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'Pirates of the Caribbean' Purists Petition Disney to Keep Their PC Paws Off the Redhead Wench
Venezuela's Mariaca Semprún Stars in American Debut of Musical 'Piaf'
Saudi Woman in Miniskirt Video Arrested After Public Outcry

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Venezuela's Mariaca Semprún Stars in American Debut of Musical 'Piaf'

Venezuela's Mariaca Semprún Stars in American Debut of Musical 'Piaf'

By Winnie McCroy |
Miami New Drama (MiND) at Colony Theatre is pleased to announce the American premiere of the critically acclaimed musical "Piaf," with famed Venezuelan actress Mariaca Semprún.

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Maggie Keenan-Bolger and Rachel Sullivan Host Panel Discussion on Gender and Sexuality in Musicals

Maggie Keenan-Bolger and Rachel Sullivan Host Panel Discussion on Gender and Sexuality in Musicals

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 21
On Sunday, July 23, Honest Accomplice Theatre co-founders Maggie Keenan-Bolger and Rachel Sullivan will host a panel discussion about representations of gender and sexuality in musical theater.

For Many African Girls, Menstruation Means Humiliation

For Many African Girls, Menstruation Means Humiliation

By Rodney Muhumuza | Jul 20
Menstrual hygiene has emerged as a serious, and often emotional, subject in Africa, where some experts say governments must supply free sanitary pads to schoolgirls who often are at risk of dropping out because of embarrassment.

Paula Poundstone Performs at Cape Cod Melody Tent
Fire Island, NY

Paula Poundstone Performs at Cape Cod Melody Tent

Jul 20
Fresh on the heels of the release of her hilarious new book, "The Totally Unscientific Study Of The Search For Human Happiness," comedian Paula Poundstone is performing on Saturday, July 22, at The Cape Cod Melody Tent in Hyannis, MA.

3 Kenya Men Sentenced to Death for Stripping, Abusing Woman

3 Kenya Men Sentenced to Death for Stripping, Abusing Woman

By Tom Odula | Jul 19
A Kenyan court on Wednesday sentenced three men to death for stripping naked and abusing a woman during a wave of attacks by mobs claiming that women were inappropriately dressed.

Five Killed in Salem Witch Hunt Remembered on 325th Anniversary

Five Killed in Salem Witch Hunt Remembered on 325th Anniversary

Jul 19
Five women hanged during the Salem witch trials in Massachusetts are being remembered on the 325th anniversary of their deaths.

Nobel Winner Malala in Nigeria Speaks Out Against Boko Haram

Nobel Winner Malala in Nigeria Speaks Out Against Boko Haram

By Haruna Umar | Jul 19
Nobel Peace laureate Malala Yousafzai was greeted with cheers by dozens of young women in northeastern Nigeria, where she spoke out for the many girls abducted under Boko Haram's deadly insurgency.

Venezuela's Mariaca Semprún Stars in American Debut of Musical 'Piaf'

Venezuela's Mariaca Semprún Stars in American Debut of Musical 'Piaf'

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 19
Miami New Drama (MiND) at Colony Theatre is pleased to announce the American premiere of the critically acclaimed musical "Piaf," with famed Venezuelan actress Mariaca Semprún.

Saudi Woman in Miniskirt Video Arrested After Public Outcry

Saudi Woman in Miniskirt Video Arrested After Public Outcry

By Aya Batrawy | Jul 19
A Saudi woman has been arrested for defying the kingdom's strict dress code by walking around in a miniskirt and crop top in a video that sparked public outrage.

Reproductive Rights Orgs Kick Off Week of Action Against Fake Abortion Clinics

Reproductive Rights Orgs Kick Off Week of Action Against Fake Abortion Clinics

Jul 18
Lady Parts Justice League and The Abortion Access Hackathon team up with 30 other orgs for a week of action to expose the truth about fake reproductive health care clinics.

 Long-Distance Motorcycle Trips Seek to Empower Women

Long-Distance Motorcycle Trips Seek to Empower Women

By John Kekis | Jul 18
A year ago Alisa Clickenger's new company helps organize a cross-country motorcycle trips for women.

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