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Media Round Up: Week of November 15th

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: Arizona surprised the nation in the presidential election. Native voters are part of the reason, these activists say. Cecilia Nowell, The Lily The state of Arizona turned blue …

We Have a Woman Vice President! What To Watch

Finally. It’s happened: women in politics got one step closer to breaking the highest and hardest ceiling in government. Senator Kamala Harris was duly elected Vice President of the United States. Harris is not only the first woman Vice President, she is the first Black, South Asian American, and child of immigrants to be elected …

Media Round Up: Week of November 8th

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: Kamala Harris makes history many times over as vice president-elect Melanie Mason, LA Times Vice President-elect Kamala Harris is breaking barriers as the first woman VP in history. …

The Significance of Vice President Kamala Harris

Barbara Lee, Founder and President, The Barbara Lee Family Foundation As someone who has been working for more than twenty years to send a woman to the White House, this was a life-changing and history-making election. Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, and countless organizers, volunteers, and supporters pulled off a victory in the midst of a …

Media Round Up: Week of November 1st

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: In Ascendant Night for Congressional Republicans, Women-Led the Way Catie Edmonson and Emily Cochrane, New York Times Republican women have more than doubled the number of female representation …

Ready to Make History: Women Candidates on the 2020 Ballot

Voting for the 2020 general election ends today, and the results could make history up and down the ballot: Kamala Harris has already blazed a new trail as the Vice Presidential nominee for the Democratic Party. Senator Harris is the first woman of color, and only the third woman ever, to be selected as the …

Media Round Up: Week of October 25th

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 donors emerge as new power brokers in 2020 election as Democrats look to flip the Senate Maureen Groppe, USA Today This article discusses the record-high number of …

The Rise of the Resisterhood

On November 9, 2016 the day after the presidential election, a friend from my book club emailed, “I think it would be comforting and empowering for a group of women to come together on a regular basis to begin to figure out how to make a difference.” One week later, I attended the first meeting …

LGBTQ Women as a Progressive Force

In 2019, Project LPAC released research showing that LGBTQ women were among the most Democratic-leaning groups in the U.S., and enthusiastic in donating their time and money to progressive causes. This year’s 2020 research, again conducted by Project LPAC with Lake Research Partners (LRP), delved even deeper on LGBTQ women and confirmed those results. LGBTQ …

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