Friday, September 17, 2021

Tag: equal rights

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.

Federal judge orders military to accept transgender troops at the start...

“This is a complete victory for our plaintiffs and all transgender service members, who are now once again able to serve on equal terms and without the threat of being discharged.”

Why do some men rape?

You need a lot of empathy and the capacity to nistel to address violence in this context meaningfully and effectively.

Bernie Sanders Vows to Overturn Mississippi and North Carolina’s Anti-LGBT Laws

Bernie Sanders vows to overturn Mississippi and North Carolina’s recent anti-LGBT laws if he is elected president.

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6 gentle and respectful ways to help decrease vaccine hesitancy in a friend

It may take a few talks to encourage them, but every conversation is a step in the right direction toward vaccination and the world returning to normal.
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The $3.5 trillion bill corporate America is terrified of

It’s time to get this landmark bill passed and build a fairer America.

New bill to prevent Wall Street from continuing to finance fossil fuel industry

“For too long, our federal government has looked the other way while our nation’s largest banks bankroll the dirtiest fossil fuel projects.”
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As wealthy nations debate giving booster vaccine shots, calls grow for global vaccine equity

“This is an emergency that affects all of us because variants are coming from areas where there are large numbers of unvaccinated people.”

Whatever happened to the Republican Party that stood for limited government?

Today’s Republican Party, while still claiming to stand for limited government, is practicing just the opposite: government intrusion everywhere.