The First Debate Didn’t Mention Abortion Even Though The Theme Was “Prosperity, Direction & Security”

The first presidential debate Monday night mentioned many controversial things: stop-and-frisk policy, Donald Trump’s history of bankruptcy, and even Hillary Clinton’s appearance. But one topic the debate didn’t address was abortion.

The We Won’t Wait Summit’s Intersectional Women’s Agenda

The We Won’t Wait Summit crafted an intersectional women’s agenda centering race, class and labor issues.

Activists Want Women at the Center of the 2016 Presidential Debates

UltraViolet began a campaign to highlight a lack of discussion surrounding women’s issues and women moderators at presidential debates.

Going Beyond the “Sexism or Not?” Dichotomy in the 2016 Election

Claiming that any campaign dynamics are solely, or simply, about gender is just as short-sighted as saying that campaigns are gender neutral.

Feminists are Demanding Action on Zika That Addresses the Intersections of Gender and Class

Prominent feminist activists and leaders from a variety of disciplines have signed an open letter to Congressmembers and political candidates stressing the immediate need to pass legislation to respond to the Zika virus

The Fight Goes On: What’s Missing from the Sexual Assault Survivors’ Bill of Rights

As we celebrate this imminent victory, we must continue to push for policies that dismantle obstacles to justice for all survivors.

Q&A: Erin Schrode, Youngest Person to Ever Run for Congress, Wants to Make an Impact

“You don’t have to wait 20 years. You don’t need a ton of money in the bank. Your family doesn’t have to be in politics. You don’t need that name. You don’t need special connections. You can run. You can make a difference.”

Comprehensive Funding to Combat Zika Shouldn’t Come at the Cost of Women’s Health

It’s unfortunate—but sadly unsurprising—that in the midst of global health emergency, lawmakers are too busy playing political games over women’s healthcare to coordinate the necessary response.

Why Are We So Hard on Hillary?

The real “rigging” in the 2016 election lies in our well-learned biases about women and leadership.

If Hillary Doesn’t “Look Presidential,” Blame History

For 227 years, looking presidential has meant being a man. Perhaps that’s what stumping Trump.