The merry month of May has been disastrous for women’s rights to body autonomy and self-determination, but the worst is not over….
Today, I wanted to talk about some of the topics that are currently preoccupying my psyche as I work on ArousedWoman Magazine, my other works, my upcoming book about my Congressional run last year, as well as my regular activism for women’s issues and women’s rights. The topic that is usually foremost for me is […]
Great Britain has good news and bad news for teenage girls who might desperately need the morning-after pill. GOOD NEWS: Girls under 16 can get the morning-after pill in the UK. BAD NEWS: The girl will first be interrogated by the pharmacist before being able to purchase it. The pharmacist gets to choose whether or […]
The last two minutes of Sunday’s “Game of Thrones” finale sent the internet into a frenzy as Jon Snow succumbed to an “Et tu, Brute`” ending. And yet, no one is talking about the beatings of the women in the finale, Cersei’s solo walk of shame, or the systematic abuse and rape of women throughout […]
The former Bruce Jenner was an Olympian and respected personality. The new Caitlyn Jenner is fodder for media outlets to either extol her bravery or ridicule her journey to what is still considered weak and inferior — being a woman. Like many others, I posted the Vanity Fair cover on my Facebook wall, and comments […]
The African country of Nigeria has passed a bill that makes Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) a crime. This is WONDERFUL news for women’s rights in Africa and hopefully will spread to other parts of the world that still carry out circumcision on minors. In fact female circumcision was only outlawed in the United States in […]