Celebrating the Moms Who Helped Us Play

Ever since I was a kid, I loved swimming. Showers, oceans, pools — if there was water, I wanted to be in it. I used to come home from swim […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   May 11, 2012

Why Women Need to Vote

A Facebook friend of mine who lives in Rwanda recently commented on an Internet meme posted on his wall. The picture showed some of the politicians who are leading the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   April 05, 2012

Finding Hope in a Hopeless Place: Ending School Bullying

Imagine a 12-year-old girl in middle school. She doesn’t dress in a girly way, she has a low voice, and she likes playing video games. Other students think she’s not […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   March 12, 2012

AAUW Applauds Settlement in Anoka-Hennepin School District Bullying Case

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is encouraged by the consent decree reached in Minnesota’s Anoka-Hennepin School District bullying and harassment case. Read more »

Article   |   Campus   |   March 06, 2012

AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund Supports Title IX Suit against Ball State University

PRESS RELEASE: The American Association of University Women (AAUW) Legal Advocacy Fund announced today that it will provide case support to the Title IX retaliation lawsuit Bull v. Board of Trustees of Ball State University. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   March 05, 2012

AAUW Issues Statement on Rush Limbaugh’s Comments against Women

PRESS RELEASE: Lisa Maatz, the top policy adviser for the American Association of University Women (AAUW), released the following statement on the recent inflammatory comments by talk show host Rush Limbaugh about access to birth control and Georgetown Law student Sandra Fluke. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   March 02, 2012

Rush Limbaugh, Your Vitriol Won’t Silence Us

The nation has been dismayed by the blatantly sexist and offensive comments of talk show host Rush Limbaugh this week, when he called Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke a […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   7 Comments   |   March 02, 2012

Nearly a Decade Later, a Settlement in the UC Davis Title IX Case

Last week, the University of California and former UC Davis female student wrestlers Arezou Mansourian, Christine Ng, and Lauren Mancuso announced that they had reached an agreement to settle their […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   February 21, 2012

Parties Announce Settlement of UC Davis Title IX Athletics Discrimination Suit Brought by Former Students

PRESS RELEASE: The University of California and former UC Davis female student wrestlers Arezou Mansourian, Christine Ng, and Lauren Mancuso announced today that they have reached an agreement to settle the issues remaining after the findings made by a federal judge last August in the liability phase of trial in the case. Read more »

Article   |   Advocacy   |   February 16, 2012

Seeing Red over Girls’ Exclusion from “Red Tails” Field Trip

My daughter, who is almost 6, recently told me a story about how her teacher addressed a situation where a classmate with a physical disability was excluded from an activity […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   6 Comments   |   February 10, 2012