Serena Williams and ‘angry black women’

Serena Williams and ‘angry black women’

Image copyright AFP Mammies, jezebels, Sapphires. Black women in America have long been dogged by negative stereotypes, rooted in a history of racism and slavery. In the aftermath of Serena Williams’ controversial US Open loss, it’s the trope of the “angry black woman” that has once again re-emerged.During the US Open final, Williams received a…

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NZ man filmed 34 women in shower for porn

NZ man filmed 34 women in shower for porn

Image copyright Sean Gallup/Getty Image caption The victims said they felt shocked and degraded by the man’s actions A New Zealand man has pleaded guilty to filming 34 women at his guesthouse with covert cameras in shampoo bottles.The man from Hawke’s Bay, North Island – who has not been named to protect his wife -…

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Sydney diner ‘dumped’ drunk women outside

Sydney diner ‘dumped’ drunk women outside

Image copyright INDEPENDENT LIQUOR AND GAMING AUTHORITY Image caption CCTV images show the women lying on the footpath outside the restaurant An Australian restaurant has been fined after its staff “dumped” two drunk, unconscious women on the street.The incident at the Korean BBQ diner in Sydney was one of the worst breaches of liquor laws…

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Finland has second thoughts about its women soldiers

Finland has second thoughts about its women soldiers

Image copyright Finnish Defence Forces Image caption Women like Saara Piitulainen (L) and Alexiana Gaudiat make up a small percentage of Finland’s military recruits but the number reached a record this year “I decided long ago I would do military service,” says Saara Piitulainen, a 22-year-old voluntary servicewoman. “My father was a peacekeeper, and that…

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