Tag: women

California Is Set to Require Public Universities Offer On-Campus Abortions

When Zoe Murray got pregnant as a 20-year-old sophomore at the University of California, Santa Barbara, she knew she wanted an abortion. So she went to her student health center, where she went for almost every other health problem. The nurses there could not help her. Murray ended up getting a ride to the nearest […]

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Psychology Around the Net: September 14, 2019

Substance Use in the Food Service Industry: The American Addiction Centers recently conducted a survey that sheds some light on substance use among workers in the food service industry, an industry that is often stereotyped for drug and alcohol use. Among some of the findings: 10% of workers report they work while under the influence […]

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Serena Williams Denied Record-Tying Grand Slam Title by 19-Year-Old Canadian

Photo: AP Photo (Charles Krupa) It was a fight to the finish in Flushing during the women’s final of the 2019 US Open on Saturday. And tennis icon Serena Williams gave it her all but missed her latest chance to win a record-tying 24th Grand Slam singles title. Advertisement Bianca Andreescu, who was named 2019 […]

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A Federal Judge Just Blocked Another Abortion Ban That Challenges Roe v. Wade

A Missouri judge has temporarily blocked a law banning abortion as early as eight weeks into a pregnancy, just one day before the law would have taken effect. U.S. District Judge Howard Sachs issued the order Tuesday after the American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood, which operates the last remaining abortion clinic in Missouri, […]

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GOP Lawmaker Said Sticking Wands In Women’s Vaginas Helps Them Make Better Decisions About Abortions

Bryce Reeves, a Virginia state senator, once suggested that sticking wands up women’s vaginas can help them make better decisions about whether to get an abortion. Reeves, who still represents the state’s 17th district, made the comments in 2012 to defend a proposed Virginia bill that would have required an invasive “transvaginal” ultrasound for women […]

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Psychology Around the Net: July 13, 2019

Dive into this week’s Psychology Around the Net where you’ll find all that and more! 10 Insanely Popular Ways to Weaken Your Self-Confidence: To the approval-seekers, the excuse-makers, the second-guessers: this one’s for you. Women Who Stop Drinking Alcohol Improve Mental Health: Researchers studied the drinking habits and self-reported mental health of more than 31,000 […]

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We Are All Complicit When It Comes to Assault Allegations

“I don’t think they want to hear about that kind of thing.” That’s how Boris Johnson, the man about to become the United Kingdom’s prime minister whether the public likes it or not, responded when a journalist obliquely invited him to reassure the public that he didn’t beat up his girlfriend last Friday night. Occasionally this […]

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Why It Matters How Powerful Men Treat Women

“I don’t think they want to hear about that kind of thing.” That’s how Boris Johnson, the man about to become the United Kingdom’s prime minister, whether the public likes it or not, responded when a journalist obliquely invited him to reassure the public that he didn’t beat up his girlfriend last Friday night. Occasionally this […]

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The State That Liberal Dreams Are Made Of

Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak received national attention last week for vetoing a bill aimed at reforming the Electoral College. State lawmakers approved a measure that would have added Nevada to the popular vote interstate compact, pledging its six electoral votes to whoever wins the nationwide popular vote. Fourteen states plus the District of Columbia, comprising […]

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Harvard Was Right to Fire Ron Sullivan

When Harvard Law School professor Ron Sullivan lost his esteemed position as faculty dean of Winthrop House last weekend, and withdrew from Harvey Weinstein’s defense team, he secured a new one in the process: poster child in the war against campus political correctness. Throughout this week, prominent pundit-lawyers and right-of-center journalists have mourned Sullivan’s fate […]

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