Tag Archives: Community Posts

Domestic workers enslaved in the U.S.

TweetCarolyn Frederickson of the ACLU’s DC office writes on the community blog: Yesterday, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released its report [PDF] on government efforts to address the abuse of domestic workers by foreign diplomats within the United States. The report confirmed what advocates, service providers and victims have long known: that this deeply [...]
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Community blog highlights!

TweetSo this was my first time really sitting down and looking at the community blog. You all rock! Thanks to everyone who is contributing, I’m really impressed and psyched to have so many new voices at feministing. Here are a couple of posts that caught me eye: All this gas talk reeks of classism from [...]
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A can’t miss community post: What Makes for a Good Abortion?

TweetCommunity blogger Nell (also of Abortion Clinic Days – a blog of abortion providers telling their stories) asks readers, “What makes for a good abortion?” We often share your stories with our own patients. Hearing that someone else has walked that path with strength and grace–and that they’re not afraid to tell their story–our patients [...]
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Quit Hit(s): Community posts you shouldn’t miss

Tweetwhatsername takes on transphobia in online feminism in “Deconstructing Transgenderism” psssst your cis-privilege is showing; Grace from the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum talks about vegans/vegetarians of color mobilizing; juliagoolia asks readers what they think of women’s colleges; and Emily vents over an anti-choice history teacher who says rape isn’t that common and women [...]
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Plastic surgery pressure

TweetVintage ad uploaded by Flickr user jbcurio. Over on the community blog, mland45 recounts an experience she had when she went to an ear, nose and throat doctor to get treated for a sinus infection: [Receptionist]: The insurance doesn’t pay for the rhinoplasty Me: Well, I’m not interested in the rhinoplasty. [Receptionist]: You sure? Because [...]
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