Uber Promises Investigation After Former Engineer Blogs About Rampant Sexual Harassment | The Huffington Post

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick said Sunday that the ride-sharing company will investigate new allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination in its workplace. After former Uber engineer Susan Fowler published a nearly 3,000-word blog post Sunday describing a nightmarish workplace culture in which male superiors solicited her for sex and human resources officers shrugged off her […]

North Dakota lawmaker: Don’t repeal blue laws because wives need to make husbands breakfast in bed – Salon.com

A North Dakota state lawmaker has advice for any woman in his state seeking to go out with friends for some mimosas over Sunday brunch: You should be making your husband breakfast in bed instead. That’s not a joke. That’s what he actually said. “Spending time with your wife, your husband — making him breakfast, bringing it […]

Oklahoma Lawmakers Want Men to Approve All Abortions

Something unexpected happened in the Oklahoma Legislature on February 8 that had Karo Chowning feeling pretty optimistic. That morning, lawmakers in the House Public Health Committee blocked one anti-abortion bill and a second was tabled without discussion. It was certainly unusual for a deeply conservative Republican government that over the years has distinguished itself by passing […]

Arkansas passes law allowing rapists to sue victims who want an abortion | The Independent

END scald=5215111 Pro-choice campaigners rally in defence of abortion rights Getty A pregnant woman’s husband will have the power to stop her from having an abortion, even in cases of spousal rape, under a new law introduced in the US state of Arkansas. Most second trimester abortions will also be banned by Act 45 – the Unborn Child Protection From Dismemberment Abortion Act – […]