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Wyoming Women's Action Network.
Wyoming Tribune Eagle | January 8, 2021
What’s at stake here is more than the very real struggle between political ideologues or religious sectarians or even conspiracy theorists. What’s at stake is also the health of every resident in Wyoming. And I don’t just mean our exposure to COVID-19.
CST | January 6, 2021
The virulent reaction to public health orders isn’t just about politics, ideology, and conspiracy theories. It is also very much about gender — and archaic notions of what it means to be “masculine.”
JH N&G | January 6, 2021
The new year calls for taking up a plan that recognizes that the most lasting progress is incremental. Resolutions, at least in their modern American incarnation, do nothing more than distract us from fixing broken systems by telling us to change ourselves.
WyoFile | January 5, 2021
Early childhood education and behavioral intervention programs aim to provide the same outcomes as the WCCA, Simon, the advocate for healthcare and women’s issues with the Wyoming Women’s Action Network, said, and there’s research to prove it.
CST | December 20, 2020
Simon: It is time we curbed our gender bias in policy and budgeting. Everyone in our state will benefit when we do.
CST | November 15, 2020
Simon: I’ve heard it said recently that “men represent women superbly” in the legislature and other elected offices across the Equality State. It isn’t true.
October 1, 2020
September 25, 2020
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CST | September 17, 2020
“Gender is what I believe is the flashpoint here,” Cowgirl Run Fund [and WWAN] co-founder Jen Simon said. “Plenty of other PACs give in a bipartisan fashion, and plenty of PACs have made efforts to unseat incumbents this cycle."
WyoFile | September 15, 2020
This stands as a clear example of the ways in which powerful men sometimes feel comfortable marking public space as “not-intended-for-certain-people.” This isn’t about privilege or the “woman card.” Anderson will never be a woman testifying before our legislature and will never have to thread the performance needle through which women have to enter the people’s house.
JH News&Guide | September 2, 2020
Senator Anderson, did you think that it was a compliment when you told the Chairwoman of the Wyoming Council for Women’s Issues that your committee would rather look at her than her slides?
CST | September 2, 2020
“Chairman Anderson’s comments were inappropriate and minimized the ability of the presenter to be taken seriously,” read a copy of a complaint from the Wyoming Women’s Action Network obtained by the Star-Tribune. “Women should not have to be skilled at brushing off casual misogyny in order to do our work or share our expertise.”
CST | August 22, 2020
“This election is the culmination of work that's been going on across the state in a nonpartisan way for years, which is exciting,” said Jen Simon, a senior policy adviser with the Equality State Policy Center and a co-founder of several women’s groups across the state, including the Wyoming Women’s Action Network and the nonpartisan Cowgirl Run Fund, a political action committee focused on electing women to statehouse seats.
CST | July 18, 2020
“It basically sends a message right out of the gate that you don’t belong here,” said Jen Simon, the executive director of the nonpartisan Wyoming Women’s Action Network.
JH N&G Column | December 4, 2019
Equity State will examine how women drive the economy, access services and participate in leadership — as well as the places where women are left out or overlooked.