Elizabeth Strassner
Elizabeth is a NYC-based writer, originally from Missouri. Her work has also appeared on ABC News and in The Toast.

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11 Steps to Take If You've Been Sexually Harassed

On Wednesday, 21st Century Fox officially announced that one of cable news' most prominent personalities, Bill O'Reilly, would no longer work at Fox News. The announcement came after new details a ser...
By Elizabeth Strassner

Why Women Hesitate To Report Men Like Bill O'Reilly

On Wednesday, 21st Century Fox, the parent company of Fox News, officially announced Bill O'Reilly would be leaving the network after allegations of workplace harassment and the network's handling of ...
By Elizabeth Strassner

These Feminist Podcasters Are Driving The Resistance Movement

No matter how many times I write about or reference it, there will always be a tiny part of me in denial about the fact that America elected a president who was caught on tape bragging about grabbing ...
By Elizabeth Strassner

Here's How To Help Flip Districts Blue, Even If Yours Is Red

Even if your arms are getting sore from holding protest signs and your voice is getting hoarse from calling your elected officials, you're not out of options to resist Trump. The 2018 midterm election...
By Elizabeth Strassner

Why Emily Marburger is Running for Mayor - And Why You Should, Too

The 2016 presidential election dashed millions of American women's hopes for the election of the first female president. However, in the months that followed, women have also made it very clear that t...
By Elizabeth Strassner

How The Opioid Crisis Is Crippling Millennials

As anyone between the ages of 18 and 35 knows, sociologists love to talk about Millennials. We're often criticized in thinkpieces and 'hot takes' for our apparent self-absorption, or entitlement among...
By Elizabeth Strassner

Ivanka Trump Secretly Met With Cecile Richards

POLITICO reported Thursday that Ivanka Trump met with Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards after the inauguration. Reports of the meeting are a notable development at a time when the First Dau...
By Elizabeth Strassner

How NYC Is Working To Make Equal Pay A Reality

When it comes to the fight for equal pay for women, New York City is putting its money where its mouth is. New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer announced Tuesday that the city reached an agreement...
By Elizabeth Strassner

Sleeping Giants Has Its Eyes On Breitbart

'Trump succeeded because of Breitbart," declared Vanity Fair reporter Ken Stern in a late-November account of what he called the "right-wing media vortex." Throughout the election, Breitbart, a conse...
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How A Claire McCaskill Town Hall Taught Me A New Way To Resist Trump

If Paul Ryan and Donald Trump's recent failure to repeal Obamacare can teach us anything, it is that getting involved matters. Constituents opposed to the American Health Care Act (AHCA) flooded their...
By Elizabeth Strassner

Feminists Shouldn't Celebrate Tomi Lahren's Reported Firing

At 24, Tomi Lahren is already one of the most recognizable — and controversial — names in cable news. She only became more of a lightning rod when her employer, entertainment network The Blaze, perman...
By Elizabeth Strassner

Daniela Vargas Is Out Of Jail But Not The Woods

As she spoke to local reporters about her family's experience in America and how Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers had already arrested her father and brother, undocumented immigrant ...
By Elizabeth Strassner

Defunding Planned Parenthood Hurts Pro-Life Women, Too

After lambasting Obamcare for the past seven years, Republicans have their shot at undoing the healthcare law. On Thursday, the House of Representatives will vote on "Trumpcare," or the American Healt...
By Elizabeth Strassner

South Dakota's Anti-Gay Adoption Law Could Hurt The Whole State

Earlier this month, South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard signed into law SB 149, a bill that critics argue is anti-LGBT. Specifically, LGBT advocates fear that the law will allow foster care and adop...
By Elizabeth Strassner

Deaths Confirmed In The UK Parliament Attack

Scotland Yard confirmed Wednesday that an apparent attack on Parliament and the Westminster Bridge was being investigated "as a terrorist incident." As of this writing, the attack is thought to have b...
By Elizabeth Strassner

Tweets From The Westminster Bridge Attack

Wednesday afternoon, London Metropolitan Police reported being called to a "firearms incident" at Westminster Bridge. The leader of the House of Commons, David Lidington, reportedly told MPs, "It seem...
By Elizabeth Strassner

Kamala Harris Believes Every Issue Is A Women's Issue

After a successful Senate campaign that earned endorsements from the likes of Barack Obama and Joe Biden, California Sen. Kamala Harris is quickly becoming a household name. Before winning her seat in...
By Elizabeth Strassner

The Founder Of Whole Women's Health On The Lasting Damage Of The Supreme Court Case

Texas House Bill 2 (HB2) was signed into law by then-governor Rick Perry in 2013 in a blaze of national controversy after then-State Senator Wendy Davis famously attempted to block the legislation thr...
By Elizabeth Strassner

Russian Spies Charged in 2014 Yahoo! Email Hacking

On Wednesday, the Justice Department charged two Russian spies for their role in stealing data from more than half a billion Yahoo accounts in 2014. In addition to the two Russian spies, the Justice D...
By Elizabeth Strassner

24 Million May Lose Their Insurance With GOP Plan

On Monday, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) published a report predicting that 14 million Americans could lose their health insurance under the GOP's proposed Obamacare replacement pl...
By Elizabeth Strassner