Women's news & feminist views from the Heartland

Three missing women were rescued nearly a decade after their disappearances.  (Photo courtesy of WKYC Cleveland).

A Cleveland kidnapping goes viral. Now what? TAGS: | | | | | | | | | Will the res­cue of three kid­napped women in Cleve­land lead to a greater dis­cus­sion about sex­ual violence?

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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Picture of the Day TAGS: | | “Intru­sive, degrad­ing, and sex­ist leg­is­la­tion has no place in a free society.”

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Fetal Seance Bill” sits before Kentucky House Committee TAGS: | Bill before KY House Com­mit­tee would force women to have sono­gram dur­ing abor­tion procedure.

"40 Days for Life" Campaigners, 3-9-12

Pro-Lifers protest around the clock at Louisville abortion clinic TAGS: | | | If you need an abor­tion in Ken­tucky, you have two choices: the EMW Women’s Sur­gi­cal Cen­ter in either Louisville or Lex­ing­ton. And, between now and April 1, you have no choice …Con­tinue read­ing →

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Snip snip TAGS: | More like if a vet­eri­nar­ian chose your birth con­trol. That’s pretty much the power dynamic between leg­is­la­tors and women right now. In related news, SNL breaks down the con­tra­cep­tive crazy. Is …Con­tinue read­ing →

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Derby Day TAGS: | | | For­get gam­bling, giant hats, mud, and gross dis­plays of wealth/alcohol intox­i­ca­tion. This is my kind of derby: Derby City Roller Girls Tonight was the first bout of the sea­son for Louisville’s …Con­tinue read­ing →

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Today was…not so good TAGS: | There’s this and this and this, which is why I feel like this. It’s Handmaid’s Tale: the Pre­quel. But on the bright side: this! And another one gone and another gone, another bites the …Con­tinue read­ing →

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