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  • Boys know more about money than girls, survey says

    What in the world would Gloria Steinem think? That was my first reaction -- to call the famed women's rights activist -- after reading a new survey from the T. Rowe Price investment firm entitled "Boys and Girls Not Equally Prepared for Financial Future....
  • Turkish President casts self as heir to reformer who died on gallows

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Whether stirring crowds with fiery election speeches or, as on Thursday, swearing an oath as Turkey's first popularly elected president, Tayyip Erdogan casts himself as the heir of one man above all others - a man whose life ended...
  • Poet Behbahani, 'lioness of Iran', dies at 87 - state media

    * Champion of women's rights, opponent of death penalty * Nominated for Nobel literature prize * Feared dying abroad, chose not to emigrate By Michelle Moghtader DUBAI, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Poet Simin Behbahani, a champion of women's rights and free...
  • 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...
  • Column shines light on issue of depression

    I commend state Rep. Mike Schlossberg for submitting his Your View about his reflections on his personal journey with depression. His forthright statement that "depression is a disease with a strong biological component predisposing persons to this...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Duncaster To Present Program About Women's Equality Day

    Duncaster Retirement Community will present a public workshop on the women's suffrage movement and what it means in today's environment. The program will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 26 at 7:30 p.m. It is free to the public with preregistration. The event...
  • Poet Behbahani, 'lioness of Iran', dies at 87: state media

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Poet Simin Behbahani, a champion of women's rights and free speech whose lyrical verse captured the hopes and disappointments of Iranians since the 1979 revolution, died on Tuesday at the age of 87, official media reported. Nominated...
  • Women's Equality Workshop Scheduled

    The Duncaster Retirement Community will host public workshop on the women's suffrage movemeant and what it means in today's environment, Aug. 26, beginning at 7:30 p.m., at 40 Loeffler Road. The event corresponds with Women's Equality Day, which is...
  • 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-...
  • Extraordinary Life: An Advocate For Seniors, And Environmental Activism

    Extraordinary Life: An Advocate For Seniors, And Environmental Activism
    Joyce Kathan was a leader in the senior center movement in Connecticut, lobbied for seniors at the Capitol, was a pioneer in seeking greater options for women and worked hard to preserve the environment. Above all, she sought to get others involved in...