Why we’re leaving our beloved Texas home in search of freedom from anti-LGBTQ attacks

In late February, the Texas governor issued a directive ordering the Department of Family and Protective Services to investigate parents for child abuse who provide medically necessary gender-affirming care to their transgender children.Officials already have vowed to introduce a bill in the upcoming session that, like Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay…

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ANALYSIS: Social media can change actions that drive gender-based violence

In 2021, almost half of South African adults – over 25 million people – used social media. Twitter had an estimated nine million users, over 80 per cent of whom were aged between 15 and 44. And social media is widely used for accessing news and current affairs.This powerful medium…

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Parents want workplace flexibility | McKinsey

[…]managers who are parents, and in particular women, provide much of the social support in organizations. Our Women in the Workplace 2021 report revealed that women managers have supported employee well-being throughout the pandemic at a higher rate than their male counterparts (Exhibit 2). Losing these women could erode an…

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Mom fighting abortion bans after her daughter’s death points to her homeland as a cautionary tale

On the eve of the anniversary of her daughter’s death Tuesday night, Rosa Hernández was having trouble falling asleep. She said she could still feel the presence of her 16-year-old child Rosaura “Esperancita” Almonte Hernández, who died a decade ago when she had leukemia. Doctors had delayed giving Rosaura chemotherapy…

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Louisiana hospital denies abortion for fetus without a skull | Health care/Hospitals | nola.com

Even after doctors at the hospital said they would provide an abortion once she got the diagnosis of acrania, a rare and fatal condition, from a specialist, the hospital called to tell her it would not be able to do it, she said. The hospital directed her to a Florida…

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Female Teen Bootcamp Survivors SPEAK OUT: Kidnapped, Traumatized by Systemic Corporate Machine – YouTube

Jordan Chariton speaks with several survivors of various teen bootcamps who describe harrowing and troubling stories of being kidnapped, abused, and exploited as teenagers.

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Pregnant Anita Nderu poses completely naked in artistic maternity shoot : K24 TV

Kenyan media personality Anita Nderu who is expecting her first child posed in an artistic maternity shoot while in her birthday suit.The former Capital FM presenter shared jaw-dropping photos of her maternity shoot which show her entire body painted in white colour.Anita said the artist took three long hours to…

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‘They’re Just Going to Let Me Die?’ One Woman’s Abortion Odyssey

She recalled that she went quiet, her body went still. What did they mean, they couldn’t do the abortion? Just two weeks earlier, she and her fiance had learned her fetus had a condition that would not allow it to survive outside the womb. If she tried to carry to…

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