We continue our Woman Thought Leader Series with Amy Siskind. In her recent book The List, Siskind details Trump's actions throughout his presidency. She worries about the U.S. going from a democracy to an authoritarian leadership, and says we are moving in that direction.Watch Video
What will happen to civil rights once Justice Kennedy is replaced? What the victory of a Democratic Socialist against a high-ranking incumbent means for the Democrats. The former Sportscenter host and current ESPN columnist talks about the intersection between sports and politics.Watch Video
We take a look with special focus on how girls are being affected. With Cynthia Nixon running for governor of New York, we ask whether female celebrities have a harder time breaking into politics. The differing plans for offering paid leave to American workers.Watch Video
The Ties that Bind follows Diana Newton’s family journey of her younger sibling’s gender transition. Newton reveals the truth about coming to terms with the transition. The film gives an inside look into a non-traditional family in a traditional Southern culture.Read More »
National Domestic Workers and Farmworker Women Alliances Meet with Jane Fonda to Discuss Protections for Women Across IndustriesJuly 12, 2018
The National Domestic Workers and Women Farmworkers Alliances met with Jane Fonda at the United States Capitol Thursday morning to discuss protections for women workers across industries.Read More »
The number of women who have a heart attack during pregnancy, labor or in the weeks following birth appears to be rising. In a new study, published Wednesday in the journal Mayo Clinical Proceedings, researchers looked at more than 49 million births. Among the women who gave birth, 1,061 had a heart attack during their labor and delivery; 922 had heart attacks during their pregnancy, and 2,390 women had heart attacks after they gave birth.
For the past 20 months, four-term Republican Rep. Martha Roby has had to grovel to President Donald Trump to regain her political standing and beat back a primary challenge in her staunchly conservative Alabama district.
The New York activist’s upset primary victory has fueled hopes – and boosted funding – for progressives in Democratic races across the US
When Lori Ann King had a total hysterectomy in 2015, she was surprised to find that the surgery triggered menopause, which in turn brought insomnia. “It would take me an hour to get to sleep and then I’d be waking up at 1 a.m., 2 a.m. and so on,” the 46-year-old, who suffered from ovarian fibroids and endometriosis, tells The Post. “The fatigue was overwhelming.” Sleep expert Dr. Mayank Shukla of the Asthma, Allergy and Sleep Center of New York says insomnia is a common consequence of this change in life. “Women’s bodies undergo many changes before, during and after menopause,” Shukla says. “There’s a dramatic shift of hormonal balance which often causes cycles of insomnia because of the depletion in estrogen and progesterone.”
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