Join the National Organization for Women in Washington, DC, as we march in the Women’s March to achieve equality. 2018 challenged our movement in myriad ways, but we rise, in 2019, as strong and unified as ever. Our dedication to the Women’s March and the principles of unity that it represents is unwavering. On January… Read more »
Posts Categorized: LGBTQIA Rights
WASHINGTON – The National Organization for Women (NOW) was proud to be a sponsor of the historic Women’s March that took place following Donald Trump’s inauguration, and of the subsequent March last year. NOW has a long history of support for grassroots actions and street protest. NOW brought 750,000 abortion rights supporters to Washington… Read more »
Toni Van Pelt spoke this morning at a rally organized by the ACLU legal team on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court.
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 »
Note: This post is part of a series. Read more about the LGBTimeMachine series here. By Sabeau Rea, Communications Intern How many feminists does it take to screw in a lightbulb? Trick question. Feminists don’t need light bulbs–they’re bright all on their own. Additionally, who needs a lightbulb…when you have a glass ceiling? (The legitimate… Read more »
By Gabby Seed, Fundraising Intern “I’m bisexual. So what? It’s called LGBTQ for a reason. There’s a B in there and it doesn’t mean badass. Okay, it does, but it also means bi.” Callie Torres, a fan favorite and my personal favorite surgeon on Shonda Rhimes’s cult show Grey’s Anatomy, is an incredibly rare example… 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 »
In one week alone, four transgender black women were murdered in the United States. So far this year, there have been seven murders of transgender people, well above last year’s figure. And 2016 saw the murder of 23 transgender and gender nonconforming people, the highest ever recorded by groups that monitor this violence.