Hillary Clinton Reveals Plan to Combat Sexual Assault, Calls it an “Epidemic”

In her recent trip to Iowa, Hillary Clinton called sexual assault an “epidemic” on college campuses, and revealed her three-part plan to eradicate campus sexual assault and sexual violence.

Thursday: Rally To Ratify the ERA Now!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 23, 2014 J.T. Johnson ∙ Office – (703) 522-2214 ∙ Cell – (202) 681-7251jessica@feministmajority.org Facebook.com/FeministMajority @femmajority Thursday: Rally To Ratify the ERA Now! WHEN:Thursday, July 24, 2014 WHERE:Sidewalk in front of the U.S. Supreme Court1 First St, NE, Washington, DC MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Eleanor Smeal, Feminist Majority President WASHINGTON – Thursday at 9:00 a.m., Rep…. [Continue Reading]

These 10 Quotes Explain Why Feminists Won’t Miss Rick Perry

“I’m just going to tell you from my own personal life – abstinence works.”

Dirty Tricks in the War on Women: From Texas to North Carolina

Ohio, Texas, and North Carolina’s lawmakers have created a new tactic in the War on Women: in an attempt to skirt around public and legislative opposition, they’ve started to introduce controversial legislation without enough time for adequate response

NC House Passes Anti-Abortion Education Bill

Last week the North Carolina state House of Representatives passed a health education bill requiring middle school students to be taught in sex-ed classes that abortion is a cause of pre-term births in future pregnancies.

House Passes Abortion Restriction Bill

The bill is an attack on Roe v. Wade and is in conflict with the commonly upheld 24 week limit, at which point the fetus is generally considered viable, that exists in most states

DNC2012: Women’s Rights Take Center Stage at the DNC

Women’s rights took center stage at the main event on the DNC stage this year. Democrats did not shy away from emphasizing the stark contrast between the future women would face under Mitt Romney and the Republican party and the future we would face under Barack Obama and the Democratic party. We’ll add more in… [Continue Reading]

DNC2012: A Behind the Scenes Look at the Women’s Caucus

Everyone tunes in for the big speeches at the end of the day during the Democratic National Convention, but not everyone realizes that the delegates’ days are also full of caucus meeting with leaders who talk to packed rooms with a focus on specific issues. This week the days were filled with African American, Veterans,… [Continue Reading]

DNC2012: Michelle Obama Addresses Women’s Issues

Michelle Obama spoke on key women’s issues including health care reform, financial aid, same-sex marriage, equal pay,and abortion in her address at the Democratic National Convention last night. While speaking from her childhood experiences, Michelle Obama voiced her full support for the Affordable Care Act and continued heath care reform, as well as funding for… [Continue Reading]