The Ladies – May 24, 2018
Welcome to issue 4 of The Ladies! It’s a listing of tidbits we have enjoyed reading on what is happening with women and girls around the world — along with things to do/see/read/buy. Please click here to subscribe: Subscribe to The Ladies by Email
What’s Up with Seoul’s Pink Parking Spaces for Women?
They’re like regular parking spaces. Except, you know, pink. Parking spots are popping up around Seoul marked with pink borders, painted figures in mini-skirts and overhead signs that say “Female Parking First”. Click here to find out why.
Check Out the Book “In Praise of Difficult Women: Life Lessons From 29 Heroines Who Dared to Break the Rules”
From Frida Kahlo and Elizabeth Taylor to Nora Ephron, Carrie Fisher, and Lena Dunham, this witty narrative explores what we can learn from the imperfect and extraordinary legacies of 29 iconic women who forged their own unique paths in the world. Click here to buy.
How Stacey Abrams’s Historic Win Could Change the Democratic Party
Stacey Abrams made history this week when she won the Democratic primary for governor of Georgia. She now has the chance to become the first Black woman governor in America. Click here to read the article.
CIA Gets First Female Chief with Confirmation of Gina Haspel
Veteran spy Gina Haspel will become the first female director of the CIA. There was some controversy surrounding her nomination. Click here to read more.
Where to Find Coverage of Women’s Sports
The sports media has for decades focused less than 10% — and often less than 5% — of its coverage on women’s sports. Coverage of women’s sports remains persistently low. This is something that needs to change! Here’s the scoop on where you can follow women’s basketball, soccer, hockey, softball and more! Click here for the article.
Check Out This “Fight Like a Girl” Gym Bag & Shirt Pack
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