On Saturday, Hillary Clinton closed the third annual Women in the World summit calling on U.S. women to be “fearless” and assert their rights to their choices.
According to the Guttmacher Institute, 51% of reproductive-age women in the U.S. lived in a state that is hostile to abortion rights in 2011, an increase from 31% in 2000.
A Ugandan LGBTQ rights organization has filed a lawsuit in U.S. courts against evangelist Scott Lively for violating international law by inciting persecution of LGB individuals in Uganda through the Anti-Homosexuality Bill.
Young girls experience street harassment as young as age 12. As a result, women learn early in adolescence to limit the places they go and to be on guard when alone. You can help raise awareness by participating in Anti-Harrassment Week from March 18-24th.
As mentioned in my previous post, this week the comic strip “Doonesbury” has been tackling the ultrasound mandates for women seeking abortions. Slate interviewed the creator Garry Trudeau about the controversy in which he says, “I’m also a father and a husband. This is about the health and rights of people I love.”
More laws that attack women’s sexual and reproductive health continue to be proposed while legislators continue to make ridiculous comments. Luckily, a smart Ohio lawmaker has a solution to even out the playing field.Vodpod videos no longer available.
A new program has been proposed in Massachusetts that would give children ages 12 and up access to free condoms. Possible slogan – Condoms, because they’re going to fuck anyway.
Have a great St. Patrick’s Day weekend! Enjoy a tall pint of Guinness and do a little jig!