6:00 pm, July 30th | by Colette McIntyre
Today’s Read of the Day is Amy Gentry’s incredible Rumpus essay about how the recent fights in Texas, North Dakota, and North Carolina over reproductive healthcare have demonstrated women’s struggle to maintain the right to their own presences and bodies — not just “individual bodies, but the metaphorical ones that theoretically represent us by proxy: the House, the Senate, the body politic.”
4:15 pm, July 19th | by Grace Rasmus
Are you guys sick of Robin Thicke’s seemingly omnipresent single “Blurred Lines” yet? We totally are; but let’s just suck it up and listen to the song just one more time — for women’s rights. Well, actually, #WomensRights.
12:30 pm, July 19th | by Grace Rasmus
For those of you who thought you might get a teeny tiny break from Texas’ anti-choice insanity after Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX) finally signed SB2, we have bad (but predictable) news: Texas got even crazier.
1:45 pm, July 17th | by Colette McIntyre
A feminist always pays her/his debts.
6:00 pm, July 16th | by Colette McIntyre
In today’s Read of the Day, Wendy Davis, Khaleesi of Texas, Mother of Feminists, Born in a Storm of White Male Privilege’s Tears, Rightful Heir to Our Hearts, explains in a Washington Post essay why she fought against Texas’ anti-abortion legislation and why she continues to fight.
3:00 pm, July 12th | by Colette McIntyre
“Flea,” “market,” and “abortions” are three words that we never wanted to hear strung together in a sentence but if the Texas state Senate passes SB1, their ridiculous anti-abortion legislation, flea market abortions will not only continue to exist, they will thrive.
4:15 pm, July 11th | by Colette McIntyre
The time has come,” the Jane Dough said, “To talk of many things: Of choice—and rights—and healthcare—/ of abortions—and the right wing—/ and why men in Senate think they can have opinions on what women do with their own bodies—/and whether Wendy Davis can be our Queen and King.”
11:15 am, July 11th | by Grace Rasmus
Of the 92 people invited to speak on cable news stations regarding abortion in the past two weeks, only four have been women’s health experts.
3:00 pm, July 10th | by Grace Rasmus
It took one women less than two minutes to totally (and righteously) take down Texan Republicans’ anti-choice argument.
4:15 pm, July 3rd | by Colette McIntyre
Nothing is beautiful and everything hurts.