Domestic Violence, Women

Domestic Violence Is The Most Common Killer Of Women Around The World | HuffPost

Domestic Violence Is The Most Common Killer Of Women Around The World | HuffPost:

The most dangerous place for women is in their own homes, a new report from the United Nations concludes.

Advertisements
Standard
Health

Doctors Can Dismiss Women’s Health Concerns. Here’s How To Take Back Some Control. | HuffPost Life

Doctors Can Dismiss Women’s Health Concerns. Here’s How To Take Back Some Control. | HuffPost Life:

Evidence shows women are often deemed “overly dramatic” and dismissed by medical professionals, which has deadly consequences.

Standard
Politics

Transgender and Gun Rights Are Sticking Points for Violence Against Women Act

Transgender and Gun Rights Are Sticking Points for Violence Against Women Act

WASHINGTON — The House Judiciary Committee voted along party lines on Wednesday to approve a reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act after Democrats turned back Republican attempts to gut protections of transgender people and restrict some gun ownership.

Standard
LGBTQIA, Transgender

Female Editors Reject AfterEllen, Other Sites’ Anti-Trans Agenda

Female Editors Reject AfterEllen, Other Sites’ Anti-Trans Agenda:

Once a leading pop culture website for queer women, AfterEllen has devolved into a hotbed of anti-transgender rhetoric since editor Trish Bendix and other writers were ousted by Evolve media, which purchased the then-10-year-old site in 2014.

In the years since Bendix’s departure, under the leadership of Memoree Joelle, the site has increasingly leaned into trans-exclusionary radical feminist or TERF territory. Now, the editors of other sites for women in the queer community have banned together to denounce TERF sites like AfterEllen, according to Buzzfeed.

Standard