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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.

New Advancement Offers Hope on World Cancer Day

LOCAL | By EDGE | Feb 4
Today, February 4, is World Cancer Day, and there is a new source of hope on the horizon for the nearly 300,000 women who will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015. And it's as simple as body position.

More Than Half of States Fail to Protect Women's Reproductive Rights

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 26
NARAL Pro-Choice America found that despite more pro-choice attitudes, most states were failing to protect women's rights.

On 42nd Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, What's at Stake?

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 22
Today marks an important milestone in history: the 42nd anniversary of Roe v Wade, the landmark Supreme Court decision that made abortion legal across the nation.

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