‘A career of pushing boundaries': How Serena Williams has rewritten rules for women in tennis
Chair umpire Carlos Ramos managed to rob not one but two players in the women’s U.S. Open final. Nobody has ever seen anything like it: An umpire so wrecked a big occasion that both players, Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams alike, wound up distraught with tears streaming down their faces during the trophy presentation and an incensed crowd screamed boos at the court. Ramos took what began as a minor infraction and turned it into one of the nastiest and most emotional controversies in the history of tennis, all because he couldn’t take a woman speaking sharply to him.
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👓 Abortion is Immoral, Except When It Comes to My Mistresses | McSweeny’s
TIM: Life begins at conception. Pregnancy is a gift from God, which is why I’m cosponsoring this anti-abortion legislation after asking my lover to have an abortion. I’m 65 and she’s 32, but you probably figured that out already.
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Stereotypically macho messages limit children’s understanding of what it means to be a father, a man and a boy, as well.
👓 We can teach women to code, but that just creates another problem | The Guardian
Get-girls-to-code initiatives aim to fix tech’s gender imbalance – but they may help reinforce it