Women’s Marches – Numbers Still Coming in for One-Year Anniversary Activism

On the first anniversary of the 2017 Women’s March on Washington, marches have once again held around the country. Reports are still coming in on the numbers involved, and several sites are collecting videos of marches. Working Families has posted video from a growing number of Women's Marches. Click here to see the videos. And Respond here to have [...]

2018-03-30T04:43:05+00:00 January 21st, 2018|Activism, Equality, Feminism, International, News|

The Forgotten History of Black Women and Sexual Assault, by Phyllis Chesler

In an article in the Huffington Post this week, Phyllis Chesler reminds us of the story of Recy Taylor, the survivor of a brutal white-on-black gang rape in 1944. The incident caused a "nationwide crusade against the rape of black women in the Jim Crow South". Taylor died last week at the age of 97. But in all this [...]

2018-03-30T04:44:11+00:00 January 5th, 2018|Equality, Feminism, First Wave, History, Past Events|

“Time’s Up” –Hollywood Women’s Initiative Against Sexual Harassment

The New York Times reported on January 1  that 300 prominent women actors, agents, writers, directors, producers and entertainment executives have formed an initiative to combat sexual harassment in Hollywood and blue-collar workplaces nationwide. The group - which includes actresses America Ferrera, Eva Longoria, and Reese Witherspoon; lawyers Nina L. Shaw and Tina Tchen; and producer Shonda Rhimes – [...]

2018-03-30T04:45:18+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Activism, Feminism, Film, News, Politics, Television|