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WASHINGTON -- Feminist Majority Foundation today remembers the legacy of former South African President Nelson Mandela and celebrates his life-long commitment to peace and equality. "Mandela remains an inspiration for all those fighting for libert . . .
The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge to the contraceptive coverage provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The provision guarantees that all new health insurance plans cover FDA-approved contraceptives, including the pill and IUDs, . . .
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 20, 2013 WASHINGTON -- Feminist Majority Foundation today applauded and celebrated Ms. magazine co-founder Gloria Steinem on being awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Steinem was one of 16 honorees to rec . . .
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 12, 2013 Feminist Majority and Allies Call for Up-or-Down Vote on Nina Pillard WASHINGTON -- Feminist Majority, The National Organization for Women (NOW) and the Black Women's Roundtable today deplored the Senate . . .
Feminists nationwide are celebrating two Supreme Court decisions to uphold marriage equality for same-sex couples. In a narrow 5-4 decision the Supreme Court struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) with Justice Kennedy writing the deci . . .
Today the Second Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) must immediately begin selling emergency contraception over the counter to anyone who asks for it. The court partially rejected a stay requested by the Dep . . .
A Strong Supporter of Women's Rights Senator Frank Lautenberg, who had the support of the feminist movement in New Jersey and nationwide throughout his Senate career, was a leader in many fights for women's rights. He was the author and champio . . .
Late Wednesday night, the Obama Administration filed an appeal in the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals challenging a federal judge's decision that emergency contraception must be made available over the counter with no age restrictions. According to the . . .
2/12/2013 - Senate Leads the Way And Passes a Strong VAWA
The Senate, by a wide margin of 78-22, passed a strong inclusive Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act today. All 55 Democratic Senators and 23 Republican Senators voted to pass a bill that will strengthen protections for students, immigrants, N . . .
The Feminist Majority Foundation applauds the Obama Administration's continued commitment to women's access to contraceptive coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The proposed rules released today by Health and Human Services operationalize . . .
The Feminist Majority Foundation applauds the long awaited decision to remove the combat restriction on women in the military. This is a historic milestone in the fight for women's equality. The combat restriction has been a sham. Women have been and . . .
The Feminist Majority Foundation and Feminist Majority salute Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis, the first Latina to head a major federal agency, for her outstanding accomplishments in fighting for women workers and all workers. Solis' leadership was es . . .