Posts Categorized: General

Feminism of the Future

By Charlotte Moller, NOW Government Relations Intern The National Organization for Women is celebrating its 50th anniversary this summer, commemorating five decades of grassroots activism. Beginning in 1966, NOW spearheaded second wave feminism and has continued its legacy into 2016. So what does the future of feminism look like? First, let’s look at what NOW… Read more »

12 Gifts for your Feminist Friends!

By Aurea Bolaños Perea, President’s Assistant Intern For these holiday season, NOW, and especially me, want to give you some ideas to what get your badass feminist friends out there this Christmas!   1. To remind yourself that yes indeed, you are a proud feminist, how about wearing something from when the Women’s Rights movement… Read more »

Giving Back on #GivingTuesday

The holiday season is already upon us.  This past Thursday was Thanksgiving, a holiday dedicated to celebrating everything we are grateful for in our lives.  Black Friday and Cyber Monday, which occur immediately afterwards, are devoted to snagging a great bargain. But after giving thanks and buying gifts, where are the opportunities encouraging us to give… Read more »

Gendered Toys Are Silly

We’re seeing the cracks in gender norms as our society increasingly accepts different people in different roles. Women have access to the front lines, and men are choosing to stay at home. Escaping the tyranny of boy and girl toys is just one more step in the right direction.

Mothers Are Feminists Too

Mothers are feminists too. Why would anyone doubt that?

Back in 2012, a debate in the New York Times was printed under the headline, “Motherhood vs. Feminism.” Really? We have to make a choice?

Giving Tuesday

On Black Friday, you wait in line. On Cyber Monday, you buy all the things you wanted on Black Friday, but the line was just too long. But the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (December 2) — Giving Tuesday — is about giving back to the community.