The YDWA Women’s Caucus posts monthly blog posts on topics related to all who identify as womxn. This months post was written by Seamus Davis on a topic important to YDWA (paid parental leave was one of our lobby day Continue reading Paid Parental Leave: Good for the Whole Family
This post is part of a regular blog series from the YDWA Women’s Caucus. Today’s post was written by Amy Veneziano. John Boehner is … an ally? Yeah, we’re pretty surprised to be saying that, too. Boehner, the Speaker of Continue reading Planned Parenthood: Will the Loss of John Boehner Help or Harm?
The YDWA Women’s Caucus posts monthly blog posts on topics related to all who identify as woman. This months post was written by Vice-Chair Katie Crombie. Women’s sexuality is a touchy topic. There are those that believe that it is Continue reading Sexual Choices: Between You, Your Doctor, and Your Partner – and Maybe Your Best Friends
This post is part of a regular blog series from the YDWA Women’s Caucus. Today’s post was written by Amy Veneziano. A few weeks ago, an anti-abortion organization called The Center for Medical Progress released a video of a sting Continue reading Planned Parenthood: Why Research is the better path
Over the past five years, tuition at Washington’s four-year universities has increased 34%, and that’s adjusting for inflation. With a national average increase of 17%, Washington has fallen behind, and students are paying the price (literally). But wait! As college Continue reading Back to School: Why is my tuition lower?
The State of Washington has become a major part of the oil, gas and coal industries’ efforts to sell domestic carbon products to Asia. This has come in the form of the largest rail to marine transfer terminals in the Continue reading Quite the Fight
Paint the Town Blue are events put on by YDWA, giving Young Democrats a chance to explore a new town, meet other Democrats, and support local communities. to Last year’s PTB events in Spokane and Vancouver were so successful that Continue reading Paint the Town Blue: Olympia
We’re going to double our Girl Scout cookie order next year. No, really: At the Young Democrats of Washington’s Women’s Caucus, we have never wondered whether a woman who was not born with women’s sex organs had a place in Continue reading Cookies & the Gender Conversation
History repeats itself. As cliché as it sounds, it bears saying in this instance. In the Pacific Northwest, we learn in our classrooms that in the 60’s, the civil rights movement happened, which means that everything has been solved, and Continue reading History Repeats Itself: A statement from the PCoC
Warmer weather has arrived, and with it increased dress code reminders and hand-wringing about modesty and “covering up.” It seems summer always brings a waft of body shaming. After all, those bare arms, exposed legs and general lack of a Continue reading Dress Code Disaster
Since Convention, two of our excellent college chapters have had their reorganization meetings. We wanted to congratulation both the Young Democrats of Washington State University and the Young Democrats at the University of Washington on their new Executive Boards! The Young Continue reading Congratulations to YDWSU & YDUW!