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Prometheus Unbound/Woman in Chains: Reading Popular Film through the ‘War on Women’ Framework

November 14, 2012
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Prometheus Unbound/Woman in Chains: Reading Popular Film through the ‘War on Women’ Framework

  I love movies: all kinds. I majored in film technology and screenwriting as an undergraduate student; I minored in Cinema Studies. I grew up in the age of the Alien franchise sequels, and vividly remember seeing them at the Cineplex Odeon Theater in Paramus, New Jersey, as a kid in the 80s. Naturally,...
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Judge: Texas Can't Ban Planned Parenthood from Health Program

April 30, 2012
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A federal judge on Monday blocked a Texas rule that would have excluded Planned Parenthood from participating in the state’s women’s health program. U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel ruled Monday more than sufficient evidence to believe the state’s attempt to ban Planned Parenthood is unconstitutional. He imposed a temporary injunction against enforcing the legislation until he can hear full arguments....
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Dreams Deferred, Humanity Denied: The War on Women of Color (Part 2)

April 21, 2012
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Dreams Deferred, Humanity Denied: The War on Women of Color (Part 2)

Read Part 1 here The vicious attacks on women of color are not unique to the health care system.  This has been evident within the recent debate that followed Hilary Rosen’s comments about Ann Romney, stay-at-home moms, and work.  Whereas the GOP has framed Rosen’s statements as part of the Democratic Party/secular Left’s contempt...
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“There’s a war going on outside:” Health Care and Women of Color (Part 1)

April 20, 2012
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“There’s a war going on outside:” Health Care and Women of Color (Part 1)

Credit: Favianna Rodriguez Anna Brown sought out the care of St. Mary’s Health Center in St. Louis, MO because she was not feeling well.  Complaining of extreme pain, so intense that she was unable to stand, one doctor identified Brown as “healthy enough to be locked up.”  She refused to leave and demanded treatment;...
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Personhood For Women: Is this Personal Enough?

March 19, 2012
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Personhood For Women: Is this Personal Enough?

By Soraya Chemaly Melissa McEwan recently started a Personhood for Women petition suggesting that “a person identifying as a woman and/or having a uterus shall retain all of the full, basic, and fundamental rights of a US citizen as guaranteed by the Declaration of Independence” and urging Senators Patty Murray, Al Franken and Kristin Gillibrand to consider proposing this as...
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  • Hunger Kwame Laughing Foto

    They say you had the eye; they say you saw
    into people. They say you came before as shaman
    or bruja and returned as priestess; they say you were
    stonebreaker. But for me, you were a big sister
    feeling for a lonely brother with no language
    to lament, and you gave me more days, and
    more days. Yes, they could have called you
    Grace, Bambara; they could have called you that.

  • Stroller (A Screenplay) Black families and community

    Roxana Walker-Canton: Natalie sits in her own seat in front of her mother and looks out the window. Mostly WHITE PEOPLE get on and off the bus now. The bus rides through a neighborhood of single family homes. A BLACK WOMAN with TWO WHITE CHILDREN get on the bus. Natalie stares at the children.

  • I’ve Got Something To Say About This: A Survival Incantation Kate Rushin
credit/copyright: Rachel Eliza Griffiths

    Kate Rushin: I see the whole thing played out. I’m bludgeoned, bloody, raped. My story is reduced to filler buried in the back of the paper, on page 49, and I say, “No. No way.”

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