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Meet the 116th US Congress

The women of the 116th US Congress have come a long way. We're overjoyed and excited for their journey ahead, but we are equally interested to hear about their roots. Read the origin stories of 5 inspirational women we can't wait to see on Capitol Hill.

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#WontBeErased and the Fight For LGBTQ+ Equality

The White House's latest initiative to legally narrow and redefine gender has instilled a lot of fear and uncertainty throughout the trans community. We examine the importance of supporting pro-Equality Act politicians and the various ways we can all step up to show our support for the LGTBQIA+ community and continue our fight for equality.

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The Woman Behind: Elisabeth Egan, Creator Of @100postcards

"I think there are so many people like me that just woke up and said if not my problem, who’s is it? And I’m not pretending to be solving anything with these postcards but it keeps me accountable." Elisabeth Egan is the writer behind the Instagram @100postcards and is using her platform to "Change the world one postcard at a time."

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Resisting Kavanaugh

Throughout the divisiveness of Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination hearing and recent sexual assault allegations, we ponder what lasting effects conservative rhetoric could have on our laws and, more importantly, the private lives of citizens.

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Vote: It Matters

Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, Washington State - we're counting on you to vote today. Not sure what's on the ballot or when your local primary takes place? Check out our calendar of events, issues and sign up for reminders so you don't miss the opportunity to make your voice heard.

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On Family Separation: What's Next?

In the wake of a signed Executive Order in response to family separation, we asked Janay Farmer, an associate at the Global Justice Law Group, to help us decipher the current immigration situation and shed some light on what we can do next.