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, June 18, 2019
Women’s Group Challenges 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidates to Address Questions on Ending the Hyde Amendment, Addressing Sexual Violence, Combating Police Violence Against Black and Brown Women, and Fighting for Equal Pay
Ahead of the first Democratic presidential primary debate later this month, members of UltraViolet Action are challenging 2020 candidates to address key questions on important issues facing women in the United States, including plans to expand abortion access and end the Hyde Amendmnet, addressing...
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Friday, April 12, 2019
Plane Flies Over Netflix HQ’s in Los Gatos Urging the Company to Stop Filming in Georgia Until Anti-Abortion Law is Vetoed or Repealed
Today, Friday, April 12th, a plane will fly over Netflix’s corporate headquarters in Los Gatos urging the company to support Georgia women and stop filming in the State until Georgia’s dangerous abortion ban, HB 481, is vetoed or repealed. The plane, which was commissioned by UltraViolet, a leading...
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Wednesday, April 10, 2019
20,000 to Netflix: Boycott Georgia until the Dangerous Abortion Ban is Vetoed or Repealed
A new campaign from UltraViolet, a leading national women’s advocacy organization, is calling on Netflix to stop filming in Georgia until the state’s dangerous abortion ban, HB 481, is vetoed or repealed. The petition has been signed by almost 20,000 people in just the last twenty-four hours. VIEW...
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Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Women’s Group to Fox News: #FireTuckerCarlson
Earlier this week, UltraViolet, a leading national women’s organization, called on Fox News to fire Tucker Carlson for his overtly sexist comments and defense of domestic abusers and child rapists. More recent developments show Carlson making sexist and demeaning comments about the 2007 Miss Teen...
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Friday, November 16, 2018
Women’s Group: DeVos’ New Rules on Campus Sexual Assault Encourage Schools to Be Complicit in Sexual Violence
This morning, Trump Administration Secretary of Education Betsy Devos’ new regulations on campus sexual misconduct were released . The new rules would weaken protections for sexual assault survivors and make schools more dangerous by reducing reporting requirements, allowing schools to ignore...
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Monday, October 22, 2018
UltraViolet Reacts to Trump Administration Plans to Roll Back Recognition and Protections of Transgender People
Yesterday, the New York Times reported on a memo from the Department of Health and Human Services with plans to establish a legal definition of sex under Title IX, in a Trump administration effort to roll back recognition and protections of transgender people under federal civil rights law. In...
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Monday, October 15, 2018
UltraViolet PAC Names & Endorses 10 Trailblazing State and Local Women Candidates You Should Know About
UltraViolet PAC, a leading national women’s organization, today launched a new campaign to engage voters in the importance of non-federal races by naming a list of the 10 trailblazing down-ballot women candidates that everyone should know about. "Many are saying this will be the ‘year of the woman...
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Friday, October 05, 2018
Women’s Group on Kavanaugh Vote
Statement from Shaunna Thomas, co-founder of UltraViolet Action, a leading national women’s group: “This doesn’t end tomorrow. It ends in November.”
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Thursday, October 04, 2018
Women’s Group on the FBI Investigation Into Brett Kavanaugh
Statement from Shaunna Thomas, co-founder of UltraViolet Action, a leading national women’s group: “The results of the FBI investigation into Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s accusations against Brett Kavanaugh are for lack of a better word: bullshit. “Investigations are always stacked against survivors...
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Thursday, October 04, 2018
Sexual Assault Survivors from Maine to Sen. Collins in New Letter: ‘We Urge You to Prevent Kavanaugh's Confirmation to the Supreme Court’
A group of sexual assault survivors from across Maine have joined together to send an open letter to Senator Susan Collins demanding she believe survivors and publicly commit to rejecting Judge Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court. The letter, which was organized by UltraViolet...
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