Posts Tagged Reproductive Justice

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Missouri State Representative is an Embryo Vigilante

Surprise, surprise. Missouri’s state representatives are coming for our rights—again. This time, the threat comes in the form of an ultra-archaic resolution pushed forward by Republican Missouri Rep. Mike Moon. Because once again, as we all know, none-uterus-having humans are just so good at proposing laws and regulations regarding other people’s bodies.

Surprise, surprise. Missouri’s state representatives are coming for our rights—again. This time, the threat comes in the form of an ultra-archaic resolution pushed forward by Republican Missouri Rep. Mike Moon. Because once again, as we all know, none-uterus-having ...

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The Feministing Five: Monica Simpson

For this week’s Feministing Five, I spoke with Monica Simpson, the executive director of SisterSong, a national organization that strengthens and amplifies the collective voices of Indigenous women and women of color to achieve reproductive justice by eradicating reproductive oppression and securing human rights.

For this week’s Feministing Five, I spoke with Monica Simpson, the executive director of SisterSong, a national organization that strengthens and amplifies the collective voices of Indigenous women and women of color to achieve reproductive justice by ...

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The Feministing Five: Mia Birdsong

Mia Birdsong is redefining how we value families with the project Family Story. We spoke with her to learn more about why it’s crucial to expand beyond the increasingly antiquated concept of the nuclear families and how we can use our imagination and creativity to create new, more inclusive communities and loving networks.

Mia Birdsong is redefining how we value families with the project Family Story. We spoke with her to learn more about why it’s crucial to expand beyond the increasingly antiquated concept of the nuclear families and how ...

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ICYMI: Reproductive Justice Groups Forge Alliance with Black Lives Matter

Between the release of Rihanna’s long anticipated album ANTI, Beyoncé’s “Formation”, and the return of Shonda Rhimes’ TGIT, I thought Black History month was already off to a pretty good start, with Black women leading the charge. But news of the February 9 convening of leaders from Trust Black Women, New Voices for Reproductive Justice, and Black Lives Matter proved that this month is completely LIT!

Between the release of Rihanna’s long anticipated album ANTI, Beyoncé’s “Formation”, and the return of Shonda Rhimes’ TGIT, I thought Black History month was already off to a pretty good start, with Black women leading the charge. ...

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Reproductive Justice & BLM Movements Partner to Fight for Black Women’s Lives

Yesterday, Trust Black Women, New Voices for Reproductive Freedom and Black Lives Matter launched a partnership to fight for freedom and justice for Black women. Leaders from the three groups participated in a discussion about the intersection of their movements, and why anti-abortion legislators and violently racist police forces are part of the same system oppressing Black women across the country. 

Yesterday, Trust Black Women, New Voices for Reproductive Freedom and Black Lives Matter launched a partnership to fight for freedom and justice for Black women. Leaders from the three groups participated in a discussion about the intersection of ...

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