The Supreme Court will soon decide whether it’s legal for an employer to fire a gay man because the employer disapproves of his sexual orientation, or to refuse to hire a trans woman because the employer is uncomfortable with her gender identity.
We are repeatedly asked: “How is Dr. Ford doing now?” The answer, unfortunately, is that the price to Dr. Ford and those around her has been enormous, and continues. There have been many other baseless accusations against Dr. Ford and her family. We want to put to rest some of the repeated falsehoods.
Today the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in three cases that will decide whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects lesbians, gay men and trans people from workplace discrimination.
A recent survey found that the number of voters who strongly favor Medicaid coverage increased from 31 percent in 2017 to 38 percent in 2018. Yet abortion access remains under attack—and the fight for reproductive freedom is now headed to the Supreme Court.
New York Times journalists Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly have published the results of their nearly year-long investigation into Brett Kavanaugh and the allegations against him by Christine Blasey Ford and Deborah Ramirez in “The Education of Brett Kavanaugh.” Unfortunately, the authors bend over backwards to be fair to Kavanaugh—at the expense of fairness to Ford and Ramirez.
It’s been one year today since Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court. Every woman in this country should still be livid over the blatant misogyny that polluted the entire confirmation process. I know I am.
If we continue to let “boys be boys” and run wild, they’ll continue to grow up to commit serial acts of violence, sometimes in conjunction with wielding enormous power.
A new book by reporters Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly reveals just how inadequate the FBI investigation into allegations of sexual assault against Brett Kavanaugh was—and what the Republicans hoped to bury.
A new national survey reveals that the Kavanaugh hearings made half of voters think about the lack of female representation in politics and shifted their perceptions of women as political leaders.
Much is at risk in the age of Trump, from reproductive rights to equal pay to protections for survivors of sexual assault and those face employment discrimination. One way or another, these issues all find their way to the federal courts—and the future of those courts is on the ballot Tuesday.