'Mrs. America' ERA miniseries gives women of color their due

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Mrs. America,” which dramatizes the Equal Rights Amendment fight that pitted a surprising and determined opponent against a deep bench of supporters, is a marvel in many ways. ...

Women’s Day in Taipei: 'Collectively we can all play a part'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Women’s March Taiwan (WMT) is cooperating with Moving Women Est. (MOWES) to celebrate International Women's Day at the Canadian Trade Office in Taipei on Sun...

Report: Russian social accounts sow election discord - again

Four years after Russia-linked groups stoked divisions in the U.S. presidential election on social media platforms, a new report shows that Moscow's campaign hasn't let up and has become harder to det...

Dior invokes #MeToo in feminist-inspired fashion show

“Consent, Consent, Consent” flashed the neon set lights at Dior's latest ready-to-wear show in Paris. It signaled that the house's first ever female designer, Maria Grazia Chiuri, wo...

Jaroslav Kubera, speaker of Czech Senate, dies at 72

PRAGUE (AP) — Jaroslav Kubera, speaker of the upper house of the Czech Parliament, has died. He was 72. The Senate said in a brief statement Kubera died on Monday due to unspecified ...

Can a woman win the presidency? Clash exposes deeper issue

WASHINGTON (AP) — The smoldering political flareup between Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders has reignited a debate among Democratic primary voters over a question that has been gnawing at them for ...

Singer Goo Hara’s death shines light on dark side of K-pop

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The death of South Korean singer and actor Goo Hara, whose body was found at her home in Seoul this week, has again shone a spotlight on pressures that stars, especially fema...

Review: Elizabeth Banks takes a shot at 'Charlie's Angels'

If you're watching a big studio film featuring a female ensemble, there is a 50% chance that there is going to be some monologue about how men underestimating women is both a truism and an advantage. ...

Mexico marks Day of Dead on 500th anniversary of Conquest

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico is marking its Day of the Dead amid the 500th anniversary of the Spanish Conquest, and true to the holiday's roots, it has become an opportunity for reflection and reconcilia...

Taiwan makes a splash at APEC WEF meeting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Legislator Luo-Bing-cheng (羅秉成) led Taiwan’s delegation to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Women and the Economy Forum (WEF) Ministerial Meeting in La S...

Dior celebrates nature to kick off Paris Fashion Week

PARIS (AP) — The drizzly weather in the French capital didn't rain on Dior's parade as the powerhouse staged the first major show of Paris Fashion Week on Tuesday. On the contrary, r...

Review: Sail away with the must-see documentary 'Maiden'

Just over 30 years ago, a woman named Tracy Edwards had the idea to lead an all-female crew in the Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race. It wasn't exactly met with a groundswell of support, or any sup...

Taiwan gym owner draws fire after anti-LGBT Facebook post

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A day after Taiwan legalized same-sex marriage, the expat owner of a popular fitness gym in Taipei posted a controversial image and incendiary text that quickly outraged many T...

Who's ready for a new Archie Bunker, live on your TV?

NEW YORK (AP) — Archie Bunker is coming back to prime-time network TV and he might look a little different to viewers — even if what he says is exactly the same. Woody Harrelson is s...

Players seeking change for women's soccer in Latin America

For women in many parts of the world, a level playing field in soccer can simply mean having a playable practice field. Players in Latin America face clear political, cultural and ev...