A controversial website blurs the borders of pornography, reports Michael Winkler. THE internet has mansions, cathedrals, shining free- ways; it also has plenty of ghettos and sewers. The site nowthatsfuckedup. Its main function is the sharing of pictures of wives, girlfriends or neighbours, preferably without the hindrance of textiles. About , registered users post and peruse an incalculable number of nude and pornographic photos. NTFU also has a small section devoted to photos from soldiers serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, and an even smaller section showing photos from those wars classified as "gory".
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Across the armed services, women made up 16 percent of the active-duty military as of — by branch, that number ranged from 8. Their representation is small and growing only marginally — in , women in uniform made up Despite being overlooked, servicewomen are forging new career paths for themselves and the next generation as they enter jobs that were once closed to them. Consider pioneers like Capt. Rosemary Mariner , who was one of the first female Navy pilots in the s and the first woman to lead a naval aviation squadron.
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The status of women in Iraq at the beginning of the 21st century is affected by many factors: wars most recently the Iraq War , sectarian religious conflict, debates concerning Islamic law and Iraq's Constitution , cultural traditions, and modern secularism. Hundreds of thousands of Iraqi women are widowed as a result of a series of wars and internal conflicts. Women's rights organizations struggle against harassment and intimidation, while they work to promote improvements to women's status in the law, in education, the workplace, and many other spheres of Iraqi life, and to curtail abusive traditional practices such as honor killings and forced marriages. During the seventh century the lamas as a part of their conquest were fighting the Persians , who were defeated.
Normally, not much happens in Keyser, West Virginia, but today the folks in this quaint little railroad town, nestling in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, are spoilt for choice. Either they can whoop and holler along to fiddle music at the annual Strawberry Festival or head down to the bookshop, where a local 'celebrity' - as her agent-cum-lawyer describes her - is signing first editions of her new biography. Arriving at Main Street Books to find a young woman - considerably heavier now, but still grimly familiar - loitering self-consciously beside a pile of unsold manuscripts, it becomes clear that the fiddle players have won hands-down. Degrading: One of the images of U. Six years on a defiant England claims she was just doing her duty.