Back up your Birth Control

March 25 is the eighth anniversary of the Back Up Your Birth Control Day of Action. This day for increasing awareness of and access to emergency contraception comes just days […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   March 25, 2009

Roe at 36

Directly on the heels of a crazy Inauguration weekend, another celebration of sorts took place yesterday. Thousands gathered here in D.C. to celebrate (or protest) the 36th anniversary of the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   January 23, 2009

Halloween … and Pregnancy?

Tomorrow is not only my favorite holiday (I love candy and “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown”) but also the 30th anniversary of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA). In commemoration, […] Read more »

Uncovered

Art used in messaging is nothing new, but we’re used to seeing what I call “elevator art” — backgrounds in TV commercials, graphics in magazine ads — even the web […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   2 Comments   |   September 10, 2008

An Assault on Women’s Health

These are the words used by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to describe draft regulations by the Bush administration that would severely limit women’s access to reproductive health and family planning […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   July 22, 2008

What Women Want

Well, I’m a woman and I know what I want, would my answer be sufficient? While it works for me, I can guarantee it wouldn’t work for my colleague, my […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   June 30, 2008

Equity in the News

Gender equity-related topics in the news from May 30 – June 13 Someday, a woman will break the White House barrier. Whoever that is will owe Clinton’s 2008 run a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   June 17, 2008

Pregnancy Discrimination Today

When my grandmother became pregnant with my mother, her first child, she was fired from her job. My grandfather was still in college and they had no other income, so […] Read more »

Equity in the News 2-08-08

AAUW in the News Studies show that girls’ self-esteem, confidence, and interest in math and science falter as they grow up. Congress could fix the birth control mix-up with the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   February 10, 2008