Voters Can Challenge the Trump Administration’s Cruel and Misogynist Immigration Policies in November

This is a defining moment for our country. Will we resist the current cruelty or will we take our place in the line of countries that, over the centuries, have dehumanized, isolated and destroyed whole groups of people who sought only to survive?

The Bad Optics of Bad Representation at the Kavanaugh Hearings

When the all-male cohort of Republican Senators on the Judiciary Committee brought in a female prosecutor to question Dr. Christine Blasey Ford last week, they demonstrated their inability to speak to women.

Ele Não: Women Stand United Against the “Brazilian Trump”

Much like the millions who have taken to the streets to protest the Trump administration, women are sounding the alarm on the danger Jair Bolsonaro poses to Brazil’s young and complicated democracy—and forming the front line in the fight to oppose his candidacy. 

The Female Face of Men’s Misogyny

In 1991, a group called “Women for Judge Thomas” led the fight to discredit and silence Anita Hill. The organization, which went on to become the Independent Women’s Forum, is now one of the right-wing groups supporting Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court—with support from rich, white men like the Koch brothers.

The Gender Gap and a High-Stakes Election

Voters this November will go to the polls to select governors and state legislators, and determine the makeup of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. The stakes for women in the midterm elections could not be higher. The outcome will determine whether the Trump administration can push forward with its agenda—or be held in […]

Anita Hill: “In 2018, Our Senators Must Get it Right”

In a New York Times op-ed out today, Anita Hill lays out ground rules for the Senate Judiciary Committee as they prepare to hear testimony from Christine Blasey Ford, who accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault.

Decades of Growth in State Department Diversity Has Been Reversed Under Trump

Uzra Zeya—a 27-year public servant and the former charge d’affaires and deputy chief of mission at the U.S. Embassy in Paris and acting assistant secretary for the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor—has declared that “Trump is making American diplomacy white again.”

Feminist Lawmakers and Advocates are Fighting for Christine Blasey Ford

Congressional lawmakers are demanding that Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Brett Kavanaugh of attempted rape, be allowed to speak before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

How Can Love Trump Hate? Ask bell hooks.

bell hooks’ “All About Love” speaks to the erosion of the promise of American ideals—already apparent nearly two decades ago—and how a politics of love might reverse it.

The Ms. Q&A: Brooke Baldwin is Telling the Stories of American Women Running for Office

Ahead of the premiere of the second installment of her “American Woman” series, CNN’s Brooke Baldwin talked to Ms. about the importance of equal representation, telling women’s stories and following the advice of Gloria Steinem.

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