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2013-08-27 23:02:40

Co-founder of lesbian-feminism, Judy Grahn is Professor of Women's Spirituality at Sofia University. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Sofia University is proud to announce the 2013 USA Book of the Year Award nomination for Professor Judy Grahn. Her book titled A Simple Revolution: The Making of an Activist Poet is a memoir about Judy’s life growing up in Las Cruces, New Mexico and the process of discovering her identity as she emerged as one of the most inspirational and...

2013-08-12 15:09:01

Violent and abusive behavior against women, which can be both physically and emotionally harmful, gain societal acceptance when they are glamorized and normalized in popular culture such as books and movies. The main characters' relationship in the best-selling novel Fifty Shades of Grey, for example, helps perpetuate the problem of intimate partner violence against women, according to an article in Journal of Women's Health, a peer-reviewed publication from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.,...

2013-08-09 23:03:04

National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health announces Solidaridad Awards for exceptional partnership. New York (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 As part of the annual national Latina Week of Action for Reproductive Justice, the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) is announcing its honoring of the Guttmacher Institute and the National Council of Jewish Women with the Solidaridad Awards for ongoing support and exceptional partnership in advancing health, dignity, and...

2013-08-06 23:20:27

Latinas and their families know #15years is too long to wait. New York (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 This week, the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) launches its fourth annual Latina Week of Action for Reproductive Justice. With the support of more than 85 organizations, including the partnership of California Latinas for Reproductive Justice (CLRJ) and the Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights (COLOR), NLIRH’s activists will rally...

2013-07-16 23:04:51

The National Domestic Violence Hotline (NDVH) is celebrating a 10 year history of generous support totaling nearly $540,000 from the Limited Brands Foundation. (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 The National Domestic Violence Hotline (NDVH) is celebrating a 10 year history of generous support totaling nearly $540,000 from the Limited Brands Foundation. This year’s gift of $50,000 to NDVH will allow the non-profit organization to facilitate The Giving Tree program and to answer calls from domestic...

2013-07-03 23:19:58

Female combat service members are a relatively new concept in the American Military and although our wives, sisters and daughters may be ready and willing to fight for their country, is the military ready and willing to accept them as equal members? Can women fight alongside their male counterparts without the fear that the enemy may be closer than they think? Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 From data compiled by the 2012 Workplace and Gender Relations Survey of 22,792 Active Duty...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.