Al Franken got emotional on the Senate floor today while speaking on behalf of reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act.Franken broke down while recalling the late Sheila Wellstone's vision of an America where women who are fleeing domestic violence don't have to worry about becoming homeless. ... More >>
Yesterday, the House and Senate approved two distinct abortion crackdowns.The House bill would ban so-called "telemedicine abortions" and require the physical presence of a doctor when an abortion is performed. The Senate bill would mandate abortion clinics to be licensed and subject them to random ... More >>
Remember all the talk about the MNGOP staying focused on job creation? Well, instead of that, Republican lawmakers continue to devote their energies to making it more difficult for women to get abortions.Yesterday, a divided Senate committee passed two anti-abortion measures -- one that would req ... More >>
This is not news: Both sides of the abortion debate are dug in tighter than a stubborn mule. Here's a perfect example.
The freshman senator again wades into the culture wars.
Overcrowded shelters and lack of available jobs greet help-seekers
The joint effort between the MPD and city attorney's office is aimed at increasing the conviction rate of domestic abusers.
A vital service for domestic violence survivors sees its budget gutted
Ananya Dance Theatre meditates on global culture
The B-Girl Be Summit preaches strength in numbers
The new domesticity: On the needle with the Knit Grrrls
Budget cuts and Bush are leaving victims of domestic violence out in the cold
Let the heroine carry the big gun: Seven local women writers talk about creating their own worlds- and the problems with life on earth
The post-sex pill: Great idea--if you can get it
Women make up well more than half of the Guthrie's audience, but less than 10 percent of its produced playwrights. Is this a tragedy or a farce?
Über-girl group W.I.T. sexes up New York's nu-wave boys club
From panel discussions to boobs aflame, feminism and punk rock form a holy union at Chicago's Ladyfest
Dr. Mildred Hanson is one of the few Minnesota physicians who hasn't been bullied out of performing abortions. At 77, she's more afraid of what will happen when she retires.
In the post riot-grrrl sweepstakes, the Donnas lust for control, while Le Tigre looks for liberation
Jiggle TV becomes James Bond for girls--and boys--in the new Charlie's Angels
In the Jungle's latest play, Victorian womanhood learns about feminism from the droppings of history
Feminist Susan Faludi looks for the lost continent of American masculinity
Remember, the mind's the thing
A harassment suit filed by the first women to work in northern Minnesota's taconite mines set a precedent for suits over hostile work environments. But nearly 16 years after they went to court, the plaintiffs still haven't recouped a penny.
Joan Drury has led Duluth's Spinsters Ink from the end of one feminist heyday to the dawn of another. How? Dogged vision and deep pockets.