Last night I actually got to watch Rachel Maddow on the day it aired (usually I watch in the mornings as I’m getting ready for the day), and one of the stories was about a reaction to Virginia’s anti-woman WTFery. Out of this hateful, hateful legislation has come a new PAC dedicated to defeat anyContinue reading “Women’s Strike Force! Engage!”
I think I’m going off the deep end with the environment. More specifically with trash. I compost by freezing my scraps and then taking them to Union Square for the LES Ecology Center drop-off. I save plastic bags that I cannot avoid getting for that compost (bread bags, tortilla bags). I own reusable produce bagsContinue reading “Trashy”
Last night I watched The Rachel Maddow Show when I got home from class. The last half discussed the assassinations of abortion doctors in the 90s. Each had had wanted posters posted about them before they were shot. And then we saw today’s wanted posters direct from North Carolina.
Here is a list of senators that oppose the ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC): Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) Sen. Lisa Murkowski(R-AK) Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-GA) Sen. Mike Crapo (R-ID) Sen. James Risch (R-ID) Sen. Chuck GrassleyContinue reading “SHAME LIST”
I just went through my google alerts on women’s and gay rights. Inevitably there is be a piece that makes me want to scream at the author and/or throw things. However, my cat hates it when I do this, so I’ve worked on controlling the outbursts.
I’m originally from Houston, and my family still lives there. I fly to Houston several times a year, and since Continental has its hub in Houston, it is the airline I usually take to there. I have a been a vegetarian for almost a decade. When I first gave up meat, Continental served great foodContinue reading “An Open Call to Continental”
I am a pro-choice person. Being one completely changed my life. I had lost my direction and gotten lost in a bottle or two (or four). I started volunteering because I needed something in my life that made me feel good about myself, good about my life, just good. Because of taking that first step,Continue reading “Pro-Choice and Proud”
I just received an email from the International Women’s Health Coalition. Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY) and Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) have introduced legislation to permanently end the Global Gag Rule.