IN PUBLIC AWARENESS CAMPAIGN TO ENCOURAGE WOMEN OVER THE AGE OF 40 TO RECEIVE MAMMOGRAMS, GILLIBRAND URGES FED TO CLARIFY NEW RECOMMENDATIONS New Guidelines Released This Week Claim Only Women Over 50 Need Routine Mammograms As Part Of Breast Cancer Screening Many Doctors, Experts Object To Recommendations, Giving Women Conflicting Messages on How to Protect […]
Lez be smart – consumer information inspired by the sentencing of Elizabeth Smart’s female captor – 15 years.
11/18/09-by Bridgette P. LaVictoire She’s young, pretty, intelligent and missing. The rest of the factors regarding the disappearance of Mitrice Richardson seem to be what is getting in the way of the case getting a great deal of attention. Mitrice Richardson is African-American, lesbian, a part time dancer at a gay night club, and was […]
YES -YOU – CAN Posted by melanie Nathan: Judge orders compensation for gay couple denied benefits (LA Times Report) by Carol J. Williams:- While recognizing the status quo of federal government rejection of gay marriage under the Defense of Marriage Act, federal judge of U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, Judge Stephen Reinhardt today ordered compensation for a […]
Posted by Melanie Nathan an BLOG by David Taffet and Tammye Nash (quoting Haaretz); Also appeared Boston Globe; 9/2009 If you Think some things you hear from American right wing Christian groups are loony? Well, we Jews are very proud of our own right wing lunatic fringe as well. According to the Israeli newspaper HaAretz, one […]
Ten days ago, the House passed the Stupak Amendment, which would be one of the biggest setbacks to women’s health and rights in recent decades; unless we stand together and stop it, this will provide license for our rights to be rolled back to where the right wing would have us. Do not think the […]
11/17/09-by Bridgette P. LaVictoire Monday, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York attended a rally to call for the defeat of the Stupak-Pitts Amendment which was put into the Healthcare reform bill by the House. The amendment, largely pushed by the Catholic Bishops, has caused a great deal of reaction across the board, and energized a […]
By Melanie Nathan- Congratulations to Shirley Tan and Jay Mercado and the boys and Mommy. Shirley was named ADVOCATE MAGAZINE ’s Activist of the Year for 2009. This is well deserved. However they may have been used in a way that could result in resentment from the community rather than the applause they deserve: Here are […]