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2/26/1997 - Eleanor Smeal, President of the Feminist Majority Urges Fast-Track Confirmation for ALEXIS HERMAN
WASHINGTON, D.C....

2/26/1997 - Feminist Majority Opposes Gutting Domestic Violence Offender Gun Ban
WASHINGTON, D.C....

2/26/1997 - Groups Urge Confirmation Hearing for Herman
Feminist Majority President Eleanor Smeal, together with other national women's leaders launched a campaign for the confirmation of Alexis Herman, nominee for U.S....

2/11/1997 - Sexual Harassment in Army nNot Only Result of "A Few Bad Apples"
When allegations of sexual harassment in the Army first broke in relation to events at Maryland's Aberdeen Proving Ground, Army officials dismissed the complaints as a result of a "few bad apples"....

2/5/1997 - Virginia House Passes Amended Parental Notice Bill on Abortion
A bill moving through the Virginia House and Senate and which has support from Virginia Governor George Allen (R) would force women younger than 18 to notify a parent before having an abortion....

1/24/1997 - Air Force Colonel Faces Court-Martial for Sexual Harassment
Col....

1/17/1997 - Women Alumnae Wielding More Financial Power
Women alumnae are increasingly giving high donations to their schools, and reaping the benefits....

12/23/1996 - South Carolina Naval Brig Under Investigation for Sexual and Racial Harassment
The Navy and Air Force are investigating charges of sex and race harassment at the Charleston Naval Weapons Station....

12/23/1996 - South Carolina Naval Brig Under Investigation for Sexual and Racial Harassment
The Navy and Air Force are investigating charges of sex and race harassment at the Charleston Naval Weapons Station....

12/18/1996 - Congressman in Charge of Army Sexual Harassment Investigation Graduated from Citadel
The Congressman in charge of the investigation of the Army's sexual harassment scandal, Representive Steve Buyer (R-IN), graduated from the then all-male military college The Citadel, has served in the United States Army and continues to serve in the Army reserves....

9/1/1996 - Music Industry Women Raise Money for Feminist Majority Foundation's Clinic Defense Work
Over one hundred prominent women in the music and entertainment industries raised almost $19,000 for the Feminist Majority Foundation's National Clinic Defense Project at the annual Women's Health Luncheon 1996 held at Sony Music Studios....

8/26/1996 - Special Report from Democratic National Convention
Association For Women Journalists Releases Survey: "Washington Reporters' Experiences And Perceptions: Does Gender Matter?" By FMF Special Correspondent Francine Haber, Colorado Woman News On August 26, the opening of the Democratic National Convention, the Chicago chapter of the Association for Women Journalists released the results of its survey on differences between male and female reporters in Washington DC....

5/21/1996 - Supreme Court Strikes Down Colorado Anti-Gay Amendment
In what is considered one of the biggest victories for supporters of lesbian and gay rights, the Supreme Court Monday (5-20) struck down a Colorado constitutional amendment banning laws that protect gays and lesbians from discrimination....

5/3/1996 - France to Allow Women to Fly in Combat
Next month, women will be able to compete for 3 of Frances 63 air force academy places....

4/10/1996 - Government Accuses Mitsubishi of "Outrageous" Sexual Harassment
On Tuesday (4-9), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) a filed a sexual harassment suit against Mitsubishi Motor Manufacturing on behalf of hundreds of female workers at the Normal, Illinois factory which employs 4,000 workers....

3/27/1996 - Clinton Nominates First Woman Lieutenant General
On Tuesday (3-26), President Clinton nominated Marine Corps Maj....

3/7/1996 - U.S. Servicemen Sentenced in Okinawa Rape Case
Three U.S....

2/22/1996 - Clinton Announces Domestic Violence Hotline
On Wednesday, President Clinton inaugurated a national domestic violence hotline at a White House ceremony....

9/26/1995 - Powell Speaks Up For Affirmative Action, Military Still Has A Long Way To Go
Prior to a book signing in San Francisco, retired Gen....

9/16/1995 - FINAL FIELD NOTES FROM BEIJING: Closing Events of Fourth World Conference on Women
Work on the Platform for the Fourth World Conference on Women continued all night on Thursday, as exhausted delegates struggled with the final thorny issues....