| Jun 29, 2014
| 4:13 AM
At the helm of a ship early in her career with the U.S. Coast Guard, Sandra Stosz was given an ultimatum:
"You stand on the bridge like John Wayne with a six-gun in each hand barking orders and then I'll qualify you."
Stosz, a 1978 graduate of the U....
| Jul 17, 2014
| 4:34 AM
A Japanese artist who made figures of Lady Gaga and a kayak modeled on her vagina said on Wednesday from jail she was "outraged" by her arrest and vowed a court fight against obscenity charges.
Megumi Igarashi, 42, says she was challenging a culture of...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Various state laws, and a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision, continue to chip away at women's reproductive rights. Fortunately, those rights have at least one prominent champion: U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal.
Sen. Blumenthal has called on the...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 2:42 PM
TORONTO (Reuters) - Some of the world's top women soccer players say FIFA's proposal to play the 2015 Women's World Cup finals in Canada on artificial turf instead of grass is discriminatory and violates human rights.
The World Cup finals for men and...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:58 PM
The following is an abridged version of a conversation at http://www.facebook.com/edpagecourant.
Bill Cink: The Hobby Lobby decision did not infringe on anyone's rights, but did to a small degree support and defend everyone's 1st Amendment rights, so I'...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 10:10 AM
Wives with more education than their husbands no longer have a higher risk for divorce. Yippee! But, wait, they used to?
For couples married between 1950 and 1979, if a wife had a higher level of education than her husband, their marriage was one-...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 4:30 PM
It's an old saying: Be careful what you wish for; you just might get it. In spades. The latest illustration of that adage is provided by our own vice president, for Joe Biden is finally getting his wish. He made it back in 2006, another time when...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Regarding the recent rant by small business woman and political activist Michelle Jefferson ("Stop griping and get a grip, ladies," July 11), it seems that she missed the most basic and fundamental message of the women's movement in the last century: don'...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 5:04 PM
A Miami-Dade judge on Friday overturned Florida's gay marriage ban, the second judge in as many weeks to make that historic ruling.
In a 36-page ruling filled with soaring language, Circuit Judge Sarah Zabel concluded that the ban, added to Florida's...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 7:51 AM
Jody Williams, who received the Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts to ban land mines, is a hero of mine. In my 2008 book, "The Broken American Male," I wrote: "On the day Jody won, she criticized the American government, President Clinton and every other...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Dungy's remarks on Sam
So we find out that Tony Dungy is a wimp. The former Tampa Bay Bucs and Indianapolis Colts Super Bowl-winning coach said Michael Sam, the NFL's first openly gay player, would cause a distraction, and he wouldn't have drafted him....