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Illinois Latest State to Ban ‘Conversion Therapy’ for Minors

Illinois joins three other states in banning the practice of trying to change LGBTQ youth's sexual orientation or gender identity.

Illinois joins three other states in banning the practice of trying to change LGBTQ youth’s sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Improving Reproductive Care for Women in Jail Is Not an Impossible Task

Women in city and county jails frequently face barriers to accessing contraception, abortion, prenatal care, and disease screening and treatment. But preventive family planning can be improved in jails around the United States by implementing a few core tenets for those incarcerated there.

Women in city and county jails frequently face barriers to accessing contraception, abortion, prenatal care, and disease screening and treatment. But preventive family planning can be improved in jails around the United States by implementing a few core tenets for those incarcerated there.

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Michigan Republican: Ban Common Second-Trimester Abortion Procedure

A Michigan GOP lawmaker introduced two bills that would criminalize a medical procedure used after a miscarriage and during second-trimester abortions.

A Michigan GOP lawmaker introduced two bills that would criminalize a medical procedure used after a miscarriage and during second-trimester abortions.

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U.S. Congressman Says Feminists of Color Promote ‘Racist’ Agenda

U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-KS) on Friday tweeted comments accusing a Black anti-rape activist, as well as other feminists and journalists, of promoting a “racist” agenda by accepting awards from Planned Parenthood.

U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-KS) on Friday tweeted comments accusing a Black anti-rape activist, as well as other feminists and journalists, of promoting a “racist” agenda by accepting awards from Planned Parenthood.

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‘Asking for It': Why We Need to Get Angry About Rape Culture

Feminist author Kate Harding wields metaphor with unrivaled mastery in her new book to root out the causes and effects of the way an internalized set of myths about sexual assault allow an epidemic to continue.

Feminist author Kate Harding wields metaphor with unrivaled mastery in her new book to root out the causes and effects of the way an internalized set of myths about sexual assault allow an epidemic to continue.

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‘Female Viagra’ Sounds Promising, But Might Not Be All It’s Cracked Up To Be

A new drug promising to help women restore lost libido has been approved by the FDA. But is it just a bill of goods? And does the marketing of this actually hurt the cause of women's sexual freedom?

A new drug promising to help women restore lost libido has been approved by the FDA. But is it just a bill of goods? And does the marketing of this actually hurt the cause of women’s sexual freedom?

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Ohio’s Uninsured Rates Plummet After Obamacare Embrace

The number of Ohioans without health insurance has dropped by about half since 2012, after the state's GOP Gov. John Kasich drew the scorn from fellow Republicans when he expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.

The number of Ohioans without health insurance has dropped by about half since 2012, after the state’s GOP Gov. John Kasich drew the scorn from fellow Republicans when he expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.

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Low-Wage Colorado Workers Win Wage Theft Case

In a class action lawsuit against a grocery store, workers in Colorado won over $300,000 due to them in unpaid minimum and overtime wages and penalties. But most Colorado businesses who practice “wage theft,” get away with it.

In a class action lawsuit against a grocery store, workers in Colorado won over $300,000 due to them in unpaid minimum and overtime wages and penalties. But most Colorado businesses who practice “wage theft,” get away with it.

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Coalition Calls on Obama to End Taxpayer-Funded Religious Discrimination

A letter signed by more than 130 religious and secular groups calls on the Obama Administration to rescind a Bush-era legal memo the groups claim advances taxpayer-funded religious discrimination.

A letter signed by more than 130 religious and secular groups calls on the Obama Administration to rescind a Bush-era legal memo the groups claim advances taxpayer-funded religious discrimination.

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How False Narratives of Margaret Sanger Are Being Used to Shame Black Women

Anti-choicers wield misattributed and often outright false quotes about Sanger as weapons to shame Black women for exercising their right to choose, and even more nonsensically, to shame them for supporting Planned Parenthood.

Anti-choicers wield misattributed and often outright false quotes about Sanger as weapons to shame Black women for exercising their right to choose, and even more nonsensically, to shame them for supporting Planned Parenthood.

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