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az republican calls for forced sterilization of women on welfare

Original article – http://tinyurl.com/on5nsor

“You put me in charge of Medicaid,” Pearce told one caller, “the first thing I’d do is get Norplant, birth-control implants, or tubal ligations. 158 more words

Reproductive Justice


By Tara Murtha, WLP Staff

This week, we saw a glimpse of the tragic consequences of the misguided effort to “end abortion” by forcing healthcare clinics that provide abortion services to shut down. 675 more words

Women's Health

Corcaigh Abú; Cork City Council passed a motion to support a referendum to Repeal the 8th amendment

Given the title of this blog, there maybe ancestors spinning in graves down in Kerry, but credit where it’s due.

Late last night during a 5 hour session, in which topics as varied as the lack of librarians to new cycle lanes were tackled after the summer recess, Cork City Council passed a motion to support a referendum to Repeal the 8th amendment to the Constitution. 316 more words

Reproductive Justice: Anarchism, Abortion and the Limits of ‘Pro-Choice’

At the centre of what it means to be ‘pro-choice’ is the notion that we decide upon matters pertaining to our own bodies – and us alone, the contents of my womb are mine and mine alone. 3,994 more words

Judgment Day

Woohoo! I STILL HAVE A JOB! (For now.) Eat $#!+ Rick Perry.

Thank you Judge Lee Yeakel!!!

#LaLuchaSigueYall #StillStandingWTXWomen #TX1YearLater #WeWillNotYield #ThankYouJudgeYeakel #NOHB2 #ProChoiceTX #TangerineVagilantes #UnrulyMob #ComeAndTakeIt 6 more words

Sex/Sexuality/Reproductive Justice

If We Gave Men the Same Rape Advice We Give Women, Here's How Absurd It Would Sound - Mic

WhitneyCarter reblogged this on wombs in rebellion and commented:

There are a couple of interesting things in this article - the nail polish that changes color when it comes into contact with date rape drugs and the turning around of things that are told to women to prevent rape. I have really mixed feelings about the nail polish because it does reinforce the idea that it is women's responsibility to not be rape as opposed to men's responsibility to not rape, but it could be a legitimate tool to stop someone from having to go through a terrible experience (if it works) while we're still working on eliminating rape culture. It becomes a balancing act between being sensible and encouraging complacency with rape culture.

things people still don't want to talk about

about 2 weeks ago, my second column on health and wellness- Break the Taboo Against Abortion Now- was published in Stabroek News. there were *zero* comments on the article online, and the only response i got was this letter- … 280 more words