Do our leaders reflect the diversity of our people? Insights and analysis on gender and representation in federal positions.

TCF Bank Stadium at the University of Minnesota

Pitting men’s teams against women’s teams ignores alternative solutions and undermines gender equity.

White men’s dominance in state legislatures means their support matters for women of color lawmakers.

As women enter politics and assume more high-level positions, they face violent and vitriolic backlash to their political participation on gendered grounds.

As Minnesota and the nation reckon with racial injustice, Black women candidates are poised to speak on behalf of communities that are too often neglected, silenced, and ignored.

Despite their reputation for collaboration, on abortion policy, women lawmakers are as divided as the rest of the country.

Seven prominent scholars reflect on the suffrage movement’s unsung heroes, complexities, shortcomings, and enduring impact on American politics.