Tag Archives: Reproductive Rights

The War on Women: Alive & Well

TweetIt may be the 21st century, but don’t kid yourselves: the war on women is alive and well. And it’s about time that we stop ignoring it. Of course, the majority of people who read this will write it off as another “feminist rant,” or perhaps a list of outliers. But you see, that’s the [...]
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I was a Teenage Anti-Feminist: The Myth of the Neutral Middle Ground in Feminism

TweetI said a lot of shit when I was in my tender years that sounds disturbingly similar to the triumphant bleating of “religious freedom” enthusiasts in the wake of the Burwell v. Hobby Lobby ruling. The phrase, “socially liberal but fiscally conservative” probably featured on my MySpace page for a shameful amount of time. I have a [...]
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The Slippery Slope of “Religious” Freedom versus Human Rights

Tweet News of the result of the Burnwell v Hobby Lobby Stores case reached my ears at the worst possible moment, surrounded by staunch Republicans in the great state of South Carolina. I spent the week at home deflecting backhanded comments about those damn liberals and their slow and steady destruction of the America we know and [...]
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Why men should be fighting just as hard for women’s reproductive freedom

TweetMen, you need to be fighting for women’s reproductive freedom just as hard as anyone. Why? Because there is a 51% chance you will have a daughter. The last thing you want is for her to be tied to a man she doesn’t love, a man that you probably hate, and a man that will [...]
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The march backwards: Women’s rights at risk in Europe

TweetSpain is about to criminalise abortion; politicians in the UK repeatedly attempt to reduce the 24-week limit; and yesterday in Brussels (Thurs, Apr 10), a Parliamentary hearing discussed a European Citizens’ initiative that if successful would block European Commission (EC) development funding for maternal health. Working for sexual and reproductive health charity, Marie Stopes International, [...]
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