The same culture that allows men to catcall, without restriction, on the street, allows men to stalk and invade the personal space of women and threaten us without penalty.
Why did “personhood” fail in Colorado and North Dakota, but a ballot initiative allowing radical anti-choice legislation in Tennessee succeed? Because people are moved to vote anti-choice not by “life,” but by disapproval of others’ sexual experiences.
These candidates who rode the 2014 wave to victory hid their own values from the voters, and that speaks volumes about our values.
Unfortunately, very few issues that women of color prioritize will probably intersect with a GOP agenda in the near future.
North Dakota voters on Tuesday rejected a ballot measure to amend the state constitution to define life as beginning at conception. A similar so-called personhood amendment was defeated in Colorado as well.
One of the most significant, long-term effects of the Republican electoral wave of 2014 will not just be who serves as justices in the courts, but who the courts decide are entitled to justice.
More and more states require employers to provide workplace accommodations for pregnant workers, but the Roberts Court is poised to screw that all up.
In two separate orders, the state’s highest court blocked new hospital admitting privileges requirements and restrictions on medication abortions from taking effect while trials challenging their legality proceed.
North Carolina’s alarming infant mortality rate is a direct result of uninsured women not having access to quality health care. So why aren’t more advocates of Medicaid expansion talking about it?
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in 2012 quietly repealed equal pay protections for women. You wouldn’t know that from a recent Walker campaign ad.