Festivals 2018: The gender gap in music festival line-ups

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BBC News—Less than a quarter of headline acts featured any women.

2018 may have the largest gender gap on record. First things first: The theme song of the week is Mannix by Lalo Schifrin from the television show Mannix. Poll of the week: A new Quinnipiac University poll finds that among women Democrats are leading on the generic congressional ballot by a 58% to 33%, a 25-point margin. Republicans, though, lead among men 50% to 42%, an 8-point margin. That large gap between how women and men say they will vote in the midterm election is consistent with an average of live interview polls taken since June....