Entries Tagged ‘transgender’

Stanek Sunday funnies 11-2-14

Good morning, and†Happy Sunday before Election Day! Here were my top five six†favorite political cartoons this week. Be sure to vote for your fav in the poll at the bottom of this post!

This first cartoon, by Politico’s Matt Wuerker, received quite a bit of heckling this week for the inclusion of a Nazi soldier helping keep people from voting…

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Transgender world excluded from pro-choice slogans

10299863_643046945782168_2130286851_nThe narratives most often used to spread reproductive justice awareness always center the discussion on ďWomenís Rights.Ē But since Iím not a woman, Iíve felt very disconnected from the spaces I work in….

I was twenty when I had a medicinal abortion, and I have been on some form of birth control since that time. Even though the ability to reproduce hasnít always been a factor with the partners I have had, I like knowing that I have a back-up plan and hormonal regularity….

Even the intake forms at my local Planned Parenthood are incredibly trans-exclusive! When I went to Planned Parenthood to get birth control I wasnít given the option to state my preferred name or personal pronouns….

Pro-life blog buzz 10-8-13

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli We welcome your suggestions for additions to our Top Blogs (see tab on right side of home page)! Email Susie@jillstanek.com. Abstinence Clearinghouse reports that Japan is rescinding its recommendation for the Gardasil vaccine after a reported 2,000 adverse reactions, some quite serious. A […]

Reproductive justice should include transgender community

How do we adequately address and include those who have abortions but are not women? We must acknowledge and come to terms with the implicit cissexism in assuming that only women have abortions. Trans men have abortions. People who do not identify as women have abortions. They deserve to be represented in our advocacy and […]

Stanek weekend question II: Your thoughts on ad campaign featuring pregnant young men?

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The backstory, from an†hlntv.com, article entitled, “Chicago ads stir outrage,” indicates that, among others, the transgender community that is offended:

Chicago officials have birthed a controversy with a new campaign that critics say unfairly targets the city’s young boys.

The billboard series titled “Unexpected” shows teenage males with their bellies protruding as if they’re pregnant.

Alternative “Mama’s Day” ecards feature gay, transgender, incarcerated parents

This is the third year Iíve worked with them on their annual Mamaís Day campaign. Itís a campaign that seeks to shift the narrative on motherhood, and specifically bring love and light to the mamas who are more often demonized by our political climate and our media than celebrated. These means mamas of color, immigrant […]

Transgender father wants to be breastfeeding counselor

While we donít know yet what LLL will decide about Trevor and other parents like him, it highlights some of the challenges brought up by our shifting understanding of gender and identity for the womenís health movement. For LLL, the question becomes whether gender is really the most important identity marker through which to be […]

Obama administration kills embryo adoption program, funds abortions for detainees

I don’t know how much more of this man I can take. This is an evil, evil administration.

President Barack Obama has cut funding to the embryo adoption program that President George W. Bush launched by in 2002. According to the Washington Times, March 4:


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