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Underwood’s married life not typical


June 20th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 20 (IANS) Singer Carrie Underwood says her relationship with her husband Mike Fisher, who is an ice hockey player, is not the usual type because they have ... Read more...

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Bilawal wants 50 percent women in Pakistani parliament


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 23 (IANS) Pakistan Peoples Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari says that he dreams of a Pakistani parliament that will have 50 percent women, it was reported here.Zardari ... Read more...

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Confused Beth Ditto avoided make-up in school


May 14th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 14 (IANS) Singer Beth Ditto, who loves experimenting with her looks, says she never wore make-up in high school because she was struggling with her sexuality."I grew up ... Read more...

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Brazil wants firms to offer six months’ maternity leave


February 17th, 2012 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Feb 17 (IANS/EFE) The Brazilian government wants to increase from four to six months the amount of paid maternity leave companies are obliged to give new mothers, the country's ... Read more...

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Beyonce was virgin until marriage


January 22nd, 2011 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 22 (IANS) Singer Beyonce Knowles reveals she was a virgin until she met her husband Jay-Z."People would be surprised as to the lack of experiences I've had. When I ... Read more...

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Sex is the price women pay for relationships: Stephen Fry


October 31st, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 31 (ANI): Broadcaster and writer Stephen Fry has made a controversial statement on female sexuality, saying that they do not enjoy having sex.In an interview with Attitude Magazine, the openly ... Read more...

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New York teacher says she was a sex worker


September 27th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 27 (IANS) Parents at a school in New York were stunned when a 30-year-old teacher, who has a Master's degree in fine arts, revealed she was a former ... Read more...

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Vanessa Paradis, Johnny Depp to play literary lovers?


September 7th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 7 (ANI): French actress Vanessa Paradis has confirmed she and partner Johnny Depp are considering playing Simone De Beauvoir and her lover Nelson Algren in an upcoming flick.The 'Joe ... Read more...

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Germaine Greer confesses affair with film director Federico Fellini


April 12th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 12 (ANI): Scholar Germaine Greer has for the first time confessed that she had a brief affair with Federico Fellini, the married film director. Greer has described how she ... Read more...

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French philosopher tells mums to be women first, mothers second


March 30th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 30 (ANI): A controversial French philosopher and leading feminist has argued that mothers, including those in Australia, need to be women first and mothers second.Elisabeth Badinter says most are trying ... Read more...

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Outcry over “offensive rape chic T-shirts”


January 23rd, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 23 (ANI): Retail chain Roger David has defended itself after it was criticised for the sale of T-shirts depicting naked and bound women.The new fashion line titled Blood Is ... Read more...

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Vandana Pathak to re-enter Television


December 28th, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Do you remember the feminist from 'Hum Paanch' or you can say the lady with the word Bhagwaaaaan from 'Khichdi'? Yes, you are right it's none other than Vandana Pathak aka ... Read more...

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Cambridge University’s tabloid under fire over steamy pics


October 29th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): Cambridge University's first online tabloid, which includes students posing as 'Page 3' girls under the banner 'Totty,' is at the centre of a controversy.The tabloid, called The Tab, ... Read more...

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Cherie Blair feared shed conceive whenever she didnt use contraceptives


March 2nd, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 2 (ANI): Cherie Blair, the wife of former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair, has said that she feared that she would become pregnant whenever she did not use contraceptives.Cherie ... Read more...

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Kate Winslet: Im a feminist


December 19th, 2008 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 19 (ANI): Hollywood actress Kate Winslet insists that she is a feminist.The 33-year-old actress plays the role of an emotionally cramped woman in her new film Revolutionary Road, based ... Read more...

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Ex-Bond Goldfinger girl says Pussy Galore was no bimbo


October 15th, 2008 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 15 (ANI): Former James Bond girl Honor Blackman has hit back at the claims that her role Pussy Galore was that of a bimbo, insisting that the character was ... Read more...

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Pink brands Sarah Palin terrifying


September 13th, 2008 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 13 (ANI): Republican vice presidential hopeful Sarah Palin has been branded terrifying by pop-punk singer Pink. The singer, who rallied against Republican president GEORGE W. BUSH in her 2006 ... Read more...

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Pink slams ‘terrifying’ Palin


September 13th, 2008 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Pop star Pink has launched a stinging attack on US vice presidential hopeful Sarah Palin, dubbing the Republican as "terrifying".The singer, who rallied against Republican president George W. ... Read more...

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First Arab novelist was a woman: Syrian minister


June 17th, 2008 - 8:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The first Arab novelist was a woman, and not a man as has been believed so far, says a Syrian minister and scholar on the basis of ... Read more...

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Iran imposes suspended jail term on women activist


May 3rd, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by admin
DPA Tehran, May 3 (DPA) The Iranian judiciary has imposed a suspended jail term on women's rights activist and 2007 Olaf Palme Prize-winner Parvin Ardalan, the Tehran press reported Saturday. The feminist received ... Read more...

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FHM names Germaine Greer Woman Of The Year


December 3rd, 2007 - 1:56 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Dec 03 (ANI): The year 2007 will be a memorable one for Germaine Greer, as the feminist was named woman of the year by FHM.Greer has beaten former Miss Universe Jennifer ... Read more...

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