What Women Need to Survive and Thrive After the COVID-19 ‘Shecession’

We are living through our nation’s first largely female recession, according to a new report from the University of Texas LBJ School...

Trans Woman, Girl Among First Texas Females to Become Eagle Scouts

Beatrix Jackman, a 19-year-old transgender woman attending the University of Texas at Austin, and Abby Winkelman, a 14-year old girl in Austin,...
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I Am Vanessa Guillén Bill Introduced in Congress

With the Guillén family on hand, U.S. Reps Markwayne Mullin (R-Oklahoma) and Jackie Speier (D-California) introduced the I Am Vanessa Guillen Act...

Women’s Preventive Health Care May Be Cut as State Balances COVID-19 Shortfalls

Advocates call for public discussion and input about proposed cuts to health care programs for Texas women. State agencies have been directed...

The Grim Reality: This is a Pink Recession

The coronavirus pandemic is driving a recession in Texas and across the United States right now, but unemployment data about who is...

Texas Lifts Tampon Ban at Bar Exam After Complaints Over Discriminatory Policy

Tampons and pads are no longer contraband at the upcoming bar exam for aspiring lawyers in Texas. Pausing a...

How are Women Doing in Texas? Lawmakers Respond.

Last week, we shared highlights of the economic hardships women face in Texas based on a 2020 study from the Texas Women’s...

Texas Women’s COO: Legislative Change Needed to Address Gender Inequities

In part two of our look at the economic hardships Texas women are facing, we posed four questions to Texas Women’s Foundation’s...

New Study: Texas Women Face Economic Hardship

Today over 14 million women and girls call Texas home, and 50% of women and girls live in the state’s three largest...

Women’s History Month: Five Women in Texas Politics to Remember

Women’s History Month has been celebrated since March 1987, but women have been breaking barriers in Texas politics for a long time.

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