No Country for (Old) White Men

Our very democracy—and indeed, our planet—is in peril. Why would we entrust the old white men who made the problem to clean it up?

We Still Have a Lot of Scaling Up to Do

In the 116th Congress, women will hold at least 23.4 percent of all seats, up from 20 percent in 2018. That isn’t enough.

Views from the Frontlines of a Historic Candidacy and a Feminist Uprising

After the 2016 election, I wanted to put down my camera and cry forever—but if Hillary was not going to give up, how could I? Our second chapter was just beginning, and I wanted to be there to document it. 

What Women’s Election Day Victories Mean for the Affordable Care Act

The historic wins for women on Election Day were also victories for the Affordable Care Act and the people who rely on its benefits—and that’s no coincidence.

Women Voters and Candidates Made History in Michigan’s Midterms

The midterms gave Democrats a lot to celebrate, but Michigan’s blue wave was in a class of its own. For the first time in 27 years, Democrats gained control of all three of the state’s top office—and for the first time ever, it was with an all-women ticket.

#SquadGoals We All Should Have 

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took the internet by storm last week with an Instagram photo captioned with just one word: “Squad.” That post summed up the future we’ve been fighting for: a government made up of diverse women, who reflect the communities they represent. Women who have run as they are, and women who won as they are.

Women of Color in Washington are Getting to Work—and Facing Down Their Detractors

After the midterm election was won by women of color, with so many historic “firsts” being made in the process, our president was not in a good mood, especially when it came to journalists who happened also to be women of color trying to do their jobs.

Uncovering Trump’s Techniques in Deception

I’m a magician, and I know exactly what tricks Donald Trump has up his sleeve. Here are seven of them.

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.

Gender Watch Hot Takes: 25 Feminist Experts React to the 2018 Election Results

We asked experts on gender, race and politics to weigh in on the 2018 election results, sharing their reactions to what happened and insights and analyses from research, practice and personal sentiments.

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