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6/20/1997 - Southern Baptists Attack Same-Sex Partner Insurance Benefits; Clinton Rejects Boycott
After voting to boycott Walt Disney Co....

3/11/1997 - Preventative Anti-HIV Gel in Testing Phase
Procept, Inc., a pharmaceutical company in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has announced the development of a antiviral drug that has the potential to provide women with a more effective means of protection against HIV and other STDs than current available methods....

1/16/1997 - Attorney for Paula Jones Made Sex Jokes on Videotape
Gilbert K....

1/6/1997 - Rwandan Women Wait to See if Attackers are Prosecuted
A study released in the fall of 1996 has found that during the 1994 genocide which left more than 500,000 Tutsi and moderate Hutu in Rwanda dead, attackers also raped hundreds of thousands of women....

5/20/1996 - New Gel May Prevent HIV Infection in Women
A study financed by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has found that a virus-stopping gel applied to the vaginas of monkeys appears to stop transmission of SIV, the monkey version of the AIDS virus....

5/6/1996 - House Committee Makes Conservative Votes
On Wednesday (5-1), the House National Security Committee voted to support a ban on abortions at overseas military hospitals....

4/19/1996 - AIDS Rates Increased For Women in 1995
In 1995, the number of women diagnosed with AIDS increased to its highest percentage yet: 19 percent of all adult and adolescent cases....

3/5/1996 - Sex Ed Program Not Considered "Indecent" by Supreme Court
In an appeal Monday, the Supreme Court said that a 90-minute sex education and AIDS education program held at a school assembly did not violate religious freedom or parents right to raise their children as they saw fit....