Tag Archives: feminism

19 Days to Election Day

I’m attempting to post a brief meditation on the daily quote from my Election Day advent calendar. Today brings us: The cost of liberty is less than the price of oppression. W. E. B. DuBois What will a little liberty … Continue reading

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Share the Saga of the War on Women: Fair Pay

The phrase war on women has become shorthand, in political circles, for regressive Republican legislative actions that restrict fair and equal access to healthcare and economic equality for women. Pollster Anna Greenberg told the audience at the Planned Parenthood Gulf … Continue reading

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Regressive Republicans Continue Their Assault on Women, Common Sense

A regressive Republican congressman from Arizona, Representative Trent Franks, has sponsored legislation that would ban abortions later than 20 weeks for residents of Washington, D.C. Regressive Republican Senator Mike Lee sponsored a companion bill in his chamber. The bill, by … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney, Mansplainer & Mommy-Coddler

Motherhood is the most important job, and we value you for doing it. Except when it isn’t, in which case, we don’t.

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Jiggle Journalism? Slut Shaming? Good Grief!

The Houston Press, never a paper to shy away from controversial stories or photos of women in bikinis, stepped into the crossfire of the #waronwomen this morning, drawing accusations of slut shaming for a blog about the alleged double life … Continue reading

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Honesty, Equality, and Responsibility

People are stepping up and making plans. I had a great conversation with a sister in the movement yesterday, and something (many things) she said made me reflect on the vision of Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast, my local affiliate. We … Continue reading

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Continuing the FB Fun with Rick Perry – And Why It Matters

Yesterday, the good guv shut down comment functionality on one of his Facebook pages. But you know the good lord never closes the door without opening a window, right? On this page, you can comment on the governor’s posts. And … Continue reading

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