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  • Poet Behbahani, 'lioness of Iran', dies at 87: state media

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Poet Simin Behbahani, a champion of women's rights and free speech whose lyrical verse captured the hopes and disappointments of Iranians since the 1979 revolution, died on Tuesday at the age of 87, official media reported. Nominated...
  • Women's Equality Workshop Scheduled

    The Duncaster Retirement Community will host public workshop on the women's suffrage movemeant and what it means in today's environment, Aug. 26, beginning at 7:30 p.m., at 40 Loeffler Road. The event corresponds with Women's Equality Day, which is...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Duncaster To Present Program About Women's Equality Day

    Duncaster Retirement Community will present a public workshop on the women's suffrage movement and what it means in today's environment. The program will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 26 at 7:30 p.m. It is free to the public with preregistration. The event...
  • Column shines light on issue of depression

    I commend state Rep. Mike Schlossberg for submitting his Your View about his reflections on his personal journey with depression. His forthright statement that "depression is a disease with a strong biological component predisposing persons to this...
  • Extraordinary Life: An Advocate For Seniors, And Environmental Activism

    Extraordinary Life: An Advocate For Seniors, And Environmental Activism
    Joyce Kathan was a leader in the senior center movement in Connecticut, lobbied for seniors at the Capitol, was a pioneer in seeking greater options for women and worked hard to preserve the environment. Above all, she sought to get others involved in...
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt Is Star of 'Sin City' and Male Feminist: 'It Benefits Society as a Whole'

    By Greg Gilman LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Joseph Gordon-Levitt just made the ladies swoon - if they believe in feminism, at least. The "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" star defended the feminism as beneficial "for society as a whole" when the Daily Beast...
  • @NoToFeminism: Twitter parody uses humor to battle anti-feminists

    @NoToFeminism: Twitter parody uses humor to battle anti-feminists
    The only good thing about having to endure celebrities explaining why they're not feminists is the palate-cleansing you get to do over at @NoToFeminism, a hilarious parody account that's popped up on Twitter. With the tagline "lol feminism no thanks,"...
  • Modi says India is shamed by rape in Independence Day speech

    NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - India's recently elected Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke out against rape in his first Independence Day speech on Friday, saying the country was shamed by increasing reports of sexual violence against women...
  • Review: 'Bad Feminist' by Roxane Gay

    Review: 'Bad Feminist' by Roxane Gay
    Don't tear other women down, because even if they're not your friends, they are women and this is just as important," Roxane Gay writes in "Bad Feminist." "This is not to say you cannot criticize other women, but understand the difference between...
  • Nader: Crashers Needed At The Two-Party Party

    Nader: Crashers Needed At The Two-Party Party
    The word "spoiler," when applied only to small-party candidates, is an epithet of political bigotry. It says to people who want to enter the electoral arena and talk about ignored but important issues that they should not do so. It says the two big...
  • Catholic land proposal, pot, and Bondi: Letters

    Catholic land proposal If the Catholic Diocese of Orlando truly considers itself "caretakers of God's creation" and its priorities are really "preservation and conservation of natural treasures such as Lake Howell, its wetland system, upland areas, open...
  • Can't feminists laugh? The overreaction to Nine West's sexist ad campaign

    Can't feminists laugh? The overreaction to Nine West's sexist ad campaign
    Um, how many feminists does it take to screw in a light bulb? About as many as have clutched their pearls so tightly as to have nearly decapitated themselves over the horror of Nine West’s new ad campaign for its fall line of shoes. Leopard-...