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Optimizing Outcomes for Women's Health Care: A Conversation With NOW President Terry O'Neill

Leslie Tolf | Posted 10.28.2016 | Home
Leslie Tolf

By understanding how women's health care issues affect the working world, we can begin to address the coverage inequalities that persist. I sat down with my colleague NOW President Terry O'Neill to discuss the challenges facing women today when it comes to healthcare, and the options for doing better in 2016.

The Perils of Politicizing Breast Cancer

Terry O'Neill | Posted 12.22.2014 | Home
Terry O'Neill

The real question is, why should women's access to health services be dependent on whatever ideologies currently prevail among legislators?

Feminist Issues Are Transgender Issues

Brynn Tannehill | Posted 02.02.2016 | Home
Brynn Tannehill

If we only work on behalf on the "right" kinds of women, it diminishes the movement and repeats mistakes of the past, where feminism was not nearly intersectional enough. Beyond a concept of simple solidarity, though, is that many of the core issues of feminists and transgender people are the same.

Why Transphobia Is a Feminist Issue

Terry O'Neill | Posted 11.08.2014 | Home
Terry O'Neill

Trans women face higher rates of discrimination, violence, sexual assault, and poverty. Around half of all victims of anti-LGBTQIA homicides in 2012 were transgender, and all of them were women of color.

"I Don't Want to Be That Girl": The Story of Why I Don't Tell Stories About Sexual Assault

Terry O'Neill | Posted 06.23.2014 | Home
Terry O'Neill

In the first few weeks, the community really supports the rape victim, but then there is a shift and the rape victim becomes isolated while the community circles around to defend the perpetrator.

Obama: FDA Decision On Plan B Leaves Me Feeling 'Very Comfortable'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 05.03.2013 | Home

President Barack Obama extended support on Thursday for the FDA's decision to institute age 15 as the new limit for over-the-counter sales of Plan B. ...

Obama Budget Is A 'Betrayal Of Women': NOW President Terry O'Neill

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 04.09.2013 | Home

The National Organization for Women, which has supported the vast majority of President Barack Obama's policies, lashed out at the president Tuesday o...

Move Over Shroud Of Turin, Here Comes The Adlington Shroud

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home

Jesus left his mark on Terry O'Neill in more ways than one -- and on more places too. O’Neill, a 43-year-old father of two, recently spent roughl...

John Celock

NOW President Calls Wisconsin Single Parent Bill 'Astonishing New Front' | John Celock | Posted 03.14.2012 | Home

The president of the National Organization for Women described a Wisconsin bill, based on the idea that single parenting could lead to child abuse, as...

Obama Administration Failing Women on Birth Control

Terry O'Neill | Posted 02.22.2012 | Home
Terry O'Neill

The thought of a tween girl having unprotected sex and then purchasing a medication to prevent pregnancy makes many people uncomfortable. No matter how well-meaning their concern might be, it is absolutely beside the point.

What's Good for Women Is Good for the Nation: Jobs, Livable Wages and Equal Pay

Terry O'Neill | Posted 11.04.2011 | Home
Terry O'Neill

Workers who make less than a livable wage can't set aside savings for a rainy day, let alone a rainy year and counting. This problem is compounded for women by the fact that they work their whole lives at unequal pay.

Amanda Terkel

New 'Super Congress' Will Have Just One Woman Member | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.11.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Women comprise more than half of the population of the United States. Yet Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) will be the only woman sitting on ...

PHOTOS: Mick Jagger Pouts His Way To The National Portrait Gallery

Posted 09.04.2011 | Home

Colin Jones' 1967 portrait of Sir Mick Jagger, with a confrontational gaze and a military coat à la Sgt. Pepper's, says it all. Jagger and the Rollin...

Amanda Terkel

Where Are Women In The Budget Negotiations? | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Who's missing from the list of lawmakers and administration officials involved in budget negotiations? Women. Vice President Joe Bide...

John Nichols, Terry O'Neill On 'Bill Moyers': Health Care Overhaul Needs More Reforms (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Bill Moyers tackles health care reform Friday evening on "Bill Moyers Journal" in an interview with journalist John Nichols of The Nation and women's ...

What Now? Terry O'Neill for NOW President

Patricia Ireland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Patricia Ireland

Only one of the leaders vying to become the new NOW president is running on the promise of restoring NOW's prominence and rebuilding NOW's activism.