Abigail Collazo

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Abigail Collazo is the previous Editor for Fem2.0 and worked as a Project Manager at Turner Strategies, where she managed digital strategy. Abigail has worked on women’s issues in the nonprofit and government sectors for 10+ years, with a focus on global women’s rights. She has a BA in Political Science from Mount Holyoke College and an MA in Global Security Studies from Johns Hopkins University. Abigail's writing on changing gender roles and young feminism has been published at Fem2.0, AlterNet, Role/Reboot, Abortion Gang, and the HuffingtonPost, among others. Abigail tweets from @LeftStandingUp.

Recent blog posts written by Abigail Collazo

Code Blue: Tracking Sexual Aggression in Men

The Daily Mail recently reported that an employer in Norway has started requiring female staff members to wear red bracelets when they are menstruating.  You see, the employer was getting concerned about the loss of productivity because of how much time employees were spending using the restroom, and this employer wanted to give women the benefit […]

“Is the Pudding Done?”

Thanksgiving.  While this day normally conjures up an image of 20 people seated around a beautifully-laid table filled with delicious food and wine, in recent years my family has rarely had more than five people at the dinner table.  I’d like to say that this is because we do not have a large family or […]

How a “Foreign-Policy President” Can Help Women

In a recent piece in Foreign Policy magazine, Aaron David Miller opines that President Obama should resist the urge to become a “foreign-policy President” in the wake of electoral losses that will make it difficult to push a domestic agenda. Others have also argued that that may be all that’s left for him. However, while President Obama […]

Year of the Woman: Why Running is Winning

In the aftermath of the midterm elections, as Democrats huddle in a corner to lick their wounds, feminists have spent their time and column space railing against the pre-election notions that 2010 was going to be "Year of the Woman: Part II".  While a record number of women ran for Congress this year – 262 […]