Category: Women

Lambda Legal responds to confirmation of Gorsuch to SCOTUS
David Badash of The New Civil Rights Movement reports this statement by Lambda Legal Director of Strategy Sharon McGowan: The arc of the moral universe may bend towards justice, but [...]
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Haley on Syrian chemical attack: US may act if UN does not
UN Ambassador Nikki Haley spoke eloquently at an emergency meeting at the UN on the horrific chemical attack in Syria that killed dozens of children among others. It is not [...]
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Council passes Councilmember Allen’s Emergency Legislation Protecting Women’s Health From Federal Threats
We applaud DC councilmembers advocating for women’s rights and proactively ensuring the healthcare quality for all women. Yesterday, Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen introduced this legislation along with the 12 [...]
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Former D.C. Council member Sharon Ambrose dies
(Photo by James A. Parcell/The Washington Post) Martin Weil reports at The Washington Post: Sharon Ambrose, who served on the D.C. Council for 10 years, died Saturday night at George [...]
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Women’s March to include LGBT presence
Women’s March to include LGBT presence — Washington Blade (@WashBlade) January 17, 2017
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Women’s March on Washington opens contentious dialogues about race
Race-related confrontations have been erupting among women planning to march against Trump. — NYT National News (@NYTNational) January 9, 2017
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A savage attack on our homeland from within
(Photo: Getty Images) Stunning, frightening, heartbreaking. A country that can make such a destructive decision is not one that I recognize or to which I can be loyal. To go [...]
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The keys to the city
(Photo: John Minchillo, AP) The early signs on this bright afternoon are that the Obama coalition has reassembled to defend and extend his legacy. We will not be finished today, [...]
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The women’s hour
Good morning. The women’s hour has arrived. History will be made today. The polls here are open. Go Hillary. Go Democrats. Let’s rescue our republic from its worst impulses and [...]
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America Nears the Women's Hour
Now @WashBlade – America Nears the Women's Hour: the embedded sexism and dbl standards Sec. Clinton must overcome. — Richard Rosendall (@RickRosendall) November 1, 2016 My last column [...]
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