Tag Archives: New York

This is what a pro-choice rally looks like.

Tweet What an incredible day. A reported 6,000 people came to the Rally for Women’s Health in NYC this Saturday. Here’s a slideshow with some highlights, although we weren’t close enough to get pics of the speakers and performers. You can find some of those here. Some of my fave speakers were Jamia Wilson, Anthony [...]
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NYC Feministing Holiday Happy Hour!

TweetWith the holidays fast-approaching, the Feministing crew in NYC has put together a last-minute happy hour next Thursday for friends, readers and bloggers alike. After all, would the holidays really be the same without some feminist yuletide? So let’s celebrate (or protest) the holidays, tell each other our resolutions for the new year that we’ll [...]
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RightRides Needs Your Support!

TweetThis is a guest post from Oraia Reed of RightRides, an incredible grassroots organization that’s been around for years, giving women safe rides home and advocating against sexual violence and harassment in NYC. Please check out the following message and support them if you can! RightRides for Women’s Safety was founded in 2004 as a [...]
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Rosie Perez is so bad-ass.

TweetI know Samhita mentioned Perez’s contribution on marriage equality in New York, but I just had to share the actual video — not only because she is a fellow New Yorker like myself, but she calls out Senator Ruben Diaz (who is also severely anti-choice). She also called abstinence-only education as “insane” back in our [...]
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A Victory for Domestic Workers

Tweet Congrats to Domestic Workers United for winning a seven year battle to have a “Domestic Workers Bill of Rights” enacted in New York State. Yesterday, New York Governor David Paterson signed a bill that will guarantee domestic workers such as nannies, housekeepers, and caregivers of the elderly one day of rest per week and [...]
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