Participants at the Columbia event spoke about the things that mattered to them when deciding if and when to start a family.
On Saturday, February 22, I partnered with Cecilia Belser-Batton, the founder of JUST Systems, LLC to lead a direct action training in Columbia, Mo., on how to build intersectional movements. Seven local organizers participated in the training.
It is imperative that people are able to decide for themselves if and when to start a family, which is why birth control access is a vital component of Reproaction’s mission to advance reproductive justice.
So much of what we celebrate in Roe is the right to personal liberty and privacy, and Wisconsin’s Act 292 restricts those rights by mandating an investigative response by the state to private dialogue between healthcare providers and patients.
Clearly, despite the landmark Whole Woman’s Health ruling, we still have our work cut out for us to ensure abortion remains accessible in reality, and not just a theoretical right.
‘Pro-life feminism’ is just the same old oppressive misogyny packaged in pop culture jargon and a ‘boss babe’ façade.
This installment is an interview with Sue Gibson, an independent feminist activist from mid-Missouri. Gibson is a retired registered nurse and clinical trials coordinator in infectious diseases, and has been living with HIV for 30 years.
The hypocrisy of the ‘pro-life’ movement would be laughable if it wasn’t so horrifying.
In October, the Black Studies department at the University of Missouri - Columbia held its annual conference. Participants included scholars, advocates, community organizers, doulas, midwives, and nurses.
With the increase in hate crimes across the country it is up to us to be anti-racist, vigilant, and intentional about how we resist racism, bigotry, and domestic terrorism.
Live Action’s mission to incite anti-abortion rage should be enough. But the fact that the villainization of abortion providers has already increased violence at clinics and produced a body count? No respectable vendor should assist Live Action in producing more hate.