Women Matter Use Your Power
House Republicans kill ERA: Which was still alive?
Not sure what the bigger surprise was here – that a House of Delegates subcommittee voted 5-2 on a party-line vote to kill a bill that would ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, or that the ERA was on the docket in 2014 in the first place.
We the Equality People vs Legislators & Governors for Inequality
When two or three are gathered in true patriotic unity, even State House Legislators listen.ÂÂ Women matter and it’s time for America to benefit from, not repress, female power. ÂÂ Truth is, women of any color are more in danger of being beaten, raped or murdered by someone they know in the military, neighborhood and living rooms during a Super Bowl game.ÂÂ
However, when two or three are gathered in union for equal opportunity for all regardless of gender, even the Virginia General Assembly, if only behind closed Privileges and Elections committee doors, recognizes Attention Must Be Paid.
Page 1 of 15
Not sure what the bigger surprise was here – that a House of Delegates subcommittee voted 5-2 on a party-line vote to kill a bill that would ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, or that the ERA was on the docket in 2014 in the first place. ÂÂ Read more
Augusta Free Press 01 Mar 2014 Hits:17 LatestRead more
Candace Graham, Co-Founder of Women Matter User Your Power, submitted the following letter to the Richmond Tmes Dispatch for publication on Saturday, 2/22/2014. Dear Editor: "One Man Should Not Block the Democratic Process in the General Assembly" Chairman Cole has refused to docket the Equal Rights Amendment Bill, which passed unanimously in the Senate Rules Committee and passed the Senate, with bipartisan support. By doing so, Chairman Cole is using his authority to block the democratic process, denying not just the women of Virginia, but all women of the United States the right to...
22 Feb 2014 Hits:47 LatestRead more
The new principal at my school used two phrases while addressing new dress code rules to a class: "Modest is hottest" and "boys will be boys." He should have said something more along the lines of: "The school dress code was established to provide our students with a safe and orderly learning environment that is free from distractions." Read more
Marion Mayer 22 Jan 2014 Hits:71 ERA WarriorsRead more
According to the Center for Women’s Policy Research, the U.S. economy could produce $447.6 billion in additional income if women were paid an equivalent wage to that of their male counterparts. That’s greater than the GDP of the state of Virginia. Read more
Erin Delmore 14 Jan 2014 Hits:77 LatestRead more
Hillary Clinton warns in a new book that the “clock is turning back” on women across America and offers a passionate argument for prioritizing the advancement of women and girls. “[Fighting] to give women and girls a fighting chance isn’t just a nice thing to do,” Clinton writes in “The Shriver Report: A woman’s nation pushes back from the brink.” “It isn’t some luxury that we only get to when we have time on our hands. This is a core imperative for every human being in every society. If we do not continue the campaign for...
Katie Glueck 13 Jan 2014 Hits:42 LatestRead more
There are only 5 things this feminist wants for Christmas, and they are not monetary, vain, or tangible. They are wishes and hopes and desires that I find are missing in society. They are necessary for the enlightenment and empowerment of our girls and women, and I consider them "gifts" because they need to be given from a place of goodness and mutual respect. Read more
Marina DelVecchio 24 Dec 2013 Hits:157 LatestRead more
Ride the Wave Warrior Sisters!!!" What's happening now feels like something new again. It's defined by technology: tools that are allowing women to build a strong, popular, reactive movement online. Just how popular is sometimes slightly startling". Read more here
Kira Cochrane 12 Dec 2013 Hits:345 LatestRead more
Mandela’s intimate experience with poverty and oppression showed him that reproductive freedom was intrinsically tied to economic security. Thus, this Nobel Peace Prize winner known worldwide for his pursuit of human equality chose as one of his first acts of elected leadership to cement that fundamental cornerstone of women’s equality into law. Read more
Ilyse Hogue 09 Dec 2013 Hits:187 LatestRead more
Join Our Mailing List
Chatroll Live Chat