May 12, 2021

Why men win more Oscars than women | Culture| Arts, music and lifestyle reporting from Germany | DW

“The Oscar goes to…” — in purely statistical terms, the name that follows will be a man’s. After all, 68% of the contenders for the prestigious trophy are male, which means that in 2021, men will receive the majority of Oscars. The good news is that the percentage of women nominated for an award is on the rise: 28.5% last year compared to 32% this year, according to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Two female directors are in the running, too: Chloe Zhao and Emerald Fennell. The fact that two women have been nominated in the Best

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Jen Munoz’s fashion picks for spring

April Showers Bring May Flowers…

We could all use a reminder that even things that seem unpleasant like heavy rain in April, can bring enjoyable ones like an abundance of flowers in May. Jen Munoz joined AM Extra Wednesday to share some unique rainy day items, along with some festive floral ones to help brighten the next few months!

April Showers 

For the littles: 

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Savannah man, family embrace his cross-dressing as a woman

Jane Fishman is a contributing lifestyle columnist for the Savannah Morning News.

It’s not often you see two photographs – one a man, the other a woman – in the same obituary. But that’s how William “Bill” Davidson IV – aka Barbara Marie Davidson – who died March 13 at 77, wanted it.

The retired lieutenant commander spent 26 years in the military serving in Vietnam and Granada followed by 19 years as a registered nurse. The graduate of Savannah High School and The Citadel didn’t want there to be any confusion. He wanted to make sure everything was as

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Walmart Taps Designer Brandon Maxwell for Fashion Brands

Walmart  (WMT) – Get Report said Tuesday that it named the fashion designer Brandon Maxwell as creative director for its private-label Free Assembly and Scoop brands.

Shares of the Bentonville, Ark., retail giant at last check were little changed at $133.55.

Maxwell will oversee four seasonal collections annually for Free Assembly and Scoop, Walmart said. He’ll begin by influencing the holiday 2021 collections before his full collections debut in Spring 2022.

He will drive the design of seasonal collections for men’s, women’s, children’s and accessories and be responsible for collection design and providing input into material selection, sourcing

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Louis Vuitton closes first audience-free Paris fashion week in Louvre | Paris fashion week

Louis Vuitton’s Paris show closed a catwalk season which will go down in fashion history not for a trend or a hemline, but for being the first to take place entirely without live audiences. Nicolas Ghesquière, along with most other designers, hopes it will also be the last.

The creative director said he stuck to filming a traditional catwalk format, instead of attempting a narrative movie, because “I wanted to do a pure fashion moment. We had everything except the audience. I miss you all.” In a zoom call after the show, he added: “Paris is a wonderful city but

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Designer Brands Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2020 Financial Results

Sequential improvement in results continued in the fourth quarter

Athletic comparable sales in the U.S. Retail segment were up 19% in fourth quarter fiscal 2020, improved from the 5% increase in the third quarter of this year

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Designer Brands Inc. (NYSE: DBI) (the “Company” and “Designer Brands”), one of North America’s largest designers, producers and retailers of footwear and accessories, announced financial results for the three months ended and fiscal year ended January 30, 2021, compared to the three months ended and fiscal year ended February 1, 2020.

Chief Executive

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3 designers to watch at Seoul Fashion Week

As one fashion week closes, another opens: enter Seoul. Having been called off last February amid the coronavirus outbreak, this season, the South-Korean capital’s event returns for AW21 in a digital-only format. 

In recent years, Seoul has cemented itself as a serious player in the global fashion scene. Brands like Wooyoungmi, Blindness, PushBUTTON, Ader Error, and Münn have established showrooms in the west and a presence in high-end stores across the world. That being said, many Korean brands, including the aforementioned, have decided not to show on-schedule this season. It’s symptomatic of a Paris-centric fashion

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5 Male Infertility Myths Demystified – Health Topics, Men’s Health, Pregnancy

February 17, 2021

Clinical Contributors to this Story

David Shin, M.D. contributes to topics such as Urology.

A quick online search for male infertility information can lead you down a rabbit hole of myths and misconceptions. These common fertility misbeliefs have many couples who are trying to conceive confused about what’s fact and what’s fiction.

David Shin, M.D., chief of the Center for Sexual Health & Fertility at Hackensack University Medical Center addresses 5 myths centered around male infertility.

MYTH #1:Infertility is rarely the man’s fault. 

FACT: Contrary to popular belief, infertility is not a woman’s issue,

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Lisa Byington will be first woman on play-by-play

Broadcaster Lisa Byington will likely reach another first for women in sports when she takes her seat at the men’s NCAA tournament next week.

Byington is believed to be the first woman to do play-by-play in men’s tournament history, according to sports media reporters. Byington will call games through the round of 32 for CBS and TNT, the companies announced Thursday.

The tournament begins in one week with the NCAA First Four.

Byington makes another first in broadcasting

Byington will be on a team with analyst Steve Smith as one of 10 pairings. All games will be at one site

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