Feminists need to pay more attention to domestic workers’ rights, especially in light of how hard domestic workers toil not just in their jobs, but also to advocate for their own basic workplace protections.
The media has recently latched on to the idea of the “teen mom,” elevating her to star status—both in dramas and on reality TV. These shows feature teen pregnancy, but they do so in an unrealistic way that fetishizes and glamorizes it. The stories of the girls I spoke with at The Care Center are much different from the ones shown in half-hour snippets on TV and splashed across tabloid magazines.
While Elizabeth Warren is viewed as a threat to the banks, she is just one Senator. Congress is still rife with members, both Republican and Democrat, who rely heavily on the banks for their campaigns.
Next year will have an historic number of female senators, and that could be very good for women.
If we still need more evidence that reproductive freedom is an economic issue, the challenge of affording child care is ripe for discussion.
In a move that stunned activists, California’s domestic workers bill of rights was vetoed Sunday. But this will not deter the tenacious organizers at NDWA who are both motivated by love and armed with a multifaceted strategy.
Warren has gone from trailing to leading in two different senate polls.
Twenty states now have laws prohibiting gender discrimination against LGBT people. However, that still means that 30 states do not.
With less than two months until election day, the race is a nail biter.
While most of the attendees embrace a no exceptions abortion plank, some Republicans find themselves left out in the cold.