Posts tagged "greece"

Greece And Japan See Strides For Women

Today in international good news for women: Greece has sworn in its first female prime minister, and Japan is requiring businesses to set goals to hire more female executives.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 27, 2015 - 10:00 am

Officials Think They’ve Found Roma Girl “Maria”‘s Biological Parents In Bulgaria

Investigators in Europe say they have found the biological parents of Maria, a young girl living with a Roma couple who claimed the child was given away to them years…

Jessica Wakeman | October 25, 2013 - 1:20 pm

Blonde Girl Named “Maria” Removed From Gypsy Couple’s Care In Greece

A hot international news story: Greece has taken a young blonde girl called “Maria” away from a Roma, or gypsy, couple, though they claim to have adopted her from her…

Jessica Wakeman | October 21, 2013 - 12:40 pm

The Internet Does Something Nice For A Stranger: Harassed Bus Monitor Karen Klein Gets A Vacation

Kids can be awful to each other. And kids who haven’t been taught right can even be awful to adults. Bus monitor Karen Klein, of Greece, New York, rides the…

Julie Gerstein | June 20, 2012 - 5:00 pm

The Frisky’s Chic on the Street: Greece Oct. 19th 2009

The true key to looking chic is all about being comfortable in your own skin. In that case, Marta, a traveling musician from Poland, may have tied up the award…

Caragh Johnson | October 19, 2009 - 6:40 pm

The Greek Ruins Are Getting Even More Ruined By Stilettos

Sexy stilettos may damage your feet, but they’re also wrecking the ancient marble floors of ancient Greek sites. Apparently, the temples are showing signs of aging worse than Pamela Anderson.

Simcha | May 18, 2009 - 7:30 pm

Lesbians Are Free To Call Themselves Just That

Remember how residents of the Aegean island of Lesbos were trying to get a court to ban the use of the word “lesbian” in reference to gay women? Well, the…

Catherine Strawn | July 22, 2008 - 3:00 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Wedding Weight, An Oral Sex Contest, And Elderly Email Users

More than half of the 272 women survey in a Cornell University study said they’d be willing to use extreme dieting methods to meet their wedding weight goals, and one…

Catherine Strawn | July 14, 2008 - 12:00 pm

Same-Sex Weddings In Greece

Yesterday, on a remote island, Greece’s first same-sex wedding took place. There were actually two: one between two men, and another between two women. The civil ceremonies were performed on…

Catherine Strawn | June 4, 2008 - 1:30 pm

Isle Of Lesbos v. Lesbians

Three residents of the Isle of Lesbos (no that’s not a euphemism, they really live there) are suing the Greek Gay and Lesbian Union, Olke, over the use of the…

Simcha | May 1, 2008 - 8:00 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Bad Pickup Lines, Sex Stress In Greece, And The Cost Of Dating

Time Out Chicago shares a bunch of pickup lines actually used in bars around the city. Our favorite is: “You’re a total Visa, baby. You’re everywhere I want to be.”…

Catherine Strawn | February 12, 2008 - 3:06 pm