New Feminists Honor Motherhood and Every Other Gift Too

The word “Feminism” is a popular and also contentious word, with many women of diverse opinions and outlooks claiming the term. As Women Speak for Themselves have clearly stated again and again, no one speaks for all women on any issue, particularly “women’s issues”. (Though I always say that women’s issues are everyone’s issues.) It is…

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Why It Took Me 36 Hours to Recover from Praying Outside Planned Parenthood

This week’s post comes from Jewels Green, former abortion worker turned Pro-Life advocate. I was nervous. I’ve been pro-life for about 3 years but I’d only prayed outside of abortion facilities a few times. Each time I’d been nervous, uneasy, worried. Each time had been painful, discouraging, yet grace-filled.  Bearing witness to the horror and…

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Feminism’s Christmas Superpower

I remember my great grandma’s apron at Christmas time. It was constantly worn and almost threadbare, but it never looked unkempt or particularly dirty. It suited the happy scene and it suited grandma. She was in the environment she thrived on and the little frown wrinkle between her brows didn’t fool anyone. She loved to serve. It…

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Is Choice All That Matters?

I observed a few heated internet exchanges recently between those who consider themselves Feminists and those they perceived as “anti-woman”. Most recently, the topic was egg and sperm donation. One person (who is male) stated that egg donation exploits the donor. The person whom he was speaking with (a woman) then accused him of sexism…

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Giving Opportunity

This week’s post comes from GSP blogger, Chaunie Brusie, letting us know about a great opportunity to help women and infants in need. Since I wrote my book, Tiny Blue Lines: Reclaiming Your Life, Preparing For Your Baby, and Moving Forward in an Unplanned Pregnancy, I’ve been hoping to get it into the hands of the…

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The Value of Us All

Earlier this spring, a young African-American woman posted a photo of herself breastfeeding at her college graduation. Rather than see the positive side, that this young woman graduated college while raising and breastfeeding a baby, so many people had only negative things to say, and the woman eventually ended up deleting it. A few months later…

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It’s Okay, You Can Be a Feminist

Our culture takes issue with the term ‘Feminist,’ by casting a singular light on it. A woman is either proudly a “feminist,” or takes insult at the term. Because “Feminist” can carry a connotation of the crass and crude, many women remove themselves from the term, despite their power to use their status boldly. Feminism,…

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