When a person who has differences related to gender or doesn’t fit ability norms is able to compete against the highest level athletes without these differences, accusations of unfairness immediately start to fly.
The term “pro-choice” has very little meaning if we are only defending the choice for those who can afford it.
Recently, while driving in the district, I came across an advertisement for a plumbing, heating, and air conditioning company. The right side of the advertisement read: “A Women- Owned & Managed Company!” The phrase was intended to be seen and obviously posted with pride.
CEDAW is the international treaty that affirms equal rights for women around the world. The United States has never ratified this agreement. It’s far past time to do so.
Women in the U.S. are far better off in terms of rights; yet, the U.S. has not ratified CEDAW, a treaty that issues gender equality. While women leaders still rise out of hardships and inequality, gender equality fosters development and leadership.
Sex is over when one or both partners don’t want to have it anymore, either because they both feel satisfied or just because one or both are done with the whole works for the time being.
The High Court of Delhi found that Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, which criminalized consensual sexual acts of adults in private, violated the Indian Constitution. This ruling decriminalizes homosexuality in India and is being hailed by advocates in India and worldwide as the first step toward equality for gay, lesbian, and transgender persons in that country.
What does fair pay mean to you? Equality? Justice? What about the ability to care for the family you have and plan for the family you want?
As Election Day draws near, let’s vote for a government that goes beyond keeping laws off our bodies. Instead, let’s vote for a government that can create laws to keep our bodies and communities safe and healthy.
Should women be criminally punished for having abortions? Some Canadian anti-choice activists think that they should.