The 2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) generated unprecedented political will and funding for girls' and women's health and rights. Unfortunately though, the MDGs are quickly coming to an end just when we are beginning to gain momentum.
Without going into UN-speak and trilling off lots of initials for groups that I'm only just becoming familiar with, let me say that events at the 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women this week and next is a welcome energy in our all too male-centered consciousness.
Obama supporters rallied Clinton partisans at the West Hollywood L.A. Pride Parade. Reactions were mixed. He's got a "magical quality," said one Obama supporter, sure that nthe Clintonites would come around.