National Women's Law Center

National Women’s Law Center

Shonda Rhimes Joins Women Leaders in New Campaign to Eradicate Abuse of Power, Promote Equality

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Entertainment
Time's Up founding donors include J.J. Abrams, Jennifer Aniston, Shonda Rhimes, Meryl Streep, Reese Witherspoon, Kate Capshaw, and Steven Spielberg's Wunderkinder Foundation. ...
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DelBene Introduces Birth Control Privacy Act to Protect Female Workers

Health
The Birth Control Privacy Act would explicitly prohibit workplace wellness programs from disclosing personally identifiable information to employers about their workers’ use of birth control. ...
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DelBene: Fighting to Protect Women’s Privacy at Work

Politics Health
As women continue to face workplace discrimination when they become pregnant or try to conceive, it’s vital their privacy is protected Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) introduced the Birth ...
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Brief Filed Challenging Use of Race in Undergraduate Admissions at University of Texas

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National
The brief, which focuses on the case’s implications for women and LGBT people of color, argues that the University of Texas at Austin’s use of race in undergraduate admissions decisions is lawful under the Equal Protection Clause. ...
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Raffi Freedman-Gurspan Becomes First Openly Trans White House Official

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Politics
Raffi Freedman-Gurspan is the first openly transgender official in history to serve in the White House. ...
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Senate Democrats to HHS: Women Should Have Full Access to All FDA-Approved Contraception

Top News Health
Senate Democrats sent a letter to HHS because insurers are failing to cover forms of contraception required under the Affordable Care Act. ...
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LGBT Women Among Most at Risk of Poverty in America, New Study

Top News Health
Due to discriminatory laws, America’s 5.1 million LGBT women face lower pay, frequent harassment, compromised access to health care, and violence. ...
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Ad Council Launches ‘Love Has No Labels’ PSAs

The campaign is designed to further understanding of all communities regardless of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, and ability.
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The campaign is designed to further understanding of all communities regardless of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, and ability. ...
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