Rosie Jimenez died of complications from an illegal abortion on October of 1977 in McAllen, Texas a little over a year after the Hyde Amendment was passed. The Hyde Amendment is a dangerous ban on federal funding in the form of Medicaid for abortions except in the case of rape, incest, or if carrying the pregnancy […]
Note: This blog details the experiences of women students of color at a predominantly white institution (PWI) in Virginia; due to the nature of these experiences, this blog is being published anonymously in order to prevent any targeted comments to the courageous women who were willing to share their stories. I remember the first campaign that […]
This blog is a guest post written by our intern, Sharon Mutwiwa. Sharon is a student at Coe College in Iowa, where she studies public policy and gender studies. I stood next to Representative Nancy Pelosi during my second week of interning at the Feminist Majority Foundation. I was so excited at the opportunity and […]
It was weird. But I’m glad I did it.