What We Missed

Happy Birthday, Nina.

People Magazine editor and trans activist Janet Mock has been honored for Black History Month at The Grio as one of the one hundred most influential people in the African-American community.

An important piece from Jill on sexual assault statistics and rape in the U.S. prison system.

Go fuck yourself, Bob Morris.

A new report on “abortionomics” reveals truths about the rates of abortion and demand for affordable family planning services during economic downturn.

On the subject, Maya and others at MoJo bring us the contraception cost calculator.

Can the U.S. learn a lesson on contraception access (or lack thereof) from the Philippines?

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3 Comments

  1. Posted February 21, 2012 at 9:25 pm | Permalink

    THIS feministing follower can be seen in PHOTO #4 of BBC’s NEWS – DAY IN PICTURES!
    (you have to click to the 4th photo) http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-17111672

    I am holding the sign that says, “Stop Shackling Pregnant Women” for our march on San Quentin to Occupy 4 Prisoners, Feb 20, 2012.

    Many activists, including former Black Panthers and Sarah Shourd, Josh Fattal, and Shane Bauer spoke at and attended this Historic Event!!!!!

    occupy4prisoners.org for more info on this nationwide event.
    twitter: #occupy4prisoners #occupysanquentin #oo #ows

  2. Posted February 22, 2012 at 3:10 pm | Permalink

    Nina Simone was so great! Kind of like thin mints. Everytime I read one of these rants a la Bob Morris, I just want to get more Girl Scout cookies.

  3. Posted February 23, 2012 at 6:19 am | Permalink

    Jill did not write that piece on sexual violence in the prison system. She linked to it on Feministe but it was written by Christopher Glazek.

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