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Roe v. Wade turns 40 amid waning abortion access

Roe v. Wade turns 40 amid waning abortion access

After years of litigation in the Roe v. Wade case, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-2 in favor of Roe, legalizing abortion 40 years ago today. The court extended the right to privacy clause in the 14th Amendment to a person’s choice to have an abortion; however, that right must be balanced with the state’s interest to protect … Continue reading

Cleveland DJ suggests corrective rape for listener’s daughter who kissed another girl

Cleveland DJ suggests corrective rape for listener’s daughter who kissed another girl

Trigger warning: This post discusses corrective rape. Cleveland WMMS Radio personality Dominic Dieter lent his charming advice to a father who discovered his daughter kissing another girl, saying “You should get one of your friends to screw your daughter straight.” A listener wrote an email to Dieter explaining he’d happened upon his teenage daughter kissing another girl. … Continue reading

State Rep. Kelly Cassidy to introduce Viagra amendment to Illinois anti-abortion legislation

State Rep. Kelly Cassidy to introduce Viagra amendment to Illinois anti-abortion legislation

Illinois legislators are threatening abortion access with two bills currently in the House Agriculture and Conservation Committee. That’s right, the agriculture committee. The committee that focuses on livestock, crops and farmers will hear bills on health care. “Putting these bills in the ag committee is about putting these bills in a committee that is conservative … Continue reading

LGBT racial minority hit hard by social and financial inequality

LGBT racial minority hit hard by social and financial inequality

Black* members of the LGBT community experience stark social, economic and health disparities compared to the general population and their straight black and white LGBT counterparts, according to a Center for American Progress report. Data in the report emphasized the intersections of the black racial identity with sexual orientation and gender identity, revealing: Families headed by … Continue reading