Tag Archives: Latin America

“Las Libres” film on Mexican women convicted for homicide for abortions is coming to a theater near you

TweetLas Libres, a Mexican documentary about the struggle to free women convicted for homicide and thrown in jail for having abortions is coming to a theater (possibly) near you. And you’ll want to see it. Tweet
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The rise of the DIY abortion

TweetAs abortion restrictions continue to grip the country more and more tightly, we’re seeing a strategy used by women in Latin America – where abortion is, with a few exceptions, illegal – coming into use here: Misoprostol, a pill FDA-approved to treat ulcers that can, if used correctly, safely induce an early abortion. Tweet
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Feministing Jamz: Talking feminism with Ana Tijoux

Tweet Lee esta entrevista en español al final de esta página. Ana Tijoux has been in the hip hop game for a long time, but I caught onto her as just about everyone else did, when she collaborated with Mexican singer Julieta Venegas back in 2007. I loved her work immediately. Though the themes of [...]
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The “pot debate” has to extend past the border

Tweet Recently in the media there has been much debate about the pros and cons of marijuana use, a reaction to the legalization of small amounts of weed in Colorado and Governor Cuomo’s announcement that New York will soon legalize medical marijuana. Perhaps the most widely-discussed is David Brooks’ piece for the New York Times that essentially amounted to “I, a [...]
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Think American abortion politics are bad? Millions of people have it worse

Tweet Very few countries in the Americas share the United States’ relatively liberal abortion laws. Say what you will about the GOP infringing on our reproductive rights, but we have things pretty good in comparison to a lot of our American neighbors. Of the 34 countries in Latin America, 18 allow abortion in cases other than the [...]
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