The Femisphere: A Link Roundup

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  A weekly news round up on the state of Body Politics & Body Justice   "A woman’s reproductive health and rights should not depend upon her zip code, but increasingly they do. The Population Institute last week released its annual 50-state report card on reproductive health and rights, and it points to … [Read more...]

The FEMISPHERE: A Link Roundup

Broadly features the unique struggle of Transgender youth for treatment for eating disorders, despite being more likely to suffer from one.  "There's a lot of reasons why eating disorders are prevalent in the transgender community, but it doesn't necessarily have to do with the fact that we are trans and we have bodily issues that … [Read more...]

Abortion: Choice and Trusting Women

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By Ashley-Michelle Papon TRIGGER WARNING: This content deals with accounts of rape, abuse, and abortion. This past January marked the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade, and Republicans celebrated by proving that the war on women is alive with their continued efforts to circumvent abortion access. The latest insult, HR-7, dubbed … [Read more...]