Republican push ahead with plans to hinder insurance coverage for abortions

A proposed bill would enforce a far-reaching prohibit on private insurance coverage for abortions under Obamacare, and could see tens of thousands lose out Republicans in Congress are advancing a bill that imposes a far-reaching prohibition on private insurance coverage for abortion services for as long as the Affordable Care Act remains in effect and…

Trump: 100 days that shook the world- and the activists opposing back

Three months in, the future is totally unpredictable. But a dramatic fightback is under way. Four activists tell us how they are adapting to the new normal Naomi Wolf, writer, political journalist and cofounder of DailyClout: Trump didnt do this. You did this. Your own inaction brought us exactly here The first 100 days of…

Abortion pill group’s Facebook page deleted over promoting ‘drug use’

Page for Women on Web, which connects doctors with women in places that restrict abortion access, deleted over promotion or encouragement of drug use Facebook has censored the page of an organization that helps females procure abortion pill, citing its policy against the promotion or encouragement of drug use. Women on Web, which is based…

Sizing up: women favor slightly larger penises, new study discloses

Women chose bigger penises for a one-time sexual encounter versus a long-term partner, showing that the ideal penis is larger than the global average A new examine has revealed that girls prefer a slightly larger penis in a one-time sex partner compared to a long-term partner. Researchers from the University of California and the University…

From Circe to Clinton: why powerful women are cast as witches

A misogynist insult in Washington and Westminster, a force for good in Hollywood for centuries, witches have represented dread of assertive girls. But why does the stereotype persist? During the 2016 US presidential election, American social media was inundated with images of Hillary Clinton wearing a black hat and riding a broom, or else cackling…

From Circe to Clinton: why powerful girls are cast as witches

A misogynist insult in Washington and Westminster, a force for good in Hollywood for centuries, witches have represented fear of assertive females. But why does the stereotype persist? During the 2016 US presidential election, American social media was flooded with images of Hillary Clinton wearing a black hat and riding a broom, or else cackling…

How should young women react as #MeToo moves into dating? Female novelists discuss | Anne Perkins, Iman Amrani, Marie Le Conte, Rachel Shabi and Ash Sarkar

Five female commentators share their views on how Aziz Ansari and Cat Person are taking the #MeToo debate into todays dating scene, indicating gender gap and creating permission issues Women The panel How should young women react as #MeToo moves into dating? Female novelists discuss Aziz Ansari and Cat Person are taking the #MeToo debate…

Time 100: FGM campaigner Jaha Dukureh constructs prestigious list

US campaigner induced Obama take action on female genital mutilation, and get practice banned in the Gambia Anti-FGM campaigner Jaha Dukureh has been named one of the worlds more influential leaders by Time magazine alongside John Kerry, Angela Merkel, Aung San Suu Kyi, Bernie Sanders and Christine Lagarde. Dukureh, the lead campaigner in the Guardians…