATCH | Makers of Barbie launch 'gender-neutral' dolls Mattel has unveiled a line of "gender-inclusive" dolls in a bid to respond to youth seeking toys not "dictated by gender norms", a company vice president says....
01:17, 2019-09-26

Von der Leyen finalizes gender-balanced list of proposed commissioners The president-elect of the European Commission has put forward a list of commissioners to represent EU member states. If it is accepted, the commission will have almost as many women as men as members....
05:00, 2019-09-10

From Catalina to Alexis: Chilean teen first to legally change gender In 2016, Chilean 14-year old girl Catalina began to identify with friends and family as Alexis, a boy. It took Chile's conservative, Roman Catholic legal system far longer to come around....
06:00, 2019-09-07

Catholic Church rejects transgender identities in first statement on gender LGBTQ Catholic groups denounced the document, stating that it "will increase alienation of LGBT people from the Church."        ...
21:00, 2019-06-10

Gender and racial diversity on the up in blockbuster films, study finds Survey finds more inclusivity in casting – but not behind the camera – while LGBTQ and disabled people remain marginalisedThere were more leading roles for women and people of colour in blockbusters in 2018 than any previous year, according to a new survey. USC’s Annenberg School for Communication a...
05:34, 2019-09-05

Fifa set to close gender pay gap after 2019 Women's World Cup Fifa has agreed to negotiate more prize money for women's national teams after this summer's 2019 Women's World Cup, following a successful campaign by Australia....
18:17, 2019-06-04

The Latest: Cuomo signs bill expanding gender pay equality Members of the U.S. women's soccer team are waving from floats as fans cheer and wave back during a parade in New York City's Canyon of Heroes       ...
17:17, 2019-07-10

Snap revenue boosted by gender-bending photo filter Shares of Snapchat parent company Snap Inc. soared more than 10 percent in extended trading Tuesday — thanks in part to a viral face filter that can turn a woman into a man and vice versa. The Los Angeles-based Snap handily beat Wall Street’s expectations for the second quarter, including a revenue ...
11:34, 2019-07-24

Catholic Church rejects use of gender identity theory in education In a new document aimed at Catholic schools, the Church has rejected the idea that people should be free to choose their gender. The LGBT community has said the document would encourage more hatred and bigotry....
06:34, 2019-06-11

Africa's Mobile Gender Gap: Millions of African women still offline Many African women can still only dream of owning a smartphone and having access to the internet. Men, however, have long been able to surf the web. This inequality has significant political and economic consequences....
19:51, 2019-08-09

Overlooked No More: Claude Cahun, Whose Photographs Explored Gender and Sexuality Society generally considered women to be women and men to be men in early-20th-century France. Cahun’s work protested gender and sexual norms, and has become increasingly relevant....
02:17, 2019-06-20

Digital assistants like Siri and Alexa entrench gender biases, says UN Female-voiced tech often gives submissive responses to queries, Unesco report findsAssigning female genders to digital assistants such as Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa is helping entrench harmful gender biases, according to a UN agency.Research released by Unesco claims that the often submissive a...
06:51, 2019-05-22

Gender equality, justice in law and practice: Essential for sustainable development Fundamentally linked to human development, gender justice requires ending inequality and redressing existing disparities between women and men, according to a high-level United Nations forum on the situation in Arab States....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Germany: Girl sues boys' choir for gender discrimination A nine-year-old girl in Berlin who was rejected entrance to a centuries-old boys' choir is filing a lawsuit for gender bias. The case has sparked debate across German media about gender equality versus artistic freedom....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Gender equality, education and the environment at the forefront of new SDG Advocate campaigns Back in May, six innovative public figures joined the battle to push the world towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Each of the new official SDG Advocates committed themselves to pursue the 17 goals on behalf of “peace, prosperity, people, planet, and partnerships.” As...
19:34, 2019-08-14

For the Trans Community, Snapchat’s ‘Gender-Swapping’ Filter Is Complicated It’s a simple idea––a new filter on Snapchat lets users alter images of themselves to look like a different gender. The Snapchat lens, introduced last week, has taken off, with “gender-swapping” photos and videos proliferating across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, too...
16:17, 2019-05-21

Kamala Harris proposes equal pay measure to close gender gap U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, one of two dozen Democrats vying for the 2020 presidential nomination, on Monday proposed closing the gender pay gap by requiring companies to disclose pay data and secure an "equal pay certification" or be fined....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Spain's parliament leads Europe in gender-equality despite rise of far right Spain's new parliament, sworn in on Tuesday, has the largest share of women in any European legislature, no small achievement for a country still reinventing itself four decades after the end of a right-wing, traditionalist dictatorship....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Without ‘transformative shifts,’ women will wait two centuries for gender equality “I think it's almost a joke that it will take the world so long to create women empowerment, particularly as we know that there’s an economic upside in empowering women in the range of $28 trillion.”...
17:34, 2019-05-21

Snapchat's Gender-Swap Filter Inspires a Sting Operation Since its launch in May, Snapchat's gender-swap filter, which allows users to see what they would look like as a stereotypical man or woman, has inspired countless pranks and crude jokes....
18:17, 2019-06-13

Single dad faces human rights complaint for asking about babysitter’s gender A single father in Canada may have violated his province's human rights act by asking about the gender and age of a potential babysitter, according to a lawsuit....
23:51, 2019-08-23

Meghan Markle's Speech on Gender Equality and Education Will Empower You Meghan Markle spoke about the importance of gender equality and education during her visit to the University of Johannesburg on Tuesday. The Duchess of Sussex recalled attending......
17:34, 2019-10-01

Gender-bending Snapchat feature leads to arrest of California cop A California police officer was arrested after a 20-year-old man used the gender-swap filter on Snapchat to pretend to be a 16-year-old girl and patrol for child predators....
15:51, 2019-06-12

Pregnant Christina Milian Is "Above and Beyond Cloud 9" After Revealing Gender of Baby No. 2 Pregnant Christina Milian can forget about all that sugar and spice. The Love Don't Cost a Thing actress and boyfriend Matt Pokora revealed on Monday that they're expecting a baby......
21:51, 2019-08-12

AI voice assistants fuel sexist gender stereotypes: UN study Hey Siri, is this sexist? A new study from the United Nations says that female AI assistants reinforce harmful gender stereotypes. Apple’s Siri, Google’s Google Assistant, Microsoft’s Cortana and Amazon’s Alexa all come with female voices, though most offer the choice of swit...
04:17, 2019-05-23

'Then I saw RuPaul's Drag Race': coming out as X-gender in Tokyo – a manga As a young manga artist, M A Joy felt they did not fit in – but learning to identify as neither male nor female opened up both their art and the cityI am a manga artist, M A Joy. I draw manga and illustrations; I also like to make things. During my childhood I lived in Fukagawa, a downtown area of T...
17:00, 2019-06-14

U.S. Soccer agrees to mediation with women’s team over pay, gender discrimination: WSJ The U.S. Soccer Federation has reached a tentative agreement for mediation with the women's national team to resolve complaints in a lawsuit over equal pay with the men's team, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday....
23:00, 2019-06-21

U.S. Soccer agrees to mediation with U.S. women’s team over gender discrimination: WSJ The U.S. Soccer Federation has reached a tentative agreement for mediation with 28 players in the U.S. women's soccer team to resolve complaints in a lawsuit in which the women are seeking equal pay with the men's soccer team and improvements in working conditions, the Wall Street Journal reported o...
19:34, 2019-06-21

Berlin Zoo calls China to determine baby pandas' gender Unable to determine the gender of two newborn panda cubs, zoologists in Berlin have called on Chinese experts for help. Nearly a month old, the cubs spend their time eating, sleeping and cuddling with their mom....
20:34, 2019-09-27

What’s the Most Realistic Movie About Space? Here’s What 8 Movies Got Right—and Wrong This year marks the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, the historic mission during which Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to land and walk on the moon on July 20, 1969. There are few events in American history that epitomize the intrigue and allure of space exploration as much as A...
22:51, 2019-07-17

Pedro Almodóvar’s movies are not for the faint of heart It’s been 30 years since Spain’s golden-boy filmmaker, Pedro Almodóvar, released the Oscar-nominated, internationally acclaimed “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown.” Known for his puzzle-piece plots and brightly colored palette, the auteur is unafraid of tackling socia...
02:34, 2019-10-04

The best TV shows and movies to stream in September 2019 From "The Lord of the Rings" to to "The Matrix" to "American Horror Story: Apocalypse," Netflix, Amazon and Hulu have great offerings in September.        ...
20:00, 2019-09-07

A Theory Why Marvel Movies Don't Dominate Japan Marvel movies are successful in Japan. They are popular. But while Avengers: Endgame dominated theaters around the world for weeks, it was soon toppled in Japan by the latest Detective Conan anime. Why are American superhero movies less popular in Japan? Is there a reason? According to film journali...
18:51, 2019-05-30

Car sex is fun in movies — but the real-life risks are shocking “You still have the Corolla?” actress Ali Wong asks Randall Park in the just-released Netflix rom-com “Always Be My Maybe.” Their characters, Sasha and Marcus, are kid friends in San Francisco who reconnect later in life — years after a particularly wild ride in Marcus’ beat-up car. “What are you lo...
18:51, 2019-06-01

Scientists try to explain why everyone loves the ‘Avengers’ movies The Marvel movies are some of the most successful Hollywood blockbusters of all time. Sure, Avengers: Endgame can’t seem to beat Avatar for the all-time crown, but hey, you’d be hard-pressed to find another collection of properties capable of pulling in numbers like the Avengers and its ...
04:34, 2019-07-07

Chimps more sociable after watching movies together – study Evolutionary roots of bonding through shared activity may be deeper than was thoughtChimpanzees enjoy watching movies together, scientists have discovered, in research that suggests social bonding through shared experience has deep evolutionary roots.It is widely known that humans can bond over grou...
04:34, 2019-07-17

From Breaking Bad to Sex and the City: When TV Shows Spawn Movies If the last few years have proven anything, it's that "the end" on TV rarely means what it used to. While the revival craze of late has seen shows like Will & Grace, Last......
14:17, 2019-10-11

Google kills off Play Movies app for Daydream VR It looks like Google isn't too convinced that VR is a the future any longer, as the company has just killed off an important app that would allow Android users to access VR content: Play Movies. But let's not guess Google's reasoning behind the decision since it can have numerous causes, including f...
22:17, 2019-06-13

The Lion King Is Now One of the 10 Biggest Movies of All Time The Lion King is now one of the 10 biggest movies of all time, with a worldwide box office total gross of $1.435 billion. Meanwhile, Spider-Man: Far From Home, and Fast and Furious: Hobbs and Shaw set......
11:34, 2019-08-19

Jodie Foster: ‘I make movies to figure out who I am’ Directing a new Black Mirror film gives Jodie Foster the chance to look back at her own upbringing. The Hollywood titan talks to Tim AdamsLast week Charlie Brooker was recalling for me the moment he learned Jodie Foster would direct an episode of Black Mirror, his inspired series of one-off dramas a...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Martin Scorsese says Marvel movies are 'not cinema' The director says he has tried and failed to watch the new brand of superhero films, which he likens to theme parks Martin Scorsese, one of cinema’s most venerated current directors, has decried superhero movies – the dominant force in today’s industry. The director of films such as Taxi Driver, Rag...
15:17, 2019-10-04

7 great movies you can watch on Netflix this weekend Focus Features Each week, Insider rounds up a list of great movies to watch on Netflix on the weekend. This weekend, we recommend watching quintessential horror film "The Sixth Sense" and Korean thriller "Burning." "Breaking Bad" fans won't want to miss "El Camino," which focuses on a beloved chara...
23:17, 2019-10-11

Exclusive new photos from the biggest summer movies Check out exclusive new photos from the most must-see movies of this summer, including 'Avengers: Endgame' and 'Men in Black International.'        ...
14:51, 2019-05-21

The way Netflix recommends shows and movies might surprise you It’s practically impossible to keep up with the sheer volume of new titles that hit Netflix every single month. From original programming to a revolving door of popular TV shows and movies, Netflix in September alone will introduce nearly 100 new titles for subscribers. And when you add that t...
11:17, 2019-09-18

Arts and Entertainment: Great movies to see this weekend Get ready to grab some popcorn and your favorite drink because there are some new movies coming out this weekend you won’t want to miss. News 4 Tucson’s Herb Stratford gives us a run down on which ones we should go see in the video below. ...
04:34, 2019-05-31

15 forgotten horror movies from the 2000s that deserve another look Lionsgate Horror franchises like "Saw" and "Final Destination" dominated the early 2000s. Many excellent smaller horror movies were completely forgotten. The decade also contains forgotten entries in the "Halloween" and "Exorcist" franchises. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. No one will ...
02:51, 2019-06-14

Essential movies of the '90s, from 'Goodfellas' to 'The Truman Show' After tackling the essential movies of the 1980s -- and laying out the criteria for those selections -- pivoting to the 1990s seemed like a relative breeze....
01:17, 2019-07-13

5G and film: how will the tech change how we consume movies? Have you ever tried to stream a video on the bus? You know how it is – the latest Marvel movie trailer has just been posted by your friend on Facebook, and you don’t want to wait until you get home to see what all of the fuss is about. So you hit the link and…hope for the best.I...
17:34, 2019-06-01

Patriotic movies about America's character being tested While Independence Day is dedicated to celebrating the abundant virtues of the United States of America, it's also worth taking a moment to reflect on those flashpoints in the nation's history where the country's character was tested and democracy threatened to falter. That kind of epic existential ...
00:51, 2019-07-05

All-American movies to stream over the Fourth of July Sure, you've locked your barbeque plans and you've picked out the best spot to watch fireworks, but somewhere during the Fourth of July weekend you're probably going to indulge in that most American of traditions, watching a movie or two....
08:00, 2019-07-04

Get Notified When Digital Movies and TV Shows Go on Sale With the news that my favorite series for random bingeing is leaving Netflix, and knowing fully well that I’m not going to sign up for even more streaming services, I contemplated buying all of The Office last week. I didn’t pull the trigger, however, because I have no idea whether the prices I was ...
06:51, 2019-07-04

Google shuts down Daydream VR's Play Movies & TV app Google has pulled Daydream VR's version of the Google Play Movies & TV app. You can still view your rentals or purchases through the YouTube VR app, a Google spokesperson confirmed to Variety, while there aren't any current plans to remove other......
23:17, 2019-06-13

MCU Phase 4 will have no Avengers, Guardians, or Spider-Man movies Over the weekend, Marvel unveiled its MCU Phase 4 lineup for the following two years, with five new films and five TV series set to premiere from May 1st, 2020 through November 5th, 2021. Marvel also confirmed that four more films are in the making, including Blade, Black Panther 2, Captain Marvel 2...
22:34, 2019-07-22

Watch dozens of free movies in IMDb's app If you've already seen everything new on the streaming, IMDb's free selection of ad-supported films and tv shows may prove enticing. The film industry site today announced that viewers can now stream IMDb TV's titles through the IMDb mobile app. Prio......
03:17, 2019-08-27

Where to Legally Download or Stream Movies for Free It’s easy to find movies to download or stream illegally, but there’s no need to any more. If you can’t find anything good on Netflix or Hulu, there are thousands of great free or public domain films to enjoy. Here are some great sites to bookmark and visit when you want something new to watch....
00:17, 2019-07-24

Watch Free Movies on Your Phone With IMDb's New App IMDb launched IMDb TV earlier this year, a streaming service that allows you to watch some programming for free through IMDb’s website. Today the company announced that it’s bringing IMDb TV to its mobile app as well, giving you the ability to stream all that content on your mobile device....
00:51, 2019-08-27

Melissa McCarthy: If we want more women-led movies, we have to buy tickets to them Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish and Elisabeth Moss, who star in mob drama “The Kitchen," get real about questioning change in Hollywood.        ...
19:51, 2019-08-06

Ava DuVernay: Real People Aren’t Seeing Most Movies For our project on the future of movies, the director has harsh words for the industry. A theater “is not the reality of most people’s experience with film.”...
00:17, 2019-06-21

‘Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood’ Review: We Lost It at the Movies Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt star as midlevel entertainment industry workers whose relationship forms the core of Quentin Tarantino’s look at the movie past....
23:51, 2019-07-24

The Best Movies and TV Shows New to Netflix Australia in September Every month, Netflix Australia adds a new batch of movies and TV shows to its library. Here are the titles we think are most interesting for September....
05:51, 2019-09-04

Flipkart to Add Free Movies, Videos Streaming to Its App Flipkart is set to roll out a free video service for all of its 160 million customers this month as the e-commerce company looks for new ways to increase its user base in smaller towns and cities....
14:51, 2019-08-05

This DIY Implant Lets You Stream Movies From Inside Your Leg Biohackers inserted a device—a hard drive plus router—into their legs. They say it could improve data security, but it also raises knotty legal issues....
07:17, 2019-08-31

Biggest movies ever: 25 blockbusters that blew up the box office The biggest blockbusters bring in unprecedented sums. “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” grossed nearly $1 billion in the U.S., beating out “Avatar.”        ...
05:17, 2019-06-13

Redbox, Lionsgate deal keeps new movies in kiosks Lionsgate has signed a multi-year agreement with Redbox on its titles, including day-and-date distribution for its discs. Films from the studio will be available to rent at Redbox's 42,000 kiosks on the same day they go on sale. It's a good sign for......
04:34, 2019-06-13

Must-see movies, ranked: 2019's 10 best to date How many of these have you seen already? These are the 10 best movies of 2019 (so far), according to USA TODAY film critic Brian Truitt.        ...
19:34, 2019-06-27

Get your popcorn! 10 fall movies we can't wait to see 2019's fall movie lineup ranges from horror ("It: Chapter Two") to supervillains ("Joker"), and we can hardly wait.        ...
13:00, 2019-08-16

10 classic horror novels that are way scarier than the movies A reader, alone, in the quiet, is the perfect setting for a serious fright. Experience true terror with books that inspired favorite horror films.        ...
01:34, 2019-10-07

Best soundbars for TV shows, movies and music in 2019 As TV displays get slimmer and slimmer, their built-in speakers tend to be lacking. Let's face it, even the best Samsung TV could use an external speaker system – and that's why we've round up the very best soundbars on the market in one handy guide. Remember! Amazon Prime Day ...
16:00, 2019-07-02

There's More Pennywise Mythology to Explore, But Don't Expect Other It Movies Just Yet Let’s paint a picture. The date is September 9. It Chapter Two has just opened to massive box office success. Warner Bros. calls director Andy Muschietti and producer Barbara Muschietti and says, “We want more It.” Would they do it? And if so, how?Read more......
01:00, 2019-08-28

The Best Movies and TV Shows New to Netflix, Amazon and More in August Every month, subscription streaming services add a new batch of titles to their libraries. Here are the ones we think are most interesting for August....
22:34, 2019-08-01

How Hollywood reinvented horror movies into hits Horror? I barely know her! Since the release of Jordan Peele’s “Get Out” in 2017, the formerly niche, often schlocky genre has captivated mainstream audiences, garnering awards and acclaim in the process. That same year, “It” became the highest-grossing horror film ever, raking in $700 million world...
05:34, 2019-09-06

Apple TV Plus original movies might be heading to cinemas first We're still waiting for Apple TV Plus to go live – November 1 is the big day – and now a new report says original movies made for the platform are going to open in cinemas weeks before they're available on the web.Variety and the Wall Street Journal have the scoop, saying tha...
16:51, 2019-09-28

The best TV shows and movies to stream in October 2019 From "Schitt's Creek" to "Moulin Rouge!" to "Charlie's Angels," Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and HBO have great offerings in October.        ...
19:00, 2019-10-05

World Cups rebranded in effort to achieve gender neutrality in rugby • Gender will be no longer included in tournament names• World Rugby calls move ‘ultimate statement of equality’World Rugby has rebranded its men’s and women’s World Cups in an effort to achieve gender neutrality in the sport. The competitions will now be referred to simply as Rugby World Cups with ...
07:51, 2019-08-22

| Boy or girl? Hong Kong at centre of banned China gender test Shady middle-men are openly advertising on Chinese social media to smuggle blood samples of pregnant women to Hong Kong to skirt the mainland's ban on gender testing, an AFP investigation has found....
01:34, 2019-05-23

What/If review – Renée Zellweger in deranged gender-flip of Indecent Proposal Netflix’s absurd new drama doesn’t reinvent the morality tale, but it is tremendous funIt is my contention that any programme that chooses to demonstrate the bone-deep villainy of its protagonist by having her practise archery in her office is the best programme. All others can go home. I’m not here...
10:51, 2019-05-24

Gender minority college students at increased mental health risk (Reuters Health) - Gender minority students in U.S. colleges and universities are four times as likely as other students to experience mental health problems, researchers say....
20:51, 2019-08-22

Canadian single dad faces human rights complaint for asking about babysitter’s gender A single father in Canada may have violated his province's human rights act by asking about the gender and age of a potential babysitter, according to a lawsuit....
20:51, 2019-08-23

Perils of gender and geography hamper global development, report finds Despite steady development gains, a child's birthplace is still the biggest predictor of its future health, and no matter which country you're born in, life is harder if you're a girl, a major report said on Tuesday....
14:17, 2019-09-17

USWNT, USSF agree to mediation in gender-discrimination lawsuit after World Cup Both sides are interested in resolving the longstanding disagreement over pay and working conditions, according to two people with knowledge of each parties’ thinking....
20:51, 2019-06-21

America's favorite booze varies by gender, education level According to a new Gallup poll, the number of people who prefer liquor as their first adult beverage choice has caught up to wine.       ...
19:17, 2019-08-13

The interplay between gender and autism spectrum disorder – Science Weekly podcast The Science Weekly team are taking a bit of a break so we’ll be revisiting some of our favourite shows from the archive. Including this one from 2017, when Nicola Davis looked at why so many women with autism are misdiagnosed and how this issue resonates with broader ideas of neurodiversity. We also...
07:17, 2019-08-01

EU member states accept Von der Leyen's gender-balanced list of commissioners EU member states have accepted the list of commissioners put forward by the European Commission's president-elect. For the first time, the commission will have almost as many women as men as members....
13:34, 2019-09-10

London gender clinic reports rising number of non-binary attendees A gender identity clinic for under-18s says the rise in young people seeking help may be levelling off, and that an increasing proportion identify as non-binary...
17:00, 2019-07-18

Gender-neutral bathrooms can save women from waiting forever in line With the current most common bathroom design, women wait an average of six minutes to go while men wait just 11 secondsAs I’m writing this, my plane is boarding and I need to pee. I can see from where I’m sitting (cross-legged) that the line to the women’s bathroom spills out onto the concourse. Wom...
15:00, 2019-09-06

Women honored at Cannes, as gender parity drive draws scrutiny Movie stars including Salma Hayek and Eva Longoria celebrated the role of women in cinema at a glitzy gala in Cannes on Sunday, amid a drive to promote gender equality in the industry that is still falling short of what many campaigners hoped for....
15:01, 2019-05-21

Snapchat’s gender-swap photo filter is no game for trans people Hit a button, and you’re “transformed” into a woman. The beard disappears. The face and jaw smooth out. The hair floats jauntily around the shoulders. “Yo this is SPOT ON my mom.” ”Pretty.” ”Are you in a sorority?” A swipe and another click. Sudd...
16:34, 2019-05-21

Despite progress, companies face gender equality ‘backlash’: UN business body Although the drive to reach gender equality has picked up speed, and diversity initiatives have been put into place in companies and organizations, a significant level of resistance and backlash remains, according to a leading UN business group....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Hollywood’s gender pay gap revealed: male stars earn $1m more per film than women Disparity is almost the same in 2015 as in 1980, say researchers who call for contracts to be made publicIn the Richard Curtis film Notting Hill, the bumbling stockbroker Bernie, played by Hugh Bonneville, meets Anna Scott, unaware that Julia Roberts’s character is the world’s most famous female act...
10:51, 2019-09-15

Liz Cheney calls out AOC on 'phony gender discrimination' claims: 'She hurts all women' House GOP Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., defended Israel on Thursday and blasted Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., over "phony" claims that the nation discriminated against her collagues....
19:34, 2019-08-16

Sixteen women sue FBI, allege gender discrimination at Quantico training academy A group of women who were once FBI recruits have sued the bureau for alleged gender discrimination and accusing them of allowing a “good old boy network” to flourish at the training academy....
23:17, 2019-05-30

Snap's Android fix, gender-changing lens boost users, shares up 9% Snap Inc's Snapchat on Tuesday beat analysts' estimates for user growth and revenue, getting a boost from a better version of its Android app and the launch of new augmented reality photo lenses....
01:34, 2019-07-24

California adds Iowa to 'travel ban' over refusal to fund gender transitions California announced Monday that it has added Iowa to the list of states on its "travel ban" because of its new prohibition against funding gender-transition surgeries under Medicaid....
00:17, 2019-09-17

Mario Lopez walks back remarks on kids and gender identity Mario Lopez has apologized for telling conservative commentator Candace Owens that it’s “dangerous” and “alarming” for parents to honor the wishes of young children who identify with a gender other than the one assigned at birth...
20:34, 2019-07-31

Former pro golfer Kendra Little describes gender-identity struggle and why she left sport Former golfer Kendra Little revealed her secret last week, discussing her AIS. She was born with appearance of a female but genetic makeup of a male.        ...
00:51, 2019-07-14

Mario Lopez apologizes for 'ignorant' comments about parenting and gender identity TV personality Mario Lopez has apologized for comments made during a recent podcast appearance in which he said it was "dangerous" for parents to allow their children to pick their gender identities at young ages....
05:51, 2019-08-01

Easing fears and promoting gender equality in Chad’s girls-only classrooms A teacher holds up a drawing of an adolescent girl who has just been caught unawares by her first menstruation cycle, while at school. She’s addressing neat rows of young women sitting in class, in the town of Bol, in Chad....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Britain Bans Ads Featuring "Harmful Gender Stereotypes" Causing Offence Ads featuring "harmful gender stereotypes" which are likely to cause offence will be banned in Britain from Friday under new rules that could have a major impact on the industry....
12:00, 2019-06-16

German Social Democrats adopt gender parity leadership model Germany's oldest political party has decided to adopt a twin-leader model in as part of its attempt to regalvanize the party base. The Social Democrats are tanking in opinion polls and casting around for fresh ideas....
22:51, 2019-06-27

Swedish Schools to Ditch Ancient History in Favor of Gender Roles A controversial new proposal might see Swedish state schools dropping history classes from the national education curriculum to make space for “postmodernism and democratic values”, such as gender roles. ...
01:17, 2019-09-29

UN official blasts US abortion laws as ‘gender-based violence against women’ A UN official blasted the policy of outlawing abortion in some US states as “torture” and said there was a coordinated effort to attack women’s rights. “We have not called it out in the same way we have other forms of extremist hate, but this is gender-based violence against women,...
09:00, 2019-06-05

Mattel, Maker of Barbie, Launches Line Of "Gender-Inclusive" Dolls Mattel on Wednesday unveiled a line of "gender-inclusive" dolls in a bid to respond to youth seeking toys not "dictated by gender norms," a company vice president said....
17:17, 2019-09-28

Dustin Johnson’s awkward gender-reveal video with bewildered fans An apparent chance run-in with Dustin Johnson turned into a baby reveal this week in Detroit during the latest stop on the PGA Tour. Johnson took time to interact with some fans on the sidelines when he seemingly met a pregnant couple and within seconds, on the video edited by the PGA Tour, is pulle...
19:34, 2019-06-27

Pregnant celebrities 2019: Who's due, baby bump pics and gender reveals "Big Bang Theory" star Johnny Galecki will become a dad soon. Other expectant celebs include Blake Lively, Jenna Bush Hager and Chelsea Clinton.        ...
20:17, 2019-09-24

Robert De Niro accused of gender discrimination in counter suit by ex-employee Graham Chase Robinson was previously accused of spending “astronomical amounts of time” watching Netflix while on the job, including 55 episodes of 'Friends.'...
23:34, 2019-10-03

Angry alligators, terrified guests: when gender-reveal parties go wrong A Florida couple’s party went viral after they used an alligator to announce the sex of their new baby. But even less ambitious events have their risksThere are gender-reveal parties, and then there is what just happened in Florida. A video has gone viral of a US couple using an alligator to announc...
19:51, 2019-06-13

Barbie-maker Mattel releases new line of gender-neutral dolls The toy aisles at most department stores used to be pretty well-designated between “girls’” (lots of dolls in pink packaging) and “boys’” (lots of cars and Legos). But those labels are changing as harmful stereotypes lessen and gender fluidity becomes more prevalent. Case in point: Mattel has releas...
08:00, 2019-09-27

Alleged Colorado school shooter says he targeted kids over gender taunts One of the Colorado charter school shooting suspects told police he targeted classmates who mocked his gender identity. Alec McKinney, 16, who was born female and identifies as male, said students at the STEM School Highlands Ranch called him “disgusting,” made fun of him and repeatedly ...
12:17, 2019-06-21

Grave Goods Demand Gender Roles In Viking History To Be Rewritten. Or Do They? A Norwegian archaeologist, Marianne Moen, is making the big claim 'the past’ is incorrectly interpreted and that Viking Norway men’s and women’s cultural roles were similar. But not everyone agrees. ...
05:34, 2019-06-29

'It was time': maker of Barbie launches line of gender-neutral dolls Mattel release comes as toy companies retool products to align with fast-advancements in representation, inclusion and diversityMattel is a 74-year-old company slowly taking on Gen-Z values. The maker of Barbie and Hot Wheels has announced the release of Creatable World, its first series of gender-n...
02:17, 2019-09-26

New York bill aims to stop gender discrimination in product prices ALBANY, N.Y. — Legislation that has passed the New York state Assembly would prohibit companies from charging different prices for similar products marketed to either men and women. The measure, sponsored by Democratic Assemblywoman Nily Rozic of Queens, is intended to address price disparities betw...
14:34, 2019-06-12

Mattel helped define gender norms for decades with Barbie and Ken. Now it’s defying them. The toy company launched its first line of what it calls “gender-inclusive dolls,” where the figures are not coded as stereotypically male or female....
04:17, 2019-09-26

Chef named Ryans claims she was fired when manager discovered her gender A Brooklyn pastry chef with a male-sounding name was hired sight unseen at a Manhattan restaurant because bosses thought she was a man — and promptly fired when she showed up and they learned she was a woman, a lawsuit claims. Ryans McGovern says she was hired for the $16-an-hour gig at Hudson Hall’...
05:17, 2019-06-09

| Pandor to address 'terrible' gender-based violence at UN General Assembly International Relations and Cooperation Minister Naledi Pandor says gender equality and gender-based violence are some of the issues she will be addressing in the UN General Assembly in New York....
12:51, 2019-09-23

Ingmar Bergman’s Summer Movies Raise the Temperature The master filmmaker’s “Summer Interlude,” “Summer With Monika” and “Smiles of a Summer Night” evoke the transitory happiness of the brief, intense Nordic summer....
00:34, 2019-07-25

Apple will reportedly release movies in theaters before streaming them Apple intends to play nice with Hollywood and cinema chains by releasing films in theaters before streaming them on its Apple TV+ service, according to the WSJ. By doing so, it would be taking a different tack from Netflix, which normally requires th......
18:00, 2019-09-27

Apple will seek theater deals for movies before streaming Apple plans to take a different path from streaming rival Netflix and allow theatrical releases for some of the feature-length films it has begun producing for its new Apple TV+ service, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday. Citing people familiar with the matter, the Journal said that by pursuin...
17:00, 2019-09-27

The 50 worst Netflix original movies, ranked according to critics Netflix Netflix has released a number of original movies since 2015. Not all of the movies have been critically successful. INSIDER ranked the worst 50 Netflix originals based on their Rotten Tomatoes scores. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. Netflix doesn't constantly make hit movies....
15:00, 2019-08-28

The best (and worst) Will Smith movies, ranked (including his new 'Gemini Man') Will Smith has been a Hollywood A-lister for three decades, and in honor of his new 'Gemini Man,' we're ranking his very best and very worst films.        ...
00:00, 2019-10-10

Netflix just bought the rights to two of the best movies from Cannes 2019 Netflix might not be allowed to compete at Cannes, but that doesn’t mean the streaming giant isn’t closely following the action. Or that it has given up looking to offer some of the best content coming out of the festival on its streaming platform. Just like last year, Netflix purchased ...
08:51, 2019-05-28

Best movies on Netflix (July 2019): 20 films you need to watch right now Best Movies on Netflix: TechRadar's round-up of the best films on Netflix's massive US catalog.If you're anything like us, you can spend hours searching for the best movies on Netflix only to come up empty handed two hours later. It's a whole bunch of wasted time and - if you lea...
00:34, 2019-07-06

The 50 best horror movies of the 21st century, definitively ranked The 21st century so far has given us scary movies with an artful bent, such as "Get Out" and "Hereditary." The best horror movies since 2001, ranked.        ...
04:34, 2019-09-06

Apple will seek theater deals for movies before streaming: WSJ Apple Inc plans to take a different path to streaming rival Netflix and allow theatrical releases for some of the feature-length films it has begun producing for its new Apple TV+ service, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday....
14:00, 2019-09-27

Get ready for Halloween: The 50 best horror movies of the 2000s, ranked Halloween is coming, so it's time to catch up on some good horror movies. Here are the best fright fests this century, definitively ranked.        ...
17:34, 2019-09-25

Oscar watch! These 6 movies are already the talk of awards season While the Oscars are still a ways off, Venice and Toronto film festivals have given a boost to awards contenders including 'Hustlers' and 'Joker.'        ...
04:51, 2019-09-16

Walmart's Flipkart to add free movies, videos streaming to its app Walmart Inc's Indian unit Flipkart is set to roll out a free video service for all of its 160 million customers this month as the ecommerce company looks for new ways to increase its user base in smaller towns and cities, it said on Monday....
16:51, 2019-08-05

The 10 best movies and shows coming to Netflix in September 2019 For whatever reason, The Simpsons never really clicked with me, but Futurama is one of my favorite shows. So you can see why I was cautiously optimistic that Disenchantment — the newest show from Matt Groening — would push the same buttons as the latter, and for the most part, it did. It...
20:51, 2019-09-03

Netflix and Hulu, I beg you: Stop plugging yourselves during your TV shows and movies The easiest way to ruin the moment in a streaming film or TV episode is when characters queue up content on Netflix or Hulu. It's worse than #sponcon.        ...
22:17, 2019-07-31

The 10 best movies and shows coming to Netflix in July 2019 For the second month in a row, one addition to the Netflix streaming library looms large over every other new movie and TV show. Last month it was Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, and this month it’s Stranger Things 3. The third season of Netflix’s nostalgic thriller is one of the most...
18:34, 2019-07-03

The 9 best movies coming to Hulu in June that are worth your time Universal Yes, season 3 of "The Handmaid's Tale" starts on June 5, but there are also some great movies coming to Hulu this month. I mean, what deserves a whole weekend of binge-watching more than all the "Friday the 13th" movies? And then there's classics like "Point Break" and "Kindergarten Cop" t...
21:51, 2019-06-01

The 10 best movies and shows coming to Netflix in August 2019 Netflix has done an admirable job of spacing out many its best original shows throughout 2019, and that looks to be continuing into August, as several of the streaming service’s top series are returning this month as well. The biggest addition has to be the second season of MINDHUNTER, which w...
23:17, 2019-08-02

The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix, Amazon and More in September Every month, subscription streaming services add a new batch of titles to their libraries. Here are the ones we think are most interesting for September....
12:51, 2019-09-01

Live Aid to Sonic Death Monkey – the best gigs at the movies As the Queen and Elton John biopics prove, great concert performances are at the heart of the best films about music. Here are 15 of the finestAs the elaborate live performance scenes in Elton John biopic Rocketman demonstrate, you can’t deny the power of a well-executed concert, one of cinema’s mos...
15:51, 2019-05-29

Oscar watch! These 6 movies are already the talk of awards season While the Oscars are still a ways off, Venice and Toronto film festivals have given a boost to awards contenders including 'Hustlers' and 'Joker.'        ...
23:51, 2019-09-16

The very best and worst Stephen King movies (including 'It 2'), ranked There have been winners and clunkers in the Stephen King film canon, and we're ranking the best and the worst (including the new 'It: Chapter Two').        ...
23:51, 2019-09-16

8 major books being made into movies soon, from 'The Goldfinch' to 'Little Women' Can't wait for 'Cats' and 'Little Women'? Here's a preview of which novels book-lovers can expect to get the Hollywood treatment in the near future.        ...
23:51, 2019-09-16

Toronto Film Festival wrap-up: The best and worst movies With 245 feature films showing this year, it’s impossible to see everything at the bustling Toronto International Film Festival. But after a week of filmgoing and industry buzz, some themes and potential Oscar races have taken shape. The big crowd-pleasers at TIFF were wildly diverse in tone a...
02:17, 2019-09-13

Nepotism in the movies: it's time to call out the acting school of mum and dad If you’ve got famous parents, your chances in the film industry appear to improve exponentially. If we’re serious about equality, this has to change Interviewed by Variety at the Los Angeles premiere of Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood, the actor Maya Hawke denied that a personal connection led to he...
16:51, 2019-07-24

Ranked: The best and worst movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe "Spider-Man: Far From Home" sends Peter Parker on a new European adventure. Here are the best and worst films of the Marvel films so far, ranked.        ...
20:00, 2019-07-02

10 movies and shows to watch on Netflix before they’re removed in June Whether it’s intentional or not, it often seems to be the case that whenever Netflix has a good month in terms of new additions, it also loses a bunch of great content. That is indeed the case for the month of June, as we’re losing a ton of blockbusters, including Apocalypse Now, Apollo ...
02:51, 2019-05-25

Score $1,300 to watch 13 of Stephen King’s scariest movies Horror buffs, get ready to binge. Dish Network is offering one Stephen King fan $1,300 to screen 13 of his scariest film adaptations by Halloween and document the eerie experience. “Halloween is just around the corner, so it’s fitting you get cozy with ‘Carrie’ or play fetch with ‘Cujo,’” the site s...
18:00, 2019-09-19

Netflix Said to Plan to Pay Bonuses to Filmmakers When Movies Succeed Netflix plans to pay filmmakers, actors and movie producers a bonus if their films are successful, a new incentive aimed at winning projects that might otherwise go to rival studios, according to......
18:34, 2019-09-19

The Must-See Movies This September: Vote For the Film You Can't Wait to Watch Grab your popcorn (or sneak in a snack) because it's time to head to the movies! September ushers in pumpkin patches and chunky sweaters as the start of fall, but it also brings some......
16:17, 2019-09-01