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An engineer said men were better at tech jobs than women. Google decided he wasn’t good for a tech job at all

Internet giant Google has fired the male engineer at the center of an uproar in Silicon Valley over the past week after he authored an internal memo asserting there are biological causes behind gender inequality in the tech industry. James Damore, the engineer who wrote the memo, confirmed his dismissal, saying in an email to […]


Elizabeth Banks’ spirited message to Steven Spielberg wasn’t accurate, but it’s important

Image: Photo by Chance Yeh/FilmMagic; Frazer Harrison/Getty Images By Martha Tesema2017-06-15 15:16:05 UTC Elizabeth Banks delivered a fiery message to the Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards audience on  Tuesday night about, well, women in film.  While accepting the Crystal Award, Banks took the opportunity to call out directors, including Steven Spielberg, in a […]