More than half of Texans who were surveyed in a new university study said that they have faced at least one barrier to accessing cervical cancer screenings, family planning care, or other reproductive health services.
A decision at the end of April to uphold a Florida ban on judges directly soliciting campaign funds should be win for progressives. But like almost everything from the Roberts Court, the ruling still favors conservatives.
The new guidelines clarify that insurers must cover at least one of each of the 18 FDA-approved methods of birth control, as well as cancer screenings and preventive care for transgender people.
Austin ranks high on lists of “family-friendly” American cities, but according a new report, its “family-friendly” benefits are primarily enjoyed by white Austinites—a group which makes up the minority of total Austin residents.
Sexual assault in the military could be twice as common as the Pentagon claims, according to a new report released this week by the office of Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY).
Texas’ GOP-dominated House of Representatives on Thursday gave its final approval to a bill that would require people who work or volunteer for Texas’ few remaining abortion facilities, and who have “direct contact with patients,” to take a state-mandated training course on human trafficking.
When Rep. Matt Schaefer stands on the floor of the Texas House of Representatives and says things like, “We should value what God values, and that’s the life of the unborn,” I wonder how he knows what God values.
A new survey of likely Texas voters shows that a majority believe that discrimination against LGBT Texans is either a “major” or a “minor” problem and that they would support a state law protecting LGBT Texans from employment discrimination.
In a vote split along party lines, the Texas Senate on Tuesday voted to ban insurance coverage for abortion care in both private and public insurance plans.
The Supreme Court on Monday turned away a challenge to a New Jersey law banning so-called conversion therapy practices targeting LGBTQ youth.