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Leonard Pitts Jr.: Opening up to women’s stories

While perusing the list of books I’ve read, I made a discovery that startled me: there were almost no women on it.

Spokane activist, feminist icon Marion Moos dies at age 95

Described as “Spokane feminist Marion Moos” in countless articles throughout the 1970s and ’80s, she fought on the front lines of political activism during the so-called second wave of feminism.

Jamie Tobias Neely: Feminism comfortably mingles with royal weddings

Asking why I do these things may be as pointless as wondering why my husband, who much prefers basketball, will always gravitate to a certain over-the-top football game every winter.

On screen, indies offer best shot at equality for women

There’s no doubt that women are far more affected by the movie industry’s obsession with sex appeal and physical beauty, resulting in a giant absence in female roles once actresses …

Reim: Campus feminism a disservice to millennials

Organizers of January’s Women’s March on Washington made a concerted effort to target college-aged women with their messaging – and with good reason. While only 23 percent of American women …

Emma Watson hits back at critics of provocative photo shoot

The actress says, “Feminism is about equality and it’s about choice.” She adds: “Feminism is not a stick with which to beat other women.”

Kellyanne Conway: Feminism associated with being ‘anti-male’ and ‘pro-abortion’

Kellyanne Conway, the first woman to run a successful U.S. presidential campaign, said Thursday that she doesn’t consider herself a feminist “in a classic sense” because the term is associated …

As NOW turns 50, feminists hail gains but ‘battle goes on’

Fifty years ago, when a small group of activists founded the National Organization for Women, the immediate issue that motivated them was sex discrimination in employment. They were irate that …

Book Notes: Neuffer looks at Andelin, antifeminist movement

In the 1960s, as the feminist movement was on the rise, a separate women’s movement also gained traction by preaching a wholly different message. The Fascinating Womanhood Movement, founded in …

We’ve come a long way, women

Stephanie Coontz, a social historian who teaches family studies at the Evergreen State College in Olympia, is suddenly everywhere: reviewed in the New Yorker, quoted on National Public Radio, enjoying …

Kathleen Parker: Defining, redefining feminism

Proving one’s feminist bona fides has become the latest challenge for women aspiring to public office. Is she a “real” feminist who walks in lockstep with traditional feminist orthodoxy? Or …

Maybe Your Mother Was Right After All

I’m confused. When I was a girl of the ‘50s, my momma told me to play hard to get. So I did. She said it made boys crazy if they …