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WTF is this SCOTUS Bullshittery?

I know it’s almost two months since Alito’s draft opinion was leaked and maybe it’s not a topical issue anymore. Also there are definitely other sources talking about the impending likelihood of Roe v Wade being overturned and I hope we are all taking the time and energy we can spare to fully understand this [...]

Categories: Activism, education, My Own Ramblings, News

What is Intersectionality?

When I say that I practice intersectional feminism, I am specifically aiming to let people know that I eschew the erasure inherent in traditional “white feminism.” I am aiming to communicate that I recognize that Black women have different struggles than I ever could and that my goal is for my work to be inclusive [...]

Categories: Activism, education, infopost, My Own Ramblings

The Fallacy of the BMI

Every day our lives are shaped by this simple calculations. This may not be obvious to you if your calculations happen to land you in a socially acceptable place, approved of by authorities. But for many of us whose BMIs are outside of that window, we are denied healthcare, charged more for it, or punished [...]

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Infopost: Reproductive Justice

You are undoubtedly aware of the Reproductive Rights movement, which advocates for access to sex ed, birth control, abortions, and medical care during pregnancy and birth. And those things are absolutely very necessary for the health of individuals as well as for the society which those individuals live in. But those things are all rather [...]

Categories: Activism, education, News, NICU

Facts About Sex & Gender

A couple of months ago on our Facebook page, we had an invasion of TERFs. TERF, if you don’t know is an acronym that stands for “Trans Exclusionary Radical Feminist,” or someone who defines themselves as a feminist, yet fights against trans rights. It has been proposed that perhaps FART, or Feminism-Appropriating Radical Transphobe, might [...]

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Hymen Facts – Is Virginity Even REAL?

Spoiler alert: nope! It’s a construct we made up! Read on for more info on hymens. Hymens don’t necessarily break when something is inserted into the vagina (1). And they can break without any vaginal insertion: through injury, or masturbation, etc (1). Hymens change in size, shape, and flexibility across a person’s lifespan (1). The [...]

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