Tag Archives: pro-choice

Fun with Facebook: Rick Perry/Texas Edition

Now I know that Rick Perry has outsourced his Facebooking, probably to a rabid, enthusiastic young college intern whose worldview has never been challenged, but I have to admit, posting stuff about my ladyparts, and seeing what other ladybusiness is … Continue reading

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The Church of My Uterus

That’s it. I’m starting a church. A religion, even. And I’m going to incorporate it. It has become crystal clear that the only way I can exercise my right to control my own health, sexuality, and bodily integrity—my very right … Continue reading

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Women Are Not Distractions

Komen continues to miss the point. Nancy Brinker sent an email to supporters: Dear Friends and Family of Susan G. Komen, The events of the last week over our funding decisions have been extremely challenging for all of us. Most … Continue reading

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One of the Above

OK, so I’m a little behind in my reading. Bill King, former Kemah mayor and yachtsman, published a piece in the Houston Chronicle on April 13th bemoaning the fact that we do not have the option to vote for none … Continue reading

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Vote, Donate, & Bring a Friend – And Caption This Photo!

Yesterday’s Planned Parenthood of Houston & Southeast Texas Action Fund luncheon, featuring Celinda Lake, was wonderful and infuriating all at once. Wonderful because being in a room full of people with similar beliefs and ideals always recharges my batteries. Infuriating … Continue reading

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My Life is a Non-Negotiable Demand

I’m at the Planned Parenthood of Houston & Southeast Texas Action Fund annual membership meeting, and will be tweeting, at least, if not live-blogging. I thought I’d share this poem that explains so powerfully why I advocate for abortion rights, … Continue reading

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Who Gets To Be Pro-Choice, Anyway?

Life is a continuum, and, as my hairline so helpfully demonstrates, always full of grey areas. What does it mean to call yourself pro-choice? People’s feelings about abortion, after all, fall along a pretty broad spectrum. It’s OK any time, … Continue reading

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