Recent studies from both the CDC and Child Development reported that teens today are having much less sex than ever before. Teens are remaining abstinent for much longer than they used to, and those who are not remaining abstinent are using more protection when they do choose to have sex. A common assumption is that high school and one’s teenage years are often a time of sexual experimentation and exploration, but it seems as though this is becoming less and less true every year.
Natural disasters can have a disproportionate impact on women and families - especially during evacuations. Displacement removes you from everything familiar, but one thing that doesn't change are the basic necessities.
That is why Lift Louisiana is collecting donations of diapers, formula, and feminine hygiene products for our sisters and mothers in TX.
Donations can be left at
Propeller, 4035 Washington Ave, New Orleans LA
M - F from 9 am - 5 pm
U.S. Senators Cory Booker (NJ), Elizabeth Warren (MA), Richard Durbin (IL), and Kamala Harris (CA) have introduced a landmark bill to reform the way women are treated behind bars.
Louisiana Lawmakers Finally Acknowledge Women Deserve Equal Rights
New Orleans, LA (May 31, 2017) – A Louisiana Senate committee voted today to move favorably on SCR 45, a resolution to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment. The resolution was introduced by Yvonne Colomb and is co-sponsored by Senators Troy Carter and Karen Carter Peterson.
This week, the president unveiled his proposed budget and the news is not good for low-income Americans or Louisiana. This budget reflects this administrations lack of empathy for the millions of Americans who are struggling in poverty, which includes many families in Louisiana. We have provided a brief summary of some of the most devastating impacts of this budget below.
Guts funding for Medicaid and repeals the Affordable Care Act
Did you know that in Louisiana, the law prohibits "testing, quizzing, or surveying students about their personal or family beliefs or practices in sex, morality, or religion"?
The legislative session is picking up speed. Here is what has happened with several of the bills we are tracking.
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