Statement of NOW President Terry O’Neill On Donald Trump’s appointment of Steve Bannon as White House Advisor

By appointing Steve Bannon as his chief strategist and senior counsel, Donald Trump is elevating a leader of the “alt-right” who has consistently denigrated women and trafficked in white nationalist, racist and anti-Semitic propaganda. At Breitbart, Bannon ran articles that called for companies to hire only “rich, straight, white men,” and said “science proves it: Read more …

Issue Advisory: It’s About POWER, Not SEX – Trump as Aggressor

Printable PDF Issue Advisory: It’s About POWER, Not SEX – Trump as Aggressor By Jan Erickson, NOW Government Relations Director, and Leah Schmidt, NOW Government Relations Intern October 28, 2016 Newt Gingrich, one of Donald Trump’s surrogates and former Speaker of the House, was congratulated by the candidate Wednesday for taking down Fox News’ Megyn Read more …

Self-Care in the Time of Trump

For women who have endured harassment, for those who have been silenced by a man’s power, and for survivors of abuse or sexual assault, the tenor of this reckoning can be exhausting and triggering. It requires self-care.

Trump defiant in face of accusations

It was bad enough that Trump has been running a campaign promoting racist, xenophobic, misogynistic policies. Now we see him as a misogynistic individual attacking individual women.

Trump’s comments on women trigger outrage from all corners

“Someone with such disrespect for women, with such a misogynistic lifestyle who boasts about using his power to sexually assault women cannot — and will not — be the leader of this country,” said National Organization for Women president Terry O’Neill.”

NOW to Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell: Un-endorse Trump NOW!

As Speaker of the House and Senate Majority Leader, Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell have an obligation not only to members of their caucus or supporters of their politics, but to every citizen of our democracy who depends on the nation’s leaders to actually lead.