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  • 'She's Beautiful' gets the word out

    'She's Beautiful' gets the word out
    Those who bristle at the term "feminist," which inexplicably has fallen out of fashion among many young adults, might find a vibrant new documentary enlightening and inspiring. "She's Beautiful When She's Angry", director Mary Dore's incisive portrait...
  • Why this Democrat will miss Judy the Republican

    Why this Democrat will miss Judy the Republican
    A couple years ago, Judy Baar Topinka and I were sparring over the numbers she was using for the state's backlog of bills, so I invited her to my office for a chat. She strides in, tosses a folder full of financial documents on my desk and loudly...
  • Feminist confusion and the UVA rape case

    Feminist confusion and the UVA rape case
    A horrific article, recently published in Rolling Stone, rocked the University of Virginia. The article told the story of a junior identified as "Jackie," who recounted attending as a bubbly freshman a fraternity date party where she was lured into a dark...
  • Court challenges are a waste of effort

    Court challenges are a waste of effort
    Duringwinter it's cold in Chicago. Summers in Florida are hot. The sun comes up each morning. Nothing can change those facts. But how many dollars has our attorney general wasted fighting the inevitable? State after state, court after court has...
  • Swearing princesses now exploited in name of domestic violence awareness

     Swearing princesses now exploited in name of domestic violence awareness
    The folks behind the swearing princesses video are back, and this time they're tackling domestic violence. They've added fake black eyes and fake bloodied lips to the little girls' costumes, and handed them such lines as, "We want a future we can...
  • Judge: Palestine activist can be freed from jail if she posts $50,000 bond

    Judge: Palestine activist can be freed from jail if she posts $50,000 bond
    A Palestinian activist from Chicago who's been jailed in Detroit since her conviction last month of concealing her terrorist past in immigration papers can be released on a cash bond pending her sentencing hearing in March, a federal judge ruled Monday....
  • Special Report: Elite law firms spin gold from getting cases before Supreme Court

    On a March morning in 2011, lawyer Ted Boutrous approached the lectern at the U.S. Supreme Court. Boutrous represented the world's largest retailer, Wal-Mart , in one of the most anticipated business cases in years. A trial judge had certified a class...
  • U.S. put in tough group in Women's World Cup draw

    U.S. put in tough group in Women's World Cup draw
    GATINEAU, Quebec -- Concerns over artificial turf were replaced by worries over opponents as No. 1-ranked Olympic champion the United States found itself in the "Group of Death" at the 2015 Women's World Cup draw on Saturday. The Americans were placed...
  • Lifetime's 'The Red Tent' kept standing by leading ladies

     Lifetime's 'The Red Tent' kept standing by leading ladies
    Rebecca Ferguson is remarkably good as Dinah, daughter of Leah and Jacob in Lifetime's two-part adaptation of "The Red Tent," Anita Diamant's feminist revisiting of the Old Testament. And that is no small feat. Whether you believe it to be truth,...
  • The University of Virginia rape Rorschach test

    Are you a “UVA truther”? In other words, are you an abhorrent, woman-hating, “pro-rape Republican”? Or are you a “feminazi” guided by “rape crisis fantasy” and driven by emotions over logic? Those are...
  • Jerry Large: Yes, nationwide protests really mean something

    Mass urban protests have always been a necessary part of American democracy, giving people who are marginalized a voice and a way to exert influence they wouldn't otherwise have. We've been seeing more of them in recent years because more people...