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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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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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Los Angeles Times: California can be the leader in sexual harassment protection — if Jerry Brown signs these five bills

September 24, 2018 | by

The Los Angeles Times and the San Diego Union-Tribune published an op-ed written by Mira Sorvino about Equal Rights Advocates‘ #TakeTheLead slate of anti-sexual harassment bills. Sorvino mentions... read more

ERA Calls for Halt of Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearings

September 24, 2018 | by

  In response to the news of a second allegation of sexual misconduct by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Equal Rights Advocates releases the following statement: We call upon the U.S. Senate...
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Associated Press: 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Accepts Plaintiffs’ Request for Discretionary Appeal Regarding Class Certification in Microsoft Gender Discrimination Lawsuit

September 21, 2018 | by

The Associated Press and Business Wire mention Equal Rights Advocates as a supporting organization in an article about the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision to grant permission to appeal the... read more

The Washington Post: Allegations against Kavanaugh pose test for #MeToo movement

September 18, 2018 | by

Equal Rights Advocates Executive Director Noreen Farrell is quoted in a Washington Post article about the impact of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s coming forward with her story of surviving sexual... read more

Fox 11 News (L.A.): Mira Sorvino to Gov. Jerry Brown: ‘Do the Right Thing!’

September 18, 2018 | by

In a TV news segment and article, Fox 11 News spoke with actress Mira Sorvino about Equal Rights Advocates‘ #TakeTheLead slate of anti-sexual harassment bills in California. The news segment and... read more

Teen Vogue: McDonald’s Employees Plan Strike Against Sexual Harassment

September 18, 2018 | by

Equal Rights Advocates Executive Director Noreen Farrell is quoted by Teen Vogue in article about the national McDonald’s #MeToo strike, which was the first ever national walkout specifically over... read more

Urge CA Gov. Brown to Sign the #TakeTheLead Bills & Combat Sexual Harassment

September 18, 2018 | by

  Right now, California Gov. Jerry Brown is deciding whether to sign or veto the strongest slate of anti-sexual harassment bills our country has ever seen. He must decide by Sept. 30! Sexual...
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Huffington Post: McDonald’s Workers Strike Over Sexual Harassment In The Workplace

September 18, 2018 | by

The Huffington Post covered the national McDonald’s #MeToo strike, which was the first ever national walkout specifically over sexual harassment in U.S. history. Equal Rights Advocates is providing... read more