Let’s just say that six-term U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis does not have a track record of using his seat in Congress to promote legislation addressing key issues affecting women.
Women make up 51% of the United States population but just 19.4% of Congress (and, of course, 0% of American presidents).
Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials have decided that they have no problem detaining pregnant women in immigration jails—a major shift in the agency’s stated policies.
Just in case you didn’t know, I have the duty of telling you that today, March 8, is a bona fide holiday: International Women’s Day.
One of the largest legal service groups working with unaccompanied immigrant children in federal custody has instructed its lawyers not to discuss the issue of abortion access, even when their young clients request the information, according to an email obtained by The Washington Post.
Over 500 women are planning to run for major political office this year, 390 of whom are planning to run for seats in the House of Representatives. That number is higher than at any point in American history.
The top official in charge of the Trump administration’s Office of Refugee Resettlement was so desperate to make an undocumented teenage woman’s medical choices for her that he actively weighed subjecting her to an unproven, experimental procedure to “reverse” her abortion, according to Vice News.
Where is Megyn Kelly these days, an impoverished soul might ask. Today, she was fondly reminiscing about the time she asked her stepfather to “fat-shame” her into staying trim on her morning talk show.
A woman who came forward to accuse a Southern California assemblyman of harassment filed fundraising papers this week to launch her run for the district seat he vacated.
Trump appointee Scott Lloyd, who leads the Office of Refugee Resettlement, has become obsessed with making sure young immigrant women in his custody who want abortions can’t have them.
The author writing a history of the storied news program 60 Minutes was replaced by the show’s own executive producer after asking uncomfortable questions about how women staffers were treated by marquee talent, The New York Times reported on Tuesday.
A Democratic candidate running for Michigan attorney general offered a provocative pitch to voters: A vote for a woman candidate is a vote against some dude who might show you their dick without your consent.
Greta Gerwig’s directorial debut, Lady Bird, has been thoroughly—and deservedly—praised as a quietly ambitious achievement in the crowded canon of “teen girl movies,” a label I deploy with the utmost affection.
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