The stories of 10 American women who fundamentally altered history simply by showing up and working like hell — in their own words.
Texas Governor Rick Perry has been indicted on felony corruption charges for attempting to strong-arm Austin District Attorney out of office through by vetoing funding to anti-corruption office.
“An entire year has passed since the shouts heard around the world reverberated throughout the Texas Capitol and forced the state legislature to come to a screeching halt. Rise Up/Levanta Texas formed in late June 2013 as a grassroots response to a growing awareness that our bodies, stories, and voices were being made invisible within the larger narrative surrounding reproductive rights and HB 2.”
The GOP is digging its heels into the sand as the tide turns. But hateful platform language and fist shaking will not stop the ocean. Texas is too big to smother with such small ideas.
Texas Sen. Wendy Davis announced she’s running for governor. Take that, Perry and Abbott!
Every state needs a Wendy Davis. Every person has a story.
“HB2 outlaws abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, shuts down all but five abortion clinics in the state and tightens guidelines when it comes to abortion drugs. It’s a law that undoubtedly affects so many in the state: low-income, working class, people of color.”
Ali’s Team Pick: Because everyone in the U.S. with half a brain has already team picked Wendy Davis as a Senator and badass super human, I will do everyone a feminist-comedy-solid by team picking the Amazon Review of Wendy Davis’s sneakers.