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Walking, Alone, as a Woman

Friday nights, I often stay home and skip dinner or eat a little bit of cheese (generally all that is left in the fridge by then), which I know is just about more excitement than any one person can handle. … Continue reading

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Adding Cubs to the Pack of Lone Wolves

Two incidents are weighing heavily on my mind these days: The near-destruction of an abortion clinic in Montana. To call it vandalism is to understate the level of chaos and destruction, and the impact on the business and the clients. … Continue reading

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Bring Lilly Ledbetter to Texas – Calls Needed Today

[UPDATES at end of post] No, not the actual person—the Fair Pay legislation. Congress passed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act in 2009, but in Texas, tough. You can file in federal courts, but in state courts, which are far … Continue reading

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Roe at 40: Blindfolds & Border Pharmacists

Today is the 40th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade, which established the right, under the penumbra of privacy, for women to obtain abortions. My mom attended a women’s college in Virginia in the first half … Continue reading

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Texas? Oh – the dogs are in charge. That explains it.

From a policy perspective, Rick Perry has been leading the war on women for most, if not all, of his time in the governor’s office. He and his PR team have decided to go on the offensive, trying to negate … Continue reading

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Your Choice on Pro-Choice

Not for the first time, supporters of reproductive rights / abortion rights / healthcare autonomy & access are discussing whether pro-choice is the best term to describe their outlook and movement. I’m hoping to foster this conversation, so am providing … Continue reading

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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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