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  • Adrienne Rich, poet, essayist, feminist, provocateur

    Adrienne Rich, poet, essayist, feminist, provocateur
    Adrienne Rich, one of the country's most honored and influential poets, whose finely tuned verse explored her identity as a feminist, a lesbian and an agent for political change, died Tuesday at her home in Santa Cruz, Calif. She was 82. She died of...
  • Don't bet on anything good coming from Gadhafi's death

    Don't bet on anything good coming from Gadhafi's death
    "Another one bites the dust And another one gone, and another one gone Another one bites the dust." -- Queen Forgive me if I don't join the State Department, American officials and world leaders in their euphoric Hallelujah Chorus celebrating the...
  • City discriminates against homeless women, advocates claim

    Advocates for the homeless called on Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake Tuesday to open more shelter beds for women, arguing that the city discriminates against women by making significantly more beds available to men. "Women are literally being left out...
  • Bring forced marriage out of the shadows

    Bring forced marriage out of the shadows
    Are forced marriages a major issue in the United States — even here in Maryland? The problem might not get a lot of attention, but it is bigger than most people realize. In fact, there is growing concern over forced marriages, including in the...
  • GFWC Woman's Club marks century of building 'our ideal Westminster'

    When the Woman's Club of Westminster recently unveiled its 2011 holiday ornament, I pondered that this creative fundraising idea is just one more example of the ways the club has supported our community over the years. For the past eight years, the...
  • 'Our blacks' vs. 'their blacks'? Why conservatives shouldn't talk about race

    'Our blacks' vs. 'their blacks'? Why conservatives shouldn't talk about race
    Do you think it gives Clarence Thomas a warm, fuzzy feeling to know he is one of Ann Coulter's blacks? That is how Coulter put it on Fox "News" while defending Herman Cain against sexual harassment charges that threatened to engulf his campaign last...
  • R.I.P. Adrienne Rich, Baltimore-born poet

    R.I.P. Adrienne Rich, Baltimore-born poet
    Baltimore-born poet Adrienne Rich, whose poetry and essays were the foundations of modern feminism, has died at age 82. Here are some tidbits from her life here, as reflected in stories from The Sun: Rich's father, a physician and professor at Johns...
  • Cardin launches re-election campaign

    U.S. Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin kicked off his re-election campaign Sunday, promising several hundred supporters that he'd fight for better schools, more jobs, a cleaner environment and access to health care. "It's not about this election. It's about the...
  • Baltimore native played key role in Johnson's swearing-in

    Kenneth O'Donnell, aide to President John F. Kennedy, stepped into a small cubicle at Parkland Hospital, where Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson nervously waited with his wife and several aides to learn the condition of the president. Kennedy had...
  • Transgender bill stirs fear, controversy in Baltimore County

    Transgender bill stirs fear, controversy in Baltimore County
    Jenna Fischetti picks a seat at a Baltimore County Starbucks where she can see who's coming and going. As a transgender woman, the 47-year-old is always on guard. "My head's on the swivel," said Fischetti, a freckled brunette. When she slips into a...
  • Huguely trial highlights alcohol abuse at colleges, universities

    Huguely trial highlights alcohol abuse at colleges, universities
    There's little question that George Huguely V, the former University of Virginia student on trial for murder, had a problem with alcohol. He had been arrested twice for drinking-related infractions, one of them violent, in his early 20s. And he admits to...
  • Paycheck Fairness Act: Good politics, good policy

    Paycheck Fairness Act: Good politics, good policy
    If Maryland's resident pit bull, Sen. Barbara Mikulski, has demonstrated anything in her several decades in Congress and as dean of Senate women, it's a willingness to stand up for the less powerful in society, and she was at it again this week advocating...