I spent part of my weekend reading about the resurgence of the feminist movement, much of it in response to the War on Women. Debating, legislating and restricting our rights have finally woken us up, along with much of the American public and the media. Sitting down at my computer Monday morning to see the [...]
Recent blog posts written by Madeline J.
It’s been a crazy ride for the Pro-Choice movement over the last few months. There have really been two different battles going parallel to each other when it all really comes down to the same question: Can we trust women to make the right choice for their own bodies? While we’re at it, can we [...]
The War on Women has been fought over the past year or more in most of the country. With Virginia’s off year elections comes the opportunity for the state to come out in front on issues. So it should not have been a surprise when Gov. Bob McDonnell and Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli began rolling [...]
In case you didn’t know: today is World Contraception Day! In case you missed it, and it wouldn’t have been that hard to, there was a recall of several birth control pills recently. Every woman I shared this with was not just shocked they didn’t know – but panicked that their pill was included. The [...]
The abortion battle that has taken over much of the country this year, has found itself on the doorstep of Washington DC recently. Germantown, Maryland has become a battleground as Summer of Mercy 2.0 and Summer Celebration of Choice come to the same clinic. On July 24th the Washington Post featured a story on Dr. [...]
Once upon a time women were dying from too many pregnancies. Women suffered injury, disease, and had dangerous illegal abortions. Once upon a time there was no birth control pill. There were ways women had to avoid getting pregnant in any given instance. None of it was long term, none of it allowed them to [...]
You know that point in adulthood when you finally start to feel like an adult? You have your own place, friends, paying rent and learning about the upkeep costs of cars. Right when I was actually starting to feel grown up and thought of myself as an adult, I also found myself out of work. [...]