Thanks to restrictive laws and limited health-care options, halting the spread of HIV and hepatitis C is often a losing battle—one that puts women substance users in particularly high danger.
President Obama will announce an executive order as early as next week that will protect up to 5 million unauthorized immigrants from deportation and allow them to obtain work permits, the New York Times reported Thursday.
Although many Republican candidates campaigned on making birth control available over the counter without a prescription, it’s unlikely that the GOP will make that issue a priority in the new Congress.
The Affordable Care Act will be gutted by the summer if challengers get their way before the Roberts Court.
“What I’m not going to do is just wait” on immigration reform, Obama said in his first press conference after a devastating midterm election night for Democrats.
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.
GOP candidates running in blue-leaning states used pro-LGBT plugs to moderate their image; meanwhile, the Democrats largely remained silent as they played defense in red states.
Women’s economic inequality only gets worse as they age. Lawmakers and advocates are trying to mobilize women voters around fixing that.
With the announcement of Eric Holder’s departure as attorney general has come the inevitable speculation over who his replacement might be. Much of that speculation is credibly pointing toward a female candidate.