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.

The Violence Against Women Act and the "Boyfriend Loophole"

Passed in 1994, the Violence Against Women Act supports and protects survivors of domestic crimes. Since its enaction, it has dramatically shifted...

Hear us roar: How women are reshaping Texas politics

With Texas edging closer to battleground status the party that takes the state could be the party that captures the most votes...

Spotlight Series: Tegra Swogger and Circle Up UMW for Moms in Texas Fight for...

Our new Spotlight Series features interviews with changemakers and advocates fighting for a better Texas. In our second video...

Large parts of Texas are ‘contraceptive deserts’

Texas has a habit of pushing women to the edge of the conversation, but when it comes to healthcare policy the state...

Fighting Fertility Fraud

In its most recent session the Texas Legislature voted to delcare fertility fraud a form of sexual assault.  Senate...

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