Talkin’ About a Revolution: Sites for Information

Here are some websites with articles and databases that you might find especially helpful. The Southern Poverty Center is the “premier U.S. non-profit organization monitoring the activities of domestic hate groups and other extremists.” The SPLC, while tracking over 1,600 groups, “publishes investigative reports, trains Read More …

Talkin’ About a Revolution: The New Invasion of Privacy: Employer Access to Genetic Testing

According to Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 or GINA it is illegal for employers to “discriminate against employees or applicants because of genetic information… GINA prohibits the use of genetic information in making employment decisions, restricts employers and other entities covered Read More …

Talkin’ About a Revolution: There is a Revolution Behind The Smoke

The U.S. Supreme Court this week remanded and vacated the case brought against the Virginia School Board by transgender teen, Gavin Grimm, for not allowing him to use the bathroom of his chosen gender. Recent Trump administration guidelines effectively stopped the federal guidelines issued by Read More …

Talkin’ About a Revolution: We Are Not Merely “Hosts” Within a Revolution

In an interview in The Intercept, Representative Justin Humphrey of Oklahoma said this in regard to women and abortion: “I understand that they feel like that is their body, I feel like it is a separate — what I call them is, is you’re a ‘host.’ Read More …

Talkin’ About a Revolution: When Revolution Becomes a Sound Bite

Listening to the rhetoric that goes back and forth on twenty-four-hour news, we have become a nation that seeks ratings rather than the truth. There are so many misinformed opinions that really amount to an emotional reaction to the world around us. We have become Read More …

Talkin’ About a Revolution: The Vilification of the Female Health Revolution

I was having a conversation about why Planned Parenthood should/should not be defunded and when I couldn’t get anywhere I finally asked “what do you imagine the inside of Planned Parenthood offices look like?” When they asked what I meant, I asked if they saw Read More …

Talkin’ About a Revolution: How Can I Talk About a Revolution If You Won’t Give Me Air Time?

I wasn’t able to physically attend the Women’s March in D.C. or any of the over 600 local marches. I, instead, experienced everything that was happening through various television and social media outlets. I know that no one, especially network and cable media, expected this Read More …