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[conference update] Amnesty International Northern Ireland conference, 6 Feb.2016

Amnesty International Northern Ireland held its regional conference on Saturday 6th February 2016 at the Queen’s University Students’s Union.

The main panel included presentations and updates about on-going Amnesty NI campaigns and major struggles for fundamental rights in the specific context of Northern Ireland, including the thorny issue of dealing with the past, the on-going struggle for reproductive justice and equal marriage. 1,091 more words

Trans Politics

Reproductive rights and trans rights: deeply interconnected yet too often misunderstood?

When the issue of reproductive justice is raised, many people tend to focus exclusively on cisgender women. It is of vital importance to extend reproductive justice-related activism and discourses to include trans/genderqeer/nonbinary and other gender-plural people, which also involves using… 104 more words

Transgender

Reproductive rights and reproductive justice.

This isn’t directly related to Black History Month but something I wanted to write about because it’s an incredibly important conversation. Plus, reproductive rights have been a hot topic over the years and sometimes violent – drastic measures like the… 601 more words

Everything You Need to Know About the Planned Parenthood Videos

Our reading guide to the Planned Parenthood videos, and what has happened since.

by Adam Harris
ProPublica, Jan. 27, 2016, 12 p.m.

On Monday, a grand jury indicted… 759 more words

NOW’s Message to Paul Ryan—Don’t Mess With Texas Justice!

Statement of NOW President Terry O’Neill 

January 26, 2016

Washington, DC – Republicans in Congress thought the fix was in when Texas’ Republican Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick asked a Rick Perry-appointed District Attorney to open a criminal investigation into Planned Parenthood, following the release of undercover videos concocted to spread malicious lies about the organization. 243 more words

Without Kids

By Andrea Broekemeier

I am a woman who doesn’t want kids. For as long as I can remember I haven’t wanted them. To be honest, babies kind of gross me out. 666 more words

Feminist

The Supreme Court Just Blocked The Harshest Abortion Ban In The Country

BY TARA CULP-RESSLER JAN 25, 2016 1:08 PM

The Supreme Court won’t allow North Dakota to implement a law that criminalizes abortion after just six weeks — a point before many women even realize they’re pregnant — in a move that effectively… 545 more words