Tag Archives: sex workers' rights

#KnowYourHistory: Women of color have been moving beyond “pro-choice” for decades

TweetOn Tuesday, the New York Times published a feature on reproductive health advocates moving away from the language of “choice.” An important and interesting topic, the potentially illuminating piece instead served to obscure the history of the move away from choice language, completely erasing women of color’s crucial role in developing the reproductive justice framework that [...]
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Take Action: Ban the use of condoms as evidence of prostitution in New York

TweetDespite the fact that condoms are widely held as essential tools in HIV and STI prevention – as well as being a very effective non-prescription method of birth control – just carrying condoms could get you arrested. That’s right: As we’ve covered before, in New York and other places in the United States, condoms are routinely used by the police as [...]
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NYPD to stop using condoms as evidence of prostitution

TweetHuge news yesterday — the New York Police Department announced that they will end the absurd and nonsensical practice of using condoms as evidence of prostitution: Tweet
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet“The games have always been a little gay.” First queer arrests in Sochi. Trans and sex workers rights activist Monica Jones targeted by police, arrested for protesting. Janet Mock is on the cover of MetroWeekly. Check out Feministing staff’s activism in Policy Mic’s list of 23 feminist digital campaigns. “Bill Cosby has done great things [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Can we address the systems that allow racism to thrive? Painting Wendy Davis as a bad mother in the midst of her campaign for Texas Governor is bullshit and sexist. “What they’re really about has nothing to do with abortion or the health of anyone; it has to do with controlling women.” Catherine Samba-Panza is [...]
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