This will be the largest action yet in the recent history of the fast food labor movement, with actions in 200 cities. Protesters are calling for $15 an hour wages, almost double the current federal minimum wage of $7.25.
The fast in Washington, DC is now in its fifteenth day.
Protesters who went on strike on Thursday night demanded that Walmart pay all of its full-time employees at least $25,000 a year, contending that any amount less than that is not enough to live on.
Young pro-choice supporters on college campuses around the country have planned activities aimed at exposing the lies that CPCs spread to put women’s health at risk.
Three GLI leaders and activists were featured in STAND UP!, a book centered on “75 young activists who rock the world” which came out last week.
Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to grab a seat at the table with our nation’s political and feminist thinkers and activists and get to work.
A new campaign in Afghanistan urges women to vote – specifically, for candidates that support their rights and equality.
I’ll be spending the next three days in Los Angeles learning facts and strategies for combating sexual assault.
“As we stand here today, I am mindful that some of you have been sexually harassed during your life. I am mindful that some of you have been harassed this week – and I mindful that some of you were harassed today.”
The new Feminist Campus team introduced themselves last week and shared their organizing tips and tricks.
As part of the 31 Days of Unity campaign, the Feminist Majority Foundation will host #AbortionMatters, a blog carnival. We’re hoping you submit!
If there is any coverage in regards to Western Sahara’s struggle for independence, women are, more often than not, left out of the conversation – yet it is women in Western Sahara who are leading and playing a large role in the movement.
The video that inspired the founding of the group We Are Woman is titled “We are Warriors,” and as the the national rally for women’s rights that the group organized came to a close last Saturday in Washington, D.C., the members of We Are Woman did indeed feel like warriors. Saturday’s rally attracted more than […]
Women’s Equality Day is coming up this Sunday! Tis’ the season to mobilize for women’s rights! Women’s Equality Day commemorates the passage of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote. It is a time where many advocates for women’s rights get together to celebrate and rally to advance women’s equality. In the […]
Nearly 6 million people in the United States will not be allowed to vote in the upcoming presidential election for one reason. As the November election nears, voting rights have become an important topic of conversation. From photo ID requirements to early voting restrictions, the negative effects of barriers to voting are being foreseen, not […]
This week, you may have heard that Chick-Fil-A doesn’t like gay people. In fact, you may have heard that Chick-Fil-A dislikes gay people so much that they donate millions of dollars to anti-gay rights organizations. When COO Dan Cathy was asked about these anti-gay feelings and these large sums of money in a recent interview, he […]
As a theater director, the first person I thought of when I heard the news from Michigan was Eve Ensler. I’ve directed The Vagina Monologues twice and, despite unsettling doubts that the play does not actually work as the V-Day events intend (to end violence), I loved doing it both times. In theater speak, The […]
We did it! With your help, feminists made a big difference in North Dakota and pro-choice forces won BIG. Thank you for your support! And thank you North Dakota voters! North Dakotans voted overwhelmingly – 64% to 36% – against Measure 3 the so-called “religious liberties” state Constitutional amendment that could have been a huge […]
by Kristen Schuetz “What do we do when women’s rights are under attack? Stand up, fight back!” That was the call that rang through downtown Los Angeles last Saturday, April 28, in protest against the ever-present War On Women, which has dragged on since Congress’ introduction of the “let women die” bill in early 2011. […]
The group sold baked goods that were priced according to the race and gender of their costumers.