Why Is Stalking Romantic in Our Favorite Movies?

An eighth-grader barrages his babysitter with romantic overtures in person and via text even after she tells him it makes her uncomfortable. A high school boy follows a classmate’s every […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   5 Comments   |   February 07, 2013

An Inaugural Address to Remember

We, the people, declare today that the most evident of truths — that all of us are created equal — is the star that guides us still. Just as it […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   January 23, 2013

A Year of Empowering (Even More) Girls and Women in STEM

AAUW has made tremendous strides for women and girls in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) since our founding more than 130 years ago. Over the years, we have produced […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education   |   2 Comments   |   January 18, 2013

Museum Founder and Director to Judge AAUW Art Contest

“I found that I could say things with colors and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way … things I had no words for.” — Georgia O’Keeffe It’s that […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   January 17, 2013

Obama Includes School Climate in Gun Violence Announcement

AAUW believes that maintaining a bully-free climate at schools is a critical component to ending school violence. The White House asked AAUW to provide our recommendations for comprehensive proposals on […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   January 16, 2013

Weak Progress on Ending Military Sexual Assault

“When we can’t protect those who protect our rights, something is wrong,” said Martin R. Castro, chair of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, as he opened a hearing on […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   4 Comments   |   January 15, 2013

A View of Slavery in 2013

Not only was a day last week dedicated to human trafficking awareness, but January was also declared National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. This month, President Obama is urging […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   January 14, 2013

“Zero Dark Thirty” and Hollywood Heroines

Last night, when she accepted her Golden Globe for best actress in a drama, Jessica Chastain thanked her Zero Dark Thirty screenwriter, Mark Boal, “for writing a strong, capable, independent […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   January 14, 2013

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Celebrates Centennial

“Oh, what a wonderful time to be a Delta!” will likely be chanted across the globe in the next week as the sisters of Delta Sigma Theta celebrate 100 years […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   January 11, 2013

Fey and Poehler Will Make Golden Globes History

As Sunday’s 2013 Golden Globes approach, it’s a pleasure to see so much praise for this year’s hosts, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. The Golden Globes are considered a major […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   January 11, 2013