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Thank You, Richard Nixon

For signing Title X — thereby providing family planning services to low income families and individuals — into law. More specifically, thank you for doing so to fulfill the promise that “no American woman should be denied access to family

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More Political Postings

I’m writing this on the last evening of the Democratic National Convention. Probably — I’m not watching TV and not keeping track of time zones — even as I’m writing this, Barack Obama is giving his speech to the DNC

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Things That Are Awesome About Southern Arizona

With election season coming up — it’s started for us, with a bunch of contested primaries happening on August 28 — there are a lot of in-my-face reminders of what’s not awesome in Arizona right now. The state could use

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The Mask

Photo of me kissing my dog.

There’s been some recent (at the time I started writing this; publishing may take a few days) political “scandal” regarding Hillary Rodham Clinton not wearing make up that one time. My first response to this was, “The fuck? I would

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Unless You’re There with Me

Dear Arizona Legislature, With all the lovely, vomitous anti-reproductive rights (because let’s face it, you’ve already decided that “merely” working to outlaw abortion is not extreme enough) bills you’ve been introducing lately, please do not think that Senate Bill 1009

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Not Without Protest

Trust me, I realize how very crammed the state legislature is with people who advance frighteningly bigoted policies, particularly with respect to labor, education, and reproductive justice. I get it: I live here. Which is why it’s important for me

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Irresponsible

[Mentions sexual assault.] This post is part of Back Up Your Birth Control’s Blog for EC Day of Action. The theme of this year’s Day of Action is EC=BC, and it’s aimed at combating misinformation about emergency contraceptives. First, I

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