NOW Celebrates Native American Heritage Month and Native Feminist Champions

Released on November 23, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C.—November marks Native American Heritage Month, a time to celebrate the over 575 tribal communities of the United States, their cultures, and the countless contributions Native and Indigenous people have made to our society. At NOW, we are particularly thankful for the immeasurable contributions Native women have made in the name of feminism, climate justice, and equal rights for all.   From LaDonna Brave Bull Read more …

This Transgender Awareness Week NOW Calls for an End to Anti-Transgender Violence

Released on November 13, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C.—As a national conversation around police brutality continued this year, activists brought attention to another issue impacting Black Americans and our nation as a whole — violence against the transgender community. In 2020 alone, at least 35 transgender and non-binary people have been killed, many of them Black and Latinx trans women. This figure has increased exponentially from 2019 and previous years.   This week, NOW joins LGBTQIA+ rights activists and organizations around the country in observance of Transgender Awareness Read more …

We Refuse To Go Backwards, We Must Protect Our Health Care

Released on November 10, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Donald Trump packed the Supreme Court with justices he could count on to strike down the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  Today, in the midst of a global pandemic when health care is needed most, we are watching to see if Amy Coney Barrett, Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch deliver the goods to the outgoing President.  Women and the most vulnerable in our society know what’s at stake today. The repeal lawsuit, supported by the Read more …

The Return of Feminist Champions to the White House

Released on November 7, 2020

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 …

Democracy Demands That We Count Every Vote

Released on November 4, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This election made history with a record turnout fueled by the enthusiasm, commitment and resolve of millions of women.  We voted early.  We voted by mail. We voted in person.  But our work isn’t finished just yet. We made our voices heard and now we have to make sure that our votes are counted.   This election is not up to Donald Trump, it’s up to Read more …