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hedwyg:

not valid in arizona « god hates protesters
Undercover Nun prays for the immortal souls of Jan Brewer and all who voted for or support this reprehensible law.

hedwyg:

not valid in arizona « god hates protesters

Undercover Nun prays for the immortal souls of Jan Brewer and all who voted for or support this reprehensible law.

— 4 years ago with 44 notes
So full of win. #p2 #tcot
so-treu:

pcquotes:

cheneymabel:

stfuteabaggers:

the liberals who infiltrate the tea party are my shining stars.



!!!

So full of win. #p2 #tcot

so-treu:

pcquotes:

cheneymabel:

stfuteabaggers:

the liberals who infiltrate the tea party are my shining stars.

!!!

— 4 years ago with 308 notes

Yesterday the NY State Senate passed the Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights!

— 4 years ago with 3 notes
#feminism  #feminist  #Latina  #New York City  #New York 
whyprochoice:

The Majority Of Women Who Seek Abortion Services Are Already Moms
By ERIC ANTHONY GROLLMAN (M.A.)
According to a new study by the Guttmacher Institute, 61% of women who seek abortion services are already mothers.
About The Study
The Guttmacher Institute is a US-based not-for-profit organization that advances information about reproductive and sexual health worldwide.  The Institute conducted a nationally-representative survey of women in the United States assess the number who seek abortion services.  One of the goals of this survey was to provide a look at the profile of women who seek abortions in the US.
Who Seeks Abortion Services In The US?
What is clear from this study’s findings is that abortion services are used by women of all walks of life.  But, one startling change found over the last decade is that poor and low-income women now represent almost 60% of the women who seek abortions in the United States – up from 27% in 2000 and 42% in 2008.  The Institute notes that this dramatic shift is likely due two factors: the economy (i.e., the economic recession, and more women now living in poverty) and the growing disparity in unintended pregnancies between poor and low-income women and middle- and upper-class women.
The findings otherwise present a consistent profile of women seeking abortion services:
A broad cross section of U.S. women have abortions: Fifty-eight percent of abortion patients in 2008 were in their 20s; 45% were never-married and not living with a partner; 61% were already mothers; 42% were living below the federal poverty line; 36% were white; 59% had at least some college education; and 73% were religiously affiliated. But certain groups of women—those who were in their 20s, cohabiting, black or poor—were overrepresented among abortion patients.

whyprochoice:

The Majority Of Women Who Seek Abortion Services Are Already Moms

By ERIC ANTHONY GROLLMAN (M.A.)

According to a new study by the Guttmacher Institute, 61% of women who seek abortion services are already mothers.

About The Study

The Guttmacher Institute is a US-based not-for-profit organization that advances information about reproductive and sexual health worldwide.  The Institute conducted a nationally-representative survey of women in the United States assess the number who seek abortion services.  One of the goals of this survey was to provide a look at the profile of women who seek abortions in the US.

Who Seeks Abortion Services In The US?

What is clear from this study’s findings is that abortion services are used by women of all walks of life.  But, one startling change found over the last decade is that poor and low-income women now represent almost 60% of the women who seek abortions in the United States – up from 27% in 2000 and 42% in 2008.  The Institute notes that this dramatic shift is likely due two factors: the economy (i.e., the economic recession, and more women now living in poverty) and the growing disparity in unintended pregnancies between poor and low-income women and middle- and upper-class women.

The findings otherwise present a consistent profile of women seeking abortion services:

A broad cross section of U.S. women have abortions: Fifty-eight percent of abortion patients in 2008 were in their 20s; 45% were never-married and not living with a partner; 61% were already mothers; 42% were living below the federal poverty line; 36% were white; 59% had at least some college education; and 73% were religiously affiliated. But certain groups of women—those who were in their 20s, cohabiting, black or poor—were overrepresented among abortion patients.

— 4 years ago with 79 notes
#feminism  #feminist 
"Yes. Yes I am. I am a feminist. I reject wholeheartedly the way we are taught to perceive women. The beauty of women, how a woman should act or behave. Women are strong and fragile. Women are beautiful and ugly. We are soft spoken and loud, all at once. There is something mind-controlling about the way we’re taught to view women. My work, both visually and musically, is a rejection of all those things. And most importantly a quest. It’s exciting because all of the avant-garde clothing, and musical style and lyrics that at one time was considered shocking or unacceptable are now trendy. Perhaps we can make women’s rights trendy. Strength, feminism, security, the wisdom of the woman. Let’s make that trendy."
— 4 years ago with 185 notes