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Jim Obergefell and Andreja Pejic Get Real About the 'T' in LGBT

Jim Obergefell, a leading advocate for marriage equality, and the world's most famous trans model talk about the adversities faced by transgender people.

Louisiana Judge Stops Pro-Life Law That Could Close Abortion Clinics Injuring Women

A Louisiana judge sided with abortion advocates Wednesday and ruled against a state law that would ensure abortion clinics are meeting basic health and safety requirements. Baton Rouge District Judge John deGravelles blocked the law from taking effect and declared it “unconstitutional” in a Tuesday ruling, ABC News reports. The pro-life law would protect women […]

Judge Extends Restraining Order Against Orchestrators of Planned Parenthood Smear Campaign

United States District Court Judge William Orrick confirmed what reproductive rights advocates have been claiming since July: David Daleiden is no journalist, and his organization, the Center for Medical Progress (CMP), is built on fraud. Image:...Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton: The Kind of Mother Who Used Her Six-Year-Old Daughter to Advocate for Abortion?

I find this story exceedingly hard to believe, but if it’s true, what does it say about Hillary Clinton? Chelsea Clinton claims she left a Baptist church as a child because they started talking about abortion in Sunday when she was just...Show More Summary

Tennessee Woman Takes Plea Deal Under State’s Fetal Assault Law

Advocates say the law effectively criminalizes an entire population: pregnant people. Image: Shutterstock The post Tennessee Woman Takes Plea Deal Under State’s Fetal Assault Law appeared first on RH Reality Check.

You don't have to vote for a woman just because you are a woman

I am a huge advocate for more women running in elections and holding public office. I love groups like 50-50 in 2020 and Ready to Run at the Carrie Chapman Catt Center at Iowa State University. That said, you may also know that I am a huge advocate for voting for the right person, regardless of gender or race. Show More Summary

Va. Houses passes guns deal reached between governor, Republicans

Some gun control advocates have panned the agreement, but lawmakers are moving ahead.

Announcing the People API

Posted by Laurence Moroney, Developer Advocate We’re delighted to announce the availability of the People API. With it, you can retrieve data about an authenticated user’s connections from their Contacts. Previously, developers had to make multiple calls to the Google+ API for user profiles and the Contacts API for contacts. Show More Summary

Ava DuVernay Schools Hollywood On Inclusion In Four Short Tweets

11 hours agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Hollywood is very confused by the outrage over #OscarsSoWhite and the demand for greater representation. So, Selma director/Barbie inspiration/advocate Ava DuVernay took to Twitter for a short and sweet lesson on inclusion, speaking to crewing up her new show Queen...

Texas Advocates Speak Out as Abortion Access Hangs in the Balance

Reproductive rights advocates with the #FightBackTX Truth Tour have traveled around Texas this month to raise awareness about the negative effects anti-choice laws have had on abortion access. Image: Texas A&M University / YouTube The post Texas Advocates Speak Out as Abortion Access Hangs in the Balance appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Planned Parenthood Hits John Kasich With Five-Figure Ad Buy

11 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio hit Gov. John Kasich on Wednesday with a five-figure ad buy that accuses the Republican presidential contender of supporting a plan to restrict access to women's health care. The group...Show More Summary

Gun-rights advocates urge NRA to remove Ted Nugent from board over 'anti-Semitic' outburst

Gun owners are pressuring the National Rifle Association to boot longtime board member Ted Nugent from the organization's leadership ranks after the rock star's social media outburst that depicted prominent American Jews as the men and women "really behind gun control." Nugent, an outspoken Second...

Why A Post-Christian Nation Needs a President of Faith

Religion gives candidates an advantage in advocating for all. F or all the discussion about America becoming a “post-Christian nation,” Americans have a hard time electing presidents who aren’t Christian. Perhaps the closest we’ve come...Show More Summary

Why Slack Turned an Awards Show Trophy Into a Win for Diversity

With CEO Stewart Butterfield out of the country, the ever-creative startup turned his absence into an opportunity to advocate for more inclusion in tech hiring.

Groups push pharma agenda under the guise of patient advocacy

There’s nothing like a new Astroturf group to confuse the public. Astroturfers gather ordinary citizens from the grassroots to advocate for various causes while in reality shilling for the trade associations, PR firms, corporations, and political organizations that set them up. Show More Summary

Attorney Says He Was Fired From Top U.S. Law Firm For Supporting LGBT Rights

14 hours agoLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

A Pennsylvania attorney is alleging he was fired from one of the top firms in the country because he advocated for LGBT rights.

Renowned Conservationist Mahoney Named National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic Keynote Speaker

21 hours agoHobbies / Hunting : Hunting Life

Shane Mahoney is leading conservation advocate, authority on North American conservation history and policy Kansas City, Mo. – Feb. 9, 2016 – The post Renowned Conservationist Mahoney Named National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic Keynote Speaker appeared first on Hunting and Conservation News.

New Hampshire Primary Results Reignites Biden Talk For Hollywood Democrats

EXCLUSIVE: Bernie Sanders' overwhelming victory in the New Hampshire primary tonight over Hillary Clinton has significant Hollywood Democrats feeling very shaky and advocating Joe Biden jump into the race for the White House. "He doesn't...Show More Summary

Social Activist Monica Lewinsky Launches Anti-Bullying Emojis

Monica Lewinsky, widely referred to as the first victim of cyberbullying after her involvement with then-President Bill Clinton became public, has become a fierce advocate against bullying and, on Tuesday, launched her own line of apps aimed at supporting those who are oppressed.

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