Post Tagged with: "Congress"

Why A Woman’s Place Is In The House & The Senate, As Told By 8 Women Running This Year

Why A Woman’s Place Is In The House & The Senate, As Told By 8 Women Running This Year

By AnnaMarie Houlis via Fairygodboss Hillary Clinton once said, “When there are no ceilings, the sky’s the limit — so let’s keep going, until every one of the 161 million […]

February 26, 2018 ×
Senator Kamala Harris Sponsoring The First Federal US Bill Criminalizing Revenge Porn

Senator Kamala Harris Sponsoring The First Federal US Bill Criminalizing Revenge Porn

She made history in 2016 as the first Indian-American person to enter the US senate, and the first black senator from California, and now Kamala Harris could make history once […]

December 12, 2017 ×
The Silver Lining – These Progressive Women Just Made History In The US Election

The Silver Lining – These Progressive Women Just Made History In The US Election

For many of us, this has been a rough week in politics. The GTHQ team is still processing the shock of seeing Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton losing to outward bigot, […]

November 10, 2016 ×
FEMINIST FRIDAY: NJ Teacher Schools Kids On Gender Inequality In Gov’t, Kristen Bell Introduces “Pinksourcing”

FEMINIST FRIDAY: NJ Teacher Schools Kids On Gender Inequality In Gov’t, Kristen Bell Introduces “Pinksourcing”

It’s fri-yay! That means it’s time for another edition of Feminist Friday. These videos will leave you laughing, cheering and slow-clapping. When we talk about feminism, it has to be […]

September 23, 2016 ×
President Obama Signs ‘Girls Count Act’ Into Law, Designating Foreign Aid To Girl Power

President Obama Signs ‘Girls Count Act’ Into Law, Designating Foreign Aid To Girl Power

President Obama has just signed a major piece of foreign policy legislation that will potentially affect the lives of girls in developing countries all over the world. Dubbed Obama’s “girl […]

July 28, 2015 ×
Notable Badass Meryl Streep Wrote A Letter Urging Every Congress Member To Stand Up For Equality

Notable Badass Meryl Streep Wrote A Letter Urging Every Congress Member To Stand Up For Equality

You’d think in 2015 the US Constitution would have every amendment that we’d need for life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, right?! WRONG! There’s only so much we can […]

July 8, 2015 ×
There Are 100 Women In US Congress For The First Time In History!

There Are 100 Women In US Congress For The First Time In History!

Well the midterm elections are over, and for some, seeing the Republicans take control of the Senate with majority seats may have been a disappointment, but a change might be […]

November 6, 2014 ×
Shooting Victim Gabrielle Giffords: Don’t Give Up Speaking for What’s Right

Shooting Victim Gabrielle Giffords: Don’t Give Up Speaking for What’s Right

Former Arizona Senator Gabrielle Giffords is a survivor and a spokesperson for many people. She was shot in the head at a rally in Tucson, Arizona in 2011, and lived […]

June 27, 2013 ×
Former Miss America Runs For Congress. Believe It!

Former Miss America Runs For Congress. Believe It!

Erika Harold won Miss America in 2003, and since then, her life has taken a dramatic turn. She is officially running for Congress in the United States Government! She officially […]

June 6, 2013 ×
Is America Really Ready For A “Madame President”?

Is America Really Ready For A “Madame President”?

There is a shift happening in our culture, where more and more young girls and women are questioning why there still isn’t gender parity in our world, even thought it […]

May 3, 2013 ×
Shooting Survivor Gabrielle Giffords Pleads With Congress “You Must Do Something!” About Gun Violence

Shooting Survivor Gabrielle Giffords Pleads With Congress “You Must Do Something!” About Gun Violence

Today the US Senate held it’s first hearing on Gun-related Violence in over a year, as the recent shooting events of Sandy Hook Elementary, and Aurora Colorado shooting have become […]

January 30, 2013 ×
“The Sky’s The Limit” US Congress Swears In A Record-Breaking 20 Female Senators.

“The Sky’s The Limit” US Congress Swears In A Record-Breaking 20 Female Senators.

It was a record breaking day for US history, January 3rd 2013. It was the day a record-breaking number of women were sworn into congress. 20 women from across the […]

January 5, 2013 ×