Tag Archives: women’s health

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

Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀ I thought I saw all the Planned Parenthood sting footage. Turns out the tapes were edited. ♀ Even If You Haven’t Had an Abortion, You Owe Planned Parenthood ♀ Abortion foes find new ways to get details about patients, doctors ♀ Ben Carson employs Cylon logic against women ♀ Ohio Bill Would Ban Abortion Due to Down Syndrome Diagnosis ♀ Conservatives target bust of Planned Parenthood founder – I was surprised that conservatives could be this petty and mean-spirited. – 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 – Animals & the Environment, Good Cop/Bad Cop and Gun Violence

Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀ Oklahoma Court Blocks Medication Abortion Restriction ♀ Donald Trump Defends Planned Parenthood – Two points. First, the title should have been “Donald Trump Defends Planned Parenthood- Sort Of”, since he’s still a member of the forced birth crowd. – 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

Video Clips of the Week

I Am Here Today, Healthy and Alive Because of Planned Parenthood – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Animals & the Environment and Education

Lead Story ♀ Breaking: Clintons Got Millions from Swiss Bank Sec Clinton Shielded From IRS  Here’s the long and short of it. Shortly after she became Secretary of State, Clinton went to Switzerland at the request of her Swiss counterpart. The IRS had sued UBS demanding the identities of some 50,000 account holders. – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Racism and Women’s Health & Image

Lead Story ♀ The Best Candidate for Minorities and Women (Not Hillary, Not Now) Hillary’s high polling among African Americans and championing by women, including EMILY’s List, are often viewed as signs of her strong support from minorities and women (and many who are both).   – 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 – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Good Cop/Bad Cop and Gun Violence

Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀House GOP Tries to Eliminate Public Funding for Family Planning ♀We Must Remain Vigilant, Even Fifty Years Later One of the more obvious examples that comes to mind is last year’s Hobby Lobby ruling. This ruling essentially valued corporations over women.  – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, LGBTQ and Women’s Health & Image

Lead Story ♀ The number of Fortune 500 companies led by women is at an all-time high: 5 percent But there’s a less charitable way to look at this new. The number of female CEOs of America’s most influential companies is stuck at a 5 percent, as it was the year before. – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Good Cop/Bad Cop, LGBTQ and Women’s Health & Image

Lead Story Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert attends the unveiling of his portrait at the U.S. Capitol on July 28, 2009. via Vox ♀Report: Ex-Speaker of the House paid hush money to cover up decades-old sexual abuse Former US House Speaker Dennis “Denny” Hastert has been indicted on two federal charges, both related to his alleged payment of millions in hush money to someone blackmailing him about “past misconduct.” Two federal law enforcement officials told the Los Angeles Times’s Richard Serrano and Timothy Phelps that the hush money was specifically designed to cover up sexual abuse by Hastert of the blackmailer, who the officials say is male. – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Good Cop/Bad Cop, LGBTQ and Women In Politics

Lead Story ♀How Republicans hope to turn Islamic State into a problem for Democrats The political endgame for Republicans is a general election where Clinton can be portrayed as someone who initially backed the U.S. mission but did not see it through. – Read the full article