March 9, 2017

#WorstTBTEver: When Women Weren’t Separate Persons from Their Husbands

This week, an Affordable Care Act (ACA) repeal bill was finally unveiled.  We have and will continue to release analysis of the bill’s harm to women, but in this week’s worst TBT ever blog, we will

March 7, 2017

On #DayWithoutaWoman, Resistance Is Critical

Wednesday, March 8, International Women’s Day, is also “A Day wit­hout A Woman” – an action designed to highlight women’s work and economic significance to their families, workplaces, communities, and the broader economy. If women’s work

March 7, 2017

Breaking News: Senate Voted to Roll Back Workplace Protections

Yesterday, on a party line vote of 49-48, the Senate voted to roll back workplace protections for women by overturning the rules implementing Obama’s Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces executive order. So what does this actually mean?  Companies

March 7, 2017

Celebrating Child Care Providers on a #DayWithoutAWoman

March 8th is International Women’s Day. This year, for many, it will also be ‘A Day Without A Woman.’ Inspired by recent strikes like ‘A Day Without Immigrants’ and the Bodega Strike led by Yemeni store

March 7, 2017

What Does the Supreme Court’s Order in the Trans Discrimination Case Mean?

We got some bad news yesterday: the Supreme Court has sent G.G. v. Gloucester County School Board, a case about trans students’ rights, back down to the appellate court for reconsideration. The case was scheduled to

March 7, 2017

Minding the Gap on Asian Women’s Equal Pay Day

We’re more than two months into 2017, but women are still feeling the effects of discrimination from 2016. Today, we observe Asian women’s equal pay day, which represents how many extra days an Asian woman in

March 6, 2017

Why We’re in Solidarity With a #DayWithoutaWoman

By now, you’ve probably heard about the upcoming Day Without a Woman, happening on March 8— International Women’s Day. This strike, organized by the leaders of the Women’s March on Washington, is a one-day demonstration designed

March 3, 2017

Why You Should Care About the Perkins Career and Technical Education Reauthorization

Earlier this week, the House held a hearing on strengthening career and technical education—meaning they may be gearing up to reauthorize the Perkins Career and Technical Education (CTE) Act. I know what you’re thinking: “Oh, Perkins

March 3, 2017

Trump’s Child Care Plan Gives the Most Help to Those Who Need it Least

During the 2016 presidential campaign, both candidates spoke to the need to increase support for child care.  Just this week, in his address to a joint session of Congress, President Trump stated: “My administration wants to

March 3, 2017

Five Reasons Why We Support the Women’s Health Protection Act

It has been over four decades since the U.S. Supreme Court recognized the legal right to abortion in Roe v. Wade, yet that right has been under constant attack at the federal, state, and local levels. 

March 3, 2017

We’re proud to #StandWithGavin

Yesterday, we filed an amicus – or “friend of the court” – brief in G.G. v. Gloucester County School Board, a case about trans students’ rights that the Supreme Court is scheduled to hear later this

March 2, 2017

#WorstTBTEver: The “Future” of Health Care Looks a Whole Lot Like the Past

Despite outcry from their constituents throughout the country, some members of Congress are still pushing ahead with their plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare. After seven years of trying to