Student Sculptor Shows Dangerous Abortion Methods Some Women Resorted To Pre Roe v Wade

May 30, 2017 by

Twenty-two year old Coryn Catanzaro is a student pursuing her Bachelor’s of Fine Arts at New Mexico State University. Concerned (like so many of us) by the growing war against women’s reproductive rights in the United States, for her recent final sculpture project she created ... [Read More]

200 Volunteers Crocheted 1.5 Million Loops To Make This Stunning Mural Of Susan B. Anthony

May 19, 2017 by

On May 7th, a "billboard" was installed on the facade of a building at 438 West Main Street in Rochester, NY. But this billboard is like no other; it’s a textile mural meticulously made with love by 200 volunteer crocheters over the course of two months. Using 150 pounds of yarn, they collectively crafted 1,516,320 loops to honor ... [Read More]

This Congressman Offers “Grocery Stores” As Planned Parenthood Alternative

May 8, 2017 by

At a recent Town Hall meeting in his area, U.S. Representative Glenn Grothman, who serves Wisconsin’s 6th Congressional District, was asked to defend his stance on defunding Planned Parenthood. We're just going to let this 3-minute video of his response speak for itself (and him). A woman in the audience asked Grothman the following... "As you know federal ... [Read More]

Planned Parenthood Slams GOP’s AHCA As ‘Worst Bill for Women’s Health In A Generation’

May 5, 2017 by

Yesterday, in a vote of 217 - 213, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the GOP’s healthcare reform bill, the American Health Care Act (AHCA). Intended to repeal and replace Obamacare, the bill was opposed by all 193 House Democrats, alongside 20 Republicans. Planned Parenthood, which has now been the target ... [Read More]

Watch: Why These Girl Scouts Are Fighting For Monumental Change In NYC’s Central Park

March 1, 2017 by

"You don't want to grow up to be a character in a book. You want to grow up to be a powerful woman." Meet Girl Scout Troop 3484 (Greater New York), an inspiring group of young activists on a determined mission to spread awareness about the Monumental Women campaign from the Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan ... [Read More]

Tampon Talk: 5 UK Students Campaign To Get Free Sanitary Products in Public Bathrooms

February 22, 2017 by

Meet Molly Blackwell, Kelly Thurston, Zoe Taylor, Kyle Austin, and Ida Mua, five Lancaster University (England) students behind a new campaign called Tampon Talk that aims to get free sanitary products in the public bathrooms on their campus and in the local city center. Inspired by a class assignment on social activism, ... [Read More]

What Some Young Women May Not Know

February 16, 2017 by

By Sharon Weeks - It came to my attention recently, after the Women's March on Washington, that many young women are completely satisfied with their lives right now (which isn't necessarily a bad thing.) I will refer to this as their "status quo". But first a crash course in women’s history and a mention of many past marches and the influence they have had. I beg them, and you, to read on. One thing I ... [Read More]

Ms. Foundation For Women: “We Won’t Go Back” [VIDEO]

January 31, 2017 by

The Ms. Foundation for Women has led the charge for women for more than forty years. Since 1973 they have fought for equity and justice for all. In response to the new U.S. administration’s efforts to limit rights and freedoms in our country, "particularly the rights of those most marginalized," they’ve created this powerful video. “Stand with us as we fight for justice. ... [Read More]