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.”

NOW’s Long History of Working for Racial Justice and Equity

As we are approaching a historic anniversary with the Centennial Anniversary of the 19th Amendment, recognizing women’s fundamental right to vote, it seems appropriate to take stock of the important work for equality that NOW has undertaken.

Mrs. America Episode 6 – An Unlikely Republican Feminist Hero

The popular Hulu series Mrs. America is reinvigorating discussions on the women’s movement of the 1970s, the battle for the Equal Rights Amendment, and the political legacy we continue to grapple with to this day. Like everyone watching this series, NOW staff and interns have strong opinions on the content and are sharing them through Read more …

National Organization for Women PAC Endorses Elizabeth Warren for President

The National Organization for Women Political Action Committee (NOW PAC) is proud to endorse Senator Elizabeth Warren as the 46th President of the United States. NOW PAC is the political arm of NOW, the largest grassroots feminist organization in the country. The PAC evaluates federal candidates on their record and uncompromising dedication to the core Read more …

Today, Women Made History—A Women’s History Museum

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed legislation to establish the Smithsonian Women’s History Museum in the nation’s capital.  This victory has been a priority for female lawmakers in Congress like Rep. Carolyn Maloney, the author of the legislation.  In 2014, Rep. Maloney’s bill passed overwhelmingly, with just 33 Republicans voting against it.  Now today, the bill once again passed Read more …