Tag Archives: deportation

Women being deported back to life-threatening conditions in Latin America are fighting back

Tweet For months now, we have been hearing about the “immigrant crisis” that is causing thousands of women and children to flee the violence that is wracking parts of Central America (and that is rooted in U.S. interventions in Latin America). This crisis has increased human rights violations in the detention system and given the [...]
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Feministing Jamz: La Santa Cecilia on feminism, immigration, and storytelling

Tweet La Santa Cecilia is one of those bands whose raw energy stops you in your tracks from the jump. I first encountered them live at the Pachangafest in Austin, TX in 2012. On my way from one stage to the next, I was stopped in my tracks in front of a little side stage [...]
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Justin Bieber won’t be deported because he’s rich and white

Tweet I don’t know how this keeps happening, but somehow I’m writing about Justin Bieber again. I couldn’t sing one of his songs if there was a gun pointed at my head, but this kid keeps causing trouble in matters that are close to my heart. What did he do this time? The singer allegedly [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweetby Juliana and Jos The Abortion Care Network is sponsoring an abortion stigma busting video contest. Videographers can learn more and enter here. 8 inventions by women that dudes get credit for. The protestors in Tucson who blocked a bus from deporting immigrants had a small victory: the detainees they were blocking received no jail [...]
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Go Ahead and Self-deport, Asshole

Tweet Ed. note: This post is part of the second round of the Feministing “So You Think You Can Blog” contributor contest (background here). Stay tuned all week as our six finalists take turns turns covering the blog and giving us a sense of their personal contributor style. The winner of the contest and newest member [...]
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