Special Topic: The Necessity of Intersectional Feminism

For the next two weeks I will be offering “Special Topics” in Feminism for my weekly Must Reads column. I’ll return Sunday May 7, 2017 with a regular Round Up of recent news. I was prompted to devote a weekly column to Intersectional Feminism after Read More …

My Abortion: A Daily Story

My Abortion #90: My Abortion Story Roar will publish a first-person story about abortion, “My Abortion: A Daily Story,” every day for at least 365 days. Today’s story comes from #ShoutYourAbortion, a decentralized network of individuals talking about abortion on our own terms.  Jessica and her Read More …

The So Called Dating Life of An Intersectional, “Feminist Killjoy” Granddaughter of “Good White People” Who Had an Illiterate Black Maid for Fifty Years Whose Last Name They Don’t Know

I am white and was raised in large part by my grandparents, my mother’s parents, Mary and Gus, both feminists, both social-justice activists. There was never a question when I was growing up that boys and girls should be treated as equals because they are Read More …

My Abortion: A Daily Story

My Abortion #89: My Abortion Story as a 22 year-old Newly-wed Student  Roar will publish a first-person story about abortion, “My Abortion: A Daily Story,” every day for at least 365 days. Today’s story comes from COLOR (Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights), a Read More …

My Abortion: A Daily Story

My Abortion #87: Jessy Lori: The Abortion Doula Roar will publish a first-person story about abortion, “My Abortion: A Daily Story,” every day for at least 365 days.  The following story comes form Hipmamazine, the alternative-parenting magazine founded and edited by Ariel Gore. In her essay, Read More …