Much of the discussion this election cycle has been about changing demographics. But demographics alone aren’t going to run a policy agenda through the system. Huge challenges remain in economic justice, immigration, environment, education and housing reform.
Baby boomers may not have everything in common with the Millennial generation. What our generations share, though, is the core belief that women – not politicians – should make personal and private decisions about their health care.
Millennials represent the first generation that has never known a world without HIV and AIDS, and I fully believe that they will be the generation of leaders to finally and decisively turn the tide against this global pandemic.
The movement on marriage equality is an example of how quickly change can now occur in our society when propelled by a generation that is technologically savvy and willing to challenge preconceived norms of older generations.
As my involvement in our movement grew deeper, the honeymoon was over, as they say. The imperfections of the movement, the Baby Boomer’s movement, became glaring. Their Second Wave ways didn’t resonate with my Third Wave thinking.
There are so many surveys about abortion that it’s practically a cottage industry, but the newest – by The Public Religion Research Institute of Washington, DC – suggests intriguing and fresh approaches that can help advocates make a more compelling case.
A new survey finds that young people are pro-choice, but that LGBT equality—most notably the right to equal marriage—resonates much more strongly with youth than does the abortion rights movement. Why?
NARAL says the younger feminists aren’t as involved in the movement; that we’ve got a “lack of passion.” To that I say – we are here, they just need to pay attention.
The New York Times story about a chasm between the “menopausal militia” and the “millennials” misses the mark in a sad but revealing way.