Rather than depending on the popular mantra “no means no,” consent under this legislation requires an “affirmative, conscious and voluntary agreement to engage in sexual activity.”
A dozen NYPD officers are suing the city and the NYPD for allegedly punishing them when they refuse to partake in stop-and-frisk quotas.
Target is to pay millions after a lawsuit against the store for discriminating against women and African American job applicants.
Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis will be summoned to court this morning where a federal judge could hold her in contempt for refusing to issue a marriage licenses to gay couples.
A court sided with anti-choice group March for Life, denying employees of the group contraception coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
Five states have now concluded investigations into the Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA), and every single investigation has concluded no wrongdoing. These investigations were stimulated by highly doctored and deceptive videos falsely claiming PPFA has been selling fetal tissue. State agency representatives from Georgia, South Dakota, Florida, Indiana, and Massachusetts have independently confirmed that all...
California Governor Jerry Brown has said he will sign the nation's strongest equal pay law once it reaches his desk.
Chicago residents have entered the second week of their hunger strike protesting the closure of Dyett High School.
Ten women in Afghanistan were awarded the prestigious Medal of Malalai for their work promoting women's rights.
In a win for low-income women in Alaska, a state court judge strikes down a law limiting Medicaid abortion coverage.
“Gender equity must permeate every level of City operations—as leaders, employers, and service providers,” the unparalleled directive reads.
Women in Saudi Arabia registered to vote over the weekend, preparing to participate for the first time in local elections this December.
The signs, which ask for first-year women- and their moms- to be dropped off at an ODU fraternity "for a good time," have elicited outrage and a promise of disciplinary action from the University.
In the latest attempt to limit access to abortion in Ohio, legislatures are proposing a bill that would prohibit abortion when a fetus tests positive for Down Syndrome.
Home care workers have protections for minimum wage and overtime pay, a federal appeals court decided on Friday.