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Restricting Access to Birth Control is Immoral by Katey Zeh

On a hot August day in 2012, I was taking my usual monthly trip to Walgreens to pick up my birth control prescription. As I pulled out my wallet to cover the co-pay, I was pleasantly surprised when the pharmacist informed me that I didn’t owe anything. 839 more words

General

Reproductive rights activism: kicking the semester off at UNC Asheville!

by Kelli Early, 2017-2018 Campus Leader at UNC Asheville

The Fall semester has started at UNC Asheville, and with it comes all the possibilities for my second year as a… 348 more words

Pro-choice

Ginger Vee: source of nourishment

It is hard to think of a historical period when women’s bodies were not scrutinized and judged. However, in the 1990s, a fear of fatness, rising publicity surrounding eating disorders, and the emergence of feminist psychology all combined to suggest that anorexia – and later bulimia, too – served to redirect women’s attention from social progress achieved during the 1970s and early 80s to an activity more … all-consuming: watching our weight. 91 more words

Reproductive Justice

IndivisibleCT and Allies Urge DNC to Stand by Pro-Choice Values

Don’t Abandon the Women Who Put You in Office

Hartford, October 11, 2017 – The 2016 Democratic platform called for an end to the Hyde Amendment—which restricts federal funding for abortion in the U.S.—and the Helms Amendment—which restricts federal aid funding for abortion abroad. 491 more words

Indivisible

Ginger Vee saves a jar

Remember the vampire craze of the 1970s, 80s, and 90s? Movies about vampires abounded, including The Hunger (1993), which starred Susan Sarandon, Catherine Deneuve, and David Bowie (be still, our beating heart!) – and featured six actors billed only as “Cadaver.” Werner Herzog’s haunting  106 more words

Reproductive Justice

Recentering Reproductive Justice

When I’m in an unfamiliar situation, I reach for resources. Moving to a city? Read a thousand blog posts about its best neighborhoods. Traveling abroad? Peruse guidebooks at the bookstore until finding the perfect one for my trip. 528 more words

Feminism

Ginger Vee ponders the options

This post introduces a new series, Blast from the Past. In the early 1990s, long before Mama was Mama, and certainly before she’d discerned the full potential of digital media, there were stick figures – one of whom turned into Ginger Vee. 131 more words

Reproductive Justice