A Valentine for your feminist love
"Feminism… isn’t about the decisions women make at all. It’s about a woman’s right to make those decisions for herself — and it’s about promoting a culture in which those decisions are respected."
Site Director and co-founder Britni speaks on Boston Neighborhood Network Television about the State of The Streets results and harassment in Boston.
TONIGHT @ 8:30!!! Listen in! Also Live Tweeting on HollabackBoston’s Twitter!!!Britni de la Cretaz, Site Director and Events Coordinator Britni, along with Kate, is one of the founding members of Hollaback! Boston. Britni finds the empowerment of speaking up and fighting back to be quite in line with her naturally feisty disposition and is happy to have the chance to bring the Hollaback! movement to her community. Britni has a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling but prefers doing Social Work. She is an intersectional feminist, activist, former pessimist, dopeless hopefiend, spiritual gangster, and all around super rad chick. She is a firm believer that there is no such thing as too many sequins and that you can never be overdressed. http://hopefiending.wordpress.com Kate Ziegler, Site Director and Design Coordinator Her background in International Affairs and Anthropology fuels her belief that addressing root causes – such as the pervasive belief that catcalling is a socially acceptable, non-threatening behavior – is a crucial step in helping everyone feel safer on our streets. Operations Professional by day, Designer by night, Rider of Bicycles in Stilettos – Kate thrives on challenging expectations and keeping people on their toes. http://unionjackcreative.com http://kateruns.info Brandie Skorker, Communications Coordinator Brandie is an outgoing queer woman of color who has lived in Boston for the past year. Veganism, feminism, and being part of the LGBTQ community are all very important to her. She loves animals, pole dancing, cooking and spending time with her friends. She is very passionate about being involved in empowering women, the LGBTQ community and people of color through various projects and community outreach.
Listen in tonight!
Reproductive rights isn’t just a women’s issue.
Picture this: your boss having the power to decide whether you have access to affordable birth control. It sounds wacky, but that doesn’t mean it can’t happen. Right now, a group of CEOs has gone to court to demand that power and (surprise!) a bunch of politicians are standing with them. We cannot let them win.
Can you imagine?! Here’s one scenario of what it could look like. Q&A: How To Ask Your Boss For Birth Control: http://bit.ly/11pNARu