Can you be pro-life and a feminist? The question frequently batted around, especially during election years when women are the most coveted voters. The head of conservative pro-life group, The Susan B. Anthony list, argues that the two aren’t mutually exclusive in this essay in Time. Jezebel’s Tracie Egan Morrissey takes her to task with a headline that is pretty clear: There Is No Such Thing As Pro-Life Feminist. While we believe all women can and should contribute to our advancement and equality in every facet of life, we’re with Morrissey: You can’t actively fight against a woman’s right to govern her own body and call yourself a feminist. What do you think?
These women in Chilie risking arrest (or worse) to run a hotline for women considering an abortion are being pretty darn feminist. n abortion hotline are being pretty darn feminist.
Who says a gal can’t have sexy period underwear? Julie Sygiel combined her background in Chemical Engineering with her desire to improve a modern gal’s life to build better underwear.
Change.org is always hosting fantastic, provocative, change-making petitions (remember the teenager who got Seventeen magazine to stop airbrushing its models?) Visiting this site regularly will teach you more about the world than most mainstream media. Here’s a petition that seeks to address the violence towards women in the Democratic Republic of Congo that’s worth at least reading, if not signing.