UltraViolet

UltraViolet is an online community of over 550,000 women and men who want to take collective action to expose and fight sexism in the public sector, private sector and the media.  Find out more at WeAreUltraViolet.org

Releases by this organization

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Tuesday, May 08, 2018
Women’s Group Calls for NY AG Eric Schneiderman’s Immediate Resignation After Physical Abuse Allegations Surface
Statement from Shaunna Thomas, co-founder of UltraViolet, on reports in The New Yorker that four women have accused New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman of physical abuse : “The actions of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman are horrific. This is unacceptable in any scenario, but...
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Friday, May 04, 2018
DCCC Should #BelieveWomen and Drop Cisneros from Red to Blue
In reaction to allegations of sexual harassment mounted against CA39 House candidate Gil Cisneros by CA State Assembly candidate Melissa Fazli, Shaunna Thomas, Co-Founder of UltraViolet Action, a leading national women’s group, issued the following statement: “Sexual harassment is an epidemic that...
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Thursday, April 19, 2018
UltraViolet on the Senate Rules Change Allowing New Parents to Bring Their Children on the Senate Floor
Statement from Nita Chaudhary, co-founder of UltraViolet, a leading national women’s advocacy organization: "We are simultaneously thrilled that Senator Duckworth will be able to use her powerful voice on the Senate floor while she cares for her newborn daughter, and stunned that it took the Senate...
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Monday, April 09, 2018
Women’s Group Congratulates Senator Tammy Duckworth for Making History As First U.S. Senator to Give Birth While in Office
In reaction to the announcement that Senator Tammy Duckworth gave birth to her child today—making her the first U.S. Senator in history to give birth while in office—Nita Chaudhary, Co-Founder of UltraViolet, a leading national women’s group, issued the following statement: “We send our...
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Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Women’s Group On Ruling That Summer Zervos’ Lawsuit Against Trump Can Move Forward
A Manhattan Supreme Court judge ruled today that President Trump must to face a defamation lawsuit brought by former Apprentice contestant Summer Zervos. Justice Jennifer Schecter wrote in her ruling that a “sitting president is not immune from being sued in federal court for unofficial acts,”...
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Thursday, March 01, 2018
Women’s Group Demands Mitch McConnell Change Senate Rules to Allow New Mother Senators to Do Their Job
UltraViolet, a leading national women’s group, today launched a campaign demanding that Mitch McConnell and Republicans modernize its rules in the US Senate to allow new mothers to vote while caring for their children. The new campaign comes after expectant mother Senator Tammy Duckworth ((D-IL)—...
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Friday, February 16, 2018
Domestic Abuse Survivors Demand WH Chief of Staff John Kelly’s Resignation for ‘Giving Cover’ to Rob Porter
More than 1,840 survivors of domestic and sexual abuse have signed onto a new letter organized by UltraViolet, a leading women’s advocacy group demanding White House Chief of Staff John Kelly resign immediately over his actions to ignore and excuse White House aide Rob Porter’s history of domestic...
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Thursday, February 08, 2018
Women’s Group: John Kelly Must Resign
Statement by Nita Chaudhary, Co-Founder of Ultraviolet, on White House Chief of Staff John Kelly: “It is time for John Kelly to go. It is now clear that he is not part of the solution, but rather a large part of the problem in this White House. “In the last week alone, Kelly has stood by, defended...
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Wednesday, February 07, 2018
Women’s Group on Wynn’s Resignation As CEO and Chair of Wynn Resor
Last night, news broke that Steve Wynn resigned as CEO and Chairman of Wynn Resorts. The announcement comes after the Wall Street Journal broke a story last month describing more than a dozen instances of sexual harassment and coercion allegations against Steve Wynn. In reaction to the news, Nita...
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Friday, January 26, 2018
Women’s Group Calls On Wynn Resorts, RNC to Fire Steve Wynn
Earlier today, the Wall Street Journal broke a story describing more than a dozen instances of sexual harassment and assault allegations against Steve Wynn. In reaction to the news, Nita Chaudhary, co-founder of UltraViolet, a leading women’s advocacy organization, issued the following statement,...
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