Women and Gender Studies

National Organization for Women

In association with SPECTRUM and the Women and Gender Studies Program, the TAMUK National Organization for Women bolsters Labor, Human, and Civil rights. 

The National Organization for Women logo

NOW Stands for:

  • Women's reproductive rights
  • Equal opportunities and treatment in the workplace
  • The end of sexual violence and exploitation of women
  • LGBT equality
  • Constitutional rights of women under the law

The National Organization for Women (NOW) is the largest organization of feminist activists in the United States. NOW has 500,000 contributing members and 550 chapters in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Since its founding in 1966, NOW's goal has been to take action to bring about equality for all women. NOW works to eliminate discrimination and harassment in the workplace, schools, the justice system, and all other sectors of society; secure abortion, birth control and reproductive rights for all women; end all forms of violence against women; eradicate racism, sexism and homophobia; and promote equality and justice in our society.

National Organization Website



Congratulations to all of the nominees for the NOW Person of the Year

  • Dr. Richard Miller
  • Dr. Mary Gonzalez
  • Maria de Jesus Ayala-Schueneman
  • Santa Barraza
  • Dr. Lucy Camacho