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The #MoreThanMean Video Highlights the Abuse Women in Sports Media Have Faced for Decades

Much of the discussion has been around how shocked the men in the video seem to be at the violently misogynistic tweets, and how shocked its male viewers have been. The post The #MoreThanMean Video Highlights the Abuse Women in Sports Media Have Faced for Decades appeared first on Rewire.

#AM_Equality Tip Sheet: May 2, 2016

HUNDREDS MARCH AND RALLY IN MISS. TO DEMAND REPEAL OF HB 1523:. HRC, NAACP, ACLU of Mississippi, Southern Policy Law Center, Planned Parenthood and other civil rights organizations and leaders joined hundreds in the Repeal HB 1523 rally from the State Capitol to the Governor’s mansion, demanding repeal of the state’s discriminatory law. Show More Summary

Nearly 200 Major Business Leaders Against HB 2 as McCrory & Berger Double Down on Discrimination

Today, the HRC and Equality NC announced that executives from 23andMe, Instacart, The Honest Company, United Guaranty Corporation, Cabot Creamery, Castlight Health, Inc., Willis Towers Watson, Merck, IKEA US, Allscripts Healthcare Solutions,...Show More Summary

Ted Cruz Continues False Smear Campaign Against Transgender Americans

Today, HRC released the following statement after Senator Ted Cruz continued his transphobic attacks on NBC’s Meet the Press and CNN’s State of the Union this morning. “After invoking the importance of the Bill of Rights, Ted Cruz had...Show More Summary

Slide into my DMs and out of my doctor’s office

Sext, don’t sext, whatever -- it's your body. Here’s what legislators across the country are doing this week to show how much they disagree with that.

Hearing for Accused Planned Parenthood Shooter Overlooks His Extreme Anti-Abortion Views

After a full day of testimony, which included an investigator's account that Dear had stopped at a crisis pregnancy center (CPC) before moving on to the Planned Parenthood, it was clear that neither the prosecution nor the defense wanted...Show More Summary

HRC Statement on Indiana Gov. Mike Pence’s Endorsement of Sen. Ted Cruz

Today, HRC released the following statement after Indiana Gov. Mike Pence endorsed Ted Cruz for President. “When it comes to rolling back the gains we have made under President Obama and putting the LGBT community at risk for discrimination,...Show More Summary

CIA Torture Just Got One Step Closer to Facing Accountability

In an unprecedented victory for torture accountability, the U.S. Justice Department decided not to block a private lawsuit from going forward, and to actually allow survivors and victims of CIA torture to have their their day in cou...

#AM_Equality Tip Sheet: April 29, 2016

NC SEN. BERGER SENDS DESPERATE, DISSEMBLING LETTER TO CEOS; HRC EDIT IN THE TRUTH: Further compounding the HB2 economic catastrophe that NC Gov. Pat McCrory, Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger and House Speaker Tim Moore inflictedShow More Summary

Bump Your ‘Becky’ Beef

Part of me knew Beyonce’s “Becky with the good hair” line would cause a wave of uninformed, poorly thought out responses, but for some reason I still hoped for the best. British fashion, beauty and style magazine, Glamour UK, may have had the worst public blunder (to put it mildly) so far, but their antagonistic […]

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

“The criminal law has a monopoly on our imaginations” of what justice should or could look like. Our own Sam spoke at BCRW’s salon in honor of Maggie Nelson(!) and you can watch it here. Trickle-down feminism, revisited. “Cruelty is intimate, and can feel, perversely, like a form of care.” When robots are an instrument of male […]

Watch Emma Thompson take on fracking … with cake

The first and only episode of "The Frack-free Bake Off" was filmed on land leased for fracking.

Campaign to Spare Korean Dogs Comes Again to U.S. 

On the Korean farm, the dogs lived in a perpetual state of fear and anxiety in cold, raised, metal cages with no cover from bitingly cold temperatures that could drop below freezing. Photo by Meredith Lee/HSI This week, 171 dogs raised...Show More Summary

As Extremists Target Trans People, HRC and Advocates Host Readings of Children’s Book “I Am Jazz”

Today, parents, teachers and youth advocates across the nation are standing up to efforts targeting transgender people, including a law recently passed in North Carolina, by holding more than 50 readings of “I Am Jazz,” a book by transgender...Show More Summary

Feds Rely On Industry-Funded Study To Push For More Offshore Oil Exploitation

On Monday, April 25 th, President Barack Obama tweeted out the following message to nearly 74 million followers on Twitter:   We're already seeing the effects of climate change. Denial is unacceptable. #ActOnClimate pic.twitter.com/k3sphu7KgC —...Show More Summary

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