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Guest post submission by Jayna Nickert, MFT on behalf of Focus Essentials: January is Mental Wellness Awareness Month, and that means ...
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On Tuesday, the Louisiana Senate passed a bill (HB 425) that would allow Louisiana voters to decide whether or not to change the state’s constitution to further restrict abortion access at the ballot box this October. The passage of HB 425, also known … Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
This week, Republican Mississippi state Representative Doug McLeod was arrested on a misdemeanor domestic violence charge after he punched his wife in the face for not undressing quickly enough when he decided he wanted to have sex. McLeod’s wife said … Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
Yesterday, Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez, a sixteen year old Guatemalan boy, died in U.S. Border Patrol custody in Texas after being detained for a week; he is the fifth minor to die in U.S. custody since December. The number of migrants held in IC… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
Last week I came across an article that was a compilation of productivity advice from around 10 different small business owners. The first person they listed advised something to the effect of pick 3 things to do each day instead of having a long to-do list. A couple of people later someone’s advice was a […]
Yesterday, Alabama’s female Governor Kay Ivey signed into law the most restrictive and cruel anti-abortion legislation in the United States, legislation that female Representative Terry Collins introduced in the state house to challenge Roe v. Wade. Th… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
Today, the Louisiana House Health and Welfare Committee unanimously voted to advance a bill banning all abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected, which is frequently around 6 weeks, before many people know they are pregnant. It now goes to the ful… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
We’ve all done it. We’ve all had days (or more) where the things we know are important to do don’t get done. It’s annoying. It’s frustrating. And sometimes we can’t figure out how to break the cycle. It’s procrastination. Let’s talk about the two types of procrastination and what to do about them. The first […]
In 2018, more than 1 million Americans lost health coverage, continuing a pattern of decline since 2017 when Trump Administration and Congress decreased the Affordable Care Act requirements and regulations. In 2017, 29.3 million Americans did not have … Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
Today, Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Rep. Suzanna Bonamici (D-OR) introduced legislation called the Stop Deceptive Advertising for Women’s Healthcare Services Act to combat fake pregnancy centers and false advertisement of reproductive and family pla… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
Yesterday, Maine House passed a bill to use state funds to cover abortion services and if the bill becomes law, then Maine will be the 16th state to allow public funds on abortions. In a 79-63 party line vote, bill L.D. 820 passed the Maine House and w… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist […]
Today, Governor Kemp of Georgia signed into law the controversial “Living Infants Fairness and Equality (LIFE) Act, which bans all abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected. A fetal heartbeat can usually be detected around 6 weeks into pregnancy, b… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
Every month in the Unnamed Productivity Club we have a Planning Party. This isn’t about the club. It’s about something I share there everymonth before we do our planning. It’s the difference between intentions and goals. It’s an important distinction because too many times I see someone setting a goal that they want to make […]
Last week, high profile women’s rights advocates and feminists gathered in Washington, D.C. for the first Congressional hearing on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) in over three decades. The ERA is a proposed amendment to the U.S. Constitution that wou… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
For the first time, a man in Belgium was convicted of sexism and faces a $3,724 fine for breaking a Belgian law that criminalizes sexism in public places. The law was introduced in 2014 and defines sexism as remarks that diminish “someone to his or her… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
This week, the Alabama state house passed the most restrictive anti-abortion bill in the nation that bans abortion, even in cases of rape and/or incest, unless the woman’s life is in danger and makes performing an abortion a felony. Doctors that do per… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
Almost 3200 delegates gathered in Kabul from across Afghanistan this week to discuss peace in Afghanistan; nearly 30% of the participants in the grand assembly meeting were women. Women headed 13 committees of the total 51 committees and 28 were electe… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
Today, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruled to uphold a controversial International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) rule that restricts testosterone levels in runners, specifically female runners, through the use of testosterone s… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
On Tuesday, the United Nations amended resolution aimed at ending sexual violence in war passed 13-0, with Russia and China abstaining. This was after the United States threatened to use their veto power to demand that all references to sexual and repr… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire