Eleanor Smeal to Chat With Leadership Alliances and Choices Activists Online
Tuesday Dec 4th, 8pm EST, 5pm (PST) “Reproductive Choice, Abortion Bans, and Clinic Violence: Connecting Domestic and International Terrorism” with Eleanor Smeal in our Choices Online Chatroom!
For the first time this year, Eleanor Smeal, President of the Feminist Majority Foundation and renowned feminist leader, will speak to students about the efforts to erode women’s rights in the US and in Afghanistan by the right-wing movement and domestic and international terrorist networks. Join us online and read more about Eleanor Smeal.
4/17/2014 Supreme Court of India Recognizes Transgender Rights - India's Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that official documents must allow transgender people to identify as a third gender and directed the federal and state governments to include transgender people, known as hijras, in welfare programs such as education, health care, and job programs.
"All documents will now have a third category marked 'transgender,'" said Laxmi Narayan Tripathi, a transgender activist who petitioned the court. . . .