Letter From Trenton: Celebrating The Colinde With Generations Of Romanian Immigrants

St. Basil’s Romanian Catholic Church on Adeline Street in Trenton, New Jersey is a sandstone building built by immigrants, including two of my great-great-grandfathers. Nearly one hundred Romanian immigrants and their descendants gather in its basement on the Sunday before Christmas to sing Romanian carols Read More …

10 Ways to Stand with Planned Parenthood (Even When You’re Stuck at Your Desk, or on the E Train)

November 6th, 2016 will go down in history as the night that many women lost faith in American politics, when a man who unabashedly disrespects women. I went out that night thinking I would be celebrating the dawn of our first female presidency, heading to Read More …

Not That Kind of Girl: On The Hypocrisy of Changing your Stance on Planned Parenthood When You Are No Longer Personally at Risk

We were sophomores in college, and best friends. It was a Friday night and we were at a house party. We had older boyfriends—which definitely made us cool. We were above it all, in a way. When she asked me to follow her upstairs to Read More …