Defend Abortion Rights Rally in Boston TONIGHT at 6pm
Politics / Reproductive Rights / Women and Gender

Defend Abortion Rights Rally in Boston TONIGHT at 6pm

There’s been a horrific onslaught happening on reproductive rights in the past couple weeks. And the past year. And the past couple of years. In Texas, North Carolina, Ohio and other states, anti-abortion legislation has recently been proposed and passed. As a result, we’ve witnessed awesome resistance — such as Wendy Davis’ outstanding and inspiring … Continue reading

Why You Should Vote for Pro-Choice Massachusetts Senate Candidate Ed Markey TODAY
Politics / Politics / Reproductive Rights / Veganism / Women and Gender

Why You Should Vote for Pro-Choice Massachusetts Senate Candidate Ed Markey TODAY

With all the attacks on abortion access happening right now in Texas, North Dakota, Ohio and nationwide, it’s vital to have a reproductive rights advocate in the Senate. Vote for Ed Markey TODAY. Vote for someone who has a proven track record advocating for reproductive rights, LGBTQ rights, equal pay for women, and environment protection. Continue reading

Why We Need Leslie Knope: What Her Election on ‘Parks and Rec’ Means for Women & Girls
Politics / TV / Women and Gender

Why We Need Leslie Knope: What Her Election on ‘Parks and Rec’ Means for Women & Girls

Originally published at Bitch Flicks as part of their Women in Politics in Film & TV Week. When I grow up, I want to be Leslie Knope. It’s no secret I love Parks and Rec. A female-fronted series with a hilarious ensemble cast that’s the most feminist show on TV? C’mon, how could I not? … Continue reading

Politics / Reproductive Rights / Women and Gender

Roundup of Feminist Celebs’ Political Videos

  Originally published at Bitch Flicks.   Election Day is tomorrow, people! So I’m going to chat a bit about politics.   Many assume Hollywood is a liberal nirvana (or I guess a hellhole if you’re a Republican). But that’s not exactly true. Not only do films lack gender equality, they often purport sexist tropes. … Continue reading

Elizabeth Warren’s Fight for Women vs. Scott Brown’s Faux Pro-Choice Stance
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Elizabeth Warren’s Fight for Women vs. Scott Brown’s Faux Pro-Choice Stance

Originally published at Fem2pt0. My home state of Massachusetts has never elected a woman to the U.S. Senate. But we have the chance to make history tomorrow by voting for Elizabeth Warren. Now I don’t vote for women merely because of their gender. Although I do believe we need more women in electoral office at … Continue reading