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  • The Sun may have set on Britain's topless Page 3 models

    Say “Page 3 Girl” to a Brit, and it can only conjure up one type of image. A young, attractive woman posing seductively in front of a camera wearing skimpy bikini bottoms and little (or nothing) else. For more than four decades, these...
  • Historical tale among artifacts to be digitally preserved

    Historical tale among artifacts to be digitally preserved
    Emilia Nafe traveled from Germany to what's now Highland Park with her mother, brother and baby sister in 1855 at the tender age of 3. In 1934, when Nafe was in her 80s, she and several other immigrants talked about early pioneer life as part of a...
  • ACLU, military women's group sue Defense Department for Naval Academy records on female midshipmen

    ACLU, military women's group sue Defense Department for Naval Academy records on female midshipmen
    Advocates for military women are suing the Department of Defense for information about how the Naval Academy and the other military service academies recruit female students — part of a campaign, they say, to expose ongoing gender bias at the...
  • Vaccine skeptics and Chris Christie say it's about choice. They're wrong

    "Choice" is a great word --  it has a universal, empowering appeal, and it's useful for winning a debate. Women's rights activists were smart decades ago to call their side of the abortion debate "pro-choice," asking us to ignore our feelings on the...
  • Remember political correctness? It's back, frothing at the mouth and at hurricane force

    I have a distinct memory, dating back to 1989 or so, of sitting around with my college dorm mates talking about a new term that was popping up everywhere: "political correctness." Although the designation had been floating around radical circles of...
  • Black History Month: Family-friendly websites offer learning opportunities

     Black History Month: Family-friendly websites offer learning opportunities
    Museums throughout the United States are making it easier than ever to learn more about the African-American experience — especially now, in time for February, which is Black History Month. Museums and other organizations have taken the initiative...
  • We should think twice about 'death with dignity'

    Physician-assisted suicide is back on California's political agenda. Indeed, anyone who read the newspaper or watched TV coverage when the End of Life Option Act (SB 128) was introduced Jan. 21 might think it's a done deal, though the bill hasn't even...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'A Path Appears' on PBS

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'A Path Appears' on PBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 1 - 7, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES The Celebrity Apprentice This new episode...
  • Steinem, Plouffe among speakers for Hopkins Foreign Affairs Symposium

    Steinem, Plouffe among speakers for Hopkins Foreign Affairs Symposium
    Feminist trailblazer Gloria Steinem, Obama campaign strategist David Plouffe and the creator of the popular "Humans of New York" blog are among the scheduled speakers at Johns Hopkins University's 2015 Foreign Affairs Symposium. Steinem, the Ms....
  • Lost words, lost worlds

    It's a slim little book that had a powerful impact as this country and the rest of the world hovered on the edge of war in 1939: "Mrs. Miniver" by Jan Struther, which began as a collection of short newspaper columns in the Times about the daily life of an...
  • ‘Supergirl': ‘Glee’ actress Melissa Benoist to star in new CBS series

     
    Actress Melissa Benoist is set to star in “Supergirl,” CBS' new one-hour drama, the latest in a flurry of TV […]...