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Happy Women’s Equality Day!

“I raise up my voice — not so I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard … we cannot succeed when half of us are held back.” ~Malala Yousafzai The term “Women’s Equality Day” is a bit unfortunate, since it implies, when out of context, that women only have one … Continue reading

The Absolute Best Way to Reflect on Nixon’s Resignation

On this anniversary, let’s remember one great — but too often overlooked — Lesbian African-American House Representative from Texas who steered us through a Constitutional crisis 41 years ago with logic and passion. Check out Barbara Jordan‘s brief but prescient remarks to the House Judiciary Committee at the beginning of the Nixon impeachment hearings:

Congrats, Supreme Court

We think Barbara Jordan would be very happy with this week’s decisions. Let’s hope the word “inclusion” will soon be a word to celebrate on all counts.  ***

The Absolute Best Way to Reflect on Nixon’s Resignation

On this anniversary, let’s remember one great — but too often overlooked — Lesbian African-American House Representative from Texas who steered us through a Constitutional crisis 40 years ago with logic and passion. Check out Barbara Jordan‘s brief but prescient remarks to the House Judiciary Committee at the beginning of the Nixon impeachment hearings:   … Continue reading

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