The 3 E’s with Lt. Gov Jenean Hampton

Sarah Lenti | Jan 12, 2016

Allow me to introduce you to Kentucky’s newly-elected Lieutenant Governor, Jenean Hampton. She doesn’t want to be called the ‘first’ anything, but she is, in fact, the first African-American to ever hold statewide office in Kentucky. An Air Force officer of 7 years, Lt. Gov. Hampton ran her race as a private citizen and considers More »

Ayanna Pressley, in honor of 95th Women’s Equality Day

Lauren Bush | Aug 26, 2015

Lauren Bush of Political Parity met with Boston City Councillor-At-Large, Ayanna Pressley, in honor of Women’s Equality Day. Today marks the 95th anniversary of the women’s right to vote and the 44th anniversary of Women’s Equality Day. As a champion of women and girls, we were thrilled to speak with the Councillor in honor of More »

Twitter Town Hall to #FlipTheScript

Lauren Bush | Jul 24, 2015

We partnered with She Should Run to #FlipTheScript on the sexist coverage women face on the campaign trail and in elected office. Independent Women’s Forum, Krystal Ball of MSNBC, Ms. Foundation for Women, and share our belief that female candidates shouldn’t be faced with double standards and irrelevant commentary. We joined together for a live town More »

Saying good luck, not goodbye

Yasmin Gentry | Jun 17, 2015

Yasmin Gentry has been Political Parity’s dynamo intern for the last six months. She has been an amazing addition to our team and we have been thrilled with her contribution. Before she leaves us to embark on an exciting trip to Europe and begin her senior year at Boston University, we asked her to write More »

Representation Matters

Rebecca Thompson | Apr 3, 2015

Recently, I saw a picture of a little black girl with natural hair standing next to a poster for the movie Home, and the two were almost identical. The caption read “Representation Matters.” I immediately thought of my 7-year-old niece, Hillary, who might finally be able to see herself in that character, something that I’m More »