There’s the “One man, one vote” principle. Then there’s the “One student, no vote” reality. Such is the case with student voter suppression. It’s a problem I ran into when running the Vote No on 1 Campaign in my home state of Tennessee. Student activists are facing added challenges to voter registration and accessibility across […]
Anna is an intern with the Feminist Majority Foundation and a dedicated activist. A junior at the University of Tennessee, her major is Social Justice and Storytelling: Promoting Human Rights Through Comics. She is president of UT's Feminist Alliance and PR Chair for the Women's Coordinating Council. Anna is also an unapologetic nerd, playing quidditch and cosplaying with abandon.
Content Warning: Transphobia One Friday afternoon saw me sitting down for lunch with the wonderful Paula Sophia Schonauer. She’s many things: trans* activist, former police officer, student, teacher, parent, spoken word poet. But above all else she is determined. This becomes quite apparent as I interviewed her about her life and identity. Paula was born in […]
Note: This roundtable discussion is between three Feminist Majority Foundation interns who live and attend college throughout the country. They came together to discuss how the Supreme Court precedent set by the Whole Woman’s Health case will impact future policy changes and current access to reproductive healthcare. Grace Duginski, Senior at University of Minnesota When people mention […]
I was protesting at the Supreme Court in support of Whole Woman’s Health when I realized that anti-abortion people have no upper-body strength and can’t hold up their signs for very long. Feminism is hard work. The fight for social justice isn’t a sprint, but a very, very, very long marathon. Transcript Feminist Workout Panel […]
Note: The Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt case has been identified as the most important abortion rights case in decades with the outcome having immediate, national implications. Spanning the course of three days, this blog documents the first-hand experience of waiting at the Supreme Court for that decision to be announced. Monday June 20 On the next to last Monday in June, […]
Back to the Supreme Court for more. Third time’s the charm, because WE WON! Let me clear this up for you: WE WON! In a 5-3 vote, SCOTUS invalidated the restrictions placed on abortion clinics in Texas. The TRAP Law known as H. B. 2 is unconstitutional. As Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Notorious RBG) put […]