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Washington Post
Ranger School reality check: Women have been fighting — and dying — alongside combat units for yearsFirst Lt. Shaye Haver tackles the Darby Queen obstacle course, one of the Range
Ranger School reality check: Women have been fighting — and dying — alongside combat units for years
Washington Post / Posted 10 days ago
First Lt. Shaye Haver tackles the Darby Queen obstacle course, one of the Ranger School’s toughest . On Friday, Haver and Capt. Kristen Griest will become the first women to graduate and get Ranger tabs.. (Robin Trimarchi/Associated Press) Now that... Read more
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Washington Post
Here’s what winning the Super Bowl looks like when you’re a female football playerDC Divas star Tia Watkins at work in Columbia, Md., just a few days after her f
Here’s what winning the Super Bowl looks like when you’re a female football player
Washington Post / Posted 17 days ago
DC Divas star Tia Watkins at work in Columbia, Md., just a few days after her football team won the Women’s Football Alliance Super Bowl against Dallas. (Petula Dvorak/The Washington Post) Washington just won the Super Bowl! Wait, you didn’t hear?... Read more
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Washington Post
She came at the cop with a knife. He shot her. And it was all captured on video.(Warning: Graphic) D.C. police say an officer shot a knife-wielding woman at th
She came at the cop with a knife. He shot her. And it was all captured on video.
Washington Post / Posted 20 days ago
(Warning: Graphic) D.C. police say an officer shot a knife-wielding woman at the scene of a house fire in Northeast. The woman is reportedly in serious condition. (Washington Post) The scene was chaos. There were people yelling “Put the knife DOWN!”... Read more
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Washington Post
The ugly message behind erasing ‘Black’ from ‘Black Lives Matter’ signsThe Black Lives Matter sign outside the River Road Unitarian Universalist Congr
The ugly message behind erasing ‘Black’ from ‘Black Lives Matter’ signs
Washington Post / Posted 24 days ago
The Black Lives Matter sign outside the River Road Unitarian Universalist Congregation was vandalized to remove the word ‘Black’ in July. (Courtesy of Rev. Nancy Ladd/ ) It’s even happening here, in some of Washington’s most diverse or proudly... Read more
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Washington Post
A basketball tournament disqualifies a team because one player is a girl. In 2015.Charlottesville Cavaliers players wear pink to protest being disqualified from
A basketball tournament disqualifies a team because one player is a girl. In 2015.
Washington Post / Posted 25 days ago
Charlottesville Cavaliers players wear pink to protest being disqualified from a tournament in Myrtle Beach, S.C., because one of their players, Kymora Johnson, is a girl. (Family handout) No, this absurd bit of sexism did not happen in 1963. This... Read more
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Washington Post
A basketball tournament disqualifies a team because one player is a girl. In 2015.Charlottesville Cavaliers players wear pink to protest being disqualified from
A basketball tournament disqualifies a team because one player is a girl. In 2015.
Washington Post / Posted 26 days ago
Charlottesville Cavaliers players wear pink to protest being disqualified from a tournament in Myrtle Beach, S.C., because one of their players, Kymora Johnson, is a girl. (Family handout) No, this absurd bit of sexism did not happen in 1963. This... Read more
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Washington Post
Federal workers, are you over air-conditioned?The Great Air Conditioning Debate between the sexes is on. Federal employees, w
Federal workers, are you over air-conditioned?
Washington Post / Posted 26 days ago
The Great Air Conditioning Debate between the sexes is on. Federal employees, we want to hear from you: Is your office too cool, too warm or just right? Are you women who, as our colleague Petula Dvorak wrote last month, shiver at their desks in the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Women shiver at work in 'sexist' air conditioning“We do not recommend a specific range of room temperatures, instead we point ou
Women shiver at work in 'sexist' air conditioning
Daily Telegraph / Posted 27 days ago
“We do not recommend a specific range of room temperatures, instead we point out how metabolic rate differs between males and females, and how important it could be to take this into account when defining indoor climate standards.” The issue of... Read more

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