Tag Archives: wins

Mt. Holyoke college changes policy to admit trans women

TweetThis week Mt. Holyoke, a women’s college in the Pioneer Valley in MA, announced it will be changing its admissions policy to include trans women as applicants who will be considered for admission: Mount Holyoke College welcomes applications for our undergraduate program from any qualified student who is female or identifies as a woman. Mt. [...]
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Medicare ban on transgender healthcare overturned!

TweetToday an independent board within the Department of Health and Human Services overturned Medicare’s coverage exclusion for transition-related medical procedures.  Tweet
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Victory! White House task force unveils new recommendations to end campus sexual assault

TweetIf you read Feministing regularly you probably know about the work of Know Your IX and its ED ACT NOW campaign, which are fighting for Title IX enforcement to combat sexual violence on college campuses. Feministing’s own Alexandra, Wagatwe, and Suzanna are leaders in this campaign, and recently brought their demands all the way to the White [...]
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Good job internets! PMS milk ad pulled

TweetAfter pretty massive outcry in the land of new media, The recent tired, offensive ad campaign for milk about how PMS sucks for men because it makes women total bitcas has been pulled. As Lori explained when she covered the ads: The ad campaign is conveniently called the “Everything I Do Is Wrong” campaign (hey, [...]
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Feminist Wins in 2010

Tweet While it did see its fair share of doozies, 2010 wasn’t all bad for women. The International Women’s Health Coalition has chronicled its “Top Ten Wins for Women’s Health and Rights” of 2010“, and the list reveals some real progress made in 2010. View the full list after the jump, or download as Word [...]
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