In the Spirit of the NASW Code of Ethics: We Don’t Owe Anyone An Explanation

Here is a link to a wonderful account of the personal politics (politics are always personal) of abortion, by Laura Lannes and Candace Russel.  For a very compassionate discussion of the way that women's reproduction is determined unfairly by racial, economic, and national issues, check out this article, recently posted at Rewire.  And here is … Continue reading In the Spirit of the NASW Code of Ethics: We Don’t Owe Anyone An Explanation

CDC: No alcohol at all for the pre-pregnant

There is no end to the men, mostly, who seek to govern women's bodies, who deny women freedom, agency, and power.  Now they want to prevent any woman who MIGHT become pregnant from drinking alcohol, even though there is no solid evidence to support such draconian prohibition.   Source: CDC: No alcohol at all for the pre-pregnant

Take the Taco or Beer Challenge

Are you a woman? Do you love someone who is female? Do you believe you have or she has the right to her own body and mind? Do you like tacos or beer? If you answered yes to any of these questions, please support this campaign to give women more control over their own destinies: Taco or Beer Challenge. It's a heck of a lot more fun that dumping ice on your head.

Fasting to protest the Imprisonment of Human Rights Lawyer #Nasrin Sotoudeh

That's funny.  I already wrote a blog and thought I had posted it, but for some reason it didn't go through.  So, the last post won't make any sense.  Here's what should have come first. I'm fasting today to honor Nasrin Sotoudeh, the heroic human rights lawyer imprisoned by the Iranian government for her willingness … Continue reading Fasting to protest the Imprisonment of Human Rights Lawyer #Nasrin Sotoudeh