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  • Rabbi accused of running divorce kidnap team heads to trial

    When a Jewish woman wanted a divorce from an unwilling husband, federal prosecutors say Mendel Epstein was the rabbi who — for the right price — could gather a kidnap team to make it happen. Prosecutors allege Epstein's team would use...
  • After lobbying push, drugmaker resubmits women's sex pill

    The makers of a twice-rejected pill designed to boost sexual desire in women are hoping a yearlong lobbying push by politicians, women's groups and consumer advocates will move their much-debated drug onto the market. The ongoing saga of Sprout...
  • Lesley Gore dies at 68; singer found fame with 'It's My Party'

    Lesley Gore dies at 68; singer found fame with 'It's My Party'
    Lesley Gore rocketed to pop music stardom by singing about a typical 1960s teenage girl's emotional distress over another girl stealing her boyfriend, but Gore may have created her more lasting legacy with a follow-up hit that ushered nascent feminism...
  • Progress for girls and women

    Progress for girls and women
    For the past three years, I have been invited to present on the White House's Black History Month panel co-hosted by the Association for the Study for African American Life and History (ASALH). Founded in 1915 by Carter G. Woodson, ASALH sets both the...
  • Manes: Retired Gary educator a witness to history

    "The impact of her personality and its unwavering devotion to high principle and purpose cannot be contained in a single day or era." – Martin Luther King (summarizing Eleanor Roosevelt's commitment to racial justice) In honor of Black History...
  • John Ingram: How my position on abortion changed over time

    John Ingram: How my position on abortion changed over time
    It is hard for me to look back to the late '70s, when I was a young, single man, and recall the cavalier attitude I had about abortion. That attitude — the belief that abortion was OK as long as the unborn child could not survive outside the womb...
  • Historical society records to be digitized, moved to library

    The Highland Park Historical Society is preparing to move many of its documents, photos and artifacts to the Highland Park Library to help stabilize the nonprofit's finances and improve public access to historical records. The relocation of the...
  • Sally Luther: Trailblazer fought discrimination, inspired many

    Sally Luther: Trailblazer fought discrimination, inspired many
    Her last elected office was secretary on the board of Villa Dora Condominiums in Mount Dora, a position she held until her death from leukemia on Feb. 3 at the age of 96. But back in 1951, 33-year-old Sally Luther was the only woman in the Minnesota...
  • Brutal slaying leads to protests over violence against women in Turkey

    Brutal slaying leads to protests over violence against women in Turkey
    The slaying of a young Turkish woman during an alleged attempted rape has prompted angry street protests across Turkey and demands that the government do more to combat violence against women. Police on Friday discovered the charred corpse of Ozgecan...
  • Datebook: The art of Riot Grrrl, L.A. Zine Fest and Friday the 13th

    Datebook: The art of Riot Grrrl, L.A. Zine Fest and Friday the 13th Carolina A. Miranda Los Angeles Times There's a show of all things Riot Grrrl, as well as a series of manipulated New York Times covers going on view in Orange County. Farther...
  • Actor's accomplishments buried

    I had finished reading the Feb. 11 News section of the Tribune, and was nearly finished with the A&E section, when I noticed a very brief article about Angelina Jolie (“Angelina Jolie center to study women in conflict”).  Now I recognize...