As we observe Women’s Equality Day on Aug. 26, which commemorates the day on which the Nineteenth Amendment, giving women the right to vote, was certified in 1920, it’s important to take the opportunity to take stock. How far has the United States come in terms of women’s rights — and how is it stalling, or going backwards? The news in many quarters seems positive. More Democrat women are running for office in the 2018 midterm elections than ever before, and the #MeToo movement continues to drive public conversation. But there are some fundamental rights for American women remain at risk.
Throughout the #MeToo movement’s 2017, many of the women who came forward to tell their stories of sexual harassment and abuse while trying to do their jobs didn’t want their name used
Jessica Denson says she experienced sexual harassment while working on Trump’s 2016 campaign.
The wife of a Lincoln Park man who was deported last week after living in the U.S. for 30 years made it clear Sunday on the steps of the state Capitol that she’s willing to fight for his return.
Fat. Pig. Dog. Slob. Disgusting animal. These are just some of the names that Donald Trump has called women.