NYC Speaker Quinn: Working Women Need Paid Sick Days

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Christine Quinn is the first female and openly gay New York City Council Speaker. By speaking out and standing up for the rights of women and queer folks throughout the city, she has received a lot of support from the feminist community as Speaker and as potential NYC mayor.  But on a new issue facing […]

Women Money Power Summit Concludes: We Must Mentor and Be Mentored

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The third day of the Feminist Majority Foundation’s Women Money Power Summit  in Washington, D.C., began with Ellie Smeal bearing the good news: The U.S. government would not shut down, and Title X funding was safe for now. She shouted at the general assembly, I think we should be very proud of the fact that the women’s community […]

Feminists “Step Up!” at Women Money Power Summit

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The message from Day One of the second annual Feminist Majority’s Women Money Power Summit was loud and clear: Do not let Congress turn back the clock on women’s reproductive health. At a time when women and low-income families are being disproportionately targeted by potential budget cuts, women must spread the word that these changes […]