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Our Choice, Our Voice: On Speaking Out and Not Being Spoken Down To

Our Choice, Our Voice: On Speaking Out and Not Being Spoken Down To

Women want, and deserve, to make their own choices.
Our #AbortionMatters Blog Carnival

Our #AbortionMatters Blog Carnival

Consider this post home base for our weekend-long series!
Hollaback! Launches New App to Report Street Harassment to NYC Officials in Real Time

Hollaback! Launches New App to Report Street Harassment to NYC Officials in Real Time

"As we stand here today, I am mindful that some of you have been sexually harassed during your life. I am mindful that some of you have been harassed this week - and I mindful that some of you were harassed today."
Happy Birthday, Social Security! (And Thanks for All You Do for Older Women.)

Happy Birthday, Social Security! (And Thanks for All You Do for Older Women.)

Without Social Security, women's lives and futures would look much different in this country - so today, let's celebrate 78 years of support and solvency.
Call for Submissions: #AbortionMatters Blog Carnival (UPDATED)

Call for Submissions: #AbortionMatters Blog Carnival (UPDATED)

As part of the 31 Days of Unity campaign, the Feminist Majority Foundation will host #AbortionMatters, a blog carnival. We're hoping you submit!
Roundup: It's (Still) Worldwide Breastfeeding Week!

Roundup: It’s (Still) Worldwide Breastfeeding Week!

Worldwide Breastfeeding Week ends today. Here's a roundup of resources and personal stories that came out of the celebration.
Data Crunch: New Survey Reveals Majority of Americans Support Abortion, Oppose Closing Clinics

Data Crunch: New Survey Reveals Majority of Americans Support Abortion, Oppose Closing Clinics

Study results were released today for a new poll on American attitudes about abortion.
The System Has Failed: We Need to End Stand Your Ground

The System Has Failed: We Need to End Stand Your Ground

We stand with Marissa Alexander and support a broad repeal of Stand Your Ground laws in this country.
Happy Malala Day!

Happy Malala Day!

Girls Learn International, a project of the Feminist Majority Foundation, has been working to aid in Malala's effort for broader education around the globe for 10 years - and today they're honoring Malala as part of their 10th anniversary celebration, 30 Days of Sheroes.
Highlights: Interview with Penny Harrington, America's First Woman Police Chief

Highlights: Interview with Penny Harrington, America’s First Woman Police Chief

"I have always admired Eleanor Smeal. I first heard of her when she was the President of NOW. Her words kept me fighting for equality all my life."