Lest We Forget + Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi called out Mitch McConnell in a Dear Colleague letter after he attacked Democratic attempts to hold the president accountable through an impeachment probe: “While Mitch McConnell claims the House is only focused on impeachment, there are scores of critical bills sitting on his desk sent […]
Jane Fonda accepting a BAFTA award while she was being arrested at a climate protest, Rep. Katie Hill sounding off on double standards and revenge porn while stepping down, Spelman College breaking new ground in LGBTQ academia and more milestones and can’t-miss quotes from the week.
Jane Fonda rallied on, Nancy Pelosi sounded off—and women journalists, suffragists and astronauts made history.
Though many called 2018 the “Year of the Women,” the U.S. is far from reaching parity.
Simone Biles just took home her 25th medal, the Monument Quilt just released their first report and the #MeToo movement is marching to the polls.
When women of color leaders came together six years ago to launch All* Above All, no one talked about the Hyde Amendment. But after years of fighting, organizing and educating people, the tide is turning.
Women on Capitol Hill have a lot to say about the impeachment inquiry; women at the Emmy awards had a lot to say about feminism; and new polling data gave women voters a chance to sound off on the economy.
In the wake of anti-abortion laws sweeping the country, support for abortion in the U.S. is the highest it’s been in 24 years—and voters across lines of gender and party are paying attention to the policies heading into the 2020 election.
This week in feminist news: Dolores Huerta called for more feminist power, Jane Fonda spoke out on the gender gaps in Oscar nods, NARAL crunched the numbers on abortion laws nationwide and the Navy did a “Missing Man Flyover” for a woman for the first time.
Stacey Abrams, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Nancy Pelosi weigh in on the state of politics and what’s next; new data shows support for a higher minimum wage and the impact of Donald Trump’s war on healthcare; and more feminist highlights from the week!