politics

Bee Nguyen helped Democrats win Georgia. Her next goal: Becoming the state’s top elections official.

Nguyen announced her candidacy for Georgia secretary of state on May 4, becoming the first major Democrat to enter the 2022 race

States passed 28 antiabortion restrictions in 4 days. Here’s what to know about the surge in legislation.

The volume of bills being proposed is historic

After 100 days, how have Biden’s policies helped American women?

We asked policy experts to evaluate the president’s performance

For first time in U.S. history, two women will sit behind the president at a joint session of Congress

President Biden will deliver his first such address on Wednesday

Most new parents have 0 days of paid leave. Everyone could have 12 weeks under Biden’s plan.

The U.S. is the only industrialized country in the world without paid family leave

Violence against Indigenous women is ‘a crisis.’ Deb Haaland’s new Missing & Murdered Unit could help, advocates say.

Native American women are murdered at a rate as high as 10 times the national average

Sexual harassment laws in Australia don’t apply to politicians. Women protested — and won.

The loophole has existed for 37 years

LGBTQ women face major hurdles running for public office. They’re not giving up.

A report is the first to analyze the motivations and barriers for LGBTQ candidates

Paid internships in Congress can be life-changing. 3 out of 4 go to White people.

Students who attended or graduated from private universities were overrepresented among the paid intern corps

Black women were hailed after the 2020 election. They still make up less than 5 percent of all state legislators.

‘The numbers are stark,’ one expert said