Sen. Rand Paul and his anti-choice colleague Sen. Ted Cruz, both 2016 presidential contenders, have pushed to deny federal funding to Planned Parenthood in recent days.
The founders of Reproaction, a new reproductive rights direct action group, talked with RH Reality Check at Netroots Nation about protest, justice, and holding your allies accountable.
Reproductive rights advocates were disappointed Tuesday when the U.S. Senate passed a bill reforming Medicare payments that also included Hyde Amendment language.
“Once you run and once you win with an unabashed progressive feminist standard, then it becomes easier for everybody else who’s running,” says the chair of the California Democratic Party Women’s Caucus about Boxer’s legacy.
Exploring overt racism, unconscious bias, and the ravages of inequality, Democratic lawmakers sought solutions in the wake of the Trayvon Martin verdict.
More buzz for the potential first female president of the United States.
The House Minority Leader may have inadvertently implied women with small children shouldn’t run for office.
Pelosi speaks out on the anti-choice assault on women’s rights, a Thai airline seeks to hire transgender women as flight attendants, women use less epidural anesthesia during labor when they control their own pain relief, and a heart-breaking attack on women’s shelters in Afghanistan.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi succeeded in her bid to become House Minority Leader in the new Congress.
Sexism was a successful strategy in this election – for male Democrats and Republicans. The only group for which it didn’t work so well was women.