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Mati Diop on Being the First Black Female Director in Cannes
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Madonna Felt 'Raped' by New York Times Feature

Mati Diop on Being the First Black Female Director in Cannes

By Sam Cronin |
Madonna took to Instagram to rebuke a New York Times feature on her which she said made her "feel raped."

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Navigating the Beauty Aisle for Women of Color

Navigating the Beauty Aisle for Women of Color

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Jun 14
Black and other darker-skinned women had long struggled to find makeup that matched or complemented their skin. But a widening array of products is showing up at mainstream retailers with an eye toward the multicultural consumer.

Illinois Governor Signs Law Expanding Access to Abortion

Illinois Governor Signs Law Expanding Access to Abortion

By Sophia Tareen | Jun 12
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed sweeping abortion protections into law on Wednesday, establishing women's access to the procedure as a "fundamental right."

Watch: Halsey Honors Battered Lesbian Couple with Emotional Speech

Watch: Halsey Honors Battered Lesbian Couple with Emotional Speech

By Sam Cronin | Jun 12
At a show in London Monday, Halsey wore a t-shirt with the image of Melania Geymonat and her partner on one side, and the tagline "Fuck Your Straight Pride" on the back. Watch her emotional speech below.

Lesbian Couple Beaten on London Bus After Refusing to Kiss for Attackers' Entertainment

Lesbian Couple Beaten on London Bus After Refusing to Kiss for Attackers' Entertainment

By Sam Cronin | Jun 8
A lesbian couple was severely beaten on a bus in London last week, and have shared their story with the public during this first week of Pride month.

Madonna Felt 'Raped' by New York Times Feature

Madonna Felt 'Raped' by New York Times Feature

By Sam Cronin | Jun 6
Madonna took to Instagram to rebuke a New York Times feature on her which she said made her "feel raped."

In #MeToo Era, Japanese Woman Slams #KuToo Heels Dress Codes

In #MeToo Era, Japanese Woman Slams #KuToo Heels Dress Codes

By Yuri Kageyama | Jun 6
Japanese women are saying, "No," to high heels in what's been dubbed the #KuToo movement, a play on the words for "shoes" and "agony" and allusion to the #MeToo hashtag.

Wisconsin Legislature to Send Abortion Bills to Governor

Wisconsin Legislature to Send Abortion Bills to Governor

By Scott Bauer, Todd Richmond | Jun 5
Wisconsin's Republican-controlled Legislature was poised Wednesday to send four anti-abortion bills to Democratic Gov. Tony Evers, who has vowed to veto all of them.

Hearing to Consider Fate of Lone Missouri Abortion Clinic

Hearing to Consider Fate of Lone Missouri Abortion Clinic

By Jim Salter | Jun 5
The fate of Missouri's only abortion clinic is at stake in a hearing scheduled for Wednesday in St. Louis.

HIV Positive Transgender Migrant Dies Shortly After Weeks in ICE Custody

HIV Positive Transgender Migrant Dies Shortly After Weeks in ICE Custody

By Sam Cronin | Jun 3
El Salvadorian transgender woman Johana Medina Leon, 25, died in a medical facility in Texas Saturday, four days after being released from Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody.

Who Are the 1 in 4 American Women Who Choose Abortion?

Who Are the 1 in 4 American Women Who Choose Abortion?

Jun 3
One important group's voice is often absent in this heated debate: The women who choose abortion. While one in four women will undergo abortion in her lifetime, stigma keeps their stories untold.

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