Alberta woman didn’t think her essay would lose to one equating immigration to ‘cultural suicide’

Alberta woman didn’t think her essay would lose to one equating immigration to ‘cultural suicide’

Emelia Kazakawich, who submitted an essay in a contest put on by the Alberta government, says it was concerning to see a winning essay that said women and men aren’t equal. She would like the UCP government to respond to her essay.HO/The Canadian Press Alberta, according to Emelia Kazakawich, is breaking. The opioid crisis, she … Read more

Ogwumike and Ogunbowale clash in Los Angeles-Dallas matchup

Ogwumike and Ogunbowale clash in Los Angeles-Dallas matchup

Dallas Wings (17-18, 7-10 Western Conference) at Los Angeles Sparks (11-22, 6-11 Western Conference) Los Angeles; Sunday, 7 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: A pair of the WNBA’s best scorers, Nneka Ogwumike and Arike Ogunbowale, meet when Los Angeles and Dallas hit the court. Ogwumike is seventh in the WNBA averaging 17.9 points per game and … Read more

Iraqi actress to sue the Economist over use of her pic in article about ‘fat’ women

Iraqi actress to sue the Economist over use of her pic in article about ‘fat’ women

An Iraqi actress is set to sue a British newspaper after it published a picture of her in an article about “fat” women. Enas Taleb, a well-known TV personality in her native Iraq, announced the planned legal action against the Economist after it used a photo of her in its July article “Why Women Are … Read more

Auction Veteran Simon de Pury Explains the Bold Business Model for His Latest Auction, Designed to Benefit Artists Above All

Auction Veteran Simon de Pury Explains the Bold Business Model for His Latest Auction, Designed to Benefit Artists Above All

Art-industry watchers have come to rely on auction veteran Simon de Pury for putting a fresh spin on the shows and initiatives he organizes. His latest venture does not disappoint. His now show, “Women: Art in Times of Chaos,” is billed as “a game-changing virtual exhibition” with works made in the past three years by … Read more

Jones leads Connecticut against Los Angeles after 21-point game

Jones leads Connecticut against Los Angeles after 21-point game

Connecticut Sun (23-11, 11-7 Eastern Conference) at Los Angeles Sparks (11-21, 6-11 Western Conference) Los Angeles; Thursday, 10:30 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: Connecticut faces the Los Angeles Sparks after Jonquel Jones scored 21 points in the Sun’s 97-71 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks. The Sparks have gone 7-9 at home. Los Angeles is 5-5 … Read more

Essay awarded by Alberta government says immigration is ‘cultural suicide,’ women unequal to men

Essay awarded by Alberta government says immigration is ‘cultural suicide,’ women unequal to men

The Alberta Legislature building in Edmonton, 2019.CANDACE ELLIOTT/Reuters Alberta’s legislature awarded a prize to an essay that equated immigration to “cultural suicide” and argued women are “not exactly equal” to men in a contest championed and judged by an MLA who is now the province’s associate minister for the status of women. The competition, led … Read more

Opinion: The removal of women and gender-expansive people from Rikers Island takes on a new urgency

Opinion: The removal of women and gender-expansive people from Rikers Island takes on a new urgency

Eleven people detained at Rikers Island have died so far this year, including three in a single week at the start of the summer. Among them is Mary Yehudah, who had been at the Rose M. Singer Center – the women’s jail known as Rosie’s – for four months when she reportedly overdosed. According to … Read more

Los Angeles hosts Connecticut following Sykes’ 21-point showing

Los Angeles hosts Connecticut following Sykes’ 21-point showing

Connecticut Sun (22-11, 11-7 Eastern Conference) at Los Angeles Sparks (11-20, 6-11 Western Conference) Los Angeles; Tuesday, 10:30 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles hosts the Connecticut Sun after Brittney Sykes scored 21 points in the Los Angeles Sparks’ 79-76 win over the Washington Mystics. The Sparks have gone 7-8 in home games. Los Angeles … Read more