In his ruling today, Judge Lee Yeakel didn’t mince words when he explained his decision to strike down a requirement that clinics meet the standards of ambulatory surgical center.
Rape culture dictates that along with proving that they were raped, survivors must also prove that they fought “hard enough” to stop it. This bill could help.
Enjoy watching four women, whose ages add up to more than 150, as they get to know each other, blow each other, and show each other their bizarre emotional landscapes, great jokes, and weird bodies.”
“I don’t totally have this figured out yet but I bet it’s going to be really great and not weird at all.”
Ferguson protestors were able to meet with U.S. Attorney Callahan to voice demands.
A study reveals that 70% of women in STEM have been sexually harassed while doing fieldwork, and 26% report having been assaulted. It’s not hard to see how that would affect their careers.
On their Facebook page, the creators of Undercover Colors say they “hope to make potential perpetrators afraid to spike a woman’s drink because there’s now a risk that they can get caught.” But what about creating cultural shifts so that people don’t become violent assailants at all?
Local Bay Area band GAYmous launched their first ever music video last week, and it’s basically the most awesome thing ever.
In some Brazilian states, a gynecological test is required to prove you’re fit for a job.
The ABA passes a resolution that says they are really, really, really cool with LGBT rights.
A new survey shows that adult women are one of the largest demographics when it comes to who plays video games.
I have to come to expect that kind of technicolor Sapphic unreality in all of my Chaiken programming, which is exactly why I did not expect L Word Mississippi: Hate The Sin. And I’m glad I didn’t, because this is a documentary worth seeing on its own terms.
Two trans women were shot in the Palmer Park Neighborhood of Detroit this week. The local Detroit media repeatedly misgendered them and erroneously implied that they may have been sex workers.
“We cannot wait for trickle down policies to create change for our community. We have to create visibility and accountability so that we have the opportunity to tell our stories and survive another day.”
The track finally puts to rest the empty calls for “peace” amidst ongoing protests in Ferguson, Missouri since the killing of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.
A new study in the Journal of Family Medicine investigates how stigmatization and discrimination affect the mental health and relationship quality of transgender women and their cisgender male partners.
A new report from the Kinsey Institute shows that lesbians are more likely to have orgasms than straight women, and less likely to be unable to orgasm.
After insisting Rachel would have to attend school “as a boy,” Middletown Township Public Schools is now working to accommodate the middle schooler, who began transitioning this summer.
Studies and stories show that women don’t get the freedom to be both the mothers and the workers they want to be.
Without any repercussions for police violence that started on Wednesday, or any justice for protesters mourning Michael Brown, a dystopian reality is continuing to develop in Ferguson.