Category: Women

Louise Slaughter to speak at Rochester NOW’s Roe v Wade 44th Anniversary program

Louise Slaughter to speak at Rochester NOW’s Roe v Wade 44th Anniversary program

Reproductive Rights: A Look Forward in a New Political Age will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 17, at 7 p.m. at First Unitarian Church, 220 Winton Rd. South. Other panel members are: Michelle Casey,...

Feminist author Alida Brill to speak at Susan B. Anthony Museum & House

Feminist author Alida Brill to speak at Susan B. Anthony Museum & House

Feminist social critic and author of “Dear Princess Grace, Dear Betty:  The Memoir of a Romantic Feminist” will be the guest speaker at The National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House on Monday, December...

NFL teams up with Cancer Society to fight breast cancer

NFL teams up with Cancer Society to fight breast cancer

For the eighth year, the National Football League, the American Cancer Society and the NFL Players Association are teaming up to support October’s National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with the “A Crucial Catch: Screening...

Task Force: Trump’s language on women “horrifying”

Task Force: Trump’s language on women “horrifying”

A video released Oct. 7 shows Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump using lewd, sexist and misogynistic language about women. In response, the National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund released the following statement. “This verbal...

White House issues fact sheet on diversity in national security workforce

White House issues fact sheet on diversity in national security workforce

The White House has issued a Fact Sheet: Presidential Memorandum on Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in the National Security Workforce: Since the beginning of his Administration, President Obama has deepened the commitment of the...