In a rare move, a porn actor was jailed for spreading syphilis to his co-stars. His attorney argues that he is the victim of political posturing.
The Supreme Court decisions on DOMA and Prop 8 are expected to come down this month. We’ll soon find out if the Court has chosen to advance the cause of marriage equality, or if it will it leave it for another day.
One woman in El Salvador illustrates the dangers lurking in domestic bans and restrictions on abortion care.
One state is trying to curb safe abortion access, while the other seeks to expand it.
The California domestic workers’ bill of rights passed the state assembly Wednesday—but similar bills have twice been passed and vetoed. It’s unclear whether Gov. Brown will veto it again.
Two bills currently in the California legislature are designed to expand condom use for two very different populations.
Pro-choice activists have proposed local city council ordinances to regain what anti-choice state laws have taken away. But anti-choice advocates are turning to city ordinances as well, and some are going for an all-out local abortion ban.
Though substantively similar, the two states’ laws arrived at and passed their state legislatures in vastly different ways.
U.S. activists were instrumental to the passage of international domestic workers’ treaty—which the U.S. is unlikely to ratify in the near future.
Reproductive rights advocates scored a couple of victories last week while the Supreme Court considers the impact of allowing patents on human genetic material.