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Single women under 65--those separated, widowed, divorced or never married--represent at least 24 percent of the voting-age population and a whopping 46 percent of voting-age women.
A friend who lives in Paris forwarded me an item from the Internet, concerning a singles ad that had allegedly appeared in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
When I took childbirth classes six years ago, the word "pressure" was bandied about an awful lot: We heard about the pressure on our bladders, the pressure applied to our backs to ease contractio
Solo theatrical performances are like ads. Everyone claims to hate them but nevertheless finds the good ones irresistible. A good ad acts like a tonic, making a new idea easy to swallow.
The civilian female in soldier lore.
Months after Strom Thurmond's African-American daughter, Essie Mae Washington-Williams, stepped into history, commentators continue to step around the most explosive aspect of this controversy wi
While the world looks the other way, sexual violence spreads in the Congo.
This morning I got an e-mail from Feminist Majority asking me to e-mail the President protesting the Iraqi Governing Council's approval of Resolution 137, which would abolish current family law a
I used to think we should get
rid of First Ladies.
Although the film isn't ready this year, there will be an event January 22 at Bluestockings bookstore in New York (172 Allen Street, 7-8:30 pm) and other events as far away as Grand Forks, North Dakota. Laura Flanders's Your Call radio program will also feature a Roe anniversary show. Listen online at www.yourcallradio.org.
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