Mythbusting

Quick! What comes to mind when you think about a client of Planned Parenthood of Southern Nevada? Ask yourself, is it an image crafted by oppositional, anti-choice rhetoric? Let me guess: She is a young, godless woman. She’s probably African-American or Hispanic. She’s uneducated. She is sexually promiscuous and engages in dangerous behavior. She’s a…

Grassroots Lobby Days features Shelby Knox!

Nevada Women’s Lobby’s Grassroots Lobby Days is coming up, March 14-16! During GLD there are a host of great workshops to better understand how bills become law and how to lobby your representatives. Another great part of GLD is the great speakers lined up! One of those speakers is acclaimed, feminist, prochoice, activist Shelby Knox!…

Rally for Choice was AWESOME!

We had a really kick-ass time at Rally for Choice Las Vegas today! (Part of the national Walk for Choice grassroots movement.) Thank you so much to all the fantastic and enthusiastic people who came out, despite the cold, windy, rainy weather. (I know all the East Coasters and Alaskans are making fun of our…

Come on out to Rally for Choice Las Vegas!

TO VIEW THE LIVE-STEAM VIDEO OF THE RALLY CLICK HERE! (THANK YOU PROGRESSNOW NEVADA FOR TAPING AND STEAMING!) A prochoice rally for Planned Parenthood is scheduled at noon on Feb. 26, in response to a GOP-led vote barring the organization from using federal Title X family planning funding. Currently, Walk for Choice 2011 rallies are…

I Stand With Planned Parenthood…

Fair and Feminist is hosting an “I STAND WITH PLANNED PARENTHOOD” blog carnival today, on the eve of Walk for Choice events in more than 50 cities around the country. As regular readers know, I have been organizing the Rally for Choice Las Vegas event tomorrow (noon @ Planned Parenthood on West Charleston). So, it’s…