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Court Upholds Rights of Transgender Student Under Title IX

Last week, U.S. District Court Judge Arenda Allens ruled in favor of former-high school student Gavin Grimm by refusing to dismiss his case against the Gloucest...   [ continue reading...]

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When Misogyny Kills

More than half of mass shootings have been committed by gunmen with a history of violence against women. Related posts:Oregon Legislature Passes Strict Gun Law...   [ continue reading...]

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Saudi Arabia Arrests Women’s Rights Activists

The government of Saudi Arabia has arrested numerous women’s rights activists less than a month before the country is due to formally legalize female driv...   [ continue reading...]

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Trump’s Anti-Abortion Domestic Gag Rule Strips Funding from Women’s Clinics

Under this new rule, any clinic that receives Title X funding for family planning and reproductive healthcare would be barred from providing any information, re...   [ continue reading...]

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Afghan Girls Robotics Team Continues Success

After first gaining fame in the summer of 2017, the Afghan Girls Robotic Team continues to wow the world following an incredible international tour. The most re...   [ continue reading...]

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Louisiana Set to Pass 15 Week Abortion Ban

Last week the Louisiana state House passed a bill banning abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy, challenging nearly half a century of legal precedent set in 1973...   [ continue reading...]

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Trump-Pence Administration Will Impose Deadly Gag Rule on Women’s Health Clinics

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 18, 2018 Contact: Megan Connor (DC) 703-522-2214 mconnor@feminist.org Candice Mercer (LA) 310-556-2500 cmercer@feminist.org Trump-Pen...   [ continue reading...]

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Pennsylvania Women Win Big in Primaries

Pennsylvania currently has no women serving in the U.S. Congress, but that could soon change following a strong performance from women candidates in yesterday&r...   [ continue reading...]

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Federal Appeals Court Hears Title IX Complaint Brought by Feminist Majority Foundation

Last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit heard oral arguments in a Title IX sex discrimination complaint brought by the Feminist Majority Fou...   [ continue reading...]

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U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit Will Hear an Appeal in a Title IX Sex Discrimination Complaint Brought Against University of Mary Washington That Has National Importance

“Threatening women with rape and murder is not protected speech; it is blatant sex discrimination intended to silence, harass and intimidate women student...   [ continue reading...]

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Arizona Teachers Strike to Protest Low Wages and Funding Cuts

Yesterday, Arizona teachers successfully ended their five day walkout after the Governor signed a plan giving educators a 19 percent pay raise.  Related po...   [ continue reading...]

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Journalists Killed While Covering Explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan

ISIS took credit for the attacks which killed 30 civilians including nine journalists. No related posts.   [ continue reading...]

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Women’s and Labor Rights Advocates hold Enough is Enough Summit on Sex Harassment

Last week the Enough is Enough Summit and Briefing on Capitol Hill harnessed the momentum of the #MeToo movement to bring together a diverse group of lawyers, a...   [ continue reading...]

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Reproductive Justice and Immigrant Rights Activist Detained by ICE Granted Bond

In March, Alejandra Pablos was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement  (ICE) and was held in the Eloy Detention Center in Arizon for 43 days. Alej...   [ continue reading...]

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Desiree Linden Becomes First American Woman to Win Boston Marathon in Over Three Decades

Desiree Linden won the women’s division of the Boston Marathon on Monday; the first American woman to win the race since 1985. It was a big day for Americ...   [ continue reading...]

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Activists Observe Inaugural Black Maternal Health Week

On April 11, the Black Mama’s Matter Alliance launched the inaugural Black Maternal Health Week  (April 11-17) to promote awareness about the hi...   [ continue reading...]

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Illinois Senate Votes To Ratify the Equal Rights Amendment

Yesterday the Illinois State Senate voted 43-12 with no debate to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The initiative now heads to the Il...   [ continue reading...]

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Appeals Court Hands Down Major Equal Pay Win

Yesterday, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that it is illegal for employers to consider a woman’s previous salary when determining pay for her...   [ continue reading...]

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Flint Residents Will No Longer Receive Free Bottled Water

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder announced late last week that the state would no longer be supplying residents of Flint with free bottled water, despite the fact...   [ continue reading...]

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Oklahoma Teachers Strike Over Funding Failures

Teachers in Oklahoma are boycotting school and taking to the state Capitol today to demand better wages and more school funding in the wake of a successful teac...   [ continue reading...]

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