The Motion Picture Academy made a good start today. But the hard work of changing the culture and holding abusers accountable for their crimes is just beginning.
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The National Organization for Women (NOW) is making support for the monthly vigil at the NRA Headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia on Saturday, October 14 part of NOW’s board meeting, which is taking place this weekend in Virginia.
By Rachele Merliss, PAC Intern “What woman here is so enamored of her own oppression that she cannot see her heelprint upon another woman’s face?” -Audre Lorde, The Uses of Anger: Women Responding to Racism Lately, at meetings of feminist groups, I’ve noticed a pattern of silencing and exclusion. It starts with someone asking… Read more »
Jon Ossoff faced tremendous headwinds in the Georgia special election that kept him inches away from crossing the finish line, and NOW congratulates him for coming as close as he did.
By Kathryn Gimborys, Government Relations Intern On April 22, 2017, thousands of scientists and individuals participated in a “March For Science” in Washington, D.C., with hundreds of additional satellite marches and actions taking place throughout the country. A direct response to the current administration’s disregard for scientific facts in policy-making decisions, the March sought to… Read more »
Fox News has done the right thing by showing co-president Bill Shine the door, but that doesn’t mean they have “fixed” their harassment problem.
Donald Trump’s first 100 days have taken a terrible toll on women.
Bill O’Reilly has been unmasked as a vicious sexual predator–and Fox News has done the right thing by booting him from the network.
Another gut-wrenching video has been released showing unchecked police violence against unarmed–and in this case underaged–civilians. This time, it’s an off-duty officer in Anaheim, CA who was enraged when a young girl walked across his lawn.
As the DNC gathers this weekend to choose a new party chair, they would be wise to listen to the progressive, feminist voice of Jehmu Greene.