It’s been 42 years since the Roe v. Wade decision and 42 years of protesting and counterprotesting. This year was no different, and I was thrilled to get to participate.
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Feminists United will continue to push forward in trying to make UMW a safer and more equitable place for all students.
I am a Virginia woman. My body, my health, and my autonomy will be impacted by these laws.
For a university that proclaims a “Worlds Ahead” mantra, it was certainly able to retrograde itself to a “Worlds Behind” university by using funds from the women’s athletics programs and reinforcing ethnocentricity and Eurocentric beauty standards to its diverse community in hosting Miss Universe.
Join DC NOW, National Organization for Women, Feminist Majority Foundation, and allies at the Supreme Court on Thursday, January 22, to commemorate the 42nd anniversary of Roe v. Wade and protest attacks on women’s reproductive rights.
I wish we could all have one big party across the Commonwealth in celebration of all the reproductive rights this decision has brought women, but unfortunately, in Virginia, these reproductive rights have been under attack for years.
We’re against the AFA. We’re upset that our state government has chosen to align with them, and we’re upset that our university is allowing it to be done on our campus.
We know that smashing the patriarchy is a little bit easier when we’ve got a bit of muscle to back it up.