“Is That All?” – FBI Apology To USA Gymnasts Is Not Enough

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The recent Senate testimony by four Olympic gymnasts was heart-wrenching—and it made us mad.  We are mad that these brave women had to relive their trauma for a televised audience.  We are mad that the institutions involved are not holding themselves accountable.  And we are mad at the culture that brought them here.    As Simone Biles stated so plainly, we’re mad at “an entire system that enabled and perpetrated (Larry Nassar’s) abuse.”  FBI Director Read more …

Why Black women’s wage gap is a problem for everyone

“When women are doing the same work as men, there should be no pay gap at all, said Christian F. Nunes, the national president of the National Organization for Women. “The cost of rent, cost of living—life costs the same—and so we should not be creating more hardship on women because of their gender,” Nunes said.

How ERA is good for the economy

Women are the backbone of our economy, and their contributions cannot be understated; women drive 70-80 percent of consumer behavior and contribute trillions of dollars to the economy.

Supreme Court is Getting Ready to Hear a Direct Challenge to Roe v. Wade

Donald Trump picked three Supreme Court justices on the basis of one issue, and one issue alone—abortion.  He promised his followers justices who would vote to overturn Roe v. Wade, and today, we have seen a decades-long anti-choice strategy play out.  The Supreme Court’s announcement that it will hear a direct challenge to Roe vs. Wade is the most threatening violation of judicial precedent regarding abortion care in Read more …

Pass The Equality Act NOW

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  This week’s anticipated vote on the Equality Act brings the federal government one step closer to codifying something that an overwhelming majority of Americans believe is long overdue.  Discrimination against LGBTQIA+ people in employment, housing, credit, education, public spaces and services, federally funded programs and jury service must be against the law. Until all of us Read more …