President Trump, keep your filthy, sell out, misogynist hands off my birth control! Hello friends, I’m here today with quite a bit of fury. The Trump administration has decided that effective immediately they are rolling back the Obama-era ACA amendment that required employers to offer birth control as part of their insurance policies. This was […]Read More Don’t Touch My Birth Control
Let me say it again for those in the back to hear: REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS ARE FOR EVERYONE. After attending the 2017 National Young Feminist Leadership Conference (NYFLC) in DC last weekend, and having some intersectional discussions, I reflected and realized how I cis-washed issues regarding abortion, birth control, feminine hygiene products, STI’s, and more. What […]Read More Reproductive rights are for EVERYONE, not just WOMEN
The presidential election is coming upon us quicker than we think. The top candidates have not been narrowed down, and it is getting close (and terrifying with Trump getting so much support). But if you are like me, and you care about certain issues, then you’re probably wondering which candidates are the most (or the […]Read More Let’s Get Political
For a few years now, I have been telling people that I want to work at a Planned Parenthood or another abortion facility. Many of them are confused. Since I am also a writer, receiving an English degree in a couple months, and have no nursing experience, why would I want to work in a […]Read More Clinic Escorts: Everyday Heroes
Ladies, we know about the friend that arrives every 28 days. This little friend that seems to defy the human body by bleeding for a week and we stay alive. We hate this friend, but we have to welcome it, I mean it’s biology. This friend is our period. Recently, there seems to have been […]Read More Empowering. The. Period.
Calling all ladies/people- the ones who give a shit about politics, believe that yes, the personal IS political, the gals and pals who want to embrace their beautiful-no-matta-what bodies and would appreciate free reign to do what they want with them, too. This is a casting call for all the people who are grasping at […]Read More Let’s Raise One Up for Lady Parts Justice
WARNING: It’s about to get personal. When I was nineteen, I got pregnant. It was the summer before my sophomore year at JMU. Now I could tell you an elaborate story of how all this happened, claim my contraception failed, come up with some reason to excuse my lack of protection…or I could just admit […]Read More Mandatory Ultrasounds: Anti-Choice Harassment, Plain and Simple