Being pro-choice has been a major part of my identity for as long as I can remember.
We need to firmly stand with and celebrate women who speak publicly on political issues, however innocuous. Only then will female artists truly be able to voice controversial opinions.
When you work at the Feminist Majority Foundation, self-identifying as a feminist is not exactly controversial. But outside our office, people don’t always understand why feminism is still necessary, or what it means to be a feminist.
We hope this playlist will get you energized during your next political protest, trip to the gym, or even your morning commute.
Last month, I was lucky enough to attend the Planned Parenthood Generation Action Power Tour conference in Nashville, Tennessee.
The women’s rights movement has fought for this amendment to become reality for decades, and we were glad we could be there when Congresswomen Jackie Spear and Carolyn Maloney brought women from all generations together to demand it.
Our DC intern team hosted a briefing, “From Passion To Progress,” to discuss how to put a women’s rights agenda into action.
“It’s not often that you have all these institutions focused on one issue, trying to find a solution. But with student activists holding their colleges, and the government, accountable, we are sure to see change soon.”
The time for action was 89 days ago. Enough is enough. It is time to Bring Back Our Girls.
Overall, the visit to ELAC was eventful and successful, bringing unity to those involved with FMF and FMLA, and ultimately, bringing awareness to a number of capable and engaged individuals.