Democrats Continue to Rally Behind Fluke

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Today the nationwide progressive community, Democracy for America, joined several prominent Los Angeles Democratic Clubs and announced their endorsement of Sandra Fluke for the California State Senate.

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AFSCME Endorses Sandra Fluke

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Today Sandra Fluke was endorsed by five of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees California chapters. AFSCME California PEOPLE, AFSCME District Council 36, AFSCME Union of American Physicians and Dentists Local 206, AFSCME Employees of the Metropolitan Water District Local 1902 and AFSCME United Domestic Workers Local 3930 all announced their support for Fluke’s candidacy.

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The Examiner: Sandra Fluke says "NO always means NO"

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In response to Rush Limbaugh's latest gaffe, Sandra Fluke posted on her website a comment, and a request to sign a petition to send a strong message to Rush Limbaugh. Sandra said, "Rush Limbaugh is at it again – this time on campus sexual assault. During his show yesterday, he made the absolutely disgusting comment: How many of you guys in your own experience with women have learned no means yes if you know how to spot it? Help us tell Rush Limbaugh that No. Always. Means. NO."

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UFCW Local 770 Endorses Sandra Fluke For State Senate

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"We are proud to endorse Sandra because of her experience fighting for worker protections and good jobs for all Californians," said Rick Icaza, President, UFCW Local 770. "She has spent her career fighting for those who too often are silenced, and has improved the lives of working families through her advocacy on important issues like raising the minimum wage. We look forward to partnering with her on these efforts."

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The Red Zone and Other Facts About Campus Rape

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It’s the time of year called the Red Zone: the weeks between new student orientation and Thanksgiving break when college students are at the greatest risk of sexual assault. According to statistics, one in five women will be sexually assaulted while she’s at school — usually by someone she knows — and a disproportionate number of those attacks are happening right now.

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