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Media Round-Up: Week of August 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:   Palin Lost a Shot at a House Seat, but She Has a Second Chance Jazmine Ulloa, The New York Times The results of a special House …

The Florida Primary and the “Electability” Trap

  Last week, former Republican governor and current Democratic Congressman Charlie Crist beat Commissioner of Agriculture Nikki Fried in the Democratic primary for governor in Florida. In November, Crist will go on to face incumbent governor Ron DeSantis in the general election. Florida will remain among the 19 States that have never had a woman …

Media Round-Up: Week of August 21st

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 were the first brewers, yet the history of alcohol comes with a double shot of sexism Mallory O’Meara, The Guardian Women have largely been left out of …

ON ACCOUNT OF SEX, AND RACE

  August 26, 1920, began early for President Wilson’s Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby. He was awakened at 3:45 AM, the moment Tennessee’s notice of ratification arrived at Union Station. Because opponents intended to seek an injunction when the courts opened at 9 AM, Colby certified the Nineteenth Amendment at 8 o’clock, at his home …

Navigating A Patchwork Post-Roe World: Part II

This is Part II in our two-part series on the basics of the post-Roe landscape. Read Part I here. The Kansas Constitutional Amendment Vote: On August 2, 2022, Kansas voters rejected (59% to 41%) a proposal for a state constitutional amendment that would have eliminated the right to an abortion as decided by the state …

Navigating A Patchwork Post-Roe World: Part I

  Nearly two months after the overturning of Roe v. Wade, there seem to be far more questions than answers. An unstable political scene, coupled with a highly nuanced, complex legal landscape makes identifying relevant information nearly impossible. In an effort to make civics accessible to all, we are providing a short series of posts …

Media Round-Up: Week of August 14th

  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:   After Roe v. Wade Reversal, Readers Flock to Publications Aimed at Women Katie Robertson, New York Times Since Roe v. Wade was overturned by the Supreme …

Herstorical Woman v. Woman Races: Gubernatorial Level

  Currently, there are five confirmed woman v. woman gubernatorial races in November this midterm election cycle— a record for the most in one election season. The states with women v. women gubernatorial races in 2022: Arizona, Alabama, Iowa, Michigan, and Oregon; and, there could be more depending on the outcome of the remaining primaries. …

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