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Stella & Dot CEO on Building Accessory Empire

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

Tech Confab Aims to Empower Lesbians

SCIENCE | 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

NATIONAL | 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.

Kansas Cutting Off Medicaid Funds for Planned Parenthood

POLITICS | By John Hanna | Jan 13
Kansas will prevent Planned Parenthood from receiving any funds through its Medicaid program, Gov. Sam Brownback announced Tuesday in a State of the State address.

Women Are Out-Earning Men in Corporate Finance

FINANCE | By Sarah Skidmore | Dec 20
Women may be badly outnumbered in the top ranks of corporate America, but at least they aren't underpaid.

FDA Clears Cold Cap to Save Hair During Breast Cancer Chemo

PERSONAL TECH | By Lauran Neergaard | Dec 12
Hair loss is one of the most despised side effects of chemotherapy, and now breast cancer patients are getting a new way to try to save their locks.

Brazil 'Beauty Parade' Celebrates Indigenous Women

INTERNATIONAL | By Jenny Barchfield | Oct 28
Rail-thin or heavy, swathed in scarfs and ankle-length skirts or wearing only a thong bikini bottom and body paint, they incarnated the canons of beauty of first peoples from across Brazil and as far afield as Panama and French Guiana.

Free Housing, Other Efforts Try to Attract Women to Tech

SCIENCE | By Phuong Le | Oct 27
Efforts like the TUNE-sponsored house and numerous other initiatives are trying to increase the number of women interested in the technology field.

SF Dyke March Breaks Out, Reclaims Route

By Liz Highleyman | Jul 4
To the sound of drums and chants of "Whose streets? Our streets!" thousands of women broke away from the planned route of the annual Dyke March and crossed police lines to follow the traditional route that passes lesbian community landmarks.

Comedy in Dallas? Cho Enough!

NATIONAL | By Jenny Block | May 5
Margaret Cho is heading to Dallas for shows at the Addison Improv May 8-10, and she shared her thoughts about women's bodies, LGBT rights and bullying.

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