Equality Politics

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 […]


“The Battle Within” Photo Essay Depicts Victims of the Military Sexual Assault Epidemic

Mary Calvert, Pulitzer Prize-winning photo journalist, has compiled a photo essay entitled “The Battle Within: Sexual Violence in America’s Military” in order to put a face (and then another, and then another) on the military sexual assault epidemic. The images chronicle the experiences of survivors and their loved ones following their assaults, as well as the process […]


WATCH LIVE: LGBTQ Immigrants Demand Queer and Trans Relief in Immigration Reform from the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus

LGBTQ immigrants have been at the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus since 10AM, staging a sit-in to push for LGBTQ inclusion in critical immigration reform. They’re broadcasting live and hosting a parallel Twitter storm using #QueerTransRelief: Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream According to a press release, the sit-in effort brings together LGBTQ immigrants and their advocates, […]


Gallery: Today’s #ERANow Rally

Representative Carolyn Maloney and Jackie Speier gathered feminist leaders and activists in front of the Supreme Court steps today to send a clear message: We need the Equal Rights Amendment, and we need it now!