California’s blue skies continue to hide a rigid glass ceiling, according to a Walled Hub study ranking the gender equity in all 50 states.
Hot Docs! ‘Red Army’ Is A Beautiful, Brutal Peek Into Soviet-Era Hockey And ‘She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry’ Resurrects Forgotten Courage
KCBS Entertainment Editor Jan Wahl reviews two documentaries this week, including “Red Army,” which shows the cultural and social changes in Russia seen through the eyes of the Soviet Union’s national hockey team. Also reviewed is “She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry,” about the courage of those who put the modern women’s movement in the late 1960s and early ‘70s.
The Alameda County Sheriff’s Department is now responding to an American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California (ACLU) lawsuit challenging its policy of mandatory pregnancy tests for all female detainees under the age of 60.
Conveniently-timed for Obama’s reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.
The whole concept of warring on women is totally sexist. The truth is that women are speaking for themselves, doing a damn good job of expressing their views quite clearly and eloquently, and they don’t need the media speaking for them – especially the male-intense media of 2012.
The basic fact is that Romney, Ryan and Republican’s are uncomfortable with a few of the words Congressman Akin used. They are not, however, uncomfortable with the policy position he was expressing. The record shows that they march in lockstep with Congressman Akin.
WASHINGTON (KCBS) The group Human Rights Watch has released a report showing why women’s rights should be a priority in any political agreement with insurgent forces in Afghanistan.