I volunteer because the war on women’s bodies is very much alive. Battlefields are all over country, including right here in New York City – yes, even with its reputation of being modern and progressive. Anti-choicers come out with the intention… Read More ›
You don’t stop a woman from having an abortion by forcing her to listen to medically inaccurate information, or waiting 48 hours, or showing her the ultrasound against her will, or judging and stigmatizing her. You only make it unsafe.
Originally published on Everyday Feminism and re-published here with their permission. Due to much political and cultural misinformation around later-term abortions, there remains a lot of fear, stigma, and confusion around what they actually are and who gets them. Many… Read More ›
Today is Menstrual Hygiene Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of menstrual hygiene management and ensuring that women can menstruate with dignity and privacy. And while I’m all for privacy, I also believe strongly in the need… Read More ›
Young feminists – and youth, in general – often get a bad rap for being complacent. Born into an era of legal birth control and abortion (for now, at any rate), it’s easy to take accuse Millennials of taking sexual… Read More ›
Note: Originally written for the Huffington Post. For most adolescents in the United States, menstruation is a nuisance. It is an inconvenience replete with limitless possibilities for embarrassment: did anyone see me slip a tampon in my pocket? Is it… Read More ›