In the sweltering heat of a midday desert sun, a delegation of ERA supporters gathered in front of Sen. Kyrsten Sinema’s local office to deliver thousands of letters, postcards and petitions from Arizona and across the country imploring the senator to align with her fellow progressives and help end or reform the filibuster—a necessary step so the Senate can move forward on a vote to remove the time limit on passing the ERA.
City officials and local movement leaders in Los Angeles came together Saturday for the dedication of what is now Dolores Huerta Square.
At the Feminist Majority Foundation’s 13th annual Global Women’s Rights Awards, activists from around the world celebrated the momentum of the movement for gender equality—and envisioned the way forward.
As a life-long activist who has shaped movements for labor rights, immigration rights and women’s rights, Dolores Huerta comes to this current moment in feminist history with a unique vantage point.
Anti-abortion extremists are invading clinics, a county in North Carolina unanimously endorsed CEDAW, the fourth PowerPuff Girl is a woman of color, Lena Waithe better not be last, it turns out everyone wants to read “What Happened,” new studies on pay equity and more feminist links from the week!
A new, award-winning documentary finally tells the story of Dolores Huerta’s life-long fight for justice and equality.
Thoughts from feminist leaders, public figures and activists on the election and where we go from here.
Legendary feminist and workers’ rights activist Dolores Huerta, who cofounded the United Farm Workers union with Cesar Chavez in the 1960s, recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to sound the alarm on a common herbicide used on millions of acres of cropland in the U.S. that could be endangering the health and lives of the very […]
This election, Colorado voters will decide whether or not to add a proposed personhood amendment to their state constitution. If the amendment passes, women will face the prospect of the toughest restrictions on their reproductive rights anywhere in the country (North Dakota voters are faced with a similar proposed amendment on their ballots). Although personhood […]
We were already tipped off that retiring University of Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt would be a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country’s highest civilian award. And today we learned that four other fabulous women will also be so honored: former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, author Toni Morrison, Girl Scouts founder […]