by DAVID ROSEN Shame of the Nation Many sex-related stories captured popular attention in 2011. Most upsetting, many of the incidents involved sexual violence. Taken together, they indicate something bigger, deeper, taking place in America, a social crisis. It’s as… Read More ›
Women and LGBTQ+
News Relating to Gender Equality, Identity, Women’s Struggles, and the Fight Against Homophobia and Transphobia.
(AP) WASHINGTON — Authorities say two out-of-state doctors who traveled to Maryland to perform late-term abortions have been arrested and charged with multiple counts of murder, an unusual use of a law that allows for murder charges in the death… Read More ›
A new one-volume guide to virtually every rumor, controversy, assertion and accusation about Sarah Palin — scurrilous or otherwise — is about to hit the stands, and it’s already generating a storm of controversy. “The Rogue: Searching for The Real… Read More ›
Local officials, US ambassador shrug off reports The news doesn’t get better for thousands of black Africans trapped in Libya, besieged by racist rebel fighters. In addition to chronic suspicion of being mercenaries for Gadhafi, women in one internal refugee… Read More ›
Now the nation’s pediatricians have waded deep and early into the race for the presidency. In an unusual instance of political fact-checking of a candidate’s statements by physicians themselves, the American Academy of Pediatrics has a tough prescription for Republican… Read More ›
AN OCCUPY protester claims she suffered a miscarriage after police allegedly used pepper spray on her and kicked her in the stomach. Jennifer Fox, 19, who says she was two months pregnant, told weekly newspaper The Stranger that she attacked… Read More ›