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  • Is feminism's current moment all slogan and no change?

    Like the cicada, which lies dormant for 13 or 17 years and then suddenly makes a cacophonous comeback, feminism is having a moment. It's announcing itself on magazine covers, dominating discussions on culture blogs and, in one case, making itself known in...
  • Emma Watson speaks at U.N., invites men to join feminism conversation

    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...
  • Museum gets beneath the history of women's undergarments

    Museum gets beneath the history of women's undergarments
    The McKinley Museum's underwear is showing. You might think a presidential library and museum would be a pretty staid place, but it's letting its hair down with "Mentioning the Unmentionables," an exhibit that explores the evolution of women's...
  • L.A. County reaching out to save children from prostitution

    L.A. County reaching out to save children from prostitution
    The teenage girl slouched in her baggy orange detention uniform for yet another court hearing in her prostitution case. From the bench, Commissioner Catherine Pratt called out a sunny "hello," trying to create a human bond for a girl who has few of...
  • Switzer, Barker Discuss Their Roles As Running Pioneers

    HARTFORD – Kathrine Switzer and Molly Barker sat at the same table Thursday night in the corner of the room at the Hartford Hilton, feeding off each other's energy. The two women have a lot of it. Switzer, who ran the Boston Marathon in 1967...
  • Film Review: 'You're Not You'

    Playing a fortysomething patrician woman afflicted with ALS, Hilary Swank gives a sensitive, nuanced illustration of the disease's horrible physical toll in George C. Wolfe's "You're Not You." Unfortunately, the film calls on her to play a disease more...
  • Steve Wozniak, Apple co-founder, coming to Norfolk

    Steve Wozniak, Apple co-founder, coming to Norfolk
    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...
  • Wells Fargo to pay $5 million to settle discrimination allegations

    Wells Fargo to pay $5 million to settle discrimination allegations
    The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) said Thursday it has reached a $5 million settlement with Wells Fargo's home mortgage unit over allegations that the lender discriminated against women who were pregnant or had recently given...
  • Three candidates vying for Florida House District 100

    Three candidates vying for Florida House District 100
    The race for the Florida House District 100 seat has drawn two attorneys and a political rookie: Democrat Joe Geller, a lawyer from Aventura; Republican Martin Feigenbaum, an attorney from Surfside; and Libertarian Omar Recuero from Hollywood. The victor...
  • Video: Taddeo rips Scott on women's rights in Orlando

    Video: Taddeo rips Scott on women's rights in Orlando
    Annette Taddeo, Charlie Crist's running mate on the Democratic gubernatorial ticket, blasted Rick Scott's first-term performance, in her view, on women's rights while talking to reporters before a Women-For-Crist rally at the University of Central...
  • Hartford's Changing Cityscape Focus Of CHS Exhibits

    Hartford's Changing Cityscape Focus Of CHS Exhibits
    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...