| Dec 26, 2012
| 4:00 AM
BANGKOK -- Most of us can read about sex trafficking with a sense of detachment. It is only when we see its results up close that we are forced to confront the full extent of its horror.
Nana Plaza is one of several "red light" districts in Bangkok....
| Jul 4, 2013
| 6:25 AM
Congratulations to the local students who were winners in the recent 2013 National History Day competition held at the University of Maryland from June 9 through 13.
More than 2,600 students from across the nation participated. Students who received...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Standing in a crowd with a couple hundred of her Delta Sigma Theta sisters, Ruth Travis watched as a flotilla escorted the sorority's torch to the Inner Harbor Friday for a centennial celebration to honor the women's service to Maryland and the world....
| Jul 9, 2013
| 8:49 AM
Across the country, abortion rights opponents have been vigorously pushing new laws at the state and local level to restrict women's reproductive health rights. This month's ongoing fight in Texas — with an anti-abortion bill pending in a special...
| May 15, 2013
My mother went into paid work soon after my father's clothing store was flooded out in a hurricane, almost wiping him out. She had no choice. We needed the money.
This was some two decades before a tidal wave of wives and mothers went into paid work....
| Jul 11, 2013
| 1:50 PM
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced Thursday it has sued Extended Stay Hotels for paying women less than men performing the same work at the company's facility in Lexington Park.
According to the lawsuit filed in U.S. District...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Congratulation to triathlete Brian Lovett of Allentown, Pa., who was the overall winner of the Diamond in the Rough competition in Perryville this past weekend.
Congratulation to Hunter Ritter, formerly of Perryville, who now attends John Carroll in Bel...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 5:25 AM
On a recent cold and foggy Sunday morning in Nantucket, I decided that, no, I wouldn't be going to the beach. I wouldn't be riding the bike I'd lugged to the island, or taking the run I'd envisioned. For the third day in a row, my vacation plans were...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 8:15 AM
I can't believe The Sun published a picture of the women's rights group Femen with a caption locating the city of Kiev in Russia ("News Briefing," July 29). To my knowledge Kiev has been, and still is, in Ukraine.
If your newspaper cannot print...
| Aug 22, 2013
PBS, a recipient of federal funds through the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, is required to sustain "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature." In addition, according to the PBS...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 5:18 PM
Mildred Otenasek, a pioneering force for women in Maryland Democratic politics and a much-loved professor and mentor at her alma mater, Notre Dame of Maryland University, died Nov. 19 at her home in Roland Park. She was 98.
A diminutive, soft-spoken...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Baltimore's Fifth Regiment Armory is a good place to start for some perspective on the recent presidential election. Within its gray stone walls, the tumultuous 1912 Democratic National Convention played a major scene in the political drama that...