July 14, 2019, 2:47 p.m.
In the summer of 2018 I lived in a house with 3 other women. We spent a lot of time together that year, and there were many late-night conversations about the sexism, misogyny, and male ...
July 14, 2019, 2:45 p.m.
Originally Published in the FSF Bulletin, Issue #34
June 27, 2019, midnight
In his celebrated 1963 “Letter From Birmingham Jail," Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. contrasted "a negative peace which is the absence of tension to a positive peace which is the presence of justice ...
June 25, 2019, 8:53 p.m.
It’s not popular in “progressive” liberal circles to defend women’s rights any more.
Last year I was forced out of my home and kicked out of an animal rights group I had founded ...
On her path to success, what women owe to RBG, and both of their futures.
May 17, 2019, 3:24 p.m.
To be updated as I find more
May 17, 2019, 3:16 p.m.
In the light of the current state of abortion rights in the United States and beyond, I've decided to start collecting a list resources on self-abortion methods as I become aware of them.
If you ...
What's missing from the mainstream sexual assault conversation?
April 29, 2019, 11:48 a.m.
Originally published for WOMEN'S WAY on Medium.
We are currently two years into the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment, which continues to spread and take down powerful politicians, actors and comedians, and even clergymen. Even ...
The joy and disappointment of the all-female tech conference
April 19, 2019, 10:52 a.m.
The 2019 Northeast Women In Tech Summit (WITS), which took place last Friday and Saturday, brought together a variable who’s-who of female technologists in the greater-Philadelphia region for two days of women-led and women-centric ...
Roe may be in jeopardy, but for many women abortion was never accessible anyways.
April 6, 2019, 10:06 a.m.
Originally published on Medium for WOMEN'S WAY.
“I certainly would like to prevent, if I could legally, anybody having an abortion, a rich woman, a middle-class woman, or a poor woman. Unfortunately, the only vehicle ...
Originally published on Medium
March 6, 2019, 11:19 a.m.
How VICE threw non-violent protesters under the bus for clicks
Feb. 16, 2019, 9:28 a.m.
Earlier this week VICE released a video special on the Berkely-based animal rights group, Direct Action Everywhere (DxE). Framed next to a picture of a threatening hand with a shotgun, the video asks the question ...
YWI Profile Series, Part 1
Feb. 11, 2019, 3:05 p.m.
Originally Published for WOMEN'S WAY.
In her 29 years living in Philadelphia’s Germantown neighborhood, Crystal Porter has seen over 30 people she knew killed by gun violence. A chef at The Union League (Philadelphia ...
How we let men get away with not caring
Dec. 15, 2018, 11:42 a.m.
I have heard this phrase more times than I can count, mostly uttered by women in long term relationships with men. I have said it myself about multiple different boyfriends of my own. And I ...
Where does she sleep? What happens to the eggs? Poop?!
Dec. 12, 2018, 9:29 p.m.
Why do you have a chicken?
In June of this year I walked into a Kensington slaughterhouse with 40 other activists. What we saw in there was horrifying. Hundreds of animals were kept in cages ...
(without getting fired)
Nov. 22, 2018, 6:33 p.m.
It's Time for Tech Conferences to Start being Accountable to Women
Nov. 7, 2018, 7:34 p.m.
Growing and Healing Together
Oct. 28, 2018, 2:48 p.m.
I recently learned I have PTSD. This probably should not have been a surprise – I spent years in an abusive relationship where I was exposed to serious trauma, manipulation, rape, and terror during some of ...
Oct. 25, 2018, 2:47 p.m.
Imagine a future where the world’s governments are controlled by warring corporations, freedom of communication and information is limited only to non-seditious speech which does not challenge the new status-quo, and technology is used ...
How females are used as reproductive machines
Oct. 22, 2018, 6:37 p.m.
When I was an undergrad at Ithaca College, I was awarded the opportunity to conduct an original research study over the summer of my Junior year. I was thrilled to have an opportunity that most ...
My experience in a college rat lab.
Oct. 22, 2018, 6:35 p.m.
I was recently asked by a student who is studying animal testing to provide my experience working in a lab. I thought I would publish what I wrote to her in case others may benefit ...