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Award-Winning Actors, Directors Discuss Sexual Violence at 'Nirbhaya'

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 27
The electrifying new docudrama "Nirbhaya" made its North American premiere at Culture Project's Lynn Redgrave Theater, complete with a series of talkbacks.

MPTs Protect Women from HIV, STIs and Unplanned Pregnancies

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 24
Researchers at CAMI Health, led by coordinator Dr. Bethany Young Holt, are searching for Multipurpose Prevention Technologies to protect against HIV, STIs and pregnancy.

'Red Flamboyant' Looks at Vietnamese Women with HIV/AIDS

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 21
Performances begin on April 24 for the world premiere production of Don Nguyen's "Red Flamboyant," based on the true story of a small group of women living with HIV/AIDS.

Women Whip Out Their Tits -- For Feminism!?

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 7
In solidarity with an Icelandic high-schooler mocked for her online nip slip, women across the world are going topless -- for feminism!

HIV Still a Huge Issue for Women, Says Dr. Susan Blumenthal

AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 6
Dr. Susan Blumenthal says that we need to do better to address HIV infections among women, here in the U.S. and around the world.

On National LGBT Health Awareness Week, Inequality Persists

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Mar 25
It's National LGBT Health Awareness Week, but inequalities in health care still persist, say Cindy Leiffer, MSN, NP.

LGBT Women Are Among Most at Risk of Poverty in America

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Mar 17
According to a new report, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, or LGBT, women are among the most at risk of poverty in America.

March 10 Is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

AIDS | By EDGE | Mar 10
Tuesday, March 10, will mark the 10th observance of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD). Like last year, the theme of 2015 NWGHAAD is: "Share Knowledge. Take Action."

'Rosie O'Donnell: A Heartfelt Stand Up' Debuts on HBO

TELEVISION | By EDGE | Feb 10
On Valentine's Day, February 14, HBO Documentary Films presents "Rosie O'Donnell: A Heartfelt Stand Up," a hybrid form of standup comedy inspired by O'Donnell's recent near-fatal heart attack.

Activists Mobilize for One Billion Rising: Revolution Campaign

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 6
On February 7 in New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom, One Billion Rising will host a kickoff event for their February 14 week of action to end violence against women and girls.

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