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, March 29, 2016
Women’s Group Demands Trump Fire Campaign Manager Corey Lewandowski Over Battery Charges
Earlier today, Corey Lewandowski, Donald Trump’s campaign manager, was charged with misdemeanor battery by Florida police after Lewandowski forcefully grabbed Michelle Fields, a 28-year old Breitbart News Reporter at a press conference earlier this month at Trump National Golf Course. Shaunna...
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Newswire article
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Women’s Group Calls Rep. Luetkemeyer’s Comments on “Neutering” Elizabeth Warren Offensive and Sexist
Earlier today at a meeting of the American Bankers Association, Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) called Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) the “Darth Vader of the financial services world” and said that they needed to find a way to “neuter” her. Nita Chaudhary, co-founder of UltraViolet, issued the...
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Newswire article
Tuesday, March 08, 2016
New Online Ads Link GOP Senators to Donald Trump As They Refuse to #DoYourJob and Consider Obama Supreme Court Nominee
UltraViolet Action, a national women’s advocacy organization, is launching a new online ad campaign targeting Republican Senators from Iowa, New Hampshire, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin linking them to Donald Trump, and asserting that they want Trump to be responsible for picking the next...
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Newswire article
Wednesday, March 02, 2016
New Interactive Exhibit on the National Mall Features Abortion Stories of Real Women
Ahead of the Supreme Court oral arguments in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, the legal challenge to Texas House Bill 2, which severely restricts a woman’s constitutional right to abortion access, UltraViolet will present an interactive, multimedia exhibit on the National Mall showcasing the...
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Newswire article
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
As Voters Head to Caucuses in Las Vegas, Mobile Billboards on the Strip Highlight How Women Are Losing in Nevada
As voters in Nevada head to the polls for the Republican presidential caucus, giant mobile billboards will be traversing the strip in Las Vegas, showing voters the realities that women in their State face each day. The billboard, which is funded by UltraViolet, a national women’s advocacy...
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Newswire article
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
UltraViolet Responds to Waller County Grand Jury Decision on Sandra Bland Case
Yesterday, a Waller County Grand Jury decided not to indict any Waller County sheriff officials or jailers connected with the death of Sandra Bland, a 28-year-old black woman, for failing to properly signal a lane change. Bland was found dead in her jail cell three days later. “The grand jury today...
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Newswire article
Wednesday, December 02, 2015
New TV Ad: Planned Parenthood Patients Call for DOJ Investigation into Terror Attacks at Clinics
Pressure is rising on the Department of Justice this week to open a domestic terrorism investigation into the ongoing attacks on Planned Parenthood clinics, and abortion clinics, across the nation. Today, women’s group UltraViolet released a new ad featuring Planned Parenthood patients urging the...
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Newswire article
Wednesday, September 09, 2015
As Congress Starts Hearings on Planned Parenthood, Women’s Group Goes on Offense with New Abortion Ad on Local TV
As Congress holds its first official witch-hunt hearing into Planned Parenthood today, in a push that could lead to a government shutdown, women’s group UltraViolet is going on offense in the fight for women’s access to abortion health care. A national six figure ad buy launching today features a...
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Newswire article
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Netflix Under Fire from Women’s Group for Leaving Hourly Workers Out of Parental Leave Policy
Pressure is mounting on Netflix this week for leaving hourly workers out of their new parental leave policy. Women’s advocacy group, UltraViolet has been pressuring Netflix's leadership to correct course after a closer look at its unlimited parental leave policy exposed that only employees making...
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Newswire article
Friday, October 31, 2014
Women’s Group Demands DHS Investigate Rape and Harassment at Karnes Family Detention Center in Texas
UltraViolet, a national women’s advocacy organization, is demanding an immediate investigation by the Department of Homeland Security into accusations of rape and sexual assault of women at the Karnes Detention Center in Texas. According to numerous legal complaints filed, large numbers of women...
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