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  • Two who illustrate progressiveness of women's movement

    Two who illustrate progressiveness of women's movement
    Before National Women's History Month comes to a close, I want to introduce you to two women whose lives illustrate the progressiveness of so many Northwest Indiana women. Tonj'a Robinson and Marie McKee have never met, yet both have overcome decades of...
  • Mary Washington University rugby team suspended over chant

    The University of Mary Washington has suspended activities for its men's rugby team after officials there said an audio recording captured some team members chanting a song with violent and sexually explicit lyrics. In an email to the university...
  • Christian Laettner, Monica Lewinsky and America's choice of heroes

    Christian Laettner, Monica Lewinsky and America's choice of heroes
    Recently, two controversial public figures from the 1990s reappeared on the American stage. One, a relentless winner, was reviled for his prestigious school, fabulous hair and cocky attitude on the basketball court; the other was widely mocked for her...
  • Oscar winner's Malala Yousafzai documentary headed to theaters

    Oscar winner's Malala Yousafzai documentary headed to theaters
    The story of Malala Yousafzai has captivated news viewers over the past few years, as the Pakistani teenager has become a leading proponent of women's rights in the wake of a brutal attack. Now the activist's story will have a chance to reach people via...
  • Community news for Windham edition

    Spring symposium at Canterbury Community Center CANTERBURY – On Saturday, May 9, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., The Canterbury Community Center, 1 Municipal Dr., will have a Spring Symposium about Prudence Crandall, a 19th century schoolteacher, who...
  • Experts: Sex bias case will embolden women despite verdict

    A long legal battle over accusations that a prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firm demeaned women and held them to a different standard than their male colleagues became a flashpoint in the ongoing discussion about gender inequity at elite...
  • Schumer urges outlawing gender-based wage discrimination

    U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is calling for passage of legislation to outlaw gender-based pay discrimination. The New York Democrat says a recent study shows that unfairness even extends to nursing, where males are paid more than female counterparts. The...
  • EEOC: Evidence points to gender discrimination at Ford Chicago plant

     EEOC: Evidence points to gender discrimination at Ford Chicago plant
    An Equal Employment Opportunity Commission investigation has found "reasonable cause to believe" that four women who filed a civil lawsuit against Ford Motor in November were discriminated against and subjected to racial and sexual harassment. The...
  • Ellen Pao verdict: No gender bias or retaliation by Kleiner Perkins

    Ellen Pao verdict: No gender bias or retaliation by Kleiner Perkins
    SAN FRANCISCO — A civil jury on Friday returned a verdict in the high-profile Ellen Pao gender discrimination case, finding that powerful venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers did not discriminate against her because of her gender...
  • Jury says Silicon Valley firm did not discriminate

    A jury decided Friday that a prestigious venture capital firm did not discriminate or retaliate against a female employee in a case that debated gender imbalance and working conditions for women in Silicon Valley. The jury in San Francisco reached the...
  • Behind-the-scenes tour of State Capitol focuses on women

    Visitors to the State Capitol can take a behind-the-scenes tour that focuses on women in North Carolina history. The tour scheduled for Saturday afternoon is part of Women's History Month and will focus on the stories of female firsts at the Capitol....