Tag: the women’s movement

PODCAST: Toward reproductive sovereignty, not reproductive rights

In this episode, Meghan Murphy speaks with Mary Lou Singleton, a midwife, nurse practitioner, and reproductive sovereignty activist about everything from self-abortion to midwifery to where the reproductive rights movement went wrong.

Why do women fail to vote as a class?

In the wake of Trump’s victory, we have sought explanations: how can this nightmare have actually come true? Always a popular scapegoat, women have been getting a lot of the blame. While…

Fay Blaney: Organizer, advocate, warrior woman

Fay Blaney is a community organizer, advocate for Indigenous women and employee at the Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre (DEWC). She runs the Warriors Organizing Women group at the DEWC, a social justice…

Efforts to reclaim #HowToSpotAFeminist miss the point

This past week, the hashtag #HowToSpotAFeminist has been in full-bloom across the Twitterverse. Originated on The Blaze, a conservative radio show out of Los Angeles, the host aimed to make feminists the…