America, my America, the one that I have been intensely privileged to have, is dead. She died on November 9, 2016. Something of me died with her, and my grief has been unfathomable.
Tag Archives: women
Right in the Balls
There’s nobody that has more respect for women than I do. – Assclown 2016 Have you read 1984? Because I have – twice – and that’s some fucking doublespeak, if I’ve ever seen it. War is Peace. Freedom is Slavery. Ignorance is Strength. Assault is Respect. If you haven’t seen the news, Donald Trump (aforementionedContinue reading “Right in the Balls”
The Tragedy of the Commons’ Body: Daniel Tosh and Breastfeeding
By now, every one of you knows about the woman who called Daniel Tosh out on attempting to make light of rape who was then subsequently threatened with gang rape. You probably have already read your favorite point of view on how to react to this story in a few different blogs and other onlineContinue reading “The Tragedy of the Commons’ Body: Daniel Tosh and Breastfeeding”
Faith, Hope, and Love: Why I am Pro-Choice
In this polarized and polarizing world, the complexities of an identification or a political stance are lost through the need to dig in and position yourself against some other person or some other stance. As I’ve said or as you can tell, I am adamantly pro-choice. I want to take a moment to define whatContinue reading “Faith, Hope, and Love: Why I am Pro-Choice”
Someone please draw this
Last night while watching MSNBC, one of the commentators was confused / angry that women had voted for Santorum. To this person, I would say: women don’t vote with their vaginas.
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.
Protecting Women’s Health Globally
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.