Women's Rights

Women’s Rights

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Local Sports
The Seattle Storm, who finished the regular season as the top seed in the league with a record of 26-8, defeated the Mystics in a three-game sweep during the 2018 WNBA finals. ...
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Las Vegas Aces’ Kayla Janine Alexander, left, WNBA President Lisa Borders, center, Las Vegas Aces’ Moriah Jefferson, right, gather during the reveal of the Las Vegas Aces WNBA basketball team at the House of Blues at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Monday, December 11, 2017. Photo: Joel Angel Juarez @jajuarezphoto / Las Vegas Review-Journal
Sports
Lisa Borders is stepping down from her position as the President of the WNBA to become the first-ever President and Chief Executive Officer of Time’s Up. ...
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Alyssa Milano / Instagram
Entertainment
Milano has raised awareness around ending HIV and AIDS, was a vocal supporter of marriage equality and regularly uses social media to amplify the voices of LGBTQ people. ...
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Politics
Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) released the following video statement in celebration of the anniversary of the Women’s March, likely the largest single-day demonstration in recorded U.S. history. ...
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Women's March 2018 / Photo: Dawn Celeste McGregor
Politics Local
During the Women's March, women stood together as examples to every person who is marginalized. Each voice was unique, and every voice was necessary, because we ALL need to be represented to make this change. ...
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Politics
Wednesday, Gloria Steinem, long-time activist and institutional leader in the women’s rights movement, announced her endorsement of Marie Newman in her bid to represent Illinois’ 3rd District. ...
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Politics Health
With the U.S. Supreme Court announcing it will hear the first challenge to abortion rights in the Court’s new era, NARAL Pro-Choice America called on the justices to protect women’s access to accurate medical information. ...
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Politics Health
The Trump administration Friday rolled back the birth control protection as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), allowing any employer to deny birth control coverage because of religious or moral objection. ...
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Entertainment
Patricia Arquette will receive GLAAD's Vanguard Award, which is presented to media professionals who have made a significant difference in promoting equality and acceptance of LGBTQ people. ...
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Nicole Macri
Politics Editorial
Research shows that before a woman will run for office, she must be asked seven times. Consider this 26 requests - one from each of us. ...
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