Posts Tagged ‘women’s rights’

A Rare Display of Eva Perón Artifacts

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Arts Our Town, Arts West Side Spirit, Museums, Our Town, West Side Spirit

EvaPhoto By John Friia July 26 marked the 60th anniversary of her death, and starting next week, the Consulate General of Argentina is exhibiting 50 artifacts from her life that are on loan from the Museo Evita in Buenos Aires. The rare pieces include paintings, photographs and haute couture such as ball gowns, suits, dresses and [&hellip
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Krueger Takes on the ‘War on Women’

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

lizkrueger Sen. Liz Krueger has long been an advocate for women’s rights in Albany, so she’s accustomed to fighting for laws that protect them. But even as a seasoned advocate, she’s especially concerned with the tenor and direction of those debates over the past several years, which is why she convened a panel to bring together [&hellip
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Where’s This Woman? Fighting for the Upper East Side

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in OTTY Awards, Our Town, Politics Rep. Carolyn Maloney, the 2012 East Sider of the Year OTTY award winner, pulls no punches fighting for her Upper East Side district. Some politicians get themselves noticed for the things they say. Others work quietly, hoping to gain attention for the things they do. The rare breed of national legislator is able to land [&hellip
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Gloria Allred: A Fighting Spirit

Written by admin on . Posted in On Topic OTDT, Opinion and Column

The women’s rights lawyer’s autobiography leaves me feeling empowered By Susan Braudy I’ll stop cracking my knuckles, gentle reader, to tell you how powerful I feel after reading the inspirational page-turner Fight Back and Win by Gloria Allred, the world-changing women’s rights lawyer from California. Your diarist is no slouch either; she has corrected history [&hellip
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