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“SlutWalk” in Los Angeles causes controversy

"I can wear whatever I want, but it still doesn't mean that I want to have sex with you or I'm asking for it."


Poll shows abortion issue hurts GOP in swing states

The poll highlights a critical bloc of voters who strongly support abortion rights and reject the anti-choice positions of GOP presidential contenders.


Today in history: It’s Women’s Equality Day!

On this day 95 years ago, in 1920, after a 72-year struggle, women in the United States won the right to vote.


Billboard outside debate to highlight how GOP hurts women

"Voters will get more insight into the clown car of anti-woman fanaticism that is the GOP presidential field for 2016."


Today in history: Remembering White House correspondent Helen Thomas

Thomas was the first female officer of the National Press Club, president of the White House Correspondents' Association and member of the Gridiron Club.


Sandra Bland's jailers spinning autopsy results

The trooper plainly didn't like Bland's forthright defense of her civil rights; in Texas, you can be prosecuted for resisting arrest even if the actual arrest was illegal.


Los Angeles does it again: $15 an hour!

The nation's largest local government voted to raise the minimum wage for county employees and workers employed in the unincorporated areas -- 1.2 and 1.6 million workers.


Scam videos try to destroy Planned Parenthood - again

An individual with ties to far-right video scammers has launched a new video attack on Planned Parenthood.


Flora Hommel, 87: life as a labor of love

Besides being the founder of the Childbirth Without Pain Education Association, her work touched on so many areas ... health, women, city politics, world politics.



Today in African-American history: Mary McLeod Bethune born in 1875

She organized African American women in the South to vote despite the Jim Crow poll tax and other racist restrictions.

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