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Alliance Formed to Fight Transphobia on Legislative Level in Washington State

Local
The Washington SAFE Alliance has launched a statewide campaign to preserve anti-discrimination laws and to safeguard existing protections for transgender people. ...
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Brief Filed: Women Who’ve Had An Abortion Feel ‘In the Closet’

Health
A new brief argues that women who exercise their constitutional right to abortion experience stigma and discrimination - keeping them “in the closet." ...
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Attacks on LGBT, Reproductive Rights Cannot Be Separated

Editorial
Many of the same politicians seeking to control women’s bodies are also the ones trying to turn back the clock on LGBT equality. ...
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A Closer Look Into What Queer Women Travelers Really Want

Travel
Studies show that women make 80 percent of all travel decisions with some estimates showing women spend around $125 billion on travel. ...
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Gallivanting Women Get Inspired to Explore The World

Julia Cosgrove of AFAR Magazine, Paula Froelich, of Yahoo! Travel, and noted journalist Laura Ling (l-r)/Photo: Heather Cassell
Travel
It was an enthralling two days all about women and travel at the Women’s Travel Fest last year, which means that the third annual Fest in 2016 will be even bigger and better. ...
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Dictionary.com Names ‘Identity’ 2015 Word of the Year

National
Reflecting the rapidly expanding and increasingly fluid nature of conversations about gender and sexuality in particular, the Dictionary.com Word of the Year is identity. ...
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Murray on Latest GOP Effort to Defund Planned Parenthood: ‘Women Have Had Enough’

Politics Health
Murray highlighted that Planned Parenthood is a critical source of health care for women, and that women are tired of being used for political pandering. ...
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New Poll Shows 4 in 10 Americans Are More Thankful Than Three Years Ago

National
Younger generations are especially thankful, with Millennials and Gen Xers particularly likely to say they have more to be thankful for now. ...
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Study: Women Living with Family Returns to 1940 Level

National
Today’s young women are more likely to be college educated and unmarried than earlier generations of American women in their age group. ...
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Your Vagina: An Owner’s Manual

Health
There is no standard, run-of-the-mill vagina. Every vagina looks different from every other vagina. There is a very wide spectrum of normal. ...
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