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  • Oscar Pistorius found guilty of culpable homicide, receives bail extension

    Oscar Pistorius found guilty of culpable homicide, receives bail extension
    Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius was convicted of culpable homicide on Friday, escaping the more serious charge of murder for the killing of his girlfriend, and will now battle to avoid going to prison. The 27-year-old double amputee,...
  • Colombia women's rights group wins U.N. award as risks lives for victims

    BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - They have received death threats, been forced from their homes, and live in the middle of drug turf wars, but nothing has stopped a Colombian women's rights group that is this year's recipient of a U.N. refugee agency...
  • Center-left opposition in lead in Swedish elections: SVT exit poll

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden's center-left opposition, including a feminist party looking set to win its first parliament seats, held a lead over the governing center-right coalition in the Nordic country's general election, but fell short of an...
  • Fall Movies: Film Festivals, 'Diamond Ruff' Screening

    Fall Movies: Film Festivals, 'Diamond Ruff' Screening
    Alternative-movie offerings are plentiful this fall. In addition to festivals featuring indie and foreign films — the Feminist Film Festival, the EROS gay film festival, the Festival of Ibero American Cinema, the Manhattan Short Film Festival...
  • Federal judge strikes down Ohio's campaign statements law

    In a ruling that could have reverberations around the country, a federal judge on Thursday struck down an Ohio law that bars individuals from knowingly making false statements about political candidates. The decision from District Court Judge Timothy...
  • The great Spider-Woman sexist derriere scandal

    The great Spider-Woman sexist derriere scandal
    Sometimes feminists make, uh, asses of themselves. A prime example is the Great Spider-Woman Sexist Derriere Scandal, in which female commentators in media ranging from Elle to Time to the Guardian waxed outrageous over a variant cover unveiled by...
  • Diane Roberts: America loves football — women, maybe not so much

    Sing along to the fight song; holler with the crowd; watch the ESPN cameraman get a shot up that cheerleader's skirt; and smell the testosterone on the grill — it's football season, that special time when men are men, and women, er, are not. I'm...
  • Broward a target in same-gender class controversy

    Broward a target in same-gender class controversy
    Are same-gender classrooms, offered at six public schools in Broward County, a way to address differences in how boys and girls learn, or are they discriminatory and ineffective? The Broward school system has become embroiled in this controversy after...
  • Gov. Malloy Announces Domestic Violence Proposal

    Weighing in on a national conversation about domestic violence, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Wednesday proposed legislation that would prevent access to a gun from anyone subject to a temporary restraining order. The governor made his announcement at a...
  • The GOP and birth control

    The following editorial appeared in the Charlotte Observer on Sunday, Sept. 7: North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis, in a debate last week with U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan, joined a growing number of election-year Republicans in support of over-the-counter...
  • So you want to be a feminist, huh?

    So you want to be a feminist, huh?
    Between Taylor Swift’s “sudden” revelation that she actually is a feminist and Beyonce’s seizure-inducing glittertastic celebration at last month’s MTV Video Music Awards, it seems the term is making a mainstream comeback. Or...
  • Asian Games: Women sidelined as Saudi Arabia selects all-male team

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has failed to include a single female athlete in its 199-strong team for the upcoming Asian Games in South Korea, saying its women are not sufficiently competitive. The Saudi stance sparked criticism from Human Rights...