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How Do Biden And Trump Compare When It Comes To Gender Equality?

How Do Biden And Trump Compare When It Comes To Gender Equality?

For many people, 2016 was going to be a monumental year. The polls, the media, the public, and both campaign teams were preparing to usher in the first female president. […]

Contributors, Politics

Our Reproductive Rights Will Not Be Decided By A Single Vote

Our Reproductive Rights Will Not Be Decided By A Single Vote

By Kelly Baden As someone who has devoted her career to fighting for reproductive freedom, I can’t keep going if I don’t see some light at the end of the […]

Girl on a Mission, Politics

“You Do Not Speak For Us!” – Thousands Of Suburban Women Against Trump Deliver Scathing Open Letter

“You Do Not Speak For Us!” – Thousands Of Suburban Women Against Trump Deliver Scathing Open Letter

The message is clear: don’t use Suburban women as your weapon or as a cover for dog-whistle racism. That is one of the core messages from a group of Suburban […]

Health, Politics

Why Medicare For All Is A Win For Women In The U.S.

Why Medicare For All Is A Win For Women In The U.S.

By Magnolia Potter Although its primary goal is to promote wellbeing, the healthcare industry is rife with differing opinions. The COVID-19 pandemic has further increased the tensions within all corners […]

Contributors, Politics

Our Body, Our Children & Our Finances – The Choices That Should Be Ours To Make

Our Body, Our Children & Our Finances – The Choices That Should Be Ours To Make

By Kimberlee Davis Women’s reproductive rights have been debated stridently for many years. In the early 20th century, when people didn’t speak publicly of family planning or women’s healthcare, the […]

Politics

Fmr Congressional Candidates & Mothers Join A Political Action Committee Working To Get More Moms Elected To Office

Fmr Congressional Candidates & Mothers Join A Political Action Committee Working To Get More Moms Elected To Office

In 2019, a record number of mothers of young children were sworn into Congress after Democrats swept the mid-terms in November 2018, which has been called “one of the most […]

Politics

Yoko Ono Calls For Gun Control In The US On John Lennon’s Death Anniversary

Yoko Ono Calls For Gun Control In The US On John Lennon’s Death Anniversary

John Lennon, the late husband of Yoko Ono was shot to death on December, 8, 1980 by a crazed man who tracked him from Hawaii. He shot him as he […]

Contributors, Politics

Why The U.S. Should View Refugees As An Investment, Not A Burden

Why The U.S. Should View Refugees As An Investment, Not A Burden

By Magnolia Potter The United States is at a cultural crossroads when it comes to the perception of refugees and immigration as a whole. While those on the left generally […]

Interviews, Politics

This Working Mom Founded A Political Action Committee To Help More Progressive Moms Get Elected To Office

This Working Mom Founded A Political Action Committee To Help More Progressive Moms Get Elected To Office

When Hillary Clinton ran for president in 2016, the nation held its collective breath to see if we would elect our first ever female president. Sadly, we all know what […]

Politics

Mita Mallick (Unilever Head of Diversity and Cross Cultural Marketing) speaking at the National Archives Rightfully Hers Exhibit Grand Opening May 2019. | Image: Paul Morigi/Getty Images

Speaking After Nancy Pelosi Transformed How I See Myself On Stage — Here’s How

By Mita Mallick for Fairygodboss I am not sure what’s worse: to speak before or after Speaker Nancy Pelosi. If you speak before her, no one is really listening to […]

Politics

10 Life Lessons From Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

10 Life Lessons From Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

It’s not easy being a woman—especially in the workplace. Historically, women have been underrepresented in positions of power and leadership. Luckily, there are strong women in every industry who are […]

Politics

These British Laws Spearheaded By Female MPs Reiterate The Importance Of More Women In Parliament

These British Laws Spearheaded By Female MPs Reiterate The Importance Of More Women In Parliament

With only 32 per cent of Member of the House of Commons being women, there is still a heavy imbalance between the genders in this sector. But what women are […]

Politics, Working Women

6 Alarming Equality Stats We Should All Be Talking About This Women’s History Month

6 Alarming Equality Stats We Should All Be Talking About This Women’s History Month

By AnnaMarie Houlis for Fairygodboss Women have made serious strides leading up to 2019. Thanks to the “Year of the Woman,” when more women than ever ran for political office […]

Politics

New Study Reveals Exactly How Long It Will Take Congress To Reach Gender Parity

New Study Reveals Exactly How Long It Will Take Congress To Reach Gender Parity

By AnnaMarie Houlis for Fairygodboss The 2018 midterm elections ensured that the House is now far closer to equality than it’s ever been before.  A record number of women overall […]

Politics

Think Women Have Equal Rights? This Video Proves We Don’t – Yet

Think Women Have Equal Rights? This Video Proves We Don’t – Yet

By Fairygodboss After nearly a century’s worth of protest, women in the United States officially won the right to vote — thanks to the influence of a mother over her son, […]