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The problem with calling for demilitarization “of the police”

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.

“This is not to say there aren’t vast differences and nuances that need to always be named, but our oppressors are literally collaborating together, learning from one another – and as oppressed people we have to do the same.” – Cherrell Brown

Mo'Nique

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@feministing Maybe you should have thought about that before fucking.

— Gytix01 (@Gytix01) February 25, 2015

Just your semi-regular reminder than anti-choicers actually do believe that women should just not have sex if they don’t want to risk forced childbirth.

Younger women often delay seeking treatment for heart attacks in part out of fears of being seen as “hysterical” hypochondriacs.

@feministing Maybe you should have thought about that before fucking.

— Gytix01 (@Gytix01) February 25, 2015

Just your semi-regular reminder than anti-choicers actually do believe that women should just not have sex if they don’t want to risk ...

map of states that require two trips to the clinic

The cost of getting an abortion is higher if you’re poor

When trying to get an abortion, as in so many things, it’s very expensive to be poor. Using the example of two archetypal women in Wisconsin — one low-income and one middle-income — ThinkProgress calculated the true cost of accessing the procedure. 

When trying to get an abortion, as in so many things, it’s very expensive to be poor. Using the example of two archetypal women in Wisconsin — one low-income and one middle-income — ThinkProgress calculated the true ...

Know Your Title IX graphic

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The Department of Education has made clear that under Title IX, schools should provide — and pay for — certain services and accommodations survivors need to stay in school.

I still seem to be in denial about the end of Parks and Rec. Farewell, dear Leslie Knope

The Department of Education has made clear that under Title IX, schools should provide — and pay for — certain services and accommodations survivors need to stay in school.

I still seem to be in ...

Roy Moore

Alabama Judge Roy Moore thinks bisexual and trans people want to marry two people

I bet you thought Rep. Vito Barbieri would get the Quote of the Day for his musings about whether women can swallow a camera to have a gynecological exam. But remarkably, old Vito’s ignorance has been upstaged by that of Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore.

I bet you thought Rep. Vito Barbieri would get the Quote of the Day for his musings about whether women can swallow a camera to have a gynecological exam. But remarkably, old Vito’s ignorance has been upstaged by that ...

Idaho lawmaker asks if woman can swallow camera for gynecological exam before medical abortion

Idaho lawmaker legislating abortion thinks the stomach is connected to the vagina

Just gonna leave this here:

An Idaho lawmaker received a brief lesson on female anatomy after asking if a woman can swallow a small camera for doctors to conduct a remote gynecological exam.

The question Monday from Republican state Rep. Vito Barbieri came as the House State Affairs Committee heard nearly three hours of testimony on a bill that would ban doctors from prescribing abortion-inducing medication through telemedicine.

[...] Dr. Julie Madsen, a physician who said she has provided various telemedicine services in Idaho, was testifying in opposition to the bill. She said some colonoscopy patients may swallow a small device to give doctors a closer look at parts of their colon.

“Can this same procedure then be done in a pregnancy? ...

Just gonna leave this here:

An Idaho lawmaker received a brief lesson on female anatomy after asking if a woman can swallow a small camera for doctors to conduct a remote gynecological exam.

The question Monday from ...

Patricia Arquette

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Jay Smooth says this Academy Awards was a good reminder of “the big lie.” “Nothing does more to perpetuate injustice than good people who assume that injustice is caused by bad people.” 

Jay Smooth says this Academy Awards was a good reminder of “the big lie.” “Nothing does more to perpetuate injustice than good people who assume that injustice is caused by bad people.” 

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