10 miscarriages in 10 years: One couple’s heartbreak – BBC News

June 25, 2017

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption“I want to look at a child and see my husband looking back up at me” Jen Bickel and her husband Andrew are no strangers to heartache, having suffered 10 miscarriages in as many years. The 39-year-old, from Cardiff, has endured several rounds of punishing IVF, two ectopic pregnancies resulting in surgery, and she is still no closer to finding out the cause of the problem. Here, in her own words, she talks about the …


‘I kept my daughter’s body at home for three weeks’ – BBC News

June 24, 2017

… Find out more Cara Mair and Sarah Clarke-Kent encourage bereaved families to get involved in every aspect of the funeral process. Their company features in a forthcoming documentary called Dead Good. In this clip, a woman has chosen to help prepare a dear friend for his funeral. Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSarah and Cara help a woman to bathe and dress her friend for burial In 1998, Gilli lost a second child, Robbie, who was still-born. She had learned some …


Physician Says Racist ‘White Doctor’ Rant Reflects Larger Issue In Canada

June 22, 2017

A lot of physicians who are visible minorities or have accents that suggest that theyre immigrants, they face this, Dr. Nadia Alam, leader of the Ontario-based organization and a blogger for HuffPost Canada, told CBC Toronto. When told to go to a hospital instead, the woman responded, Im not going there with all those Paki doctors. Alam told CTV News that she was horrified by the footage. It brought back memories of racism that I dealt with as a child, racism I dealt with as a medical …


Sofia Coppola Learns What The Bechdel Test Is During An Interview

June 20, 2017

… subjects: women, yes, but only extremely pale types. Her response to a BuzzFeed question about why she didnt include a black woman character present in both the source material and the 1971 version of The Beguiled alsodrew some criticism over erasure. While the director may be currently enjoying broader acclaim for her most recent cinematic contribution to feminism, we hope she knows its never too late to learn a few things. The Beguiled hits theaters Friday. More From this publisher : HERE …


Theresa May: 10 reasons why the PM blew her majority – BBC News

June 14, 2017

Image copyright Getty Images This was Theresa May’s election – the Conservatives were some way off in the distance, if they were visible at all, at the start of the campaign. But was she the right kind of candidate to be placed front and centre like this? Katie Perrior, Mrs May’s former director of communications thinks not. Writing in the Times, she said: “If you run a presidential-style campaign with a woman who doesn’t like media interviews, then you have to …


Pakistan says slain Chinese misused business visas, were missionaries

June 13, 2017

(CNN)Two slain Chinese nationals who were kidnapped in Pakistan in May and whose deaths ISIS has claimed responsibility for had been missionaries and the “misuse” of their business visas contributed to their abductions and deaths, Pakistan’s interior minister said. The man, 24, and woman, 26, killed were among a group of Chinese citizens who obtained a business visa from the Pakistani Embassy in Beijing, the ministry statement said. …


Warship USS Gabrielle Giffords commissioned in Texas

June 11, 2017

… the 13th Navy ship named after a living person since 1850 and the 16th ship named for a woman. The ship will be based in San Diego. “I will never forget this day or the crew of the USS Gabrielle Giffords. Fair winds and following seas,” Giffords said. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsInstaConsultant Toolkit 2.0 Pro Upsell EASIEST SYSTEM TODAY – OUTSOURCER MASTERY Fastest and Easiest system brand new newbies are using to make 4-5 fig/m income online.SyndRanker …


London attacks: At least 6 dead, more than 40 injured after van ramming, stabbings

June 4, 2017

… police and at least three blasts rang out as officers performed controlled explosions. One image taken by a witness showed a man on the ground surrounded by police; he appeared to be wearing a vest with canisters attached to it. “The suspects were wearing what looked like explosive vests,” Rowley said. “But these were later established to hoaxes.” Gerard Vowls told The Guardian newspaper that he saw a woman being stabbed by three men at the south end of London Bridge. He …


Artist Protests ‘Fearless Girl’ By Installing Urinating Dog At Her Feet

June 1, 2017

Sculptor Alex Gardega told The New York Post that the proud, gangly young woman is corporate nonsense. To protest, Gardega put up a work of his own: a shoe-sized pug urinating at the girls ankles. Unlike Fearless Girl and the financial districts renowned bull, the dog is a carefully stylized work, rather than a realistic one. I decided to build this dog and make it crappy to downgrade the statue, exactly how the girl is a downgrade on the bull, Gardega told the outlet. The creator of the …


Painful Chinese Foot-Binding Was More Than An Erotic Practice, Study Finds

May 27, 2017

… findings, Bossen believes, prove that women in rural areas who had bound feet didnt get the recognition they deserved. And while this new research suggests that this painful practice wasnt solely for mens desire, it doesnt make the practice any less oppressive. This woman’s mother did not properly bind her feet. “That is, her mother lacked expertise so that the feet did not achieve the desired shape, but were nonetheless painfully deformed,” Bossen explained. Still, …


I Invited A Guy From Tinder Over, He Didnt Look Like His Pics

May 25, 2017

… “Jamie”. The thing about being a woman is that pleasing people is in your blood. From a young age you’re taught that not being liked by a guy is the worst possible thing. No one tells you this is so bad, or even what would happen that’s so terrible about a guy not liking you. You just have this instinct to do it. It’s hard to go against. So I saw this guy down there, and I had studied Jamie’s Tinder photos for the last hour since we started talking. I knew it …