Women

Women

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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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Femme Space participant Luna Merbruj. Photo: Elena Rose
Entertainment
The National Queer Arts Festival is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year and is expanding to the South Bay. ...
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National
NARAL Pro-Choice America Tuesday launched its new Times Square billboard (43rd St. & Broadway), which calls for gender equality across the United States and around the world. ...
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Health
Since 2013, the rate of uninsurance among lesbian, gay, and bisexual people (LGB) decreased from 21.7 percent to 11.1 percent, which is larger than the decrease in uninsurance among the non-LGB population. ...
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National
Six-in-ten female officers say they have been verbally abused by a citizen while on duty in the past month, compared with 69% of men. ...
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Health
Cervical cancer accounts for more than 500,000 new cases of cancer and more than 250,000 deaths each year worldwide. ...
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