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The American Ethical Union Resolves to Eliminate Congress’ Deadline for Ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment

JUNE 2015 — At the 100th American Ethical Union Assembly, held in Stamford, CT, representatives of the member Ethical Societies passed a resolution to eliminate Congress’ deadline for ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment. Read the resolution here. The current … Continue reading

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Meryl Streep Lobbies for Equal Rights for Women

Meryl Streep, who will be playing British suffragette leader Emmeline Pankhurst in the film Suffragette, has lobbied Congress to revive the equal rights amendment. Read the story by Laura Tucker on AllMediaNY

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Passionate about candidate

Visit NCYouthRock – “Youth voices are important to the future of our state. We will educate and encourage NC youth and encourage our elected representatives to make decisions beneficial to young people in NC.” ~ Madison Kimrey

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NC lawmakers say “no” yet again to equality for women

By Roberta Madden (originally published in NC Policy Watch’s Progressive Voices) Forty years ago, 90 percent of Iceland’s women took “a day off,” refusing to work, cook, or tend the children. In a powerful strike for equality, 25,000 women from … Continue reading

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Report: Wage gap hurts most vulnerable in NC

Read the story in The Asheville Citizen-Times by Beth Walton.

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The New Women Warriors

 The new women warriors: Reviving the fight for equal rights Watch the video and read the article by Jessica Ravitz on CNN.

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Gloria Steinem on Black Women: ‘They Invented the Feminist Movement’

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Fearless Carla Cunningham and Introduction of ERA in NC

“ERA is in the air,” according to Gailya Paliga, President of the NC National Organization for Women. The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) is the topic of a new book – “Equal Means Equal, Why the Time for an Equal Rights Amendment Is … Continue reading

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Alice Paul: Equal rights leader, fighter

Read the article about Alice Paul, author of the Equal Rights Amendment, by Macklin K. Reid in The Ridgefield Press.  

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ERA Alive and Kicking in Goldsboro

Wayne Community College was the scene of a program about the Equal Rights Amendment on October 21. Pictured are, from left, Ann Humphries, who lobbied for the ERA in North Carolina in the 1970s; her daughter Tara Humphries; and Roberta … Continue reading

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