Tag: activism

Beyond The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Memorial

Since earliest childhood, Suzanne Pred Bass has known about the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, a workplace tragedy that took the lives of 146 workers, 123 women and 23 men, on March 25, 1911. For example, she learned about her great aunt Katies’ dramatic escape from the fire — that she grabbed hold of a cable… Read more »

A Reproductive Shabbat

Until we are comfortable loudly discussing abortion and reproductive freedom in our communities, we will inadvertently perpetuate the idea that abortion is taboo. 

How To Save a Life in the Next 72 Hours

These regulations, brought to you by the same people who decided to separate children from their parents, will be particularly loathsome for women and for those who are LGBTQ.

Becoming an Abortion Doula

Why go this extra mile in support of patients? Because I’m not only pro-choice, but I am pro-abortion and pro-access. That means going beyond supporting someone’s right to choose to terminate a pregnancy but fighting to remove the barriers that may prevent them from doing so.

Disability Rights Activist Emily Ladau on How to Make Feminism Include Everyone

[S]ome of the professors held events in their homes and I was never able to go. I felt as though I was always throwing a wrench into their erudite plans. I was not mistreated, but they were simply unprepared for a physically disabled student. It was a complete lack of recognition that dealing with disabilities involves complex and nuanced solutions.