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Sia, Jessica Williams, Leslie Jones to Perform in Concert Supporting Abortion Rights

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All Access will highlight the roadblocks that have been thrown in the way of individuals seeking to access their fundamental right to a safe and legal abortion. ...
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HIV Therapy for Breastfeeding Moms Virtually Eliminates HIV Transmission to Babies, Study

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For HIV-infected mothers whose immune system is in good health, taking a three-drug antiretroviral regimen during breastfeeding essentially eliminates HIV transmission by breast milk to their infants. ...
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Senate Passes Murray’s Resolution Calling on Equal Pay for Women

Photo: U.S. Women's National Soccer Team
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Sen. Patty Murray cited how the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team, and women across the country, are paid less than their male counterparts - even after winning Olympic gold. ...
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Women in Lesbian Relationships Feel More Parental Stress Than Straight Couples, Study

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A study from the University of California has found women in lesbian relationships feel more parental stress than straight couples. ...
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LPAC Endorses Three Progressives for U.S. Senate

Sen. Russ Feingold, D-Wis./AP Photo/Joe Koshollek
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Russ Feingold (D-WI), Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-FL) and Ted Strickland (D-OH) have been endorsed by LPAC. ...
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Murray: Women Should Get Paid for Doing the Same Work As Men, Sometimes Better

U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team
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"Think about the message the wage gap sends to young girls who see women valued less than men for doing the same work – and in the case of the women’s soccer team – doing it so much better!" Murray said. ...
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LPAC Endorses Rep. Tammy Duckworth for U.S. Senate

Rep. Tammy Duckworth
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LPAC, the country’s first and only lesbian political action committee, announced that its endorsement of Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) for U.S. Senate. ...
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LPAC Endorses Donna Edwards for U.S. Senate

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LPAC, the country’s first and only lesbian political action committee, Friday announced its first endorsement of 2016. Representative Donna Edwards (D-MD) is running for U.S. Senate in Maryland. ...
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Murray Introduces Bill to Increase Opportunity for Women and Minorities in STEM

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The Women and Minorities in STEM Booster Act would provide support to increase the number of women and minorities entering STEM fields. ...
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White House Recognizes Seattle As a TechHire Community

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Seattle was recognized Tuesday as a TechHire community as part of the White House’s national jobs initiative. ...
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