Melissa Gira Grans @ Truthout - Betty Dodson still lives in the same spacious, light-drenched apartment off Park Avenue where she hosted circles of women in the 1970s. Her Bodysex workshops - from which Eve Ensler cribbed a section of her Vagina Monologues - brought a DIY spirit to sex. In the years that crossed the sexual revolution and the feminist sex wars, Betty's apartment was an oasis. Read more.
A united House Democratic caucus on Friday to pass what rights groups hailed as "historic" legislation to restore and expand voter protections that were gutted by the Supreme Court in 2013. Read more.