by Tammy Caputi
Unlike most countries in the world, the United States does not have a constitutional equality provision guaranteeing equal rights for women. Cathi Herrod, of the Center for Arizona Policy, thinks sex discrimination is something to “pray for”. She sent false and misleading statements regarding the recent attempt to move ratification of the ERA forward in Arizona.
by Tammy Caputi
State Rep. Michelle Ugenti-Rita, R-Scottsdale recently proposed legislation to ban all marriages for people under the age of 18. Arizona is one of 25 states without a minimum age for marriage, and would have been the first state in the country to ban underage marriages without exception.
"When two daughters of the South, Director Frances Causey and Producer Sally Holst, set out to find causes for the continuing racial divisions in the United States, they discovered that the politics of slavery didn’t end after the Civil War. In an astonishingly candid...
It has been over 45 years since the creation of Title IX which provided equal opportunities for girls in education and sports in high school and college. Title IX was not around in 1965 when I entered the 11th grade at Iowa City High School.
As a history buff, I have long been a student of the women’s movement. The more we know about history, the more we know about ourselves. As we stand on the shoulders of those who came before us, we are more empowered.
My mother was born in the United States of America without the right to vote. I just stopped to re-read that sentence because it seems so, you know, quaint. Okay, preposterous.