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OKG Newsletter


Topic: women

A question of equality

A state question on next month’s ballot seeks to ban affirmative action in the public sector.


News

Rachel Curtis
A state question appearing on the Nov. 6 ballot would effectively end affirmative action for women and racial minorities in the public sector statewide.
 
Tuesday, October 16, 2012

To protect

One woman’s fight for survival has changed Oklahoma law — twice.


News

Kevan Goff-Parker
Lynne Mullins said she made a “bad mistake” when she got married. Her husband abused her and she soon feared for her own and her children’s lives.
 
Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Rabbis making history

For the first time in OKC history, both its congregational rabbis are women.


News

Greg Horton
When Vered Harris became the rabbi of Temple B’nai Israel, only the fifth in its 109-year history, the arrival also proved historical for another reason. It marked the first time in metro history that its only two congregational rabbis are women. Harris’ colleague, Abby Jacobson, is rabbi at Emanuel Synagogue.
 
Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Aroused

Porn stars are people, too.


Documentary

Rod Lott
As director Deborah Anderson states at the beginning of her documentary, Aroused is not a story about pornography, but about women. For half of its 69-minute running time (deliberate?), I believed her.
 
Tuesday, June 4, 2013

‘Eve’ plum

Photographer Yousef Khanfar puts faces to statistics in ‘Invisible Eve,’ featuring shots of women behind bars in Oklahoma.


Visual Arts

Molly Evans
Invisible Eve
through Sept. 7
Gaylord-Pickens Oklahoma Heritage Museum
1400 Classen Drive
oklahomaheritage.com
235-4458
$5-$7
 
Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Femme Fatales: The Complete Second Season

Refractory period over; ready to go again?


Television series

Rod Lott
Certainly the favorite TV show of pubescent boys nationwide whose parents have no idea what airs on Cinemax after they go to bed, Femme Fatales is an anthology series that puts women on top, both figuratively and literally. The better sex engages in better sex, all while pulling the wool — surgically enhanced and otherwise — over the eyes of stupid men.
 
Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Women Who Kill

More like maim.


Comedy

Rod Lott
An hour of stage comedy by female stand-ups, Women Who Kill errs in putting its not-so-secret weapon right upfront: Amy Schumer, who might just be the funniest person in America right now. Even her throwaway lines (“Do you ever have Oxycontin mouth?” she asks no one, rhetorically) pierce the flesh.
 
Friday, July 26, 2013
 
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