Month: May 2021

Media Round Up: Week of May 9th
| May 14, 2021

The Liz Cheney fight is not about gender. Except where it is. Molly Roberts, The Washington Post On Wednesday, House Republicans ousted Rep. Liz Cheney from the No. 3 party leadership role. The push to remove Cheney began when she voted to impeach former President Trump following the U.S. Capitol Riots back in January and …

The New Wave of Black Women Mayors
| May 12, 2021

A recent surge of Black women have been making history and ascending to mayoral seats in some of the nation’s largest 100 cities, many of which have a deep-rooted history of racism. As of April 2021, among the  —a jump from seven in the last few months. These Black women showed electoral strength and demonstrated …

We Need Mothers in Elected Office Now More than Ever
| May 6, 2021

This Sunday the country will celebrate Mother’s Day, an annual reminder to recognize the moms and mom figures in our lives. This year in particular, a day of appreciation for mothers can’t come soon enough. According to our latest Gender on the Ballot poll, the pandemic has been particularly hard on mothers, often pulling them …

Moderate Women are Making History
| May 3, 2021

Here are some quick stats on the current makeup of gender in US Politics: There are currently 121 women serving in the House, 89 Democrats and 32 Republicans. Women hold 24 seats in the Senate, 16 Democrats and 8 Republicans. In four states, both senators are women: Minnesota, Nevada, New Hampshire, and Washington. This Congress …

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