Tag Archives: North Carolina

Congrats to the first trans Homecoming King in North Carolina

TweetI don’t know what your experience was in high school, but when I look back on mine I vividly remember my emotional state fluidly moving between total acceptance and terror to step foot inside the building. I did ok for myself, but I certainly wasn’t Homecoming Queen (which could have something to do with the [...]
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North Carolina lawmakers sneakily add abortion restrictions to #motorcyclevagina bill

Tweet Via @KarenStinneford Pro-choice activists and the North Carolina legislature have been locked in tireless battle the last several days–and the lawmakers just launched their latest sneak attack. Republican lawmakers are relentlessly trying to push through a set of abortion restrictions that would, among other things, restrict access to medication abortion, ban insurance coverage of [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet California domestic workers demand a Bill of Rights. Remember when prison abolition was a feminist priority? In case you needed another reason to hate drones, Amanda Marcotte has you covered. “What theory did you use to stay warm at night?” A map of New York publications. NC Senate passes bill erroneously listing abortion as [...]
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North Carolina slated to pass same-sex marriage ban amendment

TweetWhile the Obama administration continues to flip-flop on the question of same-sex marrage, North Carolina gives us good reminder why we are in desperate need of leaders that take a stand on supporting full rights same-sex couples. North Carolina is slated to vote on an amendment that would essentially ban same-sex marriage along with civil [...]
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North Carolina still trying to compensate victims of state’s forced sterilization program

Tweet“I have to carry these scars with me. I have to live with this for the rest of my life.” –Elaine Riddick, who was forcibly sterilized under North Carolina’s eugenics program in 1967 We’ve written before about North Carolina’s particularly terrible forced sterilization law. One of 31 states with a government-run eugenics program, North Carolina [...]
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