GAYLE IN THE NEWS

SEP 5

Bill passed through General Assembly, governor’s desk in a matter of hours.

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MAY 1

R.I. remembrance: ‘Never Again’ in face of rising anti-Semitism

At Holocaust Remembrance Day, four Rhode Island lawmakers are honored with “Never Again Award” for legislation that requires public schools to teach about the Holocaust and genocides

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MAR 2

Reproductive Rights in Rhode Island in the era of Trump

Since 1973, abortion has been legal in Rhode Island because of the decision in Roe v. Wade. Yet Rhode Island laws stating that life begins at conception and that it is a criminal act to end that life remain on the books, even though those laws have been held unconstitutional.

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NOV 17

Why Speaking Out Against Sexual Harassment Backfires for Women in Office

When #MeToo started filling up my Facebook feed, I wavered about whether to join in. As a Rhode Island state senator, I know I’m already judged by the clothes I wear, the tone of my voice, and whether I'm likable enough. I'm expected to be a fierce champion and a team player—all while wearing lipstick and nice shoes.

I don’t have a salacious story of sexual harassment at the state house. What I have is the story of sexism that permeates our daily lives. So I wrote about it for Glamour Magazine.

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GAYLE'S

Opinion Pieces

We Passed Paid Leave In our States: The Rest of America Deserves the Same 

(Newsweek Feb 2019)

 

My Recipe for  Healing in Squirrel Hill 

(The Jewish Forward, Oct 2018)

 

Becoming a Mother made me run for office because I wanted to fix our abysmal paid leave policies 

(May 2018, Salon)

 

Why Speaking Out Against Sexual Harassment Backfires for Women in Office 

(Glamour, Oct 2017)

May 15

In Rhode Island, abortion rights vote reveals a complicated state

Abortion takes center stage in the first article written by The Boston Globe’s Rhode Island team.

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JAN 30

Providence senator seeks to end lower minimum wage for tipped workers

APR 16

Can Rhode Island's paid family leave be a national model? 

PBS NewsHour Christopher Booker visits Rhode Island to learn more about our paid leave.

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JAN 1

2017 Reproductive Health Care Act Press Conference

VIDEO

The unwritten rules that govern my political life are the unwritten rules of the patriarchy.

Watch Senator Goldin tackle big questions at Aspen Institute. 

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