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Beatriz survived her pregnancy, but at what cost?

Tweet Remember Beatriz? Remember Savita? Or rather, remember #RememberSavita? Media has a funny way of making one story sound like the most important thing in the world, and then dropping that story like a hot potato a week later. Savita was the woman who died in an Irish hospital after having been denied a life-saving [...]
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Chile won’t let pregnant 11-year-old raped by her mother’s boyfriend have an abortion

TweetShe is known as Belén. She is eleven years old and 14 weeks pregnant. She was raped repeatedly by her mother’s boyfriend over the course of two years. The mother claims the relationship that started when her daughter was NINE was consensual. Thankfully, Belén’s grandmother doesn’t see it that way, and she alerted the police [...]
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The Feministing Five: Martha Plimpton

TweetAs an actor, Martha Plimpton has conquered the stage, screen and television. The Emmy Award-winning thespian, has been in over 30 films including, of course, The Goonies, Running on Empty, Pecker, Parenthood (“electric ear cleaner,” anyone?) and I Shot Andy Warhol. As an outspoken activist, Plimpton is taking on misogyny and the attack on our [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet I wrote about Beatriz, who has been denied a life-saving abortion. You can contribute to her extremely important cause here. Above is a video in which Beatriz pleads for an abortion. Another example of why prostitution should be legal: woman charged with prostitution after calling police to complain of treatment by her pimp. Is [...]
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El Salvador denies woman a life-saving abortion

TweetUpdate: you can donate to Beatriz’s cause and help her pay her legal and medical fees here. In terrible news, the Supreme Court of El Salvador denied a 22-year old woman the abortion that could save her life on Wednesday.  “Beatriz,” the pseudonym for the 26-week pregnant woman, is 22 years-old, and has lupus and [...]
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