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  • Women's rights upheld [Editorial]

    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...
  • 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...
  • Emma Watson looking for a few good men [Commentary]

    Emma Watson looking for a few good men [Commentary]
    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...
  • Women's Equality Day: A call to action [Commentary]

    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-...
  • Polly Bergen dies at 84; Emmy-winning actress, nightclub singer

    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...
  • 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...
  • 'What women want' category on 'Jeopardy' slammed for sexism

    'What women want' category on 'Jeopardy' slammed for sexism
    .@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...
  • Jonah Goldberg: Sexual assault claims ignore progress made by women

    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...
  • Literary journalist Gail Sheehy on her 'Daring' career

    Literary journalist Gail Sheehy on her 'Daring' career
    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...
  • 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...
  • Film Review: 'Bitter Honey'

    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,...