The policy change will make the Navy and Marine Corps the first military services to provide more than six weeks of paid maternity leave.
Americans United for Separation of Church and State launched an initiative Tuesday to fight back against attempts by social conservatives to use the notion of religious freedom to deny services to people, especially to same-sex couples.
The Girl Scouts of Western Washington returned a sizable grant this week when it was asked by the donor to ensure that no funds would be used to support transgender girls.
California Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed one of the nation’s strictest mandatory vaccine bills. The state will no longer allow parents to claim a religious or personal exemption.
Caya, a new single-size diaphragm, gives women who can’t or don’t want to use hormonal methods a new birth control option.
Gay couples are less likely to have employer-sponsored health insurance than married heterosexual couples, but that may be about to change.
Oregon lawmakers on Thursday approved a bill allowing women to get birth control prescriptions from a pharmacist instead of a physician, a shift that could vastly expand access to contraceptives throughout the state.
White women have sat for too long as passive spectators to brutality and genocide committed by our own families, in our names, because we have been full of false convictions. Even if we did not start them, we can decide now to end them.
An order issued Monday suggests the Roberts Court could jump back into the fight over contraception coverage next term.
The historic Obergefell v. Hodges decision affirming marriage equality marks an important early step in the fight for gender equality.