Women's news & feminist views from the Heartland

As I celebrated July 4th this year, I asked myself what freedom means to me. Here I am with my lovely lady.

What happened to our freedom? TAGS: | | | | | | With the recent assault on women’s rights, it’s easy to won­der whose inde­pen­dence we’re really cel­e­brat­ing on July 4th.

I experienced intimidation at my former high school, Ravenna High School, when I tried to report a faculty member's inappropriate pursuit of a student.

Breaking the silence: A call to end rape culture from the intimidated TAGS: | | | | | In light of the Steubenville rape scan­dal, Her­linked edi­tor Mar­chae Grair reflects on how rape vic­tims and anti– rape activists become vic­tim to intimidation.

You can't shame me!

SlutWalk Cleveland: No always means no TAGS: | | | | | When I told some of my friends I was attend­ing a rally called “Slut­Walk,” I received more than a few odd glances.  When I fur­ther explained the walk is an …Con­tinue read­ing →

Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards mingles with the crowd at Louisville, KY's 21 c.

Planned Parenthood president speaks in Louisville TAGS: | Planned Par­ent­hood pres­i­dent Cecile Richards appeared at a fundraiser for Planned Par­ent­hood in Louisville, Ken­tucky at the museum hotel 21 c.

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Kentucky women unite! TAGS: | | Ken­tucky women unite in sol­i­dar­ity against the War on Women Sat­ur­day, April 28th, 2012 from 2–6 p.m. in Louisville, Ken­tucky. The event will fea­ture speak­ers like Con­gress­man John Yarmuth and Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Mary Lou Marz­ian and per­for­mances by poet Bianca Spriggs and local bands like Egret.

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Unite Women Kentucky wants YOU! TAGS: | | | Mark your cal­en­dars for the “Unite Against the War on Women” rally to protest the cur­rent nation­wide onslaught of anti-woman leg­is­la­tion. The rally will be held on Sat­ur­day, April 28th from 2–6 p.m. in Louisville, KY.

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Kentucky declares war against the War on Women TAGS: | | | Mark your cal­en­dars for the “Unite Against the War on Women” rally to protest the cur­rent nation­wide onslaught of anti-woman leg­is­la­tion. The rally will be held on Sat­ur­day, April 28th from 2–6 p.m. in Louisville, KY.

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