Are they coming for us next? How the Dobbs decision affects the LGBTQ community

Minutes after the leaked Dobbs decision and again this morning after the official SCOTUS decision was shared, I received texts and emails from clients and friends asking “are we next?” At first this took me back to the post-Prop 8 days, when we suffered a huge blow on the trajectory to gaining marriage rights and had no idea what was our immediate way forward. But this is much different. 

4th wave feminism, social media, and the fight for the ERA

The year 2012 marked the start of the fourth wave of feminism and brought with it the #MeToo movement and discussions surrounding rape culture, sexual harassment, and body shaming. Eight years into this new stage of feminism, the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) was ratified by Virginia–the 38th and final state needed for inclusion of the amendment in the U.S. Constitution. Like the other three waves of feminism, the fourth wave has contributed uniquely to the evolution of the fight for the ERA.

Welcoming June 2022’s Newest Members in Collaboration with the ERA Coalition

As we continue our fight towards the constitutional protections of those on the account of sex, many new companies, businesses, individuals, and organizations have followed suit and joined forces to become members of the ERA Coalition. As a show of our gratitude and continued support, we would like to take a moment to lift up our newest members this month, and spotlight a few of them.

Events for Juneteenth Weekend

Our friends at the Poor Peoples’ Campaign, Planned Parenthood, and other organizations have launched movements in the wake of a new wave of attacks on womens’ rights and worker protections. Listed below are just some of the upcoming actions initiated by the movement and supported amongst our partners this weekend, with a special call to action from our partner organization NAPAWF and an event hosted by Black-led organizations for Juneteenth.