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Harvey Weinstein Is Convicted of Rape in Case That Sparked #MeToo

#MeToo advocates stress that the movement is about more than the Weinstein trial. “These really brave women have unleashed something that is bigger than anything we could have ever predicted,” said Fatima Goss Graves, the president...

Nondisclosure Agreements Have a Valid Purpose, But They Can Also Be Misused, Experts Say

NDAs have also been used in employment disputes to help resolve or preempt litigation, but since their ability to be weaponized to conceal pervasive sexual harassment was revealed by the #MeToo movement, many in the...

Why women are wearing “ERA Yes” buttons at the State of the Union

If the ERA is ratified, advocates say it would give people more tools when they challenge discriminatory laws or practices in court. Federal courts have interpreted the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment as...

Advocates rally to get Philadelphia School District to publicize mental health resources for students

"Mental health advocates rallied outside a meeting of the Philadelphia Board of Education on Thursday, protesting what they see as a broken promise to help students find mental health resources. The nonprofit organizations involved —...

Why Republicans are suddenly in a rush to regulate every trans kid’s puberty

Should any of the bills become law, they would effectively cut off many adolescents from medically necessary and, often, lifesaving treatment for gender dysphoria. There are approximately 150,000 transgender youth between the ages of 13...

Trump’s Travel Ban of Women of Child-Bearing Age Condemned By Health Experts

Director of Health Equity at the National Women's Law Center (NWLC) Dorianne Mason also accused the government of "doing nothing more than [penalizing] pregnancy and women." "It is an invasion of women's privacy that creates...