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A case for the ERA: Marriage equality

Falling in love and raising a child. Worrying about school drop offs and pickups. Who’s going to get groceries for dinner. Doctor appointments when your little one is sick. Attending soccer matches or dance recitals between work and other commitments. These are the small, every day moments that make up…

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Equality Talks Podcast: Mona Sinha

Mona Sinha, Equality Now Sharmila (Mona) Sinha is a globally recognized advocate for gender equality. She brings over 25 years of experience in strengthening mission-driven organizations to Equality Now. Aligning her passion for social justice and women’s empowerment with her early experience working in the corporate sector, she has enabled…

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#NotOneMore: The march for the ERA

December 13, 2023 marked a century of advocates fighting for the Equal Rights Amendment since it's first introduction in the House of Representatives. That's an anniversary we are not celebrating. The ERA Coalition, AAUW, Equality Now, Feminist Majority, League of Women Voters, National Council of Negro Women (NCNW), National Organization…

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A case for the ERA: Ending domestic violence

After we learn someone has been a victim or survivor of domestic violence, the first question is always, “Why didn’t she just leave?”  If only it was that easy. The laws we have in the United States to protect women from domestic violence, sexual assault, and intimate partner violence and…

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100 Years After Equal Rights Amendment First Introduced, Advocates March From White House To Congress Calling On Leaders to Affirm and Publish ERA

Washington, DC –– Today, advocates led by the ERA Coalition marched from the White House to the U.S. Capitol, calling on lawmakers to affirm and publish the Equal Rights Amendment 100 years after it was first introduced in Congress. “The rights of women and LGBTQ+ people are at risk every…

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Publish the ERA

ERA100: Not one more! Call the U.S. Archivist

The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) hits the century mark on December 13, 2023 - 100 years after its' first introduction in the House of Representatives. We shouldn’t have to beg for fundamental rights, and we shouldn't have to fight for 100 years for basic equality! Our officials must prioritize publication…

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On this day: Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat

By Ava Lee-Green On this day 68 years ago, Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on the bus. This act of defiance was pivotal in the bus boycotts in Montgomery, Alabama, and the Civil Rights Movement on the national level.  Rosa Parks Photo by Gene Herrick for the Associated…

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The Myths of Thanksgiving

By Ave Lee-Green Thanksgiving is a day to spend time with family, eat good food, and give thanks to the people who have helped you in the past year. Although the traditional story of the first Thanksgiving includes Pilgrims settling on Plymouth Rock and celebrating the first harvest with the…

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Equality Talks Podcast: Prairie Rose Seminole

Prairie Rose Seminole, We Ride For Her Prairie Rose Seminole - Northern Cheyenne, Arikara and Dakota. Seminole is an educator, culture bearer and storyteller. She is the Co-Director of the film, We Ride For Her- a short documentary on the crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives. Seminole has served…

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Dendrofemonology and an ERA Coalition convening

By Elisa Parker, ERA Coalition Policy and Partnerships Team Last Friday, more than 50 of our ERA Coalition partners who are leading the way on intersectional sex equality came together at Vital Voices, a Global Embassy for Women in Washington, D.C., as part of the 4-day art activation event Dendrofemonology:…

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