NOW Celebrates International Transgender Day of Visibility

WASHINGTON, D.C. – NOW is proud to celebrate International Transgender Day of Visibility. Today we remind the world that trans women are women, trans girls are girls, and that non-binary and gender-nonconforming people are valid in their stated identities. We celebrate the accomplishments of trans people across the globe and particularly thank the trans community for their contributions to the feminist movement.   Trans people are denied basic civil rights and face increasing legislative challenges to their constitutionally-guaranteed rights from Read more …

Pass The Equality Act NOW

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  This week’s anticipated vote on the Equality Act brings the federal government one step closer to codifying something that an overwhelming majority of Americans believe is long overdue.  Discrimination against LGBTQIA+ people in employment, housing, credit, education, public spaces and services, federally funded programs and jury service must be against the law. Until all of us Read more …

The Return of Feminist Champions to the White House

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today’s victory for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris was fueled by the commitment and resolve of millions of feminists who voted in record numbers.  Our vote is our voice—and we used it in this election to make history.  After four long years, we will finally put feminist champions back in the White House. Vice President–Elect Kamala Harris “stands on the shoulders” of the giants who came before her to make history Read more …

US vote 2020: Why women decide elections

The 2016 election “was probably like a ‘wow’ moment for women,” said Christian Nunes, president of the National Organization for Women (NOW)

Are You Freaked Out Over Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court Confirmation? Read This.

“Right now, we have to get out the vote,” Nunes said. “Not only is this the most consequential election of our time from a presidential standpoint, but it’s becoming increasingly clear that we must flip the Senate and elect representatives that uplift the voices of women, the LGBTQIA community, immigrants, the working class, BIPOC Americans, and all those whose rights will be at risk under a conservative-led Supreme Court.”