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ERA Rejects Trump Admin’s Proposed Sexual Assault Rules that Promote Rape Culture on Campus

November 16, 2018 | by

Note: The public comment period is open! It’s time to shout our objections. Comment now, or use our Comment Guide to learn more.  What you need to know about the Trump Administration’s absurd campus...
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Giving Tuesday: On Nov. 27, #EqualityIsPawssible

November 14, 2018 | by

How do kickass gender justice lawyers unwind? With cute puppies. With partners and advocates like you by our side, Equal Rights Advocates hustled hard in 2018 to pass the boldest anti-sexual...
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Our Bodies on the Line: Latina Equal Pay and #MeToo

November 1, 2018 | by

By Noreen Farrell and Mónica Ramírez This piece was originally published by Luz Collective, and cross-posted here with permission.    Nearly one year ago exactly, we experienced a watershed moment...
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Next week, we vote for women’s equality in the workplace

October 31, 2018 | by

By: Joi Chaney & Noreen Farrell This blog is being cross-posted on Joi Chaney’s Medium Page, Noreen Farrell’s Medium Page, and the United State of Women’s Forbes Page.   As the nation reflects...
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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

Survivors Who Want to Come Forward: Where to Start

October 9, 2018 | by

By Rebecca Berry, Esq. Disturbing and triggering news related to sexual violence is almost unavoidable these days. From #MeToo stories in Hollywood, to the news of Bill Cosby’s sentencing, 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

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