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Feminism

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  • Chic 'protesters' take Boulevard Chanel at Fashion Week

    Chic 'protesters' take Boulevard Chanel at Fashion Week
    Life is fine on Boulevard Chanel, the street facade created by designer Karl Lagerfeld for his ready-to-wear show on Tuesday, where leggy models in expensive outfits staged a faux demonstration as part of the spectacle. Lagerfeld's commentary on 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...
  • Abortion rights groups ask Supreme Court to halt Texas restrictions

    Abortion rights groups ask Supreme Court to halt Texas restrictions
    AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - Abortion rights groups filed an application with the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday asking it to put on hold a federal appeals court decision allowing new abortion restrictions to go into effect in Texas. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court...
  • Outspoken Yazidi politician wins award for women against war

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The pain of a broken leg from a helicopter crash pales in comparison with the suffering of her persecuted fellow-Yazidis, the 2014 winner of an award for women working in war-stricken countries said on Monday....
  • Film Review: 'Bitter Honey'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - 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....
  • Feminism is back -- in fact, it never went away

    Feminism is back -- in fact, it never went away
    To the editor: Feminism, like any other social construction, is constantly evolving, often in imperceptible ways, until some celebrity makes some bold statements that make it "cool" for a new generation to share common beliefs about how to play their...
  • Meghan Daum: 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...
  • Paris Fashion Week: At Chanel, looking for a sign

    Karl Lagerfeld took to the streets for the spring Chanel show Tuesday morning at Paris Fashion Week, constructing an indoor boulevard inside the Grand Palais, complete with building facades, balconies, sidewalk puddles and manholes. The models...
  • Paris Fashion Week: Street fashion, feminist influences hit runways

    Paris Fashion Week: Street fashion, feminist influences hit runways
    It was a season of auspicious beginnings and poignant goodbyes at Paris Fashion Week as new designers entered to breathe fresh life into the Sonia Rykiel, Paco Rabanne and Loewe brands, and the original enfant terrible of French fashion, Jean Paul...
  • Festival films get new view through poets

    Festival films get new view through poets
    Like many events of its kind, the Silent River Film Festival will offer a climactic night in which speakers take the stage and wax poetic about the movies the audience has witnessed over the past few days. In this case, though, the speakers will not...
  • Insulting 'Jeopardy!' category just the tip of a misogynistic iceberg

    Insulting 'Jeopardy!' category just the tip of a misogynistic iceberg
    Columnist Jonah Goldberg recently wrote that the “war on women” had ended long ago – and that women had won. Oh really? Forget, for a moment, the big issues of our day that continue to put women at a disadvantage, among them unequal...