Category Archives: women

House Republicans Just Voted To Draft Our Daughters – And GOP Senators Will Too

The House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Thursday night after a lengthy amendment debate that took up most of the day. This annual bill is considered “must pass” legislation as it reauthorizes and funds the military.

Taliban: Women Can Study in Gender-Segregated Universities

Students attend a class bifurcated by a curtain separating males and females at a private university to follow the Taliban's ruling, in Kabul on Sept.…

Report: Taliban Has Banned Women’s Sports in Afghanistan

Women gather to demand their rights under the Taliban rule during a protest in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Sept. 4, 2021. (Kathy Gannon/AP Photo)

House Committee Paves way for Military Conscription of Women

Female United States Marine Corps (USMC) recruits at Camp Pendleton in San Diego County, Calif. on April 22, 2021. (Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images)

Effort to Rescue Girls Soccer Team From Afghanistan

Khalida Popal, the former captain of Afghanistan's women's national soccer team, speaks in an interview from Copenhagen, Denmark, on Aug. 18, 2021. (Reuters TV/Reuters)

This Worn-Out Shoe From 1965 Is Part Of Alabama’s Voting Rights History

When Betty Anderson walked a hole into her shoe on the rough road from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965, she never dreamed that holey shoe would walk into history, taking a place of honor at the Alabama capital. As

5 Months Pregnant, I Face Losing My Job And Health Care For Choosing Not To Get A COVID-19 Injection

I am an Oregon state employee, but from the looks of things, I won’t be for too long. Kate Brown, the governor of Oregon, has announced a mandate for all state executive agency employees to have full COVID-19 vaccination by

MSNBC Columnist Says Pro-Life Republicans Are ‘Extremists’ Like The Taliban

An MSNBC columnist used his platform on Tuesday to tell pro-life Republicans that they are no better than the women-hating Taliban. “Look, nobody is saying the GOP and the Taliban are equally bad,” Dean Obeidallah wrote. “But in just the

Knife Attacker on Tokyo Commuter Train Wanted to Kill ‘Happy Women’: NHK

Police escort rescue workers carrying a person through a train station after a knife attack on a train in Tokyo, in this still image taken…

Sunisa Lee Takes Gold in Women’s Gymnastics Final

Sunisa Lee of the United States (gold) celebrates on the podium during the medal ceremony of the artistic gymnastics women's all-around final during the Tokyo…