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June 13 marks the twentieth anniversary of the release of Alanis Morissette’s “Jagged Little Pill”, and like many thirtyish year-old women, I wouldn’t have made it through without the rock star my mother used to say sounded like a yodeling hippie. But Alanis taught us it was okay to be angry, information that got…Read More Keep reading
President Obama’s healthcare reform act is one of the most significant pieces of legislation for women’s healthcare in decades. It expands coverage to over 10 million low-income women. Pregnancy, previous cesarean sections and sexual and physical abuse can no longer be treated as pre-existing conditions. And women across the country now have easier access to…Read More Keep reading
The United States joined over 100 other countries in September at the United Nations and pledged to end sexual violence in war. After it was adopted, Angelina Jolie, who campaigned for the issue with UK foreign minister William Hague, told the General Assembly, “you have a sent a message to survivors that their rights and…Read More Keep reading
Same sex marriage may soon be a reality in France, but equality for homosexual couples is still out of reach. Less than a year after French President François Hollande made the legalization of same- sex marriage a major platform of his 2012 presidential campaign, marriage equality is well on its way to becoming law. But the…Read More Keep reading
MANHATTAN — A new exhibit opening this week at the Museum of the City of New York spotlights Staten Island. The exhibit, titled “From Farm to City: Staten Island 1661-2012”, tells the story of Staten Island’s development over the last 350 years. The purpose of the exhibit is to show that Staten Island, often referred…Read More Keep reading
BROOKLYN —As many Fort Greene and Clinton Hill residents eagerly await the full implementation of the Affordable Care Act, the Brooklyn Hospital Center sees an ominous future under the law. When the law is fully implemented in January 2014, Medicaid eligibility will expand coverage to an additional 16 million Americans. According to Richard Becker, president…Read More Keep reading