Posts Tagged as "Women"

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Long Beach Women Discuss Sexual Harassment & Pay Gap In The Service Industry

Oct. 27, 2015 / By
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Sexual assault, pay gap, and heavy workloads were all topics of discussion last Tuesday at a film screening and panel discussion entitled, “Rape on the Night Shift” at CSULB.
Aug 20, 2014; South Williamsport, PA, USA; Mid-Atlantic Region pitcher Mo'ne Davis (3) throws a pitch in the first inning against the West Region at Lamade Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports - RTR435SV

For Female Athletes, Double Standards Start At An Early Age

May. 26, 2015 / By
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Female athletes are judged by their appearance far more than male athletes and are often subjected to public scrutiny based on their looks or “sexual behavior.”

Latina Conference Focuses On Leadership & Education

May. 7, 2015 / By
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Many women at the conference voiced their struggles as working mothers and their fears about going back to school or starting their own businesses.
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The Next Generation of Long Beach Women in STEM

Feb. 27, 2015 / By
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If women are doing better academically in STEM classes, where are women in STEM careers? We asked young women in Long Beach why they chose their STEM major and what advice they have for others considering that path.
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5 Black Women To Watch Online In 2015

Dec. 22, 2014 / By
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A VoiceWaves reporter shares her own reasons for preferring the online world of entertainment, and offers her suggestions for the top Black female entertainers to keep an eye out for in next year.
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Could Low-Income Women Benefit More From Doulas?

Sep. 24, 2014 / By
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According to some studies, the use of doulas can lead to a more empowering birth experience for mothers. But despite growing awareness around the relative lack of doula services in low-income communities, not much has been done to bridge the access divide.

Keep Out Of My Kinks!

Jul. 24, 2014 / By
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The pressure on a Black woman to follow widely accepted beauty norms and standards in America is real...

Young Women Weigh In On Hobby Lobby Decision

Jul. 18, 2014 / By
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For centuries, millions of women all over the world have used some form of birth control...

Why Do Male Athletes—Gay or Straight— Get More Attention Than Female Athletes?

May. 23, 2014 / By
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Being on a sports team comes with camaraderie and often times, teammates can become really close, like family...

Latina Women’s Conference is a First; Women Seek Healing, Empowerment

Apr. 7, 2014 / By
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More than 300 persons attended the very first Latina Women’s Conference in Long Beach last Saturday...

Respected on the Street, But Not in the Industry: Women Skateboarders of LB

Mar. 26, 2014 / By
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Skate parks around the city have grown busy over the last half-decade. With over five skate parks in the city, Long Beach residents have more access to the solo sport than they did ten years ago...

Residents, Community Leaders Speak Out Against Human Trafficking

Feb. 6, 2014 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporters Scott Bosco, Clea Kim and Danube Ramirez Hermosillo
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