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  • Youth movement drives Loyola women's attack

    Loyola’s women’s lacrosse team hasn’t gotten a single point from a senior this spring, but the Greyhounds don’t need to. The younger generation is stepping up big time. In Saturday’s 15-14 overtime win at then-No. 13...
  • Awards: Carol Beatty receives 2011 Human Rights Award

    The Women's Giving Circle of Howard County has granted $5,600 of its 2011 grants budget in emergency funds to local nonprofits serving women and girls. Emergency Grants are provided to selected nonprofits organizations on an annual basis to be used...
  • Conservative federal appeals court shifts left

    The federal appellate court that covers Maryland has for years been considered one of the more right-leaning in the nation, finding that women can be banned from a military institute, that the FDA can't regulate tobacco and that confessions count even...
  • Transgender citizens, families testify for Howard Co. anti-discrimination bill

    About two dozen transgender citizens, their relatives and supporters on Monday night urged the Howard County Council to adopt a bill that would bar discrimination against transgender people. "We don't want to be special," said Howard resident Sharon...
  • 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...
  • Council to vote on gender identity bill, LEED tax credits

    Gender identity will likely fall under discrimination protections in Howard County, joining race, religion and sexual orientation, after a vote by the County Council on Monday. Four of the five council members introduced the measure last month, which...
  • Egypt and Islam

    Egypt and Islam
    Initial results from Egypt's first elections since the fall of President Hosni Mubarak are in, and it appears Islamist parties have captured the lion's share of the vote. The rise of politicians eager to curtail basic human rights, particularly for women,...
  • Multiculturalism trumps feminism when the two clash

    I concur with the general sentiment of Will Placek's letter, "Creeping Sharia is bound to choke off our freedoms." Perhaps Sharia will not choke off all our freedoms, but most definitely our granddaughter's freedoms will be decreased. The more Sharia law,...
  • 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...
  • A matter of equality

    A matter of equality
    Howard County's passage of a law last week banning discrimination against transgender people marks another significant step toward full equality for all Marylanders and it sends a strong message that the county will protect its residents' rights...
  • Plan B decision shows good judgment

    If a girl 16 or younger has had vaginal intercourse, she's been raped ("Plan B is overruled," Dec. 9). Few states allow marriage or consensual sex under the age of 17. Do we really want such a girl, afraid that she may become pregnant, to take her...
  • Occupy Wall Street movement is on to something

    Occupy Wall Street movement is on to something
    Five dollars? Really? To use your own money? Wow. Bank of America's decision to impose that fee for debit card use did not precipitate the Occupy Wall Street protests. But it does seem to embody much of what has driven thousands of people to the streets,...