At 7:30 an officer of the Court starts handing out cards. There are only fifty. I am number twenty-one and my body goes into shock as the small purple card finds its way into my hands.
Archives for June 2015
Here are five things you need to know about getting tested for STDs, for yourself and your partners.
For me, the reasons I began taking birth control pills are purely selfish: I enjoy having a menstrual cycle that is four days long with little to no side effects. And I enjoy having sex and having the additional protection of oral contraceptives.
I am very happy to see that Afghan women are not alone in this battle. Women worldwide are holding hands to make sure their voice is heard.
Forty-three years ago, Congress passed Title IX as part of the Education Amendments. This significant piece of legislation prohibited any education programs or activities that receive federal financial assistance from discriminating on the basis of sex. Since its passing, Title IX has helped women around the country. It has helped women enter professions in fields […]
Changing the language you use is just one way to stand in solidarity with survivors. And it’s one worth speaking up about.
The Feminist Majority Foundation continues to stand with students at the University of Mary Washington as they seek to hold the university accountable for violations of their rights under Title IX.
As the Griswold v. Connecticut decision turns 50, its importance cannot be overlooked. Neither can the attacks we’re still fighting back from.
Until college, I knew nothing about Griswold v. Connecticut. I also knew little about Title X. Not knowing about these important historical moments is a form of privileged ignorance for me.
“You’re so brave!” As a trans woman, I often hear these words, and I’ve seen the phrase pop up a lot when folks are talking about Caitlyn Jenner as well. But this phrase covers up a lot of other stuff – and stops us from holding folks accountable in the pursuit of a better world for trans people.