The NFL Must Stop Enabling Predators Like Deshaun Watson

It is unacceptable, insulting, and dangerous—but not surprising—that Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson will face merely a 6-game suspension—with no fines—following an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct made by more than two dozen women.  The NFL and the multi-billion-dollar sports industry have a vested interest in enabling sexual misconduct, assault, and violence.  They even Read more …

NOW Congratulates Virginia for Passing Cyber-Flashing Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. — NOW congratulates and supports the signing of Virginia’s SB 493, which makes the sending of lewd images without consent a civil infraction with the penalty being as high as $500.   As we work towards creating safe spaces for women, we must continue pressing legislators to examine the dangers and harassment women Read more …

For Sexual Assault Awareness Month, NOW Vows to Fight Digital Online Violence

WASHINGTON, D.C. — April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and eliminating sexual assault and violence against women is one of NOW’s core issues.   Oftentimes, society only views sexual assault in physical spaces. However, we must take into context how women are unprotected in digital realms as well. That’s why the National Sexual Violence Resource Read more …

National Organization for Women calls for Cuomo resignation

“NOW salutes the brave women who told their truth to investigators. There must be consequences. NOW supports ongoing civil action against Andrew Cuomo or any criminal referrals that may emerge from this report. Andrew Cuomo has forfeited any right to call himself a leader — he needs to leave, now.”