We Need an Intersectional, Not Just an International, Day of Elimination of Violence Against Women

CW: rape, transphobia According to the Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women, the United Nations defines violence against women as “any act of gender-based violence that results in, or is likely to result in, physical, sexual of psychological harm or suffering to women, including threats of such acts, coercion or arbitrary deprivation of […]

Why It’s Not Enough To Be a “Blue” State: Organizing for Abortion Access in Rhode Island

“Did you know that we receive an F rating from NARAL Pro-Choice America, designating us as state with restricted access to abortion?” I asked, struggling to raise my voice above the steady hum of other students chatting with eager first-year students at my college’s annual activities fair. Packed into my school’s gymnasium along with roughly […]