Sunday, April 14, 2024

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How many of your state’s lawmakers are women? If you live...

In the Southeast, representation is lagging as lawmakers pass bills like near-total abortion bans.

‘Disappointing day for women’: Senate GOP filibuster blocks Equal Rights Amendment

"Inequality hurts everyone, and we must not continue to be a nation that harmfully excludes and marginalizes women."

To protect women’s health, pass the equal rights amendment

Late January marked the 49th anniversary of Roe. V. Wade, the Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide. It could very well...

Juneteenth for white folk

Is Juneteenth the national holiday going to fix the disparate outcomes for black people in education, health, income, wealth, home ownership, death by police, imprisonment, unemployment, and other inequities?

Millions of women in Mexico join ‘Day Without Us’ strike to...

"The point is for there to really be a loss, that is, for this day to happen without us. ...It had to be something like this, radical and cutting, so that the loss for everyone would be seen, or rather the absence, the lack of our presence."

French women march for equal rights in solidarity with women around...

Thousands of women peacefully marched in solidarity with women of the world on International Women’s Day.

The Equal Rights Amendment just got the support of the needed...

The ongoing fight to finally make the ERA Article 28 of the Constitution will certainly provide us with many new ones.

If current trends hold, women around the world will have to...

"To build fairer and more inclusive economies we must instill gender parity across education, health, politics, and economic participation."

Fifty years after Stonewall, the real fight for LBGTQ rights is...

Forty-five years after the first Equality Act, our national understanding of gender has changed significantly.

New era for the ERA? 35 years later, will Equal Rights...

A bill by Rep. Jackie Spear would eliminate the 1982 deadline, leaving the ERA just one state away from becoming a part of the U.S. Constitution.

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Tennessee’s bold move: Arming educators as a countermeasure to rising school shootings

The bill under scrutiny mandates that teachers wishing to carry concealed weapons undergo 40 hours of specialized training, alongside mental health evaluations and background checks.

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Biden administration announces new plan to cancel student debt

The new plan is an effort to fulfill a promise that President Biden made as a candidate in 2020.