Today is Equal Pay Day: the day that symbolizes how far into the year an average woman must work to earn what the average white man earned in the previous year. But that “average woman” doesn’t tell the whole story.
It is better to speak and act, remembering Assata Shakur’s wise reminder that we have nothing to lose but our chains.
Hint: It’s not the old, rich, white men, trying to shut Planned Parenthood down.
Celebrating the Leaders in Black Communities Who Have Fought — and Who Are Fighting — for the Healthiest, Most Just Generation Ever
While we celebrate those who have in the past and those who continue to the fight today at the intersections of racial, gender, reproductive, and LGBTQ justice, we must also join in the fight with them.
Trump’s rhetoric could lead to real voter suppression and violence. And when Trump indicated that he’d reject the election’s results if he loses, he wasn’t just whining — he was stoking his supporters’ threats of violence, and encouraging voter intimidation and racial profiling at the polls.
2 Things You Need to Know About the Gender Pay Gap: Women of Color Bear the Brunt of It, and GOP Presidential Candidates Won't Help
Call Your Senators
The Senate is on the verge of voting to demolish health care for millions and cut off Planned Parenthood patients from care. Let's keep their phones ringing off the hook.
Fight for Birth Control Access
HHS Secretary Tom Price is putting no-copay birth control coverage at risk. Demand that he and the administration protect full insurance coverage of birth control with no copay.
Be a PP Defender
Defenders are a core group of supporters who have said they'll give their time to defend Planned Parenthood, the health services they provide, and the people who rely on them — in what just may be the fight of our lives.