Category: Campaign

Hillary's Homegirls

April 17th, 2008
Marcia Dyson, Betsy Ebeling, NOW PACs Chair Kim Gandy and Irene Natividad traveled in North Carolina as the second stop on the Clinton Campaign's Women's Day of Action tour. more »

Has Hillary Clinton's Campaign Caused a Feminist Reawakening?

April 16th, 2008
Amanda Fortini writes in New York magazine, "Hillary Clinton declared her candidacy, and the sexism in America, long lying dormant, like some feral, tranquilized animal, yawned and revealed itself. Even those of us who didn’t usually concern ourselves wi… more »

You're invited to an "I'm Ready for Hillary" Party in Pennsylvania

April 16th, 2008
Women's rights activists know how important victory in Pennsylvania is to Hillary Clinton's campaign for the Presidency and to our lives and future. Kim Gandy, President of National NOW PAC, and other national and state NOW leaders are coming to Pennsyl… more »

Department of Corrections: Barack Obama on Annie Oakley and Hillary Clinton

April 15th, 2008
Sean Wilentz writes, "In his latest round of ad feminam slurs, Senator Barack Obama has denigrated Senator Hillary Clinton and her position on gun regulation by likening her to Annie Oakley. But once again, Obama has shot himself in the foot." more »

Many new videos for Hillary!

April 14th, 2008
Watch a video about Media Bias and Sexism Against Hillary, and many videos from grassroots supporters. more »

Celebrating Women: A Note from Dr. Maya Angelou

April 11th, 2008
Read and watch Maya Angelou's poem celebrating women and Hillary Clinton. more »

Protest Campaign Against Media Bias and in Support of Hillary Clinton

April 10th, 2008
This Friday, April 11th, there was a peaceful protest against media bias and voter suppression. If you couldn't make it, let your voice be heard by joining the email campaign all day long. Sign NOW's petition to the media protesting their coverage! more »

Men, it's not your place to tell Clinton to quit the race

April 7th, 2008
Connie Schultz, a Cleveland Plain Dealer columnist, writes "Someone tell me, please, how grown men in 2008 can believe it's their right - their duty, even - to tell a woman when she should rein in her ambition and go home." more »

Stop the presses — Hillary is a real human being

April 4th, 2008
Indiana columnist Stephanie Salter reports that Hillary "listened to questions, thought about answers and engaged in a way that belies the astronomical number of times she has been queried and grilled about every element of her existence. Over and over,… more »

Hillary's April Fools Joke

April 1st, 2008
Hillary Clinton stepped to the microphones on Tuesday, April 1, and said, "This has been a very hard fought race," she said. "We clearly need to do something so that our party and our people can make the right decision. So, I have a proposal." more »

At the Barricades in the Gender Wars

March 29th, 2008
The Wall Street Journal reports, "When Sen. Clinton started her presidential campaign more than a year ago, she said she wanted to shatter the ultimate glass ceiling. But many of her supporters see something troubling in the sometimes bitter resistance t… more »

Postfeminism and Other Fairy Tales

March 16th, 2008
Kate Zernike writes in the New York Times, "the politics of the last few months have certainly opened a spigot on the question of where exactly society stands on gender matters." more »

Send a Women's History Month Card to Hillary Clinton!

March 9th, 2008
Send Hillary Clinton a Women's History Month card - thanking her for having the guts to run, for standing up to the media, for being a role model for girls everywhere, and for making history. more »

NOW PAC Applauds Clinton's Triumph in Key States

March 5th, 2008
Hillary Rodham Clinton won rousing victories in Ohio, Texas and Rhode Island on Tuesday, proving once again that not only is she a fighter, but also that she can win key battleground states the Democrats need in November. more »

The hidden 'ism'

March 1st, 2008
Christine Craft writes in the San Francisco Chronicle, "While sexism hasn't had the same hideous history of lynchings as its companion 'ism,' the case can be made that gender bias is even more prevalent, more accepted, more insidious and more likely to d… more »

NOW PAC Gets Out the Vote in Ohio

February 29th, 2008
With the critical Ohio primary rapidly approaching, NOW volunteers and PAC staff are traveling to the Buckeye State to support Ohio NOW activists in getting out the women's vote. more »

Clinton's struggle vexes feminists

February 20th, 2008
Susan Milligan writes, "As Hillary Clinton struggles to regain her momentum in the presidential race, frustrated feminists are looking at what they see as the ultimate glass ceiling: A female candidate with a hyper-substantive career is now threatened wi… more »

Ignorance and Venom: The Media's Deeply Ingrained Sexism

February 14th, 2008
In her biweekly Below the Belt column, Kim Gandy writes: "I can't tell you how many people have emailed or called me, outraged by the sorry display of sexism in the media these days. Much of this venom is currently directed at one woman -- Sen. Hillary C… more »

When Women Rule

February 11th, 2008
Nicholas Kristof writes in the New York Times, "While no woman has been president of the United States — yet — the world does have several thousand years' worth of experience with female leaders. And I have to acknowledge it: Their historical record puts… more »

NOW Calls on NBC to Skip the Sexism and Report the News

February 8th, 2008
"Media misogyny has reached an all time high, and David Shuster's remarks on MSNBC about Chelsea Clinton are only the latest example," says NOW President Kim Gandy. more »

Hillary Clinton's Feb. 5 Speech

February 6th, 2008
After her wins on Super Tuesday, Hillary Clinton said, "You know, tonight, we are hearing the voices of people across America, people of all ages, of all colors, all faiths and all walks of life, people on the day shift, the night shift, the late shift,… more »

Women Deliver on Super Tuesday

February 6th, 2008
Kim Gandy, president of the National Organization for Women (NOW) and chair of the NOW PAC, and Eleanor Smeal, co-chair of the NOW Advisory Board, comment on the Super Tuesday results. "The women's vote carried Hillary Clinton to victory in delegate-rich… more »

The One To Take the Lead

February 5th, 2008
Susan Wood, former Assistant Commissioner for Women's Health at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), writes about the fight for emergency contraception. "I hope all of those who benefited from this decision know that it wouldn't have happened if it ha… more »

Kim Gandy: Why I Care So Much

February 4th, 2008
"Hillary Clinton is a national leader of the highest order, with the strength and determination and experience to deliver real change to our country. She has been a leader on women's rights and civil rights for over 30 years," writes Kim Gandy. more »

Why Hillary Is The Right Choice For Women

February 3rd, 2008
Martha Burk, Gloria Feldt, Cecelia Fire Thunder, Lulu Flores, Kim Gandy, Ellen Malcolm, Irene Natividad, Ellie Smeal, Gloria Steinem, and Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones write, "As women who have spent our careers fighting to protect a woman's right to choose… more »