The gender gap is on course to close…. in 99 years – BBC News | + Opinion

Global gender inequality will take a century to eradicate and the UK’s ranking has fallen six places. Source: The gender gap is on course to close…. in 99 years – BBC News Opinion: Googling with keywords >> are developing countries more sexist? << I didn’t find a current story on that exact topic but I… Read More The gender gap is on course to close…. in 99 years – BBC News | + Opinion

Women Still Forced to Sleep Outside in ‘Menstruation Huts’ During Their Period

Criminalized practice in Nepal continues, study finds. Despite being criminalized in 2018, an estimated 77% of girls in mid-Western Nepal are still being forced to sleep outside in “menstruation huts” during their period, according to a new study published today (December 9, 2019) in Sexual and Rep Source: Women Still Forced to Sleep Outside in… Read More Women Still Forced to Sleep Outside in ‘Menstruation Huts’ During Their Period

Women don’t need to love their spouses or mates | + Opinion

Women, men, love Women think about yourselves, don’t let a man come and use you because his penis is his life compass.  Source: Women don’t need to love their spouses or mates Opinion: Here’s one of the most convoluted, biblically influenced opinion pieces I’ve seen in a long time. A good example of how taking… Read More Women don’t need to love their spouses or mates | + Opinion

John Lennon’s least favourite Beatles song has been revealed | + Opinion

John Lennon’s least favourite Beatles song revealed Source: John Lennon’s least favourite Beatles song has been revealed Opinion: Follow the links and listen to the song. You might be amazed that the author of “Give Peace A Chance” just a few years earlier wrote this piece—also, that the Beatles and society at large went along… Read More John Lennon’s least favourite Beatles song has been revealed | + Opinion

Political in/correctness in Alexandre Dumas’ The Count of Monte Cristo (1844)

Over the long weekend, I’ve become reacquainted with the art of reading classic adventure tales. I enjoy historical TV series but some productions rewrite history just a bit too much for my liking. I’m not talking about plot embellishments but rather blatant socio-historical fabrications inserted in the hope of creating a progressive, feelgood story. Just… Read More Political in/correctness in Alexandre Dumas’ The Count of Monte Cristo (1844)

NASA head commits to putting first woman on the moon by 2024 + Opinion

Opinion: I was there when Neil Armstrong made his historic step onto the lunar surface. Well, not “there” in person obviously but I was breathing air on this planet in 1969. And I like to think I was somehow spiritually there, as I suppose many others who witnessed the event must feel. Marking the 50th… Read More NASA head commits to putting first woman on the moon by 2024 + Opinion