Fighting for Women's Equality

Blog Posts by Jess Eagle

You’ve got a story. We want to hear it.

April 17, 2019 | by

Our stories are powerful. And when we combine the collective power of our individual stories and experiences, it can build movements and spark real change.   We at Equal Rights Advocates want to hear...
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#BeHEARD Act: The sexual harassment superbill we’ve been waiting for

April 11, 2019 | by

It’s 2019, and somehow millions of U.S. workers still are not protected from sexual harassment or discrimination under our civil rights laws. Service industry employees, domestic workers, and other...
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Ending the pushout of women in scientific research

February 20, 2019 | by

  We’re partnering with women scientists at the Scripps Research Institute to create innovative new policies for curbing sexual harassment in academic sciences and research. The academic sciences...
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Our Impact: Salary History Loophole Closed!

August 10, 2018 | by

We’re thrilled that Stronger CA priority bill “Closing the Salary History Loophole” (AB 2282 – Eggman) was fast-tracked by Governor Jerry Brown and signed into law on July 18. This bill will...
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How Devos’s Title IX Harms Trans & GNC Students

July 3, 2018 | by

  For years, Title IX protected transgender and gender nonconforming (GNC) students from discrimination at school. But the Trump Administration’s Department of Education rescinded these...
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7 Things You Didn’t Know about Equal Pay Day

April 10, 2018 | by

We all know the number: The average U.S. woman is paid only 80 cents for every dollar paid to her white male co-worker. As we watch the wage gap close inch by inch every year (but not last year —... read more