Domestic Violence, Rape, Sexual Assault / Politics / Reproductive Rights / Women and Gender

If At First You Don’t Succeed…: GOP Restricting Abortion and Still Attempting to Redefine Rape

Today, the House votes on H.R. 3, the douchebag misogynistic legislation that would restrict abortion coverage and redefine rape.  Now for those of you who’ve been following the onslaught of anti-choice legislation (although I’ve gotta admit it’s been a nightmare to do so…they just keeping coming…like zombies), you might be saying, wait a minute…I thought … Continue reading

History / Politics / Women and Gender

Voices Carry: The Role of Women in North African Revolutions

Originally published in the April 2011 edition of Italianieuropei. Civil uprisings exploded across the Middle East and North Africa in the past few months. Protests in Tunisia spurred a chain reaction. Ignited by the suicide of Mohamed Bouazizi, an unemployed college student who set himself on fire in front of a government building after the … Continue reading