If the new guidelines are utilized, rape suspects will be required to offer hard proof that consent was given "with full capacity and freedom to do so."
Tim Ryan, Democratic U.S. Representative for Ohio's 13th congressional district, declared in an op-ed piece yesterday that he's changed his stance on abortion.
The United States restored its funding for UNFPA under President Obama in 2009.
Cory Batey and Brandon Vandenburg, both former football players, will hear their sentencing on March 6.
Leaders of the Mormon Church said it is promising to support housing and job protections for the LGBT community in exchange for legal protections for believers who object to others' behavior.
Alexander spent the last three years of her life in prison after firing a warning shot into the air to defend herself from her estranged and abusive husband.
Anti-abortion extremists have taken to protesting outside the home of Julie Burkhart, the CEO and founder of the Trust Women Foundation and the Executive Director of the South Wind Women’s Center.
This is the first time a doctor has been convicted in Egypt of this crime.
The United Nations' gender equality campaign #HeForShe has launched a new program called IMPACT 10X10X10.
After they were forced to scrap plans for a 20-week abortion ban, House Republican leaders decided late last night to instead ram through a vote today on a different extreme anti-abortion bill.
President Obama's 2015 State of the Union address placed an unprecedented emphasis on the central role women play in the economy, with more focus on social policy for women than in any State of the Union address in history.
A slew of abortion restrictions are now on the table in Tennessee following the passage of Amendment 1 in November.
The regulations restrict a clinic’s ability to operate and provide clinics with little ability to adapt to unforeseen changes and circumstances - and what's more troubling, they could cause confidentiality issues for both patients and staff.
Kansas Republican Senator Garrett Love plans to introduce a bill that would effectively ban abortions after 14 weeks' gestation.
Senator Vitter from Louisiana last week introduced four bills in the Senate that are all against reproductive choice.
Two fraternities at the University of Virginia have declined to sign on to new fraternity regulations put in place after a sexual assault scandal shook the campus.
President Obama has announced his intention to sign a Presidential Memorandum "directing agencies to advance up to six weeks of paid sick leave for parents with a new child," and to grant up to seven paid sick days to federal workers.
Feminists are taking action on January 22 to celebrate the 42nd anniversary of Roe v Wade - the Supreme Court case that legalized abortion nationwide.
Morrissey pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of contributing to the delinquency of a minor last month due to an alleged relationship with a 17-year-old, and in the face of felony charges for possession of child pornography, indecent liberties with a minor, and electronic solicitation of a minor.
The former archbishop of St. Louis has blamed the pedophilia scandals within the Catholic church on men who are "feminized" and on "radical feminism."