Category: Women

The Women Who Move Us

First All-Women-of-Color Presidential Ticket in US History: Green Party Nominee Cynthia McKinney and Running Mate Rosa Clemente on War, Democracy and Hip Hop Interview Excerpts below from Democracy Now! CYNTHIA McKINNEY: Because the corporate lobbyists can come and go at will, our values get overridden and our representatives give us something else. That’s how we…

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Prez Bush Gaffs It Again

Poet, Marilyn Hacker, sent the following to the Women’s Poetry Listserv this morning: ———- Forwarded message ———- From: Nancy Keenan, NARAL Pro-Choice America <CAN@prochoiceamerica.org> Date: Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 12:11 AM Subject: Bush attacks women’s access to birth control We found out some truly disturbing news. Just hours ago The New York Times reported…

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The Fight for Civil Rights

Governor Patterson opened a phone line to determine how much support there is for his directive to recognize all legal same-sex marriages from other states and countries. I just called and it’s really easy and it took under 5 seconds. You call 518.474.8390 and say you support the governor’s directive. The lady who answers the…

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