Fighting for Women's Equality

Blog Posts by Noreen Farrell

Pushing the Envelope on Equal Pay Laws with Equal Pay Today!

May 25, 2017 | by

For months, advocates nationwide have been forced onto the defense – to preserve our hard-fought gains and ensure the civil rights of women, girls, and vulnerable communities are not threatened....
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To the Companies Who Withdrew Support From Bill O’Reilly and Fox News, Thank You From the Women of America

April 14, 2017 | by

This post also appears on Medium. Follow Noreen Farrell’s writings on Medium here.  Over the span of 14 years, five women charged Bill O’Reilly of Fox News with verbal abuse, lewd comments,...
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Black Girls Deserve More than Just One Month

February 28, 2017 | by

“I want to be the captain of my own ship, the catalyst of my own future.”  As black history month comes to an end, we reflect on the importance of listening to the lived experiences of black...
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We Must Defend Title IX Rights of Transgender Students

February 24, 2017 | by

Yesterday, the Trump administration took the callous and offensive step of withdrawing federal guidelines that ensure schools protect transgender students’ right to a safe and equal education. This...
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We Will Continue to Fight Campus Sexual Assault

February 8, 2017 | by

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...
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Join the Equal Rights Action Team

November 30, 2016 | by

After the election, I asked you to join Equal Rights Advocates to stand against hatred in all forms, and to fight for equality and justice. Since then, thousands of people have asked us what actions... read more

I stand with you

November 15, 2016 | by

Join the Equal Rights Action Team to stand with our communities Fifty-six years ago, a young black girl began her first day at an all-white school. Angry protesters screamed at her as she walked by...
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We aren’t going anywhere

November 9, 2016 | by

Today is a day to roll up our sleeves. Equal Rights Advocates stands firmly against misogyny, racism, homophobia and hatred in all forms, no matter the outcome of political elections. Today, our work...
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Remember our Power on this Latina Equal Pay Day

November 1, 2016 | by

This piece was co-authored by Xochitl Oseguera, Director MamásConPoder, MomsRising Spanish language community. Lucianna Borrego, a grocery deli cashier in California, was thrilled to be expecting a...
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Calling for Pay Equity on Women’s Equality Day

August 26, 2016 | by

Today is Women’s Equality Day – the day the nation celebrates the progress made in the 96 years since women won the right to vote. Not since 1920 has our progress been more apparent than it is...
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