Posts By: Caitlin Gullickson

Happy Birthday Social Security!

Welcome to the National Organization for Women’s Social Security Birthday Blog Bash! For 78 years, Social Security has been a lifeline for millions of Americans. Currently, there are 56 million beneficiaries; 70% are retirees, 11% are survivors

Remembering on Roe Day

I don’t treat the anniversary of Roe v. Wade as a day of celebration. For the other 364 days in the year I celebrate that women have the options they do, and I lament the roadblocks partisan activists and politicians throw up to prevent women from having choices. To me, Roe day is about remembrance.

Media Hall of Shame: Media Reinforces Offensive Rape Narratives in Steubenville Coverage

While the coverage is problematic, it is even more so in a culture that devalues women and regularly downplays the crime of rape, particularly sexual assaults committed by talented athletes. Our society laments the loss of the football careers these young men may have had, yet fails to seriously consider the affect this crime could have on the victim.