Has The Pro-Choice strategy of Last 40 years Failed Women?

http://youtu.be/lnERVrMHVRc “What once was maybe a Christian-Fascist movement against women’s right to abortion really got elevated and brought into the halls of power,” says Sunsara Taylor of Stop Patriarchy. “Starting with Ronald Reagan, continuing under Bush, escalating Bill Clinton (quiet as it is kept: Bill Clinton who signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which became [...]

The Pope and The Pornographer – What is the Difference? 

http://youtu.be/FIX4KHFZtXo “There is a big difference between being anti-pornography and anti sex worker,” says Taylor. “Stop Patriarchy does stand firmly against pornography, against the sex industry, against the commodification of women’s bodies, against the sexualized degradation of women, and just to be real: what is going on in pornography today is exactly part of this [...]

A Single Woman Who Likes Sex! Or; Reclaiming the Morality of Abortion

Originally posted at PopularResistance.org http://youtu.be/czuT1Ze4tBg In 2008, the Democratic party dropped its language dropped its old abortion language ("safe, legal and rare"), which had asked that women not have abortions unless they absolutely must, and changed the official platform. In other words, it stopped patronizing women into feeling like Abortion is something they should apologize [...]

Coming Out of The Abortion Closet

Kelly Carlin, in this clip from the full Acronym TV episode (The Catholic War On Women, watch the full episode here) decides to come out of the abortion closet: “I’m outing myself here, I’m outing myself in my (forthcoming) book.  I had two abortions when I was a teenager. I was a reckless crazy girl… I was really privileged (and) I was lucky. I had parents who had money. I had access to access to a clinic, it was private and it was the way it has been done for rich people forever.”

Patriarchy and Religion: Built to Oppress Women

Originally posted at PopularResistance.org http://youtu.be/fT1yfIRVEE8 In this clip from the full Acronym TV episode (The Catholic War On Women, watch the full episode here) Katie Klabusich and Kelly Carlin answer host Dennis Trainor, Jr.’s questions: How much does religious dogma and/or men in long white dresses with funny hats hold women back from being an equal [...]

The Catholic War on Women {aTV 005}

Originally Posted at PopularResistance.org DISCUSSED: Abortion, Pope Francis, Patriarchy, Does the choice movement need an “it gets better” campaign to empower women to not hide/ apologize about their abortions?, Roe v. Wade, Clinic defenders, Abortion stories, How the Bible teaches women to abort unwanted pregnancy, Bad Choices, Being a target of a pro-life “wanted” poster, [...]