How the Girl Scouts Helped Make Feminist History Happen in the Midterms

At least 110 women will serve in the U.S. House and Senate next year, accounting for 20 percent of all seats in Congress. And at least 60 percent of them are former Girl Scouts.

Congress is (Finally) Launching an Investigation into Maternal Mortality in the U.S.

Undoubtedly, the House Means and Ways Committee’s investigation will confirm the realities advocates have been ringing the alarm about for years. Will they defy their own records to finally do something about it?

We Heart: The #VoteYourMainStreet Campaign to Preserve Feminist History in Seneca Falls

The first American women’s rights convention, which produced the historic Declaration of Sentiments and led to a series of women’s rights conventions, took place at the Seneca Knitting Mill. 170 years later, the National Women’s Hall of Fame wants to set up shop there in order to best honor the achievements of the activists who bravely sparked the modern women’s rights movement—but they need your help.

The Midterms and the Battle for the Ballot

One of the most important elections in a generation is less than a month away—and lawmakers in North Dakota, Georgia and Florida are now mounting desperate, last-minute attempts to silence the voices of their constituents.

“A Complete Sham”: The FBI’s Report on Brett Kavanaugh Sparks Feminist Outcry and Action

“The most notable part of this report,”remarked Senator Dianne Feinstein, “is what’s not in it.” 

WATCH: The ACLU is Urging Senators to Reject Brett Kavanaugh’s Nomination to the Supreme Court

The ACLU, as a practice, does not support or oppose political or judicial candidates. This marks only the fourth departure from that policy in the organization’s history—and it comes amid mounting sexual assault allegations against Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.

#CancelKavanaugh: Survivors in Los Angeles Spoke Out in Support of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford

A large crowd gathered in front of Los Angeles City Hall Friday as part of a nationwide day of action that followed in the wake of a Senate Judiciary Committee vote to advance the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, who is facing mounting allegations of sexual assault and sexual misconduct, to the Supreme Court. When the […]

Feminists Have Questions About the FBI’s Investigation of Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh—and They’re Demanding Answers

President Trump has finally ordered the FBI to begin an investigation into the mounting sexual assault allegations facing his Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh—and feminists lawmakers and advocates are now fighting to ensure that he isn’t limiting its scope.

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