Saturday, October 20, 2018


Shinta Ratri, a transgender woman who runs an Islamic boarding school for other transgender women, speaks during an interview in Yogyakarta

In Indonesia, Transgender Women Find Haven in Islamic Boarding School

By Kanupriya Kapoor YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia (Reuters)  Shinta Ratri, the matron of an Indonesian Islamic boarding school, corrects the pronunciation of a group of fellow Muslims as...
Asthma during pregnancy tied to postpartum depression risk

Asthma during Pregnancy Tied to Postpartum Depression Risk

By Shereen Lehman (Reuters Health)  Women who have asthma during their pregnancies are more likely to experience postpartum depression after delivery, a large Canadian study suggests Physicians...
London Film Festival 2018

Keira Knightley Brings Period Drama ‘Colette’ to Rainy London

LONDON (Reuters)  Keira Knightley brought her period biopic "Colette" to a wet London red carpet on Thursday, saying she felt "empowered" by the story of...
Job seekers line up to apply during "Amazon Jobs Day" at the Fulfillment Center in Fall River

Amazon Scraps Secret AI Recruiting Tool That Showed Bias against Women

By Jeffrey Dastin SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) Inc's machine-learning specialists uncovered a big problem: their new recruiting engine did not like women The team had been...
The Wider Image: Japan's women sailors on frontline of gender equality

Japan’s Women Sailors Serve on Frontline of Gender Equality

By Tim Kelly ABOARD JS KAGA (Reuters)  Women serving on Japan's biggest warship, the Kaga, are a tight-knit group on the frontline of a push to...
The Wider Image: Harrison: A transgender man's journey

Harrison: A Transgender Man’s Journey

By Maria Caspani (Reuters) For Harrison Massie, transitioning from female to male was never about trading one gender for another Seven years ago, Harrison, now 29, started...
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