Women

Center for Arizona Policy, an anti-abortion group

Court Extends Stay on New Arizona Abortion Rules

By Astrid Galvan and Bob Christie | Apr 11
A federal appeals court panel issued an injunction blocking new Arizona abortion restrictions that are considered the most stringent in the nation, saying women likely would suffer irreparable harm if they’re allowed to take effect.

Yuanyuan Zhang, M.D., Ph.D, assistant professor at the Institute, demonstrates the process to engineer a vaginal organ in a laboratory

Lab-Made Nostrils and Vaginas Working Well

By Malcom Ritter and Maria Cheng | Apr 11
Two new studies describe the latest achievements in growing body parts in a lab and transplanting them into people, this time with nostrils and vaginas.

Laura Jane Klug will continue to sub

Texas Trans Teacher Triumphs, May Teach Teens

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 11
After being suspended by Lumberton Intermediary School in Texas, transgender teacher Laura Jane Klug was returned to the roster of substitute teachers

EDGE 10.0: The Decade in Women

By Steve Weinstein | Apr 10
When the EDGE Media Network launched 10 years ago, it was our mission as a comprehensive LGBT news site to cover the full spectrum of the community, including lesbians, bisexual and transgender women.

The Dinah :: April 2-6, 2014

Apr 9
Thousands of women flocked to Palm Springs, CA, from April 2-6 for the 2014 Club Skirts The Dinah, to frolic poolside and enjoy lesbian performers including Tegan & Sara, Iggy Azalea, Mary Lambert, Gina Yashere, Fortune Feimster and Erin Foley.

Engaging Youth Voices in the HIV & AIDS Response

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 9
April 10 is National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day, and across the country, organizations are working via youth ambassadors to address the alarming health risk of HIV.

Fledgling LGBT Web Series ’Love Bytes’ : Set for Series?

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Apr 9
A few months back, Australian filmmaker Tonnette Stanford, an out lesbian, presented two pilot episodes of her web series "Love Bytes." Now she’s seeking funding for the series.

Lena Dunham

Lena Dunham: It’s a ’Huge Disappointment’ Being Straight

By Jason St. Amand | Apr 9
"Girls" creator Lena Dunham was honored by Point Foundation, the nation’s largest scholarship organization for the LGBT community, and opened up about her connection to the LGBT community and confessed she is disappointed she is straight.

Pennsylvania Girl Wins Spot on Wrestling Team

Apr 8
A Central Pennsylvania school district is getting rid of a rule barring girls from playing school sports with boys. The change comes after 13-year-old wrestler Audriana Beattie and her family challenged the school district’s policies.

Licensed acupuncturist and board-certified herbalist Sandra Gray

Pathways to Wellness Holds Free Acupuncture Workshop

By Patricio Maya Solis | Apr 8
On April 10, Pathways to Wellness invites women to a free workshop, "Acupuncture and Women’s Health," to explore how acupuncture and Chinese herbs can help regulate your menstrual cycle.