Posts Tagged San Francisco

Weekly Feminist Reader

Why are we sending so many women to prison?

The “evolution” behind Obama’s views on same-sex marriage.

Taking a critical eye to the leadership in LGBT organizations.

WTF of the week: many young girls think that sexual assault is the norm.

Dear political media: please be way less wrong about Hillary Clinton’s future grandchild

Why are we sending so many women to prison?

The “evolution” behind Obama’s views on same-sex marriage.

Taking a critical eye to the leadership in LGBT organizations.

WTF of the week: many young girls ...

The Feministing Five: Jack Stephens

Jack Stephens is quite literally a jack of all trades. He organizes with the anti-imperialist, national democratic organization Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (New Patriotic Alliance, or, BAYAN) and has been organizing with them for the past six years. He serves on the executive committee for San Francisco Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines (SFCHRP) and also sits on the board for the South of Market Community Action Network (SOMCAN). He’s worked the graveyard shift full-time as a UPS employee loading trucks for over five years and is the union representative at his work, organized by Teamsters Local 2785. If that list of occupational and volunteer community organizing (and acronyms!) wasn’t enough to exhaust you, he’s also a ...

Jack Stephens is quite literally a jack of all trades. He organizes with the anti-imperialist, national democratic organization Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (New Patriotic Alliance, or, BAYAN) and has been organizing with them for the past six ...

San Francisco to ban crisis pregnancy centers (and the creepiest photo ever)

First, the good news:

San Francisco legislators on Tuesday took the first step towards clamping down on “false and misleading advertising” from “crisis pregnancy centers,” following the lead of several other American cities.

Supervisor Malia Cohen believes that these so-called “crisis pregnancy centers,” such as Bay Area-based First Resort, lie to women seeking options in an unexpected pregnancy, according to the San Francisco Appeal online newspaper.

Instead of offering counseling around a woman’s choices, they are steered toward a right-wing, anti-abortion agenda. There are three such centers in San Francisco, and they’re also drawn ire from mayoral candidates.

Very awesome news, let’s hope this moves forward. Now to the accompanying image:

First, the good news:

San Francisco legislators on Tuesday took the first step towards clamping down on “false and misleading advertising” from “crisis pregnancy centers,” following the lead of several other American cities.

Supervisor ...