We need to move away from seeing someone’s size and assuming that we know absolutely anything about their health or lifestyle.
Let’s be honest: the United States Congress, the legislating body for the United States, is not known for being the most diverse.
The way we use language to describe women is so important because we use language and words to communicate our perceived realities.
Here are some of the best articles that we found this week.
Germany treats its mothers well, but it has one of the lowest birth rates on a continent filled with low birth rates.
Instead of making it easier, it’s often made more difficult for women to access contraception and sexual health information
When do we ever get to evade that public ownership?
In Egypt, while much of the attention has been focused on politics and sexual assaults in the country, there are other more mundane concerns that take place there as well.
All of the links that we thought were worthy of notice last week (or, more honestly, that we noticed last week).
Reading through some of these posts, inspired me to think about the women in my family and I found that there are common threads that go beyond physical appearance that link us all together.
“The booty don’t lie.”
Yale University recently joined the list of 36 other universities that cover sex-reassignment surgeries.
Girls with an interest in programming will be able to see themselves and be encouraged to pursue this field.
Did you just say the word “Screech” out loud because you’re confused by this mission? I thought you might’ve.
Imagine a world where being homosexual was the norm and heterosexuality was considered disgusting and those who are heterosexual are called ‘breeders’ and condemned to hell.
Remember this one?
Here is a list of articles that I’ve found illuminating, informative and plain irritating.
Here you’ll find some of our favorite blog posts that we discovered this week, posts that were so elegantly, wittily and brilliantly put that we just wanted to commend them.
Whatever the motives for the anti-abortion movement, one thing is clear; the women who are being marginalized by this system and stigma have not been heard.
Privilege means never worrying if the perpetrator of an attack looks like you.
“Oh, you wear the pants in your relationship, don’t you?”
This parody is a great send-up of the ways that commercials try to make women feel poorly about themselves.
Like any brutal regime, the Capitol needed to wrest control of women’s bodies from women and families, making them properties of the state, for true power.
Reblogged from THE 50 MILLION MISSING CAMPAIGN BLOG ON INDIA'S FEMALE GENDERCIDE: I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved…So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you. ~ Dr. B. R. Ambedkar (1891-1956, …