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Transgender woman breastfeeds baby in first recorded case, study says

A transgender woman has been able to breastfeed a baby in the first recorded case of its kind, researchers say. The 30-year-old wanted to breastfeed after her pregnant partner said she did not want to do it herself, according to the Transgender Health journal. She was able to breastfeed after taking a course of drugs and breast pumping, the US case report said. A UK expert said the “exciting” research could lead to more cases of transgender women breastfeeding. The woman had been on hormone replacement therapy for six years,…

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Justin Trudeau corrected a woman for saying mankind: 'We'd like to say peoplekind'

​Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau drew cheers – and then some backlash – after he told a woman to use the word “peoplekind” instead of “mankind”. Trudeau was quickly criticised by conservative media outlets and personalities who said his political correctness has gone haywire. But others said the comments, which were made during a town hall event, were taken out of context. Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, addresses the plenary session during the opening day of the 48th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, in January…

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Why Is This Woman So Preoccupied With Your Bathroom Habits?

Advertisement Miki Agrawal, the “She-E.O.” ousted from her menstrual-underwear company, Thinx, last year amid employee complaints of sexual harassment and fostering a toxic work environment, has pivoted to a venture that targets another intimate region of the body. Ms. Agrawal wants to do the most radical thing for derrière self-care since Mr. Whipple warned Americans not to squeeze the Charmin. Her clip-on bidet attachment, Tushy, is designed to lure wellness-minded millennials, with its sleek iPhone-inspired looks and $ 69 price tag (the Tushy Spa, with a warm-water function, costs $…

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A woman was listed as a missing person – but she was just on 'The Bachelor'

Going on The Bachelor requires disappearing from your regular life. Contestants leave behind their jobs, pets, family, friends and social media accounts for days or weeks or months to compete for true love. But one contestant was reported as missing to the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office in California when in fact she was competing on the reality show. On Thursday, a story in the North Coast Journal on 35 people currently missing in Humboldt County, California, included Rebekah Martinez. The newspaper asked readers if they recognised anyone in their collection of…

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Encounters: The Star of ‘A Fantastic Woman’ Picks a Few Come-Hither Dresses

Advertisement Daniela Vega glanced appraisingly into the makeup mirror. Her eyelids, slicked with gloss by a tirelessly hovering makeup artist, gave her the humid, come-hither look of a 1930s cinema vamp. Pretty much as she’d planned. “I want to look like a period piece,” said Ms. Vega, the 28-year-old Chilean star of “A Fantastic Woman.” Ms. Vega, a transgender actress who plays a passably stylish transgender woman in the film (a contender for the Best Foreign Language Oscar), acknowledged that, on screen or off, fashion has long been a formidable…

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