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Women Representatives

Laura Bassett

These 5 Women Of Color Are Set To Make Congress A Little More Diverse

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

The U.S. Congress is a notoriously white, male and middle-aged legislative body. But the House of Representatives is expected to become a bit more div...

The Dirty Thirty of the Women's Movement

Caren Z. Turner | Posted 06.30.2013 | Politics
Caren Z. Turner

Yes, women have moved beyond the title of "secretary" but we haven't reached our full governmental stride where the title "Madam Secretary" is commonplace. With all the movement in the women's movement, the time is ripe to change that.

My Valentine Invitation

Christy Turlington Burns | Posted 04.16.2013 | Impact
Christy Turlington Burns

I am hopeful that the combination of an unprecedented female leadership in Congress and the opportunity for our own voices to break through will make sure women's rights and status in society are fully equal to men's and truly secure all over the world.

Laura Bassett

Women Break Records In 2012 Election

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.08.2012 | Politics

Following two years of unprecedented legislative attacks on women's reproductive rights, the 2012 election will go down in history as a groundbreaking...

Where Are the Women?

Tom Allon | Posted 06.19.2012 | New York
Tom Allon

We need more women in the boardrooms, in positions of leadership and in the halls of Congress. Our laws need to be promulgated by smart men AND women and this should be an important priority.