Just days after the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial was declared a mistrial, the comedian launched a plan to paint himself as a victim of his sexual assault allegations.
Legislation extending protected paid family leave to smaller businesses, allowing parents to spend time caring for their new children without fearing for the security of their jobs, has cleared the state Senate in California and is now being heard by the State Assembly’s Labor Committee.
“We hope the members of Congress who have the power to affect healthcare reform will engage with us and other advocates in a way that the Trump Administration apparently will not.”
Indigenous advocates have been calling for a ban on the cultural appropriation of their cultures for years—and now the United Nations is finally taking note.
Her name is Charleena Lyles. And we must include her name—and those of black women around the country whose lives have been taken by police—in this dialogue for racial justice and for women’s rights.
Reproductive justice, threatened motherhood and violence against women and children all come into play in the complex aftermath of racial profiling and police brutality.
Though the widespread denial of basic necessities puts their lives in danger, Venezuelan women are making big sound waves through their activism—now it’s up to the rest of the world to listen.