The 2018 midterm saw great victories for the Democratic Party but more importantly, for the first time in America’s history, Congress will resemble the people it has sworn to serve. The 116th Congress will include the first black representative from Massachusetts, the first Muslim woman, the first Palestinian women, the first Native American women, and… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Global Feminisim
Note: This post is part of a series. Read more about the LGBTimeMachine series here. By Sabeau Rea, Communications Department Intern After an unusually smooth flight, the ship touches down, at our newest destination. By touches down I, of course, mean, slams itself against the ground like a toddler really in need of a four-hour… Read more »
Note: This post is part of a series. Read more about the LGBTimeMachine series here. By Sabeau Rea, Communications Intern “… And so I said, Time Traveler?! I barely know her!” Our LGBTime Machine groans to a rattling halt, and through the windows of the ship we can just make out the Nile River in… Read more »
Note: This post is part of a series. Read more about the LGBTimeMachine series here. By Sabeau Rea, Communications Department Intern Welcome back. We swirl around the vortex, bumping into clunky bits of time as the wobbly LGBTime Machine hurtles us towards our newest (well, I guess oldest if you want to be literal about… Read more »
By Roxanna Gutierrez, President’s Office Intern Today I was remembering some of my childhood memories from elementary school; specifically, I remembered how embarrassed I used to get when I would mispronounce a word in English. First, I would blush and then I would repeat the scenario multiple times in my head until my brain would… Read more »
Note: This is the first post in the blog’s new LGBTime Machine series. Stay tuned for future posts about genderqueer folks through history! By Sabeau Rea, Communications Intern I’m here, genderqueer, and ready to embark with you on a journey to discover the truly astounding history of the community my grandmother likes to refer to… Read more »
Donald Trump made changes at the margins of his infamous Muslim ban, but with #MuslimBan2.0 he is doubling down on its cruelty and prejudice.
I recently wrote a blog post about my feminist hero and Chile’s first female president, Michelle Bachelet. This woman came of age watching her country fall into the grip of tyranny. She personally suffered the monstrosities of Pinochet’s dictatorship—as the daughter of a murdered general, the prisoner of torturing interrogators, and finally, the exile… Read more »
By Leora Lihach, President’s Office Intern In times of war and turmoil, women have mobilized to take the suffering out of their countries. One of these heroes is the first female president of Chile, who led her country back to health after it suffered a rapacious regime. From dictator’s victim to democratic leader, Michelle Bachelet… Read more »
Hillary Clinton’s campaign is launching its “Women for Hillary” grassroots effort this weekend in New Hampshire, and the National Organization for Women is all in.