UN Chief: The State Of Women’s Rights Is Dire. We Must End ‘Default Male Thinking.’

Feb 27 (Reuters) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called women’s inequality “stupid” and a cause for global shame on Thursday, as he pledged to press governments to end discriminatory laws in the face of a “strong and relentless pushback” against women’s rights. While Guterres did not name and shame, President Donald Trump’s administration has […]


17-Time Paralympic Medalist Tatyana McFadden on Fighting for the Rights of Athletes With Disabilities

Seventeen Paralympic medals. Twenty World Championships medals. Twenty-four World Major Marathon titles. At the age of 30, pro wheelchair racer Tatyana McFadden has quite the hardware collection—and owns some serious real estate in the record books. In 2013, McFadden became the first person ever to win four World Major Marathons in one year, a feat […]

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Disability Rights Activist Dies, Obit Says Insurance Company Denied Her Medication

Carrie Ann Lucas — an attorney and well-known disability rights activist best known for pioneering representation for parents with disabilities — died Sunday at the age of 47 in her hometown of Windsor, Colorado. According to her obituary, which was posted to her Facebook page, Lucas passed away due to complications that occurred “after an […]