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After Monthslong Search, Body Found In Scioto River Identified As Amber Evans

A body identified as 28-year-old activist Amber Evans was recovered from the Scioto River in Ohio on Saturday, according to Columbus, OH, police.Evans, who worked as a director at the Juvenile Justice Coalition and did activism work with the People's Justice Project and March for Our Lives, was reported missing in late January after she and her boyfriend had an alleged dispute. She sent a text to her mother, Tonya Fischer, that read, "I love you and I'm sorry."Fischer found her daughter's car a...
Tags: Facebook, Fashion, Music, Ohio, Evans, Columbus, Midwest, Peters, Fischer, Columbus Ohio Police, Scioto River, Columbus Police, Juvenile Justice Coalition, Brian Peters, Tonya Fischer, People s Justice Project


This Is What Gloria Steinem Was Doing At Your Age

Gloria Steinem has had several long and venerable careers, working as an activist for women’s rights, a journalist, and an author. With her 85th birthday upon us, we are honoring her by looking back at some of the milestone moments in her life for inspiration and the encouragement to continue to grow, evolve, and advocate ourselves. To look at Steinem’s life is to learn that it’s never too late to learn about something or pursue something new.Her Early YearsSteinem’s childhood was far from trad...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, London, Massachusetts, India, New York City, Time, Los Angeles, Barack Obama, Austin, Hugh Hefner, Ohio, Christian Bale, Bale, Cia


Ohio Revokes Funding For Planned Parenthood

This week, Planned Parenthood locations all across Ohio were notified by the Ohio Department of Health that they would no longer receive funding in accordance with state law.Their funding was revoked after a federal appeals court ruling upheld an Ohio law instated in 2016 which forbids the state from providing preventative health funding to any organization that “performs or promotes” non-therapeutic abortions. A non-therapeutic abortion is any abortion that is not considered a medical necessit...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Ohio, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Acton, Ohio Department of Health, Metro News, Sixth U S Circuit Court of Appeals, Robert Mueller, Greater Ohio, Trump Russia, Iris Harvey, Planned Parenthood Southwest Ohio, Amy Acton


A Wave Of New Bills Would Ban Abortion Before Most Women Even Know They're Pregnant

While President Donald Trump is banking on the power of inflammatory anti-abortion rhethoric to help him win the White House again, conservative lawmakers in state legislatures across the country are laserfocused on taking the fight to the courts. The road to making abortion illegal in the U.S. again is paved with extreme regulations like so-called “hearbeat bills.”Since January, nearly a dozen states have introduced this type of legislation, which bans abortion as soon as a fetal heartbeat is ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Minnesota, Supreme Court, California, White House, San Francisco, Georgia, Missouri, Williams, House, Iowa, Ohio, West Coast, Donald Trump, University Of California


This Mom Went To Prison For Enrolling Her Son In A School Outside Her District

The college cheating scandal that has ensnared at least 50 people, including actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, has sparked a much needed conversation about privilege and money in the U.S. educational system. And while the scam has also produced lots of funny commentary due to the sheer ridiculousness of the lengths these parents went to get their kids into college (like photoshopping their kids' faces onto stock photos of athletes) and the level of privilege these people have (Lough...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Justice, New York City, Georgia, Harvard, Ohio, Bridgeport, Andrew, Norwalk, Rourke, Huffman, McDowell, Kavanaugh, Loughlin, Lori Loughlin


A Week In Detroit, MI, On A $52,275 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Today: a college counselor who makes $52,275 per year and spends some of her money this week on protein bars.Occupation: College CounselorIndustry: EducationAge: 25Location: Detroit, MISalary: $52,275Paycheck Amount (Biweekly): $1,708.49Monthly ExpensesRent:...
Tags: Facebook, Fashion, Music, Instagram, Disney, Ohio, Michigan, Detroit, Ali, Kroger, Yangon Myanmar, Bailey, Mary Poppins, Maren Morris, Maggie Nichols, Maren


Turning back time with the Amish of Ohio

At home with the family-loving American Anabaptists who seek a rural life free from the tyranny of modern technologyWhen he cuts open the peach, juice flows to the ground. He sits on a wooden crate surrounded by his six sons, who are also slicing fruit, huge piles of them, before placing them in jars. The youngest, who’s only five, joins in, as they all sit together inside a rust-red barn in the early evening light. They’re dressed identically, in blue shirts and dungarees with battered straw bo...
Tags: Travel, America, Life and style, Pennsylvania, Ohio, United States Holidays, North And Central America Holidays, COLUMBUS Ohio, Holmes County, German Village, Franklin Park Columbus, Zoombezi Bay Water Park


New Music To Know This Week: ABIR Tangoes Away From Bad Love, Shingai Goes Home & More

Ever since my first job at MTV working as a music programmer, I can't stop trying to match people with music they might like. So, I wrote a book calledRecord Collecting for Girls and started interviewing musicians. The Music Concierge is a column where I share music I'm listening to that you might enjoy, with a little context. Get everything I've recommended this year on Spotify, follow me on Twitter or Facebook, and leave a comment below telling me what you're listening to this week. ABIR "Ta...
Tags: Facebook, Fashion, Music, Mtv, Ohio, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Rayana Jay, Shingai, Hailey Reinhart


The Founder Of Girls Who Code Wants Women To Lose (& Win)

Reshma Saujani, the founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, will be the first to tell you that her first big success was technically a failure. In 2010, Saujani hit pause on a successful career in law and finance to run for incumbent Rep. Carolyn Maloney's seat in Congress."I ran the hardest kind of race of my life and I lost famously. Miserably," Saujani recently told Refinery29. "When you run for political office, everybody knows that you lose. You can't hide it."But instead of letting the loss de...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Congress, New York City, Walmart, Chelsea, Ohio, Carolyn Maloney, Reshma Saujani, Saujani, Black Latina, Miserably Saujani, Office of the New York City Public Advocate, AbortionThe Trump Administration


Boy who stole Life magazine with Beatles on cover returns it to library 50 years later

50 years ago, a boy named Brian stole a copy of Life magazine from an Ohio library that sported a photo of The Beatles on its back cover. But this week he decided to give the book back, along with an apology note: "Hello. I stole this magazine from the Parma Ridge Road library when I was a kid. I'm sorry I took it. I've enclosed a check for the late fee." Over the decades he racked up more than $1,800 in late fees, according to AP. But fortunately, for Brian, the library puts a $100 cap on libra...
Tags: Post, News, Life, The Beatles, Ohio, Brian, Beatles, Life Magazine, Cuyahoga County Public Library, 1800 Late Fees, Consciences, Parma Ridge Road


17 Amazing Women Who Made History — That You've Never Heard Of

Update: In honor of Women's Equality Day, we're sharing this slideshow on 16 history-making women you've probably never heard of. Ahead, a look at the barriers they broke in supporting rights for all women.This story was originally published on March 8, 2016.It’s a pretty great time to be a woman. A lot remains to be done to support women’s rights around the world, but more women now have access to education, economic opportunities, and leadership roles than ever before.This progress is thanks ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, England, Hollywood, London, Minnesota, Greece, Navy, Mexico, China, Wikipedia, Singapore, America, Georgia, Rome, Harvard


Kavanaugh's Dissent In Louisiana's Abortion Case Means Trouble For Roe v. Wade

In a 5-4 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court blocked a draconian abortion law in Louisiana nearly identical legislation at the heart of Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, a major reproductive rights case decided by the court in 2016.Chief Justice John Roberts sided with the liberal wing of the bench on June Medical Services v. Gee because the 2014 law — which like Texas' HB2 required abortion providers to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals — placed an undue burden on women seeking to term...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Texas, Supreme Court, Kentucky, Ohio, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Trump, Lousiana, U S Supreme Court, John Roberts, Roberts, Roe, Kavanaugh, Hellerstedt


The Best — & Worst — Types Of Alcohol For Your Skin

It's two weeks into January, and if you've resolved to go dry — cutting out alcohol — you might be feeling a change of heart heading into the weekend. While it's no beauty elixir, one glass of red wine a day is okay, even healthy, some might say. But when you start your morning with a round of mimosas at brunch, down a vodka shot around midnight, and account for a few beers in between — the repercussions are not so fun. Not only does it mess with your clarity of mind, drinking can seriously fuc...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Ohio, Bordeaux, Sauvignon Blanc, Tuchman, Neal Schultz, Louisa Cannell, Angela Caglia, Caglia, Paula Simpson, Jillian Tuchman, Louisa Cannell VodkaNow, Louisa Cannell BeerWhether, Louisa Cannell TequilaYour


Kentucky Legislator Proposes New Ban On Abortion As Soon As A Heartbeat Is Detected

New year, new opportunity for anti-abortion lawmakers to try to restrict a woman's right to choose. Republican state Rep. Robert Gofort just introduced a bill to ban abortions in Kentucky as soon as a fetal heartbeat is detected. This type of legislation, commonly known as a "heartbeat bill," would mean abortions could be banned as early as six weeks of gestation. At that point, most women don't even know they're pregnant.The procedure is already severely restricted in Kentucky, which only has ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Supreme Court, Kentucky, United States, Tennessee, Iowa, Ohio, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, John Kasich, U S Supreme Court, Nash, Casey, Bill Haslam, Guttmacher Institute, Elizabeth Nash


A Week In Cleveland, OH, On A Joint $63/Hour Income

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Today: a part-time writer working in publishing who makes $33 per hour (around $108,000 per year when combined with her husband's income) and spends some of her money this week on a snow globe.Occupation: WriterIndustry: PublishingAge: 38Location: Cleveland,...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Fashion, Music, Washington Post, Netflix, Michelle Obama, Harry Potter, Santa Claus, Ohio, Santa, Cleveland, Marky Mark, Apple Store, Browns, Qdoba


Ohio Governor Bans Common Abortion Practice While Vetoing "Heartbeat" Bill

While wrapping up his tenure as governor of Ohio, Republican John Kasich signed Senate Bill 145 into law this week, banning the most common method of second trimester abortion. This follows over 20 abortion-limiting proposals Kasich has signed into law since taking office, positioning Ohio as one of the most restrictive states for abortion in the U.S.The new law bans the dilation and evacuation (D&E) procedure and imposes tight restrictions with little exception. Cases of rape or incest are not...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Senate, United States, Ohio, Bill, Trump, John Kasich, Kasich, Mike DeWine, The Hill, Supreme Court of the United States, Guttmacher Institute, DeWine, Elizabeth Nash, Associated Press Abortion


Ohio Senate Votes To Ban Abortion As Soon As A Heartbeat Is Detected

The Republican-controlled Ohio Senate voted 18-13 on Wednesday to pass a so-called "heartbeat bill.” If the legislation becomes law, it would ban abortions as early as six weeks of gestation, effectively making the procedure illegal in the state. At six weeks, most women don't even know they're pregnant.The bill, which the Ohio House of Representatives passed in November, was amended so that transvaginal ultrasounds would not be required in order to detect a fetal heartbeat. That provision mean...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Mississippi, Supreme Court, Research, United States, House, Iowa, Ohio, Louisiana, Donald Trump, John Kasich, Mike Pence, U S Supreme Court, Legislature, Kasich


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Right: Congress' Interns & Staffers Deserve A Living Wage

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez set her sights this week on a longtime D.C. issue barely any members of Congress have addressed in the past: the archaic tradition of unpaid internships and refusal to offer paid staffers a living wage. For Carlos Mark Vera, founder and CEO of the nonprofit organization Pay Our Interns, that the congresswoman-elect for New York's 14th District used her political capital to speak on this issue was a refreshing change."A lot of constituents think that staffers here in Cap...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, Congress, Washington Post, America, Gop, United States, House, Ohio, Capitol Hill, Mra, Costa Rica, U S Senate, Bill Johnson, Henson


New Oklahoma Bill Would Make Abortion Punishable By Life In Prison

Following the footsteps of Republicans in Ohio, an Oklahoma state senator has introduced a new bill that would make abortion a felony homicide punishable by life in prison.Senate Bill 13, sponsored by Republican Sen. Joseph Silk, gives fetuses equal protection under state laws and includes abortion in Oklahoma's definition of felony homicide. The legislation, dubbed the Abolition of Abortion in Oklahoma Act, makes no exceptions for cases of rape, incest, or danger to a woman's life. "It’s gonna...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Mississippi, Supreme Court, Senate, Ohio, Bill, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Donald Trump, Silk, Legislature, Tulsa, KFOR, Roe, Guttmacher Institute


The 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways: Gifts Under $50

Welcome to AoM’s 12 Days of Christmas! We’ve partnered with Huckberry to bring you 12 straight days of awesome gift guides and giveaways. Each day will feature a different Huckberry shop with 10 gift ideas, as well as a giveaway. The giveaways will run until 12pm CT the next day, and the winner will get to choose an item of their choice from that day’s featured shop.  If you’re trying to do your Christmas shopping without blowing out your budget, you’re likely looking for gifts that come in und...
Tags: Usa, Life, America, Travel & leisure, Ohio, Tsa, Gift Guides, Giveaway, Promotion, Flint, Stanley, Pappy Van Winkle, Dopp, Huckberry, AOM, Bissell Maple Farm


Abortions In America Hit Lowest Rate Since Roe V. Wade

Abortions in America are at their lowest rate since abortion was legalized, according to a new report from the CDC.The survey, released on Wednesday, revealed that abortions for women aged 15 to 44 dropped 24% nationwide between 2006 and 2015. The overall rate of abortions also declined by 2% (from 652,639) from 2014 to 2015.The abortion rate decreased for all age groups, but the largest decline was for teenagers between the ages of 15 and 19, where there was a decline of 54%.A cause was not sp...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Mississippi, Cdc, America, Switzerland, Ohio, Roe V Wade, ACA, Phil Bryant, Guttmacher Institute


A Week In Columbus, OH, On A $56,000 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Calling all entrepreneurs: We want to hear from you! If you’re a freelancer or self-employed, we’d love to feature your Money Diary. Submit here.Today: a human services administrator working in government who makes $56,000 per year and spends some of her mon...
Tags: Fashion, Music, UK, Minneapolis, Walmart, Ohio, Starbucks, Gillian Flynn, Hulu, Seinfeld, Columbus, Salvation Army, Coke, Maui, Clif, Garnier


Judge Strikes Down Mississippi's 15-Week Abortion Law

A Mississippi judge has permanently blocked the most draconian abortion law in the U.S., which banned the procedure after 15 weeks. The bill only provided exceptions when the mother's health is in danger or severe fetal abnormality, and not for rape or incest.Republican Gov. Phil Bryant signed the bill into law in March, but a judge immediately put a temporary block on it, which was extended multiple times and was set to expire on November 26."The State chose to pass a law it knew was unconstit...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Mississippi, Supreme Court, Court, United States, House, Ohio, Louisiana, Reuters, Reeves, Roe, Phil Bryant, Planned Parenthood Action Fund, Mississippi Legislature, Carlton W Reeves


Ohio Legislature Votes To Ban Abortion At 6 Weeks

The Republican-controlled Ohio House of Representatives voted 58-35 to pass a six-week abortion ban, also known as a "heartbeat bill," on Thursday. If the legislation becomes law, it would effectively make abortion illegal in the state. It would also be the second time this year a state enacts the most restrictive abortion ban in the nation.The bill looks to criminalize abortion providers who offer the procedure after a fetal heartbeat is detected, which often happens around six weeks of gestat...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Mississippi, Supreme Court, Research, United States, Iowa, Ohio, Louisiana, North Carolina, Donald Trump, John Kasich, Mike Pence, U S Supreme Court, Legislature, Kasich


Canada: how a dying man’s wish that his tattoos outlive him came true

Chris Wenzel hoped his children could appreciate the intricate designs that adorned his body after his death. An Ohio-based company made it happenIt was a dying Canadian man’s wish that the tattoos which covered much of his body should outlive him.Chris Wenzel of Saskatoon hoped his children, and even maybe his grandchildren, would one day be able to appreciate the intricate designs. Continue reading...
Tags: Americas, Life and style, World news, Canada, Tattoos, Ohio, Saskatoon, Chris Wenzel


Lawyer Michael Avenatti Arrested On Claims Of Domestic Violence

Michael Avenatti, the little-known lawyer who rose to fame for representing adult film star and director , was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of domestic violence in Los Angeles. He denies the allegations.Avenatti, a self-proclaimed advocate of women’s rights, was booked on a felony domestic violence charge. Though details of the alleged incident have yet to be released, authorities told BuzzFeed News it had occurred at a residence on Santa Monica Boulevard near Beverly Hills. The celebrity g...
Tags: Fashion, Music, California, Washington, Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Ohio, BuzzFeed News, Santa Monica Boulevard, Michael Avenatti, Avenatti, Baraboo High School, Lisa Storie Avenatti, Storie Avenatti


All The States Where Weed Is Legal

As of now, 11 states and Washington, D.C., have legalized the recreational use of marijuana. An additional 22 states — along with U.S. territories Puerto Rico and Guam — allow the use of cannabis for medical purposes.Weed, of course, remains illegal at the federal level. And even though there's been a push from some members of Congress that could lead to its legalization, there's significant opposition from Attorney General Jeff Sessions. However, it's important to note that President Donald Tr...
Tags: Utah, Fashion, Music, Florida, New York, Minnesota, Maryland, Congress, Colorado, California, Montana, Washington, Oregon, Massachusetts, West Virginia, Georgia


Sportswear Brand Jack Tar Togs Relaunched

SARASOTA – The brand Jack Tar Togs, which helped to popularize the sailor suit for American youths and women for most of the 20th century, has returned. The brand was originally marketed to youth and schools, and well known in school and women’s uniforms. The company’s signature garment was the sailor suit, which was sold in department and specialty stores. They sold the sailor suit as both a fashion item for women, and a practical item for youth. The brand, which began in Baltimore, was all abo...
Tags: Fashion, America, Ohio, Baltimore, Frank Capra, Branding, Sarasota, Theodore Roosevelt, Ladies ' Home Journal, Sportswear Brand Jack Tar Togs, Jack Tar Togs, Howard Chandler Christie, New Jack Tar Togs, Alice Blum Pollard


When Will Midterm Election Results Come In? Here's When Polls Close

Tuesday marks the end of perhaps the most consequential midterm election in recent history. To summarize: A record number of women are running for office, plenty of candidates could make history, people participated in early voting at a rate that outpaced previous midterm elections, and Democrats have a chance at flipping the U.S. House of Representatives. It's, well, a lot.That means that the entire nation will be watching Tuesday night to figure out the results. But since all good things come...
Tags: Utah, Fashion, Music, Florida, New York, Texas, Minnesota, Mississippi, Maryland, Congress, California, Montana, Washington, Kentucky, Oregon, Virginia


These 3 Women Have All Created A Stage For Themselves — & They're Using It For Good

As Shakespeare once proclaimed, “All the world’s a stage.” And for three NYC-based movers and shakers — Met Opera dancer , , and philanthropist — this sentiment couldn’t be truer (though, a more accurate update could be “All the world’s her stage”). One common thread we learned from these powerhouse women, despite their varying creative fields, is that they’re not interested in seeking out someone else’s stage to act as a supporting player, but rather, they’re creating their own spotlight a...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Ohio, Puma, Shakespeare, Tracee Ellis Ross, Met Opera, Cerone, Escobosa Cosmo



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