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Equal Rights Advocates protects and expands economic and educational access and opportunities for women and girls.

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The Taboo of the Tip


Imagine getting paid $2.13 per hour.  This is the wage the federal government and most states allow employers to pay tipped workers. On today’s national day of action to abolish the tipped minimum... read more

Holding Sessions Accountable: The Whole World is Watching


Jeff Sessions’ confirmation yesterday as Attorney General is an affront to women, immigrants, the LGBTQI community, and people of color. As Attorney General, he poses a real and serious threat to... read more

We Will Continue to Fight Campus Sexual Assault


Yesterday, the unthinkable happened. Betsy DeVos was confirmed as Secretary of Education. DeVos has a long history of supporting private schools at the expense of public education. At her... read more

The Shameful, Sexist Silencing of Sen. Warren


“They can shut me up, but they can’t change the truth.” The shameful and sexist behavior of Senate leader Mitch McConnell and his Republican colleagues in silencing Elizabeth Warren last night... read more

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  • Ex-Uber employee’s viral letter reveals a bigger issue about sexual harassment in the workplace
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  • Next step after Women’s March: Pass the ERA
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  • Wild parties, an alleged rape, and a high school’s troubling response
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  • In the News: Stanford Failed to Stop Sexual Predator for Years, Lawsuit Alleges
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