Some Good News: Abortions Insured and More Available To Military Rape…

The military spending bill signed by President Obama at the end of December contained a provision that will change the lives and careers of the estimated several hundred women in the armed forces who become pregnant as the result of rape at the hands of fellow soldiers. (Last year, only 471 were reported.) Since 1988,… » 1/05/13 12:30pm 1/05/13 12:30pm

Is There Only A New Hampshire 'Matriarchy' Because the State's…

New Hampshire "turned pink" after November's election, as the New York Times rather cutely puts it: after new congresswomen Ann McLane Kuster and Carol Shea-Porter are sworn into office on Thursday along with Senators Kelly Ayotte and Jeanne Shaheen, the state will be the first to send a ladies-only delegation to… » 1/02/13 6:50pm 1/02/13 6:50pm

All Top Public Officials From New Hampshire Are Now Women

Yesterday, voters in the state of New Hampshire did the unthinkable: elected a female governor, elect a woman to one Congressional district and re-elect a woman to the other Congressional district. Which means that The Granite State's entire Congressional delegation — two Senators, two Representatives — and its… » 11/07/12 7:00pm 11/07/12 7:00pm

Will Military Women Finally Get the Abortion Access They Deserve?

The military reported 471 rapes of servicemembers in 2011, but the real number is probably higher, since the Pentagon's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office estimates that only about 13.5 percent of all rapes and sexual assaults in the military are actually reported. Several hundred women in the military… » 6/13/12 12:45pm 6/13/12 12:45pm