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image48 Years After Landmark Ruling, Advocates Push to #ReimagineRoe and Build Abortion Justice
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by Jessica Corbett
Nearly a half-century after the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed that access to safe, legal abortion is a constitutional right, advocates are now pushing the Biden administration and Congress to urgently and aggressively pursue a bold reproductive justice agenda. Photo: On the 48th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, members of the Raging Grannies mark the day in Menlo Park, California. Photo by Jim Colton, Pro Bono Photo. Please credit the photographer....
Posted: Fri, Jan 29, 2021 12:28am PST
textPolish Women Resistance Video by repost
Polish women and men are using animation, music and art to fight against the attacks on women...
Posted: Fri, Dec 25, 2020 1:00pm PST
textSupreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg 1933-2020 by The Struggle Continues
By now, we have seen the TV tributes and read the many thoughts on the Internet regarding Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg who died today at age 87. My favorite is from the ACLU at https://www.aclu.org/news/civil-liberties/in-memory-of-justice-ruth-bader-ginsburg-1933-2020/?initms_aff=nat&initms_chan=soc&utm_medium=soc&initms=200919_rbg_obit_tw&utm_source=tw&utm_campaign=rbg&utm_content=200919_obit&ms_aff=nat&ms_chan=soc&ms=200919_rbg_obit_tw...
Posted: Fri, Sep 18, 2020 8:38pm PDT
imageDía Internacional de las Mujeres Indígenas: 5 septiembre
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by reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras
Día Internacional de las Mujeres Indígenas: 5 septiembre Bartolina Sisa Vargas - Guerrera Aymara Bolivia 1750 -5 September- 1782....
Posted: Thu, Sep 3, 2020 2:57pm PDT
imageConvocatoria Jornadas Ecofeministas antiextractivistas
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by reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras
Convocatoria 4 y 5 de julio JORNADAS ECOFEMINISTAS ANTIEXTRACTIVISTAS POR EL BUEN VIVIR...
Posted: Tue, Jun 30, 2020 12:14pm PDT
videoSave Social Security! (video/quicktime 223.4MB) by Raging Grannies
2 minute video by Lis Cox filmed on June 9, 2020....
Posted: Wed, Jun 17, 2020 4:39am PDT
imageInternational Women Day_8M in Mexico City
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by hanna quevedo
El 8M (8 de Marzo) del 2020, alrededor de 100000 mujeres tomaron las calles de la Ciudad de México para expresar su rabia y su fuerza al mundo....
Posted: Sun, May 31, 2020 10:23pm PDT
imageThe Coronavirus is a Disaster for Sex Workers – We Need Resources!
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by US PROStitute Collective
Thousands of families in the US rely on the income from sex work to survive and have been thrown into a crisis by the coronavirus....
Posted: Sat, Apr 25, 2020 6:17am PDT
imageInterview with Charlotte Laws, a Warrior against Revenge Porn
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by Yolando Mitchell Brown
When TV presenter and author Charlotte Laws battled “the most hated man on the Internet,” she was bombarded with computer viruses and death threats. A stalker even appeared at her home....
Posted: Tue, Feb 11, 2020 10:55am PST
imageDaiara Tukano: Europe must stop investing in the genocide industry
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by Christine Prat
Daiara Tukano, Tukano of Brazil's Amazon, spoke in Paris at events of the Committee in Solidarity with Indigenous in the Americas, CSIA-Nitassinan. Denouncing colonialism and capitalism, she speaks out for Mother Earth....
Posted: Sat, Nov 30, 2019 11:50am PST
imageDon't Call Latest Abortion Bans 'Heartbeat Bills,' Doctors Say
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by Julia Conley
Doctors warn of medically inaccurate right-wing talking points. Via Common Dreams under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License. Photo of No Bans Demonstration in Palo Alto by Stephanie Stilwell, Stilwell Photography....
Posted: Thu, Jun 6, 2019 12:26am PDT
imageReport Finds Widespread Neglect and Abuse in Anaheim and Santa Ana Shelters
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by ACLU of Southern California
SANTA ANA, MARCH 14, 2019 — Orange County, in the midst of a dire homelessness crises, opened emergency shelters, giving hope to those who were living in punishing conditions on the streets. But what once was a symbol of hope has become a nightmare for many residents....
Posted: Thu, Mar 14, 2019 6:48pm PDT
imageU.N. Committee Urges UK Government to Consider “Comprehensive and Complete Ban” on Fracking
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by Food & Water Watch
Geneva/London/Brussels/Washington, March 13, 2019 - In an extraordinary move, the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) slammed the United Kingdom’s policies on fracking for failing to protect the rights of rural women, and urged the British Government to “consider introducing a comprehensive and complete ban on fracking.”...
Posted: Wed, Mar 13, 2019 5:23pm PDT
image#MeToo! Believing Women and Freud's Assault on the Truth
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by jenny miller
Over 100 years ago, Freud became aware that many patients had been sexually abused as children, but was forced to abandon this belief due to rejection by his professional peers. I interview author Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson about this still-taboo subject....
Posted: Wed, Jan 23, 2019 11:39am PST
imageStatement on Women's March from Radical Women and Freedom Socialist Party
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by via Radical Women
Pro-police and racist forces have denounced the Women’s March for sending greetings to exiled Black revolutionary Assata Shakur. Undoubtedly, a mix of forces from the FBI to so-called men’s rights advocates are busy trying to prevent a multi-racial, grassroots feminist movement from consolidating and truly taking off....
Posted: Sun, Jan 20, 2019 12:33pm PST
text800,000 Workers Unpaid by US Govt for Trump's Palm-Greasing Border Wall by The Many and the Few
We are now witnessing American "democracy" in action with an illegal, fascist, anti-labor, anti-abortion president forcing the government shut down as of 12/22/18, suspending the pay of at least 800,000 workers indefinitely, right before a major Christian holiday which most celebrate so that the president can blackmail Congress to give him $5.7 billion for a worthless border wall so he can reward his organized crime construction company cronies and we can be sure he will benefit, one way or a...
Posted: Sat, Dec 22, 2018 12:45am PST
documentSuspicious Letter by 65 Women in Support of Brett Kavanaugh and Related Attrocities
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by Stop Kavanaugh
The letter released by Senate republicans from 65 women purporting to attest to the decency of Brett Kavanaugh reveals more problems than it solves. A number of other issues with Kavanaugh's integrity remain as well, and more continue to arise all the time. This is why republicans are hell bent on rushing his nomination through....
Posted: Tue, Sep 18, 2018 12:40pm PDT
imageNichiren Shoshu’s Buddhist temple criminally charged for sexual abuse.
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by Florencia Duarte
There hasn’t been any response from justice so far, nor a public announcement on behalf of the Temple. However, in unofficial media as well as social networks and feminist groups the situation is gaining more relevance....
Posted: Wed, Jul 18, 2018 7:21pm PDT
imageICE Plans to Start Destroying Records of Immigrant Abuse, Including Sexual Assault and Death
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by ACLU
UPDATE (05/29/2018): The ACLU and partners submitted public comments opposing Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s request to the National Archives and Records Administration last year. As a result of the campaign and overwhelming opposition from the public, NARA decided to review ICE’s proposal more closely. As of now, ICE has not made a new proposal regarding the destruction of these records. Government agencies with a long and well-documented record of abuse should not be permitted to des...
Posted: Tue, Jun 19, 2018 7:48pm PDT
imageLeft-wing Woman, Maria Espinosa, Elected President of U.N. General Assembly
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by Jonathan Nack
“Espinosa dedicated her victory to women in politics world wide, especially those who face gender discrimination.”...
Posted: Tue, Jun 5, 2018 6:17pm PDT