Opinion

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Melba Hernandez, 93; leader of the Cuban Revolution

On Mar. 9, Cuba and the world lost a remarkable revolutionary figure, Melba Hernandez Rey, age 93. The cause of death was complications of diabetes.

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Abortion foes should not use people with disabilities as props

With the constant attacks on reproductive rights, it is easy to feel your blood boil every time another right-wing, anti-choice message comes your way.

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Stand in support of women and girls, against misogyny

In the United States misogyny - or the hatred of women - is alive and well. I strongly encourage you all to reach out and help all our mothers, sisters and daughters to make sure they are all safe and free.

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Today in history: First women's rights convention

On July 19, 1848, the first women's rights convention began.

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A subculture evolving: Women in metal speak out

Women do now represent a sizable chunk of the metal scene - meaning that the genre is expanding and becoming more diverse.

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Today in labor history … Emma Goldman, IWW, anti-racism and more

Women's rights activist and anarchist Emma Goldman was born in Lithuania. She came to the United States when she was 17.

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Republicans show they don’t care about Women’s Health Week

The theme of this year's Women's Health Week is "It's Your Time." The aim is to empower women "to make their health a top priority."

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War on women extends to workplaces

There are disturbing trends regarding war on women and the workplace, especially public sevtor workers, including teachers, and hotel and hospitality workers in the private sector.

Women deserve factual medical information, even about abortion care

Decisions about medical procedures and patient care should be left to clinicians and their patients - not to politicians. As a family physician, I understand this.

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The Strauss-Kahn dismissal: Blaming the victim, again

For a while, it looked like the victim might have her day in court, and win justice.

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