Trans women banned from female athletic competitions — RT World News

The World Athletics Council says it will continue to “maintain fairness” for women in sports Transgender people will no longer be able to compete in female sports competitions, the World Athletics Council has ruled. From April on, any athlete who has been through male puberty will not be allowed to compete in women’s track and … Read more

World Athletics to exclude transgender female athletes from women’s competitions

Fox News Flash top sports headlines for March 23

World Athletics on Thursday announced its decision to exclude transgender female athletes who have been through male puberty from world rankings competitions. The international governing body for track and field and other running-related athletic events said its decision would have no consequences for athletes right now because there are no transgender athletes competing internationally. “World … Read more

World Athletics bans transgender female athletes from competing in female world ranking events

Lord Coe said the decision was made “to protect the female category” World Athletics has banned transgender female athletes from competing in the female category at international events. The governing body’s president, Lord Coe, said no female transgender athlete who had gone through male puberty would be permitted to compete in female world ranking competitions … Read more

Russia’s Only Female Cosmonaut Praises ISS Mission

Russia’s only active female cosmonaut Anna Kikina on Thursday described a “wonderful” atmosphere during her mission to the International Space Station where she traveled aboard a SpaceX spaceship.  The orbital station is one of the few remaining areas of cooperation between Moscow and Washington amid a breakdown of ties since Moscow sent troops to Ukraine. … Read more

HBCU Grad Makes History As First Black Female Neurosurgeon Resident At Vanderbilt

Florida A&M University alumna Tamia Potter is now the first Black woman to become a neurosurgeon resident at Vanderbilt University — and Twitter users can’t hold back their excitement for the history-making pioneer. The FAMU graduate shared the monumental news Friday on Twitter. “My first job was a certified nursing assistant at 17 years old … Read more

The challenge for female leaders is to get their voices heard: Lisa Gibbons, Blockchain Advocate

Lisa Gibbons is a passionate storyteller with over 15 years of experience. She writes for numerous publications and is the co-founder of the Irish Shebeen, the first Irish Pub in the metaverse. She has a love for all things blockchain, the metaverse and sustainability. Most recently, she spoke at the Women in Technology series in … Read more

Former federal corrections officer sentenced to 10 years for raping female inmate in Los Angeles

Prosecutor shreds Gascon

A former federal corrections officer was sentenced to 10 years in prison for sexually assaulting a woman in COVID-19 isolation and then lying to federal investigators about the assault.  U.S. District Judge Otis D. Wright II sentenced Jose Viera, 49, to a maximum sentence in the Central District of California Monday for raping an inmate … Read more

For female journalists, covering China comes at a cost — Radio Free Asia

The strange men started showing up at Su Yutong’s Berlin apartment in early June. For weeks, one or two would arrive each day. Su grew up in China but since 2010 has lived in Germany, where she works as a journalist, including for Radio Free Asia. Her visitors, though, thought they were visiting a prostitute.  … Read more