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Vox reports on the racism and sexism faced by Serena Williams as one of the world’s top professional tennis players. The Huffington Post highlights how Afghan women are fusing Islam and feminism to make strides towards gender equality. Miss Piggy declares herself an avid feminist…. Read More ›
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Women in South Sudan are helping to break down gender-stereotypes in the workplace by operating a a car wash. See UN Multimedia. The New York Times shows how Turkish women have been using Twitter to combat sexual harassment. The Nation explores… Read More ›
Abortion Takes Center Stage in NYC Custody Case
A New York City woman embroiled in a custody case with her physically abusive ex-husband risks losing her children because she had an abortion. Salon has the details: When they divorced in 2011, Houston megabanker Manuel John Mehos, 59, had… Read More ›
Action Alert: Strike Out Rape Culture, NYC!
There’s nothing to pull me out from my maternity break like a little rape culture. Check out this gem I found on NOW-NYC’s Not Cool Tumblr: This Bowlmor Lanes advertisement is currently posted throughout New York City subways and reads,… Read More ›
It’s Time NYC Takes Rape Seriously
Growing up, we are taught that if you do something bad, you will be caught and appropriately punished. And throughout most facets of life, this usually holds true. Unless you’re a rapist in New York City. The past year has… Read More ›
Demanding Justice for Rape Survivors
I just returned from the rally to demand justice for rape survivors and maximum sentencing for NYPD rape cops Mata and Moreno. What an inspiring event with an amazing turnout — dozens of men and women gathered to lend their… Read More ›
Local Activism Alert: Rally in NYC on June 28th
Last month, two NYPD cops — Kenneth Moreno and Franklin Mata — were found not guilty of raping a woman who they were called to help. Despite the fact that they made three unauthorized return trips to the woman’s apartment,… Read More ›
Victory! NYC Passes CPC Legislation!
With all the horrible, no good, very bad attempts to erode abortion rights going on, I think it’s important to highlight victories amidst the onslaught. Which brings me to today’s post. Yesterday, New York City’s Council voted overwhelmingly in favor… Read More ›
Rally For Women’s Health, NYC
I’m very honored to have been a part of today’s Rally for Women’s Health in NYC today. THOUSANDS of New Yorkers rallied in Foley Square to show their support for Planned Parenthood, as did many politicians, women’s organizations, celebrities and… Read More ›