I'm really glad the NFL screwed this up, because the impact of this moment really could change that intangible, unwieldy beast called "culture" for the better.
Governor Jay Nixon previously vetoed the bill in July, calling it "extreme and disrespectful." Missouri's House voted 117-44 to override the veto, and then the Senate used a procedural move to stop a Democratic filibuster of the bill and vote 23-7 to complete the veto override Wednesday.
Though originally created for the purpose of putting the Susan B. Anthony Amendment into the Constitution, there was a consensus among Executive Committee members today that the party must now evolve from an "equal suffrage" organization to one whose goal is total equality.
The Senate voted 73-25 to allow the bill to move forward to a debate.
This marks the second time this year that the Senate will take up the equal pay legislation.
If Progressives are to win the White House in November, women must register and vote in great numbers, according to former - and hopefully future - President Theodore Roosevelt.
The vicious public attack received national attention and sparked outrage among Afghan women leaders.
Judging by the attendance, speeches and resolutions at today's opening session of the third annual National Women's Rights Convention, the movement is growing, and attracting many new and ambitious young supporters.
As of this upcoming September 15, same-sex couples in Ecuador will legally be able to register their civil unions.
President Barack Obama last week named Megan Smith, former Google Vice President and out lesbian, to the highest ranking tech job in the White House.
In a very encouraging sign, a majority of the over 70,000 marchers in New York City's Labor Day Parade this afternoon were women.
Fifteen girls participated in the race to raise awareness about violence against women. Many others, including government and education leaders in the province, escorted them to the finish line.
Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, were found guilty Thursday on a combined 14 counts of conspiracy, fraud, influence-peddling, bribery, and extortion by a jury in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.
In regard to participating in the campaign for the E.R.A., a measure endorsed by Republicans since 1940 and Democrats since 1944, Ford said: "I would be happy to take part in it."
Scores of people were arrested just hours into the nationwide strike for raising the minimum wage known as the "Fight for $15."
Three new organizers will join Edwith on the ground across the country, and one travelling do-it-all media maven is on board to help them tweet about it.