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  • Modi says India is shamed by rape in Independence Day speech

    NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - India's recently elected Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke out against rape in his first Independence Day speech on Friday, saying the country was shamed by increasing reports of sexual violence against women...
  • The horror of a Hillary Clinton presidency [Letter]

    The horror of a Hillary Clinton presidency [Letter]
    Thank you to William L. Jacobsen Jr. for his commentary in The Baltimore Sun ("President Hillary Clinton," July 31). As a woman reader of The Sun, I'm feeling as though this commentary is the first draft for one to be written on Wednesday, November 9,...
  • Crist's 'fairness' pledge could draw fight from GOP lawmakers

    Crist's 'fairness' pledge could draw fight from GOP lawmakers
    TALLAHASSEE — On his first day back as governor, Charlie Crist says he wants to raise the minimum wage and stop job discrimination against women and gays. But there's a catch: The Legislature might say no. Last week, the Democrat pledged a...
  • Steven Soderbergh's first crack at directing a TV series doesn't flinch from bloody truth

    New York's Knickerbocker Hospital offers the most advanced medical care 1900 has to offer. As soon as the doctor emerges from the opium den, catches a horse-drawn cab and finds the last usable vein in his toe for his cocaine injection, surgery can...
  • Review: 'Bad Feminist' by Roxane Gay

    Review: 'Bad Feminist' by Roxane Gay
    Don't tear other women down, because even if they're not your friends, they are women and this is just as important," Roxane Gay writes in "Bad Feminist." "This is not to say you cannot criticize other women, but understand the difference between...
  • The Supreme Court has made the Equal Rights Amendment irrelevant

    As if the 40th anniversary of Richard Nixon’s resignation weren’t enough of a 1970s flashback, the Equal Rights Amendment is back in the news. The Associated Press reports that Democratic Reps. Jackie Speier, D-Hillsborough, and Carolyn...
  • Can't feminists laugh? The overreaction to Nine West's sexist ad campaign

    Can't feminists laugh? The overreaction to Nine West's sexist ad campaign
    Um, how many feminists does it take to screw in a light bulb? About as many as have clutched their pearls so tightly as to have nearly decapitated themselves over the horror of Nine West’s new ad campaign for its fall line of shoes. Leopard-...
  • Mini mani pedis: Where is the women's movement when you need it? [Letter]

    Mini mani pedis: Where is the women's movement when you need it? [Letter]
    Let me say up front that I love my manicures and pedicures. Let me also say I am 83 years old. Somehow, your article "Mini mani pedi" (Aug. 7) struck a really negative chord with me. Where has the women's movement gone when we need it? I had hoped...
  • The willfully ignorant women who post on 'Women Against Feminism'

    The willfully ignorant women who post on 'Women Against Feminism'
    Two seemingly unrelated stories about feminism, sexism and social media caught my eye this week. The first is a kerfuffle over American Apparel’s back-to-school campaign, which featured -- at least briefly, on its Instagram account in the U.K . --...
  • A 'Gutsy' Feminist Art Project show at Gallery CA

     A 'Gutsy' Feminist Art Project show at Gallery CA
    One artist began to paint after her mother was murdered by her brother when she was 14 years old. As an adult, she's obsessed with drawing circles, a infinite shape that begins but never ends. Another woman, also a painter, depicts barrier after...
  • Saudi survey: 'Flirtatious' women to blame for sexual harassment

    It seems in male-dominated Muslim powerhouses, women may not be entitled to mirth. First, a top Turkish official last month reproached women for laughing in public, deeming such expressions immodest and a sign of the country's moral erosion. Now a...