Results related to “Women”
by Von Diaz on November 12 2013, 11:56AM
The act is meant to ensure equal pay provisions, standards around sexual harassment, and protections for survivors of domestic violence.
by Von Diaz on October 18 2013, 11:43AM
This immigrant mother was shackled to a bed during childbirth while detained five years ago, and is finally receiving justice.
by Von Diaz on October 17 2013, 12:18PM
A new study shows that hypersexualized female avatars in video games can cause negative body image and promote rape acceptance in women.
by Von Diaz on September 12 2013, 1:55PM
Undocumented immigrant women were joined by more than a dozen prominent women’s organizations today in an act of civil disobedience in Washington D.C.
by Jorge Rivas on September 7 2012, 12:38PM
Actress Kerry Washington’s speech at the DNC.
by Jamilah King on July 17 2012, 1:23PM
Yeah, it’s pretty bad.
by Jorge Rivas on June 22 2012, 12:32PM
David Beckham, Eli Manning and Jeremy Lin are among several athletes who joined the star-studded anti-domestic violence ad released by the White House Thursday.
by Hatty Lee on March 8 2012, 9:06AM
While Washington squabbles over the right to control female bodies, women around the globe have long been fighting back, speaking up, and creating change.
Topics: Gender & Sexuality
by Jorge Rivas on October 21 2011, 12:10PM
Racialicious’ Latoya Peterson on the media’s obsession with black women and marriage rates among African-Americans.
Topics: Arts & Culture
by Michelle Chen on June 21 2010, 11:58AM
This year, maternal health advocates got the heartening news that the death rate of women in childbirth was declining worldwide, while the rate of child survival was improving ahead of earlier projections. But while the epidemic of maternal and child…
by Michelle Chen on June 17 2010, 10:27AM
The prison system and the child welfare system both have the power to split families apart, and too often, they are tragically linked when the state imposes its judgment that a parent is no longer worthy of her child. For…
by Michelle Chen on June 15 2010, 10:10AM
So much of America’s economic activity takes place on faraway shores, from call centers in Mumbai to sweatshops in Shanghai. Still, you’d think that making a baby would be one job that’s hard to offshore. But today, for a fee,…
by Michelle Chen on December 3 2009, 8:00AM
Though it has lurked on the sidelines in the national health care debate, Indian Health Services is one instructive example of a government-run health system that, for all its faults, serves as a fraying lifeline for impoverished communities devastated…
by Michelle Chen on October 31 2009, 6:43AM
In the political minefield surrounding the AIDS epidemic, myth and fact often trip over each other, especially in communities most deeply scarred by the disease. The striking prevalence of HIV/AIDS among Black Americans has set off much speculation and confusion….
by Debayani Kar on October 16 2009, 9:58AM
The California state legislature voted yesterday to restore funding to domestic violence shelters, which had been entirely cut from Governor Schwarzenegger’s July budget. This comes on the heels of State Senator Leland Yee (D-San Francisco) teaming up with popular…
by Hatty Lee on October 15 2009, 10:42AM
The thought of being raped one day and then having to defend the life of the rapist the next is unimaginable. But this is what many women in the military deal with everyday. According to a new study by…
by Leticia Miranda on September 19 2009, 1:20AM
The equation seems simple. working parents - child care center = parent can’t work bad economy + parent not working = even worse economy But for DC Mayor Adrian M. Fenty, this doesn’t seem to make sense. Fenty’s 2010…
by Megan Izen on August 21 2009, 11:27AM
Sex and gender have been making headlines. Last month on a flight to California, I saw a segment of Larry King Live discussing trans issues with Alexis Arquette, sister to the well-known Patricia and David, and Isis, former contestant…