Connecticut seeks to expand abortion rights in response to out-of-state restrictions

know about Connecticut seeks to expand abortion rights in response to out-of-state restrictions in details Connecticut lawmakers have approved a bill that would expand the types of medical professionals who can provide abortion services in the state and protect residents from facing penalties under other states’ anti-abortion laws. The legislation is in part a response … Read more

Yelp, Salesforce and Uber take a stand against the abortion ban

know about Yelp, Salesforce and Uber take a stand against the abortion ban in details More corporations are publicly rejecting restrictive abortion laws. In the past, companies have often avoided taking a position on sensitive issues. At least one survey found that people would be less willing to relocate for work to states that restrict … Read more

LGBTQ leaders to NM governor prioritize anti-discrimination laws / Public News Service

New Mexico’s brief 30-day legislative session begins today with a focus on budget issues. Nonetheless, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer supporters who question it are urging the governor to address equality issues, even as other states consider more restrictive laws. Three of the issues came up at the Roundhouse last year, says Marshall Martinez, … Read more

What happens to women’s rights when democracy regresses?

From Nazi Germany to Mussolini’s Italy, fascist regimes shared an initial target: women. “The fascists passed laws that criminalize abortion both for the doctors who perform it and for the people who provide information to women who seek it,” says Professor Anne Wingenter. Women’s rights, even the purpose of a woman, were reduced to one … Read more

Progressive women seek to renew the image of the label

know about Progressive women seek to renew the image of the label in details Progressive women are re-emerging as a powerful force in the midterm elections, increasingly moving away from the white male image that has dominated the narrative on the left. As moderate lawmakers seek to get out of Congress, candidates from the left, … Read more

‘Johnny the Walrus’ loved by critics, but makes some Amazon employees and customers very sad

As I write this, johnny the walrus is he best seller book on Amazon. While critics have applauded the book, it so angered transgender activists and their allies that Amazon employees organized a forum on the “trauma” caused by this children’s book. The video of the meeting was released by TikTok notebooks on the same … Read more

‘Safe Harbor:’ Abortion Rights Bill Wins Final Passage in Connecticut

know about ‘Safe Harbor:’ Abortion Rights Bill Wins Final Passage in Connecticut in details A state Senate debate on an abortion bill erupted Friday night in an emotional indictment of the influence of race and racism on the family planning movement and its founder, Margaret Sanger. Finally, the Senate gave final approval, shortly before midnight, … Read more

The push to normalize infanticide

know about The push to normalize infanticide in details For Mary SchochOpinion Contributor | Saturday, April 30, 2022 Unsplash / Tanaphong Toochinda A month has passed since the bodies of five fully grown babies were recovered from Cesare Santangelo’s abortion business, Washington Surgi-Clinic, and stillthe dc medical examiner he has not performed autopsies on them, … Read more

Heartstopper’s Mr. Ajayi in the context of ‘Don’t Say Gay’

Heartstopper’s Mr. Ajayi in the context of ‘Don’t Say Gay’ **no spoilers for heartstopper Go ahead, just a bit of discussion about the basic plot. ** If Alice Oseman’s Graphic Novel Became a Netflix Series heartstopper It hasn’t been your last feel-good watch, you’d do well to add it to the top of your list. … Read more

Abortion bans and the subsequent massive public health crisis

know about Abortion bans and the subsequent massive public health crisis in details In 2015, the year Sharon found out she was pregnant, the outlook for abortion access in the United States was incredibly bleak. Sharon was living in Texas as an international student from Central America. She had no friends or family in the … Read more

NJ Sex Education Curriculum Championed by Department of Education Head of State

Silent on most education policy issues, the head of the state Department of Education vigorously defended New Jersey’s sex education standards Thursday, with a moving rebuttal to comments that they encroach on parental liberties. “I want to take a moment to correct the record, if I may,” Angelica Allen-McMillan, acting commissioner of the state Department … Read more

The risks for AAPI people

While all LGBTQIA+ people, regardless of ethnicity, face mental health risks, new data indicates that some marginalized groups face unique problems due to their cultural background. One such group is Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI). Recent research has found higher rates of depression, suicidal thoughts, economic hardship, and discrimination within the AAPI LGBTQIA+ community, … Read more

Japanese government program pushes migrants to abort, activists say

know about Japanese government program pushes migrants to abort, activists say in details NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! A Japanese government program allegedly encourages foreign workers to abort their babies and professionally punishes many who don’t. The Japan Technical Intern Training Program is a government initiative aimed at bringing migrant workers to … Read more

Maine, California Move to Boost Abortion Access

know about Maine, California Move to Boost Abortion Access in details A law in Maine aims to suppress the harassment and physical blocking of protesters outside abortion clinics by establishing a public “medical safety zone” at the entrance. California is reportedly upgrading its abortion facilities, as other reports show the difficulties now facing providers in … Read more

Human Rights Watch Film Festival will return to Lincoln Center this spring

know about Human Rights Watch Film Festival will return to Lincoln Center this spring in details The Human Rights Watch Film Festival will present ten groundbreaking films at Lincoln Center and the IFC Center from May 20-26, 2022. Now in its 33rd year, the 2022 edition highlights human rights activism and features to brave people … Read more