5 Feminist/Pro-Choice Books Any Activist Would Love For The Holidays
2014 has been a great year for smart, diverse, interesting (and funny!) feminist literature. Even if you have a die-hard, pro-choice, feminist friend who has read everything from Betty Friedan to bell hooks; they’ll appreciate reading these fresh thoughts and insights on feminist theory, reproductive freedom and women’s issues.
5 Shows That Wouldn’t Be The Same If They Showed The Reality Of Pregnancy Discrimination
It’s 2014 and women in the workforce are making huge gains, contributing more to their families’ incomes, and reaching positions of authority. So are women getting the support they need to have families? Not from their bosses they aren’t. While too many women are denied the accommodations they deserve, we often don’t see these kinds of challenges in pop culture. This made us wonder - how would these shows have changed if these characters had been forced to choose between getting a paycheck and their pregnancy?
Women Who Prove That Just Because You’re A Woman Doesn’t Mean You Automatically Support Policies That Help Women
You wouldn’t trust someone to fill your cavity just because they have teeth. Well, you can’t necessarily trust a woman to support policies that benefit the vast majority of women - no matter how many times she says, “I’m a woman!”
10 Men For Choice You Can Vote For This November
Don't you just love to see men who understand that reproductive freedom is at the heart of gender equality? These are just a few of the pro-choice men running for office who fight every day to protect women's rights. Fighting for them is easy -- just head to the ballot box!
4 Decisions Anti-Choice Politicians In Missouri Think Are Just Like Choosing Abortion
Last night, anti-choice politicians in Missouri forced through one of the longest abortion waiting periods in the nation, making it even harder for women who need abortion care – with no exceptions for rape or incest survivors. Because, according to these compassionate folks, making decisions about abortion is just like buying a car.
7 In 10 Americans Are Pro-Choice. Here’s Why You Need To Elect Pro-Choice Champions
Did you know that 7 in 10 Americans support a woman’s right to choose? Even though there’s a pro-choice majority, anti-choice politicians and state legislatures across the country are rolling back reproductive rights right under our noses. We’re saying: Enough is enough!
They Said What About Birth Control?!
The Supreme Court ruled that discriminating against women isn’t discrimination at all when it allowed bosses at Hobby Lobby to deny their employees insurance coverage for birth control. And just as you’d expect, a bunch of right-wing politicians and talking heads rejoiced like it was Christmas.
Why We Support The LGBT Movement
June is LGBT Pride Month! We strongly support our LGBT brothers and sisters because the fight for equality reflects our shared values of freedom and privacy. Everyone should be free to make decisions about whom they love, whom they marry, and with whom they have a family without intrusion from politicians.