April 1, 2018

Stacking the Bench: Trump’s Dangerous Judicial Nominees

Federal courts decide legal rights and principles of critical importance to women, including the right to privacy, equal protection, anti-discrimination protections at work and at school, and protections for health and safety. Federal judges’ interpretation of

June 11, 2019

Extremist Anti-Abortion Laws are Undermining Legislative Progress in States

As state legislative sessions wrap up, states, in many ways, continue to be at the forefront of advancing laws that support working families and create the equitable workplaces and communities that women need. However, it seems

June 7, 2019

Happy Friday: Working Families Tax Relief Act Introduced in the House

Here’s a little good news for your Friday. You may recall that back in April, Senators Brown, Bennet, Durbin and Wyden introduced the Working Families Tax Relief Act – a little piece of legislation that would

June 7, 2019

How Did Women Workers Fare? Breaking Down BLS’s May Report

May was a big month for women workers, according the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) monthly employment report. Although job growth stalled – the economy added just 75,000 jobs compared to the 151,000 average over the

June 7, 2019

Asking the Wrong Questions: Abortion, Child Care, and the Narrative of Shame

“Shamed no matter which decision I made.” Those were the harrowing words of H.K. Gray, a young mother who overcame multiple hurdles to get an abortion, as she testified before Congress recently. And those words stuck

November 13, 2017

A Tax Plan That Hurts Women and Families

June 4, 2019

Abortion Bans Are an Attack on Women’s Economic Security

Let’s be clear: the attacks on abortion in states like Alabama and Missouri are direct attacks on our economic security. The ability to control if, when, and how to have children is at the core of

June 3, 2019

I Honor My “America Thatha”

Some of my earliest memories of my grandfather are of sitting next to him during his morning prayers in the little prayer room he and my grandmother had fashioned in their Queens, NY home. Every morning, he would sit in this room

May 31, 2019

Hatred Fuels Abortion Bans – Our Hope Will Drive Them Out

From Mississippi to Alabama to Georgia to Missouri to Indiana to Louisiana and beyond, abortion bans are popping up everywhere these days. Some days it literally feels like some kind of great fictional battle, like the

May 30, 2019

I Honor My Han and I Honor My Anxiety: How Embracing My Emotions Is an Expression of Radical Feminism

Recently, I came across the Korean word han. I’ve just learned of its meaning, but han is something I’ve felt like I’ve known all my life. Intergenerational trauma is one way to describe han. Han can

May 30, 2019

Making The Tax Code Better Support Women and Families

On April 10, 2019, Senators Sherrod Brown, Ron Wyden, Dick Durbin, and Michael Bennet introduced an important piece of legislation that would substantially increase and expand tax credits for working women and families across the country.

May 30, 2019

“Resting Bitch Voice”: Honoring My Anger as an Asian American Woman and Rejecting the Fiction of Respectability

You have resting bitch voice. Why are you so angry? C-nt. Being a woman of color in this world means enduring both racial and sexual objectification. Yet when we subjectify ourselves—and when we call for the

May 29, 2019

Abortion Rights Are Student Rights

Over the last few months, eight states have passed laws aimed at destroying women’s right to choose an abortion. One thing has become especially clear: the legislators who are after our abortion rights have no idea

May 29, 2019

Abortion Is Under Attack Again – In Indiana, Missouri, and the Supreme Court

Yesterday morning, the Supreme Court announced that it was reversing a lower court’s decision striking down an Indiana law that imposes burdensome restrictions on abortion providers and intrudes upon a person’s ability to seek compassionate abortion