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 First Debate Didn’t Mention Abortion Even Though The Theme Was “Prosperity, Direction & Security”
The We Won’t Wait Summit crafted an intersectional women’s agenda centering race, class and labor issues.
UltraViolet began a campaign to highlight a lack of discussion surrounding women’s issues and women moderators at presidential debates.
Claiming that any campaign dynamics are solely, or simply, about gender is just as short-sighted as saying that campaigns are gender neutral.
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
As we celebrate this imminent victory, we must continue to push for policies that dismantle obstacles to justice for all survivors.
“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.”
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.
The real “rigging” in the 2016 election lies in our well-learned biases about women and leadership.
For 227 years, looking presidential has meant being a man. Perhaps that’s what stumping Trump.