NOW and others protest cuts to social welfare programs

Social welfare programs were designed to limit access to some women. To improve them, we need to rethink our idea of the welfare recipient.

Cannabis social equity programs strive to promote racial equity in the growing legal marijuana industry. Should they also include women and LGBTQ+ people?

Woman with small child in her hands doing carework while man sits on couch

Unpaid carework is essential to our families, society, and economy. So why don’t we value it accordingly?

cleaning objects at apartment floor

Domestic workers are excluded from many state labor laws. A recent California bill could have changed that; unfortunately, it was vetoed.

Older LGBT people walking in Pride parade

LGBT elders face profound social and health disparities. A new study of aging LGBTQ Minnesotans identifies what we need to change to ensure LGBT people can age with dignity.

Marriage equality was a victory, but more adults are opting for non-traditional domestic and family structures. Policymakers can do more to protect all adult relationships equally under the law.