Women

Women

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Local
The Swing Shift’s programming is designed to empower women in the modern workplace with necessary strategies and skills to guide their career along its own trajectory, considering the twists and turns life provides. ...
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Organizers
Entertainment Travel
Last year, Sara Ramirez, known for her role as bisexual Dr. Callie Torres on the popular television series, Grey’s Anatomy joined the conversation at the queer women of color pop-up panel, speaking about her own bisexuality and struggles as a biracial woman. ...
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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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Politics
In their letter, the Senators highlighted the enormous economic benefit of requiring health plans to cover preventive services, including birth control for women, without out-of-pocket costs. ...
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Senator Gayle Goldin (left) attends a bill signing with Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo (center).
Editorial Politics
As a Rhode Island state senator, I know I’m already judged by the clothes I wear, the tone of my voice, and whether I'm likable enough. I'm expected to be a fierce champion and a team player—all while wearing lipstick and nice shoes. ...
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Faith and Religion Health
Tipping the Scales: The Coordinated Attack on LGBT People, Women, Parents, Children, and Health Care details the widespread push to pass a variety of religious exemptions laws that would give businesses, government agencies, and individuals a right to discriminate on religious or moral grounds. ...
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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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Sports
The plaintiffs, Layana White and Haley Videckis, are in a relationship and are suing Pepperdine University on claims that they faced discrimination and harassment from their basketball coach and the university based on their sexual orientation. ...
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Entertainment
AT&T Hello Lab will help each filmmaker create a high production quality signature film and provide support as they break into the entertainment industry. Advisers and mentors will counsel the filmmakers on pitching their work, managing budgets, and directing character-driven narratives. ...
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Entertainment Local
In the spirit of celebrating National LGBTQ Pride Month, the organizers behind the fourth annual Seattle Women’s Pride have announced the recipients for their distinguished awards presentation on Saturday, June 17. ...
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