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Got Breast Milk? First We Need Equity

The results of a study released this month in the journal Pediatrics shows breastfeeding can save money and lives. But along with facts and figures, we need rights and equality to increase breastfeeding rates in the U.S.

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Sunsara Taylor on veils, Foucault, women’s liberation & revolution

Sunsara responds to question about veils, Foucault, sexuality, and women’s liberation at University of California, Berkeley on March 15, 2010. This is from her national speaking tour, “From the Burkha to the Thong: Everything Must, and Can, Change — WE NEED TOTAL REVOLUTION!” Coming up in L.A. on April 8

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on Women’s Liberation, Black Manhood, and Total Revolution

This is boundary-breaking & inspiring.  Listen to Carl Dix of the Revolutionary Communist Party spit some cold truth in his remarks at the International Womens’ Program program at LaPregunta Arts Cafe near Harlem on March 6, 2010.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dljezhq-PUg

 

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Sunsara Taylor on individualism

Sunsara Taylor is on a national campus speaking tour: “From the Burkha to the Thong: Everything Must, and Can. Change–WE NEED TOTAL REVOLUTION!”  Another big question that keeps coming up: “Watching pornograghy? That’s just my individual choice? So what’s wrong with that?”  Sunsara takes it on here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85tyaA5knk0

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Sunsara Taylor on cultural relativism

“And who are you to criticize someone else’s culture?”  Sunsara Taylor takes this on…

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Feb. 20 2pm NYC – Protest American Apparel’s “best bottom” contest!

Everyone welcome to bring posters protesting objectification and commodification of women’s bodies. Bring your own alternative & FURIOUS photos.

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True Love Jane (Austen and Campion) Style

Favorite romantic works of art as of late? Two old-fashioned, British costume dramas: "Emma" on TV and "Bright Star" in theaters. Some say these represent
a backlash against sexual liberation but both achieve the goal of being enrapturing and romantic while subtly
critiquing conventional conceptions of love.

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From the Burkha to the Thong: Everything Must, and Can, Change! WE NEED TOTAL REVOLUTION

Sunsara Taylor begins national campus speaking tour – see her video

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From a Young Woman to (Some) of the ‘Menopausal Militia’

Shelby responds to Rebecca Sive’s post in her reader diary.

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Infidelity and Feminism: Can Cheating Be A Feminist Choice?

In Cheating on the Sisterhood: Infidelity and Feminism, Lauren Rosewarne’s details her own personal struggles as a willing participant in an illicit relationship that resulted in another woman’s devastation, as well as her own. It is a political look at the motivations that fuel situations of betrayal and the justifications one provides oneself from the inside.

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