| Jan 31, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards told a crowd of more than 250 supporters Wednesday in Newport Beach that the fight to uphold abortion rights must continue because women's health and lives are at stake.
"We won the battle in 1973 with Roe...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 10:15 PM
WASHINGTON — The legal campaign for marriage equality is picking up speed, moving at a pace that has surprised even longtime advocates and increasing the likelihood of a definitive Supreme Court test as early as next year.
Efforts by some...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 6:19 PM
Earlier this week, Gloria Steinem headlined the first annual Makers conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, a spin-off of the PBS documentary series "Makers," about the women who "make" America.
Jennifer Aniston interviewed Steinem before a crowd of powerful...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 1:04 PM
SACRAMENTO — Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) said Thursday he will run for reelection rather than join a crowded field of contenders for a state Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Ted Lieu.
Lieu’s decision to run for Congress has...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Everybody knows that women commonly get paid less than their male counterparts to do the same work. But does that hold true for highly educated women in the upper reaches of corporate management, including Mary Barra, whom Fortune Magazine ranked No. 1 in...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Like most industries, the movie biz has long been plagued by age and gender biases. But a recent study suggests that when coupled, age and gender discrimination can yield an even more significant wage gap.
According to a study in the Journal of...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 3:00 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan — Ghazalan Koofi loves her mother but not the life her mother has been compelled to live.
The older woman, her face cloaked in a shawl, had an arranged marriage at age 11. She didn't go to school and spent her life raising seven...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 7:10 AM
The world of jazz never has been particularly hospitable to women, then or now, though matters have improved since the darkest days.
Even so, the female trumpeter or saxophonist who leads her own band to wide acclaim remains the exception. For the...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 9:02 AM
By her own account, its title wasn't what she led with in proposing new projects to Image Comics or her […]...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:04 PM
Former Los Angeles city controller and unsuccessful mayoral candidate Wendy Greuel said Thursday that she plans to run for the Congressional seat being vacated by retiring Rep. Henry Waxman.
“When I woke up this morning, I had no idea that someone...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 4:08 PM
SACRAMENTO -- State Sen. Ted Lieu’s announcement that he is running for an open congressional seat has sparked interest in his Senate seat from a crowd of possible contenders, including Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi and former Assemblywoman Betsy...
| Feb 5, 2014
The conventional wisdom is that this fall's congressional election will be all about Obamacare. Republicans, it's argued, will try to expand their majority in the House and take the Senate with a campaign focused mostly on the failings of President Obama'...