Category Women

Go Ahead and Try: When Silencing A Woman Becomes A Rallying Cry

In a rare move, Senate Republicans dusted off an old rule to silence Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) during her floor speech opposing Jeff Sessions’ nomination to Attorney General. Warren was in the middle of reading from a 1986 letter by Coretta Scott King, Martin Luther King Jr’s widow, opposing Sessions consideration for a federal judgeship […]

Why I Am Joining The Women’s March On Washington This January 21st

I’ve had mixed feelings about the Women’s March on Washington (WMW). It started more as a disorganized reaction grounded in denial and outrage to Donald Trump’s election than a nationally organized campaign to send a cohesive message to elected officials and the GOP. I was afraid that to the rest of the world and those […]

Is Trump afraid of strong black women?

Trump has spent the better part of his campaign for the presidency maligning everyone from Bernie Sanders to Ted Cruz to Jeb Bush to Hillary Clinton. He’s attacked disabled reporters, celebrities, and female media figureheads with a viciousness that hasn’t been seen in modern politics. It seems that there isn’t anyone that Trump isn’t willing […]

Kaine Holds Pence’s Feet to The Fire On A Woman’s Right To Choose

It has been said that no one person hates Planned Parenthood and abortion rights more than Indiana Gov. (R) Mike Pence. When Donald Trump selected him as his running mate he sent a clear message to women and pro-choice supporters everywhere – your reproductive health is not yours to own. And while Trump has made […]

An Intimate Look At Fertility Awareness: “FAM” Is My New Birth Control

Originally posted on Thirty On Tap (September 27, 2016) After 15 years of being on birth control I’ve decide to ditch the hormones and say hello fertility awareness method or “FAM”. Sayonara hormones! Goodbye progestin. In an era that lauds tech speed and efficiency over all else, the choice to switch off hormonal birth control […]

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