Let Them Ride Trucks

Amy Shuler Goodwin just wanted to ride on a trash truck as part of her mayoral campaign. But the current Charleston mayor didn’t seem to think a female candidate could make it work.

Gold Medalist Aly Raisman is Suing Olympic Organizations for Failing to Stop Larry Nassar

The former gymnast claims the organizations were well aware of Larry Nassar’s decades-long abuse and molestation of young athletes—and did nothing to intervene.

Women Governors are Leading the Charge to End Gun Violence After Parkland

Little action has been taken on the national level to address the glaring issue of gun violence in the U.S.—but the female governors of Rhode Island and Oregon were ready to act.

Let’s Not Mince Words: The Trump Administration Just Erased Women and Girls Around the World

Last week, the Trump-Pence administration surpassed our historically low expectations when the State Department struck from its annual human rights report the full range of abuses and violations experienced by women and girls around the world.

Speaking Out for Jane Doe (And Signing Pink Slips for Scott Lloyd)

Storytellers at the 1 in 3 Campaign’s fourth annual abortion speakout on Capitol Hill came together to smash stigma, stymie shame and declare solidarity with the undocumented minors fighting for their right to abortion access under the Trump administration.

It’s Official: Abortion is More Regulated Than Any Other Health Care Service

A new study published in the American Journal of Public Health confirmed what many reproductive rights advocates have long known: abortion is more regulated and legislated than any other health care service. 

Breaking New Ground for Paid Leave in the South

On October 1, the city of Austin, Texas will become one of only a handful of cities in the U.S. that require a basic benefit to workers that many other countries already grant on a national level—paid sick leave.

Male Supremacy Organizations are Now on SPLC’s List of Hate Groups

“The vilification of women by these groups,” SPLC declared in an announcement, “makes them no different than other groups that demean entire populations, such as the LGBT community, Muslims or Jews, based on their inherent characteristics.”

Team USA’s Women Athletes are Winning Big in PyeongChang

Team USA has moved up to fourth place in medals won at the 2018 Winter Olympics—and the nation has women to thank for it.

Legislation in South Carolina Would Give Fertilized Eggs Legal Rights (and Strip Women of Theirs)

The battle over abortion rights in South Carolina continued this week, with legislation moving through the Senate Judiciary Committee that intends to end legal abortion in the state.

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