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The Republican War on Science Takes Aim at Women

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President Donald Trump has made no secret of his administration’s disdain for science, from naming a climate change denier to lead the Environmental Protection Agency to proposing a budget that ...

Texas Republicans Advance Sweeping Abortion Restrictions

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Texas lawmakers in the Republican-controlled house voted Friday to create the state’s the most sweeping abortion restrictions since the passage of the omnibus anti-choice bill known as HB 2 After ...

Seven Gender Experts Explain How to Make Progress for Women and Girls

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As we mark our first year of publishing Women & Girls, we’re looking ahead to understand the biggest issues facing women and girls in the coming year. To help shed ...

The Bombing at a Manchester Ariana Grande Show Was an Attack on Girls and Women

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British authorities have identified a suspect in what appears to have been a suicide bombing and an act of terrorism outside an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England on May ...

Montana’s Gianforte Donated to White Nationalists, Anti-Government Extremists

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Greg Gianforte, the Republican candidate running for the sole U.S. House seat in Montana, has bankrolled extremist candidates for office in the state, including those with ties to white nationalist ...

Moms Deserve More than 71 Cents to the Dollar! Join the #MomsEqualPay Day Twitter Storm

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Time: 2–3 p.m. ET Location: On Twitter! Follow @AAUW and @AAUWPolicy, and use #MomsEqualPay. Cost: No charge Think we were done when we celebrated Equal Pay Day back in April?

Trump's Budget Would Cut Planned Parenthood Out Of All Federal Programs

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The Trump administration’s proposed budget specifically excludes Planned Parenthood from all Department of Health and Human Services programs, apparently the first time a president’s budget has done so, according to ...

Sinkhole Opens Next to Mar-a-Lago in Obvious Sign From Increasingly Irritated God

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And lo, though the people did turn their eyes away, the signs continued to appear: A goddamn sinkhole just opened in the road right outside Mar-a-Lago, over by the side ...

Jared Kushner’s Other Real Estate Empire

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Warren was raising three children alone while taking classes for a bachelor’s degree in health care administration, and she disregarded the summons at first. But JK2 Westminster’s lawyers persisted; two ...

Medicaid Helps Schools Help Children

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Medicaid provides affordable and comprehensive health coverage to over 30 million children, improving their health and their families’ financial well-being.[1] In addition to the immediate health and financial benefits that ...

Supreme Court strikes down North Carolina maps for Congress

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WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court ruled Monday that racial considerations pervaded the way North Carolina lawmakers drew congressional maps after the 2010 Census in order to maximize Republicans' advantage. The ...

In New Memoir, Dr. Willie Parker Pens a Christian Parable for Abortion Providers

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“I can walk around in plain sight because no one on Earth expects a large, bald black man in sweats and a baseball cap to be a doctor.” If the ...

Montana Republican Doing Some Light Ratfucking In Special Election Because He’s Not Scared At All!

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You may have heard that a Democrat is running for Montana’s sole Congressional seat! His name is Rob Quist, he’s a banjo-playin’ liberal who’s running against a fellow no one ...

Trump seeks historic cuts to government

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Revealed: Facebook's internal rulebook on sex, terrorism and violence

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Facebook’s secret rules and guidelines for deciding what its 2 billion users can post on the site are revealed for the first time in a Guardian investigation that will fuel ...


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These are the realities of abortion. The need to terminate a pregnancy knows no political affiliation or religious faith. I’ve hugged, cried with and held the hands of hundreds of ...

The Poisoned Generation

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Casey Billieson was fighting against the world. Hers was a charge carried by many mothers: moving mountains to make the best future for her two sons. But the mountains she ...

The Surprising Role of Clergy in the Abortion Fight Before Roe v. Wade

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Rep. Karl Oliver: Those removing Confederate monuments ‘should be lynched’

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A state representative from Winona is calling in a Facebook post for those who support the removal of Confederate monuments to be lynched. Rep. Karl Oliver, R-Winona, wrote: “The destruction ...

Trump's budget proposes stripping all federal funds from Planned Parenthood

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In an unprecedented move, the White House is set to release a budget proposal that would withhold all federal funds from abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood. The impact would be ...

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The State Director is responsible for program management and day-to-day operations. NARAL’s mission requires us to build new membership, engage existing supporters and activate critical constituencies in the state. If ...

New Law Forces Closing of 4 Iowa Planned Parenthood Health Centers

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More than 14,600 women will be left without the health care they depend on Because of a dangerous new Iowa law signed by Governor Branstad, Planned Parenthood of the Heartland ...

This photo series makes a powerful statement about race and power among women

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It can be difficult to understand how important representation is — until we are faced with a reversed gaze. O, the Oprah Magazine did just that for a photo essay ...

The Stealth Attack on Women’s Health: What Caps on Medicaid Funding Would Mean for Women

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Recent proposals to restructure the Medicaid program as a per capita caps program threaten health care coverage and benefits for tens of millions of Americans—and would hit women especially hard.

Meet the Woman Who Took Bill O'Reilly Down

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I 'm not the story," Emily Steel insists. It's Monday morning and the 33-year-old reporter is sitting near her desk at the New York Times, taking a break from her ...

BitchTapes: Celebrating A Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphopia!

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MusicBitchTapesqueer May 17 marked the annual International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia! In honor of this incredibly important commemoration, this BitchTape includes a number of songs that celebrate same-sex ...

This DC Bar Is Serving "Pill Cosby" Cocktails

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Ben’s Chili Bowl may have finally distanced itself from Bill Cosby by removing its controversial mural,but another 14th/U Street Corridor restaurant is now referencing the actor and alleged sexual predator.

Ordered to Catch a Warlord, Ugandan Troops Are Accused of Hunting Girls

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According to internal United Nations records, peacekeepers in the Central African Republic have documented allegations of the rape, sexual abuse or sexual harassment of more than 30 women and girls ...

Indigenous women in Peru combat climate change and boost economy

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International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples To combat the impact of climate change, the indigenous women of Laramate in Peru have turned to ancestral farming techniques with support from ...

Examining Trump with a House of Cards: The Line Separating Reality and TV Political Drama is Fading

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PoliticsTVviolencemasculinityeconomyHouse of Cardspolitics With the Trump administration's first one hundred days in office, there has been many similarities between the TV political dramas of the past and present reality that ...

A Sinkhole Just Opened in Front of President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Estate

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Ivanka Trump meets with Saudi women leaders as some activists remain critical

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“In every country, including the United States, women and girls face challenges,” Trump told a small group of accomplished Saudi women gathered to dialogue with her about how to build ...

The perils of writing while female

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We called his film sexist. He tried to destroy our credibility. On Friday, we, the editors of The Seventh Row, received a puzzling email. A director suddenly got in touch,

Trump's Abortion Policy Isn't About Morality – It's Coercion

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Amid all the presidential scandals of the past week, it was easy to miss that the Trump administration vastly expanded the anti-abortion policy known as the "global gag rule." But ...

Temporary Protected Status for Haitians to be extended for six months

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Haitian immigrants who have been enrolled in the Temporary Protected Status program will get another six months extension, Miami Democratic Rep. Frederica Wilson said. Wilson told the Miami Herald that ...

Global gag rule is back: One of Trump's first actions targets the world's women

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Less than 48 hours after millions of people marched for equality in cities across the U.S. and around the world—and one day after the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the ...

At Work, Dads Get a Bonus, but Moms Get a Penalty. What Gives?

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Each May, families around the country celebrate Mother’s Day, honoring the special women in their lives. Yet after all the praise we heap on moms, did you know that many ...

Trump to propose big cuts to safety net in new budget this week

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President Trump’s first major budget proposal on Tuesday will include massive cuts to Medicaid and call for changes to anti-poverty programs that would give states new power to limit a ...

A millionaire, a hotel maid and an arrest after the inauguration for sex abuse

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He was a millionaire, in Washington to toast President Trump’s inauguration. She was a maid, tasked with cleaning rooms that cost more in a few days than her monthly rent.

Donald Trump Committed Another Impeachable Offense This Week

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President Donald Trump committed an impeachable offense this week, but you likely haven’t heard about it on cable news. It didn’t involve firing the director of the FBI, or conspiring ...

The President Just Told a Room Full of Israelis That He "Just Got Back From the Middle East"

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Another great moment for America courtesy of President Donald Trump, who is in Jerusalem meeting with Israeli leaders—who, I guess, he does not consider Middle Eastern because they are not ...


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SLASHES MEDICAID By cutting $880 million from Medicaid over 10 years, the House bill removes a crucial source of coverage for many women’s health services. Almost half of all births ...

No More Stalling: We Can Prevent Maternal Deaths

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Mother’s Day has passed, but the hard reality of high rates of maternal mortality in the U.S. remains. Like low birthweight, maternal mortality is thought of as an indicator of ...

Macron cabinet: Women are half of France's new minsters

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French President Emmanuel Macron has unveiled a gender-balanced cabinet in accordance with an earlier pledge, with 11 of 22 posts taken by women. Sylvie Goulard is defence minister while Olympic ...

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Pregnancy problems are leading global killer of ​​females aged 15 to 19

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Pregnancy complications are the leading cause of death globally among females aged 15-19, with self-harm in second place, a global study has found. More than 1.2 million female and male ...

How Corporate Family Leave Policies Are Fueling Inequality

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Senior Senate Democrat Opens Talks With Architect of Planned Parenthood Smear Campaign

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As Democratic leaders make overtures to open the “big tent” to anti-choice politicians, one of their own is obtaining counsel from the anti-choice fringe in the form of David Daleiden.

Macron unveils Cabinet, half of them women

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Emmanuel Macron names a Cabinet that is evenly divided between men and women Gérard Collomb becomes interior minister, and Jean-Yves Le Drian is foreign minister (CNN)France's newly inaugurated President Emmanuel ...

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