November 2, 2019

What Abortion Actually Is About

I’m going to be frank: I’m sick and tired of having to justify why we need to be able to get an abortion. I’m tired of the constant reasons we need to give and soul-baring we need to

July 26, 2021

It’s Time to Recognize Women’s Emotional Labor

When my brother and I were younger, my mom stayed home to take care of us and occasionally looked after other children in our apartment building. My mom cared for those children like she cared for

July 26, 2021

“Protect Black Women” Isn’t Just a Catchy Slogan—It’s a Demand, and We Deserve Nothing Less.

 TW: Mention of sexual violence.  I hated walking home from school. I loathed the 15 minutes of stares and random whistling from men young and old. I always wondered why they bothered me, but adults told

July 21, 2021

Can Restorative Justice be used in Workplace Sex Harassment and Sexual Violence Cases?

What is Restorative justice and why should we care about implementing an alternate system to address criminality and misconduct? Restorative justice emphasizes the value of communication and emotional healing. A response for persistent interpersonal violence and

July 20, 2021

Shifting Focus, Reclaiming Narratives: How Clickbait Distracts Us from What Matters

When a case helped by the TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund makes news, we want to let people know. We uplift the article up on social media and circulate it far and wide. But sometimes, we

December 5, 2019

Here’s Why We Won’t Clap for Every Woman in Leadership: On the Confirmation of Extremist Sarah Pitlyk

Madeline Albright famously said, “there’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help each other.” While supporting women leadership is important, it’s equally important to call-out behavior that is harmful to women, even if

July 19, 2021

Connecticut, Nevada, and Rhode Island Enact Salary Range Transparency Laws to Help Close the Wage Gap

In the new documentary “LFG,” which highlights the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team’s fight for equal pay and gender equity, Megan Rapinoe powerfully comments, “The story is the same everywhere, whether you’re an executive, whether you’re a domestic worker, whether you’re a soccer

July 14, 2021

Why Catherine Lhamon Is the Perfect Person to Ensure ALL Students’ Civil Rights Are Protected

Even if you don’t have kids of your own or don’t care about kids at all, at some point you’ve been a student. So, you should know about the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the important work it does to protect all students from discrimination. OCR is also

July 8, 2021

Ending Summer Food Insecurity

More than a year into the pandemic, women of color continue to experience higher rates of food insecurity compared to white, non-Hispanic men or women. In May 2021, more than one in six Black, non-Hispanic women (17.1%) and Latinas (16.7%) reported not having enough

July 7, 2021

5 Things You Need to Know About the Child Tax Credit This Year

The Child Tax Credit (CTC) helps millions of families with children every year make ends meet, cover large expenses, or put away savings. This year, expansions to the CTC are beneficial to even more families—so it’s important that all eligible families claim the credit. Here’s how the expanded

June 29, 2021

What Bans on Critical Race Theory Mean for Identity in the Classroom

Conservative lawmakers in at least 12 states are urging to ban critical race theory (CRT) being taught in schools or cutting funding for schools that continue implement it. They claim teachers educating students about race, gender, and identity will breed division among youth. These bans pose a problem for school administrators and

June 28, 2021

This Could Be The Worst Year for Abortion Rights Since 2011—And Texas Lawmakers Are Leading The Charge. Here’s What You Can Do.

The Rosie’s Law Campaign is an effort led by Texas abortion funds, Frontera Fund, Lilith Fund, and Texas Equal Access Fund, to restore Medicaid and private insurance coverage of abortion for Texans. 2021 is shaping up

June 25, 2021

Pride in Biden-Harris Administration’s Actions to Promote and Support LGBTQ Civil Rights Protections

Sarah here. I grew up in rural Virginia. I didn’t know what being gay meant until my junior year of high school. I then heard rumors that the gay people lived in the mountains, shunned from society. I didn’t want

June 24, 2021

Low Wages—Not Unemployment Benefits—Are Holding Back Our Recovery

It’s officially the first week of summer—the Hot Vax Summer, some are calling it. With vaccinations on the rise and coronavirus infection rates on the decline, the days ahead are looking brighter in much of the U.S. People are making travel plans, eating out, planning