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Women’s Reproductive Justice: One Reason NOW Supports Clinton

Last Fall the National Organization for Women (NOW) PAC endorsed Hillary Clinton for President.  This article articulates one of the reasons for this early and strong endorsement. 655 more words

Roe v Wade Anniversary Press Conference: When did the Right to Life become the Right to Terrorize?

The National Organization for Women (NOW), the Feminist Majority Foundation, and Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington, DC held a press conference today. Abortion providers and escorts joined Rep. 482 more words

New Developments in UVA Dean's Rolling Stone Defamation Lawsuit

I have written earlier about Nicole Eramo, an Associate Dean at the University of Virginia, filing a defamation lawsuit against Rolling Stone magazine for the way she was portrayed in a now discredited gang rape article that was based on what the magazine was told by “Jackie” (a student at the University of Virginia). 323 more words

Higher Education

Mother Courage, il primo ristorante femminista d’America (1972-1977)

Sono i giorni intorno al capodanno 1977-1978 a New York. Con E. appena arrivato dall’Italia decidiamo di provare un ristorante di cui il listing dice “for feminists and their friends” (e noi siamo amici, no?), dove la conversazione rimbalza di tavolo in tavolo ed è più interessante del cibo (vabbe’, non si può avere tutto). 943 more words

Radicalism

Councilman Revives Plan To Allow For Parking Privileges For Pregnant Women

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Some New York City Council members on Thursday were proposing a special parking pass for certain pregnant women.

As CBS2’s Sonia Rincon reported, many parking lots – such as the one for the Babies ‘R’ Us in Brooklyn – have designated spaces for expectant mothers. 353 more words

News

Unintended Consequences

A couple of readers were kind enough to raise the objection that I was overlooking all the good the women’s movement has accomplished.

Let me be clear:  one can be a feminist while at the same time offering a critique of feminism. 1,874 more words

Abortion

LOVE your Body Day

How much of (You) do you actually love about yourself?

Today on “Days to Remember” we celebrate the unofficial holiday called, “Love Your Body Day.” … 238 more words