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Embracing the Spectrum

Reader responses about a world without ‘this or that’ and ‘in or out’ — breaking the binary in action

  • 05/26/2020
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Identification in Non-Binary Terms

Being a feminist is not about defining the world as patriarchy or matriarchy, or even about correcting the notion that gender determines abilities. It is about building equality into all of our social and economic ecosystems.

  • 05/26/2020
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Ali Sands: Finding Myself Through My Partner’s Journey

It was about three years into our time as a couple when my partner shared a truth about identifying as a man.

  • 05/26/2020
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Q&A With Ruth Hayden

All women today — unlike 30 years ago — will say they know how to do money. But one-third at best are doing it. We need to take a leap to do something — not perfect, not monumental, but a start. We need to keep asking ourselves, what can we do today to get what we need?

  • 02/24/2020
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Fair Shake

When customers walk into the Richfield Liquor Store at the Shops at Lyndale, they expect to see the usual racks of

  • 01/26/2020
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ERA Impressions from Virginia

ERA Minnesota sent two representatives to Richmond, Virginia, to help with the final push for the 38th state to ratify

  • 01/17/2020
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Great American Outpost

Excerpt from “Great American Outpost: Dreamers, Mavericks, and the Making of an Oil Frontier,” by Maya Rao I only had

  • 07/01/2018
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2017 Changemakers: Women’s March Marchers – YOU!

Nevertheless she persisted”… your efforts for raising women’s voices and lives shake the world

  • 12/01/2017
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What it means to be female

Since last fall, I’ve been forced to have hard conversations with my daughter about what it means to be female

  • 06/01/2017

Equal rights: unfinished business

Legislators are trying to finally ratify the Equal Rights Amendment – proposed to Congress since 1923

  • 03/01/2017
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2016 Changemaker: Barbara Battiste

Changemakers: Working with facts to make change for women and girls through the legislative Office on the Economic Status of Women

  • 12/01/2016
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Women in the Legislature: Stalled progress?

Insights from Rep. Erin Murphy, Sen. Patricia Torres Ray, and Sen. Sandy Pappas

  • 10/01/2016