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In SF Speech, Steinem Urges Women to Take Action

In SF Speech, Steinem Urges Women to Take Action

By Sari Staver | Mar 12
When election statistics revealed that 53 percent of white women voters pulled the lever for Donald Trump, feminist Gloria Steinem was not surprised.

Airbnb CEO on Role of Women in Company's Success

Airbnb CEO on Role of Women in Company's Success

Mar 9
Airbnb is a growing force in the global lodging industry, with nearly 80 million guests booking lodging in 2016. Women make up more than half of the hosts.

Women's March Sends Message to Trump

Women's March Sends Message to Trump

By Sari Staver | Jan 29
From the opening remarks at the rally before the San Francisco Women's March to the rain-soaked finish down Market Street, the queer thumbprint was on the stage, in the crowd, and behind the scenes.

Women's Collective vs. 'Portlandia'

By Andy Smith | Nov 19
Now in its seventh season, IFC's "Portlandia" has helped shape America's image of Portland, Oregon, as hipster heaven. But to some, the show has crossed a line.

Peggy Whitson, 56, Making History as Oldest Woman in Space

Peggy Whitson, 56, Making History as Oldest Woman in Space

Nov 18
Peggy Whitson, a pioneering NASA astronaut on board, is now the oldest woman in space. In February, the first woman to serve as commander of the space station will celebrate her 57th birthday aboard.

Witnesses Back People Writer's Account of Trump Sex Assault

By Michael Biesecker | Oct 20
People Magazine reported Tuesday that a half-dozen people have come forward to corroborate its writer's account of being sexually assaulted by Donald Trump and its aftermath.

Polish Women Hail Victory in Abortion Standoff and Seek More

By Vanessa Gera | Oct 8
Polish women are declaring victory in a dramatic showdown that pitted them against an anti-abortion group and the conservative government this week.

Stella & Dot CEO on Building Accessory Empire

Stella & Dot CEO on Building Accessory Empire

May 5
The company's mission is to empower women to become entrepreneurs through what it calls "social selling."

Tech Confab Aims to Empower Lesbians

By Sari Staver | Mar 20
Lesbians working in technology, still greatly outnumbered by men in the workplace, are often "smarter" than many co-workers because they have developed emotional intelligence, according to Roseanne Malfucci.

Group: Ruling May Leave Louisiana with 1 Abortion Clinic

By Cain Burdeau | Feb 28
Abortion services in Louisiana will be restricted to one clinic in New Orleans unless the U.S. Supreme Court reverses an appellate court ruling, an abortion rights group said.

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