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Equal Rights Amendment Fallacy

Rebecca Warner | Posted 09.06.2016 | Women
Rebecca Warner

VOTE for every single candidate on your ballot who advocates women's rights.

Equal Doesn't Mean Equal Yet: Women's Equality Day, ERA And The Story of My Life

Gloria Feldt | Posted 08.26.2016 | Women
Gloria Feldt

This is where I came into the women's movement. And this is where I intend to go out--knowing that my life's mission to advance women to full equality in this world is safe because the women of America have the Equal Rights amendment.

Nonviolent Revolution: Women's Rights Fight Continues With ERA

Jackie DeHon, Ph.D. | Posted 08.11.2016 | Women
Jackie DeHon, Ph.D.

Yesterday I shared a brief history of male rulers' attempts to control women's reproductive organs which I wrote in 1990. Today I am sharing a guest ...

What We Can Learn From Luck

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 07.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

Conclusion: Considering the subject of luck can help us appreciate the moment and increase our compassion toward people who are less fortunate.

What Ailes Us All

Steven Conn | Posted 07.27.2016 | Politics
Steven Conn

Ailes was sacked because he is a serial sexual harasser. Years - decades? - of demeaning, insulting and doing who knows what else to women finally caught up with him. And then only because a few celebrity women with enough public clout finally said Enough!

Equal Means Equal: Why the ERA Must Be Passed

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.06.2016 | Politics
Marcia G. Yerman

As members of Congress -- as well as one candidate for the presidency -- repeatedly speak about rolling back women's reproductive rights, it's time to take a hard look at the actual status of women in the United States.

Lands' End Caves To Anti-Abortion Activists, Pulls Gloria Steinem Interview

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 02.26.2016 | Business

Clothing retailer Lands’ End has issued a formal apology for featuring an interview with feminist icon Gloria Steinem in its spring catalog after ba...

Are We Fired Up Yet?

Marcy Syms | Posted 11.18.2015 | Politics
Marcy Syms

There are constant reminders of the struggles for women -- pay inequity, pregnancy discrimination, and violence against women. Most of us experience it, read about it, and talk about it. There is only one big step that could have a significant effect on all these issues.

Purgatory & Paradise: Meryl Meisler's Vintage New York Photography

Michael Ernest Sweet | Posted 08.31.2016 | Arts
Michael Ernest Sweet

Meryl Meisler's tome of photography from the 70s titled, "Purgatory & Paradise SASSY '70s: Suburbia & The City" is an exceptional collection of disco ...

If We Don't Feel Oppressed, Are We?

Mette Ivie Harrison | Posted 07.22.2016 | Religion
Mette Ivie Harrison

Look, it isn't that I think that the prophets of the Mormon church are bad men or that they intend to take power to themselves. But they do have that power, and women do not. In my opinion, this diminishes us as a group.

LGBTQ Initiative 'Our Tomorrow': How to Make it Worth the Effort

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 06.22.2016 | Queer Voices
Peter D. Rosenstein

It is only together we can respond to the hopes and fears of members of the LGBTQ community as enunciated in "Our Tomorrow" and ensure this and future generations can live safe, secure and happy lives with full civil and human rights and acceptance within the greater community.

Samantha Lachman

Virginia GOP Rescinds Support For Equal Rights Amendment | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.04.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The fate of a bill calling for Virginia to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution remains in flux after the state Se...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Simple Advice To Young Feminists

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 09.30.2014 | Women

There's a lot we can learn from Notorious R.B.G. In an interview with Jeffrey Rosen for New Republic, Ginsburg discussed how her experience as a f...

E.O. 12333: End-Running the Fourth Amendment

Peter Van Buren | Posted 11.23.2014 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

In Post-Constitutional America (2001-Present), the government has taken a bloody box cutter to the original copy of the Constitution and thrown the Fourth Amendment in the garbage.

You Know What They Say About a No-Hitter... It Takes a Village?

Emily Cornelius | Posted 11.02.2014 | Sports
Emily Cornelius

The irony was not lost on this past Labor Day Monday when the Phillies bullpen staff worked together to earn a no-hitter.

Almost 60 Years After the War, U.S. Women Lag Behind Japan

Martha Burk | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics
Martha Burk

U.S. women still wait -- we do not have equal rights in our Constitution. Oh sure, we have some statutes outlawing discrimination, but they've already been weakened by the courts and can be overturned outright at any time by an increasingly hostile Congress.

The Equal Rights Amendment and the 50th Anniversary of The March on Washington

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 10.21.2013 | Politics
Soraya Chemaly

Many people think that the ERA is an outdated idea that evokes pictures of white suffragettes in bloomers, but there are several reasons why it's important.

The Founding Fathers Fouled Up

Martha Burk | Posted 09.03.2013 | Politics
Martha Burk

On this 237th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, the daughters of 2013 still don't have equal constitutional rights with men, though many Americans think otherwise. Nope.

How Can You Smile With a Horn in Your Mouth?

Carine Fabius | Posted 08.05.2013 | Arts
Carine Fabius

That is the question posed by one of the musicians in Judy Chaikin's illuminating and joyful new documentary The Girls in the Band, and one of the best lines in the film pointing up the challenges faced by female jazz musicians in the 30's, as well as today.

Would Betty Friedan Be Celebrating?

Gabrielle Burton | Posted 04.06.2013 | Women
Gabrielle Burton

Sooner than I ever imagined. The something that comes cannonballin' out of the sky when you get older is that you wake up one day and things that were just your experiences, your memories, your life, have become history. It's a surreal feeling.

The Equal Rights Amendment Needs You - Now!

Martha Burk | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics
Martha Burk

The only constitutional right specifically guaranteed to women on an equal basis with men is the right to vote, affirmed by the 19th Amendment in 1920 after an arduous 72-year political struggle. The campaign for the Equal Rights Amendment has been even longer and at least as grueling.

Are Women Equal Yet? An Interview With Carolyn Maloney

Martha Burk | Posted 10.26.2012 | Politics
Martha Burk

Carolyn Maloney most recently hit the news when she asked: "Where are the women?" before walking out of a Congressional hearing on contraception that featured an all-male panel. I talked with her this month on my radio show.

More Female Than Male Olympians? Thank a Feminist!

Martha Burk | Posted 09.24.2012 | Sports
Martha Burk

When our female athletes march into Olympic Stadium in London, they will be marching on the shoulders of feminists, male and female alike, who worked like hell against very long odds to make it happen.

The Equal Rights Amendment Finally Arrives

Roy Speckhardt | Posted 06.10.2012 | Politics
Roy Speckhardt

If America wishes to serve as an international example of liberty and just governance, we must ensure that all citizens are afforded the same rights and that institutionalized discrimination is made illegal.

Gloria: In Her Own Words -- A Life in Activism

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 10.15.2011 | Impact
Marcia G. Yerman

Why did Gloria Steinem evolve into a symbol of so much to so many? It's impossible to know. She became a vessel through which some women discovered themselves, their potential, and the strength to advocate for their own truths.