Latest Blog Posts

Category
View All
blog
blog-featured
Exclusive
Featured
Hub-Article
Hub-GGM-Chicago
Hub-GGM-LA
Hub-Podcast
Hub-Video
MSMU
Occidental-College
Uncategorized
Topics
View All
2022
aapi
abortion
Access to Education
activism
Alice Paul
announcements
art
art installation
asian women
beauty standards
birth control
Black Girl Magic
Black maternal health
Black women
body autonomy
body shame
book bans
book talk
Breakthrough
candidate forum
child bride
civil rights
climate change
color congress
consent
covid
DEI
disabilities
Disability Discrimination
discrimination
economic inequality
editorial board
education
envision equality
equal pay
equal rights
Equal Rights Amendment
equality
ERA
era coalition
Faith
fat representation
feminism
feminist
feminist.com
film
ford foundation
fundraiser
Gen Z
gender
gender equality
Gender Equity
gender roles
gentrification
global
Global Girl Media
Global Girl Media Chicago
gun violence
health equity
hiring
hispanic
immigration
Indigenous Peoples
inequality
International Women's Day
intersectionality
Latina Media Co
latinas
Latine
latinos
LatinX
law reform
LGBTQ
los angeles
machismo
masculinity
ME TOO
menstruation
Mental Health
military
mother's day
movies
Ms Magazine
MSMU
occidental college
one fair wage
OpEd
paid leave
partner content
pay equity
people with disabilities
POETRY
Police Brutality
policing
political
politics
Press Release
queer
Racial Inequality
racial justice
Representation Matters
Reproductive Rights
roe v wade
segregation
Senate
sex trafficking
sexual abuse
sexual assault
sexual harassment
Social Justice
social media
SPOKEN WORD
sports
STEM
sustainability
technology
teen voices
The Gail Awards
The Representation Project
Title IX
town hall
trans
transgender
Ukraine
VAWA
Violence against women
voices of women media
voting
voting rights
War
women in business
women in government
women in politics
women in sports
Women's Equality Day
Women's History Month
women's enews
Women's Media Center
women's rights
Womens eNews
womens health
working families
World Pulse
youth
Transgender person holding the trans flag, with blog post title text in front

Cowgirl Boots, Anxious Nights: Transgender Youth and Families Fight Hostile Legislation and Sky-High Suicide Rates

By Rachel Cassandra Families of transgender youth share how they’re building safe and affirming homes for their children across the U.S. amidst such barriers. MADRID, SPAIN - 2022/07/09: A girl holds the Transgender Pride flag during the pride march held in one of the most important streets of Madrid. Thousands…

Read More

ERA

Protecting Queer Youth: Why Title IX is Not Enough, but the ERA Is!

By Caitlin Rich This September, the public comment period on proposed Title IX changes ended. The Department of Education will now consider more than 235,000 comments before issuing their final regulations. Many of the comments concern the rules’ interpretation of “sex-based” discrimination, which the Department has said includes discrimination based on sexual…

Read More

LGBTQ

Ta’Lor | Nonbinary Model Creating Affirming Spaces for BIPOC and LGBTQ+ Folks

Ta’Lor (They/Them) is a young actor, model with We Speak Models, writer, and artist living in New York City. Creativity and community are core elements that help them stay grounded and connected. Whether it’s acting, modeling or photography, Ta’Lor will utilize creativity as an outlet for self-expression and healing, “I have…

Read More

Charlie: Indigenous Influencer Leaving a Positive Impact

Charlie Amáyá Scott (She/They) is a Diné (Navajo) scholar born and raised within the central part of the Navajo Nation. When they made the move from their small town to Brown University, it was a big shift. “My graduating class for high school was 98% Navajo,” says Charlie, “It wasn’t…

Read More

Mom, I Always Knew You Were a Lesbian

Today, on #LesbianVisibilityDay, I recall how I collected the courage to become authentic. It had been six years since I delicately disclosed to my teenage son that I was dating a woman for the very first time. But my surprise announcement was quickly eclipsed by his sardonic response. “Mom, I…

Read More

Y’all Better Quiet Down

Breakthrough VOICES Activist Jari Jones recreates Sylvia Rivera’s infamous “Y’all Better Quiet Down” speech from the 1973 Gay Pride Rally in New York City. https://youtu.be/jZRGooCtfxU Breakthrough is a partner of the ERA Coalition and the Fund for Women’s Equality. For more stories like these visit: Breakthrough

Read More

Vladonna Rose-Transgender Activist from Los Angeles

Vladonna Rose (she/her) is a transgender actress, model, and activist from Los Angeles who calls out injustices that the LBGTQIA+ community faces. Recounting her childhood, Valdonna heard the word “gay” on the playground. Upon further research, she discovered the word “trans.” “It just clicked,” says Vladonna, “This is me, this…

Read More

DETRAS DE UNA MIRADA

Detras de Una Mirada is a short documentary film created in The Representation Project’s 2021 Youth Media Academy. In this short documentary film, Édgar Gaytán shares their experience of discrimination as a transgender person living in Mexico and their journey to self-acceptance and self-love. Content Warning: This film discusses sexual violence. https://youtu.be/ZYNh-TPD1Io…

Read More

CONDITIONED

Conditioned is a short documentary film created in The Representation Project’s 2021 Youth Media Academy. This short documentary shows the development of queer children’s media, beginning in the 1930s to present-day movies and TV shows. The filmmaker uses clips of TV shows and films to explore how queer representation can…

Read More

Fund for Women's Equality Statement on Pride Month

Pride Month is meant to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall Uprising against police violence, and to affirm the rights and inherent dignity of LGBTQTS people. The ERA Coalition/Fund for Women’s Equality stands in solidarity with the LGBTQTS community with our right to live a life true to who we are; equal…

Read More