Research already showed how the pandemic exacerbated sexual harassment experienced by service workers. New research shows tipped workers who earn below the minimum wage are even more likely to experience harassment.
Author: Kylie Cheung
Essential Workers Demand Prioritization in Vaccine Rollout
Essential workers at higher risk of COVID-19 infection and death are demanding official recognition as a prioritized group in the rollout of the vaccine.
Feminists Call for Swift Confirmations for Biden’s Women DOJ Nominees
Many of the women President Biden has nominated into various federal positions in his record-breaking administration have yet to be confirmed—including the three women Biden has picked to lead core elements of the Department of Justice: Kristen Clarke, Vanita Gupta and Lisa Monaco.
Fulton County DA Fani Willis Is Holding Trump Accountable
As the historic second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump continues to unfold, District Attorney Fani Willis of Fulton County, Ga., is working to hold the former president accountable in her own jurisdiction.
“I’ve had to double my security. We’ve gotten a lot of comments. And they’re always racist. I don’t think it’s an insult to remind me I’m a Black woman. It’s a waste of their time.”
Senate Democrats Move to Raise the Minimum Wage in Crucial Step Toward Economic Justice
After flipping the Senate following key wins in Georgia, Democrats are wasting no time moving forward on key promises made on the campaign trail—including raising the federal minimum wage
Young Women of Color Have Always Stood at the Forefront of Radical Change
“A Woman’s Place” (July 21, 2020).is a reflection on the novel, ceaseless challenges faced by this generation of young women and people of color, in the context of historical, women of color-led feminist activism.
How the Trump Administration Gaslights Women
Last month, when then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh faced several credible allegations of sexual assault, Republican Party leadership almost immediately procured a letter signed by 64 women attesting to the […]
War on Women Report No. 24
Dangerous judicial and cabinet appointments were made this week for Trump nominees—and all the while, the Trump administration continued to attack immigrants, refugees and women’s rights.
War on Women Report No. 23
This week, reports broke detailing the Trump administration’s back-room attempts to make the U.S. a “pro-life nation” and the tie between Trump’s rhetoric and increasing acts of extremist violence. The Trump administration also continued to propogate dangerous stereotypes about immigrants and pushed legislation hurting women and families.
War on Women Report No. 22
As recordings of the president bragging about sexually assault women resurfaced in the news this week, Madeleine Albright called out his sexism. In the midst of it all, a dangerously anti-abortion and anti-contraception Trump nominee for the federal bench had her confirmation hearing.