The historic Obergefell v. Hodges decision affirming marriage equality marks an important early step in the fight for gender equality.
In registration packets for the Western Conservative Summit, which attracted GOP presidential contenders to Denver over the weekend, conference goers received a booklet titled, “Top Ten Myths About Homosexuality.”
Title IX changed the course of history for many individuals when it comes to athletics and being able to partake in programs that discriminate against individuals based on sex. But when we talk about the landmark legislation, people still don’t seem to understand what it truly means—and doesn’t mean.
Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) may not be allowed to vote in the House, but she is still threatening to make life difficult for House Republicans if they keep trying to overturn D.C.’s new Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Act.
A study released Monday found that Gardasil 9, the newest version of the vaccine that protects against HPV, remains effective for years after it’s given to pre-teen and teen boys and girls.
Georgia’s maternal mortality rate is the worst in the United States, and researchers and medical professionals analyzing state health statistics are beginning to understand the data behind the problem and to move toward creating solutions.
A report released during the week of Father’s Day finds that public policy and research often ignore men’s role in caregiving, and that paid parental leave is key to increasing gender equality worldwide.
House Republicans moved forward Wednesday with another attempt to overturn the District of Columbia’s Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Act (RHNDA), this time using the budget process.
The rule, passed in 1994, refused further benefits when families already receiving assistance had more children. After more than 20 years, the California legislature has the chance to repeal the law.
Though certified professional midwives train for three to five years to become nationally certified, most states also require a state certification.