Whether it’s “Moms Demand Action” or “Yes, We Code”, or the class of professional women in government we have come to know through televised events—Prosecutors, Judges, Ambassadors, Accountants, Attorneys, Assistants, Fact Witnesses, or elected officials—we are seeing everywhere that women are refusing to sit down and shut up. If anything, crises ranging from Climate Emergency … Continue reading “Speaking Truth to Nonsense: Women are doing the “heavy lifting” in calling government to account”
Court Win on Reproductive Access!
Reporting today on Nov. 7, 2019 finally contains some good news for women! A Federal Judge in NY has struck down the Trump Administration's so-called "Conscience" Law which allowed medical professionals to deny reproductive care to women on the basis of the provider's religious beliefs. “Today’s decision is an important victory against the Trump Administration’s … Continue reading Court Win on Reproductive Access!
TODAY IN FEMINIST HISTORY!
Today, in 1917, NEW YORK becomes an equal suffrage state! Read more HERE!
END 🔴 Period Poverty! The MANIFESTO
Yes, you CAN do something to fight period poverty (inability to purchase menstrual products), which causes women to choose between food and hygiene, or stay home from work or school. We can change this! Sign Period Project’s Manifesto! https://actionnetwork.org/petitions/endperiodpoverty Nadya Okamoto founded the nonprofit Period—a youth-led “menstrual movement” dedicated to improving access to period products—when … Continue reading END 🔴 Period Poverty! The MANIFESTO
Are YOU Paying a Period 🔴 Tax in Your State?
Candy in vending machines is tax free; necessities for female hygiene? Not so much! Check out your state, and see what you can do to address this discrimination that “bleeds” women monthly... https://www.marieclaire.com/politics/a29490059/tampon-tax-state-guide/
COOPER, Anna Julia – African American Slave Received Doctorate from Sorbonne for Her Work on Race
COOPER, Anna Julia – Did you know this woman, born into to slavery, was one of the first leaders in analyses of the ethics of slavery? Read about her on GLOBAL SOCIAL THEORY — Read on globalsocialtheory.org/thinkers/cooper-anna-julia/
The Niceness Trap
Activist Greta Thunberg's fierce, outraged speech at the UN Climate event this week showed the POWER and GLORY of a plain-speaking child addressing a gaggle of naked Emperors. Without a profane word or a footnote, a prevarication or stumble, she articulated the world's unwillingness to address our mass extinction event. Brava, Greta! You are speaking … Continue reading The Niceness Trap
The Kandakas of Sudan: A Biblical-Islamic Queen Inspires Modern Day Women
Sudanese protester Alaa Salah urges on crowd during Sudan uprising Alaa Salah by Lana H. Haroun (@lana_hago) You may not have ever heard the word "Kandaka" before until this past year of protests and government overthrow in Sudan. Even now, this name for Nubian Queens, or "strong women" may not be familiar to you, unless … Continue reading The Kandakas of Sudan: A Biblical-Islamic Queen Inspires Modern Day Women
Nazis at the Renaissance Fair: Get Woke on Medieval Appropriation for Hate
The idea of the Vikings as a marauding culture of pillage and rape, all homogeneous white males of a berserker temperament, was, of course, romantic and alluring to the losers of World War II.