BY Intern Julie
on Mar 14, 2011
In an effort to save Planned Parenthood, a diverse group of students made this video letting America know that they have sex and need organizations like Planned Parenthood around in order for them to make safe and informed choices while doing so. Check it out.
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After the House voted to cut federal funding to Planned Parenthood this February, the people at Planned Parenthood have been mobilizing to fight ... Read More
on Mar 11, 2011
It's not exactly the kind of summer camp where you roast marshmallows and tell ghost stories, but instead you can stomp around New York City with other feminists (like yourself) and get involved with all things feminist!
Registration is now open for Feminist Summer Camp, which might be similar to Camp Anawanna (without your panties on a flagpole) and is a great opportunity to learn different strategies and approaches to feminist organizing within ... Read More
on Mar 10, 2011
I don’t know about you, but I feel like I’ve been reading a lot about breasts lately. Not only does public breastfeeding cause an uproar, but resources to help these women are being thrown under the bus too! And seemingly, West 70th, between Broadway and Columbus, the Upper Breast Side, can be considered a mecca for breastfeeding mothers. Owner, Felina Rakowski-Gallagher opened in hopes of providing a space for women that would make breastfeeding easier ... Read More
on Mar 09, 2011
We’ve been honked, whistled, and leered at. We can attempt to escape the heat by wearing tank tops and shorts, but we can hardly escape the harassment that we face every day on the streets. It is often dismissed as an inevitable annoyance, or maybe even seen as a compliment, but street harassment is one the most pervasive forms of gender-based violence and one that is least legislated against.
March 20th, the first day of spring, is International Anti-Street ... Read More
BY Katie Oldaker
on Mar 09, 2011
A news story has been making the rounds about an 11-year-old girl who was gang-raped by a group of males in a small town in Texas. Eighteen young men and boys have been arrested in connection with the case, which would seem like justice is starting to be served, but The New York Times has begun to go ahead and undermine it! An article by James C. McKinley Jr., posted yesterday on the NYT's website, includes such choice quotes like "These boys have to live with this ... Read More