In honor of their 10-year anniversary, 826 Valencia asked would-be authors (including children and adults) to round up pledges for 8/26 Day, then join them at 826 Valencia on Sunday, August 26 from noon to 8:26 p.m. to write.
Faced with the overwhelming reality of our world in which women are so often oppressed and victimized, I wonder: shouldn't I stop pretending that certain political conversations fall within the boundaries of what's normal and sane?
Men should join in rejecting the attack on reproductive health and insisting on candidates who know the issues around access to contraceptives and abortion and promise to advocate and advance coverage, affordable care, and fairness.
In the aftermath of the silencing of Rep. Brown, I confess that I took some delight in the many tweeple who took to the twitterverse to speculate on what if any euphemistic term would have been acceptable in lieu of the medically appropriate anatomical term, vagina.
I wonder if the folks in the Michigan State House are toying with the idea of replacing the word "vagina" with something less offensive? Rep. Lisa Brown created the opportunity when she made a speech against an abortion bill recently.