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Wisconsin Lawmakers Want to Stop Medical Students from Learning How to Perform Abortions

In a state that already faces a serious shortage of OB-GYNs, Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin are pushing a bill that would prohibit faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison from training medical residents on how to perform abortions.

Feminist Leaders Come Together to #StopTrumpcare

Leaders from Feminist Majority, National Women’s Law Center, In Our Own Voice: National Black Women’s Reproductive Justice Agenda, National Organization for Women and the Women’s March on Washington came together today to discuss the dangers posed to women by Trumpcare—and to devise a plan to stop it.

Attorneys Representing Anti-Abortion Extremists Refuse to Stop Endangering Providers

Attorneys representing anti-abortion extremists in California ignored a court-mandated gag order on the release of illegally obtained footage of doctors and clinic staff—putting providers at risk for harassment, threats and violence.

Seven Reasons We Must #StopGorsuch

Less than a week remains to stop Judge Neil Gorsuch from becoming a United States Supreme Court Justice. These are seven reasons why we must.

The Senate Can Save Women’s Lives—If They Stop Gorsuch

“Without question, Neil Gorsuch is bad for women’s rights and lives,” Eleanor Smeal, President of the Feminist Majority Foundation, said in an email to activists this week.

The Top 10 Feminist Films of 2016

This year, the most talked about films did more than just spotlight the remarkable stories of fictional and real-life social justice agitators, instigators, and truth-tellers—they raised consciousness and actively challenged widely-held attitudes about race, sexuality, and gender.

The Top 10 Feminist Moments in Pop Culture from 2016

Despite the setback of the 2016 election, pop culture this year was crowded with messages of gender equity, racial justice and social liberation.

The Top 10 Feminist TV Shows from 2016

These ten shows debuted or premiered new episodes this year, all of which were filled to the brim with feminist goodness.

Queer Characters Keep Dying on TV. Here’s How to Make it Stop

(Spoiler alert for the The 100) Fans of the The 100 were outraged over the recent death of Lexa, a lesbian and one of the main women characters on the show. This wasn’t simply a case of fans angry because a beloved, badass character was written off. This was a case of fans angry because a beloved, […]

How to Get College Men to Stop Campus Rape

The re-trial of a former Vanderbilt University football player charged with a 2013 sexual assault began this week in Tennessee. The defense blamed alcohol, technology and the encouragement of male peers for his poor college-boy behavior. This trial gives us a perfect opportunity to talk about engaging men in ending sexual violence—especially since April is Sexual […]

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