Gender and Democracy

We're half the people; we should be half the Congress.
~ Jeannette Rankin
A democratic home is the foundation of a democratic state.
~ Agnes E. Benedict
Did you ... suppose democracy was only for elections, for politics, and for a party name? I say democracy is only of use there that it may pass on and come to its flower and fruit in manners, in the highest forms of interaction ... in religion, literature, colleges and schools: Democracy in all public and private life.
~ Walt Whitman Women are an American majority, yet are still treated as an exploited minority. Women's wages, work, and representation remain inequitable. And what of the liberty rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered Americans? Read here for resources on gender and democracy.
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