A woman who was fired for saying that transgender women are male or ‘honorary female’ wins High Court appeal

Maya Forstater (L) and JK Rowling (R). SKy News/ Dia Dipasupil via Getty Images

  • A woman who was fired for saying that people cannot change their biological sex won a tribunal appeal.

  • Maya Forstater lost her job in 2019 after she tweeted that trans women are “not really women.”

  • Forstater won the support of JK Rowling who has previously said she opposes transgender activism.

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A British woman who got fired for saying that transgender women are “not really women” got her job back after winning an appeal against an employment tribunal.

Maya Forstater’s

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Why are women more prone to long Covid? | Long Covid

In June 2020, as the first reports of long Covid began to filter through the medical community, doctors attempting to grapple with this mysterious malaise began to notice an unusual trend. While acute cases of Covid-19 – particularly those hospitalised with the disease – tended to be mostly male and over 50, long Covid sufferers were, by contrast, both relatively young and overwhelmingly female.

Early reports of long Covid at a Paris hospital between May and July 2020 suggested that the average age was around 40, and women afflicted by the longer-term effects of Covid-19 outnumbered men by four

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Air Force Adjusts New Hair Standards for Women After Feedback

The Air Force said Friday that it is revising its new, looser regulations governing how female airmen may wear their hair after getting feedback from women in the field.

In February, the service began allowing women to wear their hair in up to two braids, or a single ponytail, as long as it did not exceed the width of their heads or extend past the bottom of their shoulder blades.

But beginning June 25, the Air Force said in a Friday release, women’s hair may extend further when it is secured behind the head in a bun, braid, ponytail or

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South Carolina deputies arrest 2 women in disappearance of their grandmother

Two South Carolina women are the latest to be charged in connection with the disappearance and presumed death of their grandmother, who has been missing since 2017, according to reports. 

Tabitha Edith Shook, 28, and Madilyn Janet Ballard, 23, were arrested earlier this week and charged with obstruction of an investigation into the Greenville County missing persons case involving their grandmother, Rena Hefner Beamer, local affiliate FOX Carolina reported.

Shook, who was arrested Saturday, was also charged with unauthorized removal of a dead body, according to the report. Ballard turned herself in on Tuesday. 


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South Bay Tech Businessman and His Wife Accused of Trafficking 100+ Women, Operating Six Brothels

A Milpitas tech businessman and wife stand accused of pimping, pandering, money laundering, and human trafficking following a two-year investigation into their alleged brothel business.

SFist noted the arrests on Thursday of 57-year-old David Davies and 38-year-old Larong Hu, and now the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office has revealed more details in the case against them.

Per KRON4, Davies and Hu are accused of operating at least six brothels based out of apartments in Milpitas and San Jose, and trafficking “dozens” of women from China, South Korea, and Eastern Europe. Along with the arrests on Thursday, authorities say

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The Most Stylish Shorts for Women, According to Vogue Editors

Out of all the summer staples, stylish shorts for women are one of the trickiest items to shop. Not only is there that old debate on their age-appropriateness, but there’s a fine line between casually cool All-American shorts and barely-there Daisy Dukes. Plus, whether it’s a pair of cut-offs, Bermudas, or biker shorts, finding an option that fits properly and looks polished is a particularly challenging task. So this summer, we decided to take a survey around the office to investigate and discover the absolute best shorts, according to Vogue editors.

Some of my colleagues admitted that shorts are a

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