Teen Mothers CAN change the world
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Teen Mothers CAN change the world

Originally posted on Nuestra Vida, Nuestra Voz:
By: Desiree Caro May is National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month.  Groups could use this opportunity to educate our youth about sexual health by providing information about and promoting safer sex.  Instead, the Candie’s Foundation has decided to release an ad campaign that shames teen mothers and devalues motherhood. …

Surviving “going viral,” or, how I launched a national conversation about abortion
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Surviving “going viral,” or, how I launched a national conversation about abortion

Is this what it feels like when you decide to “Say Yes” in life? I am exhausted. I am touched. I am amazed. I am horrified. I am in awe. Last week I did the same thing I do every week (several times a week): I wrote a blog post. Same as I ever do. … Continue reading

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Feminist Files: It’s a jungle out there

Is it something in the air? If you think there is no War on Women, you haven’t been paying attention to the full-scale attack on Planned Parenthood — which is nothing short of an indictment on women’s reproductive health care. And it’s not just about PP, people. The GOP is willing to let pregnant women … Continue reading