The Kwek Society Bridges Period Poverty Gap for Native American Students | Health

When 13-year-old Gia Mendoza began seventh grade last year at Ignacio Middle School in southwest Colorado, she noticed something was missing from the bathrooms.Gia Mendoza. (courtesy photo)While the school regularly provided toilet paper, soap and paper towels, free and comfortable period products were noticeably absent. “Our school didn’t really talk…

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Women Burn Hijabs in Iran as Protests Escalate over Killing of Mahsa Amini by “Morality Police” – YouTube

Protests in Iran continue after the death of a 22-year-old Kurdish woman in custody of the so-called morality police. Mahsa Amini died last week after being detained for allegedly leaving some of her hair visible in violation of an Iranian law requiring women to cover their heads. Witnesses said Amini was severely beaten by police, but authorities claim she died of natural causes.

5th Annual African Yoga Fest – September 24, 2022

For the 5th year in a row, we will gather on the beautiful grounds of H.E.R. Living Campus with yogis and energy workers from various disciplines to share our love for yoga in a natural setting. This… Source: 5th Annual African Yoga Fest

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Supreme Court’s selective reading of US history ignored 19th-century women’s support for ‘voluntary motherhood’

Suffragists argued that legalizing birth control and abortion would hurt women, who already had few legal rights at the time. They said that men would then use these legal freedoms to further abuse and control women.Instead, suffragists embraced an idea they termed “voluntary motherhood.” This meant that women had the…

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Trinity Rodman Is The Highest Paid National Women Soccer League Player – VIBE.com

Trinity Rodman, the daughter of NBA veteran Dennis Rodman, is a force to reckon with in the soccer world.The 19-year-old recently signed a four-year contract extension with the Washington Spirits, worth $1.1 million, Sportico reports—making her the highest-paid player within the National Women’s Soccer League. She will make an estimated…

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Serena Out: The GOAT’s Career Ends With Epic U.S. Open Battle

It was drama, then agony.The tennis career of Serena Williams, the greatest player ever in her sport, if not the most dominant professional athlete ever, ended tonight after a laborious three sets at the U.S. Open inside Arthur Ashe Stadium in Queens, N.Y.Serena Williams finally succumbed, 7-5, 6-7, 6-1, after…

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A swimming cap made for Black hair gets final approval after Olympic ban : NPR

A swimming cap made specifically for natural Black hair has received official approval from the worldwide governing body for competitive swimming.Soul Cap is a covering made especially to protect hair that’s thick, curly, braided or otherwise textured — which is often difficult to fit into smaller swim caps. Source: A…

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Lawmaker Horrified By Consequences Of Abortion Ban Votes For Even Stricter One

Rep. Neal Collins (R), who recently made national headlines when he told his colleagues he didn’t sleep for a week when he learned that a six-week ban he’d helped pass last year could lead to the deaths of miscarrying patients, voted Tuesday night to pass an even stricter abortion ban…

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Georgia’s six-week abortion ban could impact medical treatment for women who miscarry

Following the reversal of Roe v. Wade, there have been reports of patients in the U.S. experiencing hurdles in receiving standard surgical procedures or medication for miscarriage care. The increased risk of criminal penalties means physicians may turn women away who seek treatment for a miscarriage.”A lot of people don’t…

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