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STFU, Conservatives: “Women as Livestock” Bill passes in Georgia

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kaiamar:

After an emotional 14-hour workday that included fist-fights between lobbyists and a walk-out by women Democrats, the Georgia House passed a Senate-approved bill Thursday night that criminalizes abortion after 20 weeks.

The bill, which does not contain…

I LIVE HERE. NOT OKAY

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hotfudgemondae:

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If you look in the mirror and say “vagina” three times, Michigan House Representative Mike Callton will appear and tell you not to be offensive.

just tried this it totes works guys

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"Sexual assault isn’t a ‘sex allegation.’ It’s a rape allegation. No one cares if [Dominique Strauss-Kahn] is alleged to have had sex. Many, if not most, adult human beings have had sex. What we care about is whether he assaulted someone, sexually or otherwise. If someone is arrested for allegedly breaking into a jewelry store and stealing a Rolex, we don’t call it a ‘shopping allegation.’"

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"It makes no sense to make this attack on women. If you don’t feel this is an attack, you need to go home and talk to your wife and your daughters."

- With that comment, GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski becomes the third Republican senator to critique the war on women.  (via think-progress)

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iamateenagefeminist:

God, she’s so awesome. 

iamateenagefeminist:

God, she’s so awesome. 

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So I woke up this morning in a pool of my own blood.

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itscandidlycara:

Wait, let me back up.

Hi, my name is Cara and I’m a 21 year old woman. Every 28 days, give or take, I have a period. And it fucking sucks. Today, was one of those where I take from the 28 day cycle. I wasn’t due for another period for at least a week, but considering that…

This is pretty awesome.

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"It is hard for men and women leaders. But it is harder for women leaders. There are so many built in expectations, stereotypes, caricatures."

- Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, speaking to a packed crowd at Lincoln Center in the closing remarks at Newsweek & The Daily Beast’s Women in the World Summit. (via jessbennett)

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"Because I am a woman, I must make unusual efforts to succeed. If I fail, no one will say, “She doesn’t have what it takes.” They will say, “Women don’t have what it takes.”"

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Clare Boothe Luce

HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY.

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"To imply, however, that all womyn suffer the same oppression simply because we are womyn is to lose sight of the many varied tools of patriarchy."

- Audre Lorde, An Open Letter to Mary Daly (via mujerinterrumpida)

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House Oversight Committee Chairman’s decision to exclude women from testifying at a hearing on contraception coverage

respectacles:

This is unconscionably awful.

Watch the video to see some politicians standing up for women.

This is so mindblowingly stupid. Women tend to be authorities on WOMEN’S HEALTH

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"Really, conservatives just hate women. They resent the fact that we work, go to school, vote, everything. Their entire stance on birth control, abortions and social programs is a thinly veiled attempt to take us back to a time when we had less rights. Take away our birth control and we get pregnant. Take away our abortions and we have to keep the baby (in their minds, anyway). Take away certain social programs to help support ourselves (mainly food stamps, WIC and housing assistance) and they think that will force us to get married to a man who can support us. Take away other social programs like daycare subsidies and then we have no choice but to stay at home and take care of the kids because the cost of daycare eats into any additional income. Men who have always relied on their male privilege to get them through life cannot handle seeing a women succeed, or even exist, without them. They figure if you keep kicking them back down, they’ll eventually give up and settle for some loser who doesn’t deserve them but has been given all the opportunities in the world to succeed because he possesses a penis."

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hunnichild (via brienne—of—tarth)

inb4 someone changes this all to “uterus-bearers”

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