women's rights

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem to Sign Bill Banning Trans Athletes from Women's Sports

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem to Sign Bill Banning Trans Athletes from Women's Sports

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem announced on Monday that she will be signing a bill prohibiting transgender athletes from competing in female sports.

President Biden Signs Executive Order Creating White House Gender Policy Council

President Biden Signs Executive Order Creating White House Gender Policy Council

President Joe Biden signed two executive orders on International Women's Day aimed at expanding trans rights and protecting women's rights. 

Senate Democrats Defeat Measure That Would Prevent Boys from Playing in Girls' Sports

Senate Democrats Defeat Measure That Would Prevent Boys from Playing in Girls' Sports

On Saturday, Senate Democrats voted to defeat a measure that supporters said would have safeguarded women’s sports by prohibiting transgender girls from competing alongside biological girls in sports.

New Senate Bill Would Prohibit Boys in Girls' Sports: 'We Are Not All the Same'

New Senate Bill Would Prohibit Boys in Girls' Sports: 'We Are Not All the Same'

A bill introduced in Congress this month would prohibit biological males from participating in girls’ and women’s sports by clarifying that the language on athletics in Title IX refers to biological sex, not gender identity.

Combating the Women's March with Love over Anger

Combating the Women's March with Love over Anger

As the Women's March prepares to take the streets of Washington, D.C. on January 18, a new movement is starting encouraging women to approach women's rights with love instead of anger.

James Holzhauer and Susan B. Anthony: The Privilege of Eternal Significance

James Holzhauer and Susan B. Anthony: The Privilege of Eternal Significance
James Holzhauer won Jeopardy! thirty-two straight times and was poised to take over the top spot on the show’s all-time, regular-play winnings list. That was before Emma Boettcher, a librarian from Chicago, defeated him in last night’s episode. While Holzhauer’s loss is making headlines this morning, another event that happened a century ago today is receiving far less attention than it deserves.

Iranian Attorney Sentenced to 38 Years, 148 Lashes for Defending Women Who Removed Their Head Scarves

Iranian Attorney Sentenced to 38 Years, 148 Lashes for Defending Women Who Removed Their Head Scarves
The husband of a human rights attorney in Iran recently announced that his wife has been sentenced to 38 years in prison and 148 lashes.

Beth Moore Tells The Atlantic the Struggle Women Evangelists Face

Beth Moore Tells <i>The Atlantic</i> the Struggle Women Evangelists Face
Author and Evangelical Beth Moore, 61, composed a series of tweets in 2016 criticizing the words and actions of now President Donald Trump and the ‘evangelical political machine’ at a great personal cost.