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imageDon't Call Latest Abortion Bans 'Heartbeat Bills,' Doctors Say
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by Julia Conley
Doctors warn of medically inaccurate right-wing talking points. Via Common Dreams under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License. Photo of No Bans Demonstration in Palo Alto by Stephanie Stilwell, Stilwell Photography....
Posted: Thu Jun 6, 2019 12:26AM
imageReport Finds Widespread Neglect and Abuse in Anaheim and Santa Ana Shelters
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by ACLU of Southern California
SANTA ANA, MARCH 14, 2019 — Orange County, in the midst of a dire homelessness crises, opened emergency shelters, giving hope to those who were living in punishing conditions on the streets. But what once was a symbol of hope has become a nightmare for many residents....
Posted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:48PM
imageU.N. Committee Urges UK Government to Consider “Comprehensive and Complete Ban” on Fracking
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by Food & Water Watch
Geneva/London/Brussels/Washington, March 13, 2019 - In an extraordinary move, the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) slammed the United Kingdom’s policies on fracking for failing to protect the rights of rural women, and urged the British Government to “consider introducing a comprehensive and complete ban on fracking.”...
Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 5:23PM
image#MeToo! Believing Women and Freud's Assault on the Truth
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by jenny miller
Over 100 years ago, Freud became aware that many patients had been sexually abused as children, but was forced to abandon this belief due to rejection by his professional peers. I interview author Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson about this still-taboo subject....
Posted: Wed Jan 23, 2019 11:39AM
imageStatement on Women's March from Radical Women and Freedom Socialist Party
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by via Radical Women
Pro-police and racist forces have denounced the Women’s March for sending greetings to exiled Black revolutionary Assata Shakur. Undoubtedly, a mix of forces from the FBI to so-called men’s rights advocates are busy trying to prevent a multi-racial, grassroots feminist movement from consolidating and truly taking off....
Posted: Sun Jan 20, 2019 12:33PM
text800,000 Workers Unpaid by US Govt for Trump's Palm-Greasing Border Wall by The Many and the Few
We are now witnessing American "democracy" in action with an illegal, fascist, anti-labor, anti-abortion president forcing the government shut down as of 12/22/18, suspending the pay of at least 800,000 workers indefinitely, right before a major Christian holiday which most celebrate so that the president can blackmail Congress to give him $5.7 billion for a worthless border wall so he can reward his organized crime construction company cronies and we can be sure he will benefit, one way or a...
Posted: Sat Dec 22, 2018 12:45AM
documentSuspicious Letter by 65 Women in Support of Brett Kavanaugh and Related Attrocities
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by Stop Kavanaugh
The letter released by Senate republicans from 65 women purporting to attest to the decency of Brett Kavanaugh reveals more problems than it solves. A number of other issues with Kavanaugh's integrity remain as well, and more continue to arise all the time. This is why republicans are hell bent on rushing his nomination through....
Posted: Tue Sep 18, 2018 12:40PM
imageNichiren Shoshu’s Buddhist temple criminally charged for sexual abuse.
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by Florencia Duarte
There hasn’t been any response from justice so far, nor a public announcement on behalf of the Temple. However, in unofficial media as well as social networks and feminist groups the situation is gaining more relevance....
Posted: Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:21PM
imageICE Plans to Start Destroying Records of Immigrant Abuse, Including Sexual Assault and Death
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by ACLU
UPDATE (05/29/2018): The ACLU and partners submitted public comments opposing Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s request to the National Archives and Records Administration last year. As a result of the campaign and overwhelming opposition from the public, NARA decided to review ICE’s proposal more closely. As of now, ICE has not made a new proposal regarding the destruction of these records. Government agencies with a long and well-documented record of abuse should not be permitted to des...
Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 7:48PM
imageLeft-wing Woman, Maria Espinosa, Elected President of U.N. General Assembly
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by Jonathan Nack
“Espinosa dedicated her victory to women in politics world wide, especially those who face gender discrimination.”...
Posted: Tue Jun 5, 2018 6:17PM
image60% of black women killed by police were unarmed
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by Gerry Everding-WUSTL
February 9th, 2018 - Black people, especially women, are more likely to have been unarmed when killed by police than non-blacks, according to a new study of nationwide data....
Posted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 6:54PM
audio6 : An Unbirth with Natalita (audio/mpeg 15.0MB) by WTUL News and Views
Kezia speaks with Natalita and Riley Teahan about their upcoming collaboration on a visual album and performance of Natalita's album six coming up in New Orleans this weekend....
Posted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 7:46AM
imageBlack, Queer Rio de Janeiro Councilwoman Assassinated
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by Colin Murphy
Councilwoman Marielle Franco, a feminist lesbian activist and emerging voice against police violence, was gunned down yesterday in her car...
Posted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 12:58AM
textWhen Will the Me Too Movement Take on the New Age? by Al Carroll
The New Age movement are some of the most prominent unrepentant abusers of women. Why has the Me Too movement not gone after them? Their pseudo feminism....
Posted: Tue Mar 13, 2018 7:54AM
audioWomanifest 9: The Healer, A Celebration of Black Women in New Orleans (audio/mpeg 23.2MB) by WTUL News and Views
Kezia Vida of WTUL News and Views spoke with Brotha Shack and Mama Fiyah about the True Love Movement and their upcoming festival, Womanifest 9, coming up on March 3rd in New Orleans. Speaking about the importance of celebrating and supporting black women, what healing means, and the role of non-black people in the movement....
Posted: Fri Mar 2, 2018 7:19AM
audioDefinitive Figures: Upcoming Femme Dance Festival in New Orleans (audio/mpeg 13.7MB) by WTUL News and Views
Kezia Vida speaks with Donna Costello and Maritza Mercado-Narcisse about the upcoming Definitive Figures Festival in New Orleans which focuses on individual and partner performances based on the experiences of women are female-identified people....
Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2018 11:41AM
audioInterview with Voice of the Experienced (VOTE) lead organizer Dolfinette Martin (audio/mpeg 42.5MB) by Theodore Hilton
Topics: December 16, 2017 March for Currently and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls, incarceration in Louisiana, women's experiences of carceral system, grassroots prison activism in Louisiana....
Posted: Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:21AM
imageMale domination of women caused every crisis we now face
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by Elaine Charkowski
Male domination of women is the foundation and the source of all the crises we now face, including overpopulation, which caused all the other crises (habitat destruction, endangered species famine, war)....
Posted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 3:09PM
audioDances For Solidarity: for women and girls (audio/mpeg 47.8MB) by WTUL New Orleans 9.15 News & Views
On Wednesday, June 14th, Dances for Solidarity- an ongoing project led by dance artist Sarah Dahnke in collaboration with other dancers, choreographers, artists, and socially conscious individuals- hosted an evening of performances and panel discussion on women’s issues as they relate to incarceration and reentry....
Posted: Tue Jul 4, 2017 8:24AM
imagePhilippines: “Rape Joke” too sick even for Duterte’s standards
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by Machris Cabreros
Akbayan condemns this latest horrendous remark of President Rodrigo Duterte making light of rape in front of our troops....
Posted: Thu Jun 1, 2017 1:14AM