Health care costs in the United States are through the roof. It’s hard enough trying to survive when hospitals, routine procedures, and medications are increasingly becoming inaccessible.
Add an oppressed identity to the mix and shake well to create a whole new type of barrier.
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A lot is happening in the news – both nationally and globally. Here are a few key stories this week… Green Book wins “Top Feature Film” The 2018 comedy-drama won a “Top Feature Film” award! Green Book is based on the true 1960s story of a blue-collared Italian-American bouncer and an African American classical […]
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Title in reference to this meme. For those who argue that there is no need for feminism, or who think that there is no such thing as privilege, read this. Go to the movies, watch a political debate, open a newspaper. You won’t be surprised to see that the majority of people you see are […]
Read More Damnnnn Donald: Back at it again with that white male privilege
Have you ever uttered the words “birth control” in a crowded room, only to have a slew of back-to-back horror stories told to you by 10 different humans? Perhaps you’ve been to the gynecologist or your nearest WebMD web page, only to be completely overwhelmed with options and medical jargon that goes in one […]
Read More Birth Control + You: Real Talk
Meet self-proclaimed “Feminasty” Erin Gibson and “Homosensual” Bryan Safi, two comedians who take a “weekly look at all the issues important to ladies and gays…and treat them with much less respect than they deserve.” These are the hosts of the sarcasm-dripping, startling-laughter-in-public inducing feminist podcast Throwing Shade, a sometimes problematic, ranty, usually extremely relevant, sometimes […]
Read More Throwing Shade: A Feminasty Podcast Review
I am one of the many humans that follow loads of hipster mom’s and dad’s on Instagram, purely to catch a pic of their kids in outfits usually resembling models in an Urban Outfitter’s spread (creepy? probably). Alongside their adventurous parents they go hiking, farmer’s markets in the city, strutting around in matching Ray-Bans, both […]
Read More The Ever-Impossible (and Worsening) Standards of Parenthood
When it comes to reproductive rights and access to reproductive healthcare, we (yes, me included) tend to use exclusive language. We call abortion and contraceptive access a women’s issue. Comprehensive sex education is for young boys and girls. Women need abortion on demand and without apology. Cis-women who are pregnant from cis-men are at the […]
Read More Reproductive Justice: Not Just a Women’s Issue