This post is part of All* Above All’s United for Abortion Coverage Week of Action. I currently serve as Co-President of the University of Toledo Feminist Alliance (UTFA) and, like many student organizations, we often have to find the right balance between education and engagement. Let’s be real: nobody is really down for coming to […]
This past summer, we hosted a Feminist Summer Voting Institute for our campus groups and leaders to equip them with the skills, knowledge and expertise to run their own Get Out Her Vote! Campaign . National Campus Organizers planned one day institutes of informative panels and workshops. We partnered with Campus Vote Project, Ignite NC, URGE, […]
I am a pro-choice clinic escort at the last remaining abortion clinic in the city of Toledo, the fourth most populous city in Ohio.
Even once the vote is over, work being done on the reproductive justice movement is not.
We decided to learn more about the nature of the connection between feminism and major US religions by holding an event we called the Faith & Feminism Panel. The discussion we had that night was incredible.
Every woman needs access to abortion – be it through a local clinic, a hospital, or a computer screen.
In the University of Wisconsin system, like other institutions of higher education across the country, we are plagued with a cover-up of the truth.
Whether you’re flipping through a comic by Alison Bechdel, blasting one of Beyonce’s girl-power anthems, watching Andrea Gibson perform “Blue Blanket,” or savoring the prose of bell hooks, it’s hard to deny the connection between feminist activism and the arts.
We didn’t have a ton of resources to deploy in any sort of fancy counter-protest, so we had the idea to send cards to the clinic staff as a way to show our support.
When campus police issued a statement about a sexual assault, the entire message was a mess. So I said something back.