Displaying items 37-48 of 95 » View latimes.com items only< Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Next >
Today's question: Is gender more a media obsession or a real concern of voters? How likely is it that former Hillary Clinton supporters will break for John McCain because of Sarah Palin? Previously, Mangu-Ward and Marcotte discussed whether a socially...
Today's question: Is a female candidate's performance as a mother truly off limits during a campaign? Previously, Mangu-Ward and Marcotte discussed the GOP’s downplaying of Cindy McCain's success as a businesswoman, the media’s focus on...
Tags: Sex, Parenting, Rape, Cindy McCain, Rudy Giuliani
Today's question: At their convention, Republicans ignored Cindy McCain's impressive business accomplishments and instead focused on her record of philanthropy. Why is a strong woman a good VP candidate but not a good first lady? Previously, Marcotte...
Today's question: Could a socially conservative female candidate ever appeal to feminists? Previously, Marcotte and Mangu-Ward discussed Gloria Steinem's comments on Sarah Palin. Social conservatism harms women Point: Amanda Marcotte It's almost...
Here's the good news: Women have become so politically powerful that even the anti-feminist right wing -- the folks with a headlock on the Republican Party -- are trying to appease the gender gap with a first-ever female vice president. We owe this to...
IT'S IRONIC. At precisely the moment so many people think that the Republican Party and the conservative movement went off the rails, the people who hate the right the most want to copy it. That's the upshot of an alternately brilliant and tendentious...
Sally Ride had the coolest name. Perfect for the first American woman in space. On that day in 1983 when she shattered the ultimate glass ceiling aboard the shuttle Challenger, many in the crowd of a quarter-million people watching the launch — a...
Liz Smith"I HAVE the most perfect confidence in your indiscretion," said the 16th-century clergyman, Sydney Smith. I SUPPOSE it is an indication of how pallid are the personalities of Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson, that the current "scandal," involving...
Liz Smith"I AM ASHAMED that women are so simple!" says Katherina to Petruchio at the end of "The Taming of the Shrew" by William Shakespeare. She goes on to say, "to offer war where they should kneel for peace." (I think Shakespeare knew Kate was merely...
Tags: Feminism, Documentary (genre), Rihanna, AOL LLC, Jim Parsons
To understand why the hiring of Brian Bannon as Chicago's public library commissioner caused a more-than-ordinary stir, let us quote a learned cultural authority. That authority is not Socrates. It is not Shakespeare. It is not Goethe. Nor is it...
What do I have in common with a growing list of authors that include Salman Rushdie, Lemony Snicket, Gloria Steinem and Alice Walker? If you said we’re regulars at Mario’s deli, you’d be wrong. Except in my case, where you would have...
Can a woman raised without a father feel psychologically whole? The question came to mind while watching the funeral service for Whitney Houston several months ago. A beautiful, gifted woman, she rose to incredible heights, only to jettison her career...
Sep 10, 2008 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Sep 12, 2008 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Sep 11, 2008 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Sep 9, 2008 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Sep 4, 2008 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 8, 2007 |Column| Los Angeles Times
Jul 24, 2012 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Jul 30, 2012 |Story| Tribune Media Services
Jun 28, 2012 |Story| Tribune Media Services
May 8, 2012 |Column| Chicago Tribune
Oct 17, 2011 |Story| Glendale News Press
Apr 28, 2012 |Story| Daily Pilot
Original site for Gloria Steinem topic gallery.