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  • charish commented on the blog post Paul Ryan wants YOU to join the ranks of his anti-abortion army   1 year, 3 months ago · View

    Hey Feministing Community,
    I just wanted to turn you on to the drama that’s happening in Ohio. University of Toledo is ending it’s relationship with area abortion clinics. They’re using sneaky loophole bureaucracy to shut these clinics down. Please read more about our petition here:

    https://www.change.org/petitions/university-of-toledo-medical-center-and-promedica-renew-transfer-agreements-with-toledo-abortion-clinics

  • charish commented on the blog post A short list of ways white people can be less oppressive   1 year, 4 months ago · View

    I’m also a little surprised that people are getting their knickers in a twist over this. The writer spoke candidly about her experiences as a black woman and now readers want to take that away from her by demanding she defend her words. That’s kind of odd, don’t you think? How can you question someone’s [...]

  • charish commented on the blog post A short list of ways white people can be less oppressive   1 year, 4 months ago · View

    Speaking of books, people could be reading: “How To Be Black” by Baratunde Thurston, might be a good start. It’s a non threatening approach to understanding blacks without having to ask us uncomfortable questions. As a black woman, I thought this was a fun read. Another book, that’s more about black women, is called “Shifting: [...]

  • charish commented on the blog post Anti-Muslim Hate in Orange County   3 years, 4 months ago · View

    I had the eerie, sick feeling that was the Little Rock Nine happen all over again.

  • charish wrote a new blog post: Hey Bargirl!   3 years, 4 months ago · View

    Being a bar waitress at a rowdy pub in a rowdy military town is not an easy thing. Most nights, it’s not even enjoyable. This week, the soldiers were out and I was called, “Baby, Honey, Sweetheart” more times than I wanted to hear. It’s especially annoying when that Sweetheart is followed by “get us [...]

  • charish commented on the blog post Why Guns Won’t Make a Campus SAFER   3 years, 4 months ago · View

    Sarah, I understand the anxiety you feel about guns. Students who support: http://www.concealedcampus.org/ are posting signs all over Columbus State University (GA), where my husband is a professor. I don’t like the idea of one of his students have a gun in his classroom. I also don’t like idea of female students walking around in [...]

  • charish commented on the blog post In their words.   3 years, 4 months ago · View

    All of those were painful to read, but I’m glad I did. My older sister has been a Marine for nearly 20 years and although she’s a tough lady, I know she fights hard to been treated equally in a “man’s man” world. I say good luck to those women who struggle even harder just [...]

  • charish became a registered member   3 years, 4 months ago · View

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