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'They Don't Make Movies About Boring People:' Two New Documentaries Tackle AIDS, Government

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

Imagine someone with the bluntness of the George Carlin, the wardrobe of the Kinsey Sicks, and the following of Dame Edna and you'll get an idea of what kind of social catalyst Pieter-Dirk Uys became for South Africans.

Why Women Are Afraid To Network

Marcia Reynolds | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marcia Reynolds

Women need sponsors and they need to come together in supportive networks. There is no shame in asking for help. It is the way we will finally get more seats in the boardroom and our career desires met.

China's Secret Weapon: Women

Marcia Reynolds | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marcia Reynolds

It's not that Western women don't question, "Who am I and what is my life's purpose?" It's that we aren't asking it from the top rungs of the corporate ladder as they are doing in China.

Glass Ceiling: The Untold Story

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Goulston, M.D.

If it will make all these male executives better, why don't we ask for input from women who care about us? From my work with executives who have opened up to me, a few reasons come to mind.

Kathleen Rice: Standing Out in New York

Sam Bennett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sam Bennett

Never mess with a woman from the Big Apple. Residents of Long Island learned this firsthand in 2005, when Kathleen Rice stunned the political world a...

Stuck Between a Rock and a (Not So Hard) Place

Gena Grish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Gena Grish

Why is it that men always think that women want more than they do? Women are very capable of having friends with benefits and nothing more.

Working Women of Wal-Mart United

Philip N. Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Philip N. Cohen

I've used this case to teach about sex segregation and discrimination for several years. It's a textbook case, so to speak: fewer and fewer women as you move up the chain of command.

Track Records and Trickle Downs: Will Elected Women Officals Benefit Other Women?

Douglas M. Branson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Douglas M. Branson

Women voters may well find of interest female candidate's track records with respect to hiring, promotion and mentoring of other women in business.

Top Women CEOs Were Paid MORE Than Their Male Counterparts In 2009 (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

When it comes to CEO pay at the top companies in the world, a handful of elite female executives are actually out-earning their male counterparts. ...

ALL THE PRESIDENT'S WOMEN: The Tale of Elena Kagan's Nomination

Michelle Kraus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michelle Kraus

The tale of Elena Kagan's nomination to the highest court of this nation reveals the under belly of prejudice in this country against women. The very ...

The New Power Girls: Women Entrepreneurs And Gender In Business

The New Power Girls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
The New Power Girls

Power Girls are women in a man -- and women's -- world. Gender does not define who we are, what we need to do, and most of all, what we want to accomplish. It never has.

The Battle of the Sexes Isn't Over

Dr. Wendy Jacobson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendy Jacobson

In essence, women feel they've hit a "glass ceiling" in the home, pulling for an adversarial instead of a collaborative relationship over collective aspirations, goals and principles.

Lessons From Coco Chanel, a Self-Made Woman

Rachael Chong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rachael Chong

A woman ahead of her time, Coco Chanel was a true entrepreneur, who brought women freedom through fashion.

In Naples' Mob, There's No Glass Ceiling | Maria De Cristofaro | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Reporting from Naples, Italy - In most respects, it was a typical mob shootout: members of feuding clans facing down their rivals on the main street o...

Reclaiming Feminine Values and Virtues in the Workplace and Home

Susan Harrow | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Harrow

Many women in the workplace find that their femininity and core values have been pushed to the background or edged out of their lives in a subtle but significant way.

The New Normal: Die Childless at Thirty

Joan Williams | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joan Williams

Men have lost three-fourths of the jobs during the Great Recession, making women's wage work more important than ever. Our public policy hasn't caught up.

Women in Tech: The Silicon Ceiling

Maya Baratz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Maya Baratz

When I first I attended the Webby Awards in 2001, I noticed a anthropological paradox: The line to the ladies' room was nonexistent, the men's, long.

MSNBC's Donny Deutsch: "If Palin Wasn't Hot Would We Be Talking About Her?" (VIDEO, POLL)

Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On MSNBC today, CNBC commentator Donny Deutsch touched on two of the biggest Sarah Palin talking points -- why she continues to be a story in the news...

Farewell Ms. Wasilla

Chelsea-Lyn Rudder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chelsea-Lyn Rudder

There is nothing wrong with a woman wanting to be respected and admired for both her intelligence and her beauty.

Why Michelle Obama Makes Me a Better Mother

Francesca Biller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Francesca Biller

It's seems stylish and even respectable again in political and social circles to admit that you may consider motherhood as important as any career, thanks to First Lady Michelle Obama.

It's Stylish and Smart to Be a Mother Again, Thanks to Michelle Obama

Francesca Biller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Francesca Biller

It's seems stylish and even respectable again in political and social circles to admit that you may consider motherhood as important as any career, thanks to First Lady Michelle Obama.

Another Slap for Feminism

Heather Wood Rudúlph | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Heather Wood Rudúlph

There's no doubt that women have to choose between family and a certain career tier. Adequate workplace policies just don't exist to give women the opportunity to do both. But taking issue with that fact isn't whining, it's advocating for progress.

The Pink Slip: Women and Layoffs in the Recession

Rod Shrader | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rod Shrader

It turns out that even though women are more than holding their own in terms of staying employed, their gains are not reflected in leadership positions.

Arab Women Beginning To Crack The Glass Ceiling

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Diane Tucker

Noor Al-Fayez is the new deputy minister for women's education in Saudi Arabia, a country where women are still not allowed to drive a car.

Time Running Out For Filipino Veterans

Jonah Lalas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jonah Lalas

Many thousands of Filipinos answered Roosevelt's call to join the U.S. forces fighting Japan in the Philippines, but had been denied the benefits they were promised until last month.