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As Political Landscape Intensifies, So Does the Women’s Fund

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega As Political Landscape Intensifies, So Does the Women’s Fund

It’s no secret that the nation is severely politically polarized. Wearing a particular red hat can get the word “racist,” “misogynist,” and any other -ist word thrown at you. You can witness a fight over any post, tweet or comment, watch hundreds go up in arms over the style of shoe First Lady Melania Trump […]

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Opinion: Endless Abortion Bans Constitute Class Warfare

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Opinion: Endless Abortion Bans Constitute Class Warfare

The Heartbeat Bill is back. It’s a total failure of a bill, introduced and knocked down three times in the last five years, but Ohio anti-choicers are nothing if not persistent in their misguided approach to changing abortion stats. The language is the same as it’s been. Once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, abortion […]

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Equal Pay Day Opinion: Wage Gap Persists in Columbus

Danielle Harlow Danielle Harlow Equal Pay Day Opinion: Wage Gap Persists in Columbus

In my late twenties, I had a flashy job in New York City, and then I experienced an unexpected pregnancy. I felt my world, which had been as wide as the sky, shrink to the size of a nursery with yellow wallpaper. My employer was jealous of my time – no one else in the […]

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No Action on 20 Week Abortion Ban from Ohio Pro-Choice Groups

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega No Action on 20 Week Abortion Ban from Ohio Pro-Choice Groups

The anti-choice movement in Ohio got a win on Tuesday, when the ban on abortions after 20 weeks officially went into effect. Its only exception is if the mother’s life is at risk, but it doesn’t bend in cases of rape or incest. Gov. John Kasich signed it into law in December. Other than a […]

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Gallery: International Women’s Day 2017

Grace Fleisher Grace Fleisher Gallery: International Women’s Day 2017

International Women’s Day has come and gone. Here are some highlights, in case you missed it.

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How to Participate in International Women’s Day in Columbus

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega How to Participate in International Women’s Day in Columbus

International Women’s Day is here, an annual reminder of women’s continual struggle and a celebration of their successes in spite of it. It’s a tradition carried forward since 1908. But, even if it can be counted on to show up every year on March 8, IWD’s theme is malleable, often conforming to the current events […]

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Why Ohio Women Need to be Engaged in Politics

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Why Ohio Women Need to be Engaged in Politics

The Women’s Fund of Central Ohio, acting as a parental guide to the region’s fired up feminists, convened hundreds in Ohio’s capitol building on Thursday for a day of education. Traveling from near and far, women and a handful of men spent a workday looking at public policy through a gender lens and learning how […]

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