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The Senate unanimously passed a bill proposed by Senator McCaskill that will change the procedures for prosecuting military sexual assault. See Ms. Magazine. According to glaad, AIDS is no longer one of the top ten causes of death in NYC…. Read More ›

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Nitin Nohria, the dean of Harvard Business School, apologizes to its female faculty, students, and alumnae for making them feel disrespected or excluded. See Yahoo! Shine. Cookie Cott encourages the boycotting of Girl Scout cookies after The Girl Scouts endorsed… Read More ›

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Vermont Turns Up the Prochoice Pressure

Vermont is setting an example for pro-choice advocates across the country. Politicians in the green mountain state have introduced a bill to protect a woman’s right to abortion. As the state’s statuses currently stand, performing abortion or advertising about abortion services… Read More ›

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Illegal or Just Sleazy?

This week, the NY Women’s Equality Coalition launched a brilliant new campaign, Illegal or Just Sleazy?, that takes a fresh approach to push for passage of the Women’s Equality Agenda (WEA), legislation that would update and strengthen New York State… Read More ›

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Victory! NYC Passes CPC Legislation!

With all the horrible, no good, very bad attempts to erode abortion rights going on, I think it’s important to highlight victories amidst the onslaught. Which brings me to today’s post. Yesterday, New York City’s Council voted overwhelmingly in favor… Read More ›

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Justice Served?

In my very first post, Taking Rape Seriously, I reported on the NYC case of Tony Simmons, who was found guilty of sexually assaulting youths under his care as a city employee. Today, he was sentenced. Simmons received 4 years… Read More ›

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