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Weekly News Roundup

Here are a few of the stories we’ve been paying attention to:

New York:

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Health News:

State News:

Weekly News Roundup

Here are a few of the articles we’ve been paying attention to this past week: 

New York:



Political/GOP:


National News:

Health News:

International News:

State News:

Attempting to keep our children ignorant will only leave them with misinformation, and prevent them from making good, healthy decisions in the future. Parents, we have an opportunity to make sure our children are safe. Talk to your children. Share your values and your hopes from them. And in doing so, you just may help protect their future.

Haydee Morales: Don’t Be Spooked By Sex Education

Sex (Re)Ed: How To Talk About Awkward Stuff With Your OB/GYN | Blisstree

2 years ago - 19

The entrepreneurial way in which feminists have utilized the Internet has completely transformed the nature and reach of social justice organizing.

'You Are the NOW of Now!' The Future of (Online) Feminism | The Nation

What do you think? Has online organizing helped revolutionize a movement?

I’m 32 years old. I’m politically conservative. I’m married. I have an above-average income and quality health insurance. As such, I probably wouldn’t be cast for a Planned Parenthood commercial, and the organization was never exactly on my list of top-five health-care providers. That is, until two years ago.

Must-Read: Searching for Help | 5280

Where women lack access to information, they often lack control over the basic boundaries of their lives. For that reason, “Our Bodies, Ourselves’’ now has a global reach. The latest edition features international partners, such as an NGO of Jewish and Palestinian Israeli women, who are putting out their own versions of the book in Arabic and Hebrew. It also contains more anecdotes and testimonials; Norsigian said the editors concluded that women learn through stories.

In ‘Our Bodies,’ a right to knowledge - Opinion - The Boston Globe Explores the Iconic Book, Our Bodies, Ourselves.

Mississippi ‘Personhood’ Amendment Vote Fails!!!!
Thank you to all of our amazing activists for volunteering your time over the past few weeks! We couldn’t have done this without you!!!

Mississippi ‘Personhood’ Amendment Vote Fails!!!!

Thank you to all of our amazing activists for volunteering your time over the past few weeks! We couldn’t have done this without you!!!

Article Ideas From a Confidential Memo that started Ms. Magazine (April 1971):

  • *THE POLITICS OF SEX
  • *DON’T BELIEVE HIM WHEN HE SAYS POLITICS BEGIN IN WASHINGTON. POLITICS BEGIN AT HOME.
  • *HOW NOT TO GO THROUGH MENOPAUSE
  • *A SECRETARY IS AN OFFICE WIFE
  • *SOMEONE SHOULD HAVE LIBERATED PAT NIXON
  • *“OF COURSE, I’M ALL FOR EQUAL PAY, BUT … ”
  • *HOW MARRIAGE KILLS LOVE

NY Magazine: An Oral History of Ms. Magazine

Let’s start with this simple medical fact: Only about half of fertilized eggs ever become implanted.

DONT FORGET: THE MISSISSIPPI VOTE ON THE PERSONHOOD AMENDMENT IS TODAY!!!