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WoLF calls on Idaho governor to save women’s sports

The Idaho legislature recently voted 24-11 to adopt House Bill 500, the Fairness in Women’s Sports Act, introduced by Congresswoman Barbara Ehardt. The bill is simple: when publicly-funded athletic teams that are separated into women's teams and men's teams, it mandates that eligibility be determined strictly on the basis of medically-verified sex, and not on the basis of subjective self-diagnosed "gender identity." Opponents argue that sports eligibility should be determined by self-identification, or in some cases based on whether the competitor has taken ...

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Stop FGM now!

Movie poster for, “A Girl From Mogadishu.”
A new movie about female genital mutilation (FGM) is making the festival circuit. “A Girl from Mogadishu” traces the journey of Ifrah Ahmed, an Irish and Somali activist, from her days as a refugee fleeing war-torn Somalia to the present.  Recently the film played at the Mill Valley Film Festival, an annual event for established as well as emerging filmmakers, where it received a positive response from a mostly female audience. Ahmed did not attend, but the filmmaker, Mary McGuckian, took questions from the audience. McGuckian s...

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VICTORY! Women and girls to DC lawmakers: protect survivors, not buyers and pimps

*** Update! *** The Washington Blade has reported that Councilman Charles Allen, chair of the D.C. Council Judiciary Committee, will not continue pushing the bill to decriminalize pimping and sex-buying--for now. WoLF members, residents of D.C. and the surrounding region, and other women's groups across the country are prepared to mobilize again if the bill is reintroduced. “I don’t think necessarily that there is an appetite to move it forward now,” Grosso told the Blade in discussing what may happen next with the bill. “I think right now we still have ...

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Declaration of no confidence in LGB movement leadership

Join us by adding your signature! To: The political, civil society, foundation funding, and media leadership of the former gay liberation movement for same-sex attracted persons, sometimes now called the LGBTQ or the LGBTQIAPK movement, among other acronyms, and including, but not limited to: The Human Rights Campaign; Grantees of the LGBTI Global Development Partnership at USAID; Sida; Arcus Foundation; Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice; Gay & Lesbian Victory Institute; Williams Institute; Swedish Federation for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer ...

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Petition to Apple and Google, regarding Twitter and Facebook

Join us by adding your signature! On the basis that Twitter and Facebook use their moderation policies to encourage and abet the abuse of women, and also use their platforms to protect sexually offensive men, further on the basis that Twitter allows their platform to be used for commercial sexual solicitation and the public sharing of extreme porn on an all-ages website, petitioners request that Apple and Google review the suitability of the Twitter and Facebook apps appearing in the Apple and Android mobile app stores. In support of their request petitioners further ...

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Fourth Annual WoLF Fest, July 5th – 9th, 2019!

The Fourth Annual WoLF Festival is happening July 5th-9th in northern California. WoLF Fest is a radical feminist festival for women. Join us for five days of women-centric workshops, strategy, and revolution in the redwoods. For more information, registration, and vendor and speaker applications, please see WoLFFest.org. Note: WoLF Fest is organized separately from WoLF's day-to-day organizational work. If you have questions about the event, please contact the organizers at the contact information listed in the website above.   

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