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December 2022 Film Preview | Women and Hollywood

December marks the long-awaited release of “Women Talking” (December 23), Sarah Polley’s star-studded adaptation of Miriam Toews’ novel of the same name. Led by Rooney Mara, Claire Foy, and Jesse Buckley, the awards contender tells the story of women dealing with the aftermath of sexual assault in their remote religious community. Oscar hopefuls “Saint Omer” … Read more

Daughter says alleged Iowa serial killer preyed on down-and-out women

Daughter says alleged Iowa serial killer preyed on down-and-out women For You News Sports Entertainment Life Money Tech Travel Opinion Lee Rood Des Moines Register Daughter told investigators her father killed 5 to 15 people; Newsweek has reported she believes the number could be 50 to 70. Families of missing relatives have reached out to … Read more

On this day in history, Nov. 29, 1832, ‘Little Women’ author Louisa May Alcott is born in Philadelphia

Author Louisa May Alcott, who portrayed liberated, thoughtful and independent women at a time when her message conflicted with social norms, was born in the Germantown section of Philadelphia on this day in history, Nov. 29, 1832.   Her most famous book, “Little Women,” published in 1868, has proven one of the most enduring and … Read more

NYWIFT Has Presented 24 Scholarships and Awards for Women in Film and TV Throughout 2022

New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) has presented 10 scholarships and 14 festival awards to new and established filmmakers at seven New York-area festivals throughout the past year, a press release has announced. Cash awards and one-year association memberships gifted by the NYWIFT aim to nurture the next generation of women in media. … Read more

South Carolina women unanimous No. 1 in AP Top 25 hoops poll

South Carolina remained the unanimous No. 1 choice in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll released Monday as the Gamecocks keep close watch on the foot injury of reigning Player of the Year Aliyah Boston. The Gamecocks received all 29 first-place votes in the poll released Monday, a day after Boston left a game with … Read more

Meghan Markle Spent Thanksgiving Feeding Homeless Women – Hollywood Life

View gallery Image Credit: Tim Rooke/Shutterstock Meghan Markle made sure that others would have a warm meal on Thanksgiving. The Duchess of Sussex, 41, appeared in a photo posted to the Archewell Foundation website. In the picture, Meghan sports a light green crewneck sweatshirt while she prepares a pumpkin pie for those at the Downtown … Read more

New San Francisco clubhouse represents milestone for women tech execs

Executive women platform Chief opened a new clubhouse in San Francisco this week. Chief In a bustling building in New York’s Flatiron district, two executive women who work at separate companies discuss marketing strategies for their respective businesses. Next to them, three retired women in their sixties share a champagne toast. Across the room, several … Read more

What Australia can do about Iran’s killing, torture and rape of brave women

The Albanese government should widen the regulations to capture these and the many other human rights that can be seriously violated, as well as other thresholds in the Magnitsky Act which the previous government failed to implement. These include violations of international humanitarian law and threats to international security. Surprisingly, the act itself omits international … Read more

RTL Today – Statec: 20 per cent of women have experienced violence

A Statec study has concluded that 20 per cent of women between the ages of 16 and 74 have been victims of physical, sexual or psychological violence. 9,000 women were victims of sexual violence at least once within one year. 10,500 of physical, and 34,000 of psychological violence. Only a minority of victims were … Read more

Florida doctor accused of sexually assaulting multiple women under anesthesia at ritzy cosmetic studio

A Florida cosmetic doctor has been accused of sexually assaulting multiple women while they were under anesthesia at his office on Naples’ ritzy 5th Avenue. The Naples Police Department on Nov. 22 confirmed two women’s allegations against Dr. Eric Andrew Salata — a 54-year-old, board-certified physician at Pura Vida Medical Spa, though there could be … Read more