NOW Applauds Senate Passage of Respect for Marriage Act

Released on November 30, 2022

Statement of National NOW President Christian F. Nunes The U.S. Senate finally passed legislation to provide federal protections for same-sex marriages. This will give clarity and peace of mind to millions of families by repealing the Defense of Marriage Act, which categorically disrespected their marriages.  For too long, LGBTQIA+ married families have lived without the Read more …

NOW Champions The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

Released on November 30, 2022

Statement of National NOW President Christian F. Nunes  NOW is proud to see the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act receive the bipartisan attention and support in the House that it deserves. Ending the mistreatment of pregnant workers has fallen to the wayside for too long. The fact that pregnant workers have been forced out of the Read more …

Deshaun Watson’s Return Signals NFL’s Indifference Towards Women’s Safety

Released on November 30, 2022

Statement by NOW President Christian F. Nunes  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Deshaun Watson was able to prey on more than 30 women throughout his career because he was empowered by the NFL, an organization founded on the toxic masculinity that perpetuates violence against women. And though the league has repeatedly claimed it was committed to combatting the Read more …