Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh has been accused of sexual assault by three women. Standing alongside members of the public, and Senators Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., for Thursday’s Cancel Kavanaugh protest outside the E. Barrett Prettyman Federal Courthouse in Washington, D.C., were a number of stars, including Amy Schumer and Emily Ratajkowski.
A Cornell University student gave an entire presentation in her underwear after a professor said her shorts were "too short."
Wednesday is International Women’s Day so Yahoo Style is highlighting a few of the powerful women who are living by the year’s IWD theme, #BeBoldForChange, which calls on women to help forge a more gender-inclusive world. Just a few weeks ago, Brooklyn-born Nelini Stamp, 29, an Occupy Wall Street alum and national membership director for the progressive Working Families Party, and Elizabeth Zeldin, 37, a mom of two and nonprofit housing worker with little activist background, didn’t know each other.
It wasn’t just animal rights that were being fought for this morning at London Fashion Week. The protest brought up some worrying facts surrounding the fashion world. The average age of a catwalk model is now 17 with older models coming few and far between.
We may be used to Kanye West sparking controversies every 0.2 seconds by now, but this doesn’t make them any less shocking or eye-roll worthy.
Supposedly introduced to protect women from oppressive practices, the ban has resulted in women being ordered by police to remove their swimwear in public, and fined for wearing covering clothing on beaches. It shows how illogical it is that individual items of clothing can be worn (legally) individually by a woman, but how as soon as they’re worn in combination, the outfit is breaking the law.