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The National Organization for Women's New York chapter called for embattled Gov. David Paterson's resignation Tuesday after a report alleging that he asked two staff members to call a woman who accused a governor's aide of assault.

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Roe v. Wade anniversary marked by vigils, demonstrationsupdated: Fri Jan 22 2010 16:51:00

Abortion rights supporters and opponents hit the streets of the nation's capital Friday to mark the 37th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court ruling establishing a woman's constitutional right to terminate a pregnancy.

Letterman producer defends host to women's groupupdated: Thu Oct 22 2009 17:02:00

The executive producer of the "Late Show with David Letterman" defended the company's treatment of women in response to a letter from the president of the National Organization for Women, who said the star's actions created a "toxic environment."

Women's group blasts Letterman over sexual affairs with staffupdated: Thu Oct 08 2009 11:29:00

The National Organization for Women has sharply criticized comedian David Letterman, accusing him of promoting a hostile, uncomfortable work environment.

NOW slams Lettermanupdated: Thu Oct 08 2009 11:29:00

NOW President Terry O'Neill tells HLN's Joy Behar that David Letterman is fostering a 'toxic workplace.'

Abortion support falls sharply, new research findsupdated: Thu Oct 01 2009 18:48:00

Support for abortion rights has fallen sharply in the past year, with Americans now split roughly 50-50 between those who back legal access to abortion and those who oppose it, according to a new survey.

Females win fight for political power updated: Fri Aug 20 2004 08:55:00

On August 26, 1920, the United States took a giant democratic leap when Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby certified the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, giving millions of American women the right to vote for the first time in the nation's history.

Fortune: WHERE WOMEN ARE HEADED THREE NEW BOOKS DISCUSS HOW THEY'RE DOING--AND HOW THEY OUGHT TO BE DOING--IN BUSINESS updated: Mon May 27 1996 00:01:00

It's always silly to make sweeping generalizations about 2 1/2 billion people who may not have much in common beyond their anatomical features. Yet where women are concerned, authors and publishers...

Fortune: NOW HEAR THIS updated: Mon Jul 25 1994 00:01:00

-- GLORIA FREUND, 50, Nassau County executive director for the National Organization for Women, on the Citadel's insistence that Shannon Faulkner, its first female candidate, get a crew cut:"Some w...

Fortune: Red Barber said it, Walter Annenberg vs. class oppression, the alternative to thrift, and other matters. ONLY IN AMERICA (Cont'dupdated: Mon Jul 26 1993 00:01:00

GARDEN GROVE, CALIFORNIA -- For four decades, the mischievous image has bared itself to sunscreen buyers on billboards nationwide: an adorable little girl, her tan line and backside revealed to the...

Fortune: NOW HEAR THIS updated: Mon Jul 13 1992 00:01:00

-- ALEXANDER IVANOV, 38, who loads trucks for a living in Moscow, on Madonna's movie Truth or Dare, a flop among Russians, who don't like women to swear: ''Frankly, I was bored.'' -- NOREEN CONNELL...

Fortune: Low morale may be ''natural,'' prudery at Penn State, why fingers travel so far, and other matters. KEEPING ABREASTupdated: Mon Jan 13 1992 00:01:00

In which Kindly Dr. Keeping Up adumbrates the rise of public toplessness to burning issuehood in American politics while also invoking Sigmund Freud and % asking the fateful question: What does the...

Fortune: Incredible shrinking brains, bankers' pets, dumber than the women's movement, and other matters. MEN IN TROUBLEupdated: Mon Dec 02 1991 00:01:00

Your servant has just spent a truly dreadful evening that began with his hovering over 179 articles about the ''men's movement'' -- this figure being the total number of articles referring to the m...

Fortune: A cop-out in Hollywood, the pillowcase debate, staying in bed in Sweden, and other matters. ON GETTING ITupdated: Mon Nov 18 1991 00:01:00

As is well known, the National Organization for Women (N.O.W.), the Women's Legal Defense Fund (W.L.D.F.), the Fund for the Feminist Majority (F.F.M.), and their ever eager collaborators in the med...

Fortune: A bold secretary, corruption on the screen, what really happens on dates, and other matters. MODERN ROMANCEupdated: Mon Sep 09 1991 00:01:00

Far more fun than collecting stamps in the present period are noting and cataloguing the succession of dopey ideas that suddenly get to be rated politically correct. For example, the idea that the ...

Fortune: In defense of foul deeds, Rockefeller and the wolf, sex differences in Iraq, and other matters. WOMEN'S COLLEGES GET A REPRIEVEupdated: Mon Jul 29 1991 00:01:00

Since we last wrote about the VMI case a couple of fortnights ago, two things have happened. The astounding thing was Federal District Judge Jackson L. Kiser's willingness to buck the zeitgeist, go...

Fortune: Gander sauce, rating the women's movement, tongue-tied in the living room, and other matters. WHO NEEDS NOW?updated: Mon Sep 25 1989 00:01:00

Question of the month: What do American women think of the American women's movement? Actually, we had not formally identified that as the QOTM until the New York Times lengthily raised the questio...

Money Magazine: CORRECTIONS updated: Sat Oct 01 1988 00:01:00

-- A picture caption in ''It Was Faxination, I Know . . . '' (July) gave the wrong model number for the Brother fax machine. The correct number: FAX-100. -- One Woman's Finances in August incorrect...

Fortune: Geometry for Jockeys, Foreign Affairs in Fantasyland, The Case Against Self-Esteem, and Other Matters. The Deadbeat's Chantupdated: Mon Sep 28 1987 00:01:00

Patricia Schroeder is traveling the country, testing the presidential waters . . . When Mrs. Schroeder spoke to the National Organization for Women's convention in Philadelphia . . . the chant ''Ru...

Fortune: Flower Power on the March, Divesting in Los Angeles, Spelling in Court, and Other Matters. Sexual Warfare in the Lobbyupdated: Mon Aug 17 1987 00:01:00

PHILADELPHIA -- The buttons worn by dozens of representatives to the National Organization for Women convention said simply, ''Shred Bork.'' The slogan signified the prevailing sentiment among the ...

Fortune: A New ERA, The Decline of Everyone, Rethinking McDonald's, and Other Matters. Cri de Coeurupdated: Mon Nov 10 1986 00:01:00

Hey, what ever happened to the women's movement? Have women maybe decided they don't exactly need the movement? If not, why is it slowly sinking from sight, leaving policy analysts everywhere with ...

Fortune: New Hope for the Average Shin, Granny Is a Radical, Progressive Snitching, and Other Matters. Beholding Biasupdated: Mon Sep 02 1985 00:01:00

''Media Bias Is in Eye of the Beholder'' was the instantly off-putting headline over Albert R. Hunt's op-ed meditations in the Wall Street Journal the other day, which went on for many a pica befor...

Fortune: How to Eat a Salad, Forgetting the Maine, Tiny Tots as Stalking Horses, and Other Matters. And Now, a Word onupdated: Mon Apr 01 1985 00:01:00

Behalf of the Grownups Writing about Benjamin Spock's new collaborator a fortnight ago, we briefly thought to mention that the media keep calling this person--his name is Michael B. Rothenberg, M.D...

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