Fighting for Women's Equality

Blog Posts by ERA Staff

Thank you for donating!

November 7, 2018 | by

Because of you, #EqualityIsPawssible. Thank you, from all of us at Equal Rights Advocates, for standing with us this Giving Tuesday. ERA has never been better positioned than it is now to seize this... read more

BREAKING: Amended Federal Lawsuit Against DeVos Shows Title IX Policy Was Based on Sexist Stereotypes, Is Unconstitutional

October 31, 2018 | by

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 31, 2018   BREAKING: New Evidence Strengthens Claim that Trump’s Title IX Policy Was Based on Sexist Stereotypes, Rendering It Unconstitutional Amended Federal...
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5 Simple Steps to Ensure Justice & Equity Prevail on Nov. 6

October 19, 2018 | by

We’ll get right down to it: On Nov. 6, we all need to turn out to vote. Why? Because our rights are literally on the line. Because just 2 Senate votes meant the difference in Brett Kavanaugh...
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BuzzFeed News: Here’s How Laws Are Changing With The #MeToo Movement

October 11, 2018 | by

BuzzFeed News interviewed Senior Counsel for Workplace Justice & Public Policy Jessica Stender about anti-sexual harassment legislation sponsored by Equal Rights Advocates in California in an article... read more

“You have galvanized our movement to replace you. We are united more than ever before.”

October 6, 2018 | by

Equal Rights Advocates joins many throughout the country devastated by today’s vote ascending Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court. The Supreme Court is charged with defending and...
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Washington Post: Kavanaugh allegations join debate over campus investigations

September 30, 2018 | by

The Washington Post (and many other media outlets) published an Associated Press article quoting Executive Director Noreen Farrell. The article discusses Title IX and campus sexual assault... read more

Gov. Brown Signs ERA’s #MeToo Bills, Strongest Sexual Harassment Legislation in the Nation

September 30, 2018 | by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018   CONTACTS Jess Eagle Equal Rights Advocates 415.575.2380 Jasmin Tuffaha California Employment Lawyers Association 818.274.6649...
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Washington Post: After Kavanaugh-Ford Hearing, Does MeToo Face a Backlash?

September 28, 2018 | by

The Associated Press spoke with Executive Director Noreen Farrell for an article that appeared in the Washington Post, U.S. News & World Report, and many other news outlets, about the possible... read more

Youth Radio: Equal Rights Advocates Blasts Senate Judiciary Committee on Ford/Kavanaugh Hearing

September 27, 2018 | by

Youth Radio (a national network of young journalists and artists based in Oakland, CA) published a Q&A-style interview with Staff Attorney Maha Ibrahim regarding today’s confirmation hearing of... read more

BuzzFeed News: UC Santa Cruz Professor Gopal Balakrishnan Violated The School’s Harassment Policy

September 25, 2018 | by

BuzzFeed News interviewed Executive Director Noreen Farrell about a slew of sexual assault and misconduct allegations against a University of California Santa Cruz science professor. The article also... read more