8 episodes

In 2020, women are not in the US Constitution...and they never have been. Now, nearly 100 years after the Equal Rights Amendment was first introduced, it is on the cusp of finally being ratified. From Wonder Media Network, Ordinary Equality tells the full story of a landmark amendment that passed, failed, was resurrected, and now has the potential to change US history once and for all. Host and human rights attorney Kate Kelly presents the untold stories of the revolutionaries, the activists, the dissenters, and so much more, all set against a comprehensive framework of US legal, political and cultural context over the last century. As Alice Paul, author of the ERA, said, “Most reforms, most problems are complicated. But, to me there is nothing complicated about ordinary equality.”

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In 2020, women are not in the US Constitution...and they never have been. Now, nearly 100 years after the Equal Rights Amendment was first introduced, it is on the cusp of finally being ratified. From Wonder Media Network, Ordinary Equality tells the full story of a landmark amendment that passed, failed, was resurrected, and now has the potential to change US history once and for all. Host and human rights attorney Kate Kelly presents the untold stories of the revolutionaries, the activists, the dissenters, and so much more, all set against a comprehensive framework of US legal, political and cultural context over the last century. As Alice Paul, author of the ERA, said, “Most reforms, most problems are complicated. But, to me there is nothing complicated about ordinary equality.”

    Update: The ERA Today

    Update: The ERA Today

    There's a lot happening with the ERA in 2020. We’re taking a break from history to talk about the latest ERA news.

    • 22 min
    Foot Soldiers of the Patriarchy

    Foot Soldiers of the Patriarchy

    What went wrong? Kate examines the movement that brought the ERA down and one woman who had an outsized impact: Phyllis Schlafly.

    • 40 min
    Victory! Well, Almost.

    Victory! Well, Almost.

    Let's head back to the ERA's shining moment: it's 1972 passage in Congress. This episode dives into how we got there and who pushed the movement to the finish line...almost.

    • 34 min
    Equality Is Not a Feeling

    Equality Is Not a Feeling

    Why does the ERA matter today? Who does it impact and what will it mean for the future of our country? Listen to find out.

    • 33 min
    The Ghost of Alice Paul

    The Ghost of Alice Paul

    This episode dives into the complex — and at times problematic — author of the ERA: Alice Paul.

    • 36 min
    Remember the Ladies

    Remember the Ladies

    In this episode, Kate goes all the way back to before the Constitutional Convention to investigate the exclusionary roots of our country's past.

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

SaraLW ,

Every woman should hear this

The information in this podcast is invaluable. It’s researched impeccably and presented in a way that’s easy to understand, even if you’re unfamiliar with legal proceedings. Kate Kelly is a gift to women everywhere. Equality now!

susanolivia ,

Informative and empowering

The ERA is long overdue. Thank you Kate Kelly for this podcast! I also recommend The Ginsburg Tapes — which I have loved as a deep dive into RBG’s work as a lawyer in the 70’s and is extremely relevant to women’s rights as well as a valuable teaching about levels of scrutiny. It’s a wonderful companion podcast to this one!

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Ben Shapiro podcast is way better

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