If the government tracks womens periods, why not track male ejaculation, too? | Arwa Mahdawi

Missouri is so concerned about womens health it keeps spreadsheets of dates of Planned Parenthood patients periods Sign up for The week in patriarchy, a newsletter on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. openly testified about them on Tuesday. Meanwhile Planned Parenthood and the doctors at the clinic had no idea these spreadsheets existed and were being used in this manner. Outrage rightly ensued. The DHSS has responded to the controversy in the most predictable and Trumpian way possible; apparently the whole thing is fake news. The health department noted in a statement, the spreadsheet controversy shadows cut a same-sex love scene as well as the word lesbian from its in-flight version of the movie Booksmart. It also reportedly sponsored …

GOP commissioner jokes on Facebook about running over Trump protesters

Brevard County Commissioner Bryan Lober is facing intense backlash for Facebook comments about running over Trump protesters. Lober, a Florida Republican, is also being criticized for saying that if Brevard Democratic Chair Stacey Patel got an abortion hed look the other way as I can only imagine what a scourge on humanity (and on our economy) her offspring would prove to be. He additionally referred to her hypothetical children as a litter. The Orlando Sentinel reports that Lober made the comments on thePolitical Voice of Brevard Countypublic Facebook page, under a post by a page admin joking about Patel raising funds to protest Trump. #socialism cant even fund a protest, it said in part. One person then commented, Word of …

Whoopi Goldberg Shuts Down Meghan McCain During Abortion Debate

As is often the case when the Meghan McCain tangled with her co-hosts, causing Whoopi Goldberg to step in and shut her down. Opening the show by discussing Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden retaining his commanding lead in the polls despite recent controversies, the panel debated whether primary voters are gravitating towards the former vice-president due to his centrism. At one point, former Republican strategist Ana Navarro mentioned the Hyde Amendment, which blocks federal funding for abortions, claiming that Democrats wanting to get rid of the amendment is a far-left position. (Biden regular sparring partner) Joy Behar that she was far to the left, adding that the only candidates she doesnt think is too far to the left is Biden. …

Congressman says he supports prison for people who get abortions

Rep. Ron Wright (R-Texas) stated on video that he believes people who have abortions should be punishedand now he’s trying to walk it back. So it doesnt concern you that the person is being sent to prison? the cameraperson pressed further. As far as I’m concerned they committed murder, he replied. When pushed further to ask if he believes people should be punished for abortion, he replied absolutely before a staff member ended the conversation and directed Wright away from the camera. Wright is one of who have recently taken extremist stances on abortion, despite the fact that the . A was introduced to the Texas state legislature earlier this year that would have punished people who got abortions, even …

Milla Jovovich Shares Her Horrific Abortion Story, Urges People To Resist New Laws In Georgia And Alabama

After Alabama passed a restrictive abortion bill, a backward move for women’s rights in the state that has caused much debate, women have been speaking up about their own experiences with abortion. The bill, voted through largely by 25 middle-aged, white men who will obviously never experience the trauma of unwanted pregnancy, will disproportionately affect black and poor women if it becomes law, because they are more likely to seek abortions and less able to travel to another state to have the procedure performed. Women are often sidelined when it comes to laws that affect them directly, and this is a perfect example. That’s why it is so important that women’s voices and experiences are heard if we are to expect change in …