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Bluegrass NOW

Who We Are

We are the Bluegrass Chapter of the National Organization for Women, the largest feminist organization in the U.S., started in 1966. Est. 1987 and based in Lexington, KY, Bluegrass NOW is a diverse group of hundreds of women and men who believe that we, and our sisters, daughters, and mothers, should be equal under the law, including the choice of whether and when to bear children. We fight for a variety of issues including but not limited to: Abortion Rights/Reproductive Freedom, Constitutional Equality, Promoting Diversity, Ending Racism, Lesbian and Gay Rights, Economic Justice for Women, and Ending Violence Against Women. We are an all-volunteer organization and are dedicated to seeing that women are better represented in America's legislatures, businesses, and boardrooms. We support the principle that everyone should be equal under the law. "Definition: A feminist is a person who believes that women should have political, economic and social rights equal to those of men." Please go to N.O.W.'s National website @ to find out more about the National Organization for Women!
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Chapter Officers

Chapter Officers

From Left to Right: Margot Van Eck (KY NOW State President), Barb Stead (Bluegrass NOW VP of Membership), Elizabeth Strom (Bluegrass NOW President), and Brittany Moore (Bluegrass NOW VP of Action). Not Pictured: Gretchen Wolff (Bluegrass NOW Executive VP)

Get Involved

To Be Updated Soon

Upcoming Events

  • May 09, 6:30pm
    • What:Bluegrass NOW Meeting
    • Where:
      Joe Bologna's
    • 120 W. Maxwell, Lexington, KY


There are many ways that you can get involved! The national NOW website has a page dedicated to possible actions you can take.
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Bluegrass NOW Membership Questionnaire

Help us serve our Bluegrass NOW members and volunteers better by taking our anonymous questionnaire.
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Support Bluegrass NOW

Become A Member

Bluegrass NOW receives all of its income from membership dues rebates or new memberships. If you aren't currently a "dues-paying, card-carrying" NOW member, we strongly encourage you to become one! We will send you a membership form (dues are sliding scale from $15-$35 and you choose how much you can afford).
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Bluegrass NOW T-Shirts

Bluegrass NOW T-shirts are now available for purchase at meetings for $10. They are purple with white print and have a Margaret Meade quote on the back: Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has. Support the chapter by buying one of these shirts and wearing it with pride. They also make great gifts!