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 »
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The National Organization for Women (NOW), the iconic activist organization that promotes equal rights for women, will be celebrating its anniversary at the 50th Anniversary Gala and NOW Conference, June 24-26, 2016.
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 »
NOW leaders and activists around the country are mourning the loss of civil rights leader Julian Bond, who passed away on August 15th.
The term “self care” has become increasingly prevalent on feminist sites and in feminist discourse. We can tell it sounds nice, but what is it, exactly? And why has it been dubbed “radical” by some? What is self-care? Self-care is the term used by psychologists, feminists, and others to refer to someone actively choosing to… Read more »
Article describing the new film “She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry”, from Director Mary Dore. The film provides a passionate summary of the “Second Wave” of feminism, highlighting events from 1966-1971 that have shaped the Women’s Movement.
We would like to wish all of our members and supporters a wonderful holiday season and happy new year, on behalf of all staff at NOW! We want to end this year by looking forward to our goals and plans for 2015. We plan on strengthening our grassroots so women have equal access to reproductive… Read more »
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 »
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. 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?