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  • Reader Report: Roe v. Wade marks 41 years

    Reader Report: Roe v. Wade marks 41 years
    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...
  • Same-sex marriage moving swiftly back toward Supreme Court

    Same-sex marriage moving swiftly back toward Supreme Court
    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...
  • So, Gloria Steinem, can women sleep their way to the top?

    So, Gloria Steinem, can women sleep their way to the top?
    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...
  • Assemblyman Muratsuchi to seek reelection, not Senate seat

    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...
  • Gender pay equity: Yeah, it's still a problem

    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...
  • Study: Female Movie Stars Paid Significantly Less After Age 34

    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...
  • A precarious time for Afghan women

    A precarious time for Afghan women
    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...
  • A poignant look at the untold story of women in jazz

    A poignant look at the untold story of women in jazz
    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...
  • Kelly Sue DeConnick tackles exploitation tropes in ‘Bitch Planet’

     
    By her own account, its title wasn't what she led with in proposing new projects to Image Comics or her […]...
  • Former Los Angeles mayor candidate Wendy Greuel to run for Waxman seat

    Former Los Angeles mayor candidate Wendy Greuel to run for Waxman seat
    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...
  • Lieu Senate seat draws crowd of interested politicians

    Lieu Senate seat draws crowd of interested politicians
    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...
  • Red vs. blue: The battle lines of 2014

    Red vs. blue: The battle lines of 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'...