My mom prepared me to make good decisions for myself and my body. I’m sure she had no idea at the time that she was fostering at a reproductive justice advocate. But I thank her for it.
The American sex worker rights movement has a long way to go, and we can learn a lot from activists in other parts of the world. For example, there are eight countries in Europe that accept sex workers trade unions branches in pre-existing unions. In India, I met sex workers who are illiterate and live in one room buildings without electricity – but they can talk fiercely about human rights, language which is all but absent from our movement.
I know that
you will fight as hard against Stupak-like language in the Senate
healthcare bill as you always do for women and families.
My reaction to the passing of the Stupak-Amendment is emotional as I reflect on the impact this amendment could have if put into law.
New Activist Resource Kit demystifies conservative opposition to reproductive justice.
An Activism Success Story: And It Was Easy
When deceptive anti-abortion posters began to appear at local conveninece stores, I had to take action.
Staying vocal through the internet is a powerful tool for modern day activism, but don’t let your own voice get lost. An anti-choice Republican Senator from North Dakota reminds me of how powerful my own words can be.
Having a firm
background in anti-war and impeachment-related organizing, I’ve
how different a reproductive rights activist is perceived.
Two British musicians took a trip to Cape Verde on a whim, and ended up becoming HIV/AIDS activists. Watch the video they created with Cape Verdeans!
The new Panty Power campaign targeting Burma’s military dictatorship is just one example of the creative methods women use to demand change.