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3 ways to shake the stigma: how to be an ally for abortion storytellers

Last Wednesday, IC Planned Parenthood Generation Action (an Ithaca College organization of which I am treasurer) welcomed abortion storyteller Renee Bracey Sherman as a guest speaker. 275 more words


One Hundred Pounds Down

So, I’m fat. I’ve been fat before but now I can officially be categorized as morbidly obese at five foot four inches tall and two hundred forty eight pounds. 525 more words


Is it 2015 or 1915? I'm confused...

I guess I shouldn’t be surprised about this since I have written about it in the past, but it never ceases to amaze me that given our modern mores of reproductive autonomy and agency, reports continue to emerge where women are coerced into sterilization for the “good of society.”  The latest instance is in Nashville, Tennessee, where… 339 more words

In The News

Woman could face 70 years in prison after reporting miscarriage

33-year-old Purvi Patel was arrested in 2013 after she went to the emergency room and admitted to having a miscarriage.

Patel arrived at the hospital to be treated for heavy bleeding. 409 more words


Ladies, Don't be Afraid to Push Your Weight Around by Quantum Leap Fitness

” I don’t want to look like a man!”

” I just want to lose weight, I don’t want to build muscles “

” Won’t I get brolic from lifting weights ?” 440 more words


Stop saying sorry

Maybe it’s the Canadian in me, but “sorry” pops out of my mouth like a reflex way too often and unnecessarily. In the sport of fighting, I shouldn’t be apologizing for hitting someone. 296 more words


"How Rand Paul Is Losing His Distinctiveness": He’s About As Libertarian As An Ambitious Republican Can Be

As the 2016 presidential race has swung into motion in the last couple of months, we’ve heard a lot about Jeb Bush, and Scott Walker, and even Ted Cruz. 773 more words