Feminism 101 teaches us “the personal is political,” and nothing rang more true than the day I deed to live tweet my IUD insertion. I’d tried hormonal contraceptive methods in the past. The pill never worked for me; between the… Read More ›
This year, the March for Life has a few things up its sleeve that both the pro-choice community, as well as Republican leaders, need to be aware of.
“I jiggle, therefore I am.”
From 2011 to 2014, the number of legislative restrictions against abortion rights skyrocketed to 231, quadrupling the number of restrictions within just three years. In 2014 alone, legislators enacted 26 brand new measures to restrict access to abortion rights. According… Read More ›
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 ›