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Media Round Up: Week of August 29th

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:   What The Texas Abortion Ban Does—And What It Means For Other States Sarah McCammon, NPR A new law in Texas went into effect this week which bans abortions …

Media Round-Up: Week of August 22nd

  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: 19 states have never had a female governor Faith Karimi, CNN With Kathy Hochul’s swearing in as governor of New York just after midnight on Tuesday, the …

Women Governors in the United States: Part III

  This is the third post in our Gender on the Ballot series on women governors. In the first post, we highlighted trailblazing women governors; next we celebrated the eight women leading states as of July 2021. Today, as Kathy Hochul takes the reigns as the leader of New York state, we are diving deeper into …

Media Round-Up: Week of August 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:   These Female Afghan Politicians Are Risking Everything For Their Homeland Dalia Faheid, NPR This week, the Taliban completed taking over Afghanistan, after losing power in the country …

Media Round Up: Week of August 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:   How Cuomo’s Downfall Paved the Way for Kathy Hochul to Make History Dana Rubinstein, New York Times   Governor Andrew Cuomo announced his resignation from office …

Women Leaders Make History in New York State

  When Governor Cuomo steps down from his role as governor, Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul is poised to become the first-ever woman governor of New York. And if Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins becomes New York’s first Black female Lt. Governor, the two women will make history together as the only all-women team leading a …

Political Accessibility: How helping one can level the playing field for all.

    Curb cuts in sidewalks, Remote Working, Audiobooks: In the words of Professor Aimi Hamraie, “when disabled people enact politics, they also design and build new worlds” for us all. So it’s plainly essential that our political system becomes accessible to all as well.   From the attitudes of party gatekeepers to the absence …

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