Monthly Archives: December 2016

If You Don’t Support Women’s Rights in 2017, Who Will?

We have 22 days to prepare, and no time to mince words: The President-elect has promised to implement an ideologically driven, anti-evidence, misogynist agenda by attacking women’s access to healthcare and attempting to criminalize almost all abortion. These threats are … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know About the “Women’s March on Philadelphia” January 21

  The rhetoric of the past election cycle has insulted, demonized, and threatened many of us–women, immigrants of all statuses, those with diverse religious faiths particularly Muslim, people who identify as LGBTQIA, Native and Indigenous people, Black and Brown people, … Continue reading

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Victory: Philadelphia Passes Equal Pay Legislation

Philadelphia City Council unanimously passed equal pay legislation that prohibits employers from asking applicants’ for their wages history, a best-practice formally recommended by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission as an “important step” to ensuring equal pay for equal work. … Continue reading

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“The Flailing Tail of a Dying Dinosaur”

On Friday, December 2, WLP Executive Director Carol E. Tracy gave this speech at our annual party at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia: My talk today is very different from the program we anticipated we’d be showing while … Continue reading

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