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  • E-reader: We should all read Adichie's 'Feminists'

    E-reader: We should all read Adichie's 'Feminists'
    We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, 30-minute read, Kindle Singles, 99 cents Maybe you've already encountered novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's 2012 TED talk or heard it sampled on Beyoncé's latest album. "We Should All Be...
  • Violence, threats, prompt more Muslim women in Britain to wear a veil

    Violence, threats, prompt more Muslim women in Britain to wear a veil
    When youth worker Sumreen Farooq was abused in a London street, the 18-year-old decided it was time to take a stand - and she started to wear a headscarf. Farooq is one of many young Muslim women living in Britain who have, for various reasons, chosen to...
  • Despite lip service, Silicon Valley venture capital still a man's world

    Despite lip service, Silicon Valley venture capital still a man's world
    When she started her child-support tracking business SupportPay, Sheri Atwood expected all kinds of suggestions - but not the tip she got from a female investor who suggested she dye her blonde hair darker to be taken more seriously by venture...
  • TLC's Michelle Duggar fights ordinance protecting transgender rights

    TLC's Michelle Duggar fights ordinance protecting transgender rights
    Reality star Michelle Duggar, matriarch of the ever-expanding family featured in the TLC series, "19 Kids and Counting," recorded a robocall urging citizens of the Fayetteville, Ark., area to speak out against an antidiscrimination ordinance that would...
  • Women's Equality Day: A call to action [Commentary]

    On Aug. 26, 1920, Congress certified passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing all women citizens the right to vote. The jubilant day — since proclaimed "Women's Equality Day" — climaxed a long persistent half-...
  • Wisconsin priest punished for celebrating Mass with woman dies

    (Reuters) - A Wisconsin Jesuit who was punished by Catholic Church authorities for celebrating Mass with a woman priest in violation of Church rules has died at the age of 94, his nephew said on Wednesday. Rev. Bill Brennan, a Milwaukee-area peace...
  • Top women players tell FIFA: World Cup on turf is discriminatory

    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...
  • Nader: Crashers Needed At The Two-Party Party

    Nader: Crashers Needed At The Two-Party Party
    The word "spoiler," when applied only to small-party candidates, is an epithet of political bigotry. It says to people who want to enter the electoral arena and talk about ignored but important issues that they should not do so. It says the two big...
  • How to end California's political gender gap

    How to end California's political gender gap
    On Tuesday, Women's Equality Day marks the 94th anniversary of women's suffrage — and offers a moment to reflect on the so-called political progress of American women. Emphasis on the "so-called." From our city halls to the halls of Congress,...
  • A significant day for women's rights: My Word

    Primary election day is today. It is also Women's Equality Day, marking the 94th anniversary of passage of the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote. The call for equality continues today and echoes back through time and across nations. We often...
  • Emmys 2014: A night of highs and lows for women

    We may be living in "a wonderful time for women on television," as Julianna Margulies observed Monday in her Emmys acceptance speech, an era when there are so many great dramatic roles for women on the small screen that people like Tatiana Maslany and...