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OKG Newsletter


Topic: women

Contraception empowers women


Commentary

Ryan Kiesel
Almost a century has passed since Margaret Sanger was arrested in Brooklyn. Her crime? Establishing a clinic dedicated to offering free contraceptives to women.
 
Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Federal grant helps fund disease research


News

Tim Farley
A $20 million federal grant will help state medical professionals combine clinical data with ongoing scientific research in hopes of discovering new treatments for a multitude of diseases.
 
Thursday, September 26, 2013

United States of shame report


CFN

Gazette staff
We’re No. 1! Oklahoma ranks highest in the United States for female incarceration rates, according to a study released this week from policymic.com.
 
Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Ok, this one isn’t funny


CFN

Gazette staff
Again, our state ranks near last in a report. Surprised? No. Angry? Only at ourselves. The Center for American Progress rated states based on 36 different factors that included economics, leadership and health in its report The State of Women in America. Oklahoma was No. 48th and received a grade of “F,” above Louisiana and Utah.
 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Never again

October is domestic violence awareness month, and several organizations are helping educate against and prevent it.


News

Dawn Watson
After seven years of mental and physical abuse, Ann wasn’t the same person anymore. “It tore me down. It made me think that I wasn’t worthy. I could do nothing right in his eyes,” she said.
 
Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Before bars

The ReMerge Oklahoma program works with women to keep them out of prison, often breaking cycles of abuse and addiction.


News

M.A. Smith
ReMerge Oklahoma, an alternative sentencing program for pregnant offenders and moms, is working to help reunite mothers with their children while decreasing the female offender rates in Oklahoma.
 
Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Fabric of society

Founded in OKC, the new website Woven allows gay and transgender communities access to legal and financial information.


News

Giancarlo Gonzalez
Woven is a start-up company that aims to fulfill a unique function in our democracy.
 
Wednesday, November 13, 2013

LETTERS


Letters to the Editor

Doug Rixmann
My son came home with a project from school about whether we should have a “cradle-to-grave” system or not. He was the only one choosing to argue against it — the only one.
 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Bitchin’

Offended by the name of John Wayne’s Bitches? Take ’er easy there, pilgrim. It’s just punk rock.


Music

Joshua Boydston

John Wayne's Bitches with Red Cities, Your Mom, Skating Polly and Kick Nancy Down
8 p.m. Saturday
Opolis
113 N. Crawford Ave., Norman
opolis.org
820-0951
$7

 
Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Gimme a break

Breakfast items vary from country to country but have one thing in common: they are delicious.


Food and Drink Features

Angela Botzer
You know you need breakfast before you go on an all-day holiday shopping trip, but all you currently have in your kitchen is ketchup, a can of tuna and some okra because there’s no time to shop for groceries. Bored to tears of the traditional American breakfast of eggs, bacon and toast? Take a trip around the world, treat yourself before noon and get your holiday shopping on.
 
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
 
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