Category Archives: Students

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Racism and World News

Just a short one this week, gang, since I’m still recovering from surgery (which went very well, thank you). Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀ Supreme Court Sends Mixed Messages on Reproductive Rights If there’s one thing made crystal clear by a summer’s worth of anti-Planned Parenthood smear videos, it is that anti-choice activists are intent on running the reproductive health-care provider out of business and are perfectly willing to ignore or elide the law to reach that goal. – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Education and Good Cop/Bad Cop

Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀ The Right’s Answer to Gutting Planned Parenthood? Elementary Schools, Homeless Shelters, Jails Indeed, most people would consider it unusual to pick a corrections facility if they were in the market for a breast exam. But that’s exactly what is suggested by a new website launched last month by some of the nation’s most prominent anti-choice groups. – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Gun Violence, Women In Politics and In Memory

Lead Story Sylva Stoel, aka @QueenFeminist, with Bernie Sanders. Photo: Sylva Stoel via the Washington Post ♀ Meet the feminists who want a man in the White House – I have been asked on occasion why, as a Feminist, I support Bernie Sanders.   – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Animals & the Environment and Good Cop/Bad Cop

Lead Story ♀ Speaker John Boehner to resign from Congress – And Vox has a thorough review of why. Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀ Illegal Abortion Is Dangerous, Birth Control Works, and Other Inconvenient Truths for Pro-Lifers  ♀ 15 Years On, Conservatives Are Still Trying to Kill the Abortion Pill ♀ When “Pro-Life” Means “Anti-Birth Control” ♀ Anti-Abortion Group Loses Last Ditch Attempt to Avoid Legal Process ♀ Senate Democrats Block Restrictive 20-Week Abortion Ban ♀ PPFA President Agrees to Testify Before House Committee; House Dems Demand CMP Testify, Too ♀ Stat check: No, women couldn’t just “go somewhere else” if Planned Parenthood closed ♀ Senate halts Planned Parenthood defund bid – And thereby averts another government shutdown. – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Education and Good Cop/Bad Cop

  Note: I won’t be doing Friday Feminism next Friday, 9/18,  due to our participation in a charitable event for Northern Virginia Sheltie Rescue. FF will return on 9/25. See you then. Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀ Planned Parenthood Clinic Blaze Ruled Arson As Legislative Attacks Continue ♀ Louisiana: Women Don’t Need Planned Parenthood. – Read the full article

The Issues of 2016: Student Debt

Nothing says “fun!” like getting an email detailing your student loan balance. (Well… maybe not.) How do I, like millions of other graduate students in the country, plan to deal with student loans once I’m finished with school? Honestly, I’m not sure what I’ll have to do to be able to repay them. – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Education and Good Cop/Bad Cop

Special Labor Day Lead Story ♀ Women in mostly male workplaces exhibit psychological stress response  They encounter social isolation, performance pressures, sexual harassment, obstacles to mobility, moments of both high visibility and invisibility, co-workers’ doubts about their competence, and low levels of workplace social support. – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Education and Good Cop/Bad Cop

Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀ Four States Have Now Defunded Planned Parenthood ♀ The Unauthorized History of the GOP’s 30-Year War on Planned Parenthood ♀ Anti-abortion goons target NC teacher who called them ‘misogynists’ outside a women’s health clinic ♀ Woman With Abortion In Past Is Stung By Man’s Accusation ♀ Wichita police investigating possible bomb threat at abortion clinic – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Animals & the Environment and Good Cop/Bad Cop

Lead Story From the book Girls In Justice via Mother Jones ♀ These Photos Show What Life Is Like for Girls in Juvenile Detention In his latest collection of photographs, Girls in Justice, Richard Ross—who has spent the past eight years documenting incarcerated kids—explores the lives of young women in custody.  – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Good Cop/Bad Cop and Racism

Lead Story ♀ The women of New Horizons’ Pluto flyby Women make up 25 percent of the New Horizons flyby team. Science team leader Fran Bagenal said, “This isn’t remarkable – it’s just how it is.” Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀ Who’s Behind the Planned Parenthood Sting Video? – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Good Cop/Bad Cop, LGBTQ, and World News

Lead Story ♀ ‘ISIS Hit List’ Targeting Law Enforcement Actually Made By Right-Wing Christians (SCREENSHOTS) – Your not going to freak out our followers unless your way more threatening.  Here, let us help you. Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀ There Are No Abortion Cakes ♀ Senate Passes Compromise Bill Increasing Federal Funding for Abstinence-Only Sex Education – When exactly did our government make the decision that the best method to deal with any problem is the one that won’t work? – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Good Cop/Bad Cop, LGBTQ, War On The Poor

Lead Story The ASPCA’s (and the country’s) first horse ambulance, 1895. Via Ephemeral New York ♀ April 10, 1866: The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Is Founded – The Nation reminds us of a proud anniversary today. – Read the full article