Only one month after a record number of women were sworn in to serve in the 116th Congress, feminist lawmakers in the House re-introduced the Paycheck Fairness Act.
Meet the 36 feminists being sworn in on Capitol Hill today to serve in the House.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took the internet by storm last week with an Instagram photo captioned with just one word: “Squad.” That post summed up the future we’ve been fighting for: a government made up of diverse women, who reflect the communities they represent. Women who have run as they are, and women who won as they are.
After the midterm election was won by women of color, with so many historic “firsts” being made in the process, our president was not in a good mood, especially when it came to journalists who happened also to be women of color trying to do their jobs.