If any of the bills passed, Missouri would join Utah and South Dakota as the only states with 72-hour waiting periods.
While the hashtag shined a light on how ableism is a systemic issue in all political and societal respects, it also revealed something that has long been known by some, but that has been unrecognized by others: that feminism has an ableism problem.
Like a lot of others, I was a “fast-tailed girl” before I really understood what those words meant.
Feminism needs to center the experiences of all women of color in the movement. As a starting point, here are some suggestions from several smart women.
A discussion of several hashtags that have been making their way around Twitter over the past week: #SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen, #BlackPowerIsForBlackMen, and #F*ckCisPeople.