Who Should Investigate Sexual Assault: Cops or Colleges?

So who should be responsible for ending campus sexual assault?

STATEMENT: Feminist Majority Applauds President’s Executive Order on Immigration

Statement from Eleanor Smeal, Feminist Majority president: “The Feminist Majority applauds President Obama for taking much needed executive action to help fix our broken immigration system that has for too long torn hardworking families apart. We also commend the tireless grassroots activists who fought for this victory for themselves, their children, and their families. “For… [Continue Reading]

GALLERY: Women Took to the Capitol to Demand the ERA at the We Are Woman Constitution Day Rally!

On Saturday, September 13, hundreds of activists gathered on the US Capitol lawn to call for full ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment as part of the “We Are Woman” Constitution Day rally. In case you missed it, we’ve got the photos to help you live vicariously through the people who didn’t. If you were there, you just… [Continue Reading]

We (Still) Need the ERA: 9 Reasons Why, 9 Decades Into the Fight

The Equal Rights Amendment simply makes sense. Passing laws that elevate the status of women where they belong shouldn’t take 91 years. Really. Give the ghost of Alice Paul a break.

FMLA Turns 21 While Congress Goes Out On Vacation

Yesterday marked the 21st anniversary of the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). It is also the first of five weeks Congress will spend on August recess. Certainly this doesn’t mean all of our elected officials are off lazing in the sunshine, but the Congressional August recess is, technically, the only paid leave policy in the… [Continue Reading]