Looking at Hillary’s Nomination Through a Nordic Lens

While 2016 saw a US milestone with the presumptive nomination of Hillary Clinton, in Iceland, a woman on the ballot is not such a big deal.

NEWSFLASH: Historic Stonewall Inn is Now a National Monument Honoring the Fight for LGBT Rights

The Stonewall Inn, and the rebellion there, became the iconic turning point that ignited the long, arduous battle towards equality for all members of the LGBT community.

For Men, Same-Gender Tickets are a Presidential Norm—But Could Hillary Pick a Woman?

Included amidst the speculation about whom Hillary Clinton will choose as her running mate is an oft-repeated question: can she choose another woman?

House Democrats Are Taking Historic Action for Common-Sense Gun Law Reform

Over 30 legislators are participating in a sit-in on the House floor today to call for action on gun violence—including women like Rep. Elizabeth Warren, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, and former Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi.

Trump Taps into White Male Anxiety, But Will it Work with Millennial Men?

Unlike older men—who have seen the advancement of women and people of color over their lifetimes as a cost to their own power—white male millennials may view efforts to uplift and empower groups they perceive as already equal to them as unfair and radical.

NEWSFLASH: California is Scrapping a Discriminatory Welfare Rule

California took a giant step toward economic and racial justice for women and families on Wednesday.

Is Washington Ready for a Feminist Foreign Policy?

Whether the traditional foreign policy establishment in Washington wants to admit it, gender has been thrust into the center of global security.

Welcome to the United State of Women

A diverse group of celebrated women are delivering a powerful message to the country: “Today, we will change tomorrow.”

Why Are We Still Talking About Hillary Clinton’s Clothes?

Nearly 100 years after women won suffrage, we’re still waiting for those in the realm of politics to be judged not for the fabrics on their skin, but the content of their minds.

Going Negative: Why Women Can’t Act Like Men

Voters feel women should be compassionate and relatable, and that those are the strengths they should use to overcome negativity. Because of those gendered expectations, many people penalize women candidates when they come out swinging.