Last week, Congress finally passed two laws—Savanna’s Act, named after Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind, and the Not Invisible Act—to address the epidemic of violence against Indigenous women in the United States. They now await the president’s signature.
Over the last four years, the Trump administration has committed horrific human rights violations against migrants to the United States. “The uterus collector” is what detained migrant women call the gynecologist working at the Irwin County Detention Center.
A new study reveals that working dads are three times as likely as moms to receive a promotion while working remotely. One-third of working dads have received a promotion while working at home due to the pandemic, compared to only nine percent of working moms.
Professor Mary Ziegler’s new book, “Abortion and the Law in America” traces how abortion became such a polarized political battle—and to help us understand where we go from here.
As the fall semester draws closer, most 20-year-olds are worrying about remote classes and staying at home with their families. But for activist Tianna Arata, her very freedom is at stake.
In the absence of a new coronavirus relief bill from Congress, President Trump signed new executive orders. On their face, the orders seem promising—enhanced unemployment benefits, a payroll tax deferral, housing benefits and a pause on student loans. However, a deeper dive shows the orders are in no way enough to provide substantive relief to Americans during this economic crisis.
Girl Scouts of the USA is working to equip the next generation of women with the tools they need to become strong leaders, through new civic engagement badges designed to help girls make a difference in their community.
On June 16, pioneering feminist attorney Nadine Taub passed away at the age of 77. Taub played a pivotal—though largely unrecognized— role in the development of sexual harassment law in the United States.
A new study found that mothers in heterosexual relationships have been forced to scale back their working hours four to five times more than fathers have—by about two hours per week.
There is still much work to be done to ensure that LGBTQ Americans can live safe, happy lives and receive equal protection in all areas of life. As the 2020 election draws nearer, now is the time to pay attention to the precarious position that our rights are in. Here’s what’s at stake for the LGBTQ community in 2020.