In this Power Talk, Ms.’s Roxy Szal spoke with four reproductive health experts— Power to Decide CEO Dr. Raegan McDonald-Mosley and VP of policy Rachel Fey; PRH’s Jennifer Blasdell; and State Innovation Exchange’s Jennifer Driver—on restrictions to reproductive healthcare and how advocates and lawmakers can protect abortion and contraception access.
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics are shaping up to be the most women-centered in history, with equal numbers of events for men and women and women making up nearly 49 percent of the total Olympians.
“‘The Olympics is definitely a place where women in sports can shine this year.”
As athletes prepare for the Tokyo Olympics, women Olympians are still fighting for equal pay.
“What we’ve learned, and what we continue to learn, is that there is no level of status – and there’s no accomplishment or power – that will protect you from the clutches of inequity,” said star soccer player Megan Rapinoe.
Every Voice Coalition, founded in December 2016, is a college student-run organization with goals to implement preventative and legislative measures to eliminate sexual violence on college campuses. In order to empower students to tackle policy-related issues, they stress that the legislation is student-written to center the needs of those most directly affected.
Welcome back to Feminist Faves social media roundup! This week, we’re celebrating athletes using their influence to shed light on underrepresented communities, disability advocates calling in able-bodied allies this Disability Pride month, and the beautiful art made during the pandemic.
The treatment of Richardson is a symptom of a much larger problem— even as the weed industry booms and more and more states legalize the drug, racist anti-drug laws are still impacting Black people at a disproportionate rate.
“Plan B” depicts the struggle of two students to find emergency contraception, an all-too-familiar story—but groups like Emergency Contraception 4 Every Campus are working to change that. EC4EC focuses on supporting college students and activists to increase the accessibility of EC on their campuses.
The American Families Plan (AFP), introduced by President Biden on April 28, seeks to provide aid to American families, reduce child poverty, invest in teachers and education, ensure comprehensive paid family leave and subsidize child care. Despite the fact that 60 percent of U.S. voters support the AFP, so far, the plan has been met with resistance from Republican lawmakers.
In the aftermath of Bill Cosby’s release from prison, many survivors and feminists are left questioning their faith in the justice system.
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