What Does Femininity Mean to Me?
My other classmates had hair on their legs. However, I did not notice that only the boys kept their hairy legs until it happened.
In city halls, state capitals and the chambers of Congress, elected officials are making decisions about young women’s bodies, lives, and futures— without listening to our voices. We’re here to change that. Platform is a new training and lobby organization dedicated to ensuring the voices of all those who identify as young women, non-conforming, non-binary, and femme folx are heard in the rooms where decisions are made. We do this through:
Every month we will release a new Policy Debate Pack that serves as a guide to an issue, from lingo to key statistics to stakeholders to history to taking action.
A college degree is a historic barrier to entry to a good paying job and access to opportunity, and the barrier to higher education needs to come down.
For far too long, the voices of women have been pushed aside for politicians’ personal interests. At Platform, we give women megaphones. Keep reading to learn about what women are really saying.
In the first piece for Amplified, Evie interviewed Cherice Hopkins, a social justice leader and staff attorney at Rights4Girls. Cherice explained why the rates of arrests and incarceration of girls of color are increasing, and how we can all be a part of the solution to this problem.