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What are Women's Reproductive Rights?

This very important topic is something that is often ignored, so let’s begin with a crash course.

What is the textbook definition of Women’s Reproductive Rights? 357 more words


Italian woman on trial for not doing enough housework

An Italian woman is facing up to six years in jail because her husband has accused her of neglecting to cook and clean. The husband made a complaint to the paramilitary Carabinieri police, alleging that his wife refused to put meals on the table, left their house a mess, and sometimes kicked him out of the bedroom. 82 more words

Human And Civil Rights

Number of (white) female protagonists in major movies on the rise, study finds

Ready for a little bit of good news about gender equality in Hollywood? The number of female protagonists in major films has hit a recent high — however, the vast majority of those roles are still reserved for white women. 283 more words

Human And Civil Rights

The Debating Race Watch Party

Today is a different kind of post. It is a video watch party day. Yeah!!!! I am posting two debates. One between Malcolm X and Bayard Rustin (1962) and the other between James Baldwin and William F. 811 more words

Black History Month

House passes bill aimed at curbing suicides among women veterans

The House passed a bill on Tuesday aimed at identifying the Department of Veterans Affairs programs that are most efficient in preventing suicide among female veterans, after a study this summer found that women who served in the military had suicide rates nearly six times as high as those of civilians, and are more likely to commit suicide than their male counterparts. 168 more words

Human And Civil Rights



She was truthful when lying was the common speech of men; she was honest when honest had become a lost virtue; she was a keeper of promises when the keeping of a promise was expected of no one; … she was full of pity when a merciless cruelty was the rule; she was steadfast when stability was unknown, and honorable in an age which had forgotten what honor was; she was a rock of convictions in a time when men believed in nothing and scoffed at all things; she was unfailingly true in an age that was false to the core; … she was of a dauntless courage when hope and courage had perished in the hearts of her nation…”  48 more words