Princess Boy

My friend’s son used to love all things Tinkerbell and wanted to dress as a fairy for Halloween. Some parents might have steered their sons to a “boy costume,” but […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   8 Comments   |   November 04, 2010

Hate Crimes Prevention Act: One Year Later

The Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act was signed into law by President Barack Obama one year ago today after a 12-year legislative battle. AAUW played […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   October 28, 2010

Bullying: Stop It, Fix It, Prevent It

On October 26, the Department of Education sent a letter to the nation’s schools offering guidance on bullying and harassment. In the letter, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   October 27, 2010

AAUW Stands with Women Athletes in Fight for Equal Opportunities

PRESS RELEASE: The AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund announced today that it is awarding $11,500 to the Women’s Law Project to support the lawsuit Foltz et al. v. Delaware State University. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   July 30, 2010

AAUW, NASPA to Honor Dorothy Height with Posthumous Award

PRESS RELEASE: Dorothy Height, who was chair and president emerita of the National Council of Negro Women until her death in April of this year, will be honored with the AAUW/NASPA Women of Distinction Award at the 2010 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL). Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   June 02, 2010

Christina Lagdameo Receives Prestigious Award from AAUW, NASPA

PRESS RELEASE: Christina Lagdameo, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, will receive the prestigious AAUW/NASPA Women of Distinction Award at the 2010 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL). Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   June 02, 2010

Nomfundo Walaza to Receive 2010 Woman of Distinction Award

PRESS RELEASE: Nomfundo Walaza, chief executive officer of the Desmond Tutu Peace Centre in Cape Town, South Africa, will receive the AAUW/NASPA Women of Distinction Award during the 2010 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   June 02, 2010

AAUW Applauds Department of Education’s Issuance of New Title IX Athletics Guidance

PRESS RELEASE: AAUW strongly supports the new Title IX athletics guidance issued today by the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   April 20, 2010

National Coalition for Women and Girls in Education Supports Department of Education’s New Title IX Athletics Guidance

PRESS RELEASE: The National Coalition for Women and Girls in Education applauds the U.S. Department of Education for issuing new Title IX guidance. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   April 20, 2010

Your Words, Your History: A Filmmaker’s Perspective

A few years ago I wrote a script for an episode of Oregon Public Broadcasting’s television series, Bridging World History. The script centered on “family and household” as aspects of […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   March 25, 2010