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Ensuring Transgender Students' Safety and Dignity

Statement of NOW President Terry O’Neill 

May 13, 2016

Washington, DC – NOW thanks the Obama Administration and the U.S. Department of Education, who acted courageously, appropriately and dramatically in issuing new guidance for school districts to ensure that transgender students have equal access to sex-segregated facilities such as restrooms and locker rooms. 168 more words

Women Make Westporters Much More AWARE

One of the joys of publishing “06880” is the chance tell stories of Westporters who quietly — but very effectively — do wonderful things for others. 336 more words


Scott flooded with email, calls on alimony, child custody bill

Sweeping changes to Florida’s alimony and child custody laws sparked some of the most emotional testimony heard by state lawmakers this year.

Opponents warned the legislation… 182 more words


Progressives Choose Fear of Islamophobia over Women’s Rights

Where is Lena Dunham with regards to actual woman’s right violations in America? While Lena parades around Hillary Clinton in her custom outfits, Muslim women in America and around the world are forced into black burkas with nothing more than to eye holes, in order to protect the honor of the family according to Islamic tradition. 742 more words

Caged Virgin

I have been blogging about how the American peoples are fed up with legislators acting to line their own pockets, promote their own self interests, and / or to curry favor with their cronies with the deep pockets without considering the welfare of their constituents. 1,549 more words


Lesbian Activist Icon Remembered by Rita Mae Brown, Barbara Love

The late Sidney Abbott lived a right-on life.

In 1972, she co-wrote Sappho Was a Right-On Woman: A Liberated View of Lesbianism, which her longtime partner and co-author… 455 more words

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