In Jon O’Brien’s piece on RH Reality Check, There is No Magic Word: Why We Must Remain ‘Pro-Choice’, another piece of the weird pro-choice versus reproductive justice drama that’s been unfolding for awhile, more specifically when Planned Parenthood announced it was dropping the label “pro-choice.” What bothered me [...]
Hey y’all, I’m alive! I’ve been awakened from my blog slumber! From my writer’s block cocoon, I’ve emerged a beautiful, side-eyeing butterfly!
While there seemed to be a lot of cause to celebrate post-election on the national level (I’ve basically started referring to the 2012 election as the Swan Song of the GOP, sorry I’m not sorry, rape apologists, racists, and homophobes), Oklahoma, like many of our neighbor states, was left out of the [...]
The old saying goes, “everyone remembers their first time.” My first time was when I was an undergrad at the University of Oklahoma. I was in a windowless room, with some friends, some old, some new, and some complete strangers that I was about to get to know extremely well.
Yes, I vividly remember the [...]
For those of you who haven’t heard, Senate Bill 1433, otherwise known as the Personhood Act, passed the Oklahoma Senate on Wednesday, 34-8. The Personhood Act seeks to define life at conception and extend the same rights to the “unborn” child as a… born child, I guess?
Apparently the rights extended to [...]
Generations are pitted against each other from the beginning of many people’s feminist education. People are forever weighing the pros and cons of the Second Wave (what we classically think of as feminist activism: hairy-pitted Gloria Steinem burning bras in the 70’s) versus the Third Wave (the Manifesta me-me-me generation).
I personally do not identify [...]
2011 has been a huge year for OK4RJ! New management, new staff, new blog, new… well, pretty much everything. We’ve had a great start for the new community organizing programming: the hotline‘s set to relaunch in early 2012, as is the Community Accountability Project. Also, don’t forget about the
Hey y’all, this is Sandra filling in for Molly while she’s on her whirlwind Midwestern holiday tour of Kansas and Missouri (and most importantly, Trader Joe’s). Miss her too much? Follow her sometimes gluten-free adventures on Twitter.
The controversial veto by the Obama administration that would make Plan B available over-the-counter and would ditch the age [...]
Sometimes I’ll be at a party and someone will inevitably ask the small talk question to end all small talk questions: what do you do? I hate this question for many reasons (I kind of want to troll and respond with “Y SO EXISTENTIAL?”), the most important of which being that my answer is NSFST [...]
So you made a rape joke and now people are, like, really, really mad at you. I’ll give you the benefit of the doubt; maybe you were at a party and the booze made your common sense slip away from you or maybe you were making what you viewed as a flippantly humorous remark on [...]
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