“We’re Speaking”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – We are witnessing history with this week’s vice-presidential debate and the presence of Kamala Harris as the Democratic nominee. Not only is Senator Harris the first Black and Indian American VP nominee of a major American party, she is also the lone woman’s voice on either ticket. NOW salutes this historic moment, as we know if not for women like Elizabeth Cady Read more …

Meet The Forgotten Female Scientist Who Debunked Theories Of Male Superiority

“Women are written out of the history books. The only people really in the history books are the white men,” says Toni Van Pelt, president of the National Organization for Women. “Because even when women make the accomplishments, the men take that away from them and claim it for themselves.”

Washington’s Football Team Must Change Its Toxic Culture—Not Just Its

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Post’s extensive reporting on years of sexual harassment and verbal abuse directed at female employees, and ignored or condoned by top executives within Washington’s football organization is shocking, but not surprising.  The culture of contempt for women, violence against women, and disregard for women’s safety has long been a blight on the NFL.  Team owner Daniel Snyder has done the easy part Read more …