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Guest post submission by Jayna Nickert, MFT on behalf of Focus Essentials: January is Mental Wellness Awareness Month, and that means ...
In the past few decades, the use of prescription antidepressants has gone up an alarming 400%. While this isn’t likely news ...
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Guest post submission by Jayna Nickert, MFT on behalf of Focus Essentials: Now that winter is here and the holidays are ...
A woman has won Afghan singing competition, Afghan Star, for the first time in the shows 14-year run. Zahra Elham, an 18 year old and from the Hazara ethnic minority group, beat out her male opponent for first place. As Elham claimed victory, she said … Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
Prime Minister Ardern announced Thursday a series of new regulations that will go into effect in response to the Christchurch shooting, including a ban on military-style semi-automatic and assault rifles. This plan comes just six days after the shootin… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
On Tuesday, Mississippi senators passed, by vote 34-15, a 6-week abortion ban bill, which bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected. If a physician performs an abortion before checking if there is a fetal heartbeat, or performs an abor… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
The Food and Drug Administration approved brexanolone, an intravenous medication specifically designed to treat postpartum depression that is expected to be sold under the brand name Zulresso in June, for a hefty price tag of about $34,000. The drug wo… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
In December of 2016, I was challenged by my coach to start going live on Facebook each week. I had lots of reasons (*cough* excuses *cough*) about why I couldn’t. But he helped me realize that I had even better reasons TO do it. It’s now over 2 years later and this is my 100th […]
Last Friday 50 people were killed and dozens injured at two mosques in a New Zealand terrorist attack. The shooting, which targetted Christchurch’s small Muslim community, was the deadliest shooting in New Zealand’s history and has led to increas… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
On Tuesday, Karen Uhlenbeck, a professor at the University of Texas, became the first woman in the world to win the Abel Prize, an internationally lauded award in mathematics, from The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. On May 21, Uhlenbeck will… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
The Equal Access to Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance (EACH) Woman Act, which would repeal the Hyde Amendment and require federal health insurance to cover abortion costs, was introduced by Rep. Barbara Lee and Sen. Tammy Duckworth in both houses o… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
U.N. President of the General Assembly María Fernanda Espinosa addressed the Commission on Tuesday stating there has been a “serious regression” in women’s political power, pointing at the lack of progress for women in leaderships positions globally. I… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
*********trigger warning: sexual assault and violence************** On Monday, the Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte spoke at an event for the country’s National Women’s Month, that was meant to honor outstanding women in law enforcement and nation… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
Dr. Leana Wen is the first Asian American as well as the first physician in 50 years to become the president of Planned Parenthood in 2018 after Cecile Richards announced her resignation. As an emergency room doctor and former health commissioner, Wen … Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
Last week I shared why you shouldn’t bother with the Inbox Zero strategy. This week I’m sharing what to do instead. The short answer is to find what works for you and keep doing it. But if it was that easy, no one would have an overwhelming inbox. Email clients have gotten a lot better […]
Linked Local Network is seeking Community Voices – People in the Non-Profit sector or Individuals who are willing to Blog at least once a week on subjects that are related to: Business, Humor, Entertainment, Women, Education, or Veterans or other worthy topics of interest. We would love to have people become community voices who understand […]
Today is International Women’s Day, but while we celebrate the achievement of women throughout the world, we must also be aware of the injustices that still exist in the United States that prevent gender equality. The U.S. is currently one of six U.N. … Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
She’s donned a jabot and hurled “Ginsburns” and yelled at Matt Damon’s Brett Kavanaugh while wearing a prosthetic turkey neck as Lindsey Graham: Kate McKinnon, the longest-serving female cast member of Saturday Night Live, made history in 2012 when she… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
An Alabama man, Ryan Magers, is suing a reproductive health center as well as the manufacturer of the pill his ex-girlfriend used to end her six-week pregnancy, after a probate court judge granted his petition and recognized the full legal rights of a … Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
On Wednesday in a Senate Armed Services subcommittee, Senator Martha McSally, a veteran of the Air Force and the first woman to fly in combat after the ban on women was lifted, revealed that she is a rape survivor and that the rape occurred while activ… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
This week, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed suit in U.S. District Court in San Francisco seeking an injunction to stop the abortion gag rule in Title X Family Planning Program funding from taking effect, which would affect more than 4 m… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire