| Sep 5, 2014
| 9:51 AM
The veritable tidal wave of abortion restrictions pushed by fundamentalist Christians and other socially conservative groups at the state level in recent years has run into a formidable sea wall in the nation's federal courtrooms. Judges are standing up...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Emma Watson has extended a formal invitation to men and boys to join the conversation on feminism.
The "Noah" actress spoke about gender inequality and the launch of the He for She campaign at U.N. headquarters in New York City over the weekend...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 3:00 AM
With apologies to the United States Marines, Emma Watson is looking for a few good men.
That was the upshot of a speech Ms. Watson, the Harry Potter actress (and United Nations Women Goodwill Ambassador) gave at the U.N. on Saturday. In her widely and...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 10:18 AM
On Aug. 26, 1920, Congress certified passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing all women citizens the right to vote. The jubilant day — since proclaimed "Women's Equality Day" — climaxed a long persistent half-...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 7:33 PM
Polly Bergen, an outspoken actress who also gained acclaim as a nightclub singer, a cosmetics entrepreneur and a ubiquitous quiz-show panelist, did not start out as an overnight smash.
When her first film — a Dean Martin-and-Jerry Lewis comedy...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 4:17 AM
Ned Lilly wanted his company's next conference to be twice as big as the first. He didn't anticipate that a "wonderful happy coincidence" would also mean giving xTupleCon attendees a night with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.
xTuple, a business...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 6:22 AM
.@Jeopardy? For a "smart" show, you just got srsly stupid RT @DJRumspringa: ARE YOU SERIOUS @Jeopardy?? pic.twitter.com/LEZcSw8K5A #SexismIsUgly— Sophia Bush (@SophiaBush) September 29, 2014
What is a vacuum cleaner? What is Pilates? According...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:33 PM
The White House has announced its "It's On Us" initiative aimed at combating sexual assaults on college campuses. I'm in favor of combating sexual assault, but the first priority in combating a problem is understanding it.
That's not the White House's...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 11:00 AM
In her new memoir, "Daring: My Passages," literary journalist Gail Sheehy describes her struggles and triumphs as she made an imprint on the world of journalism starting out in the 1960s when it was a "man's world." At the heart of the memoir is the...
| Oct 2, 2014
The history and development of the city of Hartford has so many facets it could inspire hundreds of museum exhibits. Three that are opening on Friday at Connecticut Historical Society focus on three aspects of the city: its postwar development boom, the...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 6:30 PM
American anthropologist Robert Lemelson's "Bitter Honey" offers a moderately interesting study of two polygamous families in Bali, suggesting this family structure is a cultural dinosaur that enables the oppression of women. But the docu's larger points,...