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Conferring over ratification [of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution] at  [National Woman's Party] headquarters, Jackson Pl[ace] [Washington, D.C.].  L-R Mrs. Lawrence Lewis, Mrs. Abby Scott Baker, Anita Pollitzer, Alice Paul, Flore.jpg

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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin on the unanimous Senate passage of the resolution she co-sponsored celebrating a century since the passage and ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment. Read more

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Across the country, local groups have long been doing the work of filling the gaps in access to the procedure. Read more

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Mary Duschene

Much time, energy, and money has been spent fighting the Trump Administration’s efforts to undermine gender equity. But women aren’t just playing defense. Read more

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Through the eyes of four candidates, a new Netflix documentary shows us the power within women’s reach. Read more

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Veterans resisted the induction of the activist and actress into the National Women’s Hall of Fame. But women won out. Read more

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Black women face major barriers to entry in news media. Read more

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Noel Rojo

A global, long-term journalism project, presents a more complex view of migration, giving voice to those who are left behind. Read more

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Gabriel Barathieu

According to one poll, 93 percent of Americans agree that mothers should receive some paid leave. So why is the U.S. one of the only industrialized nations without institutional support for mothers? Read more

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Ted Eytan

The ban sets a precedent for the blatant exclusion of transgender people from public life. Read more

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People's Peace Movement

“The war was started by men, the war will be ended by men . . . but it’s the women and children who suffer the most and they have a right to define peace.” Read more

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I propose to all the women out there—take a page out of the dude book, and audaciously actualize those goals! Read more

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“Boy Erased” makes clear what we already know from the data on conversion therapy—it’s a deeply painful experience that doesn’t work and threatens people’s lives. Read more

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As we experience a cultural shift around sexual assault, there are concrete steps we can take to help survivors. Read more

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Derek Ketchum

Country music is one of the last sectors in entertainment to acknowledge both the necessity and inevitability of gender equality. That’s starting to change. Read more

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Guaranteed to maintain privilege 24/7. Read more

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Power, privilege, white male prerogative—that’s the backdrop of the Kavanaugh hearings. Read more

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Advocates take aim at non-disclosure pacts that protect sexual harassers. Read more

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Lack of access to hormone replacement therapy at most U.S. colleges and universities impacts many trans students at a critical time: their transitions. Read more

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Mike Licht

A porn star has the President in the hot seat—and she’s highlighting that sex workers are, and always have been, key players in the fight for social justice. Read more

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A new Netflix documentary about the famed activist lawyer is released just as the #MeToo wave ‘becomes a tsunami’ Read more

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