Posts tagged "aclu"

Watch Sasheer Zamata Explain Privilege To A White Dude

This is almost as frustrating as having a conversation with a clueless dudebro, but at least there’s a positive resolution.

Megan Reynolds | October 23, 2015 - 10:20 am

Hillary Clinton, ACLU & Others Give Schools Advice On Supporting Trans* Students

Five organizations are helping schools to help their trans* students, Britain has a huge pension gender gap, a 1960s board game for girls featured shame tokens, and the FDA has…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 4, 2015 - 5:38 pm

Today’s Lady News: ACLU Sues Catholic Bishops Over Abortion Policies At Hospitals

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit against Catholic bishops for denying medical care to women by refusing to provide the morning-after pill and perform abortions in…

Jessica Wakeman | December 3, 2013 - 6:30 pm

Domestic Violence Victims Screwed Over By PA Town’s “Three Strikes” Disorderly Behavior Ordinance

Most folks would be happy if their neighbors got evicted after three different “disorderly behavior” instances in less than three months. No one wants to deal with that much partying,…

Jessica Wakeman | April 25, 2013 - 4:40 pm

Mississippi Judge Rules In Favor Of Lesbian Student Over Canceled Prom

A Mississippi judge ruled yesterday that Itawamba Agricultural High School violated a lesbian student’s rights by forbidding her from bringing her girlfriend to prom and wearing a tuxedo. Constance McMillen,…

Jessica Wakeman | March 24, 2010 - 1:10 pm

Today’s Lady News: Woman Has Beef With Florida Hospital Over Court-Ordered Bed Rest

Samantha Burton, 26, of Florida, hired the ACLU to strike down a court order sought by Tallahassee Memorial Hospital after she was confined to bed rest against her will during…

Jessica Wakeman | January 14, 2010 - 9:00 pm

Woman Gets Booted From Federal Building For Fashion Statement

California just legalized gay marriage, but they might need to explicitly legalize gay slogan t-shirts too. Lapriss Gilbert, 31, was booted from the Social Security office in Van Nuys by…

Simcha | August 28, 2008 - 1:30 pm

Reverse Sexism: Man Fights For Equal Rights

Oh yes, it’s ladies night, but the feeling is not quite right — the actual perk may be as outdated as the song. Being a woman has its advantages when…

Simcha | August 14, 2008 - 7:30 pm

Cease Fire For Homosexuals In The Military

Don’t ask, don’t tell, don’t think so! This week, the infamous military policy that allowed homosexuals to be discriminated against in the workplace didn’t stand up in court thanks to…

Simcha | May 23, 2008 - 4:30 pm