I love this poem, so had to bring it out again for the anniversary of Roe v. Wade. I think it sums up what I feel about repro rights and apathy for activism about reproductive rights/justice/health that I see out there. Those of you who found this are probably already GREAT activists, but please [...]
by Sophia Yen MD MPH, Board certified in Adolescent Medicine, Board certified in Pediatrics
When they overruled the FDA decision to send Emergency Contraception(EC) over the counter (OTC), last Wednesday, the Obama administration threw women, science, and birth control under the bus.
Some have said that failing to get EC for those 16 and under is [...]
Guttmacher Institute on Who has abortions and why we need to fund abortions and why we need to provide FREE birth control! yeah!
Sen Kirsten Gillibrand on Women Need to WAKE UP and TAKE ACTION, VOTE
start at 9:39 (notice the Silver Ribbons on Sen. Gillibrand and EMILY’s list President)
SisterSong has a series of ForePlay sex-positive pre-conference celebrations
These events will have cultural and political art, fiery performances and VIPs like you!
May 18 – Boston
May 19 NYC
Atlanta June 3
SF June 9th
contact Monica Simpson for more information Monica Simpson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Their conference is July 14-17 in Miami
4/7 – Rally for Choice in DC
sign up with RCRC:
Stand up for Women’s Health Rally facebook event
Thursday, April 7 · 11:30am - 12:30pm
The National Mall in front of the Capitol Building 3rd/4th St. SW Washington, DC
4/9 or before, protest/complain about Dillard’s Houston area store hosting Anti-Choice Anti-African-American event
Walk For Choice Theme Song
don’t let the government Throw Women Under the Bus
Rep Gwen Moore in opposition to the Pence Amendment
Rep Jackie Speier speaks of her abortion
This is What a Feminist Looks like
Care2 reports on Memorial City’s Dillard planning to host an anti-choice fundraiser on 4/9/11.
Please sign the petition. http://www.thepetitionsite.com/1/cancel-the-dillards-anti-abortion-fundraiser/
Per our partners at SisterSong email dillards: email@example.com
Call the store manager. Stephen Brophy ( 713) 464-1851
Fax the store manager. Stephen Brophy Fax: 713-463-4100
Protest in front of Dillard’s on 4/9/11.
NOW NYC launches a video/youtube campaign. My Health Matters
You can make a video and upload it to youtube for the My Health Matters campaign. Talking about how your health or a woman that you care about is important and should not be endangered by government ideological political battles.
check it out! Raven Geary has spear-headed another round of Walk For Choice
join the Walk or start one near you!
To sign or not to sign?
here are some petitions. if you are NOT living in California, please sign b/c we need all Senators on board!
But if you are from CA like me, I wonder what is the utility of signing a petition to our Senators in CA, they know that we support them [...]