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Britney Young on new show “GLOW” and flipping stereotypes

Actress Britney Young plays Carmen on Netflix’s new series, “GLOW,” which follows a ragtag women’s wrestling league in the 1980s. The show is based on the real-life wrestling promotion “Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling.” Unlike the other characters, Carmen comes from a famous wrestling family. Young talked to CBS News about how she trained for the series and what she enjoyed about working on a women-centric show. You play Carmen, also known as Machu Picchu, who is perhaps the kindest character on “GLOW” — she’s sweet and friendly and happy. How…

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A Gamer Channel’s Mission: Send the Trolls Packing

The motto of the channel, led by four women, is “build up, never tear down.” That makes Misscliks something of a haven at a time when gamer culture has been criticized for being misogynistic and unforgiving. In recent years, the games industry has grappled with episodes like the Gamergate movement in 2014, when female game developers, creators and players were the subjects of a targeted harassment campaign. In 2016, Microsoft apologized after it hired women to dance on platforms at a gaming conference in San Francisco. To change that culture,…

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Third-Wave Feminist Bullies Are Destroying Feminism

By Tiana Lowe, National Review Appearances matter: Women who wear pink dresses are not welcome. Third-wave feminism is suffering a crisis of credibility. On the one hand, interviewers consistently badger actresses and celebrities to declare themselves feminists and lambaste them if they decline to do so. “When talking about feminism, there are a lot of misconceptions about what the word actually means,” writes Teen Vogue’s Brittney McNamara. “At its heart, feminism is about choice. It’s the belief that everyone should have the equality that grants them the right to choose…

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Government Ethics Chief Urges Major Changes on His Way Out

A White House official dismissed the criticism, saying on Sunday that Mr. Shaub was simply promoting himself and had failed to do his job properly. Continue reading the main story “Mr. Schaub’s penchant for raising concerns on matters well outside his scope with the media before ever raising them with the White House — which happens to be his actual day job — is rather telling,” Lindsay E. Walters, a White House spokeswoman, said in a statement that misspelled Mr. Shaub’s name. “The truth is, Mr. Schaub is not interested…

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Tech Fix: When You Should (and Shouldn’t) Share Your Location Using a Smartphone

Yet security experts agree that on smartphones, it is now practically impossible to stop location tracking. There is a multitude of ways for third parties to find out where we are, including cell towers, the metadata transmitted from telecommunications, and data logged on our phones. Continue reading the main story So we might as well embrace location sharing and reap the benefits. “For the vast majority of people and the vast majority of circumstances, the benefits they get from sharing their whereabouts way exceed the risks that might be out…

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Chris Christie takes on angry callers on N.J. sports radio show

New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie speaks Friday, June 30, 2017, in Trenton, N.J. Michael Catalini / AP Last Updated Jul 11, 2017 2:56 AM EDT New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie feuded Monday with a constituent who called into the sports radio show that the governor was guest-hosting. “Governor, next time you want to sit on a beach that is closed to the entire world except you, you put your fat*** in a car and go to one that’s open to all your constituents — not just you and yours,”…

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Chris Christie takes on angry caller on N.J. sports radio show

New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie speaks Friday, June 30, 2017, in Trenton, N.J. Michael Catalini / AP New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie feuded Monday with a constituent who called into the sports radio show that the governor was guest-hosting. “Governor, next time you want to sit on a beach that is closed to the entire world except you, you put your fat*** in a car and go to one that’s open to all your constituents — not just you and yours,” said a caller, who was introduced as Mike…

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