The War on Women is in full force under the Trump administration. This week, Trump backtracks on background checks; Epstein survivors are denied the chance to take him down in court; Planned Parenthood is forced out of federal funding; and Trump asks to exclude trans people from workplace discrimination protections.
This week in Trump’s war on women: Mass shootings echoing the president’s rhetoric and ICE raids leaving children without parents.
The Trump administration announces the domestic gag rule goes into effect this week, denies asylum to a significant portion of immigrants, attempts to backpedal away from Epstein, and foments violence at a rally in North Carolina.
This week, the Trump administration lashed out at a Black woman journalist, spread falsehoods about voting rights, nominated more men but no women as U.S. attorneys, met with anti-choice lobbyists and filed papers to further clear up Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s record.
The War on Women is back, and in full force under the Trump administration. We refuse to go back, and we refuse to let the administration quietly dismantle the progress we’ve made. We are watching. Welcome to the War on Women Report.
Just like that, 2015 is coming to a close. Despite some serious ups and downs, 2015 became the year that same-sex marriage was legalized, global support for women’s education surged and feminist consciousness soared. So let us bask in the feminist glory of the year with a few of our favorite quotes from 2015. 1. “When you […]
The Hunting Ground, a documentary directed by Kirby Dick and produced by Amy Ziering—the team behind The Invisible War—has received critical acclaim for bringing new light to the campus rape crisis facing schools across the country, and breaking the silence on sexual assault reports suppressed by college officials. Since its release in February, The Hunting Ground has screened at more than 700 universities, high schools, […]
Issa Rae, of the popular YouTube (and soon to be HBO series) “The Mis-adventures of Awkward Black Girl”, recently collaborated with the Make It Work foundation to produce a poignant short about the gender pay gap in America. What makes the video particularly enjoyable is the added emphasis on how unequal pay affects women of color. Directed […]
Last Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives voted (again) to defund Planned Parenthood. Another battle in the ongoing war on Planned Parenthood and abortion. Right? Wrong. If you listen to the candidate debates, it’s all about abortion, but if you follow what “abortion opponents” actually do once elected, the motivation becomes clear—it’s not just abortion […]
On Friday night in Isla Vista, Elliot Rodger began the “day of retribution” he promised on YouTube, killing six women and men as part of what he himself called a “war on women.” I had arrived in Isla Vista five minutes earlier. I didn’t realize that when I pulled up to join my friend for the […]