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  • Hoag Hospital and womens rights: Kamala Harris extracts more pledges

    Hoag Hospital and womens rights: Kamala Harris extracts more pledges
    The underhanded way that women's reproductive rights were abridged in Orange County last year after the merger of Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach with the Catholic hospital chain St. Joseph Health System raised important issues for the community....
  • Despite its cute graphic, Paycheck Fairness Act was evil spawn of Lilly Ledbetter

    Despite its cute graphic, Paycheck Fairness Act was evil spawn of Lilly Ledbetter
    On Wednesday, the Senate failed, for the third time, to muster the votes to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act, a women's-vote-wooing initiative of the Obama administration that has been knocking around Congress since President Obama took office in 2009....
  • Anita Hill reflects on her fateful testimony, 23 years later

    SEATTLE Back in 1993, I rounded a corner of a Laguna Beach, Calif., grocery store and walked straight into Anita Hill. We both stopped in our tracks. She looked slightly panicked, like someone had turned on a light in a room, and all she wanted was the...
  • Blizzard Babies takes its name from real deal

    Blizzard Babies takes its name from  real deal
    While the rest of Chicago was shoveling out from the snowy depths of the big blizzard of 2011, a trio of musically inclined local gals used its time productively, forming the dark, surfy quartet now known as Blizzard Babies. The hope in forming the...
  • Conservatives to women: Go get married

    Conservatives to women: Go get married
    The conservative minds of the Heritage Foundation have found a way for Republicans to shrink the gender gap: They need to persuade more women to get their MRS degrees. The advocacy group held a gathering of women of the right Monday afternoon to mark...
  • Was Nebraska's 'dirty old man' judge wrong to ask female lawyers to cover up?

    Was Nebraska's 'dirty old man' judge wrong to ask female lawyers to cover up?
    Last week I blogged about a middle school dress code in Illinois that bars girls from wearing shorts, leggings and yoga pants to school. All too predictably, the dress code has drawn the wrath of feminists, whose credo is that females of all ages should...
  • Dana Milbank: Conservatives to women: Go get married

    WASHINGTON -- The conservative minds of the Heritage Foundation have found a way for Republicans to shrink the gender gap: They need to persuade more women to get their MRS degrees. The advocacy group held a gathering of women of the right Monday...
  • Brandeis students nix Islam critic Ayaan Hirsi Ali. What a pity.

    Another spring, another college commencement speaker contoversy. In 1990, students at Wellesley College objected to First Lady Barbara Bush, who they felt was not sufficiently feminist as she had dropped out of Smith College in 1944 to get married. In...
  • Ann McFeatters: Pay equity is a tough sell

    WASHINGTON Women! Relax! Former President Jimmy Carter is on your side! That and 23 cents will get you the same dollar for your work as your male colleagues. In his never-subtle way, Carter said he is disappointed with what President Obama has done to...
  • Newport prepares for namesake film festival

    Newport prepares for namesake film festival
    However long other ticket buyers stand in line to see "Don't Quit: The Joe Roth Story," Mike White has waited longer. Nearly four decades, in fact. White, the former football coach at UC Berkeley, has hoped to see a film about the story of Roth, the...
  • Blame women's unhappiness on feminism? Sure, say conservative gals

    Blame women's unhappiness on feminism? Sure, say conservative gals
    Has feminism made women miserable? Oh God, are we really having this discussion? Yes, we are. That, in fact, was the gist of an all-female panel discussion at the conservative Heritage Foundation which chose to "celebrate" Women’s History...
  • Senate Republicans block Democrats' paycheck fairness bill

    WASHINGTON — With sought-after women voters at stake, Senate Republicans blocked election-year legislation Wednesday aimed at ensuring that female workers receive equal pay for doing the same work as men. A high-profile campaign for the Paycheck...