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Opinion: Women’s March Shows the World How To Fight Like a Girl

Natalee Brown Natalee Brown Opinion: Women’s March Shows the World How To Fight Like a Girl

Last Friday, I piled into an SUV with four other strong, independent-minded, Columbus-based women to make the seven-hour trek to our nation’s Capital and attend the Women’s March on Washington. On an average day, not one of us would even remotely identify as a “hippie,” but we cranked up Joni Mitchell’s 60’s-era protest tunes anyway […]

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Opinion: Women’s March on Washington Reveals Shortcomings of White Feminism

Grace Fleisher Grace Fleisher Opinion: Women’s March on Washington Reveals Shortcomings of White Feminism

Friday evening I made the trek as reportedly over half a million individuals did out to Washington D.C. for Saturday’s march. From the get-go I faced confliction in my commitment. Was I committing to an event that lacked teeth? Intersectionality? What did the march’s discourse represent exactly? What came of the journey was an important […]

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Opinion: Women’s March on Washington Continues Movement for Equality

Natalee Brown Natalee Brown Opinion: Women’s March on Washington Continues Movement for Equality

Like many other “nasty women” out there, I’ve been listening to people call me bossy since around age four. In the ‘80s, little girls were encouraged to play with Cabbage Patch dolls and watch Disney movies. We were expected to be sweet and agreeable, not to boss around the rest of the kids in the […]

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Ohio Heartbeat Bill Passes Senate, Awaits Action from Gov Kasich

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Ohio Heartbeat Bill Passes Senate, Awaits Action from Gov Kasich

A ban on abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected awaits Governor John Kasich’s signature before becoming law early next year. After the Senate added the measure to House Bill 493 — meant to expedite the process by which doctors report child abuse and neglect — the bill went back to the House and was […]

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Opinion: Protect Ohio Families, Sign NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio’s Petition

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Opinion: Protect Ohio Families, Sign NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio’s Petition

Nobody likes abortions. Nobody wants an abortion. Pro-choice people don’t wake up every morning craving the blood of the innocent. It’s a sad fact that safe and legal abortions have always been and will continue to be necessary. But that’s what you get when impoverished and working class women (the majority of abortion-seekers) have little […]

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Columbus United March Calls for Community Action

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Columbus United March Calls for Community Action

Tuesday night’s March for Justice, hosted by Columbus United, called for solidarity, inclusion, and action. Relevant not only to Donald Trump’s eventual claim of the White House, but also to the attack on OSU’s campus on Monday as well as several current controversial events, the group’s march was preceded by the release of 10 demands […]

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