our Lines In The Sand.
From the Publisher:
Higher Ground, Not Common Ground - by Merle Hoffman
No capitulation is possible when our bodies are the lines in the sand.
Mobilizing for Reproductive Justice - by Loretta J. Ross
Common grounders must put women of color and the disadvantaged first.
To Run the World, Power Up Feminism - by Gloria Feldt
We can expect ideological whiplash until we are in the driver's seat. •Art by Liz Whitney Quisgard
Listen Up: UN Must Hear Women on Violence - by Charlotte Bunch
A campaign against gender-based violence needs feminism. And to clean its house.
On the Murder and Continuing Inspiration of Dr. George Tiller- by Merle Hoffman
George Tiller was a friend, comrade and associate of mine for over a quarter of a century.
The Art Perspective- Curated by Linda Stein
Judith K. Brodsky addresses discrimination against women in male arenas.
The Poet's Eye - From Poetry Co-Editor Clare Coss
Judith Arcana, Grace Paley and Nimah I. Nawwab speak of truth and rebellion.
Activists Boost Female Health Empowerment- by Eleanor J. Bader
An insider perspective helps women around the world meet bodily needs.
Taking a Stand on Hospitals, and Meaning It - by Lois Uttley
Organizers get creative in saving reproductive health services.
Common Enemies: LGBT, Abortion Share Foes - by Pam Chamberlain
Why are the losing culture warriors winning concessions?
Equal Rights Amendment Still Brings Out Ranters - by Jennifer S. Macleod
New ERA strategies fight historic resistance.
Second Bill of Rights: Economic Security - by Irasema Garza
Filling wallets is the next challenge for women's equality. •Art by Edith Isaac-Rose
From the On The Issues Print Archive
"Thelma and Louise Live." by Merle Hoffman
On The Issues Magazine
I never really wear the things: Political buttons, T shirts with messages, designer-labeled bags. I don't like to advertise my politics or buying habits by turning myself into a walking message for someone else's consumption - except when I conduct my own special social/psychological experiments and decide to become a political catalyst.
For two women shot to death in Brookline, Massachusetts
by Marge Piercy
How dare a woman choose?
Choose to be pregnant,
choose to be childless,
choose to be lesbian,
choose to have two lovers or none,
choose to abort
choose to live alone
choose to walk alone ......
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