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Improving Abortion Access, Bringing Health Care Home

In California, AB 154 would increase the number of abortion providers by allowing trained certified nurse midwives, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants to provide early abortion care.

In California, AB 154 would increase the number of abortion providers by allowing trained certified nurse midwives, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants to provide early abortion care.

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At Swarthmore and Other Colleges, Students Say Sexual Assault Is a Persistent—and Often Mishandled—Problem

Three months have passed since Swarthmore College introduced a centralized sexual assault and harassment reporting system.

Swarthmore is among a number of colleges and universities that are being investigated by the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights for violating Title IX by creating a “hostile environment” and discouraging students from reporting or pursuing disciplinary action against sexual misconduct.

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Why It’s So Hard to Sue Wal-Mart for Gender Discrimination

A recent decision out of San Francisco shows just how difficult it is to hold large corporations accountable through class-action lawsuits, thanks to the Roberts Court.

A recent decision out of San Francisco shows just how difficult it is to hold large corporations accountable through class-action lawsuits, thanks to the Roberts Court.

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Anti-Choice Protester: Women’s Health Clinic Moving Next to WIC Center Like Putting ‘a Brothel Next to a School’

The fight over an Aurora, Illinois Planned Parenthood clinic inches toward final resolution.

A group of anti-choice activists wants to stop Sacramento’s Women’s Health Specialists, a full-spectrum reproductive health-care provider, from moving into the same complex as a Women, Infants, and Children center.

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What’s Next in the Marriage Equality Fight? The States, Then SCOTUS Once More

A month since the Defense of Marriage Act was struck down, the limits of the decision are already being tested in federal courts across the country.

A month since the Defense of Marriage Act was struck down, the limits of the decision are already being tested in federal courts across the country.

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Political Men Behaving Badly: Weiner and Filner Won’t Quit Even as More Info Emerges

Amid calls for them to drop out of politics, New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner and San Diego Mayor Bob Filner—former congressional colleagues who have both been caught behaving badly around women—are standing their respective ground.

Amid calls for them to drop out of politics, New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner and San Diego Mayor Bob Filner—former congressional colleagues who have both been caught behaving badly around women—are standing their respective ground.

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What’s the Use of Private Insurance If You Don’t Feel Safe Using It?

Bills like SB 138 in California will enable people like me to access health care, mental health services, birth control, and substance treatments without fear that a parent or partner will find out about it, saving out-of-pocket and state costs along the way.

Bills like SB 138 in California will enable people like me to access health care, mental health services, birth control, and substance treatments without fear that a parent or partner will find out about it, saving out-of-pocket and state costs along the way.

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Harassment Allegations Against San Diego Mayor Emerge, But He’s Still Keynoting Military Sex Assault Event

Five days after San Diego Mayor Bob Filner apologized to his city and vowed to seek help after vague allegations of sexual harassment emerged, a lawsuit has been filed and details of his behaviors are emerging.

Five days after San Diego Mayor Bob Filner apologized to his city and vowed to seek help after vague allegations of sexual harassment emerged, a lawsuit has been filed and details of his behaviors are emerging.

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San Diego Mayor Apologizes for Sexual Harassment, Still Headlining Benefit for Sexual Assault Victims

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner apologizes for sexual harassment charges.

Though no details have been released, San Diego Mayor Bob Filner recently acknowledged sexually harassing women and apologized for his behavior. It’s a good first step, but should he really be the one to headline an event for military victims of sexual assault?

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This Week in Sex: Europe’s Birth Rate, Cohabitating Couples, and an App for Finding Condoms

Sacramento residents can now find condoms with their phones.

This week, research found that as the unemployment rate rose in many European countries, the birth rate fell, another study found that many couples move in together without being totally committed, and Sacramento residents can now find condoms with their phones.

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