Dorothy Height is remembered as a pioneering voice of the civil rights movement whose life's work and activism stretched from the New Deal through the 2008 election of President Obama.
Betty (Elizabeth Boynton) Millard, feminist, writer, photographer, political activist and philanthropist, born in 1911 under the presidency of William Howard Taft, died on March 6.
The Utah state legislature passed a bill recently that could make it illegal for a woman to have a miscarriage.
Advocates for women's rights and gay and lesbian equality are slamming CBS for ads it will and won't air during Sunday's Super Bowl.
I’m always a sucker for certain headlines at the grocery store check out line.
For farmers, when disaster strikes, they could go to the U.S. Department of Agriculture to get an emergency loan to save a crop or a herd of cattle.
WASHINGTON - Women holding placards that read, "No wire hangers ever!" packed a U.S. Senate ballroom Dec. 2 to lobby in opposition to the anti-abortion Stupak-Pitts Amendment to the House-passed health care bill.
As the Senate opened debate on health reform, the women's equality movement scheduled a "Day of Action" on Capitol Hill for Wednesday Dec. 2.
New guidelines have turned life upside down for women used to having a mammogram and breast examination every year starting at age 40, and doing monthly self-examinations.
For now, U.S. Army Specialist Alexis Hutchinson has not been forced to deploy to Afghanistan, leaving her 11-month-old son, Kamani, in foster care.