Women’s Reproductive Rights Assistance Project (WRRAP) is a non-partisan, non-profit organization helping women gain access to safe, legal abortion services and emergency contraceptives.
Today, on International Workers Day, frontline employees in grocery stores, warehouses and hospitals still grinding in the midst of the pandemic stopped to protest the lacking safety measures pushed by their employers.
These protests have not come about organically, but rather are carefully organized by local and national conservative organizations—many with connections to the Trump administration.
Posing in front of mosaic tiles and Victorian paintings, sporting handmade outfits like feathered, cotton candy-colored dresses or quarantine-friendly bathrobes, a young woman exposes the misogynistic undertones of art at big-name museums like the National Gallery in London and the Getty in Los Angeles. She stands at about a foot tall with an annotated notecard on a small wooden stick in hand. Her name is Barbie.
In the midst of a global pandemic, the entertainment industries have come to a standstill. Theater, a traditionally live experience, is especially facing challenges. But lifelong feminist and theater producer Susan Loewenberg of L.A. Theatre Works finds her organization in a unique position.
The spread of coronavirus in nursing homes disproportionately impacts women: Four out of five people in the senior living workforce, and over two-thirds of those living in nursing homes, are women.
Altísimo, a livestream Latin music and pop culture festival, can bring the Latin spirit to your laptop. All proceeds from the event will go towards the Farmworkers’ COVID-19 Pandemic Relief Fund, which helps over two million U.S. farmers whose work continues to keep food on U.S. tables.
As the government plans Phase 4 of stimulus relief, it is important that Congress address the needs of our nation’s most vulnerable populations: domestic violence and sexual assault survivors.
In addition to toilet paper, hand sanitizer and antibacterial wipes, COVID-19 panic purchasing is causing a shortage of pads and tampons. Faced with a shortage of options, here’s an option: Stop your period.
Over 61 percent of federally incarcerated women were charged with nonviolent drug offenses—and black women, Native American women and Latinas more likely to serve time than their white counterparts.