National Organization for Women
The National Organization for Women (NOW) is the largest feminist organization in the United States. It was founded by Betty Friedan in 1966. About half a million people are members. It was one of the groups that wanted the Equal Rights Amendment and other ways to make women equal to men.
Presidents[change | change source]
The following women have led the National Organization for Women;
- Betty Friedan (1966–1970)
- Aileen Hernandez (1970–1971)
- Wilma Scott Heide (1971–1974)
- Karen DeCrow (1974–1977)
- Eleanor Smeal (1977–1982)
- Judy Goldsmith (1982–1985)
- Eleanor Smeal (1985–1987)
- Molly Yard (1987–1991)
- Patricia Ireland (1991–2001)
- Kim Gandy (2001–2009)
- Terry O'Neill (2009–Present)
Opposition to equal rights[change | change source]
Other websites[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- "NOW – NEW YORK STATE OPPOSE MEMO". National Organization for Women. http://www.nownys.org/archives/leg_memos/oppose_a00330.html. Retrieved 13 February 2016.
- Reid, Prentice. "Opposing Shared Parenting: The Feminist Track Record". A Voice for Men. http://www.avoiceformen.com/mens-rights/opposing-shared-parenting-the-feminist-track-record/. Retrieved 13 February 2016.