I started my feminist activist career in middle school when I organized a boycott of our coed basketball team to protest the fact that as girls, we were never passed to during games. I was ten years old, I was outraged, and I wasn’t going to stand for it! Since then, while I’ve changed a lot […]
I was an emotional wreck all week. It’d been three months since I’d volunteered to speak at Slut Walk DC. In those three months, I’d sat down to write my speech probably a dozen times, but just couldn’t find it in me to finish it. As the day grew closer, my anxiety intensified; I’d be […]
Being pro-choice has been a major part of my identity for as long as I can remember.
I am a pro-choice clinic escort at the last remaining abortion clinic in the city of Toledo, the fourth most populous city in Ohio.
Rural activism is a strange and wonderful thing. While our numbers do not compare to New York’s and our rallies are often held in coffee shops, we mean business. We’re out here and we’ve got something to say—and we will use our brother’s roommate’s cousin to do it. You see, we’re a tight community. As […]
I wasn’t sure why, but tears started to form in my eyes, and I felt a kind of frustration deep in my stomach that I previously didn’t know existed. I was angry.
Why should young people care about the smear campaign threatening Planned Parenthood? Standing there, red-faced, I knew all the answers.
This year, we recognized Equal Pay Day on April 14 in recognition of how long into 2014 women would have to work in order to earn the same amount men earned in the previous year. However, did you know that black women on average make only 64 cents to that dollar?
We, as young feminists, must be involved in the fight for reproductive justice and combat the dangers of anti-choice extremists.
I kept thinking about the women coming for their appointments and how terrified they must have been to have so many accusing them and condemning them. I let them know: You are not wrong. This is okay. You have this right.