Women

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Style or Sexism? Female Leaders Face Focus on Appearance

By Jill Lawless | Jul 22
For Margaret Thatcher, it was handbags. For Theresa May, it's shoes. Female leaders are still scrutinized as much for style as for substance, and invariably compared to one another - a sign they are considered exceptions, rather than the rule.

FLOTUS Carpool Karaoke Raises Funds for Let Girls Learn

By EDGE | Jul 21
On Wednesday, July 20, First Lady Michelle Obama performed both "This Is For My Girls" to benefit her Let Girls Learn initiative.

New Lesbian Romance Series 'Eagle Cove' is Sex Therapy for Women

By EDGE | Jul 21
Author Darla Baker dishes out therapy to women, via her new lesbian romance series "Eagle Cove."

IAS Pediatric Grant Winners Announced

By EDGE | Jul 20
Leaders in pediatric HIV research gathering at AIDS 2016 in Durban will honor the winners of the fourth and largest-ever round of IAS research grants.

New Data Guides HIV Prevention And Treatment For Women And Girls

By EDGE | Jul 20
Multiple studies discussed in an official press briefing at the 21st International AIDS Conference in Durban collectively provide new insights that will help shape future HIV prevention and treatment efforts for women and girls.

Charlize Theron Honors HIV+ Human Rights Activist Martha Tholanah

By EDGE | Jul 19
On Monday, July 18 at the AIDS 2016 Opening Session at the Durban International Convention Center, South African actress and Oscar-winner Charlize Theron honored Martha Tholanah with the Elizabeth Taylor Award.

United Methodists Elect First Openly Lesbian Bishop

By EDGE | Jul 19
On July 16 in the Western Jurisdiction of The United Methodist Church (UMC), delegates voted Rev. Karen Oliveto, pastor of Glide Memorial UMC in San Francisco, CA into the office of Bishop.

'Fun Home' Plays One-Night Benefit Concert for Orlando Victims

By EDGE | Jul 19
On Sunday, July 24, "Fun Home," the groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning Best Musical, will play a one-night-only benefit concert performance at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in Orlando.

Xrysalis Gathering Brings LGBT People of Color Together for Retreat

By EDGE | Jul 19
From July 22-24 at Groundswell, a queer retreat center two hours north of the San Francisco Bay Area, queer people of color will gather to celebrate and inspire each other through art, activism and connection at the first-ever Xrysalis Gathering.

Soul Sisters: Women Value Friendship More Than Men

By EDGE | Jul 18
Girls may just want to have fun -- but they take friendship a whole lot more seriously than guys, according to a new study.

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