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Media Round-Up: Week of November 28th

  Happy Friday! Welcome to our Media Round Up. Each week we’re collecting and sharing our favorite gender + politics stories. Here’s what caught our eye this week:   How Digital Media is Threatening Women’s Rights and Democracy Lucina Di Meco and Sarah Hesterman, Ms. Magazine The more that women politicians speak out and challenge …

Indigenous Women Politicians You Should Know About

  November is Native American Heritage Month, honoring and acknowledging the rich history and culture of Native American and Indigenous communities. In 2020, we saw a record number of 18 Native American women run as congressional candidates, surpassing the former record of two in 2016. As Native American women build representation in politics, we’re hoping …

Media Round-Up: Week of November 7th

  Happy Friday! Welcome to our Media Round Up. Each week we’re collecting and sharing our favorite gender + politics stories. Here’s what caught our eye this week:   Women and girls are disproportionately affected by climate change. Here are 11 photos of them leading COP26 protests. Janay Kingsberry, The Lily While 40,000 delegates convene …

Sisters in Service

  As we celebrate the men and women who have bravely donned our country’s uniform this Veteran’s Day, fewer veterans are serving in Congress today than at any point in our nation’s history. At the same time, hyper partisanship, disinformation, and a lack of confidence in politicians and public institutions have eroded our faith in …

Six Trailblazing Women Mayors You Should Know About

  According to Center for American Women and Politics, there are 1,621 mayors of cities and towns with a population over 30,000 in the country—yet just 25%, 407, of them are women. While there is still much work to do to reach gender parity at this level, we know that women can make tangible positive …

Media Round-Up: Week of October 31st

  Happy Friday! Welcome to our Media Round-Up. Each week we’re collecting and sharing our favorite gender + politics stories. Here’s what caught our eye this week:   This massive monument to women is quietly taking shape in New York City Shannon Eblen, The Lily On Roosevelt Island, artists debuted “The Girl Puzzle” monument honoring …

New Research Shows Motivation Gap Among Young Women Voters

  2020 was a landmark year for youth voter turnout and engagement, with over 50% of young voters casting a ballot. Youth turnout has been increasing steadily over the last several elections. However, All In Together’s new polling, just conducted in September 2021, shows a massive decrease in enthusiasm – younger voters are the least …

The Fight for Women’s Right to Hold Public Office

  In November 2020 then Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) made history as the first woman, and woman of color, ever elected to the office of the Vice Presidency. That is a big deal, as the United States was founded on a profound commitment to the maleness of rights-bearing citizenship. While the country’s founders counted women, …

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