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  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt Is Star of 'Sin City' and Male Feminist: 'It Benefits Society as a Whole'

    By Greg Gilman LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Joseph Gordon-Levitt just made the ladies swoon - if they believe in feminism, at least. The "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" star defended the feminism as beneficial "for society as a whole" when the Daily Beast...
  • @NoToFeminism: Twitter parody uses humor to battle anti-feminists

    @NoToFeminism: Twitter parody uses humor to battle anti-feminists
    The only good thing about having to endure celebrities explaining why they're not feminists is the palate-cleansing you get to do over at @NoToFeminism, a hilarious parody account that's popped up on Twitter. With the tagline "lol feminism no thanks,"...
  • Catholic land proposal, pot, and Bondi: Letters

    Catholic land proposal If the Catholic Diocese of Orlando truly considers itself "caretakers of God's creation" and its priorities are really "preservation and conservation of natural treasures such as Lake Howell, its wetland system, upland areas, open...
  • Mini mani pedis: Where is the women's movement when you need it? [Letter]

    Mini mani pedis: Where is the women's movement when you need it? [Letter]
    Let me say up front that I love my manicures and pedicures. Let me also say I am 83 years old. Somehow, your article "Mini mani pedi" (Aug. 7) struck a really negative chord with me. Where has the women's movement gone when we need it? I had hoped...
  • The willfully ignorant women who post on 'Women Against Feminism'

    The willfully ignorant women who post on 'Women Against Feminism'
    Two seemingly unrelated stories about feminism, sexism and social media caught my eye this week. The first is a kerfuffle over American Apparel’s back-to-school campaign, which featured -- at least briefly, on its Instagram account in the U.K . --...
  • Saudi survey: 'Flirtatious' women to blame for sexual harassment

    It seems in male-dominated Muslim powerhouses, women may not be entitled to mirth. First, a top Turkish official last month reproached women for laughing in public, deeming such expressions immodest and a sign of the country's moral erosion. Now a...
  • Modi says India is shamed by rape in Independence Day speech

    NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - India's recently elected Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke out against rape in his first Independence Day speech on Friday, saying the country was shamed by increasing reports of sexual violence against women...
  • Jane Allan Bowie

    Jane Allan Bowie
    Jane Allan Bowie, former executive director of Network 2000 who earlier worked in marketing and public relations, died Monday of amyotropic lateral sclerosis, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease, at her Lutherville home. She was 67. "We met...
  • Roxane Gay on 'Bad Feminist'

    Roxane Gay on 'Bad Feminist'
    It's not easy being a feminist these days (not that it ever was), in part because the push for equality for women managed to pick up a lot of negative baggage over the decades. Today, many people — including many women — think of feminism as a...
  • Howard H. Baker Jr. dies at 88; respected Washington insider

    Howard H. Baker Jr., the Republican senator from Tennessee who framed the question that cut to the heart of the official inquiry into the Watergate scandal, died Thursday, four days after a stroke. He was 88. His death at his home in Huntsville, Tenn.,...
  • Coming Out: The Struggle For Gay Rights In Connecticut

    Coming Out: The Struggle For Gay Rights In Connecticut
    The kiss was not planned. Moments after announcing he was gay at a 1990 news conference, then-state Rep. Joe Grabarz embraced friends and colleagues who had come out to support him. One of the well-wishers was a former boyfriend. "I was hugging...