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'Pirates of the Caribbean' Purists Petition Disney to Keep Their PC Paws Off the Redhead Wench
Venezuela's Mariaca Semprún Stars in American Debut of Musical 'Piaf'
Saudi Woman in Miniskirt Video Arrested After Public Outcry

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Venezuela's Mariaca Semprún Stars in American Debut of Musical 'Piaf'

Venezuela's Mariaca Semprún Stars in American Debut of Musical 'Piaf'

By Winnie McCroy |
Miami New Drama (MiND) at Colony Theatre is pleased to announce the American premiere of the critically acclaimed musical "Piaf," with famed Venezuelan actress Mariaca Semprún.

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3 Kenya Men Sentenced to Death for Stripping, Abusing Woman

3 Kenya Men Sentenced to Death for Stripping, Abusing Woman

By Tom Odula | Jul 19
A Kenyan court on Wednesday sentenced three men to death for stripping naked and abusing a woman during a wave of attacks by mobs claiming that women were inappropriately dressed.

Five Killed in Salem Witch Hunt Remembered on 325th Anniversary

Five Killed in Salem Witch Hunt Remembered on 325th Anniversary

Jul 19
Five women hanged during the Salem witch trials in Massachusetts are being remembered on the 325th anniversary of their deaths.

Nobel Winner Malala in Nigeria Speaks Out Against Boko Haram

Nobel Winner Malala in Nigeria Speaks Out Against Boko Haram

By Haruna Umar | Jul 19
Nobel Peace laureate Malala Yousafzai was greeted with cheers by dozens of young women in northeastern Nigeria, where she spoke out for the many girls abducted under Boko Haram's deadly insurgency.

Venezuela's Mariaca Semprún Stars in American Debut of Musical 'Piaf'

Venezuela's Mariaca Semprún Stars in American Debut of Musical 'Piaf'

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 19
Miami New Drama (MiND) at Colony Theatre is pleased to announce the American premiere of the critically acclaimed musical "Piaf," with famed Venezuelan actress Mariaca Semprún.

Saudi Woman in Miniskirt Video Arrested After Public Outcry

Saudi Woman in Miniskirt Video Arrested After Public Outcry

By Aya Batrawy | Jul 19
A Saudi woman has been arrested for defying the kingdom's strict dress code by walking around in a miniskirt and crop top in a video that sparked public outrage.

Reproductive Rights Orgs Kick Off Week of Action Against Fake Abortion Clinics

Reproductive Rights Orgs Kick Off Week of Action Against Fake Abortion Clinics

Jul 18
Lady Parts Justice League and The Abortion Access Hackathon team up with 30 other orgs for a week of action to expose the truth about fake reproductive health care clinics.

 Long-Distance Motorcycle Trips Seek to Empower Women

Long-Distance Motorcycle Trips Seek to Empower Women

By John Kekis | Jul 18
A year ago Alisa Clickenger's new company helps organize a cross-country motorcycle trips for women.

Saudi Girl's Online Post in Miniskirt Draws Conservative Ire

Saudi Girl's Online Post in Miniskirt Draws Conservative Ire

By Aya Batrawy | Jul 17
A young Saudi woman sparked a sensation online over the weekend by posting a video of herself in a miniskirt and crop top walking around in public, with some Saudis calling for her arrest and others rushing to her defense.

LPGA Under Fire For Body-Shaming Players With New Dress Code

LPGA Under Fire For Body-Shaming Players With New Dress Code

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 17
The Ladies Professional Golf Association has come under fire for introducing a new, strict dress code that prohibits female players from wearing plunging necklines, leggings, or revealing skirts on course.

'Super Shaw Women' Celebrate 100 Years of Women's Rights in NY

'Super Shaw Women' Celebrate 100 Years of Women's Rights in NY

Jul 17
On Monday, July 17 at 7 p.m., at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre, the Gingold Theatrical Group presents its 124th concert presentation, a special evening offering scenes and monologues from some of Shaw's greatest works.

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