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

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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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Thursday, September 27, 2018
It Is Now Crystal Clear: Brett Kavanaugh Should Not Only Never Step Foot Inside The Supreme Court, He Should Be Removed from the Bench Entirely
It Is Now Crystal Clear: Brett Kavanaugh Should Not Only Never Step Foot Inside The Supreme Court, He Should Be Removed from the Bench Entirely In reaction to Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony, Shaunna Thomas, Executive Director of leading women’s advocacy group, UltraViolet, issued the following...
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Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Women’s Group: Upcoming Senate Judiciary Committee Hearings on Kavanaugh Should Be Canceled, Kavanaugh’s Nomination Withdrawn Immediately
Moments ago, lawyer Michael Avenatti revealed new allegations of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh by his client Julie Swetnick, a survivor of a ‘gang rape’ where she alleges Kavanaugh was present. She submitted testimony under oath that she witnessed Kavanaugh’s...
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Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Trump’s Attacks On Deborah Ramirez Are Vile & Disgusting
Statement from Shaunna Thomas, Executive Director and Co-Founder of UltraViolet Action, a leading national women’s organization: “Just when you think we’ve hit rock bottom, Donald Trump finds a way to go even lower. “It is clear that Trump and Senate Republicans are not at all interested in...
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Thursday, September 20, 2018
Brett Kavanaugh has Already Lied to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Multiple Occasions; Why Should We Believe Him Now?
BREAKING in today’s Washington Post: Brett Kavanaugh’s answers to the Senate Judiciary Committee “warrant heavy skepticism” and are “not accurate.” So that begs the question, if Brett Kavanaugh has already lied to the Senate once, why should we believe his denials of Dr. Blasey Ford’s accusations...
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