A is For: Ally – Louis Peitzman

Writer Louis Peitzman explains why he’s a feminist and an ally of women and notes the similarities between the fight for marriage equality and the fight for reproductive rights.   To get your own A ribbon and to become part of our ongoing video project, please visit www.aisfor.org/donate.      

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A is For: Action – Talib Kweli

The legendary Talib Kweli tells us that sitting on the sidelines and not getting involved while women’s rights are being trampled is no longer an option. To get your own A ribbon and become part of our ongoing video project, please visit www.aisfor.org/donate.      

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A is For: Annie – Annie Purcell

Actress and playwright Annie Purcell tells us in so many words what her A is For, in the most direct and powerful video we’ve yet received. To get you own A ribbon, and to join our ongoing video project, please visit aisfor.org/donate.              

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Your Nightly Need to Know 10/25/12

A federal appeals court rules that Texas can defund Planned Parenthood immediately. (My San Antonio) Rick Santorum refers to the outrage over Richard Mourdock’s comments as “gotcha politics“. (The Raw Story) Introducing rape panels. (Huffington Post) Women’s health in Texas gets hit by a 1-2 punch. (Austin Chronicle) In 1993, Todd Akin donated to the…

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Your Nightly Need to Know 10/24/12

Indiana GOP senate candidate Richard Mourdock stands by comments on rape pregnancy. (Huffington Post) Mourdock’s rape comments restart the GOP’s War on the Women. (Washington Examiner) Pennsylvania bill would reduce welfare benefits to women who cannot prove that they were raped. (Think Progress) At a campaign event in Ohio, Paul Ryan said that contraception is…

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