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2014-09-19 08:24:19

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- TamTam has been invited by the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media to perform her popular song "Gender Game" at 3 Global Symposiums in NY on Sept. 22nd, DC on Sept. 23rd and LA on Oct. 6th. She will be performing the opening act in NY and LA, and the closing act at the DC symposium, which will also be live streamed to a global audience. (Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140919/147213) As a female artist from the...

2014-09-10 08:30:47

Organization appoints Katie Ray-Jones to top position AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Domestic Violence Hotline is pleased to announce that Katie Ray-Jones has been named chief executive officer and president of the organization. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131003/DA91382LOGO-b "The National Domestic Violence Hotline looks forward to Katie taking the organization to the next level in her role as CEO. Katie has a proven track record...

2014-09-09 23:07:31

The survey was implemented at four health care centers: Fenway Health, in Boston, MA; Beaufort Jasper Hampton Comprehensive Health Services in rural South Carolina; Chase Brexton Health Center in Baltimore and Columbia, Maryland; and Howard Brown Health Center in Chicago, IL. The study also identifies sexual orientation and gender identity questions that can be integrated into existing Electronic Health Records across clinical settings. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 A study...

2014-09-04 23:08:23

Skout's Survey for National Women's Friendship Month Reveals This and Other Fun Facts! San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 In honor of National Women's Friendship Month, which is observed during September, Skout, the leading global social network for meeting new people, recently conducted a survey among women to uncover the latest trends and habits around women's friendship in today's digital society. Skout, which helps its users expand their social circles,...

2014-08-15 08:23:43

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Club Curry today announced it is transforming Kansas City's Black on Burlington into a 1920s-style speakeasy for one of the biggest parties of the year, all to benefit Hope House, which provides shelter and services to survivors of domestic violence. The Club Curry party will feature live entertainment by DJ Nick Ayler and emcee Michael Mackey. Guests will be treated to Aerialists, Flappers, M2, Blackjack, cigar rolling and plenty of...

Apple Employee Diversity Report
2014-08-14 04:20:55

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Apple has become the latest of the large tech companies to release data on employee diversity. The figures reflect a lack of diversity already seen in previous reports by the likes of Google and Yahoo. In his message introducing Apple’s Diversity Report, the company’s CEO Tim Cook said, “I’m not satisfied with the numbers on this page. They’re not new to us, and we’ve been working hard for quite some time to improve...

STEM careers for women
2014-08-13 12:23:24

Dawn Fuller, University of Cincinnati New research shows the importance of social support for women preparing for STEM careers. As a national push continues to recruit talented girls and young women into math- and science-related careers, a new study underlines the importance of mentoring and other social support systems for women pursuing those research professions Mary Jean Amon, a doctoral student in the University of Cincinnati’s psychology program, presented her findings at the...

Do Women Need To ‘Man Up’ For Male-dominated Fields?
2014-08-11 03:20:54

Michigan State University Women applying for a job in male-dominated fields should consider playing up their masculine qualities, indicates new research by Michigan State University scholars that’s part of a series of studies on bias in the hiring process. In a laboratory experiment, women who described themselves using masculine-like traits (assertive, independent, achievement oriented) were evaluated as more fitting for the job than those who emphasized female-like traits (warmth,...

2014-07-16 23:00:17

Report finds that transgender-related discrimination harms health. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Nearly two-thirds of transgender Massachusetts residents have experienced discrimination in a public accommodation setting in the past 12 months and those experiencing this discrimination were nearly twice as likely to report adverse physical and mental health outcomes, according to a study released today by The Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC) and The Fenway Institute...

LGBT Poll CDC
2014-07-16 11:56:30

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new survey released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that on average – gay men, lesbians and bisexuals (LGBT) are more likely than straight people to smoke and binge drink, a major health concern for the gay community. The survey, which found that 2.3 percent of Americans admit to not being heterosexual, indicated that gays and bisexuals are just as likely to exercise as straight people, while more...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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