About Leah Rodriguez

Leah Rodriguez is a writer at Global Citizen. When Leah isn’t online she’s finding her way to the closet beach, cooking pescatarian meals and volunteering with an organization that provides sexual health care. She’s obsessed with her mom’s cockapoo, Marco and most other (hypoallergenic) pups. Before Global Citizen, Leah was New York Magazine’s, The Cut’s web producer and homepage editor.

Stories

  1. Article: Maine Congressman Claims Free Period Products Don't Belong in Jail Because It's Not a 'Country Club'
    Water & Sanitation

    Maine Congressman Claims Free Period Products Don't Belong in Jail Because It's Not a 'Country Club'

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 20, 2019

    Menstrual health advocates explain why his comments are so harmful. Read more

  2. Article: Michael Sheen Is Destroying Period Stigma With #Pads4Dads
    Water & Sanitation

    Michael Sheen Is Destroying Period Stigma With #Pads4Dads

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 19, 2019

    “Let’s not leave dads out of the bloody conversation.” Read more

  3. Article: Accessible Toolkit Teaches Indians With Disabilities How to Manage Their Periods
    Water & Sanitation

    Accessible Toolkit Teaches Indians With Disabilities How to Manage Their Periods

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 18, 2019

    “The hope is that it will replace the shame and silence with information, confidence, and pride.” Read more

  4. Article: Rachel Brosnahan Wants Us to Put Girls' Education First
    AdvocacyEducation

    Rachel Brosnahan Wants Us to Put Girls' Education First

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|March 15, 2019

    “Women are limited only by the possibility of what they can achieve.” Read more

  5. Article: Women in Berlin Can Ride Mass Transit for 21% Off This Equal Pay Day
    Finance & Innovation

    Women in Berlin Can Ride Mass Transit for 21% Off This Equal Pay Day

    By Jana Sepehr  and  Leah Rodriguez|March 13, 2019

    The reduced rate is meant to highlight Germany’s gender pay gap. Read more

  6. Article: Steph Curry Designed New Sneakers With a 9-Year-Old Girl — and Women in STEM Will Benefit
    Education

    Steph Curry Designed New Sneakers With a 9-Year-Old Girl — and Women in STEM Will Benefit

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 11, 2019

    For Riley Morrison, a fan letter went a long way. Read more

  7. Article: How This Brave Ethiopian Teen Stopped Her Own Child Marriage
    Girls & Women

    How This Brave Ethiopian Teen Stopped Her Own Child Marriage

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 11, 2019

    “Know the law and your rights.” Read more

  8. Article: US Women’s Soccer Team Files Gender Discrimination Lawsuit
    Girls & Women

    US Women’s Soccer Team Files Gender Discrimination Lawsuit

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 8, 2019

    They want better pay and better working conditions. Read more

  9. Article: Emma Watson, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and 74 More Urge World Leaders to Protect Women
    Girls & Women

    Emma Watson, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and 74 More Urge World Leaders to Protect Women

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 8, 2019

    “In no country in the world do women enjoy the same rights or opportunities as men.” Read more

  10. Article: Mali Is Providing Free Health Care to Pregnant Women and Children Under 5
    Health

    Mali Is Providing Free Health Care to Pregnant Women and Children Under 5

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 7, 2019

    “We needed to do this a long time ago.” Read more