How many times do you want to watch Amy Winehouse die? Is there a point at which you will feel sated by the sensation of watching a talented woman waste away in front of the world? During her brief time in the hottest of spotlights — and it was so brief, a mere five years between the release of Back to Black and her death — Winehouse became a spectator sport. There was never any mystery to Winehouse: Such is the voyeuristic and visual nature of the press, this has made her the ideal subject to be exhumed.
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Never underestimate the appetite for seeing women like Amy Winehouse self-destruct
I s there, Alison Wolf asks, such a thing as "a female paradise on Earth"? If there were, you'd expect it to be in the Scandinavian countries, with their Borgen and their Killing and their excellent state-supported childcare. And yet, Wolf has discovered, "the labour markets of egalitarian welfare-state Scandinavia" display yawning gaps between higher paid and lower paid women, not to mention "the highest levels of gender segregation anywhere in the developed world". And the reason is obvious, once you know how to look at labour-market data. But it's not a Birgitte Nyborg lifestyle.
Feminist activists tear down gate to Hamburg brothels
Most women who cheat do it because their partners do not do enough housework, according to a major survey in France. The survey was conducted by Gleedon — a dating website for people already in relationships — and answered by female subscribers, reports LeBonBon. Black Caribbean men were most likely to do their fair share. The news comes after researchers at the University of Michigan found husbands create an extra seven hours of housework a week, and it is the wives that do it. Another study found couples who share household chores evenly have more sex than those who stick to old sexist stereotypes.
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