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Dear Romney, Ryan and the Republican Party

TweetDear Romney, Ryan and the Republican Party, You forced us to choose between keeping a larger portion of our paycheck or keeping the right to our own reproductive health.  You made us choose between fiscal reform or denying the civil liberties of others in order to adhere to your religious agenda. You made us choose [...]
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Election 2012: The American Dream

TweetCross Posted on Saira Says Barack Obama embodies the American Dream, in every way. The same dream that has brought millions upon millions to this country year after year– the dream of achieving a better future. Barack Obama was born in Hawaii to a white woman, Ann Dunham, and a black man, Barack Obama Sr., in 1961. [...]
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Moving beyond period jokes

Tweet A SYTYCB entry I’ve been watching a lot of Friends reruns lately, and after revisiting the episodes, it has become blatantly clear to me that the writers rely on stereotypes about men and women to make the show funny. For example, I recently watched an episode where Rachel claims she kissed a female friend [...]
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My Paragard IUD

TweetSix months ago, I got my IUD.  Only after the procedure did I discover how many people have also had them, and how little others know about them.  I share my story so that others won’t be as in the dark as I was a year ago. Step 1: I applied to Illinois Healthy Women. [...]
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This One’s For You, Sis

Tweet A SYTYCB Entry: There’s been so much talk lately about us ladies. Politics, especially, has been sticking their noses where they neither belong nor were invited to visit. Conservatives, specifically, waved their banner about the sanctity of life in a shame parade directly into our vaginas. We’re now debating, of all things, birth control. [...]
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