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Brazilian President Rousseff Has Signed A New Femicide Law
Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff has signed a femicide bill into law, which increases the penalties for the murder of women relating to domestic violence.
UN Report Finds 35 Percent Of Women Worldwide Have Experience Sexual Or Physical Violence
A new United Nations report finds that 35 percent of women worldwide have experienced sexual and/or physical violence.
Colorado Asks: Are IUDs Contraception Or Abortion?
Colorado, you ARE high.
Mike Brown’s Family Will File A Civil Suit Against The City Of Ferguson
Ferguson shooting victim Mike Brown’s family will be filing a civil suit against the City of Ferguson and Officer Darren Wilson.
The University Of Oregon Is Using A Rape Victim’s Counseling Notes For Their Investigation
The University of Oregon is claiming that they can access a rape victim’s counseling records from the help she sought on-campus after her assault as part of their investigation –…
The Obamas Are Starting An Education Initiative For Girls Around The World
Malala Yousafzai has inspired the Obamas to start a new initiative to support education for girls around the world. [Washington Post]
Vice President Biden will be the headline…
Justice Department Report Faults Ferguson Police For Racial Bias
The US Justice Department has issued a scathing report faulting Ferguson, MO police for racial bias.
Watch This Series On The Reality Of Gay Conversion Therapy
VICE has finished up its three-part series on gay conversion therapy. [VICE]
Erskine College in South Carolina has issued a statement that it is officially anti-gay, after two…
Today Is The Third Anniversary Of Trayvon Martin’s Death
Today is the third anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death, and a crucial moment to think about what justice is for Black Americans.
Hillary Clinton Has Some Choice Words About Silicon Valley’s Glass Ceiling
Today in Lady News, Hillary Clinton talks about tech’s glass celiing, HBO is offering a fellowship for diverse writers, and there are two lesbians in the upcoming “Jem and the…
With So Many Trans Women Murdered In 2015, How Are We Not Outraged?
At least six trans* women have been murdered this year. Why are we not outraged? [The Daily Beast]
Turkish men are protesting in skirts for women’s rights, in…