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Halle Berry: Underneath, Most Women Love Underwear

By Frazier Moore | Thursday Oct 30, 2014
What's in a bra? Femininity, sexiness and self-empowerment, says Halle Berry, who is launching a lingerie line she says will do it all. The Oscar-winning actress is reviving Scandale, a lingerie label born in France in 1932.

Viral Video Documents New York Street Harassment

By Deepti Hajela | Oct 30
A video recording the comments a woman hears as she walks around the nation's biggest city is a testament to the pervasiveness of street harassment women face, its creators said.

Girls Portray Female Heroes in 'Because We Can' Project

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 29
Photographer Eunique Jones dressed young girls as influential, accomplished and powerful figures of women's history alongside famous quotes, to build their self-esteem.

Mariah Hanson Wins Palm Springs "Legacy Award"

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 29
On November 7, The Center in Palm Springs honors Club Skirts Dinah Shore Weekend founder and producer, Mariah Hanson, with the first-ever "Legacy Award."

India Slides, US Gains in Gender Equality Ranking

By Katy Daigle | Oct 28
Indian women still face some of the world's worst inequality in access to health care, education and work, despite years of rapid economic growth, according to a survey of 142 nations released Tuesday.

Woman Sues to Use Wife's Name on SC Driver License

By Meg Kinnard | Oct 28
A woman who says South Carolina officials refused to let her use her wife's family name on her driver's license has filed a federal lawsuit, another in a string of recent cases challenging the state's same-sex marriage ban.

Walmart Apologizes For 'Fat Girl Costumes' on Website

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 28
Walmart is owning up to its mistake this week, after the company's website labeled a line of plus-sized Halloween costumes, "Fat Girl Costumes."

'Welcome Back, Kotter' Star Marcia Strassman Dies

Oct 27
Marcia Strassman, who played Gabe Kaplan's wife, Julie, on the 1970s sitcom "Welcome Back, Kotter," has died. She was 66.

Melissa Etheridge on Gay Marriage, Obama, Marijuana & Her New Album

By EDGE | Oct 25
Music icon Melissa Etheridge sits down with Larry King on the Emmy nominated series "Larry King Now" to talk about the 'panic' in her industry, Obama's job performance, legalizing marijuana and her new self-released album.

Natl Day of Action to End Violence Against Women With HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 23
October 23 is the first-ever national day of action to end violence against women with HIV and across the country, the Positive Women's Network has planned rallies, ruckus-raisings and social media actions.

Catholic School Says 'No Way' to Ellen Page Film About Gays

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 22
Well, forget about being Christlike. A Catholic boys' school has come under fire after they refused to let the film "Freeheld" be filmed there, because stars Julianne Moore and Ellen Page play a lesbian couple.