Guernica, a magazine of art and politics, featured a piece titled “Lucky Girl” by Bridget Potter. Ms. Potter wrote a historical memoir about what life was like in the 1960s, and the segment featured here is about her experience with an unwanted pregnancy at age 19.
This past weekend I attended the Latina Empowerment in Action Conference held by California Latinas for Reproductive Justice at California State University Northridge. This was an amazing conference filled with feminist fun. The conference consisted of workshops, group exercises, discussions and games (which I did not win). The attendees ranged from students, organization representatives, and […]
A few days ago, the Guttmacher Institute came out with a report stating that teenage pregnancy rates have been increasing since 2005. This information comes as an unpleasant surprise to the public because the rates had been steadily decreasing since the early 90s.
January 22, 2010 marks the 37th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision that guaranteed American women the right to a safe and legal elective abortion.
This summer is a great time for young college feminists and all feminists around to catch up on that reading list that they started way back at the beginning of the school year, but never got to start because of all the reading they had to do for classes.
The Feminist Majority Foundation is deeply saddened and outraged by the assassination of Dr. George Tiller at his church in Wichita, Kansas. We have worked closely with Dr. Tiller for many years in the hopes of preventing such a tragedy.
One of our chartered campus groups, the Feminist Majority at the University of Chicago, is quoted in this Chicago Tribune article about a newly minted student organization on campus, “Men in Power.”
As reported yesterday, Obama’s FY2010 budget slashes funding for failed abstinence-only education programs. $164 million will be allocated to Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs that are based on PROVEN SCIENCE!
Below is a step-by-step guide and sample script you can use to set up your appointments for a Congressional Day of Action.