Part of the problem in Oregon was that the push for domestic workers’ legislation did not include enough grassroots mobilization by the state’s estimated 10,000 domestic workers who are currently excluded from overtime and other protections.
The Women’s Equality Act did not make it into law, after some members of the state assembly refused to approve a version of the legislation that excluded language codifying the legal right to abortion in the state.
The New York State Assembly voted overwhelmingly Thursday to pass Gov. Cuomo’s ten-point Women’s Equality Act intact, but Republicans and a handful of conservative Democrats in the state senate have sworn the bill will be defeated unless the abortion platform is removed.
A new bill to support women’s rights in New York State has been stripped of an amendment that would codify the right to an abortion.
In the battle over emergency contraception access, corporate interests win out over public health.
The Obama administration agrees to comply with a court order on emergency contraception, while the legal challenges over state abortion restrictions get expensive.
A new bill in the New York State Assembly would allow minors to consent to receiving the HPV vaccine without parental consent. Unsurprisingly, it has been met with some opposition.
A New York City woman is suing MAC cosmetics claiming that she got herpes from the Rihanna-branded RiRi Woo lipstick, which she sampled at the singer’s May 7 show in Brooklyn.
This week, the Brooklyn DA told cops to stop collecting condoms as evidence of prostitution, studies found that college kids lie about their sexual behavior and students at elite British schools buy a lot of sex toys, and the U.S. cities that have the most same-sex couples raising kids may surprise you.
The next Supreme Court term could be historic in re-defining religious liberty.