Ten Big Feminist Wins in 2022


It’s been a year for the history books—but it wasn’t all bad. Remember when…

1. Feminists throughout the U.S. mobilized in response to the overturn of Roe.

Feminist rally
WASHINGTON, DC – MAY 03: Pro-choice demonstrators gather in front of the Supreme Court of the United States on Tuesday, May 3, 2022 in Washington, DC. In a leaked initial draft majority opinion – obtained and published by Politico, and authenticated by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts – Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito wrote that the cases Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey should be overturned, which would end federal protection of abortion rights across the country. (Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)

In every state, from red to blue, feminists took to the streets to show anti-abortion lawmakers what they thought of abortion bans—and to protest the loss of a fundamental right that women and girls have held for 50 years.

2. Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in.

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson C, U.S. President Joe Biden L and Vice President Kamala Harris attend an event marking the Senate confirmation of Jackson for the Supreme Court at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C., the United States, on April 8, 2022. The White House held the event Friday afternoon to mark the Senate confirmation of the first African American woman for the Supreme Court. (Photo by Liu Jie/Xinhua via Getty Images)

Ketanji Brown Jackson became the first Black woman U.S. Supreme Court justice.

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