NY AG Eric Schneiderman Resigns After Sexual Assault Claims

The prosecutor who came to national prominence jumping on the #MeToo bandwagon has now been run over by it.

States Working To Chip Away At Abortion Rights While Trump Remakes The Judiciary

While the Trump Administration slowly tries to remake the Federal Judiciary, states are moving to pass radical new challenges to Roe v. Wade.

‘Boy Scouts’ Changing Name to ‘Scouts’

Now that girls are joining the Boy Scouts, the organization has quite reasonably changed its name accordingly.

Achieving Workplace Diversity

It takes a whole lot of work to net small gains for underrepresented groups.

Bill Cosby Found Guilty On Three Counts Of Sexual Assault

Marking the end of a long fall from grace, the man once known as “America’s Dad” has been found guilty on three counts of sexual assault.

Women Competing With Porn?

Maureen Dowd blames the Internet for women having sex with men they find unattractive.

Are Marriage Proposals Stupid?

The grand gesture may put undue pressure on women in making an important life decision.

Hillary Clinton ‘They Never Told Men Who Lost to Go Away’

The woman who lost the 2016 election is apparently not going to go away.

Boko Haram Returns Kidnapped Girls, Warns Against Sending Back to School

The Nigerian terrorist group has released an unknown number of the 110 girls kidnapped from a boarding school last month.

Student Evaluations of Professors Should be Illegal

Repeated studies have demonstrated their bias against women and minorities. Why do we use them to make employment decisions?

Justices Appear Skeptical Of Law Requiring ‘Crisis Pregnancy Centers’ To Provide Information About Abortion

The Supreme Court appears ready to strike down a California law requiring Crisis Pregnancy Centers to provide information on abortion.

Wave of Female Candidates Likely Wave of Female Losses Come November

A feel-good story is unlikely to have a happy ending.

BBC Pays John McEnroe 10 Times What it Pays Martina Navratilova

It may be time for transparency on pay structures so employees know what others in comparable positions are making.

Federal Judge Sides With Transgender Student In Bathroom Access Case

Another Federal Court has ruled in favor of a student seeking to use the restroom facilities that correspond with their gender identity.

Claire Foy Earned Less Than Her On-Screen Husband for ‘The Crown’

While examples of Hollywood sexism are seemingly endless, this is not one of them.

Some Messages from CPAC

What is CPAC telling us about the contemporary conservative movement?

The National Security Gender Gap’s Intractability

While the glass ceiling in high-level posts was shattered decades ago, men still dominate the field.

Donald Trump Has A Woman Problem

Women voters are turning decidedly against Donald Trump, this could pose problems for Republican in 2018 and beyond.

Federal Appeals Court Judge Resigns Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

Federal Appeals Court Judge Alex Kozinski is resigning immediately after a barrage of sexual harassment allegations.

Some Senators Are Calling On Al Franken To Reconsider His Resignation

Some Democratic Senators are suggesting that Al Franken should reconsider his decision to resign from the Senate.

Al Franken Announces Resignation From The Senate Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

Al Franken’s Senate career reaches its inevitable end.

Time Name’s ‘The Silence Breakers’ Of The #MeToo Movement Person Of The Year

A fitting honor for women who have brought to light an issue that was swept under the rug for far too long.

Seventh Woman Alleges Al Franken Groped Her As Calls For His Resignation Mount

A seventh woman has come forward to accuse Senator Al Franken of having groped her as calls mount from his Democratic colleagues for him to resign.

Michigan Congressman John Conyers Retires Amid Sexual Harassment Claims

The longest-serving member of the House has retired amid allegations of sexual misconduct.

Two More Women Accuse Al Franken Of Sexually Inappropriate Conduct

Senator Al Franken faces new charges of sexually inappropriate conduct on the same day that House Democrats are beginning to pressure one of their members to resign.

NBC Fires Matt Lauer After Sexual Misconduct Allegations

The latest domino to fall in the ongoing wave of sexual harassment and abuse revelations is Matt Lauer.

Two More Women Say Al Franken Groped Them

More troubles for Minnesota Senator Al Franken.

Democratic Senator Says Bill Clinton Should Have Resigned Over Lewinsky Affair

New York Senator Kristen Gillibrand says Bill Clinton should have resigned over his affair with Monica Lewinsky. Raising the question of just how stringently we should apply the standards of today to the events of the past.

Australians Vote Overwhelmingly In Favor Of Marriage Equality In Non-Binding Referendum

An overwhelming majority of Australians voted in favor of marriage equality in a non-binding referendum. The ball is now in the court of the nation’s legislature to move forward.

Boy Scouts To Admit Girls

Another big change for the Boy Scouts.

Justice Department Reverses Obama Era Policy On Discrimination Against Transgender Americans

Reversing an Obama Era position, the Justice Department has rescinded a legal interpretation that purported to apply previously adopted civil rights laws to transgender individuals.

Seventh Circuit Rules In Favor Of Transgender Student In Bathroom Access Case

A Federal appellate court has ruled that a transgender student must be allowed to use the bathroom that corresponds to their gender identity.

Seventh Circuit Rules Discrimination Based On Sexual Orientation Barred By 1964 Law

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the Civil Rights Act of 1964 bars discrimination based on sexual orientation, but its reasoning is questionable at best.

Supreme Court Punts Transgender Bathroom Case Back To Fourth Circuit

The Supreme Court has decided to return the case involving a transgender student’s right to use the bathroom corresponding to their gender identity to the Fourth Circuit rather than deciding it during this term.

Trump Administration Rescinds Obama Era Guidelines On Transgender Students

Not surprisingly, the Trump Administration has revoked guidelines to public schools that required accommodation of transgender students.

Boy Scouts To Admit Transgender Members

Another major change for the Boy Scouts.

Women’s March Draws Record Crowds: So Now What?

A movement motivated by hurt and fear turned into a political force eight years ago. Can another follow suit?

Federal Jury Orders Rolling Stone To Pay $3 Million In University Of Virginia Case

A Federal Jury orders Rolling Stone to pay up.

Federal Court Blocks Department Of Education Guidelines On Bathroom Access For Transgender Students

A Federal Court has barred the Federal Government from enforcing guidelines on the rights of transgender students in public schools.

Military Ends Transgender Ban

Unlike previous civil rights changes, this one came without much fanfare, fight, or even discussion.

Senate Approves Bill Requiring Women To Register For The Draft

The Senate has passed an amendment to a military spending bill that would require women to register for the draft.

Federal Government, North Carolina, File Competing Lawsuits Over State’s ‘Bathroom Bill’

The political fight over North Carolina’s so-called “Bathroom Bill” has moved to the Federal Courts.

Transgender Rights And The Sudden Conservative Obsession With Bathrooms

The passage of a new law in North Carolina has revealed an apparent obsession among some on the right with who gets to use which restroom.

Clinton Supporters Scold Younger Women For Supporting Bernie Sanders

Hillary Clinton’s campaign and its supporters seem to be getting frustrated by the fact that younger women are seemingly more interested in her opponent than in her.

Gillian Anderson Offered Half David Duchovny’s Pay for ‘X-Files’ Reunion

Is this really ‘infuriating’ news?

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