By Laura Haight The Supreme Court has set women back 50 years in many ways. But there are still options, still fights to take on, and battles to win. South Carolina Currently, the six-week abortion ban, known as the “Heartbeat Bill” is in effect. But the Legislature is close to taking that
Women and men, young and old, joined together on May 14 to stand up for women’s rights. The rally at One City Plaza was part of a nationwide day of marches that brought out hundreds of thousands of protestors wearing their hearts on the signs and making sure their voices were heard.
By Timicia Grant Almost a month ago, the news about the Texas near abortion ban flashed across my screen. As I sat there a moment and let it sink in, the gravity of the situation overtook my senses. I was hit with an urgent panic that many women in South Carolina surely felt: “This is […]
Now that we are out of the house – at least for the moment – you might be looking for some things to do. Lots of activist and advocacy groups in Greenville need your help from donating, to subscribing, to volunteering. This is just a partial list and we will keep adding to it.
We had a dynamic conversation with five Black women representing a variety of personal and professional experiences. Their paths were often different but the undercurrents of their experiences were decidedly similar. It was a powerful and energetic event filled with positivism and shared
By Elise Filpot In March, South Carolina and the rest of the United States marked one year since the wide-scale start of the COVID-19 pandemic. During that year, more than 560,000 people in the U.S. and more than 8,700 South Carolina citizens have died of COVID-19. As a consequence of trying
Readers, please note: This is work in progress and will be changing hopefully daily. Every March, we celebrate Women’s History Month with local, state, and national events. This year, we are expanding our vision with Women’s History activities that can be part of an ongoing
Democrats in the state legislature have introduced resolutions that, if enacted, would put Medicaid Expansion on the ballot in 2022. We asked Dr. Dawn Bingham, a physician, health policy advocate, and former candidate for State Senate for her view. By Dr. Dawn Bingham As a physician, I support
NOTE: This bill was voted out of committee today (Jan. 21) and is moving to the Senate floor. So it is very important that we take action now. Keep reading. So many of us want to make a difference. We have things to say. Issues to stand up for. Wrongs to speak out about. And […]
Dr. Dawn Bingham is an OB-GYN, an advocate for women’s healthcare, a community activist and a candidate for State Senate District 12. We sat down with her to talk about healthcare in South Carolina, particularly with the death knell for the Affordable Care Act looming in the Supreme