Day: March 23, 2011

Reporting for duty

TRIGGER WARNING: Many of the links below lead to articles commenting on and quoting some pretty extreme misogyny. So hey, Feministes. Jill has generously invited me to guest blog here, and I thought I’d introduce myself. I’m a longtime journalist,…

Grandmothers

This isn’t the post I was going to write today. I was going to write about the right to fuck up in feminist/progressive/social justice communities. Maybe you’ll get that one later in the week. But this morning I woke up…

Righteous Providers, Medical Pariahs?

When we talk about the stigma associated with abortion, the conversation is often about the experiences of women who choose the procedure. Sometimes we talk about abortion providers, specifically the harassment and violence they endure to courageously provide women with…