Relive some of our history-making moments below, and tell us what Launches The preview issue is sent to subscribers, including such classic articles as “The Housewife’s Moment of Truth,” “Welfare Is a Women’s Issue” and “We Have Had Abortions,” a “coming out” petition signed by 53 prominent American women who had abortions when they were illegal (or were in solidarity).In July, the first issue to hit newsstands sells out.1977: “Sexual Harassment on the Job and How to Stop It” Groundbreaking cover story precedes by nine years the Supreme Court’s sexual harassment decision and by nearly 15 years Anita Hill’s famous testimony. 1989: “It’s Not Nice to Mess With Mother Nature” is reborn as an ad-free bimonthly, with Robin Morgan as editor. 1997: Inside gives women the 411 on the drug RU-486 (known as mifepristone in the U. 2008: “Good Ole Boys” exposes Ward Connerly—whose anti-affirmative-action crusade seriously impacted women and minorities—for his close ties to business interests and the huge salaries he drew from his nonprofits. 2009: “This Is What a Feminist Looks Like” Capturing the nation’s high expectations, depicts President Obama as a potential superhero opening his jacket to reveal a feminist T-shirt.1978: “If Men Could Menstruate” Gloria Steinem imagines how different the world would be if it weren’t women who had monthly periods—like, sanitary supplies would be federally funded and free. 1991: Anita Hill Testifies Sexual harassment takes center stage in Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas’ hearings. S.), which the FDA finally approved in 2000 for medical abortions, following a 12-year campaign led by the Feminist Majority Foundation. Not long after, Congress ends the exemption, putting the territory under U. Shortly after his inauguration, Obama ends the Global Gag Rule, and the first bill he signs into law is the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act.Shirley Chisholm, who made a historic run for Democratic presidential nomination with Texas state legislator Sissy Farenthold as her VP, on our cover.1974: “Baseball Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend” Little League announces it will admit girls after two- year “Give Girls a Chance” campaign by NOW (with support from raises the critical issue of body image. Geraldine Ferraro, the first woman vice presidential candidate of a major U. party, graces the Finally Uses “Ms.” In a note to Gloria Steinem from editor A. Rosenthal, the paper of record finally recognizes that women need not be identified by marital status. refuse to recognize the Taliban until women’s human rights are restored.
Men cursed, women swooned, and each and every unattached member of society packed up for the nearest City of Love. Well, a lie is pretty bad when Life and Love are on the line. A foster parent may adopt an adult who was placed in his care when the adult was a juvenile if the foster parent has maintained a continuous familial relationship with that person for five or more years. The agreement of adoption shall be in writing, shall be executed by the person adopting the person to be adopted and shall state that the parties agree to assume toward each other the legal relation of parent and child and to have all of the rights and to be subject to all of the duties and responsibilities of that relation. A married person who is not legally separated from his or her spouse cannot adopt an adult person without the consent of the spouse of the adopting person if the spouse is capable of giving the consent. Any adult person may adopt another adult person who is a stepchild, niece, nephew, cousin or grandchild of the adopting person, by an agreement of adoption approved by a decree of adoption of the court in the county in which either the person adopting or the person adopted resides. Neither the consent of the natural parent or parents of the person to be adopted, of the division nor of any other person is required. The adopting person and the person to be adopted may file in the court in the county in which either resides a petition for a decree of adoption. A married person who is not legally separated from his or her spouse cannot be adopted without the consent of the spouse of the person to be adopted if the spouse is capable of giving that consent.has been reporting, rebelling and truth-telling for 42 years—and we have no plans to stop.