Young feminists need to pay attention to Virginia’s upcoming election. And they need to vote in it, too.
From North Carolina to Virginia, students are taking action to ensure that their voices are heard loudly and clearly come the next election – no matter how much legislation stands in their way.
Wow, we can’t believe it’s almost here – Election Day is tomorrow! Everything we’ve been working on for months is on the line. It’s time to cast your vote and make your voice heard. With the polls this close, every vote really does count – especially young women’s votes. It’s time for us to hold […]
A headline on the Los Angeles Times‘ front page yesterday read, “Young Voters Fire Has Waned.” And boy, did they have facts to back that up: Well, at least they had Luke DeGregori, a 19-year-old University of Colorado student who the author called “typical”–even though he wasn’t even old enough to vote in the last […]
We have officially landed in Charlotte, North Carolina for the Democratic National Convention! It’s going to be an exciting week, and we can’t wait to share it with you here. We’ll be sending you live updates in the form of tweets, blogs and video from events like the youth, women’s, LGBT, and black caucuses, the […]
With millions of voters potentially impacted by new, restrictive voter ID laws, the question of why such laws are being enacted has a simple answer: to sway elections by only counting a portion of our citizens’ votes. This is especially true when it comes to student voters, one of the most underrepresented demographics at the ballot box, and female voters, who make up the majority of college students.
Guest post by FMF intern and Iowa State University student Molly Bryant. We did it! We won by a landslide, 64 to 36 percent vote against measure 3. Thanks in part to the organizing efforts and determination of college students in the North Dakota and Minnesota areas, North Dakota’s primary had astonishing turnout of 175,286 […]
You’re on notice – get yourself and your feminist group to your region’s Feminist Campus Leadership Conference. The conferences will take place in three different locations across the country this November- New England, the Midwest, and the West Coast. Registration is now open on our website so get your head counts finalized and get excited! […]
In Maine, Secretary of State Charlie Summers’ job it is to protect the voting rights of Maine residents, and yet he supports the legislation obviously suppressing that right. In June, upon Summers’ recommendation, Governor Paul LePage signed a bill into law repealing the state’s 38 year old law allowing same-day voter registration. This effectively strips […]
This post originally appeared on the Ms. Blog Our first #HERvotes blog carnival was so successful, we’re doing it again! On August 25-26, to mark the anniversaries of the passage of the 19th amendment and the March on Washington, Ms. joined with 21 women’s organizations to collectively publish 77 blog posts with a single harmonious […]