This month, we celebrate women’s history. My hope is that lawmakers will make it possible to also celebrate that women’s equality under the law—guaranteed by the document that is the touchstone of our democracy.
The National Coalition for Men, a male supremacist group, recently convinced U.S. District Judge Gray Miller in Texas that that the male-only draft was unconstitutional. In his ruling, Miller found that the place of women in the Armed Forces is settled, since women are now allowed in combat and make up to 20 percent of […]
Each and every one of us has the power to change the world. And I know how we are going to do it: We are going to finally win the nearly 100-year fight to put women’s equality in the U.S. Constitution.
The audience was awash in a sea of “suffragette white” during President Trump’s State of the Union Address last week—with a sprinkle of “equal rights green.”
“Now is the time. We are demanding a seat at the table and we are ready to make equality a reality.”
The Equal Rights Amendment is making a comeback—and in a day-long event organized by the Brennan Center for Justice, an array of politicians, scholars, legal advocates and activists examined the implications.
Send your Representative and Senators an email today urging them to put women in the U.S. Constitution.
Ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment goes beyond a matter of principle. It would also offer a host of legal remedies to gender-based disparities, including discrimination in the workplace and the injustices that face survivors in our rape culture—and it would be a major boon to the emerging movement for menstrual equity.
“New York City cannot afford to remove this reminder. She is the child of liberty. If she can make it here, she can make it anywhere.”
In Nevada, the November 2016 elections set the stage for the state’s groundbreaking vote for equality.