Today, I complete my internship with the Feminist Majority Foundation as I finish the spring semester of my junior year at Georgetown. Through the FMF, I’ve had the opportunity to end so many events around DC and meet brilliant and powerful feminists from all backgrounds and identities. Without a doubt, the highlight of the semester […]
Hey everyone! I'm Emily and I'm a current junior at Georgetown University, studying Science, Technology, and International Affairs. I hail from Spokane, Washington and I like to bake bread.
On 20 April 2016, the Lecture Fund, a student-run group at Georgetown University, pulled off a truly historic event. Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood and the Planned Parenthood Action Fund, came to speak about the future of reproductive rights and campus organizing in the context of TRAP laws, the Supreme Court, and other topical reproductive […]
My experiences with street harassment are run of the mill. Catcallers are frequently fended off. Once, while walking near Washington Circle in D.C., where I go to school, a man grabbed my shoulder in broad daylight to say “hey”. I’ve done my share of walking past deserted construction sites and over vacant bridges quite late […]
I attend Georgetown University, where I am intimately involved in H*yas for Choice (HFC), which is an unaffiliated reproductive justice organization that seeks to empower students to have the necessary information to make sexual health decisions for themselves. Because Georgetown is a Jesuit university, our presence on campus is often contested, and we frequently butt […]
On June 12, 2014, six weeks after Emergency Manager Darnell Earley switched the water supply of Flint, Michigan, to the Flint River, residents complained about the smell and quality of the water. Already, those privileged with disposable income were switching to bottled water. Flint Mayor Dayne Walling commented he believed “people are wasting their precious […]