Mikaela Shiffrin’s pursuit of history highlights the growing importance of women’s sport. It’s a trend that is long overdue.
Zornio: What does it mean to be a modern man?
If toxic masculinity means being threatened by female M&M characters, what does healthy masculinity look like?
Zornio: This Labor Day, let’s also recognize emotional labor
Women continue to perform the bulk of unpaid emotional labor, 24-7 and without a holiday
Only 3 employers have been fined for violating Colorado’s new wage transparency law. But there’s still plenty of confusion.
As it grew last year, no one at Monigle Associates was paying close attention to emails from the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment. The letters started last July. This notice came in December: NOTICE OF FINE FOR NON-COMPLIANCE WITH DIVISION ORDERS AND ORDER TO RESPOND The Denver branding firm was out of compliance with […]
What’s Working: Colorado program is looking for a few good older workers
As far as pandemic pivots go, Lisa Armao’s made a lot of sense. Her goal to set up an intergenerational preschool that paired older adults with mild dementia and preschoolers hit a wall after COVID-19 struck Colorado. Schools went remote. Adults who could, stayed home. And her financial supporters, Boomers Leading Change, morphed into Experience […]
Carman: No child care, no kids. And don’t call me baby. Got it?
There they were, Kamala Harris on one side and Nancy Pelosi on the other, delivering elbow bumps as Joe Biden acknowledged the moment when a U.S. president first uttered the words “Madam Vice President” and “Madam Speaker” during an address to Congress. It was almost enough to make you believe we’ve made it. Nine days […]
In Colorado’s uneven coronavirus economic recovery, some thrive while others can’t make ends meet
By the time 2020 ended, the U.S. stock market was at an all-time high, Colorado’s housing market experienced double-digit gains, credit scores were on the rise and overall personal income had inched up again, up 0.6% in December from November. The state’s outlook is relatively positive for 2021. Lost jobs are expected to return. The […]
Opinion: I’m a cardiologist and I’m voting No on 115. It’s bad for women and bad for doctors.
Anti-abortion interest groups want you to believe they care about the lives of pregnant women. But make no mistake — in their recent attempts to ban abortion in Georgia, Ohio and Alabama they have worked to pass laws that either made no exceptions or had lawmakers supersede doctors in judging what constituted a life-threatening condition. […]
An Iraqi family takes refuge in Colorado; a Libyan family feels a rising threat
Connie Shoemaker has experienced more than half her life in an international setting. Her interest in Muslim women began with four years at American University in Cairo, Egypt, where her husband initiated a graduate communications program and she combined raising three children with teaching English, writing for Associated Press and other newspapers, and publishing a […]
Opinion: Inaction on unemployment benefits is very bad news for women facing abuse
COVID-19 lockdowns spotlighted the danger facing women around the world who were quarantined with their abusers. Lockdowns have lifted, but now women in the U.S. face the risk of partner abuse born of economic insecurity. With more than one in 10 Americans out of work and CARES unemployment benefits set to expire soon, whether and […]