This summer and every summer, my body belongs to me.

“Every body is a bikini body” has been one of my favorite phrases for a long time. Growing up, I found that I was most unhappy with my body in the summer. Not only was I unable to achieve that mythical “bikini body” that all the magazines by the check-out counter promised to deliver, I also hated that the Read more …

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06.Jul.2020


The US Supreme Court Blocks the Trump Administration’s Attempt to End the DACA Program; Dreamers are Here to Stay

June 22, 2020 Last Thursday, the Supreme Court of the United States delivered a 5-4 ruling blocking the Trump administration’s attempt to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, an Obama-era program shielding undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children from deportation. This ruling provides hundreds of thousands of DACA recipients Read more …

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25.Jun.2020


“We have a lot of marching to do, momma”

It was a January day in 2017. The day after I found out that I was pregnant with my second child. My second daughter. My Bailey. I woke up early, packed snacks, dressed in layers, charged my cell phone and headed into DC, joining hundreds of thousands of women, men, and children to attend the Read more …

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09.Jun.2020


Breonna Taylor. Tamir Rice. Freddy Gray. Eric Garner. Sandra Bland. George Floyd.

These last two weeks, we’ve seen massive spikes in energy for Black Lives Matter and Black liberation. We’ve said their names and honored their lives. We’ve seen protests and riots spread across our nation, demanding justice for the countless Black lives lost to police brutality and racist ideology. We’ve seen this energy spread to social media, genuinely convincing people to be better allies Read more …

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09.Jun.2020


Mrs. America Episode 9 – The Finale

The popular Hulu series Mrs. America is reinvigorating discussions on the women’s movement of the 1970s, the battle for the Equal Rights Amendment, and the political legacy we continue to grapple with to this day. Like everyone watching this series, NOW staff and interns have strong opinions on the content and are sharing them through Read more …

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28.May.2020


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