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  • Twists and turns on road to equal opportunity

    Twists and turns on road to equal opportunity
    Five decades ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the most sweeping civil rights statute in our history. In 50 years under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, American industry has achieved wholesale changes in workplace demographics,...
  • Man accused of assaulting pet rabbits, woman after argument

    Man accused of assaulting pet rabbits, woman after argument
    The high-pitched screeching told Dana Jongeward that something was horribly wrong. She ran out to the living room to see her then-boyfriend, James Wertz, choking her pet rabbit, Bun Bun. He dropped the animal and tried to apologize, but the damage had...
  • Barbara Hellenga: Canton Volunteer, Community Activist

    CANTON — Barbara Hellenga, a community activist who established the town's Dial-a-Ride program and an active member of the Unitarian Society of Hartford, died May 25. She was 85. Hellenga was born in Mexico City in 1929, and graduated from the...
  • Court ruling raises additional questions

    At face value, the ruling sounds livable: appealing to the ideal of religious freedom, narrowly defined, and offering a government solution. However, it contains a disturbing undercurrent that may lead us back to earlier days of injustice and...
  • Jailed Iranian Director Mahnaz Mohammadi Sparks Mounting International Outrage

    Concern is mounting in the international film community over Iranian director, actress and women's rights activist Mahnaz Mohammadi who on June 7th reportedly began serving a five year sentence in Iran's Evin Prison, on the outskirts of Tehran, on charges...
  • Obama: Workplace flexibility and unpaid leave not 'women's issues'

    Obama: Workplace flexibility and unpaid leave not 'women's issues'
    President Obama called Monday for paid leave for couples with newborns, arguing that the U.S. should join other industrialized countries in adopting flexible workplace policies. At a daylong White House summit on workplace issues, Obama urged Congress...
  • Supreme Court's ultimate test: When rights collide

     Supreme Court's ultimate test: When rights collide
    Just as spring brings baseball and autumn means football, early summer is Supreme Court season. For a few weeks, all eyes turn to the Marble Palace, as the court tackles (or punts) many of the great legal issues of our time. The latest string of...
  • Joe Manganiello on 'La Bare': 'There's No Such Thing as Male Objectification'

    Joe Manganiello went from playing Big Dick Richie in 2012′s "Magic Mike" to directing "La Bare," a documentary about a group of male strippers in Dallas. This might sound like the setup for a joke, but Manganiello is serious. A classically trained...
  • Remembering the Best and Worst of ABC's TGIF Lineup

    In fall 1993, a coming-of-age comedy called "Boy Meets World" premiered on ABC's "TGIF" Friday night lineup; 21 years later, its sequel series, "Girl Meets World," is debuting on the Disney Channel with many of the original cast members reprising their...
  • Sheila Weller's book, 'The News Sorority,' highlights women in broadcasting

    "The most successful women in this business are the ones who have no shame, who are pushy -- and at the same time reserve a little 'feminine.' The guys are a lot easier to figure out -- they're what they appear, they're aggressive, they're snakes,...
  • Founder of Ordain Women excommunicated from Mormon Church

    Kate Kelly, the founder of a prominent Mormon women’s group, has been excommunicated, according to her organization, Ordain Women. Kelly, an international human rights lawyer, formed the group, which pushes for gender equality in the faith, with...
  • Breaking New Ground: Women At The Helm

    Breaking New Ground: Women At The Helm
    At the helm of a ship early in her career with the U.S. Coast Guard, Sandra Stosz was given an ultimatum: "You stand on the bridge like John Wayne with a six-gun in each hand barking orders and then I'll qualify you." Stosz, a 1978 graduate of the U....