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  • International Youth Media Summit Tackles Tough Social Issues

    The ninth annual Intl. Youth Media Summit, founded by teachers Evelyn Seubert and James Gleason from Cleveland High School Media Academy in Reseda, Calif., and Aileen Marshall of Screen School in Scotland, brings together young filmmakers between the ages...
  • Feminist Majority Pulls Out of Beverly Hills Hotel Event to Protest Sultan's 'Taliban-Like' Penal Code

    The Feminist Majority Foundation is moving its annual awards event from the Beverly Hills Hotel because the hotel's owner, the Sultan of Brunei, has imposed a "Taliban-like" penal code on the country set to start to go into effect on Thursday. Instead of...
  • Tom Zirpoli: Movements start by simply caring

    Who would have thought that a simple tweet could focus the world’s attention on a crisis in a remote part of the world? But #BringBackOurGirls, a message of outrage over the kidnapping of hundreds of Nigerian girls from their schools and homes,...
  • Supreme Court to consider challenge to law barring campaign falsehoods

    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court next week will consider for the first time whether states may enforce laws that make it a crime to knowingly publish false statements about political candidates. The justices will hear an antiabortion group's free-...
  • Coming together for peace

    Coming together for peace
    Forty-three years ago, John Lennon penned a lyric that has become a staple on the radio and countless bumper stickers and T-shirts: "Imagine all the people living life in peace." This Friday, Golden West College will host its 2014 Peace Conference,...
  • Intersections: Examining the self-defense class issue

    Intersections: Examining the self-defense class issue
    Two popular self-defense classes for women hosted by Glendale’s Status on the Commission of Women in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month have been postponed this month because of a letter from the National Coalition for Men that claimed the...
  • Lawsuit: Forced on maternity leave, forced to return before baby is due

    Lawsuit: Forced on maternity leave, forced to return before baby is due
    This post has been updated. See note below. Follow me down the rabbit hole for a moment while we discuss the case of Kimberly Erin Caselman, a Pier 1 sales associate in San Jose who loves her job and informed her boss in November that she was two months...
  • Sheryl Sandberg's wrongheaded campaign to ban the word 'bossy'

    Sheryl Sandberg was born bossy. As a child she commanded her younger brother and sister to follow her around, listen to her monologues, then scream “Right!” when she was finished. For the neighborhood children, she created shows that she...
  • Gary Stein: Here's a voice that's badly needed

    As our lawmakers in Tallahassee decide whether to further restrict abortion rights because, hey, they know what's best for every woman, I found myself thinking about an old friend. Joyce Tarnow not only wasn't afraid to make her voice heard, she wanted...
  • Law to protect women helps gays too

    Law to protect women helps gays too
    What does the federal Violence Against Women Act have to do with outlawing discrimination against gays and lesbians? A good deal, it turns out. The latest version of the law, which among other things provides grants to agencies that deal with victims of...
  • Feminist thought police takes on Kirsten Dunst

    Feminist thought police takes on Kirsten Dunst
    You can't say anything these days without getting into trouble with the feminist thought police. For example, here's Kirsten Dunst, giving an interview to the U.K. Harper's Bazaar as part of a promotion blitz for her new film, "The Two Faces of January,...
  • Lying is free speech too

    Does the 1st Amendment allow states to make it a criminal offense to disseminate false statements about a political candidate? Should citizens who fear that their free speech will be chilled by such a law be permitted to challenge it even if they aren't...