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Anti-abortion activists exploit civil rights messages while omitting King's family planning legacy

Guest Blogger:  La’Tasha D. Mayes, executive director of New Voices for Reproductive Justice, an organization building a social change movement in Pennsylvania and Ohio dedicated to the health and well-being of black women and girls.

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Women's Health

Attend & Protest "A Feminist Case Against Abortion" Lecture

When: Thursday, October 23rd at 7PM
Where: Seattle University Student Center #210

Seattle University is hosting a lecture titled, “The Feminist Case Against Abortion,” with Ms. 198 more words

The Sexuality of the Damsel Errant

The “liberated woman,” like the “free world,” is a fiction that obscures real power relations and defuses revolution. How can women, subordinate in every other sphere, be free and equal in bed? 1,513 more words

Forgetting to be Afraid

Wendy Davis’ story was so real and raw, I read the entire book in a few hours. Aside from politics (which is a big portion of the autobiography and I would recommend it to anyone trying to understand Texas politics and why some really crazy laws pass here), Davis’ telling of her experience with abortion is heartbreaking. 438 more words


NC NOW Conference Pictures and Summary

“Demand Justice for Women NOW”, 2014 NC NOW State Conference in at the Chapel Hill Friends Meeting building.

We had members from across NC, from Fayetteville to Asheville.  290 more words


What to really empower women? Back Reproductive Rights

It has become incredibly fashionable to take up women’s empowerment as a marketing tool. From Dove, to Under Armour to Disney reinventing the idea of a princess, marketers are jumping on the feminist bandwagon for credibility and sales. 172 more words

'Obvious Child' for the Web: New Online Course Combats "Abortion Stigma"

Americans love to argue about abortion, in the moral-philosophical sense. Is it right or wrong? In what circumstances is it OK, or allowable? The debate goes back and forth, and so do the laws. 997 more words