#DeportedMothers #DreamersMoms, Separated From Their Children, Wait in Limbo at the Mexican Border

Leticia Orozco and Manuel Aguirre peer through the border at their children and grandchildren at Friendship Park in Tijuana on April 9. Link to full story here by  Natalie Keyssar – Chelsea Matiash – When deported mother Yolanda Varona received a call from photojournalist Natalie Keyssar on Friday morning, her voice was quivering. Varona, a Mexican mother […]

Engage Men in Sexual & Reproductive Rights & Health #genderlens #menreprorights

Six Steps to Designing Programs with a Gender Lens when Engaging Men in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Click here for the handbook referred to in this article Much of the guidance and tools in this publication are organized around six basic steps: Understanding gender and gender programming: a precursor to engaging men in […]

BLACK/AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH – FEBRUARY #blackhistory #blackwomen

Black History & Women People and Events in African American and African Women’s History By Jone Johnson Lewis – Women’s History Expert –  Women are half the human race, and they’re half of black history, as well. Here are some highlights bringing together black history and women’s history. Scroll through this list to find timelines of […]

SEXISM IN COMIC BOOKS: Distortion of Females as their Readership Now Equals Males #comicbooksexism #womenrespect

We need to keep pointing out sexism in comics, writes i09’s Rob Bricken, precisely because a double standard has existed for so long: “And now we’re trying to muddle our way to actual equality. Because comics have been traditionally made for an almost exclusively male audience, and the entire industry built itself around it; because […]