There is a 37 percent difference between the median earnings of male and female White House staffers—a gap larger even than the despairing national average.
Although a delayed vote on the Senate healthcare bill is a small victory for its opponents, activists haven’t let up on their fight for quality, affordable healthcare for all.
In North Carolina, a law in place since 1979 defines rape as consensual sex. Unfortunately, only nine states say otherwise.
Missouri lawmakers are currently debating legislation that permits discrimination against women based on their reproductive health decisions, impose unnecessary regulations on abortion providers and strengthen bans on abortion.
17-year-old Nabra Hassanen was chased, beaten and murdered outside of her mosque. Police don’t consider her death a hate crime—but activists are fighting Islamophobia in its wake.
The women chosen for this year’s astronaut class—Zena Cardman, Jasmin Moghbeli, Jessica Watkins, Loral O’Hara and Kayla Barron—are the new idols of this generation.
There have been 154 mass shootings in the U.S. this year alone. But when it comes to the gun violence epidemic in the U.S., mass shootings are only the tip of the iceberg—especially for women.