Feminist Majority President Eleanor Smeal and former Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney joined other feminist leaders in New York City today to celebrate Equal Pay Day and draw attention to the ongoing pay inequalities between men and women. The Government Accountability Office released a concerning new report highlighting the underrepresentation of women in management positions as well […]
Top Ten Feminist Victories of 2017
The Women’s Marches on January 21 The day after Donald Trump was inaugurated, 5.6 million people took to the streets to resist Trump’s agenda and advocate for women’s equality, reproductive rights and healthcare, racial justice, LGBTQ equality, economic opportunity, and environmental justice. People marched in at least 999 marches, in all 50 states, in 92 […]
The Top Ten Feminist Victories during Trump’s First 100 Days in Office
We’ve reached the first hundred days of the Trump administration. It’s important to reflect back on the wins of the resistance. Despite overwhelming odds, people united for justice have made the message clear: We stand together. We won’t go back. Here are the Top Ten Feminist Victories during Trump’s First 100 Days in Office. The […]
The Dream of Equality Lives: The Revival of the Equal Rights Amendment
The fight for the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) is seeing a revival across the country. 35 years after Congress’s deadline for ratification passed, advocates for gender equality are gaining momentum in the push for a constitutional protection against discrimination based on sex. A survey conducted last year found that 80 percent of Americans polled thought […]
Stop Trump’s Anti-Woman Agenda—WALK for EQUALITY!
On January 21, we marched by the millions and chanted in one loud voice: “We won’t go back!” Now it’s time to take the next step in our fight for equal rights.
A woman’s place is in the Constitution
Today marks Women’s Equality Day, the anniversary of women’s suffrage in the United States, when the 19th Amendment was added to the US Constitution in 1920. We’ve made a lot of progress in the last 96 years – but as it stands, the U.S. Constitution still has no explicit ban on sex discrimination. It’s […]
Get the Equal Rights Amendment Into the Presidential Debates
The first Democratic presidential debate is on Tuesday, and feminists across the nation want to know where all candidates stand on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). CNN has teamed up with Facebook to ask members of the public to submit questions they would like the debate moderators to ask the candidates. Please submit this question […]
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 […]
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.
Come Rally in DC for Women’s Rights!
I’m inviting you to join the Feminist Majority and our feminist allies as we rally for women’s rights on Saturday, September 13. We’re calling for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment!