Trump Chooses Amy Coney Barrett For SCOTUS

The Selection After Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a Supreme Court Justice notable for her feminist beliefs, passed away, Trump nominated Amy Coney Barrett to replace her. She currently serves as an appeals court judge in Chicago and was appointed to this position by President Trump in 2017. She is noted to be “as reliable a vote […]

Women Should be Paid Equally as Men in All Fields

Introduction There has been amazing progress for women’s rights, but even now, they still struggle for equal pay because they want the same appreciation for their hard work that is given to men for the same jobs. When a woman has the same job as a male, she still gets paid less even though she […]

Dress Codes Feed Into Sexism

This is a submission from our Leaders 4SC Middle School Camp. Someone could say that dress codes help keep people focused in school, but dress codes feed into sexism because they signal to girls that their bodies are sexual, they target women, men have more freedom to wear what they want, and women can’t feel […]

The Objectification and Dehumanization of Girls Through Dress Codes

This is a submission from our Leaders 4SC Middle School Camp. Dress codes and clothing expectations add to the objectification and dehumanization of girls. Although it may seem like it’s preventing them from wearing inappropriate clothes or that it’s protecting them, it actually prevents girls from being themselves and being comfortable, reinforces the idea that […]

Why Abortion Should Be Free and Legal for Everyone

This is a submission from our Leaders 4SC Middle School Camp. Despite what many people think, abortion is not murder, and it should be legal and free for any women who wishes to get one. It is a medical procedure like any other, and it is a woman’s choice. There is a ton of evidence […]

Little Sisters of the Poor v. Pennsylvania: Reproductive Rights in Jeopardy

Supreme Court’s Latest Restriction on Accessing Contraceptives Since no-cost contraceptive services became a mandatory component of company healthcare plans in 2010, several organizations have fought for and obtained religious exemptions from providing these reproductive services for their employees. These religious dispensations, which the Supreme Court has granted in spite of objections from several states and […]

The Necessity of Safe and Accessible Abortion Services

The Fight Over Abortion in the US Before the mid-1800s, pre-quickening abortions (conducted before the mother felt fetal movements), were a common procedure among women of all backgrounds. However, concerns over safety drove medical practitioners to advocate for anti-abortion laws in the mid-1800s. The 1873 passing of the Comstock Law prohibited the sale or distributing […]

Breonna Taylor Deserves Better – So Do Hundreds of Black Women

You likely have heard the name Breonna Taylor in recent conversations about police brutality. Taylor was killed in her Louisville, Kentucky home in March, and more than three months later, only one of the three officers involved in her murder has been fired. The brutal murder of Breonna Taylor was under-reported and did not incite […]

Gender Equality: Too Many Years Away

The Issue Even in 2019, women face disparity in every aspect of their lives. From child marriage to the wage gap, women have to work harder than men to prove themselves and to be afforded the same opportunities. The UN reports some horrifying statistics: Across the world, 750 million women were married by the age […]

US Women’s National Team’s Fight for Equal Pay

The Issue This summer, the US women’s national soccer team took home their fourth FIFA World Cup win, the most of any country in the world. Currently, they’re engaged in their victory tour in America. However, they have yet to be victorious in a momentous struggle – the one for equal pay. The issue of […]