‘Parks and Rec’ Gifs Tell You Why You Should Donate to My Abortion Access Triathlon Team
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‘Parks and Rec’ Gifs Tell You Why You Should Donate to My Abortion Access Triathlon Team

The Opinioness is raising money for EMA Fund as part of the National Abortion Access Bowl-a-Thon!! No one should ever be denied medical care due to an inability to pay. Please donate to help bridge the gap between healthcare and accessibility. It’s not a choice if you don’t have the means to choose. Might I entice you to donate with ‘Parks and Rec’ pics and gifs??? 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

Feminism / Films

Is ‘Prometheus’ a Feminist Pro-Choice Metaphor?

Originally published at Bitch Flicks. Warning: massive spoilers ahead! A pseudo-prequel to Alien, Prometheus raises existential themes of religion, god, faith, science, creation, mythology and evolution. While these are all worthy topics, I’m much more interested in Prometheus’ treatment of its female characters. Is director Ridley Scott’s new film a pro-choice metaphor advocating reproductive justice? Continue reading

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Bowling for Abortion Access! Only 1 Day Left to Donate to My EMA Fund Triathlon Team and 1 Day Until Triathlon Celebration!

Only 1 day left!!! 1 day left to fundraise and 1 day until the Eastern Massachusetts Abortion (EMA) Fund’s 2nd annual Triathlon! If you read my blog regularly (c’mon, you know you want to!) or follow me on Facebook and Twitter, you know I’m fundraising for reproductive justice. Under the team name “The Opinionators,” I’m raising money … Continue reading

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Losing My Religion: Catholic Bishops Attack Reproductive Rights, Hoping to Undermine Birth Control Coverage

As an atheist who was born Catholic, I’m all too aware of the Catholic Church’s ridiculous no birth control stance. While the U.S. contains far more religiosity in its laws and customs than many of us may realize or admit, politicians and lobbyists often forget one crucial thing. The separation of church and state. But … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Proponents of Anti-Choice Race-Baiting Billboards Speak to NPR

Written by Morgan Hopkins.  Originally published at Hay Ladies!.  Reprinted with permission. The Texas-based anti-choice group, Life Always, has placed billboards in Chicago that read “Every 21 minutes, our next possible leader is aborted,” featuring a picture of President Obama. But an in Houston and Austin, SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective has already … Continue reading

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Guest Post: This is the Movement of Our Generation: SisterSong “Let’s Talk About Sex” Conference

Written by Nicole Clark. Recently, I had the pleasure of attending the Let’s Talk About Sex: Love, Legislation, & Leadership Conference, put together by the SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective in beautiful Miami Beach, Florida. I was invited to be on the planning committee for this conference, and I can definitely say that … Continue reading

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Why We Need Planned Parenthood: My Post for the “My Planned Parenthood” Blog Carnival

Imagine you needed medical treatment.  Let’s say you needed insulin or heart surgery.  But no one in your state offered either medical service.  You’d be horrified, right?  Well now let’s imagine that same scenario only it’s for an abortion, or birth control or cervical cancer screenings.  Still horrified?  You should be because this is exactly … Continue reading