Louisiana’s era of forcing certain convicted sex workers to register as sex offenders appears to be over. Governor Jindall’s office announced today that he had signed into law a bill, sponsored by Louisiana State Representative Charmaine Marchand Stiaes, that effectively moves prostitution convictions back to the level of misdemeanor.
Video and transcript of Sonya Renee Taylor performing her poem “What Women Deserve.”
While Indiana’s anti-abortion Republicans (and a select few Democrats) dig in their heels, thousands of people who use Medicaid to pay for birth control, STD testing and treatment, cervical cancer screening and breast exams are at risk.
Does teen pregnancy prevention focus on the wrong thing? Are we vilifying the choice young mothers make instead of advocating for policies that would help them? And, are we unfairly targeting young Latinas?
Statistics indicate that people who experience cervical and testicular cancer have a higher rate of divorce. What is the lived reality of cancer survivors, especially women of Color in the US, who have survived cervical cancer?
All the “celebration” about The 50th Anniversary Of The Pill is a party I can’t attend. There are missing pieces that are being ignored in the celebration and these pieces are vital parts of my history.
A new short film by Nuala Cabral focuses on women of Color who experience street harassment. It could be a new teaching tool for classrooms, workshops, and communities. How do you see this film being useful for youth?
In a video about condoms the only colors shown are white and light-skinned people. That’s a problem. But it’s also a problem that White people don’t get why that is a problem.
The authors of FLOW: A Cultural History of Menstruation recognize the need for different approaches to discussing Femcare, but don’t go far enough in using those approaches themselves.
Women of color are not children unable to make decisions and our children are not “on the brink of extinction” through an organized genocidal plot.