Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky is Fighting for a #MeToo Moment

“By far our state capitol is the most misogynistic place I have ever worked,” Pennsylvania state Representative Leanne Krueger-Braneky (D-161) told Ms.

Women in Congress are Taking on Sexual Harassment with the EMPOWER Act

On June 5, Senators Kamala Harris (D-CA) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) introduced the EMPOWER Act to end sexual harassment for all women workers.

Feminists are Fighting the Trump Administration’s Deadly Immigration Policies

The Trump administration’s immigration policies for domestic violence survivors and families have devastating consequences—and feminists are fighting back.

This Week in Women: The Fight Against Sexism in Politics Worldwide Goes On

Women in the U.S. and around the world are shaking up the political system—but institutional sexism still persists.

What the G7 and G20 Summits Could Mean for Feminist Foreign Policy Worldwide

There’s a real opportunity for G7 and G20 countries to drive the feminist agenda forward this year—but first, they must unify.

Women Ambassadors, Mediocre White Men and the Iran Deal

“God, grant me the confidence of a mediocre white dude.” Sarah Hagi’s quote came to mind as I watched a bombastic, overconfident President Trump cause the demise of a truly historic nuclear deal.

Running as Women or Men? How Candidates are Expanding and Enforcing Gender Norms

The diversity of approaches by women and men in this year’s elections all inevitably expand or enforce notions of masculinity and femininity—and what are deemed appropriate credentials for officeholding.

Making Sense of the Alabama “Awakening”

Alabama’s surge in Black women running as candidates for public office is not an “out of the blue” phenomenon, nor is it reactionary politics.

How LGBTQ Politics are Shaping Alabama’s Gubernatorial Race

The chain of events over the past week that led to the septuagenarian governor’s denunciation of claims that she was a closeted lesbian have injected some turmoil into an otherwise sleepy Republican primary in Alabama.

Born for a Time Such as This: What Stacey Abrams’ Win Means for Black Women in Politics Across the Country

Stacey Abrams’ primary win makes clear the possibilities that exist when Black women candidates are afforded support based on their track records, qualifications and policies, instead of their skin color.

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